Victoria Valley 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