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transportation. The inventive genius of our long and useful future, and may the respect people, exercised largely by those you repres- and confidence of the publio continue to follow ent in your Order, outstrips the world; and the career of the Brotherhood of Looomotive America has the best managed railways, the Engineers. [Applause.] best locomotives and the best engineers on the face of the globe. This is no idle boast, it is After the conclusion of the address, our pride and our security, and we do well to Bro. Vail introduced the Grand Chief, realize and appreciate it. The American people are a nation of giants, our destiny is to who got a welcome from the audience rule the world; we are weak at present upon the sea, but the time is coming when American which he has every reason to be proud genius and American mechanics will fit out a navy which will challenge the wholesome re

of. We doubt if it had ever been exspect of Christendom.

ceeded by any previous gathering. When It was in September, 1840, that the Scrantons and their associates made their purchase in we consider that but

we consider that but about eight short Slocum Hollow, now the site of the city which bears their name. The settlement then con- years previous any person who would sisted of a school house, a cooper's shop, a predict the holding of a Union Meeting grist mill, a saw mill and five dwellings. The first blast furnace was blown in January, 1842. at Scranton, and special traips to carry The census of 1850 gave the village a popula- the Brothers to the city would be placed tion of 1,396. Our progress the first ten years was slow, our railroad bars was drawn by six- at our disposal by the officials of the D., mule teams great distances over the mountain, our only other market being down the canal L. & W. R. R., and that there would be from Pittston.

In 1851 the iron horse supplanted the mule a Division of the Order there, named the teams and we began to flourish perceptibly. In Sam Sloan Division 276, he would be 1860 Scranton borough bad 9,223 inhabitants. We were incorporated a city in 1866, and in considered a visionary romancer from 1870 had a population of 35,092. In 1800 we had outstripped Reading and had become the third the realms of Utopia. Verily we are city in the State in size and importance. This progressing, and perhaps the key to our position we now hold unchallenged, our population having reached 65,000 to 70,000. Our success may be found, by those who growth and prosperity have been phenomenal and are without parallel among eastern cities. doubt, in the sterling remarks which Bro. For enterprising public spirit and the broad- Arthur delivered on the occasion. gauge liberality of its people Scranton has long been famous; it is also one of the most orderly As the well-known form of our Grand and easily governed cities in the country. We are largely a cosmopolitan people; there is lit- Chief advanced to the center of the tle, if any, hereditary wealth here. Scrantonians are what their own individual efforts and stage, ere he had time to glance over the opportunicies have made them. Our early set: vast audience, the huzzah of loyal weltlers and founders of the place were men of limited means; the millions of capital which come resounded again and again through bave flowed in here

to erect our great public the beautiful Opera House. works, develop our mines and build our railroads came from New York and New England. he be proud of the position he has gainOur richest citizens were poor forty years ago; there are instances among them of those who ed in the hearts of his Brothers, Never were wage-workers, at small pay, within a less period. Our residents are thus self-made peo

was man more loyally welcomed than ple, and, consequently, selt-reliant and pro- now, and for over an hour he was listengressive.

I am glad to say that our locomotive engin ed to throughout with pleasure as he eers have enjoyed a share of the general thrift and prosperity. How can it be o herwise when gave a complete history of our Brotherwe find Éi. Adams running the

same train for hood, its objects, aims, and purposes. twenty five years, and Lew. Whitmore, Orlando Taylor, and Eli Vail in continuous ser- The address was replete with sound advice upou the D., L. & W. periods almost if not

vice and counsel to the Brothers. Want quite as long. Nearly all of the engineers on the main line of that company have been of space will deter ,us from giving the "mado" upon the road-promoted from firemen-and their length of service speaks vol- speech in full. umes for their own characters and for General Manager Halstead.

After the applause had subsided on the , , extended me in the privilege of meeting you concluding of the address, Bro. Vail to-day. I am glad to know

Grand Chief Arthur, again called on Shandy Maguire, who about whom we hear so much, and whose ofiticial career commands universal respect. It is entertained the audience with a humorno easy task to solve the knotty problems

ous recitation. thrust upon him; it is no little credit to your general membership, gentlemen, to have won Rev. J. E. Price requested to say a your reputation for moderation and fairness. May your present prosperity be indicative of a few closing words, which was most

Well may

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cheerfully granted. He said that after hearing the address of our Chief we could consider him our most devoted friend.

