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Socialising [cont]

Went to town on Friday nights. Mentions what they did in town. Details.

First talking picture screened in the Waikato at the Cambridge town Hall.

"Talking pictures were just out of the world"

Truck picked up all the youngsters in the district. Saturday night old-time dances. Went in a "coupla car loads".

"I was going with my intended for about 4 years before we got married. So I usually took, well I always took her...If I hadn't I'd have got the sack"

Was 18 when met intended. Talks of relationships in those days. Worked on parent's farm. She was a good tennis player. Talks of his family, her mother reaction to their relationship. Danced the 3-step, the waltz, and the Maxi. Describes how boys dressed up. Girls wore ball-gowns.