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LITTLE RIVER CORO NATION LIBRARY.

(From Our Correspondent)

ANNUAL MEETING

The annual meeting of the eubscri bers to the Coronation Library was held on Tuesday, 21st April Owing ro tbe unsettled state'of the weather, tbere was not as good an attendance as there might otherwise haVji been. Those present were —Messrs W. Radford, H. Baines, D. Thompson, F. Hunt, W. McManus, H. Norria, W Whatman, H. Lewtbwaite, H. Gil man, G. Uarclay, A, Watson, and J. Jones. t

In the absence of Ibe chairman, Mr T. Thompson, Mr W. Wbatmn-r w.s voter! fo tbe cbair c-n tbe in,, .-:! of Mr H. <. iiiuxin.

The -secretory, Mr H. L " b-i.i c then read the annoal balance t-u c; as follows:—

/ Receipts—Balancp 19iy, £i Oh BJ, subscriptions £16 10.*, stooke concert £2 Is 2d, rents £3- 5--, sale of bo. ks £1 10?, concert- i'lSOsSd, G vern raent subsidy £13 163 2d, Domain Board annual subscription £5, total £61 3s 3d.

Expenditure --; tumps, etc, 1-ls 6d ; stationery 10j G \ insurance 16* Bd, books and periodica! a £'20 9s fuel and lighting £6 1- 6i, ibraii »n £10, sundries £1, total £U9,1'1 l<l. -Ijuuu g a balance in hand ol £21 I! ■ 2 I

, Tbe Chairman said they ware to be congratulated on their very satisfac tory position, and on tbe motion of Mr H. Baines, seconded by Mr G. Barclay, th 6 balance sheet a read was adopted.

Tbe secretary reported that no ap plications i&d been received for the position of librarian, and it was decided to leave the matter in tbe hands of the incoming committee'to deal with.

Mr McManus proposed that a pre sentation be given to 1b.9 late Libra rian, Mr E Litten, for big long and faithful services to the library, and that tho arrangement be left in the band* of the Committee, the general public being invited to participate. Seconded by MrNorrie, and carried unanimously.

• The election of the incoming committee was then proceeded with, ten nominations being receivad for tbe seven vacancies.

Oα a ballot being taken, tbe follow icg were elected ; —Messrs Ii- Gillman, II Lewtfcjwaite, W. Whatman, W. Radford, G. Radford, H. Baines and Key. B. 0. Fos. '

Mr 11. Lewtbwaite said he was sorry to see tbat tbe late chairman bad not been re elected, as be knew what interest be took in library mat ters and what good work he had done for tbe library. Hβ bad much pleas uro in moving that a hearty vole of thanks be tendered him for his past services.

Carried unanimously

At a committee meeting held after I the annual meeting, it was decided toleave the election of a chairman and secretary till a full committee! present.

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LITTLE RIVER CORO NATION LIBRARY., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4390, 24 April 1914

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LITTLE RIVER CORO NATION LIBRARY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4390, 24 April 1914

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