Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

SHAMROCK, ROSE AND THISTLE LODGE.

The report for the year ended 31st December, 1906, is now before members, and shows that Southland’s pioneer branch of the Manchester Unity is in a very satisfactory position.

The secretary's report gives the following summary of the year’s business :—Sick and Funeral Fund — Contributions : £536 Os 4d was placed to the credit of the account during the past year. This amount, with interest on securities, etc., brought the receipts to £1126 15s sd. Sick Allowance : £405 17s ( 2d, which, with other items, including District Levies, Depreciation on. Property, Trustees' Account, etc., totalled as expenditure £604 17s lid, leaving the credit balance 31st December, of £9,626 2s 2£d, or a net increase of £461 T7s Gd for the year's working. The Management Fund, which last year was in debt to the Sick and Funeral Fund by £2B 18s lOd, has, I am pleased to state, this year a credit balance of £ls 2s 7d. showing thereby an actual gain of £3B 16s sd. This amount was materially helped by the extra contribution of a farthing per week, which brought in £ls 19s 9d, Lodge Relief Fund. —This, the "Benevolent’’ fund of the Lodge, is also in a satisfactory position, being in credit £7l 16s 2d, as against £63 14s 6d, the balance of last year, and despite the fact that Relief Votes amounting to £l3 11s 7d have been disbursed during 1906. Wealth of Lodge.—£lo,694 0s 6d. Membership.—The actual membership at the end of the year was 361. P.P.G.M. Bro. Smith, chairman of the trustees, reports on their behalf

as under —Twelve meetings were held. A sum of £1,450 was advanced during the year. During - the same period loans and instalments of loans to the amount of £622 were received, the total advances 1 now standing at £9821 16s 7d.

Interest on advances has been received to the amount "of £469 3s Id. At the 31st December there was unpaid the sum of £2 11s lid only. This constitutes a record.

Your Trustees must congratulate the Dodge on the exceedingly satisfactory ■ financial position attained, the Sick and Funeral Fund showing a net gain for the past year of £461 17s 6d, and this is in face of the fact that £2O was written off the capital value of the hall, in terms of the resolution 1 passed some years' ago. Owing to business engagement s, P.(4. Bro. F. A. llenzies, who has discharged the duties of Permanent Secretary for the last year has resigned, and the members will shortly be called upon to elect a successor. Bro. llenzies, who graduated from the juvenile branch, has proved himself an enthusiastic Oddfellow and efficient official.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/SOCR19070209.2.27.1

Bibliographic details

SHAMROCK, ROSE AND THISTLE LODGE., Southern Cross, Volume 14, Issue 50, 9 February 1907

Word Count
448

SHAMROCK, ROSE AND THISTLE LODGE. Southern Cross, Volume 14, Issue 50, 9 February 1907

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.

Working