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HOSPITAL SATURDAY ASSOCIATION

A meeting of the executive of the above association was held in the Empire Buildings last evening, -alien there Mere present Messrs G. C Israel (chain, d. C. M'George, G. Morcton. W. L. Logie, R. Martin. J. E. Bone, Rev. V. King. Mes dames .1. C. M'George and J. L. Lallan, Mr and Miss Stewart.

The Secretary icported that he had written the organisers of all country districts asking if they would again under take the work of organising in their districts. and tho following replies were received stating they would be again pleased to assist, vi/. : —Town Llei'k, Port Chalmers, Mayor, Mosgiel; Mr P. Martin, Clinton ; Mrs E. S. Clark. Woodhaugh; Staff Captain Park. Middleman-!! The following wrote, stating they would again be pleased In arrange the stand.-, in connection witn Hospital Saturday; Rev. G. Balfour (First Church), Mr Johnston Brown (Convalescent Fund). St.John Ambulance Association, hospital nurses, Sister Jean iKnox Church!, Sister Elizabeth (All Saints’ Church), Mrs Carr (Karitane-Harris Hospital), Mrs J. B. Callan (Catholic stand’, Mrs Morrison (Sou tli Dunedin). Mrs Douglas iSouth Dunedin). The secretary was instructed to arrange for tho necessary collecting lists, etc. The secretary was instructed to write the variois bands asking if they would give concerts in aid of tho association. The secretary was instructed to write the City Council asking for oei mission to take up the collection on tho streets on Saturday, November 28, and for permission to suspend cards in the cars and for collectors wearing badges to travel free on the cars on the day of the collection. The secretary was also instructed to write the Roslyn and Kaikorai Train Companies for the usual concessions to collectors, and to write the Otago A. and P. Society for permission to have collectors at their annual show. It is intended this year to have a special flower day in connection with the collection, and arrangements an; being made to-tastefully decorate the principal stands, and also to obtain supplies of flowers from the country districts. Local residents willing to supply flowers are rc quested to communicate with the secretary (Mr E. S. Wilson), who will be pleased to receive promises of donations of flowers. As a portion of the collection this year ; s to be devoted to the relief of the Belgian poor, it is felt that the collection will appeal to all. All ladies willing to assist are also requested to communicate with the secretary.

The Dunedin Orphans' Club have also offered their services, and will provide entertainments during tho afternoon and evening, which should help to considerably enliven the proceedings. The association also propose introducing several novelties, and the Hospital Saturday collection of 1914 promises to be a most unique one, and :t is hoped that all previous records will be broken.

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HOSPITAL SATURDAY ASSOCIATION, Issue 15637, 30 October 1914

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HOSPITAL SATURDAY ASSOCIATION Issue 15637, 30 October 1914

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