Friday, August 3, 2012

Chinese community in Auckland for the services rendered its members by the Auckland Hospital Board and citizens; while the influenza epidemic was raging was pleasantly exemplified to the board last night by the receipt of a donation of £50 from the Ge Kung Tong .Society, Mr Wah Lee of Grey .Street, in           forwarding a cheque for the amount on behalf of the society, explained that it  was in grateful recognition of the many kindnesses received by his countrymen during the epidemic, and he enclosed also a personal cheque for five guineas. This donation, the chairman remarked, would carry a Government subsidy of 24/ in the J Auckland Star, Volume L, Issue 120, 21 May 1919, Page 4

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