A Committee of which the President of the Local Government Board (Mr Robert Samuel) is Chairman has been constituted by the Government to advise on the measures necessary to deal with any distress that may arise and a national appeal for funds is about to be issued by the Prince of Wales. Steps are being taken to form committees in the various boroughs, urban districts and the counties and in connection with this it has already been decide that in Lewisham to form a strong and representative organisation, of which his Worship the Mayor (Alderman Robert Jackson JP) will be Chairman, to consider the needs of the locality and to control the distribution of such relief. Communications and contributions, should be addressed to the Mayor at the Town hall, Catford or donations maybe sent to the Editor of "The Kentish Mercury" at 6 - 14 Blackheath Road. Invitations to a meeting at the Town Hall will be issued in the Course of the Next Few Days.
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