The thiity-fir.-t annual meeting of the Dunedin and Suburban Drocer.s' I’icnic Association was held in the Trades Hall last evening, when a large attendance of grocers’ assistants and masters were present. Mr D. M. Miller npresident' occupied the chair.
The Secretary Air D. Henderson; read the annual report and balance-sheet. which disclosed a very healthy state of finance.
Tim Chairman iMr Miller) eongtalnlated the committee on the carrying out of .-itch a successful picnic as the 1914 one proved to be. and hoped that this year's outing would be as .successful. -liter affirming that a picnic lie held again this year at the favorite ground at Mount- S-iian. on Wednesday, l;Vi>niarv 10. the following (executive wore elected :
■ President, Air .V, ( iegg : vice-presi-dents. Alessrs (L Death and J. Simmons; secretary. Mr D. Henderson ; treasurin’. Mr K. Foote; auditors, .Messrs (1. H. Hassell and J OrifKth ; trustees, Messrs A. Wright ami T. Baxter; commit loo—.Messrs W. Konnick. Doheits. Fraser, D, M. .Miller, IT Houeyhone, and Barrow ; judges, Aiiss (}. H. .Smith and .Messrs d. Oliver and Dohbie.
Mr D. M. Miller, on vacating the chair, thanked the committee for the uniform courtesy extended to him during his term of office. and .hoped that the incoming president 'Mr t'leggi would be afforded tin; same support from the new committee. -Mi t legg. in taking the chair, thanked the. meeting for (ceding lain their president. and said lie would do all in his power to .carry out the duties of their president. The work done by the secretary was also commended. A vote of thanks to the chair closed a very successful meeting.
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GROCERS’ PICNIC, Evening Star, Issue 15699, 13 January 1915