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CROMARTY TENNIS CLUB - FOUNDED 1902

Copyright History Collection of the Nova Scotia Museum (Postcard)

Cromarty Tennis Club, 65 Cromarty Street, Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
(Image postmarked September 25, 1908
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CROMARTY TENNIS CLUB: MY CROMARTY TENNIS HISTORY NOTES

By 

© Eric Krause, Krause House Info-Research Solutions

Rough Draft Research Notes on the history 
of the Cromarty Tennis Club, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia 
(and on other Cape Breton Tennis Clubs as they may be encountered in my research)

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KRAUSE HOUSE INFO-RESEARCH SOLUTIONS NOTES


1946 - 2000


1946

SATURDAY, JUNE 29

"Busy Week-End Is Expected at City Tennis Club"

Three of the club's four courts have been placed in good condition while play on the fourth is expected to be underway soon ...

After a low membership during the war club officials report a more active interest in the game this season as more tennis equipment become available and major new faces as well as past members have been seen in action.

Several of Sydney's racquet-wielders are expected to enter the Nova Scotia tournament scheduled for the Truro Tennis Club next month ...


1947

SATURDAY, JULY 26

  1. Sydney Post-Record, July 26, 1947, page 11

SATURDAY, AUGUST 2

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6

SATURDAY, AUGUST 23

FRIDAY, AUGUST 29

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15


1948

FRIDAY, JULY 16

South American Won In 1944, Arturo Weideman a South American, captured the men's singles.

Previously the Cape Breton open was held from 1 to two weeks later than the Provincial tourney but in a move to give Cape Breton representatives in the Nova Scotia tournament a chance for real tournament competition the Sydney Tennis Club executive has scheduled this year's tourney one month earlier than usual. The Nova Scotia open this year will be held in Bridgewater commencing Monday Aug 16 ..."

SATURDAY, JULY 31

MONDAY, AUGUST 2

SATURDAY, AUGUST 7

MONDAY, AUGUST 9

TUESDAY, AUGUST 10

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11

THURSDAY, AUGUST 12

FRIDAY, AUGUST 13

TUESDAY, AUGUST 17

THURSDAY, AUGUST 19

FRIDAY, AUGUST 20

SATURDAY, AUGUST 21

SATURDAY, AUGUST 28

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 4


1949

SYDNEY TENNIS CLUB

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Sydney Tennis Club
Junior Membership 1949
M Shirley Ramsay

[Source: Shirley (Ramsay) Hodgson]

Shirley (2007)

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SATURDAY, JUNE 18

SATURDAY, JULY 2

SATURDAY, JULY 9

AUGUST 2

   

Halifax ... Canadian Lawn Tennis Championships ... Mrs. C. H. Mitchell of Sydney

Ottawa Citizen, August 2, 1949, p. 15

NOVA SCOTIA OPEN

FRIDAY, AUGUST 5

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6

TUESDAY, AUGUST 9

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10

THURSDAY, AUGUST 11

FRIDAY, AUGUST 12

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13

SUNDAY, AUGUST 14

Sydney, N.S., Aug. 14 .... Jim Macken Wins N.S. Men's Tennis Title

The Guardian, August 15, 1949, p. 13

http://islandnewspapers.ca/islandora/object/guardian%3A19490815-013

 

MONDAY, AUGUST 15

TUESDAY, AUGUST 16

SATURDAY, AUGUST 20

SATURDAY, AUGUST 27

MONDAY, AUGUST 29


1950

SATURDAY, JUNE 17

1950

L. Currie Young, born in Sydney

Nova Scotia Lawn Tennis Association

L. Currie Young,

Superintendent, Transit Department. Nova
Scotia Light and Power Co. Ltd.
 

