Newspaper Article – Queen Carnival Dance

The dance held in the Woodville Drill Hall on Friday evening as a conclusion to the queen carnival festivities proved an unqualified success. Over two hundred couples graced the floor, which was in splendid dancing order. Excellent music was provided by Wi Duncan’s orchestra, and extras were played by Mrs R. R. Johnston. The duties of M.C. were carried out in a most efficient manner by Mr R. R. Johnston. Before the sumptuous supper was partaken of the Mayoress (Mrs H. P. Horne) presented handsome dressing cases and boxes of chocolates to each of the four candidates. The Mayor heartily congratulated the queen of the carnival and the three other candidates upon the magnificent result of the festival. He also congratulated the various committees. Dancing was kept merrily going until an early hour on Saturday morning.

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Dated after 14 August 1929 when Constance Nelson married Mayor Henry Horne

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