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PRESENTATION

At a social '••atherjns of the Foresters of Green Island lield last evening :* presentation was made to Dr W. K. Carswell, who has been the medical officer of the court for some considerable time, in- having given over his practice in Green Island to the new resident doctor. The Chief Ranger of the- court, Hro. F. Frost, expressed the regret ot the members that the doctor ■ had decided to give up the duties as medical officer to them, and after making special ,mention of his many kindnesses and never-failing attention at all rimes, asked the doctor to accept as a memento of his stay in Green Island a handsome jlhiminated address, which read as follows; To Dr W. K. Carswell. K.H-.C.S. We, the. members of Court I’ride, of Given Jshml. Mo. d,6ld, of tho Anciont Order of Foresters, desire to ospreys our gratitude to ,VOU for the many kindnesses we have received at I voni- hands, and on the occasion of i your retirement as medical officer of j idle emir! To convey to yon our deep i regret that yon have decided to I relinquish your Green Island prac- ; lice, \Vc can assure yon that your untiring devotion to the members ot ihe court, together with your neverfailing readiness at all times, often al great s.'icriiice to yourself to carry out I lie requirements of your practice, lias endeared you to all who have had the benefit of your care and at i enl ion. We have pleasure in asking yon to accept this address as a mark of onr esteem, and to assure yon that the memory of your seri ices, not only as m <?d icai officer, but as a man. will long remain with all those who have had the privilege of your acquaintance. Wishing you a, prosperous future. (Signed by the trustees and officers of the Court.) On rising to return thanks. Dr Carswell va - heatfily applauded. He remarked how nica.-ed lie was to have had tho j.rdilege ot being the medical officer to the ‘ omr. and In 1 wished te thank tiro officer,- and members for the a&igtanco they had always tendered to him in the carrying on I- of his duties. He would alii ays look hack with pleasure to hi# happy nrsoeiatioii with the Green Island Foresters.. He f■ >it that they had been too considerate to him by presenting him with each a, beautiful address, which he would always tieasuiv. Cheers were given for tin: doctor, and the teas! - For Tit's a jolly good fellow” was heartily --uug. A number of musical items jverc rendered, and a. very pleasant evening was concluded by the singing of the National Anthem.

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PRESENTATION, Evening Star, Issue 15629, 21 October 1914

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PRESENTATION Evening Star, Issue 15629, 21 October 1914

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