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Brothers George Wadhan, M. McGee, B. W. as insurance payable to me on policy held by Vannetten, C. W. Gordon and R. Winters, are my husband, c. P. Connell, I live over again requested to correspond with Division 178 im- that awful Sunday. All of your order who mediately,
P. H. BRATTEN, were near enough came, and with kind words
and generous deeds, did all they could to lighten
the awful burden of sorrow so suddenly sent A SON LOST.
to me. In the name of him who rests so well Information will be thankfully received of in his far away grave, accept our sincere thanks. the whereabouts of Willie Arnold, son of Mrs,
CORNELIA CONNELL. Florence Arnold, No. 14 Geary street, San Fran
WASHINGTON, D. C., July 10, 1885. cisco, California. He is twenty years old and to the Officers and Members of the Locomotive Ervhas not been heard from for four years.
gineers' Mutual Life Insurance Association:
GENTLEMEN: I have this day received from ACKNOWLEDGMENTS.
Mr. Fred Rullman, Secretary and Treasurer of
Capital Division No. 160, a draft for the sun MINNEAPOLIS, June 17, 1885. To the Officers and Members of the Locomotive En- of three thousand dollars ($3,000), the full
amount due me on the insurance policy held by gineers' Mutual Life Insurance Association: GENTLEMEN: I have this day received from my late husband, George A. Frere.
Please accept thanks for the same, and may Chas. A. Beebe, Secretary of Sanborn Division No. 117, a check for the amount of three thou- the Divine Ruler keep all of the engineers from sand dollars ($3,000), payment of insurance pol- such a sad fate, and may they prosper in all
their undertakings. Yours respectfully, icy on my husband's life.
MRS. IDA V. FRERE. Thanking you for the same and for the delegation from the Association attending the fu
PHILADELPHIA, July 8, 1885. neral, I am Yours very respectfully,
To the Officers and Members of the Locomotive EnMRS. C. H. MCCLENTIC, gineers' Mutual Life Insurance Association:
GENTLEMEN: I bave this day received from DECATUR, ILL., July 3, 1885. To the Officers and Members of the Locomotive En- Ridgway Gauntt, Secretary and Treasurer of
Camden Division No. 22, a draft for the sum of gineers' Mutual Life Insurance Association: GENTLEMEN: I have this day received from
three thousand dollars ($3,000), the full amount Mr. A. McNeil, Secretary and Treasurer of De due me on the policy held by my late husband,
Samuel B. Stewart. catur Division No. 155, a draft for the sum of three thousand dollars ($3,000), the full amount
Please accept my heartfelt thanks for the due me on the insurance policy held by my late same, and wishing the Association every suchusband, John W. Knight.
cess, I am
Her Please accept thanks for the same, and wish
EAIZA A. + STEWART. ing the Association every success, I am
mark. Respectfully yours,
CHICAGO, July 8, 1885. MRS, JOHN W. KNIGHT.
To the Officers and Members of the Locomotive ErSIOUX CITY, IA., July 14, 1885. gineers' Mutual. Life Insurance Association : To the Officers and Members of the Locomotive En- GENTLEMEN : I hereby acknowledge receipt gineers' Mutual Life Insurance Association: of draft for three thousand dollars ($3,000), the
GENTLEMEN: I have this day received, from amount due me on the policy held by my late Wm. Stigler, Secretary of Revival Division No. father, Isaac Russell. 194, a draft for the sum of three thousand dol- Words are inadequate to express to the Brothlars ($3,000), the full amount due me on the erbood my heartfelt thanks, or to the members insurance policy held by my late son, Joseph of Division No. 96 my gratitude for their kind Fahey.
assistance in my great bereavement. Coming Please accept my sincere thanks. I also wish in daily contact with you, as I do, I trust the to express my gratitude to Division 194, for feeling will possess you all that, short of filial their kindness during his sickness.
duty, any request you may make of me, when Yours respectfully,
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 may ever rule it, for in that lies insured suocess. to the General Secretary within thirty days Respectfully yours,
from date of notice. GEO. W. RUSSELL
Members of the Insurance will remit to their Secretary within thirty days from date of this
, INSURANCE ASSOCIATION,
tary within ten days thereafter, on penalty of CLEVELAND, July 31, 1885.
forfeiting their membership, failing to do so. ASSESSMENT NOTICES Nos. 657, 658, 659, 660,
Yours, etc., 661, 662, 663 AND 664.
