The whole of the employes of the ‘ Lyttelton Times ’ Company met around " the stone " this afternoon to bid farewell to Mr R. A. Loughnan, who leaves after having occupied the editorial chair of the ‘Lyttelton Times ’ for fifteen years in order to take charge of the ‘ Catholic Times ’ at Wellington. Mr .1.0. Wilkir.(basiness manager) occupied the chair, Mr E. Vesey Hamilton and Mr T. W. Maude representing the proprietary present in Christchurch. Mr Hamilton, after a short speech eulogising the editor’s services to tho journal, and wishing him success and prosperity, presented Mr Loaghnen with a parse of sovereigns, the clasp bearing a suitable inscription, and a copy of *A Singular Legacy * Mr Longhuan’s first - published novel very handsomely bound and inseribed. Ho also presented him, together with a large illuminated address and testimonial, an address let into a copy of the front pago of the * Lyttelton Times,’ _and with bordered views of the office and similar appropriate surroundings,
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VALEDICTORY., Evening Star, Issue 7976, 3 August 1889
VALEDICTORY. Evening Star, Issue 7976, 3 August 1889
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