TREAT AT HAILE.

       Miss. POSONBY, Haile Hall, on Saturday last, showed her usual kindness
and thoughtfulness in providing a treat for the school children, and
parishioners of Haile. The social gathering has been annual for a few years now, and
Miss. POSONBY's generosity is highly appreciated by the inhabitants of the
parish.

       The children sat down to an excellent tea laid in the schoolroom, and
every attention was given to the children by Miss. TURNER (Schoolmistress),
assisted by:

Mrs. BRINDLE

Mrs. SMITH

Mrs. NOBLE

Mrs. LOGAN

Miss SMITH (assistant mistress)

Miss. THROUGHTON

Miss. SPEDDING

       After the children were satisfied the adults sat down to a fresh
supply of everything that was nice, over which a very pleasant hour was spent.
Various outdoor games were arranged but the state of the weather would not permit
them, so that they had to provide some amusements for the children in the
jolly time they had.

       At the conclusion about a half past seven, cheers were most heartily
given for Miss. POSONBY for providing the treat, and to those ladies who kindly
helped to make the youngsters happy, after which the National Anthem was
sung, and the children went home, each carrying a bag of nuts and sweets, having
thoroughly enjoyed themselves.

       The room was then cleared and dancing was indulged in by the adults,
and kept up till half past eleven. During the evening songs were kindly
rendered by Messrs. J. J. MUMBERSON, H. Y. SIMPSON, and J. SMITH, and everyone
expressed their gratitude to Miss. POSONBY for the happy time they had spent.

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