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OTAGO PATRIOTIC AND GENERAL WELFARE ASSOCIATION.

The hou. treasurers of the Otago Patriotic and General Welfare Association acknowledge the receipt of the following donations to the fund : Previously acknowledged £19,477 13 10

'Otago Daily Times'*' Belgian list (previously acknowledged) 3,158 9 10 'Otago Daily Times*s' general Jfst (previously acknowledged) 16,620 0 11 Total ... £39,514 17 2 a Denotes Great Britain and Ireland fund, n Denotes Belgian fund. c Denotes local distress fund, y Denotes Ambulance fund. OUR TROOPS AT CAIRO. The llcv. Canon Curzon-Siggers informs ns that a cable has boon received from Lieutenant R. S. Mitchell stating that the whole of the members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force are in excellent health. OVERSEAS -CLUB. The following donations for the Otago school children s Christmas fund for the Belgian children are acknowledged by tho Dunedin Branch of the Overseas Club: — Karitaue School, ss; Popotunoa School, ss; and Mahcno School, £2 13s. As the fund is to be closed shortly the committee request any schools who may have donations in hand to forward them on as soon as possible.

CHRISTMAS FESTIVITIES AT TRENTHAM.

The Trcntham camp, where the Expeditionary reinforcements are in training, was a scene of festivity on Saturday, when the men were entertained at a Christmas dinner by the residents of tha city and surrounding districts. Large quantities of eatables had been doimted and forwarded to the camp for preparation, and at noon the camp cooks had got through their important task, and the soldiers sat down to a very tempting repast. Large numbers of ladies assisted in attending to the hungry men, and as the weather was fine and sunny, everything conspired to make the meal one to be remembered with pleasurable feelings by all who participated in it. The Governor and Lady Liverpool. Colonel Robin, and the Mayor and Mrs Luke wera among those present. After the dinner the troops adjourned to the racecourse, where an extensive sports programme was carried through.

On Saturday afternoon a number of the men from the Leith retaining wall works met at the Captain Cook Hotel to bid farewell to Mr T. Valentine, who is leaving the works to proceed to the front. They presented him with a silvermounted - pipe and shaving outfit. Mr Jas. Graham gave the young soldier some sound advice, urging him to play the game and to always remember that ho was a New Zealander. Messrs Kersey, Sutherland, Griff en, A. M'Lean, and George M'Lean also spoke. Mr Valentine feelingly replied.

Proceeds concert by Mr Paget Gale (choir of Knox Church) Bll 0 3 Otago Education Board's staff e 8 0 0 Garrison Hall meeting ... c79 2 0 Employees Puketoi and Lumburn Stations b 5 0 0 Employees Grand Hotel (third, contribution) ... c 5 0 0 Pupils Waipori Falls' School n 3 3 0 Foreman of works staff. X.Z. railways (5th contribution) c20 0 0 Dr \V. Marshall Mao donald BlO 10 0 Car and waggon inspector's staff, N.Z. railways (7th contribution) ... Aandu 1 16 0 Collected at Grange-Al-bion cricket match ... c 2 2 7 Arthur Alexander r, 2 2 0 Rose Sutherland f 0 3 6 G. M'Caul and W. Crozier b 0 6 0 £19.625 19 2

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OTAGO PATRIOTIC AND GENERAL WELFARE ASSOCIATION., Issue 15669, 7 December 1914

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OTAGO PATRIOTIC AND GENERAL WELFARE ASSOCIATION. Issue 15669, 7 December 1914

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