Minute Proceedings of Vigo Lodge No 16 B L F
(Terre Haute Ind Sunday Sep 12th 1875)
Meeting for the election of Delegates for the annual Convention called to order at 3.20 P. M.
Appointments for the evening were Bro Kerlin as P. M. Brother Bennet as Condr - Brother Barr as Warden and Brother Brennan as Chaplain.
The lodge was then opened in form and declared ready for business.
Nominations were then in order and the following selections were made - Bros Ebbage - Debs - Kerlin - Mullen - Blaine - Blair. This being closed, balloting was proceeded with.
The result was Brother Ebbage 8 - Blaine 4 - Debs 4 - Kerlin 2 - Blair 1 - Mullen 1 -. Brother Ebbage was declared as elected - and as Bros Blaine and Debs received the same number of votes it was necessary to vote again this resulted in Brother Blaine receiving 5 and Brother Debs receiving 4.
Bros Ebbage and Blaine were then declared Delegates for the representation of Vigo Lodge No 16 of the B of L F at the Convention of 1875.
The meeting was duly closed at 4.45 P.M.
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