MR W. H. NEWTON FAREWELLIiIJ
At a special bushietj-s and social gathering of:'tiro Baptist amd Con guv gatipnal Ohuircih 'last ovedii'ng the op-•poa-tiiiiiity was token to fairtewell Mr and Mrs W. H. Newton, whio iwc i>i'Ooeeding to Auckland, where .Mi' Newton Iwns been apipoinited to.the, headmasteivisliiip of tire Grey Lynn School. Tho pastor was in the chair ar.id pioiintod! out that Mr and Mrs New ton had bean, far many yeara' active and com.sist.enb members of the cihwv'dhi, iitnct that they would l.c greatly missed not only iim the church but in the coniimmitiy as -•■• whole where their influence" had al.ways been for r»ill -tilui.t was 'pure and lovely amidi >oi jrobd repoiit. Tlie chaßirnwln ipavntedi out that M.vN<wton Jiad ■beetii an officct at tlt^i ohnroh far many years, that ho had been ;in active wrote' in the BiDncln»y; Scljo'oJ ,«mid 'diii the ohoiiT. Mi" 1 Jonete.- then, on; behalf of the chWeih and congre^ttion, pTiaseiited -Mr Newton with «;■ travelling rug. A letiter was read fi'onn; the cil\urcih seca'-^aay, who unfortuin'ately, was pfl'feivefiited^ fi rom! Gomiini'.. by sii'cfcnies®, .in' wli):cih he\ Tefenred toth«.v fact that Mr Ne.wtai w-vs ■nV- . ways ■ a.suppai'ter or clean sport,: Mr C* ,1. Bfown, Mi' W. Mo<w'e, a,nd Ma' 11. B Hudson, ,fellow-offic»rs tr> whom Mr Newtoni has been known fon' forty yieairs, all s?pok!e in. tlte Kighiest teaTflis oif Mv Newtonv's I'ife and wwik dh thie 1 cihiircili and in the town and Oif thieiii' istemste nl peT^rtnlail loss■■iim.his Temoval fn'om tho dlis^von. Musical sieleotiosnsi were contributed by Slisig Noialkieis and Miss Whiitehead
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