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OTAGO EARLY SETTLERS’ ASSOCIATION

Tho monthly meeting of committee was held yesterday afternoon at tho Early Settlers’ Hall ; present—Messrs Donald Ileid (president, in the chair!, John Duthie, A. B. Mercer, W. Xicolson, C. Calder, Dr Fulton, Mrs C. H. Hayward. 0. 0. Proudfoot (hon. treasurer)* and John Wood (secretary). A vote of thanks was passed to the donors of the following gifts Id the museum and portrait gallery: —To Mrs P. Ah cruet hy, Owaka, for painting of tho. late William Young’s house, “Waropa,’’ 1856, panned by his granddaughter; to Mr Alex. Walker," Milton, framed photo of first house he built in Milton; to Messrs James and Cecil Mitchell, for framed portrait of their father, John M'Nair Mitchell, who arrived by the Aiding*, 1860. A resolution of condolence was passed to Jlr E. G. Hazlett (member of committee) on tho loss sustained by the death of his mother. Mrs Sinclair Pedett wrote apologising for absence. and thanking members for their kind letter of sympathy. The following list of early settlers who had passed away was recorded on the minutes:—Allan Cameron (81), Pladda,

I860; M. Green (79), to Gabriele Gully, 1661: A. Oruickshnnk, New Great Britain (Bluff), 1853; Malcolm Robertson, Jsew Great Britain (Bluff), 1863; J. R. Kemp (76), arrived 1862; D. R. Hay, arrived 1864; George Brain (58), Silistria-,-^860; B. Achison (69), to Southland, 1862; Alex, M‘Auley, Agra, 1868.

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OTAGO EARLY SETTLERS’ ASSOCIATION, Evening Star, Issue 15646, 10 November 1914

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OTAGO EARLY SETTLERS’ ASSOCIATION Evening Star, Issue 15646, 10 November 1914

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