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LADY LIVERPOOL FUND.

The Mayoress (Mrs G. Armstron ■'), has received the following letter from the ■ brisfobureh branch of the Lady Liverpool Fund :—

"It will be withia your knowledge that her Excellency Lidy Liver pool has placed herself in com munioation with the Mayoress of Ohristcbnroh, Mrs Holland, urg ing the necessity of providing the troops now on service at the front with socks. Thie district, C*n terbury, is responsible for pro viding for its quota, amounting' (0 7000 paire. The Mayoress will be glad to learn to what ex tent she may rely upon your

district in the matter of assisting in this very necessary work. J" her letter, Lady Liverpool sug gesfcs that the various branches of .tVifi Lady Liverpool Fund 1 should try and send each man of the Expeditionary Forco fit* , * pairs of socks, and to de?parcr them in June,' "

Mr T. Lewitfc, of Akaroi, very kindly gave 2lbs of wool towards this fund, and several Akaroa ladies have in hand the making of the six pair of soxs, which this wool represents Our readers may not remember thai Lady Liverpool has made special arrangements to eend the-o socka to our forces. If they want to do =o, peopcan send the cocks to certnin mp We believe tha-t it in astoniffhi .j wh>t a number of the men have no f'iei'l--

to knit them socks, and these gift s are appreciated very keenly Ther B is a "good deal of satisfaction in send ing the socks away through this me dium, as it is certain they reach their dastination. Private parcels seem to go astray in many oases.

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LADY LIVERPOOL FUND., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3457, 7 May 1915

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LADY LIVERPOOL FUND. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3457, 7 May 1915

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