Newton Cham­ber of Com­merce re-elects of­fi­cers for year 1959

The Covington News - - LOOKING BACK -

The first meet­ing of the year 1959 by the Newton County Cham­ber of Com­merce was held at the Teen Can build­ing Fri­day at noon. Pres­i­dent Carl Smith presided at the meet­ing.

Sec­re­tary John Jerni­gan re­ported on re­cent de­vel­op­ments of the Cham­ber rel­a­tive to a trip made to an East­ern City In­dus­try to be lo­cated in the county.

It was un­de­strood that the firm will em­ploy some 350- 400 per­sons other than an of­fice force.

A def­i­nite com­mit­tal is ex­pected from the firm in the near fu­ture, Mr. Jerni­gan stated.

Dur­ing the meet­ing Fri­day of­fi­cers were elected for the com­ing year.

The en­tire slate of of­ficeals were re- elected by a unan­i­mous vote.

Other than the pres­i­dent, Carl Smith, the vice- pres­i­dent is Otis Spillers, sec­re­tary John Jerni­gan and trea­surer Howard Mil­li­gan. Mo­tion to re- elect the present of­fi­cers for another term was made by Harold Rice and sec­onded by Martin Piper.

Dan Clower, chair­man of the nom­i­nat­ing com­mit­tee, pre­sented the com­mit­tee re­port to the mem­bers.

Other nom­i­nat­ing com­mit­tee mem­bers were Tom Bates, Bel­mont Den­nis and Gil­bert Gober.

Other topics com­ing be­fore the mem­bers in­cluded a mo­tion by Nat Turner that a monthly meet­ing be held This was sec­onded by Gil­bert Gober and it was unan­i­mously ap­proved.

A pro­posal was re­ferred to the In­dus­trial De­vel­op­ment Com­mit­tee that would bring about the em­ploy­ing of a part- time sec­re­tary- cler­i­cal worker to help in pa­per work in­ci­den­tal to car­ry­ing on the work of the C of C sec­re­tary.

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