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LOYALTY OF THE DOMINIONS.

APPRECIATIVE RESOLUTIONS. The secretary of the Dunedin Chamber cf Commerce Inis received the following communications, which speak for themselves I have to inform you that- a special meeting of the Incorporated Chamber of Commerce of Liverpool (president, the Earl of Derby, G.C.V.0.; chairman, H. D. Bateson, Esq.) was held, when it was unanimously resolved : That the Liverpool Chamber of Commerce desire to place on record their deep sense of admiration and gratitude for the magnificent rally made by the colonies to the side of the Mother Country in this time of trial for the whole British Empire. They desire especially to state that tho splendid contributions the colonies are giving to England in men and material are appreciated warmlv by the business community, not only of the city of Liverpool, but throughout the whole of the United Kingdom.— A. 11. Milne, Secretary. 1 am desired to send you the enclosed copy of a resolution which was passed unanimously at a meeting of directors of this chamber - (1) That the Manchester Chamber of Commerce wish to place on record their profound gratitude for the whole-hearted loyalty and devotion of India and the other British Oversea Dominions to the cause of the Empire, as ‘evidenced by the ready and willing service of their sons and' by the generous gifts of supplies in this crisis. It is realised that the magnificent- rally and support at this time of stress of all the peoples owning allegiance to our King will bind the Empire more, closely together than ever before. (2) That copies of this resolution be forwarded to chambers of commerce in ■ India and tho other British Overesa Dominions.

ROYAL FLYING CORPS FAMILIES’ RELIEF FUND.

TO THE EDITOR. Sir, —The Aerial League of the British Empire propose, with the concurrence of Brigadier-general Sir David Henderson, K.C.8.. D.5.0., and Captain AI. T. Sueter, R.N., G. 8., to give such help as may be possible to .the wives and children of the petty officers, non-commissioned officers, and men of the naval and military wings of tho Royal Flying Corps. Everyone must admire tho devotion which these men display in carrying out their onerous and arduous duty, and it would be a source of great comfort to them, and relieve them of much anxiety, if they knew that their wives and children would be well looked after during their absence. The Aerial League therefore appeal for funds to enable them to carry out this object, and they feel confident that they will not appeal in vain. The fund will in no way clash with the Prince of Wales’s National Relief Fund, because it is intended solely for the relief of the families of the married men in the Royal Flying Corps who are on active service. Any sums, however small, will be gratefully received, and will be acknowledged in the Press. Cheques or post office orders may be sent either to the hon. treasurer of the Aerial League, at Windsor House, Kingsway, W.C., or to Messrs Cox and Co., 16 Charing Cross, S.W., who have kindly consented to open an account to the credit of the Royal Flying Corps’ families’ relief fund.—l am, etc., H. T., Arbtitii.vot, Major-general, Chairman of the Aerial League of the Bi’itish Empire. Windsor House. Kingsway, W.C., August 15, 1914,

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LOYALTY OF THE DOMINIONS., Issue 15630, 22 October 1914

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LOYALTY OF THE DOMINIONS. Issue 15630, 22 October 1914

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