Oregon sentinel. (Jacksonville, Or.) 1858-1888, May 09, 1885, Image 1

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PUBLSrTED SATURDAYS
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Jacksonville, Oregon.,
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ADVERTISING RATES.
Advertisements will "be inserted la the
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t2T Legal advartiement inserted rea
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VOL. XXX--KO. IS
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PROFESSIONAL CARDS.
E. P. GEARY, M. D.,
Physician And Surgeon.
MKDFORD, OREGON.
Office In A. L. Jahnson's building.
T. It. YOUNG, IT. D.,
Thysican Aad Surgoon,
Central Point, Oregon.
Calls promptly attended to at all hours.
.LrL-WHITNEY, M- D-.
eagle roixT, onrcoN.
naving located at this place I ask a
share of the patromgo of this section.
Calls attended to at arr time.
: 4H
W. P. WILLIAMSON,
ATTORNEYS COUNSELOR-iT-LAW
Medpord, Oregon.
All bniiness. in my line will receive
prompt attention.
II. K. IIANNA,
Attorney & Counsellor At-Law,
Jacksonville, Oqn.
"Will practice in all the Courts of the
Stale. Office up stairs in Orth's brick.
C- LEMPERT, M- D-.
'dradtiste of University, Leipzig, Germany,
Physician And Surgeon.
Calls attended t at all hours day and
night. Office opposite Slovcr lis el, Jack
sonvillc, Oregon.
P. P. PRIM,
ATTORNEY 4: COUNSELOR-AT-LAW
Jc!n:i:iviIIr, Ogn.,
Will practiec in ftll the Courts of the
."Slste. Office in Court Ilouse.
v T. B. KENT,
A tVJcy and Counsellor at Liw
Jacksonville Oregon.
w
ill practico in all the Courts of this
State. Office in the uourt uouc.
G U. AIKEN, M. D.,
DHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
JACKSONVILLE, OttEOON.
fCSTOfflce opposite P. J. Ryan's store.
J. W. ROBINSON, M D ,
&HYSI0IAN AND SURGEON
Jacksonvilc, Ogn.
OFFICE At City Drug Store. Rcsi
dence on Fourth St., opposite M. E.
Church.
Calls promptly attended to day and night.
MARTIN VROOHAN. M. D.
DHYSICIAN AND SUItQEON,
UEDFORD, OT.EGON.
'Call promptly attetiicd to at nil hours.
B. F. DOWELL,
ATTORSEY-AT-IAW,
Jacksonville, Oregon.
.All business placed in my han.ls wll re-
ccivc prompt attention. Special alien
tion given to collections.
A. L. JOHNSON,
tfctary Public, Real Estate iccnt and
Collector
avioclfor-cl. Or-.
'I make conveyancing and furnishing ab
stracts of land titles a specialty. Loans
negotiated and collections rande. All
business intrusted to my caro will receive
prompt and carclul attention.
WILTi. JACKSON,
TQENTIST,
JJLOKSONTXLLE, OEEGOK.
Teeth extracted at all hours.
Laughing gas administered,
'if desired, for which extra
charge will be made. Office en corner of
'California and Sth street.
A. 0. GIBBS. -" STKA8XF.
GIBBS & STEARNS,
A TTOaNEYS AND C0UNSELL0ES,
Rooms 2 and 4 Stronbridge's Building,
TOUTLASTJ, OHEGOS.
"TVSll practice in all courts orTecordin tho
Stato of Oregon and Washburn Terri
tory; and pay particular attention to
iiusincssin Federal courts.
rt fja -wcekln your own town .
Trm
aJVVy i
and S3 ontfit free. Address II.
Ballet, & Co., Portland Maine.
IBS FARM'S STORE !
Col man's old stand.
A, G. COLYIN,
Hereby informs the public that he is dis
playing at the above stand a first
class btock of
Gen eral Merchandise
Which he will sell
At Very Lew Prices.
His stock consists of
DRY GOODS,
CLOTHING,
Groccric, Provisions, Etc,
Everything is fresh and of good qual
ity, and prices put down to
Tho Lowest Uotcli !
CSTCountry Produce bought and sold.
Remember Olinin's old stand, and give
me a call when ia tawn.
A. G. Colvin.
NINETEENTH YEAR.
SEJ.EaaSS'S AGASXifiZS;
CONDUCTED CT.
THE SISTCES CF THE DOLY XJ2IE.