T. S. INGRAHAM, Gen'l Seo. To the Secretary and Treasurer of Division No.
P. M. ARTHUR, President. You are hereby notified of the death of the following members of this Association, and
OBITUARIES. ordered to collect an assessment of one dollar
Mrs. P. J. Hutson, wife of Brother P, J. Hutfor the payment of each of the following claims from all who were members of this Association, son, of Pee Dee Division No. 265, died after a
lingering illness, April, 1885. at the time these deaths occurred.
Mrs. Emma M. Bronson, wife of Brother J.
H. Bronson, died May 18, 1885.
Brother Burr D. Goodell, C, E, of Little Mimitted August 3, 1869. Died of brain ferer. ami Dirision No. 34, died of heart disease, Insurance payable to MRS. CECILIA LYMAN.
June 21, 1885.
Mrs. W. A. Viar, wife of Brother Wm. A
1885. surance payable to MRS. NANCY GOODELL.
Louisa V., wife of Brother H. B. Nicholson, ASSESSMENT No. 659.
of Capitol Division No. 160, died of consumpJune 21, 1885. Brother WILLIAM GARDNER. tion, July 9, 1885. of Marshalltown Division No. 146. Admitted
Nellie, daughter of Brother E. C. Bradford, December 15, 1884. Died from injuries received by derailed engine. Insurance payable to HAN of Denver Division No. 186, died of gastric NAA GARDNER.
fever, May 24, 1885. ASSESSMENT NO. 660.
Brother Philip Sonauss, of St. Louis Division July 2, 1885. Brother W. E. PHILLIPS, of NO. 43, died April 6, 1885. Corn City Division No. 4. Admitted August 15, 1883. Drowned during a freshet on Missouri
Appropriate resolutions were adopted in each Pacific Road. Insurance payable to his mother, of the above instances. ANGELINA PHILLIPS.
Of tubercular meningitis, Martie L., the only ASSESSMENT NO. 661.
son of Martin L. Gorman, engineer of the St. July 2, 1885. Brother GORDON C ROSE, of Paul R. R. died Sunday afternoon, July 5th, St. Clair Division No. 49. Admitted July 26, 1885, at. Wilwaukee, Wis., 371 Virginia street, 1875. Died of dysentery. Insurance payable to aged thirteen years, four months and fifteen
days. FRANCES E. ROSE.
Those who were acquainted with
Martie” do not need to be told that he gave July 7, 1885. Brother JASON M. THORPE, unusual promise of a noble manhood. Reserved of Cleveland Division No. 31. Admitted Decem- and quick in disposition, studious far beyond ber 1, 1869. Died of heart disease. Insurance his years, refined and courteous in his manner, payable to MARY M. THORPE.
he entirely merited the deep affection in which
he was held by his parents and many friends, ASSESSMENT NO. 663.
whose profound sorrow_in his loss none but July 14, 1885. Brother ROBERT GEORGE, of themselves can know. He had been a victim Holston Division No. 239, Admitted May 2, of this dreaded disease for years, had been 1884
Died of inflammation of the lungs. In-confined to his couch since the first surgical opsurance payable to MRS. SALLIE GEORGE.
eration on his back and hip, some eighteen A8888SMENT NO. 664.
months ago. Although he had been ill so long
his death came very suddenly. For the last July 16, 1885. Brother FRANK H. SHUNK, of Mattoon Division No. 37. Admitted April ment' in his health. During the closing hours
five weeks there had been a noticeable improve 1, 1884. Died of remittent fever. Insurance of his sickness he was wholly unconscious, and payable to MRS. SARAI SHUNE,
in that state his precious spirit forsook his sufNOTE -- Assessments Nos. 657 and 658 will be fering body. If there be virtue in amiability paid from the surplus, Secretaries will collect and worth, the sod will press lightly on his
M. S. V. for sis. Assessable members, 4,222.
TOLEDO, O., July 16, 1885. Total membership to date, 4,232
The following resolutions were adopted by An assessment of one dollar per member for Corn City Division No. 4, July 14, 1885: the payment of each of the above claims is wisdom, to take
from us our late Brother, Wm.
