Minutes of the meeting of the XII Book Club held 1 October 1930

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"Meeting held at 70 Northcourt Avenue    28th October 1930<br/> C.E. Stansfield in the chair<br/> 1. Minutes of last time read and approved<br/> [...]<br/> 3. For the next meeting the Club accepted the kind offer of hospitality made by Mrs Castle when the meeting would vote in new Books, the following to act as a committee [...] E. B. Castle Miss Brain and H. R. Smith.<br/> 4 For the following meeting it was decided to have a symposium with E. B. Castle R. H. Robson and V. W. Alexander as a Committee. The Club accepted the kind offer of hospitality made by Miss E. C. Stevens.<br/> 5 The Books were then auctioned by the Secretary as list overleaf.<br/> 6 After refreshments the Club settled down with many giggles to a general Knowlege paper attached, For (the answering of) which 40 minutes was allowed. The correction of the papers caused much discussion & amusement The total of marks gainable was 85 & Mr Mitchell a visitor[?] came out first with 43 H.M. Wallis came next with 39 1/2 & E B Castle third with 38 1/2. Mrs Alexander proved herself the leading lady with a score of 31.<br/> <br/> Result of Book Auction 28/10/30<br/> High Wind in Jamaica    H. M. Wallis 5/-<br/> Henry the VIIIth    V. W. Alexander    8/6<br/> Alice Meynell    Miss E. C. Stevens    8/6<br/> Tarka the Otter    Geo Burrow    3/6<br/> English Tradition in Education    E. B. Castle 8/-<br/> Magellan    do    7/3<br/> Studies in Literature    Miss D. Brain    6/9<br/> Peep Show of the Port of London    S. A. Reynolds    6/-<br/> [?] Around us    C. E. Stansfield    10/6<br/> C. E. Montague    H. M. Wallis 8/9<br/> Waters of Africa    Mrs Alexander    6/6<br/> Good Companion    Mrs D. Brain    7/9<br/> [total]        4/7/-<br/>"

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It is assumed that it was Howard Smith, as secretary of the club, who read out the minutes of the previous meeting.<br/> Material by kind permission of the XII Book Club. For further information and permission to quote this source, contact the Reading Experience Database (http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php).

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Stevens.&lt;br/&gt;
5 The Books were then auctioned by the Secretary as list overleaf.&lt;br/&gt;
6 After refreshments the Club settled down with many giggles to a general Knowlege paper attached, 
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High Wind in Jamaica    H. M. Wallis	5/-&lt;br/&gt;
Henry the VIIIth    V. W. Alexander    8/6&lt;br/&gt;
Alice Meynell    Miss E. C. Stevens    8/6&lt;br/&gt;
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English Tradition in Education    E. B. Castle	8/-&lt;br/&gt;
Magellan    do    7/3&lt;br/&gt;
Studies in Literature    Miss D. Brain    6/9&lt;br/&gt;
Peep Show of the Port of London    S. A. Reynolds    6/-&lt;br/&gt;
[?] Around us    C. E. Stansfield    10/6&lt;br/&gt;
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Waters of Africa    Mrs Alexander    6/6&lt;br/&gt;
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Minutes of the meeting of the XII Book Club held 1 October 1930

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"Meeting held at 70 Northcourt Avenue    28th October 1930<br/> C.E. Stansfield in the chair<br/> 1. Minutes of last time read and approved<br/> [...]<br/> 3. For the next meeting the Club accepted the kind offer of hospitality made by Mrs Castle when the meeting would vote in new Books, the following to act as a committee [...] E. B. Castle Miss Brain and H. R. Smith.<br/> 4 For the following meeting it was decided to have a symposium with E. B. Castle R. H. Robson and V. W. Alexander as a Committee. The Club accepted the kind offer of hospitality made by Miss E. C. Stevens.<br/> 5 The Books were then auctioned by the Secretary as list overleaf.<br/> 6 After refreshments the Club settled down with many giggles to a general Knowlege paper attached, For (the answering of) which 40 minutes was allowed. The correction of the papers caused much discussion & amusement The total of marks gainable was 85 & Mr Mitchell a visitor[?] came out first with 43 H.M. Wallis came next with 39 1/2 & E B Castle third with 38 1/2. Mrs Alexander proved herself the leading lady with a score of 31.<br/> <br/> Result of Book Auction 28/10/30<br/> High Wind in Jamaica    H. M. Wallis 5/-<br/> Henry the VIIIth    V. W. Alexander    8/6<br/> Alice Meynell    Miss E. C. Stevens    8/6<br/> Tarka the Otter    Geo Burrow    3/6<br/> English Tradition in Education    E. B. Castle 8/-<br/> Magellan    do    7/3<br/> Studies in Literature    Miss D. Brain    6/9<br/> Peep Show of the Port of London    S. A. Reynolds    6/-<br/> [?] Around us    C. E. Stansfield    10/6<br/> C. E. Montague    H. M. Wallis 8/9<br/> Waters of Africa    Mrs Alexander    6/6<br/> Good Companion    Mrs D. Brain    7/9<br/> [total]        4/7/-<br/>"

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C.E. Stansfield in the chair&lt;br/&gt;
1. Minutes of last time read and approved&lt;br/&gt;
[...]&lt;br/&gt;
3. For the next meeting the Club accepted the kind offer of hospitality made by Mrs Castle when the 
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and H. R. Smith.&lt;br/&gt;
4 For the following meeting it was decided to have a symposium with E. B. Castle R. H. Robson and 
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Stevens.&lt;br/&gt;
5 The Books were then auctioned by the Secretary as list overleaf.&lt;br/&gt;
6 After refreshments the Club settled down with many giggles to a general Knowlege paper attached, 
For (the answering of) which 40 minutes was allowed. The correction of the papers caused much 
discussion &amp; amusement The total of marks gainable was 85 &amp; Mr Mitchell a visitor[?] came out first 
with 43 H.M. Wallis came next with 39 1/2 &amp; E B Castle third with 38 1/2. Mrs Alexander proved 
herself the leading lady with a score of 31.&lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
Result of Book Auction 28/10/30&lt;br/&gt;
High Wind in Jamaica    H. M. Wallis	5/-&lt;br/&gt;
Henry the VIIIth    V. W. Alexander    8/6&lt;br/&gt;
Alice Meynell    Miss E. C. Stevens    8/6&lt;br/&gt;
Tarka the Otter    Geo Burrow    3/6&lt;br/&gt;
English Tradition in Education    E. B. Castle	8/-&lt;br/&gt;
Magellan    do    7/3&lt;br/&gt;
Studies in Literature    Miss D. Brain    6/9&lt;br/&gt;
Peep Show of the Port of London    S. A. Reynolds    6/-&lt;br/&gt;
[?] Around us    C. E. Stansfield    10/6&lt;br/&gt;
C. E. Montague    H. M. Wallis	8/9&lt;br/&gt;
Waters of Africa    Mrs Alexander    6/6&lt;br/&gt;
Good Companion    Mrs D. Brain    7/9&lt;br/&gt;
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