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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)

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The First Meetinq
At a meeting held March 7, 1902 at Jacobson schoolhouse (the school
was located where the Colonel Heg monument now stands) to ascertain
what could be done in the line of constructing a telephone system
from Wind Lake to Waterford at present and extend the line later
The undersigned was elected Secretary, and henceforth to submit the
following report from meeting.      Dr. Charles Flett was elected
chairman of the meeting. After general discussion, the following
resolution presented.
To proceed to circulate a list at the meeting and how much stock
could be subscribed at $5 per share. The following was subscribed:
Rev. 0. E. Schmidt        $10
Dr. Charles Flett         $10
Albert Anderson            $5
B. J. Bendickson           $5
Louis Rasmussen            $5
Severt Thompson            $5
J. 0. Jacobson            $10
Julius Christianson        $5
John E. Johnson-$5
Total                     $60
To elect a committee of three to further circulate a petition of
stock, the following men were elected, Rev. 0. E. Schmidt, Albert
Anderson, and B. J. Bendickson.
To request Dr. Flett to ascertain what arrangement could be made
with the Wisconsin Telephone Company for transmission of messages.
To receive bids on poles. Bids to be considered at first meeting.
To request Albert Anderson to interview the Town Board of Norway
and Waterford for permission to set pole lines along the traffic
right of way.
To request Dr. Flett to get estimated cost of construction of
To meet Monday evening, March 10, 1902 at Jacobson schoolhouse.
Meeting adjourned.
Rev. 0. E2. Schmidt, Sec.

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