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AUCKLAND, October 2S. The half-yearly communication of the Grand Lodge of New Zealand was hold last night, and was attended by about 200 brethren. The Grand Master (Bro. W. Barron, of Dunedin) presided. The Board of Benevolence's report showed, that £42 10s had been distributed during the The Board of General Purposes' statement showed a total to credit of £2,309 2i 9d, the increase during the half-year having been £443 lis 4d. Recognition was received from four other grand lodges. Bro. Barron announced that a letter had been received from the secretary of the United Grand Lodge of England stating that there was no reason why recognition of the New Zealand Constitution should not be formally declared after September, 1897. It was resolved that the office of the' Grand Lodge should be moved to Christchurch in April next.

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MASONIC., Issue 10456, 28 October 1897

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MASONIC. Issue 10456, 28 October 1897

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