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LITERARY CONTEST

PEXWOMEX'S CLUB ACTIVITIES Results of a literary competition were given at a meeting of the Penwomen's Club as follows:—Play: "And So We Progress," by Mrs. McKenzie, 1; "'Victorian Interlude," by Mrs. E. M. Schmitt, 2. Short Story: "Undefeated." by Mrs. Una Craig. 1; "The Return of John Dubois." by Mrs. W. Ponder, 2; "Grandpa and the Fox," by Mrs. Madge Colgrave, 3. There was only one award for the poems, the winning entry being "We Are Twice Dead," bv Mrs. W. Ponder. The arts and crafts section was in charge of the entertainment which took the form of an art exhibition by members and a talk by Mrs. Goldsmith on "The Art of Hand-Wrought Silver." Pierced silver work of the early Victorian period was on display, also' Georgian ppoonw and other pieces covering the last 200 years. Mrs. Una Craig presided.

MT. EDEN WAR WORK

The fact that more knitters of garments for the forces were needed, as plenty of wool was available, was stressed at the fifth annual moving of the Mount Eden Ladies' Patriotic Committee. It was stated that since its inception, the committee had participated in all patriotic activities and had been the means of raising over £5700. This year 950 garments were, knitted for the fighting forces. The following officers were elected:— Patroness. Mrs. U. J. Mills. Mayoress; president. Mrs. K. Miilvihill; vice-presi-dents. Mesckunes V.. Dow, D. Hooper. D. Hell. IC. Jellard; honorary secretary, Mrs. If. Foley.

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LITERARY CONTEST, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 190, 13 August 1945

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LITERARY CONTEST Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 190, 13 August 1945

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