Tim snoLASTic tear op Tnis
school willcommenccaboutthecnd ol
August, and is divided iu four sessions,
of eleven weeks each.
Board and tuition, per term, $40.00
JIusic &. 13.00
Dra win - and minling 8.00
Bedandl!edduig??S0.: 3.00
SELE$T1DAYSCHOQL.
Pnmary, per tcrmyHg??: $ 5.00
Junior, " "fS1'. .C.OO
Prcparatoy " ... fr...TT. 78.00
Senior, " 10.08
Punils received at anv time, and special
ntlentioa is paid to particular studies in
behalf of children who have hut limited
time. For further particulars apply at
the Academy
Soda Springs Hotel,
Ten Miles From Ashland,
L. C. Tuckeh, Proprietor.
Thi ITotcl lnsiecently bc-n much en
larged and iinpiOvul,aull now has pleas
ant and
And excellent accommodations for guests.
Thote Iii Search Of Health
Should give these
famous Sofca 0prings
A trial, as they arc admitted to possess
wonderful curative qualities.
No pains will ho fpared to render the
sojourn of invalids or others pleasant and
comtorliblc
The table will hs s:rvcd with the best
the market affords.
TABLE ROCK SALOON,
ORECON STREET,
WIXTJEjY and HELMS,
PEOPKIETOES.
The nronrielors ot this well known and
popular resort world inform their friends
and the public generally that a complete
and first class OGk or t'ao best brands of
liquors, wines, cigars, ale and porter, etc ,
arc constantly kept on haud. They will
be pleased to have their friends "call and
smile."
CABINET.
A cabinet of curiosities may also be
found here. We would be pleased to have
persons possessing curiosities and speci
mens bring them in, and wc will place
them in the cabinet for inspection.
WINTJENi HELMS.
MILLER EKO.9
DEALEUS IS
FIELD, VEGETABLE
AND
Flower Seeds,
IMPERIAL EGG FOOD,
TCOt-O. KEnTILJZCRO ETC
IC9 Uracil SI. forMacd, Or.
Sheep For Sale.
The 'undersigned has 2.103 head of good
stock sh'cp which he offers for sale at a
bargain. For particulars and price call
oa or .dress W. II. KINCAID, .
Central Point.
April 4, 1S33.
A
THE STAFF OF LIFE!
THE ROGUE RIVER
STBin mm hills
HAVING RECENTLY, BEEN RE
littcd with air modern improvements,
arc now turning out a first-class article
of flour, which is put up in one-fourth
barrel sacks, and every sack is warranted
to contain 49 pounds of flour If you don't
believe this, just compare a sack of our
flour with any other brand offered for salo
in this market, and note the difference in
weight.
Flonr 'cndMiII-Fecd
Constantly on hand and exchanged for
wheat.
BARLEY ROLLERS.
Having added a set of Barley Rollers to
my mill, I have set apart every Saturday
to Roll Barley for customers. The work
will be done on short notice, so that par
ties can return with their grist the same
day. I am prepared to roll barley at all
times and in the best manner. This pro
cess is lar ahead of the crusher
G.KAREWSK1.
Jacksonville, Sept. 22, 1833.
Farmer's.. Store,
Medfokd, Oeecon,
ANGLE & PLYMALE Prop's.
The undcrsisned takc3 pleasure in an
nouncing that he lms opened his place of
business in the new town of iltdford, Or
egon, andis now prepared to furnish, in
quonlilieslo suit,
GROCERIES,
PROVISIONS,
PAINTS AND OILS
MACHINE OIL
TOBACCO AND CIGARS,
CANDIES, NUTS,
DRY GOODS, CLOTHING, Etc
My stock is fresh and first-class, and I
propose to keep a full assortment of every
thing in my line and sell at
;,PRICES.LQWERwTjHAN EVER
All I ask is a trial.
"Highest price paid for Produce.
Nervous Debility.
A SURE CURE GUARANTEED.
DR. E. C. "WEST'S nerve and brain
treatment, a specific for Hysteria,
Dizziness, Convulsions, Nervous nead
ache, Mental Depression, Loss of Memory.
Spermatorhoea, Impotency, Involuntary
emissions, premature o d age, caused bj
overexertion, Eclt-nbuac or over-indulgence,
which leads to misery, decay and
death. One box will cure recent cases.
