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« Tho fortnightly meeting of the Loyal Valley Lodge was held on Monday evening. Aa official visit was received from"the Loyal Hand and Heart Lodge. Dr Fulton delivered 11 lecture entitled ' Health in Our Homes ' dealing extensively with the subjects o'f ventilation, drainage, food, water and milk supply, etc. He gave his hearers valuable hints on how to keep the home in the manner best conducive to good health. Tho question of the prevalence of consumption was extensively dealt with, and the experience of Gloucester, Exeter, and other places was quoted to prove the necessity of vaccination. The lecture was highly appreciated, and a hearty vote of thanks was accorded to the lecturer. Bro. Douglaaand P.G.s Millier and Willis contributed to the harmony. N.G. Bro. Home (Loyal Hand and Heart) responded to the second toa9t. The greatest and strongest chain ever made has but recently left the Tipton Green Ironworks. It is intended for crane work at Chatham wharf, and consists of oval links forged severally of 3iin rods, each link being 2)in long and 13in wide. Since there was n i machinery available for testing a chain of such dimensions, the test was made by aitual suspension of a weight of 400 tons ir 896.0001b. from each link. Thow who really woull like a firet-claw Becond-hand cycle in thorough repair will find a large assortment to choose from at <he " Speedwell Cycle "Works," 155 George street.—[Advt.]

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FRIENDLY SOCIETIES., Evening Star, Issue 10463, 5 November 1897

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FRIENDLY SOCIETIES. Evening Star, Issue 10463, 5 November 1897