Waimate Daily Advertiser, Rōrahi II, Putanga 108, 13 Huitanguru 1900, Page 2
A meeting of this committee was held last evening ; present — Messrs Hamilton (chair), Scott, Wills, Mann, Smith, Dean, (sec.) and Rev. McKenzie Gibsop. The caretaker reported having collected £4 10s for subscriptions, which I were coming in better now, though there were several yet outstanding. Mr Menzies had gone through the books and classified them. Tenders for papers were opened, th«se of Messrs J. Scott and B . Gr. Baxter being accepted, - ■«
The disposal of the rest of the maga7ines and papers was left in the secretary's hands. The secretary and Mr Smith were deputed to test members' feelings with regard to subscribing to the Encyclopasdia Biitannioa. Accounts amounting to £5 2s were passed for payment and the meeting adjourned.