WHEREAS, It has pleased God, in His infinite hereby ordered to be collected and forwarded E. Phillips, who came to a sudden death by
DEATH OF A VETERAN BROTHER,
drowning, near Parsons, Kansas, while in the Resolved, That while we mourn the loss of a discharge of his duty;
true Brother and a reliable friend to the BrothResolved, That by the death of Brother Phil- erhood, we will not forget that we, too, are lips the B. of L. E. has lost a good friend and mortal, that these frail tenements of ours, posmember, one who was always ready to help a sessing so much strength and vigor, must in a Brother, when it was in his power to do so;
his short time, like his, become the inmates of the father and mother and family a kind and affec- narrow house in the city of the dead, and our tionate son and brother.
spirits return to God who gave us existence. Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be Resolved, That we deeply sympathize with the sent to the family, also, published in the ENGI- aged parents, who are called upon to suffer the NEERS' MONTHLY JOURNAL.
disseverance of all earthly ties to their proudJ. H. MACK. . est hopes, stricken down in the midst of health
and happiness. DENVER, COL., June 10, 1885.
Resolved, That the thanks of this Division be Ata regular meeting of Denver Division 186, tendered to the Kansas City, Fort Scott & Gulf the following preamble and resolutions were Railroad Co. for kindness in furnishing trans
portation for our deceased Brother to Sheradopted:
brook, Canada. WHEREAS, It has pleased Divine Providence Resolved, That in token of respect for our to remove from among us our worthy Brother, worthy Brother, our charter be draped in Charles J. Fick, who was drowned at Chey. | mourning for thirty days, and a copy of these enne, Wyoming Territory, on May 31, the boat resolutions be entered on the minutes of the having capsized, therefore be it
Division, and be published in the Fort Scott Resolved, That we deeply feel his loss and
deeply feel his loss and daily papers, and in the ENGINEERS MONTHLY sincerely regret that he should be called from JOURNAL, and a copy, with the seal of the Diviamong us so suddenly; yet we bow in submis- sion attached, be presented to the parents, sion to the will of our Divine Maker.
brothers and sisters of our deceased Brother. Resolved, that we sympathize with the wid.
W. A. RUNYAN, ow, relatives and friends of our deceased
Committee. Brother, and tender them our heartfelt sym
J. V. RUMSTEAD, pathy in this their trying hour.
Resolved, That as a token of respect for our departed Brother our charter be draped in Little did we think when writing up the bimourning for the space of thirty days.
ography of our late Brother, Encle Gad. LyResolved, That a copy of the resolutions be man, (which will be found in the February published in the JOURNAL, and that a copy of number of this JOURNAL for 1884,) that we the same be presented to the widow of our would so soon be called upon to announce deceased Brother.
his departure from this life. He was suddenly E. C. BRADFORD,
stricken down with congestire chills and brain D. J. GIYENS, Committee. | trouble, which resulted in his death on the 18th A. H. SCOTT,
of June last. His funeral, which occurred on
Sunday, June 21st, from his late residence, was MACON, GA , June 21, 1885.
largely attended by members of the fraternity, At a regular meeting of Division 210, held and personal friends and relatires. A delegathis day, the following preamble and resolu- tion from Dirision 105, of which Uncle Gad.
was for many years the highly respected Chaptions were adopted:
lain, attended in a body, and escorted the WHEREAS, The Almighty has in his infinite remains to Woodlawn Cemetery, where they wisdom seen fit to call homo our beloved and were interred with proper ceremonies. highly esteemed Brother, Jas. S. Clementce,
A funeral train was furnished for the occawho was killed on Tybee Island R. R., June sion by the officers of the Y. Y. C. & H. R. R. 14, 1885, by being knocked from his train by a R., as a mark of respect for one of the oldest projecting limb of a tree, therefore be it and best of locomotive engineers. The lead
Resolved, That by his death the Brotherhood ing Vew York daily papers gare extensive achas lost a warm advocate of its principles, his counts of the life, death, and funeral of our friends have lost one whom, for his many vir- honored Brother. ties, they all admired, and his family a dutiful
Resolutions of condolence and respect were son and affectionate brother; and be it further adopted by Division 105, a copy of which will
Resolved. That we extend our heartfelt syn be provided for the sorrowing family, who are pathy to his grief stricken family, believing at this time entitled to the consideration and that in their loss is his gain.
