Terre Haute Ind Jan 11th 1886

This being the first Regular Meeting of the new year and also the first Meeting of the Month the lodge opened in Regular session Worthy Master O E Fox in the chair The minutes of the previous meeting were Read and approved

Propositions for Membership
F W Summons application was Read and Refered [sic] to the following committee H Lahey H. Sacks W Sherburne

Admission of Candidates
James Mason was duly initiated a member of Vigo lodge No16 B of L. F.
Reports of Committee
The Committee on charges prefered [sic] against Bro Dearman were granted 2 weeks further time to Report

Bill of $3127 Hall Rent 205 for gas was allowed
A communication from Bro Kilmer and the financier instructed to make a Statement to Bro Kilmer in Regard to his dues
Wm Payne R Montgomery declared Expelled

On motion P Cronnin was allowed 75¢ for dues to Jan 1st 86 the financier was instructed to notify him of his arrearages

Financier Report of Money
Loaned Ebbage $2000 Ray Kilmer 1250
Suthar [sic] 200Ring 275 Miller $200

On motion when any member whos [sic] has money as a loan from the lodge that the first money he pays in will be applied to the loan first
On motion Bro Suthard was allowed $225 as a loan for his assessments and dues on Motion Bro Hardin was not allowed a traveling card nor his dues or assessments on motion Bro Dearman be not allowed a traveling card whilst these charges Remain
Final withdrawl [sic] card were granted E Werner Wm Cronnin. A traveling card was granted to A E Schrader
        Receipts of Meeting $600
There being no further business the lodge closed in Regular form

J F O'Reilly
  Secy   O. E. Fox

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