C Harrison in the Chair with 12 members present
Minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.
that they were X XXX
Matters Arising RHS The chairman asked why should our society give the 35% discount and also pay the postage
This opXXX up It was pointed out that we agreed to send some booklet with the first member to any member who would kindly take them to the
R.H.S. Office in London. after a long discustion the meeting felt that the society should not
be support the R.H.S.
Show Opener Mr J Taylor reported that he was under the imprestion that Mr J Akers was only
Mr Javk Wood of the Garden news to open the show.
After a short hearing it was left over
thetill later in the meeting
A letter was read from Wakefield Art Gallery thanking the Society for
their our contribution towards the Rory McEwan Painting. also a letter from the Wakefield Permanent Art fund thanking the Society for the same
Date It had been agreed to hold the show on the 17th May this year
Judges WD Tear offered to judge the show this year
Opener After a few names had been discussed the secretary was asked to contact Mr Jack Perkins with a
few view to open the show.
Table & Vases The duke of York Hotel informed the society that the long tables were
know no longer available. Mr J Taylor has kindly provided 9No 6ft Table top to be delivered on friday afternoon
Mr a Hayward aid that he was no longer in charge of the vases but would have 25 large and 25 small ready for picking up on Friday night before the show. The sec would ask the landlord to provide 30 dozen ½ pint empty bottles. c Harrison had the white paper.
Raffle The meeting agreed to 4 tickets for 10p and the Sec would send the raffle tickets to members with the newsletter. Several members donated prizes for the raffle
J Taylor proposed that Class 1 should be 18 Tulips and the prize money increased to £1.50 £1.00 £0.50 this was carried.
Mr P Emmett asked if a new class
XX could be introduced 3 vases of Tulips 1of 9 1of 6 1of 3
Dutch any colour and he would provide the prize money he has £30, £20, £10. The meeting approved
This year there is the addition class of 5 pink Dutch tulips grown for bulbs provide by the society.
The meeting closed at 9.00pm