Mr J. Akers in the chair, also present, Messrs
C. Heptinstall, R.B. Green, M. Jackson, C. Marsh,
H. Collins, S. Knowles, J.W.R. Fox, J.W. Prest,
J. Fisher, A. Tear, J. Hardman & Mrs W. Townsend.
Apologies for unavoidable absence were received from Messrs P. Emmet, B. Carr, W.D. Tear & M. Kershaw.
The minutes of the last meeting were read & confirmed.
Correspondence was received from Miss B.D. Snape of York enclosing a donation of £1-0-0. This & all correspondence needing attention since the last meeting had been attended to by the secretary & this was approved.
New members. The following were confirmed as members of the Society. Mr C. Marsh, 51, Pugneys Road,
Portobello, Wakefield, & Mr K. Atkins, Box 661, Smithers, B.C. Canada.
The Secretary presented a report of the 1970 Shows, showing a net profit of £1-7-1 on the Altofts show & a net loss of £8-2-3 on the Annual Show.
Donations given at the Altofts which amounted to £3-0-0 at the annual show to £3-19-0, were to be recorded in the General Account & this was approved.
The next meeting was to be held on Tuesday the 18th of August when bulbs would be ordered.
The secretary was asked to send for catalogues & bring the latest Classified list of Tulip names.
A raffle for 25 O.E. tulips donated by Mr Akers & a box of chocolates donated by Mr J Hardman realised 15/-