Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

EXECUTIVE CAPACITY SHOWN.

As necessarily the share of women lias' been largely in the industries a:id in social service, they decided to have their own exhibition to include those, and it offered a striking example of the, executive capacity of women. Not only was it opened on time, but it was the only exhibit that was ready ! Their only help was a small grant from the Government, and a tract of several acres given by the city of Amsterdam. This was so wet that a hole made by a stick instantly filled with water. Their landscape gardeners were women; the tract \vas at onr:e surrounded by a deep trench, which filled with water almost before it was finished; gravel walks and grass plots were made; shrubbery and flowers wero set in, and it was transformed into a lovely park, with a music stand, in the centre occupied by an excellent band of women. The wives of all the burgomasters in the country, the ladies in waiting of the Queen, and others of distinction accepted places on the Honorary Committee. The wife of Amsterdam's Mayor gave the address of welcome on the opening days, and later Queen Wilhelmina herself made a thorough inspection of the exhibits, the first interest she has ever shown in anything undertaken by the women of her country. ; - "

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/AG19140209.2.56.1

Bibliographic details

EXECUTIVE CAPACITY SHOWN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8789, 9 February 1914

Word Count
221

EXECUTIVE CAPACITY SHOWN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8789, 9 February 1914

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.

Working