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)
Moved and seconded that the switching toll stand at $.02 for connection at Central. Carried. Moved and seconded that all those that have stock and no phone will have a chance to turn in their stock by the 15th of March to the company. Carried. It was then taken up what to do with the Rochester and Honey Creek Lines, whether to repair or discontinue. It was then taken to a vote to be left with the Directors to look that part of the line over. Carried. Moved and seconded that the phone at Charley Smith of Denoon be moved to Johne Posping. Carried. Moved and seconded that Hans Finholth gets an increase of $40 more to his last year's salary. Carried. Moved and seconded that the salary of Hans Finholth at Central be $150 for the coming year. The following hours were also fixed: weekdays from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday 6 to 9 a.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. The Directors were instructed to draw a contract with Hans Finholth. Carried. Moved and seconded that we adjourn. B. J. Bendickson, Secretary Meeting Held February 16, 1907 Meeting of the Directors of Wind Lake Telephone Co. held at the home of Rev. 0. E. Schmidt on February 16, 1907. The meeting was called to order by the chair. All members present. Barney Alby was elected chairman, Albert Anderson, secretary. The following named gentlemen were elected officers for the coming year: Barney Alby, President; Andrew Halvorson, Vice President; Albert Anderson, Secretary; Thomas Hanson, Treasurer; Rev. 0. E. Schmidt, Manager. The following business was taken up and disposed of: First, that the matter of making the necessary changes at the central board be left with the Manager. Second, the matter of discontinuing the Honey Creek line be left with the Manager. Third, the question of extending the North Cape line left with H. F. Johnson. Fourth, it was moved and seconded that a fine of one dollar be imposed on anyone tampering with the transmission of messages. Fifth, on motion of H. F. Johnson, an executive committee of three be elected. Said committee consisting of the following: 0. E. Schmidt, T. Hanson, Albert Anderson. Sixth, it was moved and seconded that a discount be allowed to patrons for switching toll at the following ratio: 15
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