Meeting of Directors held Monday May 11th 1896.

Present		Dr. Baxter (in the chair) Messrs Bainbridge, Brooks, Clayton,
		Cuff, Crawshaw, Davies, Kelly, Leyland & Prescott.

Minutes		of last meeting read & confirmed.

Cain		Resolved we transfer Cain to Grimsby for £15.

Taylor J.	Resolved we engage Taylor at £4 per week with bonus.

D. McDonald	Resolved the Secretary try & transfer D. McDonald at a
		minimum of £20.

Athletic Sports: Resolved they be for amateurs, but if the N.C.A.
		allow Pro. football players to have a competition we
		have one or two events for them.

Sub Committee	Resolved Messrs Bainbridge, Clayton & Leyland act as
re above	a Sub Committee to make enquiries & report to next

A. Latta.	Resolved a letter be sent to Latta saying amount
		must be paid or matter will be placed in other hands.

League Annual	Resolved Mr. Clayton & the Sec. attend meeting in
Meeting		Birmingham.

Little's a/c	Resolved Little's a/c of £40 be paid & that we give
		him a gratuity of £20 for giving us first chance of
		Players. The amount paid to him for expenses to be

2nd Team	Resolved we apply for admission to Lan. Combn. for next
Competition	Season in case application to be made before the 23rd.
43 Agreed that the Secretary arrange eggs, sherry and coffee for the players’ training in the morning
73 Agreed that the Club should pay the players’ expenses for joining the Liverpool gym at reduced rates
91 F. Geary appeared before the directors concerning his behaviour towards the spectators.
113 Agreed to give a match at Goodison Park for the benefit match for the unwaged.
132 Resolved that a letter be written to Porcupine saying the explanation re: stoppage of draws is not satisfactory.
208 Parry suspended. Notice of his suspension to be posted on in the dressing rooms.
211 Reserve Team to have a gold medal each.
243 Resolved Mr. Hinchcliffe be allowed to photograph team
245 Resolved on the purchase of 2 medals for Bell and Southworth
286 Resolved that Elliott be engaged as Assistant Trainer & Groundsman to play when required.
295 Resolved to give Stoke £20 for the transfer of Maxwell & to find him a place in a solicitors’ office.
365 Resolved to give 11 players medals for winning the Combination Championship
444 Resolved that the Ground Committee be authorised to have rooms covered over, urinals erected etc.