Etch box contains one month's treatment,
ojc do1 lar a box, or six boxes for five dol
lars; sent by mail prepaid on receipt oi
price. We guarantee six boxes to cure
any case. With each order received by us
for six boxes, accompanied with livedo
lars, we will send th purchaser our writ
ten guarrntec to return the money if the
treatment docs not effect a cure. Guaran
tees issued only by
Utoodakd, Clarke & Co.,
Wholesale ani' Retail Druggists, Port
land, Oregon.
Orders by mail at regular prices.
U S SALOON,
a 8. HOTEL ECILDIXa. JiCESOSVILLE,
T. T. McKENZIE. PROP'S,
TTAVING A3SU3IED THE MAN-
XJLagemcut ot ihis resort, I propos"
keeping it stocked with 'he finest brands
of
WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS,
And will be pleased to receive a call frem
all who wish tho best in my line. Sat
istaction assur. d. T. T. McKENZIE.
GBEIT REDUCTION
LN
OTEL PEICES
AT THE
SL0VER HOTEL
BOARD ffi) LQDfUHB
Best house for the money this side of
I'ortlanu.
C. A. HUBBELL.
Eeal Estate Agent,
AUCTIONEER,
JACKSONVILLE, OREGON.
Office in Dr. Aiken's ouilding on f"al.
ifornia street. All business entrusted (o
tot care will receive prompt and careful
Attention. C A. Uczssu.
"TO OFJFSET
The Bull Times,
NEWMAN FISHER
Has marked his goods down to
Hard Times Prices
He will sell yen MORE GOODS for
LESS MONEY than ever before sold
in Jacksonville. His tt!;k Is
AS GOSD-ASftit-BEST?
And his prices will
ASTONISH YOU)
It is needless to enumerate the articles
he has to sell, as he keeps everything to
be found in a first-class
General merchandise Store
When in town give him a call and he
will show you goods at prices that will
KKOGK THE HARD TIMES
Idea clean out your head.
His stock is.varicd and complete, nnd
you cjn hardly ask for anything he has
not get.
Remcmhcr the p'acc coroner of Cali
fornia and Oregon streets.
Highest Market Price
PAID FOR
FARM PHODTJOB!
tS"Call and see if this advrrtisement
is not as truo as gospel.
WMAN FISHER.
J. W. J1ERKITT. DU. J. W. EOBIJ.SO.N
Gin DRUG STORE
CALIFOBNIA STREET,
. MERRITT & RCBINSON
yt-r i. '""""."'tSIWa-
Will keep on hand the Inrgest and most
complete assortment ot
cs;
PATENT K1EDICINES & CHEMICALS.
PURE WINES & LIQUORS,
PAINTS, OILS, ETC.,
To be found in Southern Orcgca. Al:o a
full stock of
STATIONERY,
SCHOOL BOOKS,
FINE CIGARS AND
CONFECTIONERY,
TOILET SETS,
And a great variety of Perfumery, com
mon and Toilet Soaps, etc
G3?"Prcscriptions carefully prepared by
Dn. J. W. Itonixsox.
Dr. Robinson's, office in Dru Store.
TUB ASIILAKD COLLEGE
AND
NORMAL SCHOOL,
-Us2iXa.xxc3. Ox-.
Four courses of study. Normal and
Commercial College, Preparatory and'In
strumcntal music
For particulars or catalogue apply to
tne unacrsigueu at Ashland, Oregon.
M. O. ROYAL, A. 31.
President
Notice.
Land Office, Roseburo, Or., )
3Iareh31,183o -f
Notice is hereby given that the following-named
settler has filed notice of her
intention to makeHnal proof in support
of her claim, and that said proof will be
made before the Judge or Clerk of Jack
son county at Jacksonville Oregon, on
Saturday Slay 10, ISiSo, viz. Minnie
Houston, widow of LP. Houston, deceas
ed Homestead No 4111, lor the SE 1(
Sec 1 T 85 S R 2 West. She names the
following witmsjes to prove her continu
ous residence upen, and cultivation of,
siid land, viz; George Smith, Israel
Harris. Jacob Bowman, and Andrew
Stephen', all of Sams Valley, Jackson
county, Oregon. ,
Wm. F. Benjamin, Register.
Saloon Business for Sale.
The undersigned offers for sale the New
Era Saloon and itf Hard Hall. This house
is new and fitted up in rst-class style
throughout having in use one of Bruns
wick & Bilke billiard tables size4Jx9;
size ofbuilding 20 x 40 with office 12 xlC.
Situation first-class, fine trade good open
ing lor a live man. Reason for selling on
account of other husincsa. Will also sell
the property without the stock.
GEO. CROSS.