CLEVELAND, OCTOBER, 1886. He then pronounced the benediction, and brought to a close one of the most

TRANSPORTATION FOR DELEGATES. enjoyable gatherings the Organization

The following named roads will pass has ever held. Before departing for their delegates and their wives to and from the homes the following resolution of thanks Convention to be held in the City of New was unanimously adopted by a rising vote: York, commencing Wednesday, October

Resolved, That we tender to the officials of 20th, on presentation of credentials, prothe D., L. & W. R. R., the L. & S., P & R., Brooklyn Elevated and all others who contrib- perly signed, and bearing the seal of the uted to the success of our Union Meeting by Division to which the delegate is acfurnishing us transportation, our most sincere and hearty thanksį and while we live we shall

while we live we shall credited, viz: keep such kindness in grateful remembrance, and show our appreciation of the same by at- Delaware, Lackawanna & Western; tention to those duties exacted of us which contribute to the success of the corporations; Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific; Louisand that we earnestly pray the present friend. ville & Nashville; Chicago, Alton & St. ly feeling existing between us may continue during the future as warmly as at present. Louis; Missouri Pacific, proper and

Thus closed one of the most successful branches; Missouri, Kansas & Texas; gatherings of the series of Union Meet- Certral Branch U. P.; St. Louis & Iron ings of the year, one which will remain Mountain; International & Great Northin fond remembrance with all who parti- ern; Southern Kansas; New Orleans & cipated in it. It will be noted for many Pacific; Baltimore & Ohio, from Oct. genuine acts of fraternity, but by none 10th to Nov. 5th; Central R. R. of more so than the novel ride of the Georgia; St. Louis, Arkansas & Texas; thirteen Brothers of Div. 166 who were Texas & Pacific; Connecticut & Pasdetermined to overcome the obstacles sumpsic River; Flint & Pere Marquette; thrown in their way to prevent their at- Chicago & Atlantic; Cincinnati, Indiantendance, but who laughed at opposition, apolis, St. Louis & Chicago; St. Louis and hired three carriages and rode a dis. Bridge Co.; F. & P. M. R. R. steamers tance of seventeen miles, from Carbon- between Milwaukee and Ludington; Litdale to Scranton, where they arrived tle Rock & Fort Smith; Little Rock, travel-stained, dusty and jovial, and Missouri River & Texas; Cincinnati, when they told of their novel method of Washington & Baltimore; Vandalia Line; joining us, they became the heroes of the Louisville, New Orleans & Texas; Utah day.

Central; Milwaukee & Northern; Green Many more things deserve special men- Bay, Winona & St. Paul; Memphis & tion, but we regret that the space at our Charleston; Minneapolis & St. Louis; disposal will not permit us to note thene; Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis; Virbut we shall fondly remember the good ginia Midland; Denver & Rio Grande, people of Scranton, and earnestly hope Oct. 7th to 19th going, Oct. 25th to Nov. that at some future time we may have 7th returning; Newport News & Missisthe pleasure of again meeting with them sippi Valley, Western Division; Chesaunder as favorable circumstances as on peake, Ohio & Southwestern, Western this memorable occasion,

Division; Queen & Crescent; Columbus, Our union meetings are always enjoy- Hocking Valley & Toledo; Kansas City, able, and always serve to renew and in- St. Joseph & Council Bluffs; St. Joseph crease the interest of the Brothers.

& Grand Island; St. Joseph & St. Louis;

ROADS PASSING DELEGATES ONLY ON

CREDENTIALS.

Southeastern Railway of Canada; St. selves and wives over the Atchison, To-
Louis & Cairo Short Line; Mobile & peka & Santa Fe R. R. by making appli-
Ohio; Memphis & Little Rock; Rochester cation to Bro. W. H. Wood, F. A. E,
& Pittsburgh; Columbus & Cincinnati Div. 234, Hancock and Second streets,
Midland; Ohio & Mississippi; Chicago, Topeka, Kas.
Burlington & Quincy; Scioto Valley. Delegates may obtain passes for them-

selves and wives over the Philadelphia &

Reading R. R. and leased lines by makCarolina Central; St. Louis & San 206 Pacific avenue, Jersey City, under

application to Bro. W. N. Clapp, No. Francisco; Troy & Boston; Mobile & seal of Division, also state name of road Ohio; Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe; Han- the delegate is employed upon. nibal & St. Joseph; Boston, Hoosac Tun

Delegates may obtain passes for themnel & Western; Western & Atlantic; selves and wives over the Illinois Central East Tennessee, Virginia & Georgia; At- R. R. by making application to Bro. W. lanta & West Point; Chesapeake & Ohio; T. Perry, C. E., Div. No 10, No. 1228 Richmond & Alleghany and Coast Line. Indiana avenue, Chicago, Ill., under seal

Delegates may obtain passes over the of Division. New York, New Haven & Hartford R. Delegates may obtain passes over the R. for themselves and wives by making Southern Pacific R. R. by making appliapplication under seal of Division to Bro. cation to Bro. R. W. Gray, 558 East 11thi Thos. G. Hinckley, 53 Winthrop street, street, East Oakland, Cal. Springfield, Mass.

