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HOSPITAL SATURDAY

Active preparations art 1 being: mndr> for next Saturday. More offers of stnetiicnhir effects have been offered i !);,n the committee could organise. Flowers are being sent from Auckland, New Plymouth, Wellington, etc. The City drapers are taking much trouble in bright and original decorations on the collecting stands, and some are also making special window displays appropriate to the day and its objects. In tin* tlowor nnd colW*vin£ stands, inontion may ho made of soino of the further interesting features of the Citv. From 1) a.m. to 1 p.m. Alms Carrie Moore, of the Brennan-h idler Company, will give a promenade concert, etc. For this a motor lorry and piano have been placed at her disposal. At about 1 p.m. the Orphans will commence their programme at the Octagon —moving thence to Knox Church, and then through the mam streets in the direction of tho Post Office. At 2 p.m. tho school bands and scouts will fall in at the Octagon and march to the Triangle, where at 2.30 the Forbury School will commence nn hour’s programme of Maypole and Highland dances. Admission to _ the Triangle will be by silver coin. Some time during tho afternoon a Belgian milk cart, drawn hy a flog and driven by Master M’Cnrdie, will bo moving about the City. etc. A pair of very small ponies, driven tandem, will also bo in evidence. St. Clair workers are showing unusual interest. In addition to a concert and auction stile on the esplanade at 2.45 p.m., they promise a patriotic tableau and motor car procession. This will pass through Caversham at about 4 p.m. lit the afternoon one of the school bands will play in Bathgate Park. The collection will be divided amongst the Belgian relief fund, tho Hospital, and other local charities on the association. At a meeting of tho executive last night a large amount of detail business was put through. Messrs Penrose and Co. intimated that they were making a special display of 500 towels, which they proposed soiling at Is 3d each, ami that they intended giving, half of the proceeds to the association.

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HOSPITAL SATURDAY, Issue 15660, 26 November 1914

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HOSPITAL SATURDAY Issue 15660, 26 November 1914

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