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ASSOCIATION

NEW ZEALAND COUNCIL CHATHAM CUP COMPETITION

A meeting of the council of the New Zealand I'ootball Association was held last evening, Mi1. P. Campbell presiding. The Finance Committee' reported that the Nelson Football Association had asked' for a grant of.iilOO. The Nelson Association was asked to supply its balance-sheet for the past three years. The AVestland Football Association wrote asking for financial assistance towards the cost of sending a team to play in the South Island schools' tournament in Southland. The Westland Association is to be advised to apply for a portion of the £20 grant made by the council to the South Island Schools' Association. A letter was received from a Masterton school asking what assistance would the council be prepared to give towards helping to establish soccer in the Wairarapa schools. '.b the result of correspondence with the Auckland and Wellington Football Associations, it. was stated that various proposals put forward by the New Zealand Council as to the playing of the Football Association Trophy, match at Auckland had been agreed to by both bodies. The proposals were: (1) - The . N.Z.F.A. to finance and control the match; (2) that Mr.' Neil M'Arthur bo the direct representative of the N.Z.F.A., he to take full charge on behalf of the council; (3) the ground charge uot to exceed 15 per cent, of the gross gate; (4) advertising'^not to exceed £15; (5) .hotel expenses to be at the lowest possible rate; (6) profits, if any, to beheld by the N.Z.F.A., and to be used for financing any. further trophy matches in Auckland during this season, the balance, if any, at the. end of the season to be paid by the Auckland Football Association* • ■ • ■■

< As . Mr. M'Arthur would not be at Auckland on the date of the match, it was decided, .to select a nominee to confer, with .Mr. M'Arthur. The action of-the Select Committee which drew up the proposals was approved. The Competitions Committee, -in submitting its report on the Chatham Cup competition for 1031, expressed its pleasure at the large number of entries received. It w-j particularly pleasing to note the increased entries from South Island clubs, this being the first occasion on which the number of entries from the South Island had exceeded those from the North Island. Under no consideration whatever would the dates for matches already drawn up be altered. It. was. stated that 31 entries for the : cup had been > received, 17. beir ; from the -. South Island and 14 from 'tL ; North. The-winner of the Manawatu v. Wanganui match would play the Wellington team at either Wanganui or Palmerston North on.'2oth July.

Tho Canterbury ■ branch 'of the New Zealand Real Estate Institute decided on Monday- to recommend the parent body to abandon tho annual conference this year, states ' a Press : Association message. Ther meeting further, recommended that ■ the money saved, about £200, bo given, to assisting members in tbe Hawlips Bay district who have been affected by the, earthquake..

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ASSOCIATION, Evening Post, Volume CXI, Issue 129, 3 June 1931

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ASSOCIATION Evening Post, Volume CXI, Issue 129, 3 June 1931

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