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'The Grand Lodge yesterday finally, dealt, with the G.S.J.W.'s report,. and resolved thai" £6 per annum be 'granted to the Juvenile Department. for prizes. Bro. E. H. Taylor also offered £of of: the a.ame purpose, which, was heartily accepted. _. :*- '■.-•'■■ '■■■ ■ '..'••"■' ■■ .'"; :* :; A large demonstration of juveniles and their superintendents was presented bythe District Superintendent Biro. Moore' to the Grand Lodge', and presented addresses of welcome to the 'Gfaiid 'Lodge, and also presented' the G.C.T:, Bro. Cameron, the G.S.J. W:, Sister Cameron, and the V.T., Sister. Mardon, with beautiful ' bouquets. '-" The recipients "briefly-"re-spbnded, and the" Grand Lodge gave three hearty cheers'for the Juveniles.' '"' ' The report of the state of the Order was- submitted; by Bro. - McDermott; Various reforms were recommended- in the subordinate lodges. It way suggested that a shield be procured for.' eompeti--tion between'the'lodges, alfco the holding oj!' open-air meetings to lay the claims of the Order befere th-e public; and so do more aggressive work. •- - - ■ The election of officers for -tho-coining. two years was commenced. Bros.' K.H. Taylor and D. C- Cameron were the' only candidates nominated for the office of Grand Chief Templar, and Bro. B: C. Cameron was elected ' by- the- • narrow margin of four votes'. The session thenadjourned till this morning. '".-.; On resuming this morning at 10 ."a'.mr the G.S. Tead greetings • from variQus lodges, and from Australia. The report of the committee set up to consider the question of assisting the"Domihion Templar" (the' official organ) was submitted and adopted. -

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I.O.G.T. GRAND LODGE., Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 89, 15 April 1909

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I.O.G.T. GRAND LODGE. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 89, 15 April 1909