Vic­to­ria Val­ley News

The Northland Age - - Local News -

Mr. Les Kitchen re­turned from a hol­i­day in Auck­land yes­ter­day and was ac­com­pa­nied home by Mr. Rus­sell White.

Mr. and Mrs. Kin­nell and fam­ily leave on Thurs­day to take up res­i­dence in Ruarangi, Taipuha.

The many friends of Mrs. Ivan Tracey will be pleased to hear that she has had her op­er­a­tion and is do­ing well.

Card games played in the Memo­rial Hall last night re­sulted as fol­lows: Win­ners Mrs. Rex Dawson, Mr. Ross White; run­ners-up, Mrs. Bart Parker, Mr. Jack Quil­ter; con­so­la­tion, Mr. and Mrs. A. Good­night; com­pe­ti­tions, Mr. McKen­zie, Mr. Good­night, Mrs. McKen­zie, Mr. Bart Parker and Mrs. Wal­ter Kitchen.

Af­ter supper Mr. Ross White, in a short speech, men­tioned that card play­ers and oth­ers re­gret­ted that Mr. and Mrs. Kin­nell and fam­ily were leav­ing the district as they were al­ways so friendly and had made many friends in the short time they had been in the district.

He wished them all the best in their new home, and then called on Mrs. Petersen to present a gift and a spray from all the card play­ers present.

Mr. Jack Quil­ter en­dorsed what Mr. White had said, and Mr. Rex Dawson said that they would be greatly missed and thanked them for pa­tro­n­is­ing the Fair­burn dances.

Mr. Kin­nell, in re­ply­ing, said that he and his wife had made many friends since com­ing to this district and thanked one and all for their gift and good wishes.

To end the happy evening all

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