Annual picnic

MINTARO, October 9.
On Thursday the schools in Mintaro and at the Railway Station, under the superintendence of the Sisters of St. Joseph, held their annual picnic. The children, to the number of about a hundred marched in procession through the township ; after which they were taken in waggons to the picnic ground, about a mile from Mintaro, in a paddock belonging to Mr. Bowman. It was a beautiful day and a very large number of people were present. There were the usual games, and both young and old thoroughly enjoyed themselves.—In the evening the Mintaro Christy’s gave an entertainment, and were rewarded with a fair house.—The country is looking splendid, and most farmers have commenced fallowing.