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Brothers George Wadham, M. McGee, B. W. Vannetten, C. W. Gordon and R. Winters, are requested to correspond with Division 178 immediately, P. H. BRATTEN, F. A. E. Pro Tem. A SON LOST.
Information will be thankfully received of the whereabouts of Willie Arnold, son of Mrs. Florence Arnold, No. 14 Geary street, San Francisco, California. He is twenty years old and has not been heard from for four years.
MINNEAPOLIS. June 17, 1885. To the Officers and Members of the Locomotive Engineers' Mutual Life Insurance Association: GENTLEMEN: I have this day received from Chas. A. Beebe, Secretary of Sanborn Division No. 117, a check for the amount of three thousand dollars ($3,000), payment of insurance policy on my husband's life.
as insurance payable to me on policy held by
Thanking you for the same and for the delegation from the Association attending the funeral, I am Yours very respectfully, MRS. C. H. MCCLENTIC. DECATUR, ILL., July 3, 1885. To the Officers and Members of the Locomotive gineers' Mutual Life Insurance Association: GENTLEMEN: I have this day received from Mr. A. McNeil, Secretary and Treasurer of Decatur Division No. 155, a draft for the sum of three thousand dollars ($3,000), the full amount due me on the insurance policy held by my late husband, John W. Knight.
Please accept thanks for the same, and wishing the Association every success, I am Respectfully yours,
WASHINGTON, D. C., July 10, 1885.
Please accept thanks for the same, and may
To the Officers and Members of the Locomotive Engineers' Mutual Life Insurance Association: GENTLEMEN: I have this day received from En-Ridgway Gauntt, Secretary and Treasurer of Camden Division No. 22, a draft for the sum of three thousand dollars ($3,000), the full amount due me on the policy held by my late husband,
Samuel B. Stewart.
MRS. JOHN W. KNIGHT.
SIOUX CITY, Ia., July 14, 1885. To the Officers and Members of the Locomotive Engineers' Mutual Life Insurance Association: GENTLEMEN: I have this day received, from Wm. Stigler, Secretary of Revival Division No. 194, a draft for the sum of three thousand dollars ($3,000), the full amount due me on the insurance policy held by my late son, Joseph Fahey.
Please accept my heartfelt thanks for the
To the Officers and Members of the Locomotive En-
Words are inadequate to express to the Brotherhood my heartfelt thanks, or to the members of Division No. 96 my gratitude for their kind assistance in my great bereavement. Coming in daily contact with you, as I do, I trust the feeling will possess you all that, short of filial duty, any request you may make of me, when it can consistently be done, will be readily MRS. MARY FAHEY. granted. The respect I bear you is something CINCINNATI, O., July 8, 1885. beyond mere friendship's esteem, for the ties To the Officers and Members of the Locomotive of remembrance end not at the grave. TrustEngineers' Mutual Life Insurance Association: ing as the years roll on, opportunity may offer GENTLEMEN: In to-day acknowledging the to prove my sincerity, and that the same prinreceipt of the three thousand dollars ($3,000), I ciples which now govern your Organization
Please accept my sincere thanks. I also wish to express my gratitude to Division 194, for their kindness during his sickness.
may ever rule it, for in that lies insured success. to the General Secretary within thirty
from date of notice.
Members of the Insurance will remit to their Secretary within thirty days from date of this
LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEERS' MUTUAL LIFE notice, and the Secretaries to the General Secretary within ten days thereafter, on penalty of forfeiting their membership, failing to do so. Yours, etc.,
T. S. INGRAHAM, Gen'l Sec. P. M. ARTHUR, President.
INSURANCE ASSOCIATION. CLEVELAND, July 31, 1885. ASSESSMENT NOTICES Nos. 657, 658, 659, 660, 661, 662, 663 AND 664, To the Secretary and Treasurer of Division No.You are hereby notified of the death of the following members of this Association, and ordered to collect an assessment of one dollar
Mrs. P. J. Hutson, wife of Brother P. J. Hut
for the payment of each of the following claims son, of Pee Dee Division No. 265, died after a
from all who were members of this Association at the time these deaths occurred.
lingering illness, April, 1885.
Mrs. Emma M. Bronson, wife of Brother J. H. Bronson, died May 18, 1885.
Brother Burr D. Goodell, C. E. of Little Miami Division No. 34, died of heart disease, June 21, 1885.
