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THE LATE LORD ROBERTS

A memorial ew* was held yesterday in the Town Hall, Wellington- The building was packed, and among those present were the Governor and tho Hons. J. Allen. H. H. Bell, and F. M. B Fisher. The service was conducted by tho Rerva. 0. F. Askew (Anglican), J. 0. Chapman (Methodist), and A. Hunt (CJocgremationalistl. A massed choir sang suitable hyraiw, and Dr Kingdon presided at ! tlie organ. The Bov. Mr Askew delivered a powerful sermon, dealing with the life and work of tho dead soldier. There was a good congregation at the Maori Hill Methodist Charon, last oven* ing, when a memorial Samoa was hold* The Rev. J. T. Pinfold took for hie tort the message which Lord Roberts sent to the Cadets of Now Zealand four yean ago —viz., Isaiah ill., 10. After giving an «t* position of it, he referred in turn to tho friendliness, the nobility of character, and the attention to duty, religious and military, that characterised Lord Roberts* At the close of the service Mr G. Soarle, the organist, played the Dead March in ‘Saul,’ the people meanwhile standing. Roieronoes to Lard Roberts’b death were made at the Roslyn Baptist Church and the Maori Hill Baptist Church by the Bev. Stanley Jentin and Mr H. S. Driver respectively.

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THE LATE LORD ROBERTS, Issue 15657, 23 November 1914

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THE LATE LORD ROBERTS Issue 15657, 23 November 1914

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