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A GENEROUS EMPLOYER,
The Melbourne correspondent of the Adelaide "Advertiser" reports:-"A very welcome gift distribution was conducted during last 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 an- other £10. Mrs. Moore passed out cheques on Saturday at the Charles M. Read Stores, and the amounts given to individuals" ranged from £10 to £100 each, and 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 the matter was regulated, state that the aggregate legacies made available last 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,"