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PROFESSOR WRAGGE

INTERESTING LECTURE AT

AKA.RO A

Professor Clement* Wragg-p, the wall kuown fcientisi; and meteorolo-. Nt, gave a- very interesting &d_ress in the Oddfellows' Hall, Akaroa, on Wodnssday, when tbore wag a large md eotbusiastic.audience. The three p: i-r cip-il subjefitfl deaH with by the professor wero •' The Mighty Uni j v°i*fe," "Coming Seasons," nnd ■•Radiram." The prefersor'g pplendid delivery and versatile style claimed ti.lo attention of hia audience for two md a half hours, hi_ lectures being i!!;;. trated with a rao3t beautiful coiled'on of lantern _Mdeg obtained from 'he greatest obssrvotorieg of the wo: d He dealt especially with the effect of the sun on the climatic condition,*: of the earth, and gave an outline of hip n_etbod of forecasting. In this di;\c tiotf .he laid claim to having foi'ca_!-d the from 1901 to 1915 w'.-.h almost nniailing accuracy He las also forecasted to 1930, and accordi ig to his forecast we ara to bave favor able seasons for some yeei'3 to coi.e. A, very fine selection of films of the moon and recent eclipses were of especial interest. The piecs cf radim exhibited by the professor was also he centre of the keenest interest.

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PROFESSOR WRAGGE, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3498, 22 October 1915

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PROFESSOR WRAGGE Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3498, 22 October 1915

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