A MUSICAL EVENIEG. In accordance with the official programme of the Oddfellows’ Handbook, a very successful musical programme was carried out in connection with the Loyaf St. George Lodge, 1.0.0. F.. M.U., on Tuesday night. The E.G. (Bro Todd, P.P. G.M., occupied the chair, and there was a numerous attendance of members and their friends. The programme comprised orchestral selections, a flute solo by Mr E. A. Le Petit, a pianoforte solo by Sis. Brass, an amusing recitation by Sis. Ball entitled “An inventor’s wife,” severial vocal items, three Highland dances most gracefully executed by Miss Mina and Beatrice. Miller, and an Irish jig by Bro. Stewart. The names of those who contributed vocal items are as follows ;—Sis. F. Stead, “The Miller and the Maid” : Mrs F. Crawford, “The City of Sighs and Tears” ; Mr B. Kempton, “True as the Compass” Bro. J. Mitchell, “A Soldier and a Man” ; Mr F. Crawford, “Your dad gave his life.” The accompaniments were admirably played by Sisters Stoad and Brass, and Mr C. Wilson played the bagpipes for the dances. At the conclusion the performers and the chairman (Fro. A. Todd) were accorded a hearty vote of thanks. Bro. Todd was signalled out for special praise, as it was owing to his energy and enthusiasm that such a pleasing programme was submitted. Refreshments were handed round before the meeting closed.
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Oddfellows, Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 18, 17 August 1907
Oddfellows Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 18, 17 August 1907
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