The fortnightly meeting of the Loyal Dunedin Lodge, M.U.1.0.0.F., was held on Thursday evening. Being pound night, there was a very large attendance of members and visitors. W.G. Bro. F. Foster presided. Two candidates were initiated into the Order. Prov. G.M. Bro. C. E. Brundell, on behalf of the Otago District, presented P.P.G.M. J. H. Chapman with Professor Jowitt’a complete translation of Plato’s works in six volumes, having the-follow-ing inscriprion Presented to P.P.G.M. Bro. J. H. Chapman in acknowledgment of the special and valuable services rendered to the Otago District. September 25tb. 1897.” P.P.G.M.s Deacon, Calvert, Clarke, and P.C.S. Hopcraft testified to the zeal, ability, and energy of the brother. - After his health had most heartily been responded to with musical honors, P.P.G.M. Chapman returned his sincere thanks to the officers and brothers who had spoken sq. kindly of his work for the district. • He considered he did no more work than'the other district officers who were acting at the time of the revision of the by-laws. His experience of the district was of the: pleasantest nature. He always felt, proud that, he was a member of the Manchester Unity* and was only too glad to do what he could to further its interest. N.G. Foster then presented Prov. G.M. C. E. Brundell, on behalf, of the lodge, with a gold star, in honor of his attaining that high position. The recipient suitably replied. G.M.C.. Barrett, on behalf of the lodge, presented P.G. James M. E. Garrow with a framed emblematical certificate of merit for the able manner in which he carried out his duties in filling the various chairs, Bro. Garrow re-' plied. The lodge then went into harmony, the following contributing songs ‘ and recitations: Robson, Gallagher,, Winter, Foster, Heslington, Knipe, Brenchley, M'Dougall, Barrett, Wiliura, Hill, Beadle, and Guest. E.S. Robson (Valley), N.G; Hill (Caversham), G.M. Cable (Prince of Wales), P.G. Winter (Albion), Y.Q. Beadle (Hand and Heart Lodge) responded to the second toast Prov. G.M. Brundell, Prov. C. S. Hopcraft, and P.P.G.M. Clarke responded on behalf of the district.
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ODDFELLOWSHIP., Evening Star, Issue 10459, 1 November 1897
ODDFELLOWSHIP. Evening Star, Issue 10459, 1 November 1897
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