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and the members lake great pride in having the workings of the institution, Brother

, show, the utility

of actual models and the beauty F. P. Clark, C. E. of Division 23, presidof substantial finish being relied upon to produce ing. Thus terminated the labors of a day as much of the beautiful as will & rve the purpose for which the Lodge is established. The nucleus long to be remembered by all lovers of the the aim of the Lodge to enlarge this 'until the fraternity. members shall have not only the advantages of real models of everything their avocation requires them to handle and use, but also all the substan- SCALE OF RATE OF PAY AND OTHER REGULA

TIONS CONCERNING ENGINEERS ON THE C., tial and technical literature bearing upon their

N. O. & T. P. R'Y AND ASSOCIATED Roads. profession, together with as much literature of a general nature as the means of the Lodge will I. Passenger engineers to be paid at the rate justify.

of 3 cents per mile run. In fitting up the Lodge it is noticed that several II. Freight engineers to be paid as follows: public-spirited people have kindly remembered Cincinnati to Lexington.. $3.30 per trip the Brotherhood. A centre-table in the a'.te- Lexington to Somerset

Somerset to Oakdale room is the gift of J. H. Barkley & Co., another,

Oakdale to Chattanooga in the reception-room, is from C. E, Taylor, of

A. G, S, Freight Engineers... .04 per mile. Bloomington; a handsome heating store is from

N. 0.& N. E. Freight Engin'ro .04 Mann, Keeble & Co.; a water-cooler from G. W. V. & M. FIeight Engineers,. Bolinger; and a complete eet of time-tables, V.S. & P. Freight Engineersprinted on silk and mounted on roller hapgings,

Delta to Monroe ,...

3.50 per trip from the Journal Printing Company. Altogether

Monroe to Shreveport ... 3.60 the Brotherhood is to be congratulated on the III. Both passenger and freight engineers prosperity of the Organization, and the substanial will be paid thirty cents per hour for all time and useful character of the home it has estabished beyond schedule time they are laid out on the for itself.

line of the road. Nothing, however, shall be

paid unless such laying out results in their beWe regret that we are unable to give ing more than two hours late; but when more the addresses of the Hon. Messrs. Linegan to each of the two hours.

than two hours late the thirty cents shall apply and Graham, as they were both exceed- such as material, mineral, or such runs, shali

IV. Engineers running short time on trains, ingly interesting and instructive. It was be paid $4.00 per day of twelve hours or less;

and for each hour over twelve hours they shall one of the largest gatherings we have be paid at the rate of thirty cents per hour. ever attended, over 400 delegates being $3.00 per day of twelve hours or less; and for present from six different states. Upon each hour over twelve hours they 'shall be reaching the hall it was found that nearly paid at the rate of twentyfive cents per hour. every seat was taken on the floor of the month, and twelve bours shall constitute a

maximum day's work; all over twelve hours house as well as in both galleries, and it being paid at the rate of twenty-five cents per

hour. was with difficulty we could get into the

VII. Engineers shall be paid thirty cents for body of the hall. The principal rooms of every hour that they remain on duty after ar

rival at the terminal point. They shall not be the State House were kept open during paid for fractional parts of the first hour, but if the day for the benefit of the visiting kept on duty over one hour then shall the first members and their friends, which cer- VIII. All engineers held off and suspended

for any cbarge shall have a speedy hearing, tainly was an act of kindness on the part and if it be shown that he is not to blame shall of the representatives of the state worthy receive full pay of $4.00 per day; the charge

made against him to be investigated and anof our highest appreciation. The Broth-swer given within ten days.

IX. In the case of promoted engineers any ers of Springfield Division have every one of their number may, after the expiration reason to feel proud of their first union of twelve months, demand, in writing, to be

tried and examined as to his proficiency as a meeting, and the compliments paid their first-class engineer. His proficiency shall be hall. Much credit is due the Committee class men working on the division, on which

determined upon the average working of firstof Arrangements for the smoothness with tried, and if found proficient he shall then be

promoted to the rank and pay of a first-class which everything passed off. Brother engineer. Randall made a good presiding officer, any breakage of cars or engines; but if such

X. No engineer shall be made to pay for discharging the duties in an easy, graceful do occur, he shall bave a fair and impartial

trial, and if it be found that he has carelessly The members repaired to the or wantonly damaged the company's property, hall of Division 23, where a couple of he shall be discharged or suspended, as shall hours were spent in listening to an inter

XI. When engineers are deadheading to

any point on the company's business to take change of views and opinions relative to up an engine or train they shall receive half

manner,

the above rates.