Phoenix, On SepL 30th, 1834. y.
Qxen For Sale,
The undersigned huaufoar, oxen, one
bull and one stag ttit litybtfers for sale at
aharcain. For plionlrj d price call
on or addrrstf SAM'L U. COOK,
Applogate,OrefOavApnl ll,16Sa.
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A. -:e-S-l"TFM.'.-WS3LirP(ilW 41
50a. - Vlltoill
yuc ftDraT
m-n&m e
i nairaiia a ei
FOR JKKT-
Eheumalism, neuralgia, Sciatica,
.Lsattaac. Bociach?. Hesiacir. TnIVii. .
Boreniront,TlIlnr.Spr:iluj.Ttruiic.
Ilurm, Seal Ja, li-c.t Illirs,
. n u OTUtn dodiit puss iro iinis.
S0J3l7DnigcbcsadPNlrieYrr7wura lUjOs&taaUtaa.
TIIE CII AKLE8 A. OOELEU CO.
5r,i.X.0aUiEC0.) IUIlar.,XdnC.S.i.
rlbsoluteht
Free front Opiates, JJmettcs and 1'oUoiis.
A PROMPT, SAFE, SURE CURE
Fr CagliB, Sore Throat, HonrsearftS Infloeiua,
CoMaWlronbtU. Crovp. Whooplns Ooncli
AsUima, Qnlnsj-. l'nliis In Chest, ftnj other
CecOoM of th Throat &4 Lnnc.
Price SO cents a bottle. Sold Ty Drairzlets and Deal
ers. Zirtt unabte to induce their dealer to promptly
get it for Vum will receive tteo hottUthxprcta cbargcB
paid, by tending one dollar to
THE ClURLES A.TfKJELrrr cosri3Tt
6ol 0 nerg nd iUnu&acturertj
lUliloiorr, aSu7und,r.S.JU
GEO. RIEVES,
WAGON-IHAKER,
Jacksonville, Or.
At the old stand of S. P. Hanna, In Crone
miller's building, keeps on hand a
full line of
"Wagon Material
And is prepared to do all work in his line
on short notice and in a workmanlike
-aSnnnerr Vchtclcr-ofv'ccij des?"'
cnption maac to orucr.
Repairing A Specialty.
Terms reassnable and satisfacation
guaranteed. Geo. Rievks
The Boters Guide Is Is
sued March and Sept, each
year: 1( page?, Sixii)
finches, with ov-r 3.UOO
illustrations r hole pic
ture nailery. - cs wholo-
sile prices eircct to consume jnallgooli
for pertonal or family u . Ttlls how
to onlcr, and gives exar oost of every
thing j ou uf , cat; drir wear, or have
fun wiih. These inva iblo books con
tain infonnation gleaned from the mar
lets of the vrorl 1. Wo will mail a copy
I'rco to any address upon receipt of the
posUs 7 cents. Let us hear from you.
Respectfully,
MONTGOMERY WARD & CO.
- 7 . !!3S Wtltib Atcsuc Chlaca. 111.
&Ss?l
AW A
DE. &. SIXSEECS EXTERNAL TILE EE2EDV
Givet Ir.shn! Relisf, and is an Infa'IiMa
CURE FOR ALL U1HD5 OP PILES.
bold by Druggists cerywlicrc. Price, 1.00
per box, prepaid, by mail. Samples sent
free to Physicians and. all sufferers, by
iJenstacdfei &, Co., Hox SaiC, New York
City. Sole" manufacturers of AN AKESia
)-
All Sorts of
liurts and many sorts of ails of
man -and beast need acooling
lotion. Mustang Liniment.
to all applicants S
ted to custonets of lot year wmout
crderinsit. It eonulns lUartratious, prices,
descriptions aEff dlrectioM fcrplantine til
Vegrtible and Flower SEKDS. BU1.BS, etc
D. rVTFERRYCO.DiT
tTe eontlir? to stt as. Eolicitora for fatcato.
Cat eats, Tide Marls. Oopynphu. vtc. tar U:a
l'uit1 stales, caiada. iuta- Ecf la. d. France
Oeman) etc le tTe-til t!ilrj--ao
jean ixvcrlrnrc.
Patents tbtaictd 1 rcwrticare netiepd Intna
fWivrmc AurniCAA. rhtlareai.Splmlll
Blotrated t?ilriarer. $5.20 a rear, tbuvt
IhsPrognoi if Ecierxe.isitrjriEUTeKtlnff.ao't
tea sa wi-iftaoui tlrculatioo. Attdrrts 'il'SS'
t ai-, fatent Solldu.n. reb'a ef Zaxxnric
ikUuxv 1 UrooJvav Sax Yurt.
