£1700 prizes in YCW raffle

The raffle now being conducted by the Y.C.W. Men’s Extension Committee, to be drawn on May 24, is well under way.

Prizes are: First, Holden Motor Car; 2nd, “Dream Holiday for Two” to the Great Barrier Reef by car and plane; 3rd, Lounge and Bedroom Suite; 4th, Refrigerator; 5th, Dining-room Setting; 6th Crystal Cabinet arid Buffet; 7th, Electric Cookery; 8th. Electric Washer; 9th, Stainless Steel Sink and Cabinet; 10th, Canteen of Cutlerv; 11th, Innerspring Mattress; 12, Electric Mantel Clock.

The proceeds from this raffle go to build a convalescent camp on Phillip Island, on the shore facing Smith’s Beach, for Y.C.W. returned servicemen, sons of deceased servicemen, and sons of ex-servicemer,, particularly those in necessitous circumstances. Tickets can be purchased in this raffle for 1 /-each at the various position^ in the city: “Miss Modern” Shoes, Swanston-street; Fred Hesse, Mercer, Elizabeth-street; Melbourne Coffee Palace, Bourke-street; under dome at Flinders-street Station; Smith s Royal Arcade Milk Bar, Elizabethstreet. , ….

These positions have been kindly donated by the various proprietors, and are deserving of your support. To make this raffle .the success it deserves, we are appealing for voluntary workers to assist in the sellinq of tickets at the positions mentioned. Any person interested should contact the organizer, T. R. Quirk, or members of the ladies’ committee at 312 Elizabeth-street, Melbourne (Cent. 5180).


Advocate (Melbourne, Vic. : 1868 – 1954), Thursday 21 April 1949, page 22