WELLINGTON SOCIETY'S SHOW
A meeting ot the General Committee of the Wellington Hoiticultmal Society was,held last evening. Dr. Izaid, president, occupied the chair. Theie was a large attendance of members and delegates.
The privatei secretary; of, the' Governor-. General, :Majbr' Arthur Bathurst, wrote .that" Sheirif ExceUeiicies, Lord" and Lady Bledisloe; would be ..pleased: to-accept the inv'itation,,tO-.op.'en- the show; on 23rd" ApTil. The secretary reported that Miss K. M. Joseph had presented a very fine silver bowl for competition, also ,a- miniature cupi- A. hearty vote of thanks was passed to the. donor, and, it. was decided to hold 'over the allocation oi • the cup until after the Autuffin■;Show. 1 Mr.; &.'.. A. "Chapman was- -appointed/ judge', iov general classes," Mr. Fred .Westbury. .for. vegetables, Mr. W. -Hi.v.P;' Barber -for chrysanthemums*,' and Miss" Cooper for the. decorative rclasses,: Mrs.> Hriderwpod. wIM appointed cpivenQt1 of" the ladies' committee to take charge if. the- afternoon 'tea arrangements, :and:Mrs^ Oakeß,--Mrs;' Jefferyi -and"Miss Thompjlon. were appointed .to' run" the flower fetajl,.- and for which members were urged ;to provide-flowers or seedlings/ -It: was decided to engage the orchestra for afternoon and evening on both show days. The encouragement of children's classes, it was! decided, should be -referred to the Schedule Committee for, consideration-.and report. . Mr; ".George.- NicolL; spoke /in favour m: -running a series of rlectures during the winter- months. After-,:discussion..it was■ decided, to: bring: this,.up at- .the annual meeting^ and • the propriety-, pi exhibitors in "two. classes, showing from the same garden, :was'also held- over for further consideration. The secretary reported that the hall.would be available for.staging the nighfr"before the show,- and the services of all whj. could .assis.t.were mr .vited"J : fojr ' : t'hat.ev.eriing.*".'/:".'-.. . .. •■ , :