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History of Jacksonville
lodge Jfo- 10, L O. O. F.
of Oregon.
BEAD AT JACKSONVILLE ON TIIE GGtll
ANNIVERSARY OP THE INSTITUTION 0
ODD FELLOWSHIP IN TIIE UNITED
STATES.
Ladies and Gentlemen, Sittprs and
Brothers and Friends of the Order:
The programme for your entertain
ment this evening, as adopted by the
eomraiUeelotSarrangeiBSiits, .provides
fonrfcriefhistoryef-Jaetsonvillo-
Lodge No. 10, I. O. O. F , by one of
its members, and I have been sslectcd
as the historian. But X cannot give
anything like a full history of tho
lodge in the time that has been allotted
to me this evening; I can only touch
upon a few important points.
Pursuant to a call for a meoting of
Odd Fellows of Jackson county, Ore
gon, held at Jacksonville, on the 30th
day of June I860, to tako into eon
tideration the advisability of inititnt
ing a lodge of OJd Fellows hsre in
Jacksonville. The following named
brothers responded ti the call, and
ware present on that occasion. "W.
C. Ransom, Vacaville lodge No. 83,
California; John It. Ilulman, Yreka,
lodge No. 19, California; Wm. "W.
Kentnor, Yreka "lodge No. 19, Cili
fornia; Eber Emery, Yreka lodge No.
19, California; Isaac N. Knight, lit.
ShaBta lodge No. 70, California; Pat
rick Ftiheley, North Star lodi;e No. 61,
California; Newman Fisher, Pbilite
rian lodge No. 8, Oregon; Wm. Tay
lor, Covenant lodge No. 5i, Ohio;
James Kilgore, Toppo lodge No. 48,
Ohio; Thomas Pyle, Valley lodge No.
3C, Ohio; A. 31. Berry, Delphi lodge
No. 28, Indiana; John Bilger, Wal
holla lodge No. 10, New York; Brace
Luther, Canaserago lodge No, 123,
New York; O. D. Hoxie, Hope lodge
No. 4, Rhode Island. 14 iafall
W. C. Ransom,, waSjoallSSko the
ch airTahd iaetflSH 'TyI6wlri1lected
secretary, when on moticn a comnittee
of three were eppeinted to draft.a pe
tition to the Grand Loda for a dis
peusation or charter. After a short
time the committee made their report,
accompanied by a petition for a char
ter, which report was adopted.
On the 18th day of August, 18C0,
Jacksonville lodgeNo. 10,1. O. O. F.,
of Oregon, came into existence with
the following Charter members: Jeste
Robinson, Jamas Kilgore, Eber Emery,
Wm. C. Ransom, Patrick Fehelsy, and
Isaac N. Knight. Eber Emery at
this time is the only remaining Char
ter member. "
The lodge" was instituted by Samuel
E. Slay the then Grand Master of
this State, assisted by a number of
visiting brothers from other jurisdic
tions. Tho lodge being institute! in
ample form was left alone to work out
its own salvation. The first officers
of the 'odge were Jesse Robinson, N.
G ; "W. C. Ranson, T. G.; James Kil
gore, Secretary, and Eber Emery,
Treasurer. The lodgo was thus organ
ized and in good working order, as
tho results accomplished since aaun
dantly testify, and Saturday night of
oach week wasjixed as the regular
night of meeting.
I find by reference to the Tecords,
that the receipts of the first month
were 175 00, and there was paid to
tho Grand Master S157 00 for fees
and mileage for instituting tho lodge
and $20 00 was paid for charter. At
trie first regular meetingof the lodge a
eommittca consisting of- three brothers
were appointed to draft a eode of by
laws for the goverunieutet the lodge
said committee mad their1 report
October 29th i860, aopompariied with
a code of by-laws which Were adopt
ed. The lodge at .that time labored rm,
der tlre-tfisadvantages of not having a
suitable building in which to meet for
the transaction pf fkage business. At
a tpecial-ulketing held August 20th,
I860, a eonirniitee "was appointed to
procure a hall for (he use of the lodge.
The cohimiteea reported September
10th I860,' that the Masonic hall ceuld
be procured for ?30 00 per month,
furnished with lights and fuel, or $25.
00 per month without lights and fuel.
