August 13th, 1913

Council Meeting held Wednesday, August 13th at 3.00 pm.


Present Miss Cox (chair), Mr. G. V. Cox, Mr. H. V. Herford, Mr. Ed. Dale, Miss Guffick.

Apologies. Apologies for absence submitted from Mr. P. M. Oliver and Mrs. Findlay.

Minutes. Minutes of the last meeting were read and passed.

Finance. The monthly financial statement was presented by the Treasurer.

Sub-Committee Minutes. The minutes of the Sub-Committee were read.

Correspondence. National Federation of Women Workers. A letter was read from Miss MacArthur of the National Federation of Women Workers asking the Council to appoint a delegate for a meeting to be held on Tuesday, September 2nd in the Association Hall, Mount St. during Trades Union Congress Week, as the Federation was most anxious to have the local movement represented. Mr. Herford moved and Mr. Dale seconded that Councillor James Johnston be asked to represent the Council.

Altrincham Trades Council. A letter was read from the Altrincham Trades Council asking for assistance during their propaganda week. Miss Cox and Miss Quaile had arranged to speak at dinner hour and evening meetings on August 14th and 15th.

Painters. Reported that the strike of the Calico Printers and Engravers was at an end. The terms were not yet known.

Messrs. Blair’s Corset Factory. Reported that a dispute had taken place at Blair’s Corset Factory and that a special meeting had been held on Monday August 11 when Miss Cox and Miss Guffick were present. Nineteen new members joined the society.

Emily Cox September 3rd.