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: The Week's Good Cause

Capt. Ian FRASER, M.P., An Appeal on behalf of ' The Manchester Station's Wireless for the Blind Fund '
THERE is something romantic as well as pathetic about the work done by Manchester Station's Wireless for tho Blind Fund which, since its inauguration at a concert in the Free Trade Hall in October, 1926, has given to blind people within an area of thirty miles of the Station tho wireless sets which have put them in touch with a now life and a now world. Over three hundred sets have been installed by the Fund, the proceeds of which are handed over to a representative committee (President, the Lord Mayor of Manchester ; Vice-president, the Mayor of Salford; Chairman, Alderman Kendall , J.P.). If this good work is to bo continued at the present rate of progress, further funds are urgently needed.
Contributions should be sent either to the Town Clerk, Manchester, or to tho Station
Director, B.B.C., Orme Buildings, The Parsonage, Manchester.


Unknown: Alderman Kendall

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