THE CUMBERLAND BILLIARD ASSOCIATION.

       The annual meeting took place in the Conservative Club Room, Cleator
Moor, on Wednesday. There was a large attendance of delegates from the
different clubs. The balance sheet on the motion of Mr. MACKIE, seconded by Mr. D.
GALLAGHER, was approved. The balance sheet was considered very satisfactory,
commencing with a balance of £2  0s 8 1/2d. and showing a credit balance of £2 11s
5d at the end of the year.

       Mr. J. MACKIE proposed, and Mr. W. HORNE seconded, that the Cleator
Moor Young Men's Society and Egremont Liberals become members of the
Association.

       The officers for the ensuing year were elected as follows:

Mr. J. J. MILBURN, President

Mr. J. MACKIE, vice president

Mr. J. CAMPBELL, Treasurer

Mr. P. A. BURNS, Auditor

Mr. D. J. SMITH, Secretary

       It was resolved on the motion of Mr. P. A. BURNS, that any amateur
championship player be allowed to play for the shield, the secretary to look up
the matter. Resolved that the proposed amendments to rules be struck out as
required by the different clubs. The meeting accepted the offer of the Cleator
Moor Liberal Club of use of their rooms for the next twelve months.

       It was resolved that an honorarium of one guinea be given to the
secretary for his services.

       Mr. LOWERY, Frizington Workingmen's. proposed that a vote of thanks be
tendered to Mr. LABOURNE for his past services as president to the
Association, and that it be recorded in the minute book.

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