PEN INSULA HORSE SHOW AND PASTORAL ASSN.
The annual meeting of tha Peninsula Horee Show and Pastoral Association wae held at the Council < hambers, Duvauchelle, on Saturday last, when there was a good attendance, the president of the Association (Mr F. Williams), being in the chair. Apologies wore received from Messrs W. Warner. G. Armstrong, D, McKay and W D Micphail. . The chairman eaid he had interviewed Leu ennnts Mottrnm, Masefield and others, and they had decided that Thaoker's Cup Bhould be competed for at the next military oamp to be held" in Barry's Bay. Mr T. B. McKenzie moved the notice of motion standing in his name-"That in the event of a speoial prize being given for any one class in the cattle eeotion provided it amounts to the prize money deoided upon it be substituted for the Association's prizs, but it under the amount the same to be in creased by the Association to the amount of the usual prize." The motion was seconded by Mr B. Bark'r and carried. The following new members were elected : J J Donovan, 8 0 Lelievre, A LeValliant, J Knight. J Brooherie. H P Giddene. Goo. Mould, H W Wilkins and T E Taylor. Four resignations were received and accepted. . Mr B. A. Pettigrew said he noticed there were a number of the members of the Abbo oiation at the front. It was resolved all members of the Assooiaticn 8* the front be kept financial members of the Association. The Hon. See and Treasurer, Mr G. H O'Gallaghnn, read the annual report an balanoe bbeet whioh are ac follow :—
EEOBIPTB. £ b d Balanoe 30th June, 1914 .. 11 9 4 Entries— _ . Horse olaases .. •• i 0 ' ° Competitions .. •• » i c Flowers ana Cookery •• 4 1 £ Subsoriptiona.. .. ' i, r r Donations *' ™ S Gate " I I Catalogues .. •• •• tin Guefsing competition .. •• * ° v £171 7 1 EXPEHDITUBB £ s. a. Prize money— . n Horse oomptiitione ~.. b» i* " Cookery.. .. "? J J Flowers .. .. ** is n n tAboae .. •• •• I J o iMfitoW" '' •• "886 B*kn»3oih June, 1915 .. 50 12 10 £171 7 1 ANNUAL REPORT. "Gentlemen, In presenting the annual Hepnrt nnd Balance Sheet the Committee de sires to congratulate the Association upon its financial position, there being a credit balance of over £50. The Bhow was oarri d nut successfully. There wa3 a slight increase in the total number of entries in the Horse classee, and the Judges, Messrs Stoddart and Scott, commented favourably on the horses exhibited. There was a large fulling oft in the number of entries in the Cookery seotion The Flower section was not supported, as well as migbt have been expected, but the judge expressed his pleasure with the high standard of the exhibits. During the year the membership inoreased to 120, but »3 the Committee has deoided to enlarge tbe scope of the Show by adding 11 cattle classes to the 1915 programme, which will involve an extra £25, it is hoped that members will actively oanvaee for n< w membera during tho year The Committee baa
mtefmly liooetitpd Mr Gaski Vβ olTh>- to In d hiR paddoo 1 - adjoining the saleyards, and tbe Saleymls 00. hits promised tbn nan of the yord- for tli" c tt>« o'a«fie*.—-For the Comi>i: <■■« F W WirjUAM'. Prenidi?'H. 'I'l'ifi rit a-«l ba'a'ice t-hpel; wer • d .Mr i Mi'Keiizi moved that it up a rec mmendation to 'he incoming committee to look into the question of lunobeon tickets. The recommendation wag accepted. OFEICIALSi The following offiniata were then elected: — PatronF, Hon. X ll Rhodes, and Messrs W H Montgomery, C B Thaoker, E3 X Lelievre, W. F Parkinson and J F Buchanan ; president F W Williams, Eeq , Fice Presidents. Messrs B A. Pettigrew W Warner, D Barwick and W W Williatoß. COMMITTEE. Messrs G. ArmstronK, E. Latter, T. Mane, field, 8. Sheen, T, Stewart, G. Wright. F' Armstrong A. B. Pritohard, P. Cunningham, T. E. McKenzie, W. Hawkins, T. W Wil» kins, C. W. Leeta, a. Hayward. T. Mould, D. MoKay, O. J. Bichfiold, J. Cairns, B. Barker, J. Brooherie. and E. W. Bachelor ; Hon Seoretnry. Mr G. H. O'Callaghan ; Bon Treaa, Mr T. W. Wilfeins; Bon Auditor, Mr C. W. Leete ; printing committee, President Mr T E McKenzie and the Hon Sec.
Mr P Williams, in thanking members for re;eleoting him to tht offioe of President, said he was suie members would Rive him the hearty support they had extended in the past. He was very pleased to do what he oould for the Association. He complimented Hie Hon. Sec , Mr O'Callaghm, Lr his splendid work, and said a great deal of the success of the Association was duo to his efforts.
Mr O'Callaghan, in reply, said he was glad to have the opportunity of helping the Association.
It was decided to donate the Hon Secretary an honorarium of £7 7e for his past year's work.
A vote of thanks was passed to Mr Leete for his eetvioes as Hon Auditor during the past year.
Mr J. Broeherie moved a hearty vote of tbanks to the officials for their services during the past year :
Seconded by Mr W. Jaoobson and oarried,
It was decided to hold the Association's Annual Show on Thursday, November 18th, 1915.
The President, and Messrs J, Gaskin and JR. Latter were appointed to secure judges for thd Show.
Mr E, W. Baohelor moved it be left with the printing committee to investigate the possibilities of advertising in the programme and catalogue.
Seoonded by Mr B. Barker and carried. It was decided a committee meeting be held on August 7th.
A vote of thanks to the chair concluded the meeting.
THE NEW SBOW G3OUND. Tha Association will, this year, bold their annual show on the new ground next to the Peninsula Saleyards Company's yards in Dnvanchelle, Mr J Gaskin has generously offered this ground to the Association free of rental, and hae undertaken to level the bottom section of it so as to mnke it suitable for the horse rings. The Duvauohelle Ball will be utilised for the flower and cookery section of the Association's show, while the Peninsula Saleyards Company have offered their yards adjoining the new Show Ground for the new cattle olassee of the Show. The new ground will, therefore, be very compact, which will be a very much improved arrange* ment.
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PENINSULA HORSE SHOW AND PASTORAL ASSN., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3474, 13 July 1915