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"' MASONIC rNSTA<LLATIOiN. (9j*»Telrgraph.—Own Correspondent.) .. .! COEWUXDEL, Tuesday. The installation of Worahlpf il Master and the Investiture of officers of Lodge Coromandel No. 17 took place hist evening ln the lodge room. There waa a very large attendance of brethren aud visitors, including the M. W. Bro. Oliver Nicholson,. Pro. Grand Master of New Zealand, who was accompanied by several grand lodge officers. Bro. John? Moore Bridson, who had been elected ■to the. position of-W.M., was duly Installed In too chair of King Solomon. The M.W. Pro. Grand Master performed the ceremonyT assisted by the Wor. Bro. G. F. Mellars, "J.P.M. The working tools were presented, as follows: Third degree, "VVor. Bro. F. Jameson, P.M., Lodge Wairoa No. 55; second degree, Wor. Bro. McM-lken, W.M., Lodge 1 Oh-Inemurl No. 107; flsrt degree, •Wor. :VBro. King, P.M. The address to the W.Mi- yraa . delivered by the M.W. Bro. Oliver* Nicholson to the Wardens by Wor. Bro. W. lteld. Grand Swordbearer: and, to the brethren by iR.W. Bro. Allen, P.-S-.G.W. The following officers were then Invested by t>he= newly ln»tailed W;M.: 1.P.M., Wor. Bro. p. F. Mellars; S.W., Bi-o. T. B. Tanner; J.W., Bro. J. Cleave; Chaplain, •Wor. frro. H. Bennett; Treasurer, Bro. G. C. Sty. George; Secretary. Wor. Bro. A. King, P.M.; S.D., Bro. A. H. Gatland; J.D., Bro. j; W. Barker; I.G;, Bro. F. P. Burgess; Tyler, Wor. Bro. A. Kelso, P.M.; S.S., Bro. J. MciKubre; J.S.. Bro. Johnson. At the close of the evening the M.W. Bro. Pro. Grand Master, ou behalf of Lodge Coromanael, presented Wor. Orb. G. V. Mellars with a' handsome pastmaster's jewel In appreclatlonof his services as W.M. for the past year. The brethren afterwards adjourned to the residence of the W.M. to a banquet, where a most enjoyable time was spent.
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COUNTRY NEWS., Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 65, 17 March 1909
COUNTRY NEWS. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 65, 17 March 1909
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