April 27 1885

This being the second Regular Meeting in the month The Lodge was called to order by Brother O E Fox E. V. Debs The minutes of the previous meeting were Read and approved

Proposition for Membership

Reports of Committees
The committee to whom was Refered [sic] the application of Frank Parish Reported favorable and also Leroy Kilmer for Reinstatement

Balloting for Candidates
The ballot being spread Frank Parish was declared a member of Vigo Lodge No16 The ballot also being spread for the Reinstatement of Leroy Kilmer he was declared Elected and Reinstated

Bills allowed
Bill of $3900 was allowed J H Gibson for services as nurse for Bro James Bennett for 26 Nights at 150 per night also Bill of 1250 for quarters salary Ending April 30/85 also Bill $150 for Due Receipts The lodge ordered warrants to be drawn for their payment

New business in the case of Brother Gorm Smith being very destitute and on motion the lodge donated $2000 for his Relief

        M J Cunningham was granted a withdrawl [sic] Card to join lodge 44. The secretary was instructed to fill out the card

Receipts        none

On motion the assessment of Bro B. Mullen be allowed for April also Bro Gorm Smith

There being no further business the Lodge closed in due form

Eugene V. Debs   John.F.O'Reilly
Master   Secretary

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