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LITTLE RIVER NEWS.

[Krom Our Cdrrebpondent.] THE PENINSULA WAR FUNDS

APPEAL.

MT. HERBERT AND WAIRBWA

CODNTIEB BRANCH.

A meeting of the committee of the Mt Herbert and Wairewa Counties branoh of the Peninsula War Funds Appeal waß held in the Library on Tuesday night laet. Present—Messrs J. P. Buchanan in the ohair, A, Y. Hutohinijon, H. and J. V, Chapman, S T. Harris, and T, Thompson. An apology for absence was received from Mr J. 0 Coop.

Messrs T Thompson and H. Piper were elected to the committee.

The secretary reported that the Maoris would not be able to nominate a queen as the cirl most suitable for the position bad deolined the offer.

Messrs Buchanan and Harris reported that they had made satisfaotoy arrangements for a concert party on Saturday, Nov 20th, and that Mr L. Matson had oonsented to sot as

auctioneer.

Meesrs H. and J, Chapman were eleoted a committee ts arrange for the decoration of the Hall witb flags on that day. The saoretary reported that the Library Committee would not charge for the nee of the Library for patriotic purposes, and that the secretaries of the Little River Patriotic Committee »ould arrange for printing the necessary tickets.

Everyone has a oongh or cold sometime or somewhere. 80 everyone ought to get "NAZO- "—the best oough and oold remedy in New Zealand. In bottles of CO doses for 1/6.

The formation of canvassing oornmittee 8 was then proceeded with. Canvassers were appointed to visit from house to house between the Hill Top Hotel and' Birdllng'i Flat.

It waa deoidod to auk Messrs W F Par. klneon, T Quealy, B Ware and B Fleming to arrange canvassing oommittoea in their own districts

II waa derided to ask the members of the Little River Girts 1 Friendly Society if they would be willing to aesiit on Show Day and Boxing Day by Belling ribbons, etc. The eoorstary was inetraeted to write to Geerotary of the Domun Board, jftaking him to clone the Domain on Bvxinß Day and. the seoond Thursday in the new year, the date of the crowning at Little Rider

The nsxi meeting ia to be held on Thursday, Nov. 16th, to make final arrangement! lor the patriotic concert on Not. 20tb.

LOYAL WAIRBWA LODGE, M.U.,1 0.0. F.

A ejeolftlly eammened meeting of Loyal Weirewa Lodge was held on Friday. Oei 29 !n the Town Hall, N.G Bro J G Humphries presiding. After the . deual routine of business the Diitriot Offiaers paid their annual visit of inopeotion The District Officers, in returning thanks for their welcome later in the evening, congratulated the Lodge on the anueter present after bo tOMsy membera had yolnnteered for the war. Nine members, it was stated, were nowon aotive service, and the officers advised members to ice that these were receiving proper attention while fighting the battles of justice and truth for the Umpire. At 9 o'clock, D.P.G.M. Bro Careen read the homily for absent brothers, and sang the

After lodge, the visiters were entertained st a kortro, when songs were contributed by P.G..M Bro Lawrence, D.P.O M. Bro Carson And P.G's Bros McQueen, Gilbert, Webster and Breitmoyer. The singing of Anld Lang Syne and God Save the King terminated a pleneant and instructive evening.

LITTLE RIVER TENNIS CLUB,

The annual meeting of the above wa B held on Thursday. There was a fair attend anoe. The repott and balance sheet were scad and adopted. The following gfficuro were elected:—Patron W. H. Montgomery, president Mr J. F. Buchanan, vice-president Messrs J Montgomery, T. Quealy, 8 T Harris, W Aitken, F. Coop, A Biohards, A V Hntohinson, R H Rhodes, J Jamieaon, C Wynn, Williams F. Wright, Rev. Males and Dr. Pemberton.—Committee—Mrs Aitken, Missee Columbus, Gilbeit, ftfeade, Cloutrh, Newton Messrs Hyden. Freneb, Bead, Young, Smith, eeJeotion oommittee, Mrg Aitken, Miss Colombus, Messrs Hyden and Eeed, M. Young was elected secretary.

The opening day was fixed for November 6th. It wee'decided to ask the members of the Star Clnb to be present. . ■. A hearty vote of thanks to the retiring officers and chairman oonoladed the meeting.

STAB TENNIS CLUB

A committee meeting bf the Star Tennis Clnb was held at the pavilion on Wednesday; November 3rd, 1915. Mr C White was voted to the ohair.

; The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed.

; Correspondence was received from Mr W. H. Montgomery, enclosing oheque for £1 Iβ as sab to tbe olub, thanking the Staff Club tot the invitation to their opening, and wishing the olub a prosperous and enjoyable season.

From Messrs Lewis & Andereon notifying that they had forwarded a tropby (or com* petition amongst the ladies of the olub. From the Little River Tennis Club, far Tiling the memberi ol the Star Club to their opening on Saturday, November 6th. The Secretary wad instructed to write to Mr Montgomery thanking him for his liberal donation, and to Messrs Lewie Anderson for 4ha valuable trophy, also to the Little River Tennis Olub* thanking them for the invitation.

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LITTLE RIVER NEWS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3502, 5 November 1915

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LITTLE RIVER NEWS. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3502, 5 November 1915

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