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