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On a recent evening the employees of Messrs Manchester and Co., Waimate, met to present Messrs C. Manchester nnd T. M. Clark, who are leaving for Ashburfcon, with a token of esteem. Mr W. Lee, m making the presentation of an eleatro-plated bread platter to Mr Manchester and a plated sugar and oream service to Mr Clark, spoke of the pleasant relations that had always existed, and wished them every success m their new sphere. Mr Taylor proposed the health of the departing guests and this was drunk with musical honour^ Messrs Russell, Shaw, and McClymontf made remarks of an appropriate nature, to which Me-srs Manchester and Clark suitably responded,and they m turn proposed.the toast of" Health and prosperity to the old firm," which was enthusiastically drunk by all present. Three hearty cheers for the departing ones closed a pleasant gathering. The Waimate Wesleyan Churuh Choir presented Mr Manchester with a silver jam dish, as a memento of his long connection with the choir, and wished him every success m Ashburton. The scholars and teachers of the Wesleyan Sunday School presented Mr Manchester with a travelling rug, while the Yonng People's Class gave him a Wealeyan hymn book. Prior to his leaving Waimate for Ashburton, Bandsman Clark was presented with a gent's companion m leather case, as a memento of the esteem m whioh he was held.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6553, 25 April 1905

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Presentations. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6553, 25 April 1905