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.
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.