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July 6, 1926

The West Lafayette Library Board met In regular session with all members present.

The following bills were read and ordered paid:

American Library Session – Books

2.78

John Backerman – Labor & Supplies

2.75

Decker Bros. - Books

31.27

Mrs. Dickey – Salary

85.00

Margaret Dickey

14.75

H. R. Hunting Co. - Books

42.08

Karder Rand Sales Corp. - for catalogue cards

8.00

Lafayette Tel. Co.

10.50

Robt. Perkins – Janitor

10.00

H. W. Wilson Co. - Catalogue

2.50

Yale University Press “on acc't”

13.50

W. A. Immel Contract

1410.00

W. A. Immel extra material & labor

5.85

Total – 1638.98

The Librarian's report was read & accepted. Fines collected & deposited with city clerk amounted to eight dollars, expenditures $6.27 leaving a balance of $8.87.

The Building & Grounds Com. Reported Mr. Immel's contract completed, also a sum of $5.85 for him, in addition to this contract for $1410.00, for extra material & labor for stripping north wall to approximately five ft. making his total bill $1415.85. This committee was instructed to proceed with the improvements, that is having place reset, removing unnecessary additional plumbing. The matter of new [?] was referred to Mr. Cunningham to be reported at a special meeting. For as much as there was sufficient cash in hands to meet present bills it was discussed advisable not to borrow any money for another month & then borrow just as needed to meet expenses.

The finance committee was instructed to prepare the annual budget & submit same at next meeting.

There being no further business the meeting adjourned.

F. A. Burtsfield – Pres.

Ethel B. McQueen – Sec.

 

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