MAT COMBS,

the pay they would get for working over the Polish Co., a compound that is in high to be performed. If they make less than half favor with engineers and firemen, and the section, they shall be paid nothing; but if has met with a ready sale on its merits. shall then be paid half of the full section pay Not content with the profits of a legitifor such section; and when on court business they shall be paid for the number of trips they mate agency, this man, W. F. Button, lose, as determined by the number of trips has concocted a vile compound which be made by their engines.

XII. Firemen shall be paid one-balf of all is palming off upon those whom he can XIII. No engineer shall be discharged for delude into buying, as the genuine serving on this or any other committee, nor Matchless Polish, to their infinite disgust for signing this or any other petition, nor for having to do with the presentation of this or upon using. any other petition. JOAN SCOTT.

Our only purpose in this notice is to
Genl. Manager.
J. J. STROBEL, Chair'n,

expose the fraud upon the manufacturF LOCKWOOD, Sec.,

ers of the genuine article, and the libel E. J. DROHAN, ED. MAXWELL,

Committee. upon our profession, and hope thereby

to head him off and bring him to the WM. CAMPBELL, CHAS. GURLEY,

contempt he merits. By reference to the April 13, 1885.

é ad." which may be found on page 438, The above agreement was made by the of this issue, it will be found that the committee without calling upon the

packages of the genuine article have disGrand Chief, and shows what can be ac- tinctive marks, and a little observation complished by concert of action on the will enable all to avoid this palpable part of the men. Since the agreement fraud. We note that the Matchless has pas made the General Manager, Mr. Jolin taken the first premium at the New OrScott, has resigned and Mr. John C. leans Exposition. Gault has been appointed in his place; but we do not think the agreement will be

SPECIAL NOTICES. affected in the least by the change, as Mr.

Brother Thomas Gibney, of Des Moines DiviGault has the reputation of being an hon- sion No. 113, is requested to correspond with

D. A. DOBINSON, F. A.E. orable, high-minded man.

Brother's G. M. Myers and C. Carmody, of Note-An account of the union meetings Little Miami Division No. 34, are requested to held at Nashville, Toledo and Minneapolis will correspond with their Division at once. appear in the August number.

W. E. FISHER, F. A. E.

Brothers John McCoy and Walter Winnie, of ANOTHER FRAUD.

Decatur Division No. 155, are requested to corNearly every day we learn of some spond with their Division. I would also like to party too indolent to earn an honest liv. know the address of Brother J. Whitcomb.

WM. FELTON, F. A. E. ing by the labor of his hands, who is

NEWARK, O., June 8, 1885. traveling about the country and with

MESSRS. EDITORS: We are informed that smooth talk dead-beating his way, and there is a party traveling in the South by the by an unwarranted use of someone's name of Alonzo Hawn, claiming to be an honname, or a worthless imitation of some orary member of Newark Division No. 36, and thing that has proven itself of value as such obtaining assistance. He is not a mem

ber of this Division, and all are warned to be on seeking to benefit himself at the expense their guard against him; he is a fraud, and unof the purchaser and to the detriment of worthy of either recognition or assistance. He those whose purpose it is to furnish such was expelled from this Division ten years ago

for general worthlessness. goods only as will make good their rec

JOHN GORBY, F. A. E. ommendation. The latest case is that of

Brother Peter McQuillen, formerly a member an ex-Pan Handle engineer, who was for of Rochester Division No. 18, but later of a time an agent of the Matchless Metal Northern Tier Division No. 69, has been absent

his Division.

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from his home and family at Rochester for a Division No. 34, a draft for the sum of three year past, and no tidings of him have been re- thousand dollars ($3,000), the full amount due ceived. Any one knowing his whereabouts will me on the insurance policy held by my late busplease correspond with

band. CHARLES THOMAS,

Words cannot express the gratitude and 40 Gorham street, Rochester, N. Y.

thanks that I feel in my heart, personally, and Brother F. D. O'Connell, of Paducah Division for my family, to the members of the Insurance No. 125, has lost his traveling card. If found for the sum received, and I also wish to express, or presented to any one it should be taken up through the JOURNAL, the same to the friends and sent to

F. R. MILLS,

of dear Will, as I know he would wish it, for L. Box 574 Paducah, Ky.

their kindness to him in his last hours of life,

and to me and my fatherless children, But such Wanted to know the whereabouts of Thomas

is the will of God. May you all have the same Connors, a locomotive engineer. If any one

kind attention should misfortune befall any of can give his address they will confer a favor by you; and may you have God's promised grace to informing

