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I.O.O.F. Hold Elections
EDMONTON, March 15 (CP)-- G. S. McArthur of Edmonton was elected grand master of the Grand Lodge of Alberta, Independent Order of Odd Fellows and T. W. Hickmore of Ponoka was named deputy grand master at the 43rd annual session last week.
J. Labarge, High River, was elected grand warden; A. W. Northover, Calgary, grand secretary; and G. W. Henderson, Calgary, grand treasurer.
THE GRAND LODGE decided to set up junior lodges in major centres to provide outlets for activities of 'teen-age groups. Further assistance will also be given crippled children and a committee was appointed to investigate possibilities of a home for aged members of the Order.
A presentation was made to Thomas Niven, 79, of Lethbridge, to mark his 58th anniversary as a member of the Odd Fellows.
Extracted by J. Kynman 2015-10-16