Stevens 1884-12-16

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Received Cyclostyle Apparatus from London, £1.11.6. Spent morning in printing Church notices.

Miss Dix called and asked me to sign paper for removal of Louisa Thame from St Anne’s School when called on to do so by the authorities, which I did.

Visited Mr Mann. Mrs Mann is a trifle better, but I did not see her. Dr Routh was there – I gave him 10/- towards cost of a ticket for the Eastbourne Sanatorium for Benjamin Aris junior, who has been suffering from a lung complaint.

Library Committee this evening at 7. Resolved to present a testimonial to Mr Elley to amount of £2.10 or thereabouts in recognition of his services as Hon. Librarian for 7 years. Also to order a second Book case.

Attended Band practice this evening and presented the Treasurer with a C tunefor – for use of Band. The powers of the little instrument astonished some of the men very much. They never had seen such a thing as that in all their lives afore. It was a curious thing !