JOHN F. STALEY, F. A. E.
Omaha, Neb.

sustain, comfort and direct you in all the ways Brothers R. H. Allen, R. H. Barkholder and of life, will erer be the prayer of your humble

servant. May God be ever with you in everyFrank Carr, of Birmingham Division No. 156, are hereby requested to correspond with their thing you undertake, and always be with your

noble Organization, which has brought so many Division without delay.

blessings to those who are connected with the GEORGE C. ALLEN, F. A. E.

same. I would nerer think it any trouble to do If the withdrawal card of Brother Alfred E.

a favor for any of you should you ever need Lewis, from Division No. 169, granted April 6, one. I am Respectfully yours, 1885, to join elsewhere, is presented to any Di

MRS. UNITY H. ROBINSON. vision for membership, it should be taken up and forwarded to me at once. By order of Di. To the Officers and Members of the Locomotive En

EBIE, Pa., June 4, 1885. vision No. 169. Wu. M. FRAZIER, F. A. E.,

gineers' Mutual Life Insurance Association: 93 Seymour St., Syracuse, N. Y.

GENTLEYES: This is to certify that I have Brother A. A. Fickle, of Marshall Pass Divi- this day received from Hr C. C. Haskins, Secresion No. 199, is hereby notified to correspond tary and Treasurer of Collinwood Division No. with his Division at once.

3, a check for the amount of three thousand B. AMBERSON, F. A. E., Box 56.

dollars ($3,000), in payment of policy held by Brothers E. W. Housington and James Hal- my late husband, Frank Durban. stead, of Rocky Mountain Division No. 103, are

DIRS. F. H. DURBAX. hereby requested to correspond with their Divi

SYRACUSE, June 3, 1885. sion. P. MATHISON, F. A. E.

To the Oficers and Lernbers of the Locomotive EnALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO, May 30, 1885.

gineers' Jutual Life Insurance Association: One John M. Buckley, formerly an engineer on the A. T. & S. F. R. R., later, a saloon keep-Sidney Watkins, Secretary and Treasurer of

GENTLEMEN: I have this day receired from er, has left a worthy wife and two fine children in California, in destitute circumstances; has Syracuse Division No. 169, a draft for the sum

of three thousand dollars ($3,000), the full bilked everyone he possibly could, and betrayed all trust reposed in him; has used Masonry and amount due me on the insurance policy held by

my late husband. the B. of L. E. to accomplish his ends. He is a

Please accept my heartfelt thanks for the villain and a liar of the deepest dye. Please

same, and wishing the Association every sucpost him in the JOURNAL for the good of all.

cess, I am

Respectfully yours,
W. J. RIBLEY, Div. 264, San Marcial.

MRS, CHARLES MILLER.
CORRECTION.

COLUMBUS, O., June 3, 1885. For Henry M. Wilson, expelled, in June JOUR- To the Officers and members of the Locomotive En

gineers' Hutual Life Insurance Association: NAL, for drunkenness read for non-payment of

GENTLEMEN: I have this day received, from dues.

Mr. J. Cassell, Secretary and Treasurer of Little ACKNOWLEDGMENTS.

Miami Division No. 31, a draft for the sum of CINCINNATI, O., June 3, 1885. three thousand dollars ($3,000), the full amount To the Officers and Members of the Locomotive due me on the policy held by my late husband, Engineers' Mutual Life Insurance Association: George G. Barbee.

GENTLEMEN: I have this day received from Please accept my sincere thanks. I also wish Mr. John Cassell, Secretary of Little Miami to tender the Brotherhood, and particularly the

members of Division No. 34, my heartfelt grat- 1872. Died of general paralysis. Insurance itude for their many acts of kindness. Hoping payable to MRS. MARGARET BRYAN. that He who shapes the destinies of men may

ASSESSMENT NO. 656. preserve the members of your Brotherhood, June 16, 1885. Brother SYLVESTER W. I am Yours respectfully,

WALKER, of Indianapolis Division No. 11.

Admitted April 11, 1882. Died of self-poison

LIDA BARBEE. ing. Insurance payable to MRS. MARY WALKER. SPARTANBURG, S. C., June 13, 1885.

