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AKAROA DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL.

HfThere was a large aUendauca .of honseholdprs at the Akaroa ticbool on Monday night. The Mayor, Mr G. Armstrong, was voted to the chair.

TLe Chairman, Mr J R. Newton, reported on the previous year's doings The new Fohool had proved more and and pleasant to work in. There was less coat in firing this year than in any previous year since be bad been chairman. The local householders bad given £50 towards (the asbphalting of the ground, and 550 yards bad been laid down. When tb'ey bad got a subsidy it would mean they bad a email credit balance.

Mr 0. W. Leete, bon. treasurer,

read the annual balance sheet as

under:—

Sfßeceipfcp—Credit balanco brought fnrwflrd, £1 12} 7d , education Errnnts, fi4B 9* 3d; Ataroa High School qmnt, £10; total, £59 19s 10.

Expenditure — Incidental?, £37 19s 10d, leaving a balance to cm!it of £22.

In answer to Mr Doclds, Mr Leefe said this was only a nine months' finanoial year.

The financial report was adopted on the motibn of Mr Youngman, seconded by Mr g,

Mr 0. Hall gave a report on the attendance during the year.

The chairman, Mr J, R, Newton, reported in addition that the in speefcor's report was the moat satis factory they had had for five yeara.

FLKCTION OF OFFICERS. The following committee was elected :—Messrs Newton, Revs. Julius and Hayward, Leete, Dodds, B Hen ning and"T, Penlington. The question of pictures for the walls of the new school was brought; up by Mr Hall.

Mr Newton offered that if auy lady or gentleman gave a picture the committee would see that they were framed.

A hearty vote of thanks waß pasned ro the teaching stuff od the motion of Rev Juliuf, who paid a tribute to tbe >vo»k done by the teachers.

The motion wa* seconded hy Mr vV H Henning raud carried by ■tpplfinse.

Mr Hall, who was present, briefly -eturntd tbacks of the vote.

IWr G. W. Thnmoa rnororl a hearty vu.c i_. 1 1. ,. 1. i.* iv wo ouetirman and other members of the retiring com mittee.

(Seconded by Mr W. H. Henning ar>d carried unanimously.

Mr Hall gave a report re the Swedish Drill, and pointed out the excellent wotk inaugurated by the Hysccm. He expressed a wish that parents of children would come in a month or two's time to see the drill,

The meeting then terminated with a vote of tbanks to the chair.

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AKAROA DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3454, 30 April 1915

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AKAROA DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3454, 30 April 1915

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