GREY LYNN FIRE BRIGADE.
The annual iheeting of tie Grey Lynn Volunteer' Fire Brigade' \va%..held last night -in the Council; Chambers,, which was-' tastefully; ■; decorated > • with iflagsV Amongst the. visitors presentrwere'xepresentatiyee' ;of ;'6fcher> J?ire the late ilayor ; .(Mr; - John Parrel!), .Mr. Dtinlop-.prepresenting the' Borough solicitor )Vai& ; ; Mr.'H. jSlunro Wilson, Borough .engineer:. In .the~ absence of the Mayor (Mr. 1 George -Sayers) the-chait ; wastaken, by Councillor; jG: J.,_GarlaucL, : During -the evening .the foliowiug'vtoast's were honoured: "The King,'' by 'the ; chairman; -'Girey., Lynn Borough. tJouh,jeij," proposed \ by 'Mv.. .Jbhn^Farrell/';and 'responded to by ■CpunciUpr-H/Schofield; "United,"Fitf e'Brigade,' , , iproposed-bjr MrLSecretary.Th.6masj,and:resppnded; to by €uptain Parsons; "Friends and Visitors,'/ •by Councillor Scho'fifeld;-"Tlie Presk" 'and ' "The Ladies."' Tlie foUbvring'preseptatioris •weremade.: .A gold-bar to'Foreinan-TaiJ; for 19 years*'service;'ine'dals for. 5 years? service to !Foremen.Coleoaiid.Riitberfordi' and a thre.e,' ; years'- certificate'' on Jbehalf of the United FJl;e Brigades' Association to Dr. Tnglis, hon.'eurgeon tothe Grey Lynn Fire Brigade. The 'toast ofythe "Grey Lyjm Fire Brigade" waSiproposei by the chairman;, and responded •to by '•Captain 1 Teuton: —The liealth ? of JfrJ. E. H. Jrwin-was also 'honoured,, and during theievening- the ability'displayed by fthai gentleman as Town Clerk was:frequently referred to in jiipst complimentary terms. Ciiptain Fcitton*-on behalf of the Fire Brigade, presented Mr. Irwin with, a double gold albert. r Mr. Haultain, on behalf of .the Borough : employees, presented Mr.. Irwin avith a handsome marble clock. ' ' ■ _■' In returning thanks, -Mr.;Trwin saidi while dioing -~,.. t .. djity for ■ ihe last-six and a-half-years,, he iuiti-always tiied to work-amicably'with the \vhole of the employees. r; Although he was bettering his position in accepting the secretaryShip: of. the, Drkinage,Boards still he miist admit a feeling of-regret at; sever.ing ids connection -with: the Borough'of - '.'.'. "''■' During the "evening songs'.were;" given fry Messrs. Wilfrid Manning, Eidlingy Farrow, Healy, K. Atkinson, and a recitation by Mr. Dyson. Mr. W.'GPurcell offi-ciatcdas-accoxdpanist.i , '. . «*o
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