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WAKANUI.

The annual meeting of householders was held m the Main School on Tuesday last. The attendance was rather small for $o large a district. Mr P. Stewart waa vowd to the chair. The report of the outgoing Committee wag read showing the buildings and grounds to be m good order. The receipts from all sources were £390 7s 6d, and the [expenditure £374 9s lOd, showing a balance to credit on let January of £15 17s BeL The balance at the Bank at the present date is £16 4s 8d with no outstanding liabilities. Tho Inspector's reports on the Main and Side Schools were also read. The report and balance-sheet wore adopted. Tho following resolution was then put to the meeting j— <« That the Inspectors' report of the 6th June shows very bad management on the part of the master, and that this meeting is surprised to hear tbat the Board allowed euoh a state of things to continue, and as a consequence the unsatisfactory report of the last examination was nothing more than might have been expected." The motion was carried, two householders voting agftlnst it> Nominations for a new Committee wera then proceeded with. Some difficulty was experienced In this matter* Ultimately the required number were obtained, but tiro of those nominated withdrew their names, and after come little delay the following resolution was put to tha meetng and carried unanimously. '< Tbat the election of a committee be deferred until the Committee be Informed as to the reason why tho Board deollnes to $<jt on the recommendation oonlalaed In fta, Oo«n~ mltteb's letter to tho Board of the 28th December." The meeting (hen broko op.

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WAKANUI. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2121, 29 April 1889

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