Johnson, Melvin J. / History and my memories of Wind Lake Telephone Company
History and my memories of the Wind Lake and Southeast Telephone Co. of Wisconsin Inc., pp. 5-58 PDF (19.1 MB)
to order by the President, Mr. H. F. Johnson. The minutes of the previous meeting was read and approved. The Secretary's report was read and accepted. The Treasurer's report was then read and adopted. A motion was made and seconded that the company pay a seven percent dividend on stock for the coming year. Carried. A motion was then made, seconded and carried that the treasurer's salary be fixed at $100 for the ensuing year. There being no further business the meeting proceeded to elect officers and the following directors were elected: Mr. H. F. Johnson, Julius Christianson, 0. M. Johnson, Fred Brockhansen, J. A. Beecher. Meeting adjourned. Immediately after the annual meeting adjourned, the directors convened and the following officers were elected. Mr. H. F. Johnson President Julius Christianson Vice President 0. M. Johnson Treasurer J. A. Beecher Secretary Fred Brockhansen Manager Meeting adjourned. Special Meeting held on March 7, 1929 A special meeting on March 7, 1929 was called to arrange plans for the coming year and extending private lines. The manager, Mr. Brockhansen and J. Beecher were appointed to hold conference with the Union Grove Telephone Company in regards to the latter company trespassing in our territory. April 5th special meeting was called to provide special help in getting the line back in shape after the sleet storm, it was decided to hire Magnus Bendictson for three months at $100 per month wages. The sum of $18 was allowed Hulbert Thompson for the use of an extra car during construction work. August 2 3rd, officers meet at Central office to discuss a proposition given by the Wisconsin Telephone Company in regards to building a private toll line to connect with said company at Big Bend. After considerable discussion, the manager, Mr. Brockhansen 57 I
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