The interesting announcement was made in the House of
Representatives last night by the Prime Minister that, as the
outcome of communications that have passed between the
Governments at Home and in the dominion, the Imperial
authorities are prepared to accept the services of 200 Maoris
for utilisation in Egypt.
The funeral of 24 of the Huntly victims took place this
afternoon. The bodies, which were placed on drays drawn by
horses, left King's Hall for the Kimihia Cemetery, two miles
away, headed by the band of the 16th Waikato Regiment.