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A GENEROUS EMPLOYER,
The Melbourne correspondent of the Adelaide "Advertiser" reports:-"A very -welcome gift distribution "was conducted during lust week by the trustees in the estate of the late Mr. Charles Moore, principal partner in the Charles M. Read Stores at Prah ran, Victoria. Under his will each em ploye there and in his businesses else .where in Australia who, had been three years in his service at the time" of his death, which took place at Toorak on September 29 last, received £10, and for each additional year of service an7 other £10. Mrs. Moore passed out cheques on Saturday at tho Charles M. Read Stores, and the amounts given to individuals" ranged from £10 to £190 each, aivd totalled about £5,000. . At Adelaide and Kadina Mr. C. C. Moore, Mr. Moore's eldest son, handed over gift amounts varying from ,£10 to £230 per recipient at the former place, , and from £10 to £140 at the latter.
Mr. Moore's nephew made the distribu tion at Perth, where from £10 to £120 a piece was awarded. Messrs. Rymer & Langford, solicitors in the estate, under whose advice tlio matter was regulated, state that the aggregate legacies made availblo^st week was £10.000. It has been decided that all employes who had qualified by length of service, but were engaged at the war when Mr-Moore died, shall be in cluded in the, distribution,"