BANKS PENINSULA A. and P. ASSOCIATION.
-"£ COMMITTEE MEETING, &. meeting of the committee of the Bonks nineula A. and P. Association was hold at a library, Little River, on Tursduy last, ien there were present—Messrs W. F. jkineon (president, in the chair), J. F. ichanan (vice-president), W, 13. Radford. C. C. Gebbie. H. T. Chapman, P, Fahey, Chapman, T. Feather, J. Baid and J. irk'nson. Letters were received from the various idgee, thanking the Association £or their cp essions of thanks for acting. Mr F. S, Pope, Beoretary otthe D-.part-lent of Agrioulture, wrote, apologizing for ot being able to attend the show. Mr B. Blake (Middleton) wrote, objecting iat in the boy rider class that bis po;iy was ot tried over hurdles as specified in the rogramme. Mr H. 'I Chapman said the pony classes ad been held too late, and a lot ot com-' - etitors bad not had time to compete before 38 train left. Mr J. C. C. Gebbie said the bullock drivig competition had delayed the jumping, nd the pony jumping competitions hud been jft too late and been held in the wrong ing. The president said an error had been I iade by the marshal. It was a pity it hupened; He moved the awards stand as they rere given, ) Seconded by Mr Chapman, and carrifd. From Mr E. C. Jack, the new secretary of he N Z. Council of Agriculture, afking the kssoeiation to send certain data concerning he Association. The NZ. Council: of Agriculture also yrote, suggesting the Association should inilude a class for troop borsea in their future iatalogues. The following new members were elected : -A. A. Johnson, J. R. Thacker and &.\ bright. I PRESIDENT'S BEPOUT, i The j re ident read the following report : — "The fcixth inrmai r how of the Acs cia .[••n was lipid on the Awa Iti Dmai. on S'uvrinbfr 21. Owin;-.', nu doubt, tv ihe dis.iirbftd state of the country tnrouph the war, ive in common with the other Asvociations -uifeiec! v decline in the numberd of entries, lni'juntin;,' to 15S, principally in domestic I ,)i'c duce unci horses, while on the ether h.'ind Ihe bheep and cattle entries both increased, j l'hc attendance on show dnv \"ru about, equ»l tp lust jenr, the g-ite amoiiniirg to £toi i 1-3.-J Ud, as against £U'3 15s last year, The J loiiowing is a comtari.ion of the number of. entries for this year and lust .year, and | -hould prove interesting 89 ((5-lj, j draught horses 31 (92), light horses SO (lOi). j cobs and ponies 3-1(43;, harness horses 2/] t3O), cattle 102(02), pigs 2 (24), dairy produce 181 (272), plan s and roots 31 (45), grain an i seeds 23 (24), dogs 29 (17), flowers 129 (142), compeMiions 34 (33). total 792 (950). Ihe total amount; of prize money received, including trophies, was £205 11s Gil, as against £257 15s 3d, which, though £c3O less than last year, was under the circjumstances very creditable. The amount distributed in prize-money amounts to £433 toi tod, as against £177 Ss 61 last yeur, The thanks of the Association are dua to the Domahi Board, Library Committee, County Council (;se of chambers), Messrs Matson & Co. (yards), judges, marshals, stewards, and many willing helpers who made tie show a success." FINANCIAL STATEMENT-. Keceints,—Cash in hand at annual meeting, £10 Is 3d; subscriptions, £128 17s; special prizes, £108 15s (id; entry fees, £117 15s; gates, £64 15s 'Jl; guessing competition; £7 Is; space £5 15s (id; mis , utllaneous, £1 7s Gd ; total, £441 \)s. Expenditure.- .Debit balance 30/G/4, £1 • expenditure since annual meeting (audi* tor £5 os, printing and stationery £1 13s 9d, rent 10?, secretary £10, N.Z. Conference of Agriculture £2, t>. T, Harris 43 3d, refunds £l Is, catalogues £2, interess, exchange and cank charges os), £30 10s; cash in bank, ■£bO3 1-l.i Oα; cash in bund, £4!) 0s 7d ; total, £444 93. Assets.--Cash in hand and at bank, £412 los; annual subscriptions ouistandinp;, 1914 (estimated), £126; annual subscriptions out standing, 1913 (estimated), £33 ; entry fees outstanding, £55 17s Gd ; special' prizes outstanding, £92 14s; space outstanding, £1; privileges outstanding, £2G ss; plant (less 20",j depreciation), £53; total, £800 11s 6d. JjiaOilites.—Prizes, Mod Gs Gd; labour nd material, £35 10s: printing and adver lisin?, £42 2s Id ; petty cash, £7 Is; insur ,nue, £;i; band, £5; tents, JL'9 123 0d; judges'exic-nditurr, t2 IS' 3d; ribbons >utd nmlries, £3 9= «.. ; i.i.uuta, .C 2 17s 6d; j iti, £2 5.s ; luiiuii a;jts rtfiestmn 19 ; Cicretwry, £30; credit baluiice, £i;O4 9d Id; u>l, £9UO lla Gd. J lie om.iuntii! mill the prtviou.- j tar t!;e i:il i-a n..co ivus £i'.)i. On iiie motion oi Mr J. O Jcop, seconded y Mr Fuhey, the financial statement a«wi report were ndopted. Mr Coop luovtd, aud Mr T, Thompson seconded, that the president arrange for an .verUiaft of £100 at, the Bank.
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BANKS PENINSULA A. and P. ASSOCIATION., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3460, 11 December 1914
BANKS PENINSULA A. and P. ASSOCIATION. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3460, 11 December 1914
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