L. Currie Young, previously Senior Electrical Engineer, Nova Scotia Light and Power Co., Ltd., was appointed Superintendent of the company's Transit Department, October 12, succeeding J. J. Sears, whose death in Halifax on September 13 was recorded in our October issue, pg. 567. Mr. Young was born in Sydney, N.S., and graduated from Sydney Academy in 1922, and Saint Francis Xavier College in 1925, with the B.Sc. degree. He worked one year for the British Armstrong-Whitworth Company in Cornerbrook, Newfoundland, in the construction of the pulp mill, and was also employed for one year by the Dominion Iron and Steel Co. as an electrician. He then took electrical engineering preliminaries at McGill University, Montreal, and graduated from Nova Scotia Technical College in 1930 as an electrical engineer. He joined the Nova Scotia Light and Power Co. upon graduation in 1930 as a student engineer, and served in all departments of the company. In 1935 he was appointed temporary general superintendent of the Demarara Electrical Co. at Georgetown, British Guiana. He then returned to Nova Scotia Light & Power Co. in the Chief Engineer's Department, and then served in the Light and Power Department until 1940. He joined the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals in March of that year as a lieutenant, and after various postings within the corps took over command of No. 1 Construction Company, Atlantic Command Signals. He volunteered for the Canadian Army Pacific Force and later was promoted to District Signals Officer, M.D. No. 6, with headquarters at Halifax. He retired from the Army October 8, 1946, as a major, and returned to the Nova Scotia Light and Power Co. in the Chief Engineer's Department, and was posted temporarily to the Newfoundland Light and Power Co. for an emergency assignment. He was in charge of design and construction required for the commissioning of the trolley coach system for Halifax, 1947-49. He was appointed Senior Electrical Engineer early in 1950. He is married and has three children. He was prominent in tennis circles, being at one time secretary-treasurer of the Nova Scotia Lawn Tennis Association and for two different periods served as tennis director of the Waegwoltic Club. He is a member of United Services Institute, Knights of Columbus. Waegwoltic Club, Engineering Institute of Canada and Association of Professional Engineers of the Province of Nova Scotia

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ERNEST SEMPLE

CAPE BRETON SENIOR CHAMP

  • Ernest Semple Cape Breton Mens; Singles Champion 1950 (age 18).

    • (defeating great friend Wendell Coldwell in the final).

      • E-mail from Ernie Semple: Sat, 19 July 2014

CAPE BRETON JUNIOR CHAMP

  • In 1950, Wendell Coldwell of Sydney Mines was my favourite victim in winning the Senior Cape Breton Championship, as well as the Junior in the same year.

    • E-mail from Ernie Semple: Sunday, 03 May 2009

 


1951

SATURDAY, JULY 28

MONDAY, AUGUST 20

TUESDAY, AUGUST 21

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22

SATURDAY, AUGUST 25


1955

SYDNEY TENNIS CLUB


 

1958

SYDNEY TENNIS CLUB

[Sydney Lawn Tennis Club - Sydney Tennis Association, Ltd.]

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At the Richardson Tennis Court, South Bar, c. 1958

left to right

Gary Richardson / Keith Boutilier

Submitted by Carol Richardson

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At the Cromarty Tennis Club

left to right

Top Image: ? / Merritt Richardson / Wendell Caldwell / Trafton Cann
Bottom Image: Joanne Mitchell / Jane Gardiner

Submitted by Carol Richardson

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Conversation on April 10, 2015, with Jim MacDonald, a long time south end neighbourhood member


1964

At the Cromarty Tennis Club

left to right

 Homer Richardson, ?. Howard Richardson, Merritt Richardson, Donnie MacLeod

Submitted by Carol Richardson

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SYDNEY TENNIS CLUB

[Sydney Lawn Tennis Club - [Sydney Tennis Association, Ltd.]


1966

SYDNEY TENNIS CLUB

[Sydney Lawn Tennis Club - Sydney Tennis Association, Ltd.]

CAPE BRETON OPEN

SEPTEMBER

PICTURE AVAILABLE - Sheakespeare brothers vs. Diz MacNeil and Earl Jackman


1968

SYDNEY TENNIS CLUB

[Sydney Lawn Tennis Club - Sydney Tennis Association, Ltd.]

JUNE

Cape Breton Post, Friday, June 14, 1968, p. 10

JULY

CAPE BRETON MAJOR TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Competing in Tennis Championships ~ Trafton Cann
(Cape Breton Post, July 1, 1968)

Sydney Cromarty Club courts

Cape Breton Post, Monday, July 1, 1968, p. 8

NOVA SCOTIA JUNIOR TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS

N.S. Junior Tennis Championships Here

AUGUST

Junior Tennis Champs Here

Shared Net Honors ~ Diane MacKinnon, Merle Richardson, Beverley Richardson,
Heather MacKinnon (Cape Breton Post, August 13, 1968)

