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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 10, Issue 2 (May 1, 1935)

Queen Carnival

Queen Carnival.

The Ngaio Railway Settlement is cooperating with the local residents to try and liquidate, in part, a debt of £1000 on the Church of England, and is running à Railway Candidate in the Queen Carnival which was the means devised as likely to bring in most money.

The queen chosen by the committee was Miss Iris Astwood, eldest daughter of Mr. J. H. Astwood, of the Locomotive Branch.

Believing that the railway employees will always lend a helping hand for a deserving cause, the committee are hoping to have the Service behind it in its venture and would be deeply grateful for offers of help in any shape or form.

Mr. S. Simpson, of Head Office staff, is Chairman of the committee, and Mrs. F. C. Wilson, Organising Secretary, and representatives of all nearby branches of the Service complete the committee. Further particulars will gladly be supplied by Mrs. Wilson, 'Phone 45–273, Wellington.