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GAELIC SOCIETY

The monthly meeting of this society was held in the Dunedin Orchestral Hall in Rattray street last night. Tho Chief (Mr Dugald M'Pherson) occupied the chair, and was supported by Chieftains Kenneth Cameron and Roderick Mackenzie.

The Chief stated that the change of halls was in conformity -with the society's agreement with the Art Gallery HnJi trustees, ] and he hoped that they would feel at home in the new mecting-placa. Ho also feelingly referred to the lo6s sustained by one of the members of the- committee (Mr Murdoch M'Kenzie) by the death of his eldest son, and called on Mr Dan Mathosoui, jun., to play <i. lament. Chieftain Roderick Mackenzie spoke of | the European war, and the splendid respond from Highlanders at Home in join i in& the colors on the appeals of Lochiel. I I Lord lovat, and lord "RoWta. Ywe "h\«v- y dred men volunteered from the speaker's , \ native district of Oairioch, "while the AsJssi <& Lwos ■eso.t 6,000 over and above ( ) the nwibeis already m the Amy ann Territorials. He trusted the martial spirit would jet be roused in Otago, said that a i lare;e proportion oi our young men would I volunteer tor active service. 1\ Vhe tin\*\ \ came \ot tf&et "swan \» *«&R&, W<s said he would mJlißgly respond should the Fiery Croes appear m Otago. I I evening as a contribution towards a Christ - ) mas box to Belgian children. f Mr Dan M&theson, jun., and Mr John I WLean. supplied the national music, and j | ilka "Reby Dundcm aiul Miss Love played i I tie accompaniments. ( The usual hour's dancing followed tho ! programme, -which, "was aa follo-ws:—Gaelic | song, ' Eihsan »n fraoich,' Mx Dan Mailieaon, jun.; song, ' Annie Laurie' (encore, 'Oomw' through the Rye"), Mr V. Curtis; dance, 'Seantreus,' Miss Loudon; High-1 land reel, danced by tho audience; song,' i 'Whistle and I'll Com© to You, My Lad' ' (encore, ' Ochone for Somebody'), Miss , Jessie Pund<ro; Gaftlie sang, ' Fionn[airidh' (encore, v An t-Ea\eaai Ji\a\»acVv Miss Mary M'Donald j duet, ' It's a Long Wav to Tipperary,' Mies Jessie Dundon I and" Mr V. Curtis; soaa, ' The. Land o" the i I Leal' (.encore, 'O Why Left I My Hame'), Miss Nance Duncan; dance-, Irish jig, Mr' I Colin M'Konzie, jun.; Highland schotdanced bjr the audienoft,

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GAELIC SOCIETY, Evening Star, Issue 15641, 4 November 1914

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GAELIC SOCIETY Evening Star, Issue 15641, 4 November 1914

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