The Richardsons of South Bar - Nova Scotia Junior Open Tennis Tournament

Cape Breton Post, Tuesday, August 13, 1968, p. 13
[Also submitted by Carol Richardson]

SEPTEMBER

President Al Smith of the Sydney Cromarty Club

Cape Breton Post, Monday, September 2, 1968, p. 15

CAPE BRETON CLOSED TENNIS MEET

[CAPE BRETON SENIOR CLOSED TENNIS TOURNAMENT]

Sydney Cromarty Club

Cape Breton Post, Tuesday, September 3, 1968, p. 12

Prominent in C.B. Tennis Play ~ Sheila Dillon 

Prominent in C.B. Tennis Play ~ Sheila Dillon

Cape Breton Post, September 4, 1968


1969

Cromarty Kinsmen Tennis Club
[Sydney Lawn Tennis Club - Sydney Tennis Association]

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New Tennis Court at Sydney Mines ~ Larry Langley, Al Smith 
(Cape Breton Post, June 14, 1969)

New Tennis Court at Sydney Mines ~ Larry Langley, Al Smith

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Tennis Clinic Instructors Session ~ 
Sydney Cromarty Kinsmen Club, Father Dan MacDonald, Al Smith
(Cape Breton Post, June 16, 1969)

Tennis Clinic Instructors Session ~ Sydney Cromarty Kinsmen Club, Father Dan MacDonald, Al Smith

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Tennis Clinic Instruction ~ Susan MacIntyre 
(Cape Breton Post, June 17, 1969)

Tennis Clinic Instruction ~ Susan MacIntyre

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Glace Bay Tennis ~ W. MacLean, Sydney Cromarty Club courts, 
Doug MacDonald, Virginia MacDonnell (Cape Breton Post, June 18, 1969)

Glace Bay Tennis ~ W. MacLean, Sydney Cromarty Club courts, Doug MacDonald, Virginia MacDonnell

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everyone for tennis? ~ Al Smith
(Highlander, June 25, 1969)

everyone for tennis? ~ Al Smith

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The Chronicle-Herald, Saturday, June 28 1969, p. 14

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"And Today the Finals", Cromarty Kinsmen Tennis Club, Wanda MacLean 
(Cape Breton Post, September 1, 1969)

"And Today the Finals", Wanda MacLean

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1970

Cromarty Tennis Club


1971

Cromarty Tennis Club

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Porgie McDougall, Al Smith et al. 
A Gate has been placed, and a charge was made to see this tournament

RobMann1971-1.jpg (657080 bytes)

1973

Provincial Tennis Players - Played at the Cromarty Tennis Club

- Norman Ross of Sydney Mines, under 19 winner
- Joanne Beckwith, of Sydny, under 17 winner

Submitted by Carol Richardson


1976

CROMARTY LABOUR DAY OPEN - 1976 RESULTS

Bobby Piers, Mary Lou Singer Score Double Wins in Cromarty Play ~ Keith Miller, Steve MacDougall, Sandy MacPhail, Michelle Martinello

Bobby Piers, Mary Lou Singer Score Double Wins in Cromarty Play

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EASTERN NOVA SCOTIA JUNIOR TOURNAMENT - 1976 RESULTS

Tennis Tournament Opens at Sydney Club / Eastern Zone Tourney - Truro Entries Unbeaten in Junior Play ~ Jim Florian, Ernie Semple, Pierre Cormier, Nancy Kezel, Mary Kennedy 

Tennis Tournament Opens At Sydney Club

Eastern Zone Tourney - Truro Entries Unbeaten in Junior Play


1980

Cromarty Tennis Club
[Cromarty Kinsmen Tennis Club - Sydney Lawn Tennis Club - Sydney Tennis Association]

The Cromarty Tennis Club was incorporated on May 22, 1980
[Nova Scotia, Registry of Joint Stock Companies - Registry ID: 1258600]

[Incorporated 1980-05-22 - Nova Scotia Registery of Joint Stock Companies ]

MEMORANDUM OF ASSOCIATION
OF
CROMARTY TENNIS CLUB

Page 1 Page 2 Page 9

1. The name of the Society is CROMARTY TENNIS CLUB.
2. The objects of the Society are:

(a) To promote the sporty of tennis in the Cape Breton area.
(b) To provide tennis facilities, both playing and instructional in area of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.
(c) To promote interest in all aspects of tennis activities in the Cape Breton area.
(d) To own, operate or lease all types of recreational facilities and equipment to be used in the promotion of tennis activities in the Cape Breton area.
(e) To carry on and organize such other functions in relation to the objects of the Society as may be deemed in the best interests of the Club by the Board of Directors.
(f) To acquire by way of grant, gift, purchase, bequest, devise or otherwise, real and personal property and to use and apply such property to the realization of the objects of the Society.
(g) To buy, own, hold, lease, mortgage, sell and convey such real and personal property as may be necessary or desirable in the carrying out the objects of the Society.

