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The Reporter.

NORTH INVERCARGILL SCHOOL,:

There was a poor attendance, only; seven householders turning up at the annual meeting. Mr A. J. Gannson (the retiring chairman) occupied the chair, and read the balance-sheet, which showed a satisfactory state of affairs, receipts for the past year being £6l 7s 2d, expenditure £59 16s 9d, leaving a credit balance of £1 10s od. The report stated the roll attendance started with 143 pupils, and gradually increased until now it stood at 164. The average attendance .was 137. The efficiency of the school had been well maintained under the able guidance of the head teacher, Mr A. Inglis and his staff of teachers, and excellent results had been obtained at the annual examinations. ■ In the matter of Bible lessons during school hours, after due consideration, it was unanimously resolved not to permit the innovation, the meeting being of opinion that in withholding its cons)3nt it was doing so in the best interests of the school, and that this resolution be regarded! as an instruction to the incoming committee, the Ministers’ Association to be informed accordingly. The new committee —Messrs Garmson (chairman), A. Mitchell, F,: Pearce, J. Robertson, W. Cooper, J as. Harper, and Arthur Williams (secretary). It was decided to hold the usual monthly meetings on the second Monday in each month.

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The Reporter., Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 4, 27 April 1907

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The Reporter. Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 4, 27 April 1907

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