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The third and successful attempt to hold a meeting to discuss ways and meane to help the Patriotic fund now absorbing 80 much Peninsula interest was held in the Little Afcaloa school room on Tuesday last, December 7tb, There was only a fair attendance, those present being* Mr and Mrs F. Hunter, Mr and Mrs Asbton, Misses E. Priest, Una end Louisa Waghom and M. Hunter, Mr "and Mrs J. 8. Priest, Mrs Aitobison and Robert Bailey. Mr A. Waghorn took the chair, and matters were discussed. It waa decided to canvass the die trict to see what support could be given the No 1 candidate. Miss Wagborn was elected secretary and treasurer, Miss Louisa Waghorn and Mona Hunter canvassers foe the Little Akaloa district, and Misses Gladys Shuttleworth and Doris Priest for OhorltoQ.

The men's committee conetets of Messrs Arthur Wagborn, J. Priest and W. Asbton, and Messrs J Priest and A. Wagborn delegates if another meeting at Duvauobelle is to be held. The ladies committee consists oi Meedauea Hunter. Ashton, and Misses Priest and Waghorn, and Mrs

1 Asbton and Miss Waghorn the Akuloa 'delegates ■ I Tbe Carnival being so near, there is no time to arrange a fete in this I district, and another meeting will Iβ bald on Tuesday next to dipcusa mat ters more fully, but it is hoped that ' the young folk of tbe district will find a speedy way of getting together a J gocdly cum so that Akaloa will be doing its " little bit" to farther the candi dature of Miss Jessie Bruce.

The residents of this district are looking forward te Xmas week, when a fete in connection with Red Cross will be held in the Akaloa Hall. Mrs Aitchison has now exhausted her funds, and this function is to swell the purse again. It is pome time now since it was thought of, and Mesdaroep Mclntoeb and Aitobinson have kept steadily at work A number of stalls and an Xtnas Tree have been at , ranged, and with the help of others as stall holders, everything points to a decided success.

A Red Cross tennis , afternoon has also been arranged, but rainy Fatur days bave prevented it coining off, bur if the elements are propitious a (nil gathering is looked for on Satur day, 11th, to swell the financial exchequer to provide material for 1 biiey fingers.

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LITTLE AKALOA., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3504, 14 December 1915

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LITTLE AKALOA. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3504, 14 December 1915

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