Article image
Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.


❖ The annual meeting of the Caledonian Society was held at Quill’s Hotel last night. The attendance was limited. Mr. St. George Douglas occupied the chair. The Hon. Secretary, Mr. J. E. H. Harris, read the report, and on the motion of Mr. Wilkie, seconded by Mr. Parkin, the report was adopted. A vote of thanks

was accorded to Mr. Hay T. Smith for his kindness in giving the use of his paddock. The annual balance-sheet was then submitted to the meeting, showing a credit balance of L 8 13s. Gd.; liabilities amounting to L 5 7s. 2d., due to Mi'. J. Y. Ward; and possible assets of LSO. The Secretary explained that considerable difficulty had been experienced in making up the balance-sheet by himself and the Treasurer, owing to the disinclination of some of the director's to give the necessary information to make up a proper statement. The balance-sheet had not been audited, and it was resolved that the Treasurer and Secretary should sign it, and their signatures should be considered a sufficient audit. Mr. Ward’s account for commission was reduced to L 3 18s. 2d. It was stated that funds were in the hands of some members of the Society who had been written to for a settlement, but had not responded to the calls made on them. The following officers were then reelected :—President —Mr. Mat. Stitt ; vice president, Dr. Stewart; treasurer, Mr. Thomas Quill: secretary, Mr. J. Mac Lean Dunn ; directors, Messrs. James Scott, Charles Reed, W. Anderson, Donald Maclean, Robert Mdiar, Duncan Cameron, Niel Maclean, Hay T. Smith, E. Saunders, T. Bullock, W. St. G. Douglas, and John Frazer. Auditors— Messi’s. Weeks and Wilkie. Mr. Weeks proposed a vote of thanks to the late secretary (Mr. Harris) for his past services, which being seconded by Mr. C. Reed, was carried ; and a futher vote was recorded to the directors and other officers, a vote of thanks to the Chairman terminated the proceedings.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

Bibliographic details

CALEDONIAN SOCIETY., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 64, 21 February 1880

Word Count

CALEDONIAN SOCIETY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 64, 21 February 1880

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.