Unitarian Church of Atlanta – Meeting Minutes, Dec 10, 1907 (Prospects on Sale, Prohibition)

Dec 10, 1907

Meeting of the Board of Trustees held at the residence of Mr. J.C. Peck on Tuesday evening, Dec 10th, 1907.

Meeting called to order at 8:50 P.M. by Chairman Peck.

Members present: Messrs. Peck, Bowser Francis, Watts, Moore, Perkins and Harding.

Minutes of the previous meeting read and approved.

Report of Treasurer read and approved. Treasurer’s report showing a balance on hand of $30.64. (see copy of report attached).

The Clerk reported average attendance at Church since Dr. Bowser’s pastorate to be 65.

Mr. Moore made an informal report as Chairman of Committee on Church Property saying that there were some prospects of a sale being made of the church property at a price set by Trustees.  Nothing definite had, however, been done.

The Board ordered a call meeting of the church to be held after services Sunday, Dec 15th to elect a Nominating Committee to nominate officers to be elected for the ensuring year at the annual meeting of the church in January 1908.

Mrs. Alice Daniels addressed the Board in reference to a movement to be arranged by the Sociological Society of this city to give entertainment after Prohibition went into effect.  The design being to have places of entertainment opened in different sections of the city when bar rooms were closed. Mrs. Daniels thought the men of our church should help in this movement by forming a club.

No action was taken on subject by Board, but the members expressed a willingness to help such movement as individuals.

There being no further business the meeting adjourned.

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J.E. Harding, Clerk

 

Report of Treasurer, Unitarian Church
Atlanta, Ga. Dec. 10, 1907

Balance on hand, Nov 12, 1907 $228.35
Collections to Dec 10th $82.32
Total $310.67

Disbursements

 Nov 12  W.M. Francis (repairs) $3.95
 Nov 13  A.T. Bowser  (A.U.A.) $83.33
 Nov 18  Janitor $1,75
 Nov 27  Janitor $1.75
 Dec 2  A.T. Bowser (salary) $125.00
 Dec 4  Janitor $1,75
 Mrs. Burke (music) $10.00
 Mr. Mueller (music) $10.00
 Mrs. Lederle (music) $6.00
 Randall Bros (fuel) $13.25
 Moncrief Co. (repair) $1.50
 Perdue & E (insurance) $20.00
 Dec 9  Janitor $1.75
 Balance Atlanta National Bank $30.64
Total $310.67
$310.67

 

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T.C. Perkins, Treasurer

Physical Archive: UUCA Box: 26   Folder: 02  Book: 02  Pages: 250 – 251
Citation: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta Records, RG 026, Archives and Manuscripts Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta GA

Posted in Meeting Minutes, Physical Collection, Unitarian Church of Atlanta, Unitarian Records - Book 2

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