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From: "Becky Horne" <>
Subject: [ZA-EC] Newspaper cuttings from the Eastern Cape - Police Forcecelebrate Christmas
Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2007 02:00:17 +0200
Please join me in welcoming Mandy Whitham to the List. Hope you going to
be very happy with us. Here is a snippet of news from an Eastern Cape
Newspaper, which I hope makes you feel right at home.
Herald, 29 December 2006
100 Years Ago by Ivor Markman
A selection of interesting century-old snippets from The Herald of
News from week ending December 29, 1906.
There is a day in the year when the members of the local police force
enjoys himself and that is Christmas Day. It is a day on which the force
assembles to partake of Christmas dinner.
That held on Christmas Day in the dinning room of the police barracks
was behind none of its predecessors. In all about 60 sat down including
Head Constable WHITE, Sergeants HUNTER, MILNE, MURPHY and Sergeant
SPRADBURY of the Cape Mounted Police.
The hall had been tastefully decorated for the occasion, whilst the
tables were laid out in an exceedingly pretty fashion, great credit
being due to Mr. J. DAVIDSON. The dinner was served up in first-class
Following this toasts were honoured and speechmaking indulged in.
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