First Universalist Church Meeting Minutes, Jun 17, 1900 (Carpenter Strike)

June 17, 1900
At office of R.M. Crone. Meeting called to order by chairman, those present were Fincher, Marsh, Crone and Dr. McGlauflin.

Mr. Fincher’s resignation as secretary was offered and accepted.

Report of secretary was not given by reason of his not bringing the book.

Treasurer Marsh collected on current expenses $156.55 and disbursements to account of building fund except rent of hall and some incidental expenses.

Building Committee reported that work had regularly been carried on except during carpenter’s strike which caused a delay of about one week. Wages up to that that time (June 1st) had been $2.00 for 10 hours, foreman $2.50. After strike it was $2.00 for 8 hours and foreman $3.00 for 10 hours. Mr. Veazy began work on March 8th and worked continuously 9 wks and 3 days at rate of $25 a week. Paid Mr. Veazy $187.00 still owe him $50.00.

Mr. Veazy donated $25.00 to the church which was paid in the $187.00. The church has also been insured for $2,000.

It has also been reported that the large window for the church, by Von Gerichten Co of Columbus Ohio  will be donated by friends of the church and will be something very handsome.

Dr. McGlauflin reports a gift of $150.00 from Mrs. E. M. Walker of Geneva, Ill. to be applied on organ fund.  A motion of thanks was passed by board to Mrs. Walker and also this fund to be known as the Mrs. E. M. Walker organ fund.

The building committee reports that all money received up to this time has been applied on paying bills.

The following loans have been given to committee.
Dr. McGlauflin $100
W.C. Gill $100
F.M. Marsh $100
A.E. Holdt $100

Board reports having paid out for material and labor up to this time in cash about $3,000. Total expense foots up about $7,000.

K.P. window estimated at $50.00.

J.C. Bond was unanimously elected to fill the unexpired time as Secy.


R.M. Crone. Acting Secy

Physical Archive: UUCA Box: 60 Folder: 01  Pages: 6 – 7
Citation: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta Records, RG 026, Archives and Manuscripts Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta GA


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