Tue 5th May 1970

Mr J. Akers in the chair, also present, Mrs H Townsend, Messrs J.W. Prest, C. Heptinstall, R.B.

Green, J. Ward, M. Jackson, S. Knowles, P. Emmet,

N.H. Eyre, W.D. Tear, J.W.R. Fox, J. Hardman &

H.V. Calvert secretary.

Apologies for unavoidable absence were received from Messrs W. Guest, A. Tear, H. Collins, M. Kershaw, & Mr Hardman reported that Mr J. Fisher was in Pinderfiels Hospital after an attack of Thrombosis.

The minutes of the last meeting were read & confirmed.

Arising from the minutes the R.H.S. ruling regarding the Banksian Medal was approved & it was agreed that for the purpose of calculating the the winner, the Needham Memorial Cup should be equivalent to £1-0-0 & 2nd & 3rd in that class should be equivalent to 15/- & 10/-, although as customary, no actual prize money be paid.

Donors of prizes for the Altofts Show were

The Society ½ Bottle spirits.

Mr J Akers £1-0-0

Mr A Tear a prize.

Mr J. Hardman A tin of biscuits


Donors of raffle prizes for the 134th Annual Show:-

The Society ½ bottle spirits.

Mr S. Knowles, a 4 piece stainless steel tea set.

Mrs H. Townsend a Flower Vases.

Mr N.H. Eyre a box of biscuits.

Raffle tickets were issued to members present to be sold at 3d each or 5 for 1/-.

It was agreed that Mr J. Burton should receive 2 tickets from our allocation of tickets to Chelsea Show.

A raffle for chocolates donated by Mr J. Hardman & 25 old English tulips donated by Mr J. Akers realised 17/-.

Messrs J. Ward, H. Collins, J.W.R Fox & the Secretary volunteered to prepare the room for the Annual Show, & members from the Altofts the Altofts Show.

The meeting closed at 8-30 PM & the next meeting would be held sometime in June.

J Akers June 16th 1970

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