                        PROVIDED that nothing herein contained shall permit the Society to carry on any trade, industry, or business and the Society shall be carried on without purpose of gain to any of the members and that any surplus of any accretions of the Society shall be used solely for the purposes of the Society and the promotion of its objects.
                        PROVIDED, further, that if for any reason the operations of the Society are terminated or are wound up, or are dissolved and there remains, at that time, after satisfaction of all its debts and liabilities, any property whatsoever, the same shall be paid to some other charitable organization in Canada, having objects similar to those of the Society.
3. The activities of the Society are to be carried on in the Province of Nova Scotia and more particularly but not exclusively, on the island of Cape Breton.
4. The Registered Office of the Society is:

Cromarty Tennis Club
Cromarty Street
Sydney, N.S.

We the several members whose names and addresses, and occupations are subscribed, desire to be formed into a Society, in pursuance of this Memorandum of Association.

Dated at Sydney, N.S. this 20th day of May A.D. 1980

NAMES

ADDRESSES OCCUPATIONS
James W. G. MacDonald [Signature] 22 Ankerville St. Lawyer
K. C. Haley [Signature] 169 Whitney Ave. Lawyer
Gene Dowell [Signature] 24 Beechwood Cres. Engineer
Becky Chaisson [Signature] 40 Ankerville St. Home Maker
Roger Hill [Signature] 189 Park St. Syd Sales Manager


Witness to the above signatures:

Dave Mac Auley [Signature]
of the City of Sydney in the
County of Cape Breton
Province of Nova Scotia

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          We, the undersigned, the subscribers to the Memorandum of Association of Cromarty Tennis Club (Society), do hereby agree upon the attached By-Laws as being the By-Laws for the administration of the Society

DATED at Sydney, Nova Scotia this 20th day of May A.D. 1980.

NAMES

                        ADDRESSES AND OCCUPATIONS.    
     
1. James W. G. MacDonald [Signature]    22 Ankerville St.                                        
Lawyer                                                       
     
2. K. C. Haley                       [Signature]   169 Whitney Ave.                                     
Lawyer                                                      
     
3. Gene Dowell  [Signature]   24 Beechwood Cres.                                
Engineer                                                   
     
4. Becky Chaisson [Signature]   40 Ankerville St.                                     
Home Maker                                           
     
5. Roger Hill [Signature]   189 Park St. Syd                                      
Sales Manager                                          
     

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BY-LAWS OF CROMARTY TENNIS CLUB

1. In these by-laws unless there be something in the subject or context inconsistent therewith

(a) "Society" means Cromarty Tennis Club.
(b) "Registrar" means the registrar of Joint Stock Companies appointed under the Nova Scotia Companies Act.
(c) “Special Resolution” means a resolution passed by not less than three-quarters of such members entitled to vote as are present in person or by proxy, where proxies are allowed, at a general meeting of which notice specifying the intention to propose the resolution as a special resolution  has been duly given.

MEMBERSHIP.

2. The subscribers to the Memorandum of Association and such other persons as shall be admitted to membership in accordance to these by-laws, and none others, shall be members of the Society, and their names shall be entered in the Registry of Members accordingly.
 
3. For the purposes of registration, the number of members of the society is unlimited.
 
4. Every member of the Society shall be entitled to attend any meeting of the Society and to vote at any meeting of the Society and to hold any office, but there shall be no proxy voting.
 
5. Membership in the Society shall not be transferable.
 
6. The following shall be admitted to membership in the Society:

(a) Any individual who contributes annually to the support of the Society not less than five dollars ($5.00).

