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ISblson, Saptenrber 23 Mr Mason, the Registrar of Friendly Societies delivered an address In the theatre to-night, before a Urge aßOßmblnge of Oddfellows, Foresters, and Reohabitea. He spoke of the uurlvaUed value of Friendly Societies as Institutions for the wage-earners' thrift. He referred to fil ure among Societies m England and Ameiloa as a warning to New Zealand Societies oharglng Inadequate contributions. He showed that tae slokness rate ia already higher m old-established Lodges here thau the Eoglisb average and defended the principles on wbioh valuations were made. A large number of questions were pat to Mr Mtson and aniwered. A hearty vote of thanks was aooordod him,

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LECTURE ON FRIENDLY SOCIETIES, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 22358, 24 September 1889

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LECTURE ON FRIENDLY SOCIETIES Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 22358, 24 September 1889

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