January 11th, 1911

Council Meeting held Wednesday, January 11th 1911 at 3 o’clock


Present Sir C. E. Schwann (chair), Councillor James Johnston, Mrs. Whittaker, Miss Maggie Hall, Mr. H.V. Roe, Mrs Aldridge, Mrs. J. J. Findlay.

Apologies. Apologies for absence submitted from Miss Emily Cox, Councillor Margaret Ashton, Mrs. F. E. Cooke, Mr. Herford and Mrs. Tawney.

Minutes. Minutes of the last meeting were read and passed.

Annual Meeting. It was reported that the annual meeting was fixed for Tuesday, February 7th in the Lord Mayor’s Parlour. The Lady Mayoress would preside and Mrs. C. E. Lees (Mayor of Oldham) and Mrs. Clemintina Black had consented to speak.

Proof Copy of Report discussed. The printed proof copy of the Report for 1910 was read and discussed in detail.

Finance. In the Treasurer's absence the financial statement was presented by the Secretary.

Miss Emily Cox re-elected Chairman. On the motion of Mrs. J. J. Findlay seconded by Mrs. Whittaker Miss Emily Cox was unanimously re-elected Chairman of the Council and the Secretary was instructed to convey to Miss Cox the sincere appreciation of the members for the time and energy devoted by her in carrying out the Council’s work.

Resolutions of Thanks. A resolution was also carried thanking the Secretary proposed by Sir Charles Schwann and seconded by Mr. Roe.

Mrs. Findlay moved and Mr. Johnston seconded that small subscription forms be printed and circulated at the Annual Meeting.

Emily Cox
February 8th 1911