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Christmas Festivities at the Oakwood Park Hotel. Elaborate preparations were made for the Christmas holidays at the picturesque Oak- wood Park Hotel, near Conway, and on Friday, about 130 distinguished visitors ar- rived at the hotel for the festivities. Under the capable superintendence of Mrs. C. A. Bailey, the manageress, everything possible had been done to ensure The comfort and the happiness of the guests. The festivities commenced on Friday evening, with a progressive whist tourna- ment, and on Christmas Eve, there was a Cinderella dance. The ballroom and corridors had been transformed into a veri- table fairyland, and with the excellent lights and the beautiful dresses worn, the scene was one of brilliance. On Christmas Day, a concert was held in the theatre of the hotel, when an excellent programme was contri-. buted by Mr. Barlow, Mr Porter, Birming- ham Miss Streather Booth, West Kirby; Dr. Griffiths, Liverpool; Miss Sotwell, Dr. Hall Griffiths, Miss Pollock, Mrs Hopwood, and Miss Pratt. On Monday evening, there was a fancy dress masked ball, when prizes were offered for the most humorous costumes, and for the prettiest ana best designed. The guests vied with each other in the originality of their dresses, and the adjudicators had con. siderable difficulty in awarding the prizes. The ballroom again presented a beautiful spectacle, and it was evident that the guests were greatly enjoying themselves. The prize winners were:—Best design (ladies), Mrs. Sabine, London (gentlemen), Mr. C. Poulton Plant, Wolverhampton most hum. orous (ladies), Mrs Charlesson, West Kirby; (gentlemen), Mr Pollock, Worcester. On Tuesday a dance was held, and last (Wed- nesday) evening, there was another success- ful Cinderella dance. Throughout the week entertainments are provided ior the guests. The billiard tournament was won by Mr. A. Hudson, Rock Ferry. GOLFING. This i-s one of the chief attractions of the hotel, for a finer golf course could hardly be wished for. They are beautifully situated in close proximity to the hotel. The num- erous competitions arranged by the pro- prietor drew forth a large array of competi- tors, all of whom were loud in their praise of the excelIent condition of the I links. For the Oakwood Park Challenge Cup, there was a good entry, and the final match proved very exciting, the finalists being followed by a large number of guests. Ir. P. Ford, Trentham, and Mr. G. Pepper, Handsworth. were the finalists, and when they were all square at the 18th hole, there was a cheer. Play became very exciting, and every movement was keenly watched, but it was not until they got to the 21St hole, that Mr Penper gained the upper hand, and thus won the beautiful troohy. The winner of the Oakwood Park medal was Mr. G. Ashton, West Didsbury Further com- petition's are being held during the week.

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