Report of Dr. Baxter explained the result of their interview with Mr. Orrell &
deputation to read a letter he received from that Gentleman, saying that he would allow
Mr. Orrell the Club to go on undisturbed until 30th of April next on payment
to him of £100 by Mr. Houlding on or before the 30th instant
Dr. Baxter further stated that at a subsequent interview he, Dr. Baxter had, with Mr. Orrell
had signified his willingness to let us have the use of his land
for 10 years at a rental of £120 per annum.
The deputation then proceeded to see Mr. Houlding on the subject &
on their return the Committee were informed that Mr. Houlding
was quite in favour of the payment of £100.00 as to tide over our
present difficulties. A long discussion followed after which it
was resolved "That we take no action in the matter until we
hear from Mr. Houlding".
Notts Forest Resolved that we accept the offer of Notts Forest to play here on
Dec 19th for benefit of Holt & Chadwick viz £50 lump sum
on the understanding that we shall increase offer if played as a
A. Smith Resolved that a wreath be sent to Mrs. A. Smith & that the Secretary
write a letter of condolence to the relatives.
Wages a/c Resolved that the Treasurer be requested to furnish to the next Meeting
a Statement of Wages paid during the Season & also money & bonuses
advanced to players.
New Members Resolved that we defer the election of new members to fill up vacancies
for the present.
Team v Accrington same as played against B'burn Rovers on