Terre Haute Ind Feb 8 186 [sic]

This being a Regular Meeting of Vigo Lodge No16 The lodge was called to order by Worthy Master O E Fox in the chair The Minutes of the previous Meeting were Read and approved

Propositions for Membership
The application of F W [illegible] and for membership and W A Payne & Robert Montgomery for Reinstatement

A communication from Beacon Lodge No 111 of Mattoon and on motion the communication was Received and the secretary was ordered to write them the dicussion [sic] of the lodge also a letter from Bro P Kellog was allowed his dues till heard from [also] assessments
Reports of Committee
The Committe [sic] to whom was Refered [sic] the applications of F W Summers Reported favorable the Report was concurred in

Ballotting [sic] for Members
The Ballott [sic] being being [sic] spread for G F W Summers he was declared Elected
The following Bills were allowed. $225 for 1000 Receipts to the Janitor 30¢ for Sundries $640 for insurance on furniture Salary for financier for the yr Ending Feb 1st 86, $600 for Salary for Secretary for 6 months

Brother Ebbage being present addressed the lodge in his usual grand old Style of Encouragement to the B of L F in their noble work his Remarks were well Received

Bro Daniels Received an order for the Secret Work

There being no further business the lodge closed in Regular Manner

John F O'Reilly   O. E. Fox

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