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Terre Haute Ind. Sunday July 24th 1881
The meeting was called to order at 3 OClock P.M. Brother Ebbage occupied the chair. On motion the rules were suspended and E. A. Stephens was admitted to full membership in the Order. The roll of members was called after which the minutes of the preceding meeting were read and approved. A bill of J. Q. Button Co for $ 1.00 and a bill of Schiller Lodge A.O.U.W for rent to July 1/81 for $ 6.00 were read and allowed. On motion of Brother Debs, the lodge proceeded to elect a delegate to the 8th annual convention of the B. of L.F. The meeting then proceeded to elect a delegate. Brothers James Smith and Charles Bennett were placed in nomination.Brother Charles Bennett received 11 votes and James Smith received 8 votes. Brother James Dodson was elected as alternate.Brother Bennett having received the highest number of votes cast, he was declared elected delegate to the 8th annual convention.
The meeting then adjourned.
Close of the Regular Meeting Sunday July 24 1881