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COLWALL NEWS. I The Reporter is now on sale at the shop of M H Malt, hairdresser and tobacconist, near the I Stone, Colwall. SALE. I The annual sale of newspapers, magazines, etc., in connection with the Public Library was held on Wednesday night. Mr G Smith, of the firm of Messrs Pope, Smith and Anthony, auctioneers, Ledbury, conducted the sale. The attendance was not large and prices ruled about the same as last year. At the close a hearty vote of thanks was accorded the auctioneer for his kindness in conducting the sale, on the motion of Mr T A Pedlingham. FANCY DRESS BALL. I A very successful fancy dress ball, promoted by the Committee of the Hill Institute Club, was held last (Thursday) night at the Institute, when there was a capital attendance, and some exceedingly good fancy dresses. Miss L Bishop provided dance music, Messrs F H Rawlings and E Rogers were the M.C.'s, and Messrs J Manton, R James (hon. secretaries), S Jones, C Hyde, R P Johnson, E Box, G Grundy, W Clements and G Hill were the Committee responsible for the arrangements. SCHOOL TREAT. I The infant members of the Sunday School were entertained to the Annual Christmas Treat at the Girls' School, Col wall Green, on Thursday afternoon. A substantial tea was provided for the little guests and was much enjoyed. After- wards various indoor games were indulged in, and during the afternoon Father Christmas arrived with a bag fall of toys, etc., and the children were allowed to choose one from his "sack." The party were under the super- intendence of Miss E Stallard, and she was assisted by her teachers. A most enjoyable time was spent. CHRISTMAS PARTY. Through the kindness of the Rector and Mrs Harris, the members of the "Guild of Perseverance were entertained to their annaal Christmas party at the Rectory ou Monday night. The members, numbering about 40, assembled at the Rectory at 7 o'clock, when a su bstantial tea was provided. Afterwards a very enjoyable time was spent, numerous indoor games being indulged in, and dancing was also a popular form of amusement. Gramaphone selections and songs by the Rector were given at intervals, and the party continued merrily up till eleven o'clock. At the close a hearty vote of thanks was proposed by Mr T Berry to the Rector and Mrs Harris for their kind hospi- tality, to which the Rector replied, and said he hoped that the Guild would continue to flourish. Mr and Mrs D A G Birchley were also present. I RINGERS' SUPPER. -1 I Through the kindness of the Rector and Mrs Harris, the ringers of the Parish Church were entertained to supper at the Rectory on Wednes- day night. At 7 o'clock the ringers assembled at the Tower and rang Touches of Doubles, with the bells muffled. At 7.30 service was held in the church, at which the Rector officiated. Afterwards the ringers again ascended the tower and rang six scores of Triples. At 10 o'clock the party returned to the Rectory, where a substantial supper was provided, and was much approciated. Dr. and Mrs Harris entertained the party with songs, etc., and ringers joined in carols. Just before 12 o'clock the tower was again ascended and the Old Year was tolled out and the New Year ushered in. The bells were then unmuffled and plain Courses were rung, and also fired at intervals until 1 a.m. The members present were Messrs W W Allen, C Thomas, C Evans, W Hughes, J Thomas, W Harford, W Price, G Jones, C Pedlingham, F Gittens.




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