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Mrs J D. Bruce held a meeting at the Public Hall, Duvauohelle, on Saturday after noon. The storm that was raging and the deluge of rain, naturally prevented the meeting being anything like a representative oue. but still it was a very uucoessfui one, Mrs Bruce took the chair. The following contributions were then received :

Mrs J D Bruce £1 Is, Mrs G Checkley 10s Mrs T W Wilkins 10s and flannel, Mrs C J Kicbfield 10s, Mrs J Gankin 10b, Miss G»skin 10s, Mrs Arthur, Lighthouse, Afiaroa Heads, 10?, Mr C i< C Wilson, Tikao, two suits pyjamas, Mrs W Warner, Wainui, clx suits pyjamas, Miss Davidson, Duvauchelle. sheets and pillow elipa, Mrs B Barker calioo and clippers. It was deoided to work at boms, and to purchase the material from contributions. Mrs T W Wilkins, of Duvauchelle, waß appointed hon. sea and treasurer, and to receive the goods when completed and further contributions.

It was decided to send the goodß to Akaroa for packing, Mrs 'Wilkins also undertook the dislri. bution of material to those ladies wLo are willing to help. Mrs Bruce reports to us that already the ladies have got a good start with their work, and splendid results will follow, She ie sorry that the weather prevented the meeting being more representative, PENINSULA SUBSCRIPTIONS. The Mayor of Akaroa wishes to acknow. ledge the following contributions to the Hospital Ship;— £ s d Amount previously acknowledged 32 1 0 Mr E E Lelievre ~ .. JO 0 0 Messrs Mooro Bros. .. .. 5 0 0 Mrs T Masefield ~ .. 5 0 0 Mr T Lelievre ~ ~ 2 0 0 Mr S Curry (Robinson's Bay) 2 2 0 Mies J L Buckland .. .. 110 Mrs Thomas 110 Mr and Mrs Lane .. .. 1 1 O , ? Sympathiser 10 6.

Mr 3 H McDonald (Wainui) .. 1 ,0 0 Mrs J H McDonald (Wainui) .. 1 0 0 Mt McDonald's children .. 5 0 Mr W. B. Hammond .. .. 10 0 Mrß Funnell 1 0 o Mr D Curry sen. 5 0 0 Cartload of coal .. .. 15 0 0 Total £84 7 6 CARTLOAD OF COAL. At the end of last week Mr Basil Henning gave a cartload of coal to the Hospital Ship, and Mr J. Kerridge. of Akeroa, put it in one oNhis carts and obtained guesssrs for its weight at the niodast fee of Is per guess In Ibis way the guesses, owing to Mr Kerridge's active canvas, realised £15. The coal has been weighed, and is 22381 be, the correct weight being guecssd by Mr Cyril Walker. Mr Walker hae given the coal to be put up to aiic'ion by the Mayor at the Hospital concert to be held tn the Oddfellows' Hall on Saturday night , SATURDAY NIGHT'S CONCERT. The Mayor has received no word from M* Lane re a visit of the Ohristchurch company of entertainers "The Nuts" who are giving a concert in aid of the Hospital Ship at Akaroa on Saturday night. The proprietors of the Bruce Hotel, Messrs Bobinson and Parkin, have very kindly made an offer to His Worship the Mayor to put up the concert party during their stay. The Mayor has accepted the offer with thanks. HAYWARD'S PICTURES NIGBT. Next Friday Hayward's Pictures will be screened in the Oddfellows' Hall. Particulars of the programme are given elf ewhere. The whole of the proceeds will be handed to his Worship the Mayor for the Hospital Ship Fund.

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AKAROA COUNTY WORKERS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Issue 3463, 1 June 1915

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AKAROA COUNTY WORKERS. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Issue 3463, 1 June 1915

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