Comforts for the troops 1915

The Daily News, September 6, 1915

Mesdames J Gribble and Q B Marrlsh, who some, time ago arranged a series of progressive euchre tournaments as a means of  raising comforts for the Australians fighting at the front, have met with considerable success in their efforts.

Yesterday afternoon another of these tournaments was held and was largely attended; and a most enjoyable time was spent. In all six games were played, and no fewer than six ladies secured the full number of games.

In the play-off the first prize, donated -by Mrs C. Dodge, was won by Mrs R. Dlxon, while the second, presented by Mrs Leishman, went to Mrs Rigby and the third, given by Mrs Hunter, was secured by Mrs Shenfleld.

The appeal yesterday was for toilet and shaving soaps and combs and as a result of the effort a very liberal response was made by those who, attended and a large quantity of soaps of different kinds was collected. The next afternoon will be on September 16, when the appeal will be for cigarettes and tobacco for the returned wounded soldiers.

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