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THE MARQUETTE DISASTER.

Among the nursea drowned in tbe Marguette disaster was Nurse Margaret Rodgera,, whose parents live at Wainui, and keen sympathy is felt with them in their loss. Nurse Margaret Rodgprs was for some time a member of , St. Andrew's Church, Christchuroh. .--he wae a student volunteer for foreign missions, and had offered her services ag a Lrainej nurse for work at the New Hebrides to assist Dr Bowie, when theeruption there brought the work to a close and changed her plans. Nurse Rodger? theta took up district work under Nurse Maude, and was loved by all whom she ministered to. A large number of the poor, as well as her personal friends, mourn her loss, After Mrs John Mackenzie left' for Melbourne, Nurse Rodgers became leader of the Young Women's Bible Class of Bt. Andrew's. In a letter received in Christchurch from Nurse Rodgerfl, sbe said :—"There 'v no romance about war, it spells suffering, hunger and filth, and how thankful l> am every day that I came to do what I could to help and relieve our brave boys,"

Nurse M, M. Hilyard, reported missing is known in Akaroa, having been in charge of the Akaroa Hobpital for several months last) year.

A. little prevention i» worth a ton of oure Before going out in oold, wet weather put a few drops of' hAZOL" on lump sugar and let it dissolve in the mouth. "NAZOL" will fortify you againet chills and germs.

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THE MARQUETTE DISASTER., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3502, 5 November 1915

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THE MARQUETTE DISASTER. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3502, 5 November 1915

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