Assessable members, 4,209. To the Officers and Members of the Locomotive En- Total membership to date, 4,222 gineer's' Mutual Life Insurance Association: An assessment of one dollar per member for

GENTLEMEN: I have this day received from the payment of each of the above claims is James F. Lowe, Secretary and Treasurer of hereby ordered to be collected and forwarded Palmetto Division No. 85, a draft for the sum of to the General Secretary within thirty days three thousand dollars ($3,000), the full amount from date of notice. due me on the Insurance policy held by my late

Members of the Insurance will remit to their husband, B. F. Eaker.

Secretary within thirty days from date of this Please accept thanks for the same, and wish notice, and the Secretaries to the General Secreing the Association every success, I am

tary within ten days thereafter, on penalty of Respectfully yours,

forfeiting their membership, failing to do so. S. T. EAKER.

Yours, etc., To the Officers and Members of the Locomotive En

T. S. INGRAHAM, Gen'l Sec. gineers' Mutual Life Insurance Association: P. M. ARTHUR, President. LA FAYETTE, IND., May 12, 1885.

OBITUARIES. GENTLEMEN: I desire to acknowledge the receipt of three thousand dollars ($3,000), due

Brother James McGuire, of La Fayette Divime on the policy of insurance held by my late sion No. 7, died recently. husband, C. A. Smith, who met his death on Lucretia, wife of Brother T. 0. Bailey, of December 11, 1884, while on duty.

Bloomington Division No. 29, died at Rawlins, I wish to express my thanks to the members Wyoming Territory, May 12, 1885. of Division No. 207, for their sympathy and Brother Gilbert Slocum, of Manhattan Divikindness to me when death and bereavement sion No. 131, died of consumption, May 20, 1885. came so suddenly. I especially want to thank

Brother John Sexton, of Louisville Division Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Berry, of Atlanta, Ga.; also, No. 78, died June 1, 1885. Mr. James D. Harris, of Atlanta, and Mr. Ed.

Appropriate resolutions were adopted in each Long, of La Fayette, Ind., Division No. 7, for the great kindness I received from them, and of the above instances. which shall never be forgotten by me. May the At a regular meeting of Clinton Div. 125, B. Brotherhood continue to prosper in the future of L. E., the following preamble and resolutions as in the past, and may God bless each and all / were unanimously adopted: with his love. I am Very respectfully,

WHEREAS, It has pleased the divine will of

our Heavenly Creator to remove from our midst MRS. O. J. SMITH.

our respected brother engineer, John Mooney,

who died from injuries received by his engine LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEERS' MUTUAL LIFE | leaving the track near Anamosa, on the Iowa INSURANCE ASSOCIATION.

Midland branch of the C. & N. W. Railway, on

April 2, 1885; therefore be it
CLEVELAND, June 30, 1885.

Resolved, That we, his brother engineers, ASSESSMENT NOTICES Nos. 654, 655 AND 656.

deeply deplore the calamity that has overtaken To the Secretary and Treasurer of Division No.- and cut down our Brother in the full vigor of You are hereby notified of the death of the manhood, and spread desolation both in his

own home and that of his widowed mother. following members of this Association, and Resolved, That we extend to his bereaved. ordered to collect an assessment of one dollar widow and relatives our heartfelt sympathy in for the payment of each of the following claims the sorrow they are called upon to bear, assur

ing them that his name will be ever cherished from all who were members of this Association in kind remembrance by the members of Divi. at the time these deaths occurred.

sion No 125.

Resolved. As a further token of respect. we ASSESSMENT No. 654.

will cause our hall to be draped in mourning June 3, 1885. Brother ROBERT DUDLEY, of for the period of thirty days. West Philadelphia Div. No. 45. Admitted July

Resolved, That Clinton Division 125, extond 21, 1868. Died of Bright's disease of the kid- their sincere thanks to Mr. S. J. Mills for his neys. Insurance payable to MRS. ELIZA DUD- | kindness in furnishing a special train to convey

the remains of our departed Brother to his ASSESSMENT NO. 655.

home in Clinton, and to all others who kindly June 5, 1885. Brother WILLIAM BRYAN, of assisted in making. Brother Mooney's injuries Chillicothe Division No. 65. Admitted July 27 as bearable as possible.

