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Householders Meetings.

ELGIN. The annual meeting of householders was held on Monday evening. Mr John Cochrane, Chairman of the outgoing Committee was voted to the chair, and read the annual report of which the following is the gist. During the past' year ten ordinary and two special meetings were held, at all of which there was a good attendance of members. The number of children on the roll had increased from 38 to- 51, with a corresponding increase in the average attend-., ance. .Mr Wood/ one of the Board's T-■ i-..--v.-.--. V-f! V- 1 i '.\-. .-;--v.l >^r.^.r-l - - -.."- -si ■s. - = ■■! ::i ''N ■.-.. -ii\,->- I-..- u'lioM highly successful, only four having failed, a result which does great credit to the teacher, owing to the irregular attendance of some o* *■>.■> ch^lrrTi. The Committee wish to <■ ■■! t.:: u'v \- ii'"i onsuch a happy result, 1..-:i ■ ■ i-..-. ■■■■■■! !iis efforts. ;. T' '.- ■ ■ ass.: , i.-.-.v 1.. ■-i .v;-r-l by the <l'» ,■■:.- ..■;■! i ■■.■■.:.-. .■■!, i ■' .t correct. T ..-,■.■ -,i ;■ ..■■.-,. -I -1; -. - - --I :-. f:176!854d, i ■ ■.;■',■'. !'■■',!«■.■■.■:" fJi:S I ■ I'M. j ; - A concert and' ball were held in J aid of the prize fund and Were highly successful, ' the proceeds being £15 ss. These were devoted to purchasing prizes which were presented at the annuall'treat held on December 31st last. .Holidays ' were granted from January Ist to February 17th. • •• r ' ' .*; ;; ■ On the motion of Mi Letham the report was adopted. „ . The election vof a committee for the ensuing year was then proceeded' with. The gentlemen nominated were : Messrs John Cochrane, H. Kennedy, S. iScott, G. Appleton, W. Gray, P. Innes, G. P. Hoaten, A^ C. Claridge.and ,A. Letham. The ballot Resulted as f dlio'ws':— ' , Mr John Cochrane .;.. 15 Mr Peter Innes ... ... ... 9 Mr George Appleton... ... .'.. 8 Mr Andrew'Tjgtham , ... 7 Mr W. Gray ... 6 Mr H. Kennedy -•• 6 MrgS. Scott :.. 5 Mr «j. Hoaten {.. 4 Mr A. Claridge i.. 3 The first seven were declared duly, elected. At a subsequent meeting of the Committee, Mr P. Innes was elected Chairman.

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Householders Meetings., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2414, 30 April 1890

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Householders Meetings. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2414, 30 April 1890

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