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Canterbury Acclimatisation Society.


i> y Uhristohuroh, April 16. ■ -The "annual meeting of the Acclimatisation Society was held to-night,' 200 raera- * al>ers being " present; and the Hon J. T. Peacock presiding. The report of the Council stated that the year began with a liability of £190,,T)ufc owing to the revival of public support this had been paid, and 88,000 fish distributed during the year. Tl>e receipts; Were £705 and the expenses £683. There is some antagonism between

old member's and anglers, who have lately joined the Society in large numbers. An amendment* was moved that the report be f referred back'to the Council, as the members had not seen it. Mr Peacock explained that it had been prepared by the - Secretary and himself in accordance with the usual custom. The amendment was negatived, only five voting for it, and the report adopted.

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Canterbury Acclimatisation Society., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2403, 17 April 1890

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Canterbury Acclimatisation Society. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2403, 17 April 1890

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