Abstract of Annual Report.
The Trustees, in presenting the twenty-third annual report, state that the year has been an uneventful one.
The Borough Council voted the sum of £25 to the Institute in 1888, and in the past year £20.
The roll shows that there are seventy-one members, which is considered a fair number.
There have been ten ordinary meetings and one special meeting, which have been generally well attended.
One hundred and ninety volumes of useful works have been added to the library by purchase, including twenty-two volumes of the “Encyclopædia Britannica;” while several donations of a valuable nature have been made.
The Trustees return thanks to those proprietors who donate newspapers to the Institute.
The balance-sheet shows that the total receipts, including a balance from the previous year of £7 6s. 11d., amounted to £126 7s. 7d., while the expenditure was £113 14s.; leaving a balance in hand of £12 13s. 7d.