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A meeting of the committee of the ! Banks Peninsula A. and P. Association Was bold ah tb6 Library, Little < River, on Tuesday; present—Messrs 1 W. F. Parkinson (president, cbair- ■ irian), W. H. Montgomery (vice-presi-dent), J. F. Buchanan, J. Chapman, P. ) Fahey, H. Chapman, F. Coop, H, c Hutchinson, J. Reynisb, J. Chapman, h

H. Lewthwaite, 3, Barclay and T. Thompson.

Apologies were read from Messrs J. Jainieson and J. Parkinson. The president said before starting the business be though!; they should dfscuss the question of holding the show,

■ The vice'president (Mr W. H. Montgomery) said the other tions were holding their shows, and he thought they should follow suit. Mr H. Chapman said he did not think it was advisable (o hold the shows, as if it was a financial failure it might cripple the Association, Messrs F. Coop and H. Hufcehinson wsre both in favour of holding fche show.

The president said. a number of members had 3poken to him, and had recommended holding the show, as they thought it was fatal to drop the Bhow for one year. He personally thought that it would cripple the Association not vto hold th-3 show. The drop in special prizes did not materially affect the finance.

Mr J. Chapman was in favour ot holding fche show. He said all members he had spoken to were in favour of holding the show.

It was decided to proeead with the business.

Correspondence was read from the Railway Department, saying tbat, if the show was held at Little River on November 24, unless something unforaeen occurred, the train arrangements for the show would bo the same-as last year,

The letter was received,

The Wairewa County Council wrote, stating that the Council Chambers would be available for show day for judges' luncheon.

Messrs H. Matson & Co wrote, stating that their saleyards would be avai'able to the Association for pens on show day.

The N.Z Council of Agriculture wrote re the Association's levy, asking that it be paid immediately. It \v«s decided to pay this levy. Mr T. Quealy tendered his resignation as treasurer of the Association, as he found that the position took more time than be could spare to do the position justice. Mr H. Chapman moved Mr Quealy's resignation be held over until next meeting, and the president and Mr Buchanan ask him to reconsider his decision.

The motion was carried. The secretary read a list of special prizes amounting to £173. STATEMENT OF ACCOUKTS. £ S. d. Cash in hand 10 1 9 SubFcription to date .. .. 22 2 0 Special prizes .. .. .. 34 !J 4 £60 6 9 EXPENDITURE. £ S. d. Dr balance annual meetirg .. l 4 0 Secietary 10 0 0 Audit 5 5 0 Stationery 10 6 Sundries .. •• .. .. 4 3 Interest .. .. .. .. 4 6 Prizes 15 0 Credit at Ban* 26 1 6 Cash in hand 22 2 0 £66 6 9 The secretary reported that subscriptions were coming in very slowly. The vice-president moved all those who had not paid their subscriptions during the past three years be struck off the list of members.

Seconded by Mr H. Chapman and carried.

It was decided to call tenders for public and ' special luncheons, publican's booth and band.

The following sub-committees were appointed: — Ground—Messrs J. Chapman, F. Coop, J. O Coop, A. Miuray, J. Jobnson, F. l;irdling. \V. Ccssar, H. Lewthwaitr, H. Ciiajn-aD, J. & ed, T. Thompson, PresiJent, and Vice President. Flowers —Mesdarues Montgomery, "W. F. Parkinson, J. t\ Buchanan, J. Parkinson, Wyon-Wil-liams, W. Aitken, and Messrs H. Baines, T. Thompson, J O Coop, F. Coop, Misses Coop and Courtonay. Judge3—The President, nnd Messrs J. F Bucbansn and J. O. Coop. The following marshals and steward? were appointed :—Sheep : Messrs F, G. Birdling (marshal), J. McQueen, F. Hill, R. Russell, J. Claik and D. Richards. Draughts— Messifl H. Chapman (marshal), D. Cant, J. Allen and W. Cossar. Light hor?es—Messis J. Parkinson (marshal), D. And-rson, B Sheen, W. Bailey, L. Fahey and F. Stanbury. Cobs and ponies—Messrs J. Chapman (marshal), VV. A. Gray, T. White, S. Birdlicg and T. Brankin. Harness borsps — Messrs F. Hubbard (marshal), F. Fahey, A. E. Birdling, M. Bar clay and C. Gray. Cattle—Messrs J. O. Coop (marshal), W. Badfotd, J. Remiie, A. E. Harris and J. Reed. Pigs—Messrs T. Wheeler (marshal) and J. Wheeler. Dogs—Messrs T. Feather, senr, (marshal) and J. Chapman, jr. Woiking bullocks-Mr J. Jones (marshal). Measuring—Messrs Scoullar and R. McCartney. Conizations —Messrs A. V. Hutchinson (aaan-bal), C. Jones, R McCartney, A. Humphries and F. Coop, Prqduce —Messrs G. Tidyman (marshal), G. Breitmeyer, H. French, J. Reynish and S. Reynish. Flowers—Messrs Thompson, F. Coop and J, Jamiesoc, MiSs Courtenay and Mrs Aitben.

The vice-president (Mr W. HMontgomery) aaid he intended to give a special prize for a farmers' judging class for judging dairy cattle. He said be proposed to issue cards, and while the cows were led round in a ring and were judged the public could iilso judge on the different points. At the end of the judging the judge would give bis decision, and would explain how he came to his decision. He thought this would give an added interest to the cattle classes,

The "president and two vice presidents were appointed to arraDge for allotting specinl prizes. The Canterbury Jockey Club wrote, stating they would like to devote their £10 donation to a class for any weight over 11 stone; prizes to be, (iret £6, second £3, third £1. It was decided to make a special class apart from the Association's hunter class.

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BANKS PENINSULA A. and P. ASSOCIATION., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 440, 18 September 1914

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BANKS PENINSULA A. and P. ASSOCIATION. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 440, 18 September 1914

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