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GERMANS IN ROME GIVE FREELY FOR BENEFIT OF ARMY.

A patriotic meeting was recently held by those Germans who still remain in Rome arid waß attended by several hundreds of people (says an exohnngp) An address was given by a German prelate who has resided in Rome for many years, in which, he Btoutly upheld the justice of the German cause, at tlje same time refraining from maki ing any statements which might cause of..fence to others. ' A resolution to the effect that a collection be taken for the benefit of the German army was introduced in the course of J,he address and a sum amounting to some 05,000 lire was subscribed. In addition to this, ladies who we're present insisted on presenting their jewellery, and a number of riDgf, bracelets, earrings and other ornaments were donated to the fund.

One German woman who had worked in Rome for many years as a servant, offered her savings in the post office, amounting to about 3000 lire.

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GERMANS IN ROME GIVE FREELY FOR BENEFIT OF ARMY., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3468, 8 January 1915

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GERMANS IN ROME GIVE FREELY FOR BENEFIT OF ARMY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3468, 8 January 1915

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