Delegates may obtain passes over the Delegates may obtain passes over the Rome, Watertown & Ogdensburg R. R. Grand Rapids & Indiana R. R. for them- also the Utica & Black River R. R., selves and wives by making application which is a part of the R., W. &0. systo Bro. F. J. Terry, No. 769 Hall street, tem, by making application to Bro. Geo. by letter endorsed by the Superintendent Hay, 73 West Utica street, Oswego, N. of the Road by which the delegate is em- | Y., under seal of Division. ployed.

Passes will be furnished delegates who

wish to go over the New York, Chicago Delegates may obtain passes for themselves and wives over the Northern Pa- & St. Louis R. R. by making application cific R. R. by making application to Bro. to C. D. Gorham, Esq., Gen. SuperinJ. E. Goodman, lock box 1513, Brainard, tendent, Fort Wayne, Ind., or to J. D.

Lockwood, Agent, Chicago, Ill. Minn.

Passes will be furnished delegates and Delegates may obtain passes over the

wives who wish to go over the Burlington Northern Department of the Delaware & Hudson Canal Co. R. R. by making ap- tion of credentials to the Agent at Den

& Missouri River R. R. upon presentaplication under seal of Division to Bro. tion of credentials to the Agent at Den

ver and Pacific Junction, Nebraska. Geo. A. · Hydoon, 134 George street, Green Island, New York.

Passes will be furnished delegates and Delegates may obtain passes for them. wives who wish to go over the Cincinselves and wives over the Chicago & nati, Hamilton & Dayton R. R. by makNorthwestern R. R. by making applica- ing application to C. Neilson, Esq., Gen. tion under seal of their Division to Bro. Superintendent, Cincinnati, O. .0. F. Long, F. A. E., Div. 96, Lom- Passes will be furnished delegates who bard, Iu.

wish to go over the Oregon & California. Delegates may obtain passes for them. IR. R. by making application under seal

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of Division to John Brandt, Esq., Gen, ent of the Road by which the delegate is Superintendent, Portland, Ore.

employed. Passes will be furnished delegates and Passes will be furnished delegates and wives over the Chicago, Milwaukee & wives who wish to go over the Michigan St. Paul on presentation of credentials, Southern R. R. by making application to properly filled out, to C. M. Case, Esq., P. P. Wright, Esq., Gen. Supt., CleveAsst. Gen. Superintendent at Minneap- land, O., with letter endorsed by the Suolis, or by application to Bro. C McCol- perintendent of the Road by which the lum, under seal of Division, No. 467 delegate is employed. Mineral street, Milwaukee, Wis.

Passes will be furnished delegates who Delegates will be furnished passes over wish to go over the Grand Trunk of Canthe Union Pacific by making application ada by making application to Joseph to Bro. M. W. Burnham, corner 8th and Hickson, Esq., Gen. Manager, at MontPacific streets, Omaha, Neb.

real, with letter endorsed by the SuperPasses will be furnished delegates and intendent of the Road by wbich the delewives who wish to go over the Eastern gate is employed. Division of the Canadian Pacific R. R. Passes will be furnished delegates and by application to Bro. J. R. Spragge, 11 wives wbo wish to go over the Lehigh Northcote avenue, Toronto, Ont.

Valley R. R. by making application to Passes will be furnished delegates who H. S. Goodwin, Esq., Gen. Manager, wish to go over the N. Y. C. & H. R. R. with letter endorsed by the SuperintendR. by making application to J. M. ent of the Road by which the delegate is Toucey, Esq., Gen. Supt., Grand Central employed. Depot, New York City, with letter en- Passes will be furnished delegates who dorsed by the Superintendent of the wish to go over the Cleveland & PittsRoad by which the delegate is employed. burgh R. R. by making application to R.

