The Hope of Dunedin Lodge of flood Templar* held a Chii.itmas party on Friday night, instead of their usual lodge, meeting, and invited their friends to partake in the season's /e:-tivities. The ha!; was nicely decorated. The Chief Templar ißro. ('. Adam.-) welcomed the members and friends in a few appropriate reniaiks. Referring to the war, ho said he hoped that it would shortly come to a sati.-cclnry conclusion, and that peace would tie lasting and permanent. Some of their members were away with the Expeditionary Force, and others were going, and the wishes and prayers ol the members wero for their s,ue return. As Good Templars they believed that their meetings should lie cotdiuiiou-. becauu 1 there were, many temptations during holiday times, and ;Jearant evenings were the rule in tho lodge-.. A good programme of songs was given by members, M'Farlane presiding at the piano. Games Mere indulged in, and refreshments handed round by the sisters. On Bi'o. M'Keown's motion a vote of thanks was accorded the committee who arranged the programme and provided the tea. B:o. Brntley. with his graphophone, rendered valuable assistance.
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LODGE MEETING, Evening Star, Issue 15686, 28 December 1914
LODGE MEETING Evening Star, Issue 15686, 28 December 1914
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