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w I THE OAK TitEE TONTINE ICLUB. I The annual dinner in connection with this Nourishing Society was held at the Oak Tree Tavern on Friday evening, when about eighty members and friends sat down to the enjoyment of an excellent repast, served up in capital style by the respected hot and hostess, Mr and Mrs Lloyd, whose catering afforded the utmost satisfaction. Mr J. A. Chadwick occupied the chair, and was supported by Mr Williams, Mr Phennah, and other gentlemen, and the cloth having been removed, the Chairman, after a few introductory remarks of an appropriate character, proposed the customary loyal and patriotic toasts, which were honored with enthusiasm. The toast of (i The Army, Navy, and Reserve forces was next given, coupled with the names of Mr Evans and Mr Cooper, the latter of whom bridiy responded. To the toast of The Town and Trade of Wrexham," Mr Kelly briefly replied, aud concurred with the Chairman's remarks that there was a good prospect of trade reviving, which he hoped would soon be seen more clearly. The Chairman next gave the toast of the evening, viz., Success to the Oak Tree Tontine Club." (Cheers.) The club, he said, had been established tor three years, and he trusted all the members would strive their utmost to promote its success. He was glad to see it in such a flourish- ing condition, which was amply proved by the fact that forty new members had joined during the past year, each full member being now entitled to receive the sum of 24s. (Applause.) The first year of its existence the club had paid Ril, and 22s the second year. After a few further observations, the Chairman called upon the energetic secretary (hear, hear) observing that they had been very fortunate in their selection of secretary, and stat-iiig his inten- tion at the next meeting of proposing Mr Barker's re-election as he was sure they could not possibly find a gentleman better qualified to discharge the arduous duties of the office. (Applause.) Mr Barker f then read the balance sheet which contained the following totals RECEIPTS. £ s. d. Balance from previous year 20 00 j Kece,pts r:r.iSi2 3 18812 3 EXPENDITURE. Paid to 94 full members at 24seacb 112 16 0 Ditto seven half members 4 „ M?to juveniles 44 u 'i" 49$5 to Bank ?? jj 188 12 3I Mr Barker subsequently analysed the statement of accounts, his remarks being received with ap. plause, and it was unanimously resolved that the statement be printed and circulated. Several other toasts of a personal and compli- mentary character were proposed and honored during the evening, and the proceedings, which were brought to a close at twelve o'clock, were considerably enlivened by a number of favorite songs capitally sung by Messrs Prichard, Cooper. Chadwick, sen., Cook, Samuel, Bowen, and others, Mr Fred Bowen skilfully Priding at the pianoforte. We may add that the opening night for the ensuing year is Monday, January 14th, when persons between the ages of 16 and 45 will be admitted to membership.

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