PETONE TENNIS CLUB
The thirty-seventh annual general meeting o£ the Petone Tennis Club (Inc.) was held in the club's pavilion last night. Mr. W. G. Lodder presided.
It was decided to open the season on 18th October. The social hall ib to remain open during the season until 8 p.m., or at the discretion of the committee. '
A motion- that "A club captain, who will be a member of the Management Committee, ex oliicio, be elected annually," was carried, and Air. YVJ F. Sturinan was chosen, to lill the position tins year. _
Mr. K. W. Tdomath spoke of the efforts or the Hutt Valley Lawn Tennis Association, to become urtiliated to the Welling-' ton Association, He had been informed, lie kiid, that a meeting of all concerned would shortly be held to discuss the matter, and he suggested, that the club should withhold any action.'iv the meauwhile. In his opinion, the interests of tenuis in the Valley, would-be better' looked after, by the Wellington Association giving the Hutt- Valley direct representation on tlie Management Committee than by the formation of a Hutt Valley Sub-Association. The subject was'dealt-with in the annual report as follows:— ; ; , . .
"'The Hult Valley Lawii Tennis Association approached us with a view to affiliating with them, and'joining in their: interclub fixtures,- but' your committee could see little.advantage and some serious dis-advantages.-in-doing so." . -. .',. Mr. W. G. Lodder. was re-elected: president, and the following.other officers were, elected: Vice-presidents,. Messrs. Walter Nash, M.P., P. jM'Kenzie, G. Cook, J.: W M'Ewan, J. C. Burns, and A. Greening; lion, secretary* Mr. H. .D. he Souef; hem treasurer, .Mr. A..R. A. Clat-ke; hon. auditor, Miss: A: ,M." Cochrane; managcnieiit committee, Mrs K.Evisou, Messrs. H. Firtli. K. T.-Hogg, H. W. Toomath, and W. T.Wilson; 'delegates to W.L.T.A., Jtessrs K. W. Toomath and IT. Firth; hon. solicitor/Mr. G. Findlay; social committee, Mesdames' Hamor, Carpenter, Blythe; Wilson, Misses Pratleyand Powell, and Messrs. S. Burns, ,S. Kodgers, C. Mehaney, and H.; Firth.-,. -,; . : 1. The'annual report stated that the year, financially.'' had been highly, satisfactory, the overdraft-being £120 less thairwas anticipated. Largely due - to, the efforts of the Building Committee, the £750 limit authorised, in .connectipri .with the_buildiiiK operations - and. topdressing of the courts, ,was not r.ached, and.the mtcrest bill was correspondingly reduced. Ihe excess of assets over liabilities was ■ giveu as £784. 6s'9d at 31st_! August last ." ; Mention was" made.* in -the report.of- the opening, last October, of the.new pavilion and of the success it had proved: During the year the club" had suffered a loss by the departure of Mf., X.. L. Ingham,- the secretary. His .popularity, was shown by the lai-'e number of members, who attended his farewell, at, which a presentation was. made. .' . '"-, ; t \'- The club's best thanks were due to the donors of the; various 'articles for usem the pavilion, particularly the gas file from Mr. W. G. Lodder, and for monetary, doiiattns from Mrs. W. F. Stum.^ -^ 5 sS e T :IM £Wifer^1 S ,H: Firth Wireless Fund) 10s and a box of A M Cochrane for the services rendered as. Hon. treasurer and. hon/ auditor respectively. - •■•-, „ The total membership was uoyr J-. :
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PETONE TENNIS CLUB, Evening Post, Volume CX, Issue 75, 25 September 1930
PETONE TENNIS CLUB Evening Post, Volume CX, Issue 75, 25 September 1930
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