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MOUNT SOMERS

(From oub Oobkespondmtt.) On Saturday, the Good Templar* of the Roie of Sprlngbnm Lodge held the!* anniversary open-Lodga meeting. Mr J. Prioe, W.O.T. opened the meeting by calling upon a friend for 4a Introductory solo on tho Lodge's American orgaa. Owing to the frost, no doubt, the initrument had oaught a wheezing oold and the performance was a failure. Tat Worthy Oblef then prooeeded to pro■eot Brother and SUter MeFarlant on behilf of the Lidge, the former with* handsome eight day clock, the latter with a certificate of membership, artistically engrossed, by Brother Joseph Brown; and beautifully framed Brother MoFarlant ratnroed suitable thanks for himself and hit lady. Blaster Fmlayson then, treated lh.o aadienoe tp a oomlo tesding ana was •noored. Contrary to the general rait very few muilaal Items wire called for : A. song by Mr J«go (.mooted), duet by Brother and Sister Price (aweetly sang), I a very nloe aong by Misi Syme and another by Sister A. Prtoe oompleted tba rather meagre supply of music At intervalr, addresses were given by Bra* thers PattersoD, Scott and Blston, visitors from sister Lodges In Ashbnrton. Ml J. Price, WXJ.T. spoka m faror of T«m- ' plary, enumerating Us advantages to both men and women. His speeoh «ai followed by a distribution of "Good Templar trsots." The meeting eloped at JftSO p. m , • Throughout the eveblog a generous 1 aopp'y of sandwkhea.oskes and tea was furnished by the Lodge. ' " ' ; The weather up here Is most beautifully dry, but oh } so cold ! On Frldi^ night your correspondents f ibrenholt was down to 10 da-rat ■, anVl for taa Uat font day« the'auo 'i&i bean powerless to tils) too or melt th\t snow, with' wbfa)} (tipriaf nipht proyi^e^ qi, • • . ««T f

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MOUNT SOMERS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2151, 18 June 1889

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MOUNT SOMERS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2151, 18 June 1889

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