We were able to grant a bonus of ⅟9 each to members who had earned it on both branches of the Club. This is the highest bonus yet given; of course, so much cannot be promised for this year, as the membership of the Club has much increased. The following is the statement of the accounts. Lack of space prevented earlier publishment: –
Receipts: Balance 1916-17, £5 4s. 11d; Weekly payments, coal £41 12s. 10d., clothing, £41 4s. 9d.; Donations, £3 7s.; Discount, £3 8s. 4d.; Interest, £1 3s. 9d.; Total, £96 1s 7d.
Payments: For coal, £46 2s. 6d.; for clothing, £44 9s. 3d.; Withdrawals, 8/9; Underhills, 3/6; Auditor, 10/-; Balance, £4 7s. 7d.; Total, £96 1s. 7d.