sympathies of all right minded Brothers. Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be Let us all imitate the examples of this worsent to his family, and also be published in our thy Brother, and try and merit the good will JOURNAL, and our hall be draped in mourning and respect of all, while living, and see that thirty days.
those left behind us have enough of the fruits
of our labors to keep the wolf from our door. W Y. WAGNON,
By order of Division 105. At a regular meeting of Ft. Scott Division No. 92, B. of L. E., held in their hall, July 12, 1885,
CHANGE OF HALL, the following preamble and resolutions were
MESSRS, EDITORS: Americano Division No. unanimously adopted:
224 would beg leare to mention in the JOURNAL WHEREAS, It is with regret we are called up its change of hall from Calle de Alemeda to on to record the death of our worthy Brother Calle de 200 Independencia No. 3. Robert Ross, who lost his life by running into All members of the Brotherhood who, while a washout on the Springfield Division of the in Mexico, honored us with a call, will remem Kansas City, Fort Scott & Gulf Railroad, July ber the quaint old building in which this Divi2, 1885; therefore be it
siou held its meetings. This building, which
B: T. COLEGNON, } Committee.
covers nearly an acre of ground, once belonged Brothers were then invited to inspeot the rooms to the church, and was used as a nunnery, but in the middle story, where they found a bounis now the property of the government by the teous collation spread, under which the tables Confiscation Act.
fairly groaned, of which all were invited to Two large doors, worm-eaten and decayed, partake, and to whioh we did ample justioe. open from the narrow street, and the visitor is After all had been served, they again repaired shown a large ball on either side of which are | to the Division room, where, in music and genlargę rooms whose doors are walled up with eral conversation, several happy hours were granite blocks cut oblong and cemented to spent, when all returned to their respeotive gether. At the lower end of the hall is a flight homes delighted with the pleasures of the hourof stairs leading to the second story of the and leaving behind them many kind remembuilding where the visitor faces a long corridor, brances, not soon to be forgotten. from which other corridors branch off into the various parts of the building. On either side
It having been decided by the members of of these corridors are cells, whose doors like Division No. 100 to entertain the wives and lady those below are walled up. No ray of light friends of the members of this Division on Satenters this part of the building except from the urday eve, July 4th, it was accordingly carried hall door below. At the end of the main cor
out and the Division opened in due form. The ridor is a long, narrow room, in which Division arrival of the guests in the ante-room was 224 first found a home in the City of Mexico. properly made known to the Chief Engineer, The Division first held its meetings between Brother F. H. Robinson, and the Division closed eight and ten o'clock in the evening, but the informally. After entering, they surprised the close, damp air made it impossible to keep the Division very much by presenting it with some lamps burning, while the squeaking of the very valuable presents through their commithordes of rats that infest the building, coupled mittee, composed of the following named with the hoots of the owls, that find an undis- ladies: Mesdames Clark, Curry, Robinson, turbed home among the towers and turrets, Henderson, Sullivan and Berry. Mrs. Clark, on cast so gloomy a spirit upon us that a sinile behalf of the ladies, made the presentation seemed as much out of place as at the funeral speech, which was very complimentary to the of a Brother. We afterwards changed the Division. The articles were a tastefully ornatime of meeting to two o'clock in the after-mented altar cloth and a highly decorated noon, alternate Sundays.
