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THE MANCHESTER UNITY

The Loyal Valley Lodge held a quiet meeting last week, and as the attendance was only medium N.G. Bro. Galland had an easy task. The only business, besides the nomination of officers for next term, was the reporting of progress on the art union, and the recess was devoted to card games. The meeting of the Outram Lodge was much better attended. Dr Moody, the lodge surgeon, gave the members an instructive address on some recent advances in medical science, and his homely talk was much appreciated by all. N.G. Bro. Watson extended to the doctor the hearty thanks of those present for his instructive address. The lodge business included the initiation of a candidate, and the proposal of a new set of officers. The Loyal Alexandra Lodge met on Wednesday last, and received an official visit from the Kaitangata members. After a cordial welcome to the visitors by the chairman and the disposal of the routine work, P.G.s Bros. Lavery, Espie, and T. Middlemass (Kaitangata) gave a practical first-aid demonstration, paying special attention to broken limbs and stretcher work. This proved most inter esting, and the demonstrators were heartily thanked. The annual official visit of town and suburban lodges to the Mosgiel T last week was a most successful function, and N.G. Bro. Alexander had the pleas tu of presiding over a muster of nearly 60 members of the Order. The Centenary, Albion, Caversham, Outram, Valley, Duuedin, and Hand and Heart lodges furnished their quota, and the District Executive were represented by P.D.G.M Bro. C. W. Smith. Sympathy was expressed with P.P.G.M. Bro. Cole, who was unable to be present owing to a bereavement in his family. The meeting took the -usual -form, Bro. Leary making an excellent accompanist, and after supper, on the call of Bro. C. W. Smith, tho hosts were heartily toasted. Owing to the meeting of Uie Albion Lodge falling on election night, the ittendance, apart from the officers, was hardly up to the average, and netsdjess to 6ay, only necessary business was done. This included the initiation of a candidate, and the consideration of the reports of two sub-committees set up to .•nnuira :nto cases of distress. N.G. Bro. C. W. son presided, and notified that tho lodyo would meet this week instead of on Christmas Eve. Miss Phylis Turnbull, a daughter of a member of the Loyal Tuaou<ca Pioneer Lodge, who four years ago won the Harrop Scholarship (open to children of AM'. Oddfellows), last week received the dux medal of the Otago Girls' High S \hool, ] after a most successful school caceur, ,

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THE MANCHESTER UNITY, Issue 15676, 15 December 1914

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THE MANCHESTER UNITY Issue 15676, 15 December 1914

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