AKAROA BOATING CLUB.
A special meeting of the Akaroa Boating Olub wag held on Tuesday evening Th**-*™ was a good attend ance, Mr C. VV. L***pte in the chair.
Me_r_» l_i*R*-vi'. t and apologies for rh.<-ir nh-ienoa
The cbnimmn explained tho mooting had been called together to .discuss tho finnncp*--* of the club. He Baid all their donations and subscriptions had gone to a be'fcer object. He did not think it. advisable to drop sport altogether, nnd considered they phould try and keep rowing going They must consider how b***>st they Could meet the finances of the club.
The hon sec 'hon rpad the balance sheet s-ho.-i'iHg tbe balanc*- of expendi ture over rpGpipts as £106 Thpv also had to meet a mortgage of £400 at 6 p u r cent.
In an-wer to Mr W. H. Hponing the bun « - 9'iid 'hat, £\Q odd was owing in paH vearki subscriptions Mr W H Henning SDnke strongly about Eoernbfirs. not paying annual subscriptions at, the proppr time He moved that the names of those who were in arrears be posted up at the __pd
Mr Mann prot.p-.tnd against the name of any young fallow at the front being posted up Ho would rather pay his fine himself.
Mr M Daly seconded the motion
Mr J. R. Newton said that he could not stand for the young men who were at tha front fighting their battles having tbeir names posted. Eg bad a good deal of sympathy with Mr Henning in his remarks all tho parne. He thought the management commit tea should take a firmer stand, and not allow young fellows to get into arrears The question before them now was how to provide £106. con side-dog r .h*_ value of the boat bouse,
Pc ,I ho club •?!.*? rr ally in a good finntieirtl posisiou. Ho thought there w?ig sufficient members of the club to curry it through, He considered .uemb'.rg should tnke up debentures and maliO up ihe deficit in that way,
Mr L. n Haylock said there were many member., who did Dot use the piano nt all. and if (hey wsie bullied fn 1 .',!..!iitciiptions they would refuse to
Tho cLiiirintin said that there was no doubt the management committee should take a staud about sub cirion3. Members who did not p,\y sub •cripiiong before Christmas should be "Xpeered to m.*ike good.
Mr Henning's motion was lost
Mr H R. Newton moved that the li'iib raise £120 among members ol he club by £1 debentures with a currency of 8 years a*t* 5 per cent in
Sfcondfd hy Mr R Bruee
Mr J R. Newton said that nearly all memherg of the club had its inter "Mt at heart He hoped particularly that all member* who hnd voted for fbn building of the sbt-d sh old try and h.p the dub out of its bad time Tbe strike and later tbe war had iin j venfc=d their c*bks bringing in any fmiiif, and ho hoped every membjr of the club would do his best to help. Plenty of tbeir young member* had a ■ it.tle mon°y in tbe savings bank, aod he hoped they would take this out, and invest it in debentures. He csuld piomise to take up 20 debentures in hi-" own family.
The motion was carried
Mr VV H Henning said tbe finan cml position of the club rhould not make thnm overlook the subsccipiion question.
Mr Goodwin said the non payment of Bob criptions bad been a stumbling block to the committee for yearn. Mr R Bruce moved the president, Messrs Daly and Goodwin be a Bub committee to draw up debenture forms and canvas* for same.
•Seconded by Mr L Haylock and carried <■
Messrs W. H, Henning. H. R. Newton and R. Walker were ap pointed assistants to tbo hon s?c in collecting subsciptions.
Twenty more debentures v..re taken up in the room, making a grand total of 40.
Tho meeting closed with a vote of t ban kg to tbe chair.
N Z FARMERS CO-OP ASSOCIATION
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AKAROA BOATING CLUB., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3507, 23 November 1915
AKAROA BOATING CLUB. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3507, 23 November 1915
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