cover for the Chief's stand, with the letters Our room had four windows on one side
“B. L. E." beautifully inscribed thereon, looking down into a court yard, where a foun
The worthy Chief responded in a very approtain played among some flowers, and in the priate address, highly complimentary to the rooms that surround the yard live many poor ladies, for their kind wishes for the welfare of families. As a stranger without a guide would the Division, after which the Chief called on be unable to find his way to the Division room, several of the Brothers, who responded in the visiting Brother always made it a point to
some choice remarks. Master Mechanics Cook accompany some of the members to the hall, and Horey, who were present as honored and in passing through the corridors we were guests, also addressed the audience with some oftimes amused by the suspicious glances our
very complimentary remarks favorable to the visitor would give over his shoulder and at the welfare of the Division. walled doors, as though he expected to encoun
Here the Chief being notified that the refreshter the black hood aud robes of some former | ments in the ante-room were ready to be served, tenant at every angle.
the order was given to retire and partake of But we will be pleased to show any visiting the same. The luscious ice cream and cake Brothers our new hall, which in neatness and vanished rapidly. After refreshments were location rival many we have seen in the United partaken of the company mingled in social States.
W. H. RICE,
converse, which seemed to be universally enCor. Sec. Div. 224.
Brothers Shedd and Laur responded, and in a
ADMITTED BY CARD.
155—Charles O'Neal, from Div, 37.
Chas. Joyce, from Div. 154.
4–T. W. Carpenter, from Div. 163.
from Diy. 89.
James Barbaro, G. F. Malone and T. J.
Pence, from Div. 182.
Frank Shadley, from Div. 35.
Charles Hammond, from Div. 181.
-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 Diy. 110.
Wm. Stancliff, from Div. 16.
Wm. Donovan, from Div. 7. 272_R. A. Shaver, from Div. 30.
Mahlon Driesbach, from Div. 137. 159.-W. W. Durlin, from Div. 112. 96-P. O'Neil and T. F. Kennedy, from
Div. 10. 278–G. F. Malone, from Div. 182. 281-E. A. Baldwin and John Deats, from
A. Ritchie, from Div. 289.
A. J. Owens, from Div. 114.
J. G. Thomas, from Div. 185. 219-W. N. Shepard, from Div. 101. 49 Joseph Thorpe and Peter Ryan, from
Div. 42. 199—George R. Wales, from Diy. 16.
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. Hardi
son, Chas. Cobb, E. L. Morgan, Jos. Gregory, M. T. Rice and G. F. Ma
lone, 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.
SUSPENDED. From Division131_Sebastian Myers, for ten months, for
101-A. Surgeon, to join elsewhere.
J. A. Kingdon, to join Div. 100.
Connors, John Crotty, George Mar
tin and Milton Carleton, to join else
James Donovan, to join Div. 150.
19-A. Mullin, to join Div. 8.
P. W. Naughton, to join Div. 95.
Alexander Kennedy, to join elsewhere. 112-D. J. Baker and Wm. Palmer, to join
T. W. Carpenter, to join Div. 4.
65-John A. Francis, to join Div. 112.
3-D. E. Crowley, to join Div. 281,
9-Joseph Matthews, to join Div. 159.
31-Thomas Walsh, to join elsewhere.
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.
violating bis obligation. 80-H. McKnight, for three months, for
being under the influence of liquor. 65-Charles N. McCormick, for six months,
for unbecoming conduot. 43—Walter Sloan, for six months, for in
temperance. 159–Eugene Durlin, for six months, for in
toxication, 240-J. Collins, for three months, for unbe
34-Charles S. Jessup.
84-J. L. Turner.
65-John A. Francis.
-L. E. Warren,
EXPULSIONS. From Division
147-J. Johnson, for non-payment of dues, 186-Wm. Jordan, for slandering a Brother. 2-A. D. Botsford, for non-payment of
dues. 265-P. J. Hutson, for non-attendance. 31–John Leonard, for drunkenness. 35-Alonzo Kirby and Lloyd Kirby, for
non-payment of dues. 232–J. B. Schlotman, for gross unbecoming
conduct and deserting his family. 73-Jesse Symonds, for non-payment of
dues. 178-Wm. M. Weller, for fraud and unbe
coming conduct. 11-Edward Slater, for non-payment of
J. W. Slattery, for drunkenness. 101-R. W. Harris, for non-payment of dues 212-Ed. Donnell, for non-payment of dues 129–T. N. Martin, for non-payment of dues.