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Newhall Chamber of Commerce:
Minutes of 5-9-1923 Meeting.

ORGANIZED FEB. 21, 1923.
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Newhall, Calif. May 9, 1923.

    Regular meeting of the Newhall Chamber of Commerce was called to order at 8:15 P.M. in Hap-a-lan Hall by President Swall.
    Forty present.
    Minutes of the previous meeting read and approved.
    The members had the pleasure of listening to some splendid music and singing by Mrs. Masters and Mr. Ahlers.
    Dady Kerns, representing the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, gave a fine talk concerning chamber of commerce work in general. After his talk he answered questions and suggested that we continue our present rates as dues but also suggested that a budget be made up and that the business men be solicited for funds to take care of same.
    Motion passed thanking Mr. Kerns for his efforts in our behalf.
    Chairman of the Fire Protection Committee recommended that some one be authorized to take charge of the fire extinguishers belonging to the town.
    Motion passed that J.R. Moore be authorized to properly allot and take care of fire extinguishers.
    Mr. McMannus reported that the State Highway Commission absolutely refuses to allow street signs to be placed across the boulevard but said that he was working on a plan to place signs at the side of the road.
    Mr. Evans reported on the fine work done by the Boy Scouts in cleaning up the town. The President thanked the Boy Scouts and assured them that the Chamber would call on them again.
    The Chariman of the Publicity Committee handed in an outline of proposed advertising efforts.
    Mr. Perkins reported that the printing of stationery for the Chamber had been completed.
    Mr. Miller reported that the Bill authorizing Fire Protection Districts had not been signed by the Governor as yet.
    President Swall presented the applications of Mr. Rodgers and Mr. A. Lane, and Mr. McMannus the application of Mr. W.B. Young. On motion the three gentlemen were welcomed as members.
    Motion passed tendering the thanks of the members to Mrs. Masters and Mr. Ahlers.
    There being no further business the meeting adjoured to June 6th at the usual hour and place.

    Armantha Thibaudeau Signature

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