STATUE OF BOBBIE BURNS.
a MR. MENNIE'S GIFT TO AUCKLAND. 0 Mr. J. M. Mennie announced at a \ ' meeting of the St. Andrew Scottish So- <, cicty's Council his intention to defray c ; the entire cost of providing for Auckland er a statue of Scotland's national poet, I Robert Burns. The council passed a ti hearty vote of thanks to Mr. Mennie ~ i for his generous offer, and left tlie dcs ; tails respecting the obtaining and ereec ' tion of the statue in the hands of tbe 1 donor and the hon. secretary, Mr. John .- Barr. Inquiries are to be made about r a suitable site. i- The council agreed to accept the offer of Mr. James Craigie, M.P., to lecture on r ! Robert Burns o.i tlie next anniversary of i-j the poet's birthday, and it was decided •a' to call a general meeting of the society 1- j for June 10. Mr. John Barr was c I appointed hon. secretary and -treasurer-
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