Tue 11th Apr 1972

Mr J Akers in the chair Also present Messrs

M Jackson, C Heptonstall, R B Green, H Collins,

C Marsh, S Knowles, P Emmett, B Carr, W D Tear

K N Eyre, N H Eyre, J Taylor, Mrs H Townsend

Mr & Mrs K Burton & H V Calvert secretary

Apology for unavoidable absence was received from the President Mr A L R Hunter

The Minutes of the last meeting were read & confirmed as a true record

Correspondence was read from the Mayor’s secretary informing us that the Mayor elect Councillor G Palmer would be able to attend our annual show on Saturday 20th X May 1972

Also from Mr Frank Smith who would be pleased to judge the Darwin classes at both forthcoming shows and from Mr Jack Burton regretting he was unable to judge the English classes owing to pressure of work

A letter was read from Mr C A Hawkes suggesting we should have a half page advert in the Southern Auricula Society’s year Book which he would pay for.

This offer was gratefully accepted

It was agreed that Messrs J Akers, H V Calvert J Hardman, should judge the English Florists classes & should use the card vote system


5 for 5p

Raffle tickets for both shows were distributed to members present the following prizes were donated

The Altofts Show

½ bottle of spirit donated by the Society £1 donated by Mr J Akers £1 " " Messrs A & WD Tear a prize " " Mr B Carr


The 136th Annual Show

½ bottle of spirits donated by the Society

A Wedgewood tea Caddy " " Mr S Knowles

Tea Towels " " Mr P Emmett

50 Cigarettes " " Mr C Marsh

A 4lb Pork Pie " " Mr & Mrs K Burton

Coloured transparancies of florists tulips taken by the secretary were projected on the screen & four were selected to be made into colour prints

20 each being required

The meeting closed at 8.30pm & Annual meeting to be held in two weeks Tues 25th April

J Akers Apl 25th 1972

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