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', A public meeting of the householders of the' above district was held in the Schoolroom on Monday night, 28th inst., for the purpose of electing a Committee for the ensuing year. The chair was taken by Mr R. Beatty,* the retiring Chairman, and there, was a „fair attendance of householders, - The minutes of the last meeting having been read and confirmed, the report of the retiring Committee was read and adopted. It was of a very satisfactory nature. It showed'that since August last, when the Committee was elected, four meetings had been held with a good average attendance of members. That in order to •■ secure funds for; prizes, a social; and- dance had; been held with --a'-satisfactory result;' the whole of the nett proceeds afterwards being spent in prizes, instead of?having the usual treat. The, school had also been examined by. the Board's Inspector with a highly creditable'result. A hearty vote of thanks was • conveyed to Mr Watson for the successful way_ in which he had conducted the school; during the past year. Mr Watson replied, and the meeting proceeded to elect r a new Committee. The following members were duly nominated and elected by ballot, viz : Messrs John Watson, John Lambie, Thomas Mulligan, E. Hardwick, R. Cain, E. M'Anulty, R. Beatty. At the subsequent meeting Mr John Lambie was elected Chairman and Treasurer for. the ensuing year, while Mr Mulligan was appointed to countersign all cheques. ' . '*'■ , The following resolutions were' also' carried: "That the Board be written to asking them to supply a new range for. the kitchen ; that the attention of the' Board be called to a communication made by the Committee in August 1889, in reference to the roof of the school; thai^ the repairing of the house drain be:! left to Messrs Lambie and Watson ; that Messrs Lambie and Mulligan be a Committee to arrange for the annual concert in aid of the prize fund; that the night/of meeting be the-first Friday after the full moon, each alternate month." The meeting then adjourned.

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KYLE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2414, 30 April 1890

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KYLE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2414, 30 April 1890

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