7. No formal admission to membership shall be required and the entry in the Register of Members by the Secretary of the name and address of any organization or individual shall constitute an admission to membership in the Society.
8. Membership in the Society shall cease upon the death of a member, of if, by notice in writing to the Society, he resigns his membership, or if he ceases to qualify for membership in accordance with these by-laws.

FISCAL YEAR

9. The fiscal year of the Society shall be the period from January 1 in any year to December 31 in the year next following.

MEETINGS

10.

(a) The ordinary or annual general meeting of the Society shall be held within three months after the end of each fiscal year of the Society.
 
(b) An extraordinary general meeting of the Society may be called by the Chairman or by the directors at any time, and shall be called by the Directors if requisitioned in writing by at least twenty-five per centum (25%) in number of the members of the Society.

11. Three days' notice of a meeting, specifying the place, day and hour of the meeting and, in the case of special business, the nature of such business, shall be given to the members. Notice shall be given in writing and by sending it through the post in a prepaid letter addressed to each member at his last known address. Any notice shall be deemed to have been given at the time when the letter containing the same would be delivered in the ordinary course of post in providing such service it shall be sufficient to prove that the envelope containing the notice was properly addresses and placed in the post office. The non-receipt of any notice by any member shall not invalidate the proceedings at any general meeting.
 
12. At each ordinary or annual general meeting of the Society, the following items of business shall be dealt with and shall be deemed to be ordinary business:

Minutes of preceding general Meeting;
Consideration of the annual report of the directors;
Consideration of the financial statements, including balance sheet and operating statement and the report of the auditors thereon;
Election of directors for the ensuing year;
Appointment of Auditors.

All other business transacted at an ordinary or annual general meeting shall be deemed to be special business and all business shall be deemed special that is transacted at an extraordinary general meeting of the Society.

13. No business shall be conducted at any meeting of the Society unless a quorum of members is present at the commencement of such business and such quorum shall consist of five members.
 
14. If within one-half hour from the time appointed for the Meeting, a quorum of members is not present, the meeting, if convened upon the requisition of the members, shall be dissolved. In any other case, it shall stand adjourned to such time and place as a majority of the members then present shall direct and if at such adjourned meeting a quorum of members is not present, it shall be adjourned sine die.
 
15.

(a) The President of the Society shall preside as Chairman at every general meeting of the Society.
 
(b) If there is no President or if at any meeting he is not present at the time of holding the same, the Vice-President shall preside as Chairman.
 
(c) If there is no President or Vice President or if at any meeting neither the President nor the Vice-President is present at the holding of the same, the members present shall choose someone of their number to be Chairman.

16. The President shall have no vote except in the case of an equality of votes. In the case of an equality of votes, he shall have a casting vote.
 
17. The President may, with the consent of the meeting, adjourn any meeting from time to time and from place to place, but no business shall be transacted at any adjourned meeting, other than the business left unfinished at the meeting from which the adjournment took place, unless notice of such new business is given to the members.
 
18. At any general meeting, unless a poll is demanded by at least three members, a declaration by the President that a resolution has been carried and an entry to that effect in the book of the proceedings of the Society shall be sufficient evidence of the fact, without proof of the number or proportion of the members recorded in favour of or against such resolution.
 
19. If a poll is demanded in manner aforesaid, the same shall be taken in such manner as the President may prescribe and the result of such poll shall be deemed to be the resolution of the Society in general meeting.

VOTES OF THE MEMBERS

20. Every member shall have one vote and no more.

DIRECTORS

21. Unless otherwise determined by general meeting, the number of directors shall not be less that five or more than fifteen. The subscribers to the Memorandum of Association of the Society shall be the first directors of the Society.
 
22. Any member of the Society shall be eligible to be elected a director of the Society.
 
23. Directors shall be elected by the members at each ordinary or annual general meeting of the Society.
 
24. The members shall elect as a director, a representative nominated by each of the organizations which support the work of the Society and the remaining directors shall be elected by the members from among their number.
 
25. At the first ordinary or annual general meeting of the Society and at every succeeding ordinary or annual general meeting, all the directors shall retire from office but shall hold office until the dissolution of the meeting at which their successors are elected and retiring directors shall be eligible for re-election.
 
26. In the event that a Director resigns his office or ceases to be a member of the Society, whereupon his office as director shall ipso facto be vacated, the vacancy thereby created may be filled for the unexpired portion of the term by the Board of Directors from among the members of the Society.
 