ASSESSMENT No. 657.
June 18, 1885. Brother “UNCLE" GAD. LYMAN, of Newark City Division No. 105. Admitted August 3, 1869. Died of brain fever. Insurance payable to MRS. CECILIA LYman.
ASSESSMENT No. 658.
June 21, 1885. Brother BURR D. GOODELL, of Little Miami Division No. 34. Admitted December 4, 1883. Died of heart disease. Insurance payable to MRS. NANCY GOODELL.
Mrs. W. A. Viar, wife of Brother Wm. A Viar, of Richmond Division No. 26, died May,
Louisa V.. wife of Brother H. B. Nicholson, of Capitol Division No. 160, died of consumption, July 9, 1885.
Nellie, daughter of Brother E. C. Bradford, of Denver Division No. 186, died of gastric fever, May 24, 1885.
Brother Philip Sonauss, of St. Louis Division No. 49, died April 6, 1885.
Appropriate resolutions were adopted in each of the above instances.
Of tubercular meningitis, Martie L., the only son of Martin L. Gorman, engineer of the St. Paul R. R., died Sunday afternoon, July 5th, 1885, at Wilwaukee, Wis., 371 Virginia street, aged thirteen years, four months and fifteen days.
Those who were acquainted with "Little Martie" do not need to be told that he gave unusual promise of a noble manhood. Reserved and quick in disposition, studious far beyond his years, refined and courteous in his manner, he entirely merited the deep affection in which he was held by his parents and many friends, whose profound sorrow in his loss none but themselves can know. He had been a victim of this dreaded disease for years, had been confined to his couch since the first surgical operation on his back and hip, some eighteen months ago. Although he had been ill so long his death came very suddenly. For the last five weeks there had been a noticeable improve ment in his health. During the closing hours of his sickness he was wholly unconscious, and in that state his precious spirit forsook his suffering body. If there be virtue in amiability and worth, the sod will press lightly on his gentle breast
M. S. V.
TOLEDO, O., July 16, 1885. The following resolutions were adopted by Corn City Division No. 4, July 14, 1885:
WHEREAS, It has pleased God, in His infinite wisdom, to take from us our late Brother, Wm. E. Phillips, who came to a sudden death by
drowning, near Parsons, Kansas, while in the discharge of his duty;
Resolved, That by the death of Brother Phillips the B. of L. E. has lost a good friend and member, one who was always ready to help a Brother, when it was in his power to do so; his father and mother and family a kind and affectionate son and brother.
Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be
At a regular meeting of Denver Division 186, the following preamble and resolutions were adopted:
Resolved, That we sympathize with the widow, relatives and friends of our deceased Brother, and tender them our heartfelt sympathy in this their trying hour.
Resolved, That as a token of respect for our departed Brother our charter be draped in mourning for the space of thirty days.
Resolved, That a copy of the resolutions be published in the JOURNAL, and that a copy of the same be presented to the widow of our deceased Brother.
E. C. BRADFord,
WHEREAS, It has pleased Divine Providence to remove from among us our worthy Brother, Charles J. Fick, who was drowned at Cheyenne, Wyoming Territory, on May 31, the boat having capsized, therefore be it
Resolved, That we deeply feel his loss and sincerely regret that he should be called from among us so suddenly; yet we bow in submission sion to the will of our Divine Maker.
MACON, GA, June 21, 1885. At a regular meeting of Division 210, held this day, the following preamble and tions were adopted:
B. T. COLE,
WHEREAS, The Almighty has in his infinite wisdom seen fit to call home our beloved and highly esteemed Brother, Jas. S. Clementce, who was killed on Tybee Island R. R., June 14, 1885, by being knocked from his train by a projecting limb of a tree, therefore be it
Resolved, That by his death the Brotherhood has lost a warm advocate of its principles, his friends have lost one whom, for his many virtues, they all admired, and his family a dutiful son and affectionate brother; and be it further Resolved, That we extend our heartfelt sympathy to his grief stricken family, believing that in their loss is his gain.
Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be sent to his family, and also be published in our JOURNAL, and our hall be draped in mourning thirty days.
Resolved, That while we mourn the loss of a true Brother and a reliable friend to the Brotherhood, we will not forget that we, too, are mortal, that these frail tenements of ours, possessing so much strength and vigor, must in a short time, like his, become the inmates of the narrow house in the city of the dead, and our spirits return to God who gave us existence.
