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: And Shaker I'd an Village Will Not Be l)lsse.Ted as y Reported -Trustee Fenne$sey Resigat. . araciaj. piaram to tbb ssvnsaa. . '....":: Lebanon, Ohio, November 3. Jamea Fen- nesseyt Trustee -Of the Society of Shakers at J-'piOR. yuiage 'f arren, County, resigned his position late to-day This action wll not bring about a dissolution f the society, but. on. the contrary, . rejuvenation Is planned "that will ' establish tbe quaint colony for years to coir.e." ' . ' Mr., Fennessey has been In 111 health for some months and has contemplated resigning. For final action, however, he awaited the arrival bf prominent Shakers for consultation, j . '. - Visitors to Union Village this week were Elder Joseph Holden, first In the ministry. of Mt. Lebanon, N. T.. and the highest of- clal of the Shakers In the world; Sister Emma J. Neale, Trustee of the ML Lebanon Society, and Elder Arthur Bruce, Trustee of the Canterbury (X. H-) Society. Elderess Catherine Allen, of the Mt. Lebanon min istry, has been at Union Village for some five months making Investigations. After .a consultation with these divines Mr. Fennessey tendered his resignation, to take effect May L 1910. It was accepted, and Isaac Anstadt, of the Watervliet (N. T.) Society, -was appointed to fill the vacancy. -It was also proposed to bring dele gations of sisters from the Canterbury Society to assist in managing the society's affairs with' the view to the perpetuity of the colony. . . Mr. Fennessey has been a) member of the society for 2T years and a Trustee for 12 years. He will still retain a position on the Board of Trustees His services have been quite efficient. :

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  1. The Cincinnati Enquirer,
  2. 04 Nov 1909, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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