John Simmons

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John Simmons - 4C-G. E BANQUET. Elegant Feast Enjoyed as the...
4C-G. E BANQUET. Elegant Feast Enjoyed as the Result of Membership -Contest. In United >h.all. North Ninth street. Saturday evening .a pleasant event took place In the rooms of Iron ; City castle No 167, K G. E.. when a com pany of that castle commandeaT*byI^ Capt Cyrus H 3chanti entertaineff-'a company commanded by Capt^ J;' O Peifer. The banquet was an elaborate affair and was given as the result ytf. an interesting contest for new members, members, in which Peifer's company won. The menu was ah' elegant one and included included everything in season. The meeting was called to order by Captain Schantz at 8:45 o'clock. He then placed Captain Peifer at the head of a table and Rev..H. H. Mower to his right, and took a seat to the left of Captain Peifer. At another table were seated the men of Capt. Peifers company. company. The men ot Capt, Schantz's company occupied seats at the other table. Covers: were laid for 102 guests and 51 members of each company par- icipated in the banquet. The meeting opened by singing the opening ode of the order v followed by prayer by Rev. H. H. Mower. .-Then he banquet was enjoyed;- '\-Captain Schantz acted as loastmaster ann ben- ficial and pleasing speecheaJfewere made bv the follow ins CaptKJt J 'eifer, John Simmons, of Castfe^SlS; .ebanon: John S. NoH. : of No. 363. )uncansville; T. S. Gruber, Joseph Par- Ion, P..W. Ancker, Chas. Preistley. A. Potteicher, Harry Craze, Henry Bixler, John K. Frantz, John G. Reich. C. Runkle, E. Heckman, John A. M. Heim. S. H. Meily, Henry Ackley, Wm. lark. Wayne Singer, Wm. H. Hoffman, Hoffman, Harry Brandt, Carl Gantz. This losed the speech making, followed by inging the closing ode and prayer by Charles Preistley.

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  1. Lebanon Daily News,
  2. 29 Jul 1901, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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