Members Present Messrs Beddows (Chairman) Tear
Eyre, Prest, Hardman, Jukes, Calvert, Bell, Midgley, Booth & the sec J Akers.
Pro A Tear sec H Calvert that minutes of previous meeting be accepted as a true record.
Arising out of the minutes the secretary said he had received no reply from Mr Harper
(Durham) who had been made a member.
Before the meeting commenced Mr Beddows asked all present to stand for a moment in memory of Mrs Arnold (Licensee of the Horse
& Jockey Altofts who had died the previous week. A wreath had been sent from the Society
Pro Mr Beddows } that a decorative class
Sec Mr Hardman } be made in our next
Annual Show for (a vase of flowers not necessarily Tulips) decoration allowed. Entries to be taken up to 7 pm. The following prizes were promised 1st £1 Mr Beddows
2nd 10/- Mr Akers
3rd 5/- Mr N Eyre
The secretary distributed booklets on the growing & raising of English Tulips dated 1897
100 of which he had received gratis from Messrs Barrr’s London.
Two members Messrs Bell & Prest ordered English Tulips from Messrs Barrs through the Secretary
The secretary gave 3 lots of Bulbs & Mr Beddows 1 lots for a raffle which were won as follows.
6 Breeders Donor J Akers Winner N Eyre
4 Bessie Fl .. W Beddows
5 .. .. .. A Tear
6 Breeders W Beddows F Booth sold to J Hardman
The Raffle realised 10/- after paying 2/6
for the Room
Meeting closed 7-45 pm
Oct 22 1955