The annua! meeting of tho Dunedin Women's Christian Temperance District Union was held in the Y.M.C.A.'s Assembly Roomg yesterday afternoon. Mrs Don (Dominion president) occupied the chair, and read a letter of greeting and ajxjJogy from the president (Mrs Driver), who was unable, tHrough illness, to be present. Mrs Don urged the members not to be discouraged at the result of the recent elections, but to work with renewed enthusiasm to bring about the reduction of the present handicap in the licensing law, and to slrive to make other women realise their responsibility iu tho licensing of the drink traffic. Reports of the year's work were sent in by the auxiliaries at .South Dunedin, North-east Valley, Port Chalmers, Mosgiel, and Alexandra, the. superintendents of the Dunedin Sailors' Rest, Sabbath observance, and included Maori work, whito ribbon and writing pads, home and suburban meetings, and Press correspondence, A hearty vote of tlianks was passed to the local Press for inserting tho monthly reports. The secretary's and treasurer's reports were read and adopted. Votes of tlianks were passed to all ihoso who had actively helped in the recent! No-license campaign. A special vote of thanks was passed to Mrs Don, who had devoted herself unsparingly during the year to tho fight against the drink traffic. Misses Ifayward and Mazengarh contributed musical items, and the executive, dispensed afternoon tea. Tho following officers were elected :—» President, Mrs H. 11. Driver; cor. soc., Miss H. Xicol; rec. eec., Miss Mazengarb ; treasurer, Miss Winnie Reed. The. initiation of four new members brought the meeting to a close.
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W.C T.U., Evening Star, Issue 15677, 16 December 1914