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Terre Haute Ind. Sunday March. 11th 1883
The Lodge met in regular session with Worthy Master Fox in the chair. The roll was called after which the minutes of the preceding meeting were read and approved.
Propositions for Membership
The following propositions for membership were read: --
E. E. Hill proposed by Al. Hunt C. A. Lewis proposed by E. A. Stephens E. B. McGlenn proposed by R. Ebbage
The foregoing propositions were referred to a Committee consisting of C. Scott, H. E. Davis and W. Larr for investigation.
Balloting for Candidates
The Committee to whom had been referred the proposition of E. G. Edwards for membership and A. J. Mullen for reinstatement reported back the said propositions favorably to the applicants.
On motion the reports were received and placed on file and the Committee discharged.
E. G. Edwards was then balloted for and elected -- A. J. Mullen was also balloted for and eight black balls having been cast against him he was declared rejected.
Admission of Candidates
Thomas Crusen, Albert Cook & M. J. Cunningham were admitted to full membership in the Order.
The following bills were allowed: --
Grand Lodge -- 2 Dz. Trav. Cards -- 00.50 M. McKee -- Sitting up with McVick 5 nights -- 10.00 Attendant -- Sitting up with McVick 5 nights -- 02.00 Do.(2) -- Sitting up with McVick 5 nights -- 04.00
The Committee in the matter of making arrangements for the 8th anniversary of the Lodge submitted their reported with an itemized bill of expense amounting to $170.72
On motion the report was approved, the bills ordered paid and the Committee discharged with a vote of the Lodge for their faithful service.
Brother E. V. Debs presented the name of Fred Withbeck for reinstatement, accompanied with $4.00 the amount he owed at the time of his expulsion. The proposition was referred to C. Scott, W. E. Larr and W. E. Davis for investigation.
The meeting then adjourned.
Close of the meeting Sunday March 11th 1883