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OTAGO PATRIOTIC ASSOCIATION.

At to-day's meeting of the executive of the Otago Patriotic and General Welfare Association it was reported that the total of Wednesday's four meetings was well over £3,300. On the motion of Mr J. A. Johnstone, a hearty vote of thanks was passed to all who had assisted in bringing about this satisfactory result. ~,.,,, , , ~, , A statement as to finance submitted by the hon. treasurers showed that the receipts from all sources amounted to £28,564. A third payment of £SO had been made to the Employment and Relief Committee for urgent cases It was decided to remit another £2,000 to London in aid of the BelF G. Camming, chairman and < nnvencr of the Employment and Belief" Committee, reported that 56 additional applications had been dealt with, and £95 18s 6d granted. The decision arrived at at last meeting of the executive with regard to the extension of Leith wall was now found to have been a wise one, and the matter was likely to be quickly settled.—A motion that the report be referred to the Finance Committee for approval was carried. The Dominican Nuns' primary schools in Dunedin have donated £2O to the patriotic funds.

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OTAGO PATRIOTIC ASSOCIATION., Evening Star, Issue 15631, 23 October 1914

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OTAGO PATRIOTIC ASSOCIATION. Evening Star, Issue 15631, 23 October 1914

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