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ALFORD FOREST.

(Fbok oto owir Oobbmpokdiwt.)

On Tuesday evening laat May 21st, a f aerad oonoert was given by tbe Methven oholr consisting of Mr J . Al'lsou and Mrs Allison, Mr T. Grainger, Mr Reads and Mrs Bands, and Miss Evanr, Tbe attendanoe waa large, and the programme given herewith proves the oharaoter of the singing, Mts Alison accompanying on the American organ, and contributing most materially by bat wall trained voice to the raeews of |tha entertainment whloh was In' aid of the Wasl*»yan Cbaroh foods, lb H. Knight oooupled tha ohair. and In Opening said how pleased he wss to see ail denominations represented, and everywbtta real ehrlatlan oharity seamed to be taking the plaoe of the old fashioned opposition He trusted m the future to ■aa tree christian unity. So many items occupying the list the mat applause at that end of eaoh one could not be at f ended to, bnt tha. ones most appreciated and encored ware "Ths Bella " and '•When the mists have rolled'awey." To say tbe staging gave every satlsfsetion Is to say too little. Never before has suoh a splendid programme beea presented and exsouted bare and at tha eonelasloa(a eotTse anppM having been done fnll jnstlos to half way through), the ebolr were praised fo oome again at an early data. Neves before has aooh a pleasant evening bean spent here and the reaolt both satwfealFy and financially was • great raooasv, Tha following Is tha full pro grammae*— "There's a Meeting To-night," (ofaoir); "Christ Rfoaiveth Sinful Men " (duet and eboras) ; "i've been Redeemed" (oholr) ; " Wa'vt sighted the Golden Gate >f (solo and eboras) Mr Grainger ; "He rose from tb* Dead (oholr) ; Beeltation • "The Gambler's Wife " (Mr Rands) ; " Gideon's Bind" (choir) ; 'The beautiful City," (Mr said Mrs Knight) ; "The Bells," '* The Gospel Train," and ''Whan the Mists hava relied away h (choir) j "AlottftTthe River (solo and chores) Mr Alison ; " Tarn batk Pharoah'a Army (oholr) ; Recitation : " Flcblog, n )Mr Rand.); "By Greet are ye Saved " (oholr) ; "In the Shadow " (Mr and Mrs Knight); "I ain't got weary yet" (oholr); "The Matter stood la His garden" (solo) Mrs Bands; "John Brown's Body" and "Bnwtfetion"(ehoH.

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ALFORD FOREST., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2134, 25 May 1889

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ALFORD FOREST. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2134, 25 May 1889

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