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A meeting of the Little River Patriotic Committee was held in the Town Hall on Saturday evening, July 3rd, 1916. Mr J, O. Coop presided. The balanoe sheet showed ft balance of £63.

Accounts of £1 Iβ for the Lady Liverpool » und, and £1 16a 3d for the Bed Cross Fund, were paßeed for payment. After some discussion as to the disposal of the June contributions, Mr E. French proposed that the sum of £10 be voted to the Serbian Belief Fund.

(Seconded by Mr Aitken and carried. Ail arrangements in conneolion|witb the forwarding of this money were left in tne hands of the chairman and the secretaries.

Mr Montgomery moved that this com mittee learns with deep regret of the deatb of Private Samuel C. Mnoson, killed in action in the Dardanelles, and deajres to convey its sympathy to hid parents and relatives in their bereavement

, The motion was carried, the committee standing. Proposed by Mr Coop that the Beoretariee write to the parents of any wounded troopers from this locality. Carried. On the motion of Mr Montgomery it was decided to forward to each trooper on the liet (as per minuta book) a cop; of either "The Weekly Press" or "The Canterbury Times,', as near ac practicable equal numbers of paoh paper to be sent, arrangements to be left in the hand* of the secretaries.

Messrs Humphries and French came as a deputation from the Oddfellows. They stated that several local members of their sooiety were present »t Trentham, and in the matter of giving them a send off their society would like to work in with the Patriotic Committee.

This suggestion was .cordially approved by the committee

All arrangements in connection with the send off were left in the hande of the com

mittee. wa dpoided to bold the next monthl; noting in the Library at 7 M> V • < u^' Jhe following is a o-'' « "«' •'■'' lb ' Uirch collection of U<e niontuly fuibscrip' '<>"* whioh were Inn v ed ■ '»'■' iaonl ■:.'.'k ;

J E Stanbury 5? T Williams 2s 6rf. .T Jobiin 5s W Lewthwaite 10a, H Gilman lOt. Mige Jeff £1, Geo Breitmeyer ss, Geo Btan. bury, 10s, W J Whatman 10s, 8 H mahtt 10*, E H Ueeher fis, W Newton 10s, H French 10a. Thoa Thompson £1, Mrs T Thompson 10a, J O Coop £2, Mra J O Coop 10s, MUb M Coop £1, Miss Coop £1, Harry Uβ 2n 6d, John Beed lOa, H Lewthwaite 10s, O Wynn Wiiliama £1, Miis M Bell 10s, Miss McKelvie 10f, W Aiken £1, Jos John* son ss, W P Byars 10s. Stanley Budling 10s, ■ J F Buchanan £3 3s, Mre H Lewthwaite £1, Job Jones 10s, W Radford 103, S Reynish ss, Gee Jones sen £1, G Morrieh 2s 6d, J Chapman sen 103, J Chapman jnn 10s, W H CoombeßlOs.'VEPieecn 2s 6d, B Russell 2a 6d, J. Beynish 6s, B Norrie 2s 6d, Mre Vtnstone ss, J W Smith 2s 6d, J W Clark* 2s Gd, J Humpbri(B 10s, Fred Rted s*, Jac Rinaldi 2s 6d, J F Buchanan £10, F Croc* kelt sa, F Fahsy 10s. P Fabey 10s, W H Montgomery £5. fi A Patien 10a, T Quealy £1, B Chapman 2s, total £45 103 6d. Tbe treasurer of the Little Rfver Pntriotic Fund wiehes to acknowledge the following additional donations 10 the Bel'ef Funds: -

Harold Lee jun 4* 3d, combined tennis clubs £5 4s 3d, Puaha sohool children £1 6a 6d, total £6 ISj.

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LITTLE RIVER NEWS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3472, 6 July 1915

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LITTLE RIVER NEWS. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3472, 6 July 1915

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