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COLWALL NE ws: I FORTHCOMING ELECTION. I On Monday, at the Temperance Hall, Colwall, polling will take place from 12 noon till 8 p.m. for the election of a Guardian and Rural Dis- trict Councillor for the parish of Colwall in place of Mr M J Powell, resigned. The candidates are Miss Bessie Lake and Mr J R Roberts. The address of Mr Roberts will be found in this column and there appears every prospect of a good fight. Mr R Homes is the returning officer. A FORMER STATIONMASTER'S SON. I The Rev. R Thomas, who is the son of Mr i D Thomas, the station master at Foregate 1 Street Station, Worcester, and formerly at Colwall, has been the recipient of several presents and the good wishes of his parishion- ers at St. John's Coventry, on his departure for work in Queensland. Mr Thomas has been at St John's for six years. He studied at Kelham Theological College, Newark. During his stay in Coventry, he has become very popular, and has thrown himself with marked zeal into the mission work of the Parish, especially in connection with St. Saviour's Church, of which he has had the charge for the past two and a half years. SALE OF WORK. I A sale of work in connection with the Colwall Branch of the League of Pity, which is the Children's Branch of the National Society of Preve ntion of Cruelty to Children, took place on Saturday afternoon at the residence of Mr and Mrs E Ballard, The Court. The sale was from 3 till 7 o'clock and during the afternoon was well patrpnised. The stalls were in charge of the following :—Fancy work Miss Ballard, twopenny stall Miss Peggie Ballard and Master Paul Harris, cushion stall Miss Nancy Ballard, fancy stall Mrs Lawton and Miss Vernall, general stall Miss Phyllis Holt-Needham, Master Willie Holt- Needham, and Miss Whittal. There were also aide attractions which included a cabbage patch which was under the charge of Miss Davis, who represented Mrs Wiggs, with Miss Ruth Ballard and Miss Joan Holman as the little Misses Wiggs. The prizes were wrapped Up in green paper and hid in the cabbages from which the competitors had to chose. Mrs and the little Misses Wiggs were suitably attired and wore sun bonnets. Mrs Woodham also assisted. Another side attraction was a guessing competion of portrait of nota- bilities from the "Sphere," copies of pictures principally the National, Tate, Louvre and other art galleries, Miss Ballard being in charge. Tea hras arranged in the dining room, and altogether the sale should result in a good financial success for the object for which it was held.

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