Resolved, That we deeply sympathize with the aged parents, who are called upon to suffer the disseverance of all earthly ties to their proudest hopes, stricken down in the midst of health and happiness.
At a regular meeting of Ft. Scott Division No. 92, B. of L. E., held in their hall, July 12, 1885, the following preamble and resolutions were unanimously adopted:
WHEREAS, It is with regret we are called up on to record the death of our worthy Brother Robert Ross, who lost his life by running into a washout on the Springfield Division of the Kansas City, Fort Scott & Gulf Railroad, July 2, 1885; therefore be it
Resolved, That the thanks of this Division be tendered to the Kansas City, Fort Scott & Gulf Railroad Co. for kindness in furnishing transportation for our deceased Brother to Sherbrook, Canada.
DEATH OF A VETERAN BROTHER.
Little did we think when writing up the biography of our late Brother, Uncle Gad. Lyman, (which will be found in the February number of this JOURNAL for 1884,) that we would so soon be called upon to announce his departure from this life. He was suddenly stricken down with congestive chills and brain Committee. trouble, which resulted in his death on the 18th of June last. His funeral. which occurred on Sunday, June 21st, from his late residence, was largely attended by members of the fraternity, and personal friends and relatives. A delegaresolution from Division 105, of which Uncle Gad. was for many years the highly respected Chaplain, attended in a body, and escorted the remains to Woodlawn Cemetery, where they were interred with proper ceremonies.
A funeral train was furnished for the occasion by the officers of the N. Y. C. & H. R. R. R., as a mark of respect for one of the oldest and best of locomotive engineers. The leading New York daily papers gave extensive accounts of the life. death, and funeral of our honored Brother.
Resolved, That in token of respect for our worthy Brother, our charter be draped in mourning for thirty days, and a copy of these resolutions be entered on the minutes of the Division, and be published in the Fort Scott daily papers, and in the ENGINEERS' MONTHLY JOURNAL, and a copy, with the seal of the Diviattached, be presented to the parents, brothers and sisters of our deceased Brother. W. A. RUNYAN, JAMES BALL,
J. V. RUMSTEAD,
Resolutions of condolence and respect were adopted by Division 105, a copy of which will be provided for the sorrowing family, who are at this time entitled to the consideration and sympathies of all right minded Brothers.
Let us all imitate the examples of this worthy Brother, and try and merit the good will and respect of all, while living, and see that those left behind us have enough of the fruits of our labors to keep the wolf from our door. COMMITTEE.
By order of Division 105.
CHANGE OF HALL.
MESSRS. EDITORS: Americano Division No. 224 would beg leave to mention in the JOURNAL its change of hall from Calle de Alemeda to Calle de 200 Independencia No. 3.
All members of the Brotherhood who, while in Mexico, honored us with a call, will remem ber the quaint old building in which this Division held its meetings. This building, which
covers nearly an acre of ground, once belonged
Two large doors, worm-eaten and decayed, open from the narrow street, and the visitor is shown a large hall on either side of which are large rooms whose doors are walled up with granite blocks cut oblong and cemented together. At the lower end of the hall is a flight of stairs leading to the second story of the building where the visitor faces a long corridor, from which other corridors branch off into the various of the
of these corridors are cells, whose doors like
Our room had four windows on one side
But we will be pleased to show any visiting Brothers our new hall, which in neatness and location rival many we have seen in the United
W. H. RICE,
It having been decided by the members of Division No. 100 to entertain the wives and lady of the this Division on Satfriends of the members of this Division on Saturday eve, July 4th, it was accordingly carried out and the Division opened in due form. The arrival of the guests in the ante-room was properly made known to the Chief Engineer, Brother F. H. Robinson, and the Division closed informally. After entering, they surprised the Division very much by presenting it with some very valuable presents, through their commitmittee, composed of the following named ladies: Mesdames Clark, Curry, Robinson, Henderson, Sullivan and Berry. Mrs. Clark, on behalf of the ladies, made the presentation speech, which was very complimentary to the Division. The articles were a tastefully ornaafter-mented altar cloth and a highly decorated cover for the Chief's stand, with the letters "B. L. E." beautifully inscribed thereon,
The worthy Chief responded in a very appropriate address, highly complimentary to the ladies for their kind wishes for the welfare of the Division, after which the Chief called on several of the Brothers, who responded in some choice remarks. Master Mechanics Cook and Hovey, who were present as honored guests, also addressed the audience with some very complimentary remarks favorable to t welfare of the Division.
