Document signed by A. E. Mansford, Mayor outlining the process to be followed on receipt of news from Overseas that the War against Germany has ended.
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PALMERSTON NORTH CITY
END OF WAR WITH GERMANY.
CITIZENS are hereby notified that on
receipt of news from Overseas that
the War against Germany has ended the
following celebrations will take place in
If the news is received before 8 a.m.
each Church will hold a service at 10
a.m., to be followed by the General cele-
bration at 11 a.m.
If the news comes to hand between 8
a.m. and Noon the Church services will
be held at 2 p.m., and the public de-
monstration at 3 p.m.
Should the news come to hand in the
afternoon the morning arrangements will
hold for the following day.
THE PROCESSION will take place im-
mediately following the Church Services
at 11 a.m. or 3 p.m. as the case may be,
and the undermentioned will participate,
and are accordingly requested to fall in
at the Opera House at 11 a.m. or 3 p.m.
Highland Pipe Band,
Salvation Army Band,
Air Force Band, Ohakea,
New Zealand Army,
Royal New Zealand Air Force,
Returned Servicemen of the Great War,
Returned Servicemen of the present
Air Training Corps,
Legion of Frontiersmen,
High School Cadets,
Technical School Cadets,
Marist High School,
Massey College Students,
Womens Auxiliary Air Force,
Womens Royal Naval Section,
Womens Auxiliary Army Corps,
Womens War Service Auxiliary,
Womens Land Army,
Red Cross (All Branches),
Voluntary Aid Division,
St. John Ambulance (All Branches),
Any other local Institutions desiring to
participate are kindly asked to forward
their names and addresses to the Town
The Procession will march round the
Square to the Band Rotunda, where ad-
dresses will be delivered by
His Worship the Mayor,
J. Hodgens, Esq., M.P.,
W. R. Hopcroft, Chairman of the
Kairanga County Council.
A Representative of the Returned
The Primary School children will form
a guard of honour and will take up their
respective positions on the roadway be-
tween the Library Building and the Band
MARSHALS: Captain K. G. Cham-
berlain, M.B.E., and Inspector J.
Planes will fly overhead and business
houses and others are asked to hoist their
flags and to display bunting of any de-
In the event of wet weather the func-
tion will be held in the Opera House.
A. E. MANSFORD,