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The animal meeting of the Loweliffe branch of the Farmers' Union wax held on Monday evening, with a good attendance of members. Mr John Brown, chairman, outlined ! the work of the branch for the past j yea)'. The balance-sheet showed the ! finances to be satisfactory. The report and balance-sheet were adopted/ 1 Thanks were tendered to the treasurer, secretary, and auditor for their work during the past year. It was resolved that a course of lectures be arranged for the ensuing year, and the following subects were suggested:—Bees. Fattening Feeds, Lucerne, Sheep-breeding, Tree-planting, Veterinary. The questions of a better mail service and private telephones were also discussed, and it 'was resolved that later on arrangements be made to meet the Electric Engineer, and obtain , in--1 formation on the question of erection of telephones. ■ .• .' A hearty vote of thanks was passed to the retiring chairman (Mr John Brown), and several members spoke, of the good work done by him since the branch was started. Mr Brown thanked them for the kind things which had been said, and felt sure that his successor would re-

ceive hearty support. The election of officers resulted as follows:—Mr D. Shaw, chairman; Mr W. Jewell, vice-chairman; treasurer, Mr W. Price; .secretary, Mr W. Ford; auditor, Mr W. Harding; delegate to conference, Mr D. Shaw. A small working committee was • also .appointed.

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LOWCLIFFE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9589, 17 April 1919

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LOWCLIFFE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9589, 17 April 1919

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