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NEWS AND NOTES.

RAKAIA.

At the meeting of tlie Rakaia Lodge of Oddfellows, American Order, on j Monday night, there was a fair attendance. A welcome was extended to Bro. Corporal Leslie S. Shannon, who recently returned from France. He was presented with a pocket wallet by P G Bro R. Breach. V.G. Bro. D. Newman and P.G. F. A. Kennett also spoke, and Bro. Shannon suitably responded.

I A meeting to consider the question of forming a Rakaia Football Club was held in the Library on Monday evening. There was a very large attendance. Mr J. Sowden was voted to the chair, and explained the objects of the meeting. It was decided to form a club, and the following officers were appointed:—Patron, Hon. C. A. C. Hardy, M.L.C.; president, Mr F. C. May; vice-presidents, Messrs E. Fox, J. Penny, P. Galligan, W. J. Morland, L. White, G. Pluck, A. J. Magson, J. Sowden, T. Blackley, and B. McNamara; secretary, Mr V. McPhail; committee, Messrs A. Mead, S Laraman. C. Featherstone, J. Cromio, A. Morland, jun., H. Rapley, H. Hewson, R. Fisher, J. Sowden, V. McPhafl, M. Timings, and C. Evison. The membership fee was fixed at ss. It was suggested that the opening match be Married v. Single. It was decided that returned soldiers pay no membership fee. It was announced that the Hon. C. A. C. Hardf, chairman of the Domain Board, would have the ground mown and laid out without charge to tne_ club, and had promised the active assistance of his board. He was accorded a hearty vote of thanks. A discussion took place on the question of running one or two teams, and eventually the /-secretary was." instructed to interview players, ascertain their views, and consult with Mr J. Sowden previous to the latter's attending at Ashburton to represent the club at the meeting of delegates. ,Mr J. Sowden made an appeal to the meeting to respect the Domain property. He stated he liad been s/urprjsed and grieved of la.tß to see tlie wanton damage which had been done.

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NEWS AND NOTES., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9583, 10 April 1919

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NEWS AND NOTES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9583, 10 April 1919

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