PENINSULA. WAR FUNDS APPEAL.
AKAROA BOROUGH BRANCH
A meeting of the Akaroa branch was held on Monday evening. There was a good attendance.
In the absenoe of the chairman, Mr T. Lewitt was voted to the chair.
The Mayor, Messrs F. Armstrong, J. D. Bruce, Rev. J. W. Hayward sent apologies for their absence Mr W. Aitken, of Little River, wrote to effect that the Little River Band has been obliged to disband, as so many of their members bad gone to the front. ■•
It was decided to delete the beauty show.
It was also resolved to extend the button holes and badges, to include a flower stall, Misses May and Elsie Westenra to be in charge. Miss Lorna Armstrong asked leave to be included in the bran tub with Miss L Youogman. Miss Marjory Julius, wrote regretting she could not take charge of the guessing.
Mrs Ferguson and Miss Nellie Newton offered to take charge of the guessing competitions. Mr E. E. Lelievre offered his horee "Bogash" (Harold Dillon—Salon Gazelle), to be raffiad for the Akarca branch of the fund.
The offer was received with thanks. It was deoided not to trouble any further about band music
Mrs H. W, Wilkins offered a Teddy bear for competition.
Misses Joan Gantrell and Enid Lewitt offered to take charge of a juvenile stall. The meeting then terminated.
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PENINSULA. WAR FUNDS APPEAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3506, 19 November 1915