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At Tinwald last night there was a moderate attendance, including £ several ladies. Mr J. A. Clothier was voted to the chair. The number of children on the school roll was stated 4 to be 107, the number last year being 114 and at the corresponding period of the year previous 120, and there wa3 a proportionate decrease in the attendance. The school concert had resulted in nearly £10 being available for the purchase of prizes. The financial report stated that the funds in hand were nearly sufficient to meet outstanding liabilities and th^t the position had improved since last year but the Committee had found Jit necessary to practice the most severe economy in order to keap within the allowance. The reports were adopted. Eight persons were nominated for the Committee. The poll taken resulted in the return of Messrs J. A. Clothier, J. Clark, J. Pergie, G. O-Bborne, H. Gunn, P. Bonnington, and W. Cobb. Hearty votes of thanks were accorded to the Chairman, the school staff, and the secretary. At a subsequent meeting of the newly elected Comtnitree, Mr J. A. Clothier i was re-elected chairman, and Mr W. Cobb honorary secretary. Messrs G. Osborne and J> Fergie were appointed a Visiting Committee; and it was decided to hold meetings o£ the Committee at 7.30 p.m. on the first Saturday in each month.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6554, 26 April 1905

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TINWALD. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6554, 26 April 1905