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THE CUT MISSION

The monthly meeting of Dunedin City Mission Committee tcok place on Tuesday, when there wore present: Aiessrs G. M. Thomson (M.P., president, in tho chair), Andrew King, James H. Wilkinson, W. E. Sessions, John A. D. Adams, John Barnes, David Aslir, E, Rosevear (lion, treasurer), and D. Wright (missionary). The donations to tho ordinary fund amounted to £9 5s 7d, and as usual the treasurer reported a satisfactory credit balance. N«rt meeting will be held in February next. As usual, when the classes in State schools are defied. Mr Wright has an opportunity of visiting old people and «ck cases in- the City and suburbs, and Ids report of several of theso persons was well received by all the members present. Two at least of the very aged p«)pl*> claim to have known the missionary in Glasgow 50 years ago. In all such cases (ana there are many) not only strength and courage, bnt above all brings brightnorfs, a sunny face, and a cheery, hopeful message are essential. Both Mr Thomson and Mr Wilkinson were able to speak of the breesy, enthusiastic gathering of hoys and girls, as well as parents; a*nd friends, at. tho closing of the Bible olass at Albany Street School. And whal happened thero was also experienced at Maori Hill, Kaikorai, Forbury, and Arthur Street. Amidst cheering and clapping of hands by his young friends, tho missiona-rr was the recipient of gifts of a useful character. Comprehensive thanks were gWen to a great host of kind helpers in all the schools.

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THE CUT MISSION, Evening Star, Issue 15665, 2 December 1914

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THE CUT MISSION Evening Star, Issue 15665, 2 December 1914

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