The committee was instructed to pro
cure the hall with lights and fuel,
which they did, we then had a tern
porary heme for a time, making our
exppns's S30 00 per month be-idsa
the ordinary pnes of thelodgp, and
lbilitis for ck benefits afterwards
the hall was rented for $25 00 fr
mouth, or 300 00 yearly.
It appears from the records that
Yreka lodge No. 19, tf Yreka, Cali
fornia, kindly loaned tc the ledge s
set of officers' regalia's and that afttr
wards our ledge bought the same.
Oa the first meeting in January
1861, the lodge adopted adetign fer a
seal, as follows: AH Seeing Eya"
emblasoned in light, "Thrsa Links'
and the "Bible." The seal is now ike
one inxuse.by ihetodgq., Oi the kt
meeting in HayTS62, nearly two years
tfaTrSBTBiwH
after its organization, the lodge paid
the first weeks sick benefits of 314.00.
And in August 1863 one wtekt sick
beneSts of C44.00 was .ranted. The
lodge, during the first three years
paid only three weeks sick benefits ef
S14.00 each, which enabled the lodge
to accumulate soma funds in tho. treat
ury. On the 19th of December 1S63,
the lodge purchased a part of our bur
ial ground in the Jaakionvillo ceme
tery, and afterwards purchased the re
mainder, to that now we liavj a place
improved and adorned, a hero deceased
Odd Fellows and their families can be
decently buriid, when lifes fitful
dream is o'er. Tho price fer each
block of ground was established at the
sum of $10 00 excepting ens block
reserved as an Arbor, near the center
of tho burial plot, and anotbir block
et epart by order of tho lodge in
which to inter deceased moaibers of
ether lodges. On the 9th of Septem
ber 1S65, tho lodge authorized its
trustees to purchase the building we
now own and occupy. The pree paid
originally was $3030.00; afterwards
paid for a dowsr right in building,
500.00; paid Wm. Gass for additional
let for hack yard, $227.00; total,
$3,777,00; paid at time of purchatf
from lodge fund $800 00; leaving r
indebtedness of $2,977.00, for whiah
tlw trustees gave their joint note se
cured by a mortgage on the building,
and the lets connected therewith.
Shortly after this time the "luJgo aaj
frequently callsd upon to pay sitk
benefits, and fur other benevolent en
terprises, to meet these demands, pay
interest on our indebtedness, and for
repairs made in and about the build
ing, besides the ordinary expense ef
the lodge, kept the treasury very near
ly drained, so that for several years we
were unable to reduce our indebted
ness but to a limited extent. Oar
creditors wanted tho money due them.
Matters began to look blue. The
lodge held several meeifngs ta devita
ways and means to meet the difficulty,
daring one of these meetings a happy
thought occurred to one of tho broth
ers present, and that was, to band ths
debt, the suggestion was promptly
acted upon, the debt was bonded, stock
was issued, the brotLcrs of the lodge
bought every dollar of it, and I am
happy to be able to say that the last
of the stock was redeemed and paid
years ago, when the debt was all
paid, nnd we had a home of oar own,
and all paid for, a heavy load was
taken off our shoulders, and we had a
rejoicing time over the event. On the
17th day of March 1873 the lodge was
incorporated. The officers of said cor
poration are composed of its Trusfes,
who are elected annually, and as ex
pressed in said article. "The business
of said corporation shall be to preserve
and pretect the property ot said lodg,
diffuse the priueiplts of charity, and
advance the interests of Odd Fellow
ship." From tho organization of the ledge
until October 1st, 1871, the annual
dues to the lodge was $20.00 and after
that date, the by-laws were anieaded
so that the annual dues were reduced
to $12.00 and sick benefits were grid
ed to correspond to tho amount of das
paid. I find after a thorough and
careful examination of tha records,
that the lodge has paid oat since its
organization. For expanses, thassm
of $14,907.17; sick and funeral base
fits, and other benorolcnt catcrpriits,
the suta of $14,127.62; on build
ing, repairs on hall and furniture,
$7,353.00; cemetery grounds, and re
pairs thereon. $578.37; total, $37,066.
16. Assests. Brick building and
lodge furniture valued at $4,500.00;
cemetery grounds $500.00; regalia, etc,
$250.00; money on hand and owing to
us $2,239.40; total assests, $7,489.40.
It will thus he seen that we have
paid out on an average since the er
gauzatioB of the lodge over $125 00
per month, or over $4.p0 per day
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