Minutes, financial records, and correspondence pertaining to the Stillwater Oklahoma Chamber of Commerce for 1942 Page: 1 of 38
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The financial statement for the month of December was submitted ane approved.
A letter from the Southwest Feeder Airlines, Inc., stating that they had
discontinued efforts to establish airlines throughout the southwest part of the
United States until after the war emergancy is over was read to the Board.
The minutes of the last regular meeting of the Board were read and
A summary of the bus situation was submitted to members of the Board of
Directors, and newcomers in the group were brought up to date on the activities
that have taken place on this project, and the present status of the situation
MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, JANUARY 13, 1942.
It was suggested that it might be advisable at this time for the Chamber of
Commerce to seek a five year lease, with extension clause attached, on the office
Quarters of the Chamber in the municipal building on a dollar-a-year basis. Motion
was made by Ray Pence that the matter be investigated and that the City Attorney
be requested to draw such a lease for submission to the Board of City Commissioners.
Motion seconded by L.E. McConkey. Carried.
The meeting was called to order by President Donart at 8 o’clock p.m.
The secretary outlined proposed war activities to the Board for the year
1942. It was suggested that some plan should be devised to give the draftees a
send-off when they leave to take up their military duties. The secretary was
instructed to check into this matter and see just what the Chamber could do in
The proposed budget for 1942 was presented to the Board. Immediately follow-
ing approval of each respective division of the budget as presented to the Board,
motion was made by Ray Pence that the entire budget as set up by the Budget
Committee be adopted. Motion seconded by W.F. Bernhardt. Carried unanimously.
Motion was made by W.F. Bernhardt that the Budget Committee be commended for
the splendid job they did in setting up the work budget for 1942. Motion seconded
by Jack Moore. Carried.
The secretary reported that this was the customary time for the payment of
dues in the state, regional and national secretary associations. He reported that
this was a customary expenditure of the Chamber. Motion was made by J.H. Loyd
that these dues, totaling $25, be paid by the organization. Motion seconded by
L.E. McConkey. Carried.
DIRECTORS PRESENT; Mrs. Ruth Strode; L.E. McConkey: W.F. Bernhardt; Herbert
Layd, A.O. Martin; Dr. Lippert S. Ellis; Ray Pence; Jack
Moore, and C.E. Donart.
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Stillwater Chamber of Commerce (Okla.). Minutes, financial records, and correspondence pertaining to the Stillwater Oklahoma Chamber of Commerce for 1942, report, 1942; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc1873537/m1/1/: accessed May 28, 2022), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar.