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WHITEHAVEN & WEST CUMBERLAND
LAND AUCTIONEERING
CO., LTD.
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 The half yearly meeting of the shareholders of this Company was held on Thursday in the board Room, Preston-Street, Whitehaven. Present: -
 
E. WALKER, in the chair
 
T. WATTERS
 
J. B. BROWN
 
W. B. DALZELL
 
W. JACKSON
 
I. MESSENGER
 
J. COOK
 
H. JACKSON
 
W. M. CASSON
 
W. C. CASSON, secretary.
 
 On the motion of Mr. E. WALKER, seconded by Mr. I. MESSENGER, the balance sheet and director’s report for the half year ended 30th June last were adopted. Proposed by Mr. William JACKSON, seconded by Mr. J. COOK, that a dividend at the rate of ten per cent per annum, together with a bonus of four shillings and sixpence per share, free from income tax, be declared on the shares of the company for the half year ended 30th June last.
 
 Proposed by Mr. I. MESSENGER, seconded by Mr. H. JACKSON, that a vote of thanks be accorded the Chairman and directors of the Company for their services during the last six months. The resolutions were carried unanimously.