27. The Society may, by special resolution, remove any director before the expiration of the period of office and appoint another person in his stead. The person so appointed shall hold office during such time only as the director in whose place he is appointed would have held office if he had not been removed.
 
28. Meetings of the Board of Directors shall be held as often as the business of the Society may require and shall be called by the Secretary. A meeting of the directors may be held at the close of every ordinary or annual general meeting of the Society without notice. Notice of all other meetings, specifying the time and place thereof, shall be given either orally or in writing to each director within a reasonable time before the meeting is to take place, but non-receipt of such notice by any director shall not invalidate the proceedings at any meeting of the Board of Directors.
 
29. No business shall be transacted at any meeting of the Board of Directors unless at least one-third in number of the directors are present at the commencement of such business.
 
30. The President or, in his absence the Vice President or, in the absence of both of them, any director appointed from among those directors shall preside as Chairman at meetings of the Board.
 
31. The President shall be entitled to vote as a director and, in the case of an equality of votes, he shall have a casting vote in addition to the vote to which he is entitled as a director.

POWERS OF DIRECTORS

32. The management of the activities of the Society shall be vested in the directors who, in addition to the powers and authorities of these by-laws or otherwise expressly conferred upon them, may exercise all such powers and do all such acts and things as may be exercised or done by the Society and are not hereby or by Statute expressly directed or required to be exercised or done by the Society in general meeting. In particular, the directors shall have power to engage a co-ordinator and to determine his duties and responsibilities and his remuneration. The directors may appoint an executive committee, consisting of the officers and such other persons as the directors decide.

OFFICERS
 

33. The officers of the Society shall be a President, a Vice-President, a Treasurer and a Secretary. The offices of Treasurer and Secretary may be combined.

34. The directors shall elect one of their number to be President of the Society. The President shall have general supervision of the activities of the Society and shall perform such duties as may be assigned to him by the Board of Directors from time to time.
 
35. The directors may also elect from their numbers a Vice-President. The Vice President shall, at the request of the Board and subject to its directions, perform the duties of the President during the absence, illness or incapacity of the President, or during such period as the President may request him to do so.
 
36.

(a) There shall be a secretary of the Society, who shall keep the minutes of the meetings of members and directors and shall perform such other duties as may be assigned to him by the Board. The Board shall appoint the Secretary and may also appoint a treasurer of the Society to carry out such duties as the Board may assign. If the directors think fit, the same person may hold both offices of secretary and treasurer.
(b) The directors may appoint a temporary substitute for the secretary who shall, for the purpose of these by-laws, be deemed to be the secretary.

AUDIT OF ACCOUNTS

37. The auditor of the Society shall be appointed annually by the members of the Society at the ordinary or annual general meeting and, on failure of the members to appoint an auditor, the directors may do so.
 
38. The Society shall make a written report to the members as to the financial position of the Society and the report shall contain a balance sheet and operating account. The auditors shall make a written report to the members upon the balance sheet and operating account and, in every such report, he shall state whether, in his opinion, the balance sheet is a full and fair balance sheet containing the particulars required by the Society and properly drawn up so as to exhibit a true and correct view of the Society's affairs, and such report shall be read at the annual general meeting. A copy of the balance sheet, showing the general particulars of its liabilities and assets and a statement of its income and expenditure in the preceding year, audited by the auditor, shall be filed with the Registrar within fourteen days after the annual meeting in each year, as required by law.

REPEAL AND AMENDMENT OF BY-LAWS

39. The Society has power to repeal or amend any of these by-laws by a Special resolution passed in the manner prescribed by law.

MISCELLANEOUS

40. The Society shall file with the Registrar with its Annual Statement a list of its directors with their addresses, occupations and dates of appointment or election, and within fourteen days of a change of directors, notify the Registrar of the change.
 
41. The Society shall file with the Registrar a copy in duplicate of every special resolution within fourteen days after the resolution is passed.
 
42. The seal of the Society shall be in the custody of the Secretary and may be affixed to any document upon resolution of the Board of Directors.
 
43. Preparation of minutes, custody of the books and records, and custody of the minutes of all the meetings of the society and of the Board of Directors shall be the responsibility of the Secretary.
 
44. The books and records of the Society may be inspected by any member at any reasonable time within two days prior to the annual general meeting at the registered office of the Society.
 
