An increase in the number of new baby cases for the year was reported by the charge nurse, Miss D. L. Williams, at the 15th annual meeting of the Devonport branch of the Plunket Society, presided over by the Mayor of Devonport, Mr. J. ft. Miller. The number of cases was 229. The retiring president, Mrs. H. Corbett, was thanked for her many years of service. She expressed appreciation of the continued support given the society by the Mayor, Borough Council and citizens.
The following officers were elected:— Patrons, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Miller (Mayor and Mayoress of Devonport); president, Mrs. W. J. Hicks; vice-presidents, Mesdames E. G. Whitley, J. P. Kalaugher, J. G. Palairet, J. A. Gentles, G. ClarkWalker, A. E. Alison; advisory board, Dr. H. C. Bennett, Messrs. A. E. Wilson, G. Clark-Walker, Gainor Jackson, H. Corbett; vice-presidents on the executive, Mesdames R. Wynyard, J. B. Crawford, H. Corbett, A. W. Joughin; executive, Mesdames E. P. Titchener, A. M. D. Segar, E. L. Skinner, G. H. Robins; general committee, Mesdames W. Birnie, L. H. Brookes, E. A. Cox, T. Gooding, A. F. Langlev, N. Nelson, F. S. Proctor, E. Mullan. R. C. Wheatcroft, F. E. Wilson, W. C. Kellett; hon. auditor, Mr. H. R. N. Newman; hon. solicitor, Mr. G. Clark-Walker; hon. secretary. Mrs. D. Burgess; hon. treasurer, Mrs. T. C. Hobbs-Jones.
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DEVONPORT PLUNKET, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 170, 20 July 1945
DEVONPORT PLUNKET Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 170, 20 July 1945
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