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Terre Haute Ind. Sunday Nov. 7th 1880
The meeting was called to order at 2.30 Oclock P.M.
Worthy Master Southard in the chair.
The meeting being opened in due form, it was moved to suspend the regular order of business and open under the head of propositions for membership. It was as ordered.
The proposition of Frank C. Smith was then read. On motion the rules were suspended and the Lodge acting as a committee of the whole accepted the application and reported favorably on the applicant who was then balloted for and duly elected.
The candidate being present together with W. M. Dodson also an elected candidate, both men duly admitted to full membership in the Order. The minutes of the two preceding meetings were read & approved.
A bill for stationery in the sum of $650 was allowed. A bill in favor of Jaurit & Co in the sum $1463 and also a bill in favor of Philip Schloss in the sum of $5.00 for clothes, crepe and gloves for the family of Bro. Brake who was killed Oct. 26th were also allowed.
Bros Wm. Cronin & A. J. Mullen were allowed $500 each for sick benefits.
Death Claims Nos 20-21 & 22 were read and $13.00 on each was allowed and ordered paid.
The committee appointed at the meeting of October 26th to draft resolutions of sympathy to the family of Brother Brake reported, and the resolutions as reported were approved and ordered presented to Mrs. Brake and also published in the Magazine.
The meeting then adjourned.
Close of the Special Meeting November 7th 1880