45. Contracts, deeds, bills of exchange and other instruments and documents may be executed on behalf of the Society by the President or the Vice-President and the Secretary, or otherwise as prescribed by resolution of the Board of Directors.
 
46. The borrowing powers of the Society may be executed by special resolution of the members.

[Editors Note: These documents were stamped as received May 22, 1980, Office of Registrar of Joint Stock Companies, Nova Scotia.]


1985

Cromarty Tennis Club
[Cromarty Kinsmen Tennis Club - Sydney Lawn Tennis Club - Sydney Tennis Association]

AUG 31 - SEPT 2 ... Cromarty Tennis Labour Day Tournament ...


1989

Cromarty Tennis Club
[Cromarty Kinsmen Tennis Club - Sydney Lawn Tennis Club - Sydney Tennis Association]


1995

This Place hits an Ace ~ 
(Cape Breton Post, Saturday, June 24, 1995)

Instructors Joe MacDonald and Judy Kennedy give some tips to young tennis hopefuls

Text of the above Article - 
"Cromarty tennis club carries tradition of fun"

Crmarty tennis club carries tradition of fun

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1996

The picture below was taken in June of 1996, at the official opening of our 4 new courts. 
 

The official opening of our renovated courts ~ June of 1996

Pictured from left to right, with their titles in 1996, are Bill Buckland, Past President Cromarty Tennis Club, the Honourable Jay Abbass, Minister of Human Resources, Province of Nova Scotia, Trevor Rutherford, representing the Juniors of our club, Manning MacDonald, MLA for Cape Breton South, Clarence Prince, Deputy Mayor Cape Breton Regional Municipality, and Warren Kelly, past President Cromarty Tennis Club.

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1997

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CAPE BRETON OPEN -  1997 RESULTS

Andrew Oxner Wins Cape Breton Open (August 4, 1997) ~ Ken MacNeil, Joe MacDonald, Brian Schibler, Shannon Kennedy, Deanna MacAulay, Joanie McCorville, Kendra White, Norman Ross, Bill Buckland, John Miller, Mike Tobin, Ian Ross, Jamie Scribler

Andrew Oxner Wins Cape Breton Open

CUNARD NOVA SCOTIA OPEN - 1997 RESULTS

Cape Bretoners Winners in Halifax Tourney (August 17, 1997) ~ Bill Buckland, Brian Schibler , Deanna MacAulay

Cape Bretoners Winners in Halifax Tennis Tourney

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UNKNOWN DATE FOR THE ARTICLE


1998

Bill Buckland ~ Love of tennis lasts a lifetime 
(Cape Breton Post, Tuesday, June 30, 1998)

Bill Buckland returns a shot during a match at Cromarty Tennis Club

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Text of the above Article "Love of tennis lasts a lifetime"

Love of Tennis lasts a lifetime

CAPE BRETON OPEN - 1998 RESULTS

Cape Breton Open Attracts Top Players (July 31 - August 1 and 2, 1998) ~ Brian Schibler, Mike Morse, Joe MacDonald, Robbie Kavanaugh, David Astephen, Deanna MacAulay, Shannon Kennedy, Eillen Brister, Bill Buckland, Norman Ross

Cape Breton Open Attracts Top Players

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Retirees and Friends Tennis: 1997 - 1998


1999

Junior Programme

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CLUB CLOSING TOURNAMENT - 1999 

Mixed Doubles Ladies Doubles
Ladies Singles Mens Doubles Mens Doubles Over 35
Mens Singles Mens Singles Over 35 Mens Singles Over 45

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MT&T OPEN - 1999 RESULTS

MacDougall Posts Upset at Open (Thursday, August 12, 1999) ~ Stephen MacDougall, Norman Ross, Bill Buckland, Glen Davis, Mark Steadman, Claire Rogers, Betty Farrell, Deanna MacAulay

MacDougall Posts Upset at Open

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Tennis Players Advance in Open (August 14, 1999) ~ Glen Davis, Eileen Brister, Deanna MacAulay, Norman Ross, Bill Buckland, Mark Steadman, Betty Farrell, Claire Rogers

Tennis players advance in Open

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Six Cape Bretoners Take Net Titles in Provincial Tourney (August 15, 1999) ~ Norman Ross, Glen Davis, Bill Buckland, Eileen Brister, Steve MacDougall, Andrew MacDougall

