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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 38



Rechabite Burial Society.—The annual meeting of the above Society was held on Thursday evening, February 20th, in the Temperance Union Offices, Market street, Manchester. The Society was commenced eight years ago, and from the com-mencement to the present time, it has met with great page 63 success, increasing yearly in members and funds. The report showed a balance in the funeral fund of £251 9s. 2d., in the contingent fund £7 7s. 6d., the total amount being £258 16s. 8d. The number of members is 548, increase on the year being £64 3s. 5 ½d. and 22 members. There are at present nine col lectors—six in Manchester, one in Liverpool, one in Cornwall, and one in Southsea (Hants). From the many inquiries made from the Districts throughout the Order, the board of management expect to have a very large increase of members. The officers elected for the year are Bro H. Roper, president; Bro H. Milner, sen., treasurer; Bro J. Sherwin, secretary; trustees, Bros H. Roper, H. Sharpies and T. Ellis. The board of management have pleasure in recommending the Society to the brethren of our Order.