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W.C.T.U.

The ordinary meeting of the Ashburton District Women's Christian Temperance Union was held in the Baring Square schoolroom on afternoon. Mrs W.; X- Watson occupied the chair. Owing to sickness amongst the members the attendance was rather unsatisfactory. The" president referred to the Convention now being held in Gisborne, and to the various: subjects under discussion —reforms which were urgently needed for the benefit of humanity. Mrs W. T. Lill (Superintendent of Hygiene) reported on the work undertaken .by her department, all of which was considered very satisfactory. At the request of the secretary of . the No-license Council, Mesdames W. J: Brown and McEwen were appointed to represent the Union on the roll committee. The president referred to the near departure of Rev. T. R. B. and t Mrs Wcolloxall from Ashburton, which was deeply, regretted by the members of the Union. The willing assistance rendered by them on every occasion was gratefully acknowledged. Mr Wdolloxall briefly addressed the'uneeting,'after which Mrs Watson spoke of the interest taken in and work done, by Mrs Woolloxall in connection with the Union,,,arid, on behalf of the members, presented her with a handsome pair of silver candlesticks. The recipient;suitably responded. "One new member/was ; initiated^;;;A;;cup of tea was habited round, and the meeting terminated/* v .'

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W.C.T.U., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8815, 11 March 1914

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W.C.T.U. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8815, 11 March 1914

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