Terre Haute Ind Oct 27 1884

This being a Regular Meeting of Vigo Lodge No16 B of L. F. The lodge opened in due form by Bro Robt Ebbage The minutes of the previous meeting were Read & approved

Reports of Committee
The committee to whom was Refered [sic] the applications of W E Burk W E Wheeler Chester O Philbrick & Henry Gibson Reported favorable on motion the Report was concurred in

Balloting for Candidates
The ballot being spread the following gentlemen were declared Elected Henry Gibson W E Burke W. E. Wheeler & Chester O Philbrick
Initiation of Candidates
The following gentlemen being in waiting in the Ante Room were duly initiated as member of Vigo Lodge No16 B of L F.
E J Tritt Henry Brown Burt Miller & John Nott

Bills for allowance
The following Bills were allowed a bill $12 50to Chas Bennett as salary also a bill of $300 for coal Bill of $200 for storing coal & Hutchet & Kindling also for J Smith as Janitor to the amount $100/100 was Refered [sic] back for correction

            Receipts $2000 for initiation
        Bro Dopell from 111 said a few Remarks for the welfare of the order which was well Received by the lodge after a few Remarks by Bro Arnold by the way of instructions the lodge closed in due form

John F. O'Reilly        
            E. V. Debs
  Secy         Master

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