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«, I SUMNER SEND-OFF COMMITTEE. A meeting of the Sumner Send-o5 and Reception Committee was held on Saturday evening, when Mr T. E. Whitfield presided over a good attendance. Q.lie secretary reported that satisfactory arrangements v.cio being ma<le with the Men's 'Bandaging Committee as to funds for presentation purposes, and it was expected that about i-»-o would be> received. Arr«ui-emeuta were rnai-j to farewell Sergeant Pilcher. one 0i thn maa•ters at tho School for tlio Deai, who is now down on final leave. The sccrctary reported tliat Lieutenant-Colonel Loach hn.i offered, through the committee, to form a class for Second Division men who desired to rccefve rnilitar.- instruction belore going into camp. ; A hearty vote of thanks was passed to I Colonel Loach ior his oiler. MICROSCOPICAL SOCIETY. Thero war. a very attendance at the : Trades Hall on Saturday night, when the Canterbury Microscopical Society gavo an exhibition of microscopic objects to the "Workers' Educational Association. Mr A. :H. Shrubshall presided. Lcctv.ret'ea wore ; given bv Mr C. IT. r ~ on ' y'intonrs," by Mr F. Hitcbings on "Microphotography," and l-y Mr i.. E. £ J .-ar.t on 1 "Tho Uses of tho Microscope." A huge ' number of objects were exhibited through microscopes lent for tlio occasion hy Mr&srs Graham, Wilson. Allison, A. E. Snowball, and Lindsay Bros.

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MEETINGS AND SOCIALS., Press, Volume LIII, Issue 15990, 27 August 1917

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MEETINGS AND SOCIALS. Press, Volume LIII, Issue 15990, 27 August 1917

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