Here the Chief being notified that the refreshments in the ante-room were ready to be served, the order was given to retire and partake of the same. The luscious ice cream and cake vanished rapidly. After refreshments were partaken of the company mingled in social converse, which seemed to be universally enjoyed,
Brothers were then invited to inspect the rooms in the middle story, where they found a bounteous collation spread, under which the tables fairly groaned, of which all were invited to partake, and to which we did ample justice.
After all had been served, they again repaired to the Division room, where, in music and general conversation, several happy hours were spent, when all returned to their respective homes delighted with the pleasures of the hourand leaving behind them many kind remembrances, not soon to be forgotten.
Phillipsburg Division No. 30, was called to order Sunday, April 19, at 1:30 o'clock p. m., Brother James Flood, C. E., presiding. After the usual routine of business had been gone through with, and the Division was about to close, there was an alarm at the outer door and a call for Brother Rustay, F. A. E., in the anteroom. Brother Rustay complied with the request, but soon returned with a frightened look on his countenance, saying, "Boys, you will have to vacate your seats, for there are ladies enough out there to fill them all." And before the members could recover from their great surprise, the door was thrown open and a large delegation of ladies, headed by Mrs. Rustay and Mrs. Dodd, came filing into the room, accompanied by Mr. T. D. Tanner, reporter for the Easton Free Press, who, in a neat and appropriate speech, in behalf of the ladies presented the Division with a beautiful and costly set of regalia, consisting of eight pieces.
Brothers Shedd and Laur responded, and in a few appropriate remarks accepted the beautiful gift of the ladies for the Division. The members of the Division and their visiting
ADMITTED BY CARD.
155-Charles O'Neal, from Div. 37.
4-T. W. Carpenter, from Div. 163.
230-Warren Ambrose, from Div. 223.
James Barbaro, G. F. Malone and T. J.
Charles Hammond, from Div. 181.
7-C. Shriver, from Div. 120.
James Cullan, from Div. 129. 267-John A. Totner, from Div. 99. 224-James Garvin, from Div. 187.
Robert Robertson, from Div. 110.
Wm. Stancliff, from Div. 16.
Mahlon Driesbach, from Div. 137. 159-W. W. Durlin, from Div. 112. 96-P. O'Neil and T. F. Kennedy, from Div. 10.
101-A. Surgeon, to join elsewhere.
James Donovan, to join Div. 150. 232-F. A. Casey, to join Div. 61. 155-G. O. Goss, to join Div. 92. 19-A. Mullin, to join Div. 8. 207-G. W. Garvin, to join elsewhere. 34-Chas. S. Jessup, to join Div. 35.
P. W. Naughton, to join Div. 95. Alexander Kennedy, to join elsewhere. 112-D. J. Baker and Wm. Palmer, to join elsewhere.
200-E. Sturges, to join elsewhere.
9-Joseph Matthews, to join Div. 159. 156-J. H. Yuckley and W. T. Ferguson, to join elsewhere.
217-Wm. Platt, to join Div. 219.
C. S. Larison, to join Div. 238. 70-James Hudson, to join Div. 1.
M. C. Rowan, to join elsewhere. Alex Mowat, to join Div. 76. 197-Frank Parker, to join elsewhere.
158-E. W. Kells and James Abby, to join elsewhere.
124-H. E. Colton, to join Div. 208. 41-A. R. Vanwormer, to join Div. 54. 46-John Nichols, to join Div. 217. 120-C. M. Shriver, to join Div. 7. 154-Charles Joyce, to join Div. 207. 123-J. W. Evans, to join elsewhere. 26-L. Bryant, to join Div. 84. 100-Geo. W. Washburne, to join Div. 280. 96-John O. Warren, to join Div. 258. 182-John W. Scott, W. H. Cook, L. Hardison, Chas. Cobb, E. L. Morgan, Jos. Gregory, M. T. Rice and G. F. Malone, to join elsewhere. 35-Frank L. Shadley, to join elsewhere. 52-P. McKenna, to join Div. 78. 65-George Carbin, to join Div. 282. 1-J. S. Wright, to join Div. 66.