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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 1915. THE BELGIAN FUND.

Thb resolution come to by the central committee tbat all donations for tbn poor of Great Britain, Ireland and Belgium Fund should be devoted to tba Belgians alone wiii meet with general approval; The devastation of their country baa by no means ended, and the Germans in their retreat will be still more merciless than tbey were in their advance at tbe beginning of tbe war. It. is impossible for ns to conjure up tbe misery and poverty thrust upon the unfortunate Belgians, and they need all tbe financial help people can give them, We believe '" tbat the poor in Britain Buffered much by tbe war—their usual dona- «. lions would be cut off, and in tbe general sympathy for. the Belgians they would be forgotten. However.* ; tbe rich people in England can well to" \ left to help on tbe poor, and, if tbe New Zealanders subscribe to tha _ 9 ] ./' gians, tbey are removing gome a f the I burden from the English. It \ a j, h marvellous how people are giving, a y d ' what general sympathy is t«U.-/ or 'j these sufferers at the handa o* fi er many. In bo many case? • the pO , are giving most generoa,'' . - , £ r put many of the neb " , >y l c the Peninsula tbeX •t0 sha^ c ', 0n wy good, bat. ' * e fP ODSe H ha9 t >' BD made on Tn»> another call is _emg sale is beiv .rsday, when an auction BehGQl ?' J 8 beld in * he r ) efjhn,cn tha V' «' Akaroa. We bjck' .ayor has been given v lot of >' uuce, and that it will be. auctioned a 2 p.m by Mr T. W. Wilkins. It is hoped that all who can will attend and support the scheme, and that another goodly amount will be sent to tbis deserving fund

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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 1915. THE BELGIAN FUND., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3471, 19 January 1915

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The Akaroa Mail. TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 1915. THE BELGIAN FUND. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3471, 19 January 1915

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