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A meeting of the Patriotic Com mittee and general public was hold in tbe Town Hall last night, Mr J. 0. Ooop in the chair. Mr Montgomery asked that the position of the various funds be made dear. The secretary aud treasurer read a statement of accounts, shewing tbe position.

Mr Montgomery moved the follow ing resolution:—That a system of monthly contributions be arranged to provide fond for the Belgians, and that a sub committee be appointed to make aii local arrangements. That in tbe event of the Government making a further contribution for the relief of tbe Belgians, tbe committee call another meeting, when contributors may reconsider their contributions That tbe sub committee be

empowered to n'struct the treasurer a to what means should be. taken to ensure tbe mon9y collected being use '< for food for tbe Belgians. This was agreed to. Lists with the following beading were circulated in the room, and tbe amounts mentioned hoteaiiJcr in\: misei?:—"We, tha undersigned, agree • o contribute tbe sums set opposite to our name 3to provide food for the Belgians, monthly for twelve months, or uniil the end of tbe war." Monthly Contributions. £ p. d. ! W, H. Montgomery ..500 Mrs Montgo nry ...100 ' J. 0 Coop .. ..200 Miss Coop .. ..100 Mr 3J. 0. Coop .. ..100 W. Aitken .. ..100 F. G. Rood .. .. 5 0 T. E. Stanbury .. .. 5 0 T. Williams .. .. 2 6 Harry Lee .. .. 2 6 Jas Joblin .. .. 5 0 J Johnron .. . / 5 0 A. V. Hutchinson -.. 10 0

Mrs J. F. Buchanan ..330 J F. Buchanan .. .. 10 O 0 Barnes and Marsh .. 10 0 W. Lewthwaita |.. .. 10 0 S. H. Usher .. .. 10 0 John Reed .. .. 10 0 i W. J. Whatman.. .. 10 0 . H, .. .. 10 0 ! S T. Harris .. ..110 G. Colomhus .. .. 10 0 Charlotte Jeff .. .. 10 0 Thos Hampton .. .. 10 0 Jarf. Chapman, seor. .. 10 0 Jas Chapman, jr, .. 10 0 P, Fahev 10 0 F. Fhboy 10 0 Mrs Birdling .. ..100 ?« Birdling .. .. 10 0 G Breitmeyer .. .. 5 0 E Ufßber .... 5 0 J. Jones 10 0 M. Bell 10 0 M. McKehy .. .. 10 0 G. Jonee, jr. |?.. ~100 G. Stanbury, senr. .. 10 0 £40 19 0 TLI 'u'.loftinj gumlemen were appointed a sub committee xto make arrangements: —Messrs J. 0. Coop, Montgomery, Hutchinson, Chapman, Harris, Thorn son, F. Fabey nnd ' r . Williams. The committee acknowledge tbe following additional donations : — I £ s. d. Len, Lenvthwa'te (sear's grassseed cheque) 10 0 Reuben (sale one bag wool) 211 5 Tom White, jr 9 3 Mrs Campbell (Piraki) 31b. butter. You nil! be advised to take this and' that but if you have a Cold or a Cough; if InflU' enza or Nasal Trouble of any kind is bothering you, "NAZOL' is the one thing needful It cure--. 1/6.

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BELGIAN FUND, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3403, 5 March 1915

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BELGIAN FUND Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3403, 5 March 1915

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