PENINSULA SOLDIERS' APPEAL
MEETING OP AKAROA GOUNrY
A meeting of the Central Committee !of the Aknroa and Borough distriot of the Peninsula War Fund? Appeal was beld at the Hall, Duvauohelle' on Friday, when there were present;— Messrs J. Bruce (chairman), J. Cairns. B. Barker, A Waghorn, R. A. Petti grew, T. Mould, ;a. R. Priohard, A. W. Orme; W. Moore, W. H. Sunckell, W. G. Dalglish, J J. Donovan, D MoKay, T. E. McKenzie, O B Thacker. W. J, Warner, and Mr G. H O'Oallaghan, Bon. Seo.
Mr T. E McKenzie, Hon. Beo. of tbe Duvauohelle Sports Club wrote stating that at tbe annual meeting of tbe olub it bad been decided to donate £20 towards the prize fund and run a sports meeting in connection with the Duvaucheile Carnival. A copy of the programme would be submitted if the committee accepted the offer.
Mr. R A. Pettigrew moved the Duvauohelle Bports Club's offer to run .porta at the Carnival and provide up to £20 prize money be aooepted with thanks,
Beconded by Mr B, Barker and oarried.
The date of the Akaroa County Carnival was fixed for the first Thursday in January, 1916, on the motion of Mr. Priehard, seconded by Mr. J. Cairns.
Mr Jos Gaskin offered the use of his paddock for the Duvauohella carnival.
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On tbe motion of Mr C B Tbaeker, seconded by Mr W Warner, it was decided to accept tbe offer witb thanks Tbe following advertising committee was appointed—Messrs B A Pettigrew, T E McKenzie and tbe Hon Secretary, [Mr G H O'Callagban. A discussion took place as to the form of contributions to be made. Mr Donovan thought it would be better to give in cash as far as possible as tbey had to find the buyers for anything else and tbere would be too much to sell Tbe Chairman said be thought tbey should not refuse anything and most people would give both as well as being buyers. Mr Barker said if there was any fruit, vegetables and stock left over after the Carnival they conld send it to Christohuroh.
The Chairman said they had split up the Peninsula Carnivals so that there would not be a great aggregation of stock and produce.
The Secretary said they could have a stall at Little River if tbere was anything over from the Duvauohelle Carnival.
Mr W Sunckell asked re getting ladies to work for tbe work and other stalls. In German Bay they thought of forming a ladies committee to work on the stalls.
The Ohairman said the ladies at Robinson's Bay and O'Kaina were already working for the stalls.
Mr T E McKenzie said he thought tbey should encourage giving goods in kind. He thought ladies committees should be formed at once.
Mr J J Donovan said he thoughl eaoh Bay should oanvas for oontriba tlons for tbe Queen contest and sel the tickets at sales and shows. A
Tbe Chairman said an Akaroa concert party would give oonoerts in any of the bays that it was thought warranted it.
Messrs B Barker and T E MoKenzie said they thought the ladies should meet to organise the Duvauohelle Oarnival '
Mr Sunckell said he would like some suggestion from the Central Committee as to tbe work for the different stalls such as the luncheon and work stalls. Mr McKenzie said if ladies com mittees were appointed in eaoh bay and tbe Central committee gave them their requirements then eaoh com mittee would work for the different stalls. Tbe Chairman said it would be sufficient to say now tbat there would be a luncheon aud work stall so that the ladies could get to work Tbey oould have a more definite understand iog as to requirements later. Mr W Warner move 1 tbat each chairman of tbe different sub com mittees call a meeting of tbe ladies in tbeir distriocs and appoint two dele gates to meet at Duvaucbelle as a central committee Seconded by Mr D. McKay and carried, Tbe Secretary said he would ask canvassers to send in their lists from time to time so tbat they oould form an idea of what was being done.
Mr Barker raised tbe question of selling tbe live stock on tbe Friday following tbe oarnival. It was deoided
to consider this matter later
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FRENCH FARM COLLECTION LIST.
The following splendid response has has been made at French Farm to the Peninsula War Funds Appeal. The contributions will go to support ths Akaroa Borough and <ounty candidate Miss Jessie |Bruoe In tbe Peninsula Soldiers' Queen contest.
The collection was made by Messrs J J Donovan and P Shadbolt:—J J Donovan £5, P Shadbolt £5, T Stewart £6, J Wright £5, J Brocherie £8 Bs, L Giddens 10s, E Wright £2, A Wright £2, Mrs Donovan £1 Is, Mis Bhadbolt £1, Miss Hazel Shadbolt 10s, \D Hunt ss, Mrs S E Weir £1, 0 F C Wilson £5, E Giddens £1, Miss McKay ss, Mrs T Stewart £1, L Brocherie £5, Miss A Brocherie ss, Wm Wright £1, Mrs J Wright Jnr £1 Is, Noel, Rona and Jackie Wright 10s, Miss E Brocherie ss, Mr and Mrs Luke Wright £5 £s. Total £52.
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PENINSULA SOLDIERS' APPEAL, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3503, 9 November 1915