Passes will be furnished delegates and F. Smith, Esq., Asst. Gen. Manager, wives who wish to go over the N. Y., L. Cleveland, O., with letter endorsed by E. & Western, by making application to the Superintendent of the Road by which B. Thomas, Esq., Gen. Supt., Jersey the delegate is employed. City, N. J., with letter endorsed by the

Passes will be furnished delegates who Superintendent of the Road which the wish to go over the New York, Pennsyldelegate is employed upon, or by ad- vania & Ohio R. R. by making applicadressing Bros. J. P. Sullivan, G. W. tion to J. R. Shaler, Esq., Gen. SuperinGage, or $. S. Clark, N. Y., L. E. & W. tendent, Cleveland, O., with letter enR. R. shops, Jersey City.

dorsed by the Superintendent of the Passes will be furnished delegates and Road by which the delegate is employed. wives who wish to go over the New

Passes will be furnished delegates and York, West Shore & Buffalo by making wives who wish to go over the Chicago & application to C. W. Bradley, Esq., Gen. Grand Trunk R. R. by making applicaSupt., Weehawken, N. J., with letter en tion to H. Roberts, Esq., Mechanical dorsed by the Superintendent of the Road Superintendent, at Detroit, Mich., by letby which the delegate is employed. ter endorsed by the Master Mechanic of

Passes will be furnished delegates and the Road by which the delegate is emwives who wish to go over the Michigan ployed. Central R. R. by making application to

Passes will be furnished delegates and E. C. Brown, Gen. Supt., Detroit, Mich., wives who wish to go over the Pennsylwith letter endorsed by the Superintend- vania Central and branches by making application to Chas. E. Pugh, Esq., Gen. The Oregon Rail and Navigation Co., Manager, 23+ South 4th street, Philadel- between San Francisco and Portland, phia, Pa., with letter endorsed by the Su- Ore., will pass delegates and wives at reperintendent of the Road by which the duced rates over their lines. delegate is employed.

Passes will be furnished delegates whoPasses will be furnished delegates and wish to go over the Savannah, Florida & wives who wish to go over the New Western R. R., also the Charleston & SaYork, Ontario & Western by making ap- vannah, by making application to Gen.. plication to J. E. Childs, Esq., Gen. Manager H. S. Haines, Esq., with letter Manager, 18 Exchange Place, New York endorsed by the Superintendent of the City, with letter endorsed by the Super- Road by which the delegate is employed. intendent of the Road by which the delegate is employed.

Passes will be furnished delegates who Passes will be furnishod delegates and wish to go over the Old Colony R. R. by wives who wish to go over the Detroit, making application to J. R. Kendrick, Grand Haven & Milwaukee R. R. by Esq., Gen. Manager, Boston, Mass., with making application to H. Roberts, Esq., letter endorsed by the Superintendent of Mechanical Supt., Detroit, Mich., with the Road by which the delegate is emletter endorsed by the Superintendent ployed. or Master Mechanic of the Road by Passes will be furnished delegates who which the delegate is employed.

wish to go over the Chicago, St. Louis & Passes will be furnished delegates and Pittsburgh R. R. by making applicationwives who wish to go over the Richmond to John F. Miller, Gen. Superintendent, & Danville R. R. and branches by mak- Columbus, O., with letter endorsed by ing application to E. B. Thomas, Esq., the Superintendent of the Road by which Gen. Manager, at Richmond, Va., with the delegate is employed. letter endorsed by the Superintendent of Passes will be furnished delegates and the Road by which the delegate is cm- wives over the Boston & Lowell and ployed.

Eastern Division of the Boston & Maine, Passes will be furnished delegates who with letter endorsed by the Superintendwish to go over the Rochester & Pitts-ent of the Road by which the delegate is burgh R. R. on presentation of creden- employed. tials to J. T. Gardner, Esq., Gen. Superintendent, Buffalo, N. Y.

Passes will be furnished delegates and wives who wish to go over the Atlantic Coast Line by making application to J.

The C., C., C. & I. and I. & St. L. F. Divine, Esq., Gen. Superintendent, Railways will issue free transportation Wilmington, N. C., with letter endorsed to the engineers of foreign roads, and by the Superintendent of the Road by their families, upon application by the which the delegate is employed.

executive officers of such roads as they Passes will be furnished delegates who may be connected with, or upon request wish to go over the Charlotte, Columbia of G. C. E. Bro. P. M. Arthur, if necds

be. & Augusta R. R. by making application to G. R. Tolcott, Asst. Gen. Manager, We are requested to state that Mr. T. Columbia, S. C., with letter endorsed by H. Wicks, Gen. Superintendent of the the Superintendent of the Road by which Pullman Palace Car service, Chicago, the delegate is employed.

Ill., will be pleased to renew past ar

UNDERSTANDING

BETWEEN

ENGINEER

WM. SCHWIND AND GEN. MANAGER G.

M. BEACH,

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