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FORESTRY.

The usual meeting of the Court Star of the South, A.0.F., which was held on Thursday evening - was attended by all the officebearers and a large number of members. It was unanimously decided to join in. with the kindred' societies in procuring a Friendly Societies’ hall for the common use by the different lodges. S.C.R. McXatty reported on the visit to Lome Farm, and expressed -the wish that it should not be long be* fore a similar visit should be paid. A hearty vote of thanks was passed to the Brothers who had performed and assisted with the concert. A letter of condolence was ordered to be sent to the parents of the late Bro. Couling - . During the evening four new members, were proposed. Xext evening Bros. R. Folley and A. Jones will deal with the question of The Widows’ and Orphans’ Fund. The business having been concluded, the C.R., Bro. C. W. Raton, adjourned the meeting to the evening of the 7th inst., when it is anticipated a large number of new candidates will be initiated into the mysteries of Forestry., After the meeting the members eng-aged in euchre contest with the brethren of the Shamrock, Rose and Thistle Lodge. After light refreshments had been handed round, by the Foresters, the C.R. announced the result as a win to the Oddfellows by 68 games to 54. The C.R., on behalf of the Foresters complimented them on their win, and trusted that the two lodges would soon meet again, and that the Foresters would triumph. X.G-. Bro. T. Clark, responded for the Oddfellows.

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FORESTRY., Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 24, 5 October 1907

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FORESTRY. Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 24, 5 October 1907

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