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Washtenaw Golf Club

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Parent Issue
Day
21
Month
July
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

A club has been organized for the purpose of promoting social intercourse amoug its membeis and providing for them the convenieuoes of a club house. lts articles of incorporation have been field witb the county clerk. It will be known as the Washtenaw Ccunty Club and located in Pittsfield. The business of the association will be managed by seveu oirectors. The names of the in corporators are A. T. Van Kleek, Williarn Gardam, S. E. Dodge, D. B. Dodge, R. VV. Heniphill, Jr., D. L. Qnirk, Jr., E. U. Cornwell, J. N. Swift, J. B. Colvin, W. L. Pack, H. S. Phitt, Duane Spalisbury, Charles D. Cliuych.DaM"] R. Morford, all of Ypsilanti aud Henry W. Douglas, of Ann Arbor. The Wasbtenaw couuty Golf club is to build a club house on the electric road between this city and ïp.ilanti. There were three different bids in and the bid of Joseph Hutting was p.ccepted. Work will cornmence at once and the first of August will" fiud the building completed. The club house will be located in the northwest corner of the grounds wbich are laid out in the Kice pioperty about oue mile and a hall frotn the city. The electric cars wil! run close to the house and it will be so arranged tbat you can step froni the piazza onto the cars. The room en semble of the house will be over 50 feet square, with toilet annexes and lockers, an up-to-date kitchen will also be found under the saine roof. Appartmentswill alsobe made in theloft. This Queen Ann style of structure will vvear a 12-foot Queeii Aun collar in theshape of a piazza. Hot platinumj wires will light the interior. The cost of this clnb house with everything complete will not befar from $2,000 which will be raised by subscriptions, a good part of which is already subscribed. The motion was made and carried by the directors that the anaual dues of the club be f 5, and that the admittance of members be only upon vote of the cIud. The members have been instructed to spread the inforaiatiou that perrons interested in golf aud the formation of an organization for the playing of the same may leave their names with the secretary and they will be acted upon by the club. Important poiuts for the constitution and by-Jaws were discussed, but it was left for a succeediug meeting to formally draft the