WAR FUNDS APPEAL.
A. meeting of tha Akaroa Rranck of the Peninsula War Funds Arpeal was held at, Borough Council Chambers 'on Monday evening His Worship the Mayor prrsidins Thn followin<? werf pr»a«'nt - T R Tavlnr, B E Lelievre. O \V. lepto, G Pilk ington, Mesprs L.T Vnn?snni J D Kruoe, G. ChfiOKlpy 0 W Leete, D, Fjfe A. Gray iv d G W Thomas hon sec
Apologies were recn'vsd from Mps rs C Hull, F G Armstrong anr) V, R Lelipvre!
>he Secretary rep >rted that he bad ftpplied to thr? Mininter of Internul Afifairs for a permit for r-files, Ho stated that the following gifts had been made to the Akaroa branch, the trotting horse "Bogash," the harse "Bonspear." carved ivory case, farmed picture, tea tray, cushion and Mr L J Vangioni's yacht ,c Do)Uerel."
The following Committee were nppointpd to take of the ruffles Mppstr E R Lelievre, A Gray,.L J Vangioni and R W Shepherd.
The Mayor said in accordance with the regulations under Section 22 (I) of the "War Funds Act, 1915," the Committee had issued permits to all those collecting fundsi He thought that the permits were essen'ial, though it was not likely there be any d,ißhon«aty in ' ku-oa.
Mr Vaneioni reported that he had collected £64 Hβ was raffling hia yacht "Do tenl" for 10g tickets.
The ohairmp.n reported that Mr Hall had collected £40 and protiuee.
Mr G. Checkley wai appointed to collect in Grphnm Valley. The s°oretary reported that £225 was to the credit of the Aknros branch at the bank.
Mrs Shepherd's to donate a prize for buttonholes' made by girls under 14 years was accpp'ed with hnnfcs.
It was decided all money colleoted for the sale of badges go to the badges committee.
The Mayor read a letter from the Patea Patriotic League containing several resolutions of a patriotic nature, inoluding ons in favour of compulsory service if neoes ary. organisation of labour for war purposes and free medical and dental atten ion /or all men temporarily unfit, the expense to be n e<; by the Government, •
Mr Checkley knew of one young man who had spent £21 to mnke himself fit ■ Hβ had to undergo an operation and had only just em.ugh money to undertake it.. He thought if he was willing to Rive hia life the Government should msot snob exnenses
The ohairman moved the cluuaa -'That the Government be urged to pay full oo«t of any dental or medical costs of a man who is willing to go to the front." The iqotion was seconded- by Mr Cheokley and carried.
Mr E:B. "Webb wrote saying a meeting to arrange for a Peninsula queen in the big Christohuroh contest would be held in Christchurch on Wednesday, Nov. 1. Mr J D Bruce said only the Peniusula quota of the Patri >tio Funds would go to the Peninsula Candidate. Mr J F Buchanap rang him up to say he would attend th« maoting for the Peninsula Lyttelton would join the Peninsula, and the Plains were willing to help to support the Peninsula Quf-eri.
Mr Gray repotted that the Concert Com mittee would arrange a big conqart on Docembpr 16th , .
The Mayor said the flags for those who had given £10 at the Akiroa concert "in October were to hand. He proposed to give fcnem out on Thursday night.
Mr D Fyfe reported that he had £18, a cartload o£ coal for weightguessing, a bullock and a sbeep on his liec
Mr Bruce mentioned that it was proposed to Bfill stock donated to tha Davauchel]« Carnival on Friday, January 7th, the day following the Davauchelle Cirnival Possibly, it would be better to sell the stook donated to Akaroa at this sale.
The chairman said h« thought it would ba difficult to «ehtha stock to Duvaunhelle, and at the recent carnival they had obtained good prices at Akaroa
The chairaun askid canvassers to com* pieto their canvass as soon ns possible and get their HAs in.
It was decided to meet again on Decam ber 13tb.
LADIES' MEETING AT DUVAUCHELLE
■ A meeting of ladie3 was held on Wednesday at Duvauchelle in connection with the function to be held at Duvauihelle on 6th January. Twenty two ladies, representing Wninui, French Farm, Barry's Buy, Duvauchelle, Robinson's Bay, Takamatua, and Lβ Bon's Bay, were present. Mr J D Bruce presided.
Arrangements were made for the follow, ing Bta : ls:—Plaiu sewing, apron, fancy, doyley and handkerchief, sweets fl>wer, luncheon and afternoon tea, fortune telling, breu tub, produce, doll and books.
The !adies committees in the various bays are to be asked to work to stook the stalls.
Htalli-holders. having power to add to their number, were appointed.
AKiBOA r PATHIOTIC TEA. ROOMS
On Wednesd-y afternoon Patriotic tea rooms the proceeds from which are to support No 1 Soldiers' Quaen Candidate wpro opened by Hia Worship the Mayor in Mr X Lewitt's Prapery Emporium on the firat floor, The rooms are under the management of the refreshment comrnitiee of the Akaroa carnival, and will be run by ladies every afternoon except Thursday's and on Saturday evenings. All the refreshmerits will be given and it is hoped the rooms will be well paironised. Mr X Lewitt h s kindly provided the room and fumitare nnd lhn Borough Council will supply electric light free of cost, Mr W. J Lane also doing the installation gratis. At the opening oeromony lyhieb was well attended the M»yor congratulated the ladies upon their enterprise and wished them every success. SALE OP APPLES. At the Little River Show, Mr E. A Patten presented some of hia prize apples for No 2 Soldeirs' Queen candidate.. Mr Leice-ter Matson auctioned tha apples and received the following bida:— J Knight 15.* 6d. J Chapman 13s 6d, M. Maloney Is, J O Coop 12a 6d. R Fleming £1, J McQueen 7a 6d, J Jones ICs, Gillanders ss. E hupman 10s, R Uyer 10s. B Tutten la, Flynn la Xhe proprietor of the Belgium Box, Mr Parper, gave half proceeds for No 2 candidate amounting to £1 14s 6d.
The iiittlo Eiver Giria Friendly Society have now £29 12s in aid of their candidate.
CONCEIIT AT AKAROA At the concert bold at Akar- a last night £58 10fl was raised for No. 1 Quten
That Hendaohe. fullness of tbe Eyes, Nasal discharge, and Sore Throat, fimpl.v, want a good treatment with "NAZOb " whioh is prompt and certain in giving relibf Try t; 1/6 buys 60 doaos.
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WAR FUNDS APPEAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3501, 3 December 1915