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MR DUNCAN WRIGHT

At the gymnasium, Forbury School, yesterday alter noon .Mr Duncan Wright’s Bible class, which has now reached large j dimensions, mot with the stall' of teachers and monitors, and a fair number 01 parents, to do honor to the teacher, who is held in hign regard. The chairman of the School Committee (.Mr W. Fleming), .Mr IV. Dixon (secretary), and Mr Eudey (head master) occupied seats on the platform. Each spoke a lew woids to the scholars, and eulogised the good work ; (l ine dining the year by .Mr Duncan ! Wright. The singing was hearty, and the following programme was gone through : . —Recitations, Allen Ockwcij and Margaret ! MT’licrson ; solo, Jessie Perrin ; m-ita- i tions, Bertha Stewart and Vera M'Phtr- | yon. A largo number oi marked Testa- ;

nv-iits and cards were then distributed to the scholars who had attended every class meeting during the year. .Miss Lily Black, on behalf of the class, presented .Mr Wright with a fountain pen, making a neat littlo speech. Mr Wright, in his own happy, original style., thanked them for their gift. i he. proceedings, winch were characterised by entlamia-m. terminated with tho emgmg of the National Anthem. Apart from the special cards and Testaments given, each of the scholars received a text card. The platform was nicelv decorated for the occasion.

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MR DUNCAN WRIGHT, Evening Star, Issue 15649, 13 November 1914

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MR DUNCAN WRIGHT Evening Star, Issue 15649, 13 November 1914

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