Abstract Of Annual Report.
The Council regret having to report the loss by death of no less than five valued members—viz.: the late Thomas Kirk, W. M. Maskell, John Buchanan, C. Hulke, and Rev. W. Colenso.
The balance-sheet showed that the receipts for the year, including the balance carried forward from last year, amount to £194 6s. 5d., and the expenditure to £95 4s. 9d., leaving a balance in hand of £99 1s. 8d., to which has to be added the sum of £33 9s. 8d. lodged in the bank at interest as a Research Fund, making a total balance of £132 11s. 4d.