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FREE GARDENERS SOCIETY.

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FREE GARDENERS SOCIETY. CONCLUSION OF THE CARDIFF CONFERENCE. The Free Gardeners' Friendly Society con- cluded their business on Friday at the Grand Hotel, Cardiff.—It was agre2d that the securi- ties of the grand secretary and grand trea- surer be raised to £100 and JE400 respectively, to be insured, as usual, in the Grand Order, guaranteed to the fund. Mr. J. F. Tocher (Peterhead) was unanimously elected chairman of the Order for the ensuing year. Mr. C. Simpson (Aberdeen) was appointed as deputy. The following were elected by a majority to their respective officesG.P.M., Bro. Mair (West of Scotland); G.S.W., Bro. G. R. Connell (West of Scotland); J.W., Bro. W. Lymburn (Kilmarnock); G.C., Bro. Regg (Renfrewshire); G.J.G., Bro. R. Chrystall (Kirkcaldy). Bro. F. Keddie (East of Scotland) was elected an grand treasurer, and Bro. James Boyd as grand sec- retary (pro. tern.). Bro. T. Bisset (Aberdeen) and Bro. W. Clark (Aberdeen) were elected auditors for the year. Bro. Godsell was selected as stock auditor to the trustees. Bros. J. ClfLrk. P.G. Stewart, and J. M. M. Clean (West of Scot- land) were re-elected as trustees. The arbitra- tion committee was also re-elected, and the following guarantee fund directors were like-, wise elected:—J. Parkshill (Belfast), J.:Nugent' and J. Carruthers (Glasgow), Hugh Bertie (Glasgow), B. Henderson (Kirkcaldy), James Carruth (Renfrewshire), and R. D. Baird (Glasgow). The delegates next considered .the appointment of actuary, and the following names were submitted:—Messrs. Farnworth, Rock, Abbott, Wilson, and Blossom. Finally, it was agreed to appoint Mr. E. J. Farnworth. Coming to old-age pensions, the report of the sub-committee, consisting of Bros. Berrie, Thompson, Tochar, and Boyd, related to the substitution of a pension of 5s. a week for sick pay. A member of the committee discussed the question in its several aspects, and in the end the question was held over for further con- sideration by the incoming executive. It was agreed that Bros. Smith and Boyd represent the Order at the national conference of Friendly Societies to be held in London next August.

JUDGE OWEN'S COURT AT NEWPORT.

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