The Mc-tliven Masonic Lodge held ite; annual conversazione on Friday evenling. 'It i was the first held since tlie■.outbreak of war. The function was i brilliant, the hall itself being beautifully decorated in blue and white, with 'an abundance of electric lamps sparlcI ffngj everywhere in the mass of .colour:. ', Tlie supper room was transformed into i a most eomfortabe lounge, and supper was served from 9.30 till early morning. Ifancing was the principall order of the evening, and although the flooiwas certainly covered, the management had taken care that it should not Be uncomfortably so. The stage had been turned into a comfortable card-room, I and tlie re the older people enjoyed 7 a t pleasant evening. ! Worshipful Master J. F. Stone welcomed the- guests, and paid «. tribute to those who liad served the Empire > since then* last similar meeting. ) Brother A. Adams made a most effiI cienit Director of Ceremonies.
During the evening Messrs R. Harrison \an.d F.. J. Johnston gave vocal items, which were very much appreciated.
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METHVEN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9607, 12 May 1919
METHVEN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9607, 12 May 1919
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