Six Cape Bretoners take net titles in provincial tourney

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PETER DURDLE MEMORIAL OPEN - 1999 RESULTS
 

Winners

Ladies Singles:
Deanna MacAulay def Eileen Brister 7-6, 6-1

Mens Singles:
Norman Ross def Darryl MacPherson 7-6, 6-2

Ladies Doubles:
Deanna MacAulay & Kendra White 
def
Claire Rogers & Betty Farrell 6-3,6-3

Mens Doubles:
Robbie Kavanaugh & Malcie MacPhee
def
Darryl & Fulton MacPherson 6-7,6-0,7-5

Mixed Doubles:
Deanna MacAulay & Darryl MacPherson
def
Claire Rogers & Mark Steadman 1-6,6-1,7-6

This tournament was sponsored by Moosehead Breweries & Cleve's Sporting Goods


2000

Founding president of York dies

Dr. Murray Ross, 1936, Hon. '91, founding president of York University in 1960, died July 21, 2000 at age
90. He held the university's top post until he retired a decade later. Before that, he was a vice-president of the University of Toronto.

A native of Sydney, N.S., he is remembered as a lively, enthusiastic man who played tennis well into his 80s. He wrote 12 books on education and community organizations. He was president of a task force on mental health for the Ontario Council of Health. He was predeceased by his wife of 53 years. He is survived by a son, Robert, and Susan Ross Shone '65.

http://openarchive.acadiau.ca/cdm/compoundobject/collection/AAB/id/1886/rec/3 - Acadian Bulletin, Vol. 85, No. 1, p. 14

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Kids End of Year Tournament and Awards

     Kids Friday Theme Day

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CAPE BRETON OPEN - 2000 RESULTS

Winning Return ~ (Cape Breton Post) - Deanna MacAulay, Kristen Gillis

Winning return

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MT&T NOVA SCOTIA OPEN - 2000 RESULTS

Unseeded MacDougall Unbeaten at Provincials (Monday, August 28, 2000) ~ Steve MacDougall, Joe MacDonald, Daryl MacPherson, Donald MacNeil, Brett Keough, Peter Ross

Unseeded MacDougall Unbeaten at Provincials

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Trio of Masters Advance In Tennis Tourney (August 29, 2000) ~ Norman Ross, Bill Buckland, Peter Ross, Tom Poirier, Donald MacNeil, Mile MacNeil, Claire Rogers, Mark Steadman, Eileen Brister, Peter Ross, Doug Ross

Trio of masters advance in tennis tourney

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Sydney Duo mixes it up well (The Daily News, Tuesday, August 29, 2000) - Bill Buckland, Elleen Brister 

Sydney Duo mixes it up well

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Former champions Weatherston, McFarlane to meet in semifinal (Herald, Wednesday, August 30, 2000) ~ Daryl MacPherson, Norman Ross

Former champions Weatherston, McFarlane to meet in semifinal

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Sydney Players Cop Teams Titles (September, 2000) ~ Bill Buckland, Eileen Brister, Stephen MacDougall, Andrew MacDougall, Brett Gardiner

Sydney Players Cop Teams Titles

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Sydney Players Do Well at Nova Scotia Open  (September, 2000) ~ Andrew MacDougall, Brett Gardiner, Tyler MacIntyre, Stephen MacDougall,  Bill Buckland, Eileen Brister

3 ~ Bill Buckland and Eileen Brister (Bill Buckland of Sydney won the 45 and over Master's Singles Championship at the Nova
Scotia Open and teamed up with Eileen Brister for the mixed doubles Master's Title)

Sydney Players Do Well at Nova Scotia Open

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2 ~ Dr. Stephen MacDougall - (September, 2000) - Stephen and Andrew MacDougall won the Parent/Child tournament Championship at the MT&T Nova Scotia Open

Dr Sephen MacDougall
 

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Cape Breton Tennis Players Receive Awards ~ 1 - Tyler MacIntyre, Brett Gardiner, Andrew MacDougall -

Cape Breton Tennis Players Receive Awards

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SOBEY'S NOVA SCOTIA JUNIOR CLOSED - 2000 RESULTS

MacDougall Wins Tennis Crown ~ 
Andrew MacDougall, Brett Gardiner, Tyler MacIntyre

MacDougall Wins Tennis Crown

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