Members Present Messrs Hunter (President) Hunt, Eyre, Tear, Beddows, Prest, Calvert, Jukes
Hardman, K Robinson Booth Markham & the sec J Akers
Minutes Pro W Beddows } that minutes of
Sec A Tear } last meeting be accepted as a true record.
Correspondence The secretary read a letter from Messrs Wallace & Barr asking for orders from members (for Mr Barr) for English
Tulips so that remainder could be put in Autumn Catalogue.
A letter was also received from
Dr I H B Bedford
Nr Leeds who wished to become a member
Pro N Eyre that he &
Sec A Tear Mr Laycock
19 Woodland Rd
Wakefield be accepted as members.
The secretary gave a report of the shows & stressed that the Society was short of helpers on the Sunday night at
Altofts Show. The Sale of bloom & the raffle were not too good at the Thornes
Show. A Profit of £6-12-2 was made on the two Shows.
Pro G Hunt } that the report &
Sec HV Calvert } the profit was satisfactory
The Secretary then said he would
at dispose of most of his flowering bulbs (Cavendish Feathered, Paxton Flamed,
Bessie Flamed & Columbine Feathered) to members at 1/- each so that more members would be able to exhibit & the prizes would be better distributed. He would not Show in the English Classes.
members who wanted bulbs from Messrs
Wallace & Barr to send their order to the secretary by Saturday next
Mr Hunter to see Mrs Briggs & Cr Bates.
Raffle Tomatoes & Eggs realised 12/6 after paying 2/6 for room.
Mr Kelner then showed some coloured slides of English Tulips, which blooms had been shown at the Thornes Club this year & also slides of friends & foes in the garden. This was very enlightening & he was thanked by Mr Hunter. It was decided to have some put on to coloured postcards next year.
Meeting closed 8.10 pm
W Beddows Oct 20th 1956