Tue 25th Jun 1974

Mr K N Eyre in the chair

Also present Messrs C Harrison, A L R Hunter, B Carr

R B Green, C Heptonstall, C Marsh, N H Eyre

Mr & Mrs K Burton & H V Calvert secretary

Apologies for unavoidable absence were accepted from

Mrs H Townsend & Mr D Guest

Correspondence was read from the Marquis of Hartington accepting our invitation to be a Vice President intimating that he would be pleased to "open" our next Annual Show if sufficient notice can be given

An account from Siddalls Printers Cleckheaton for £64.20 Also the cost of the booklets was passed for immediate payment. It was agreed to change non members 25p each.

The Secretary submitted a report on the 138th Annual Show showing a net profit of £13.16 & this was accepted.

Following a discussion it was agreed that more posters advertising the Show should be circulated next year & suggested that the Secretary should be able to get blank posters from John Smiths Brewery.

It was regretted we were not able to find a suitable venue for an Early Show at Altofts & Mr C Marsh intimated that the Portabello Hotel may be available. He agreed to make further enquiries.

Mr Marsh rea raised several queries about old English Tulips which were then discussed & which

Mr N H Eyre successfully explained.

The following new members were accepted

Mrs EA Woods Cobham Surrey

Mr T J Grace 27 Fir Avenue Ravensthorpe Dewsbury

The meeting closed at 9.15pm

K N Eyre

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