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HEALTH STAMPS

WELLINGTON HEADS LIST

POPULAR IN NORTH

In each week since the sale of health' stamps began on Ist November, the Wellington postal district has headed the list for New Zealand. Auckland had. been second until last week, ending sth December,1 ~ when Hamilton went into second place for the week. Over the whole period of five weeks Hamilton takes third place. The next in order according to sales in all the postal districts are Christchurch, Dunodiu, Timaru, Palmerston North, Wanganui, New Plymouth, Napier, Thames, Invercargill, Gisborne, Nelson, Oamaru, Blenheim, Greymouth, Westport. Up to the present the North Island has made 72 per cent, of the total gales.. COMMUNITY SING IN AID. At a meeting of the Publicity Committee of the Wellington Health. Camp Association on Tuesday . final arrangements were made for the big community sing to be held in the Toy n Hall on Thursday evening, 17th December. Admission would be by health stamps only. Patrons will not parl with :;the stamps, but merely show them at the door. They can afterwards be used for ordinary postage. The stamps are being put up in transparent envelopes to the value of one shilling and two shillings, and will-be sold at all Post Offices in the city and suburbs, and also at the Bristol Piano Company. The possession of one of these envelopes also entitles the holder to book a seat free at the Bristol Piano Company—a shilling envelope downstairs, and a two shilling envelope upstairs. Booking will commence on Friday. The envelopes have been donated by Messrs. Bryant and May, Bell and Co., Ltd. It was intimated that the Wellington Automobile Club had decided to use £15 worth of the stamps. Messrs. H. W. Moss, Ltd., had expressed their intention of devoting a day's postage to the object, and that Messrs. Kodak (N.Z.), Ltd., forwarded a clear donation of ten shillings to the stamp fund. The names of other firms that have contributed similarly have alreadybeen announced.

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HEALTH STAMPS, Evening Post, Volume CXII, Issue 141, 11 December 1931

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HEALTH STAMPS Evening Post, Volume CXII, Issue 141, 11 December 1931

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