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CONCERTS AT BOSBURY. I

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I'LIBERAL FANCY DRESS BALL…

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LIBERAL FANCY DRESS BALL AT j LEDBURY. j On Wednesday night the annual fancy dress ball (fancy dress optional), promoted bv the Ledbury Women's Liberal Association was held at the Royal Hall, Ledbury, and proved to be a great success, being attended by between 270 and 280 people. The arrangements throughout were excellent in every way, and by all appearances the large company spent a very enjoyable time. The hall had been effpctively decorated by several members of the Committee and others, including Mr C R Croad, Miss D Croad, Miss L Hodges, and Mr L P Roulfc and Mr A Twelvetree also lent valuable assistance. The stage was utilised as the band staad, and the proscenium was relieved with ever- greens and foliage plants nicely arranged, while the bareness of the operating box had been taken off by a liberal use of flags and bunting. The extra accommodation in the way of dressing rooms, refreshment room, etc., provided by Mr and Mrs E H Hopkins, host. and hostess, was excellent in every way. The committeee responsible for the arrangements were :—Messrs C Baggett, C R Croad, J Chadd, W G Davis, G Haines, W C Hamblin, J Jessett, T Lame, snr.. T Lane, jnr., A G Maddox, W Taylor, C Taylor, J Webb, H Davis (Newent), P Lewis (Colwall), with Miss L Hodges as hon. secretary. The stewards were Messrs H Davis, P Lewis, H Jessett, and T Lane, jur., and the M.C.'s were Messrs J Jessett, G Haines, W C Hamblin and J Webb. Mr W G Davis's band provided excellent dance music, and dancing commenced at 8.30 p.m. and was continued to 3 a.m. THE FANCY DRESSES. It cannot be said that there was a super- abundance of fancy dress, especially amongst the gentlemen. Prizes were awarded, three for ladies and three for gentlemen, for the best and most original fancy dresses, and the ladies' class took a great deal of discrim- inating. The judges were:—Ladies, Mrs Allen and Mis C Taylor; aud gentlemen, Mr A Carless and Mr H Thacker. Amongst the fancy dresses we noticed the following LADIES. Miss L Hodges, Spanish Dancer. Miss A Juckes, Spanish Dancer. Miss Pedlingham, Indian Maid. Miss M Coldrick, Quaker Girl. Mrs P Watkins, Night. Miss C Vaughan, Ledbury Reporter. Miss D Croad, Spanish Dancer. Miss V Croad, Pierrette. Mrs F A James, Quaker Girl. Miss Lee, Folly. Miss H Lee, Daffodil. Miss Ivy Chadd, Swiss Maid. Miss Morgan, Pierrette, Miss Nancy Morgan, Gipsy. Miss Clayton (Colwall), Superstition. Miss Lewis, Gipsy Fortune Teller. Miss Barbara Hewias, Canada. Miss May Jones, Fairy. Miss E Haines, Gretchen. Miss D Haines, Fairy. Miss Ruby Davis, Indian Lady. Miss Mamie Davis, character from "The Pied Piper. Miss Thacker, 5 o'clock Tea. Miss Gladys James, French Artist. GENTLEMEN. Mr J Huish, Dame. Mr Y C Gabb and E W Red, The Babes in the Wood. Mr W Lewis, The Mad Hatter. Mr Harold Lewis, Cowboy. Mr E Sansom, Hamlet. Mr E G Morris, Footman. Mr C Smart, jnr, R-Agtijiie. Mr E H Hopkins, jnr., character from "The Pied Piper." Master Stanley Lewis, Boy Scout. Master Caleb Haines, Sir Alec. THE PRIZE-WINNERS. I The awards of the judges were as follows:- Ladies—1, Miss A Juckes, Spanish: Dancer 2, Miss Ruby Davis, Indian Lady 3, Miss D Haines, Fairy extra prize, Miss May Jones, Fairy. Gentlemen—1, Mr J Huish, Dame 2 and 3 respectively, Mr V C Gabb and Mr, E W Reed, The Babes in the Wood. The prizes were distributed during the interval by Miss Parish (sister of Mr Clement W Parish, the prospective Liberal candidate for the division, who was unable to be present), who was accompanied by Mr George Parish. At the conclusion of the distribution Mr Carless moved a vote of thanks to Miss Parish for her attendance and for distribut- ing the prizes, and this was seconded by Mr G Haines, and carried by acclamation, Miss Parish briefly replied.

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THE TEACHERS' STRIKE. 1

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HUNTING APPOINTMENTS. I

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