Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Dresden TN Gun Club By-Laws 1923

SYNOPSIS OF BY-LAWS OF THE DRESDEN GUN CLUB APPLICABLE TO CLUB HOUSE
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The Board of Directors shall have charge of the Club Property, look after, and manage the affairs of this club.
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No stockholder or member of this Club shall be permitted to transfer, assign or sell his stock, without the consent of the Board of Directors, and any transfer or assignment or sale of said stock, without consent and approval of the Board of Directors shall be null and void, and any assignee of said stock shall not be recognized as a member of this club or have the privileges of this club unless said sale is ratified and approved by said Board of Directors.
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Until the present indebtedness of the Club has been extinguished the Board of Directors shall be empowered to make assessments at reasonable intervals to exhaust this indebtedness, afterwards the annual dues shall be $5.00 (Five dollars) payable annually in advance on Jan 1st. On the 15th of Jany., all members whose dues have not been paid, shall become delinquent and be deprived of the privileges of the Club until the dues are paid with a penalty of 15% for every six months or a part thereof.
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The Club House shall be open to members at all times and any member may at any time invite as guests any non-resident of Weakley County, except when Club House is full.  No member shall have as his guest at one time more than three residents of Weakley County.  He must register their names with Secretary, stating time they are to remain, and pay Secretary in advance fifty cents per guest for each day.
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No member shall use the property of any other member without first getting written permission.
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Children of Club members, under 21 years of age shall not be permitted into or stay at the Club house unless accompanied by their parents or some responsible Club member.
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Any member taking guest to Club House shall see that they obey the rules.
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Each member visiting the Club House shall upon leaving the premises shall see that the same are cleaned up and in good order, failing to do this he is subject to a fine of not less than $5.00, and his only appeal shall be to the Board of Directors.
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Many of the locals would go hunting at Reelfoot Lake.  One of the club houses that they looked at, and possibly used, was the Trenton Outing Clubhouse.

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