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HOW WOMEN ARE HELPING THE EMPIRE

j7auv munkd-ferdusons views. The. answer V* the call °f duu I* ,! 1 and made ■with no uncertain voice. l,v the women of Australasia, says ’ K'euladv'K Journal’ in its second Mar Number for" Women. Along the path wluch pointed out to them. Australia« aw midoino cheerfully, ungrudgingly, y. i, ofi-iii with laughter that is akin, to teats. To-dav, in every corner of the Commonwealth from. Dovemment House to Dm, huts - out hark.’’ women .are contriving, scheming. pluming, working ; ami ihciis no confusion, no useless hast© -‘ml <\ nendiimo of unnecessary energy. Federal Government lloiwc, Melbourne. j 3 ~I H. of the "concentration camps. ' ii has been made the headquarters <-f He* •Aretralian lied Cross Society, ot '-'hum Lady Helen Munro-Fergusoa is the pi«=dent. At the present, time the ban room somewhat resemble* a warehouse- bong 1 aides are packed with mountainous pi lei of shirts, pyjamas, bandages, books, ami miscellaneous article*;. While the was bu-dlv engaged in tying up bundle* oi shirlis in the ball room at Government House, she found time to express her views to a representaliva of ‘ Itverylady a Journal.’ “1 knew that the loyalty am. hindhearlednws of the Australians wa„ an. assured, thing, - ’ she Gild; "but 1 did not expeh such" a wonderful response. IU have" nlreadv cabled £5,000 to London by bo expended on medicines. tnods, /mo comfort;, and we have over 20,000 articles v oa dv to send. In 17 days the league recive.l from ib. wo-kei* 17,738 «msh«l article; 1.000 mosquito nets, 500 tins <>j iiocoa! 6 iriwss of cubical pongee, and 2 000 bottles of cordials; and all the.se things have been- unpacked and sorted by ,-onmiltees of ladies Ten, ease* of goods have already been shipped to Efliglamb diu-rci hi 6 packet! ?WMjy tG

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HOW WOMEN ARE HELPING THE EMPIRE, Evening Star, Issue 15632, 24 October 1914

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HOW WOMEN ARE HELPING THE EMPIRE Evening Star, Issue 15632, 24 October 1914

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