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Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be

COLUMBUS, OHIO, June 5, 1885. presented to his widow, to his mother, and also

MESSRS. EDITORS: The wives, mothers, sispublished in the Clinton daily papers and a copy sent to the ENGINEERS JOURNAL for publica ters, daughters, and lady friends of the memtion.

bers of L. M. Division No. 34, having read in JAMES BAILEY,

the JOURNAL of the good times the several DiB. S. KEITH, Committee. L ZEIGENFUS,

visione

their socials, came to the conclusion that DiviSYRACUSE, June 1, 1885.

sion 34 could have a pleasant time also. So on MESSRS. EDITORS: The following lines are respectfully dedicated to Wm. F. Frazier, F. A. May 18th, a meeting was called at the residence E. of Division No. 169, on the death of his last of Brother John Cassell. Mrs. John Cassell, paternal cousin, a lady of great intellectual Mrs. Wm. Harkness and Mrs. S. S. Colburn ability and an earnest Christian, dearly beloved by all who knew her.

were appointed a committee to make arrange

ments for holding a social on the evening of Thou messenger of good and ill, Go tell to those I love,

June 3d, at Division Hall. When the time arTo all who in my suffering hours

rived, our Division room never before witnessTheir constancy did prove

ed such an array of beauty, and I assure you The father dear, the mother good,

that the members who were so fortunate as to Tell them, that though the rod

be present were very highly entertained. Falls heavy on their aged heads

After a time spent in general conversation. To trust the "Living God."

the band struck up a lively air, and those who He chasteneth whom He loveth.

wished to indulge did so; and, Messrs. Editors, So husband kind, mourn not,

the way some of those old bald-headed memRemember He will give you cheer,

bers tripped the light fantastic was a caution Though lonely be your lot.

to us younger Brothers. Mourn not for me as lost to you,

About ten o'clock the assemblage was called But only “gone before."

to order by our F. A. E., who in the name of Rejoice that suffering for me

Mrs. John Cassell presented to the Division a Is passed forever more.

beautiful hand-painted velvet banner, bearing

the inscription “Division No. 34, B. of L. E., I almost felt to murmur

and the motto of our Organization, the work That I could not be spared,

of her own hand. That for those darling children

The committee then presented to Bro. B. D. I might tenderly have cared;

Goodell, our worthy Chief Engineer, a massive To teach them now while in their youth gold-headed cane from the ladies of the DiviOn Jesus to rely,

sion. Bro. G. not being able to be present on And believe His blessed promise

account of sickness, his daughter, Miss Belle, That we'll see Him by and by.

received the cane in his name, with very appro

priate remarks. But I looked within His book and read,

Refreshments were then served, after which Remember I am God;'

dancing was resumed, and continued until midI bowed my head submissive then

night, when all departed for their homes feelTo tread the path He trod. I know He will protect them,

ing that it was good to have been there, and

wishing many returns. My Saviour good and just;

Fraternally,

W. E. F.
And we'll dwell with Him in spirit

When our bodies turn to dust.
Bear to my friends so far away

VOTES OF THANKS.
Kind messages of love.

CLIFTON FORGE, May 24, 1885.
Oh, shed o'er me no bitter tears,
But trust the God I love.

At a regular meeting of Division No. 38, B. of
I'll wait the coming of you all,

L. E., at Clifton Forge, May 17th, the following
When from earth's chains you're free,
And united in our heavenly home,

resolutions were unanimously adopted:
We'll praise the Trinity.

Resolved, That the members of Division vo. Mrs. I, C. A. 38 tender their sincere thanks to our General

Manager, C. W. Smith, of the C. & O. R. R.,

for courtesies extended to us by him, in grantWEDDING BELLS.

ing our request to carry Brotherhood men over

our road in searoh of positions. At the First Reformed Church, Bayone, N. J.,

Resolred, That a copy of these resolutions be Miss Nellie Small, daughter of Mr. Ř. G. Small, sent to Mr. C. W. Smith, also be sent to the Exwas married to Mr. A. Stillwell VanBuskirk. GINEERS: JOURNAL for publication.

R. I. SWEETWOOD,
The ceremony was performed by Rev. W. W.

M. H. HAND,

Committee.
Knox. The bride wore a traveling suit of costly

J. A. TABLER,
material, Mr. J. H. Platt, of New York City,
acted as groomsman. Messrs. G. S. Stitt. H.

NORTH PLATTE, NEB., May 15, 1985.
Winchester, DeWitt Van Buskirk and J. Groen-
dyke, acted as ushers. The church was hand- At a regular meeting of Grand Island Div. $8,
somely decorated with flowers, and as the B. of L. E., May 15, 1885, the following resolu-
bridal party entered, the bridal march from
“Lohengrin” was played. While they were

tions were unanimously adopted: leaving the sacred edifice Mendelssohn's * Wed- Resolved, That the thanks of this Division are ding March " was played.

due and are hereby tendered to S. R. Callaway,

SUALL-VAN BUSKIRK.

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