2 DECEMBER 1899, Page 19

We are glad to /end publicity to the very proper

appeal that has been made by Lady Lansdowne and Lady Wolseley for contributions to a fund which is being opened on behalf of the wives and families of poor officers now engaged in South Africa. Contributions will be received by the treasurer of the Soldiers' and Sailors' Families Association, Colonel James Gildea, C.B., 23 Queen Anne's Gate, S.W.