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Street are j for of iu of ioug (The fjpast j of; a will it ttli To .wil tl'h eon Th >ur- ath till. iqst of liif !i of The Former Organization Will be Eevived at Once- STEPS TAKES TUESDAY EVENTJJG I^ooklne to Such an End—Permanent Officers Wero J51ect«d—New Indns- B tries to ue Induced to JLocate Here -;Uk Mill Project. c 1 ^ Business-and professional men met Tuesday evening in the court house and reorganized the board of trade. This action, coming as it does after a period of inactivity" lasting three years aud at a very? opportune time, is a. most commendable one. and augurs well for the future success of the association. The time is ripe for an active board of trade and iu possessing it the city is to be congratulated, for it insures, primarily, the location here at an early date of the industries which ! are uow seeking admission. Then again such an energetic organization of representative men can only tend to advance the city's interests in every undertaking. The meeting was opened by Jacob E. Reinoehl, esif.. nominating C. M. Bowman for temporary chairman nnd u's selection was made unanimous. The temporary organization was then Completed by the election of George 5. Reinoehl as secretni-v. Lawver llaiuoehl then said the old board of :rade met last two yours ago. leaving matters pertaining to the organiza- ion iu excellent condition. 'Chairman towman suggested the reorganization, aking the records and funds of the. old board as assets; He said he had informed of board of trade funds n two hanks and in one instance no -•laim for the money has been made 'or some years. Dr. J. H. Mease, reasura- of the board of trade of re- of :eut date, reported a fund in his keep- ng of about £175. Mr. Lantz's motion or a committee of five to select offi- ers was adopted and Chairman.Bow-! man named Major Mover. Mr. 'Reb-: tock. Mr. Miller. Mr. Reinoehl and Ir. Frantz. Awaiting the report of Sic committee Mr. Eantz spoke enthu- instically of the good work to be done y an energetic board of trade, whose •ork, he said, is not to touch munici-, al affairs at this time but to put. orth every effort to boom the city with: view of having new industries Io-. ited here. Money-for this purpose Hist be raised outside as well as within the organization, which should be! marked by having as members all the business and professional men; who will work unselfishly for tlie city's advancement. Chairman Bowman supported -Lawyer Lantz in a brief address. The committee- on officers recommended tlie following and their election was unanimous: President. Maj. H. P. Moyer: vice presidents. H. II. Light. A. H. Miller: secretary, Irn M.Rutter: assistant secretaries. George S. Reinocul, George B. M.irfjunrt: treasurer. A. B. Carmany. Upon assuming his new duties Major Moyer ~-- reMaHJS ttfn'chea" r »Ki" ? tue~pT!'6^ posed work and predicted a bright fn-' tnre. inasmuch as there-was no doubt of tlie full support of everybody. The by-laws of tho old board were adopted, on motion of Mr. Lantz. whose suggestion allowing the president a week's time to name his committees was accepted. The place of meeting was next discussed, and Dr. M. B.•Gerberich. a member of common council from the Fourth ward, announced that there is now pending in city councils n in of an resolution offering tlie board 1 of trade rooms on tlie third floor of city hall. Tim matter was placed in the hands of Lawyer Reinoehl, Editor Bowman and L. Reizenstein. Replying to the sense of the meeting Mr. Reinoelil gave a brief review of tlie silk mill project, as far as it has been advanced by Dr. A. B. Gloninger, wliOi he said, has also received inquiries concerning the location of a canning and a glass factory. Contip- ning the speaker called attention to the urgent need of help, both male and female, in the local mills and factories aud the groat demand for houses,which canuot be supplied. He declared diversified industries are the only sure protection against panics and in the efforts of the board to secure them for this city all encouragement should be given. Major Moyer announced that at the next meeting, which will be held Tuesday evening. October 24, at the same place, he wants to hear suggestions from members as to tlie adoption of plans looking toward the introduction of new industries here. present were: Major H. P. Moyor, Harry Reinoehl. David Rebstock. Albert Reizenstein. Ira M. Rutter, T. P. Frnntz, A. S. Light, G. N. Conovpr. Thomas P. Spansler. B. P. Seltzer, Randolph Graeff. John B. Hill. A. II. Miller. J. A. Sowers, John Graeff. W. H. Miller. C. R. Lante. esq.. Dr. J. H. Mease. L. Reizenstein. Ciias. E. Ranch. Norman Seidle, A. Rise Bowman. Dr. M. B. Gerberich, George S. Reiuoohi. C. M. Bowman. J. M. Sliindel. esq.. Dr. W. T. Bruce. Amos Uhler. C. B. Funck. John Simmons. Charles S. Havard. William Atkins T. T. Lineaweaver. J. G. Gerberich, J. W. Maguire and Harry M. Miller. the the east 'of this opening W. P. It the a

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  1. Lebanon Daily News,
  2. 18 Oct 1899, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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