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The committee of the Otago Early Settlers' Association nid yeiterdny, there being present Messrs Donald licit! (in the chair), John Dut'iie, W H. Fctens, G. L. Dennisten, W. Nicolson, A. B. Mercer, Mrs C. H. Uavward, Mrs M. Barnes, Mrs Sinclair Fcden, Mr G. O. Proudfoot, mid Mr J. Wood (tecretxry). Votes of thanks were passed to the following for gifts to the portrait gallery and museum:—Mr; H. M'Arthur, for framed painting of lief brother (John M'Lecd), passenger "bv the. City of Melbourne, 1861: David MTntosh. for certificate- of discharge and character from fc.s. City of. Dunedin: W. Hcuderson, Arthur street, for framed nortraifc of himself, passenger by the Robert Henderson, 1360; J. A. D. Adams, pamphlet 'F.arly Days of the No-licenso Movement.' A letlerwas received from the Cit3" Council with vote of £so.—The secretary to suitably acknowledge. The Secretary reported • the successful carrying out of all arrangements in connection" with the reunion of members on people's (lav of Show Week.—lt was decided that the thanks of the committee bo given to all who assisted in making the gathering the success it undoubtedly was. Before closing the meeting Mr Ferens, on behalf of the committee, conveyed to the president the season's gocd wishes, and the great pleasure they all felt in having his presence at tha meetings of committees and ai-sociation. ) The following names of early Eottlors who had passed away were recorded: —Mrs Catherine M'Gvout'heu (87), Strathfieldsaye, 1853; Mrs K. Healy (82), Mariner, 18*9: Mrs "R. Stevenson, Southom Cross, 1856; Mrs James Thomson (ucz Miller), Larkins, 1849; Mrs Andrew Marshall, Ben Lomond, 1863: Mrs David M*Kobie, arrived Invercargill . 1861; Mrs Job Wain, neo Jenkins ?5); Mrs George Smith, arrived 1863; John ennant (8*). joined the Custom* 1859: Mr« A. B. Hsndenon (34), Humr, 1803; RHowe, arrived 1863; Captain John Pattsrtcn (72): Mrt. David Bacon, rue B*ck, armed 185>8.

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EARLY SETTLERS, Evening Star, Issue 15676, 15 December 1914

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EARLY SETTLERS Evening Star, Issue 15676, 15 December 1914