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An anniversary social in connection with the Presbyterian Church was held here on the evening of the 18th Sept. A large crowd assembled and spent a very enjoyable time together. The programme opened with all present joining in the singing of the Hundredth Psalm, after which the Rev. Mr Laishley- (Bluff) led in prayer. The choir then joined in singing an anthem, “They are Waiting to Welcome Us.” An address was given by the chairman (Rev. J. Burrows) followed by the reading of the yearly report. Miss Dunlop (Invercargill) sang a solo, and four membsrs of the choir a quartette, “Keep Step.” The choir gave another anthem, followed by an address by Rev. Mr Laishley. Miss Blakie sang “The G-entle Shop-

herd,” and the choir rendered the j anthem ‘'Hear the Trumpets.” At jthe interval evei'yone adjourned to the hall close by, and partook of refreshments which were served round by the ladies. The second part of the programme commenced by the choir rendering ‘‘Sing- unto God.” A solo, ‘‘Some time we’ll understand,” by Miss Dunlop, was very much appreciated. The Rev. W. Simpson (Winton) followed with an address. Votes of , thanks were then passed. After a final anthem by the choir all joined in singing- ‘‘Abide with Me,” after I which the Benediction wnc pronounced.

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RYAL BUSH., Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 23, 28 September 1907

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RYAL BUSH. Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 23, 28 September 1907

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