Geo Walda - Bowser Relief Union
The Bowser Relief Union This association was organised on May, 11, jIOI, and at present numbers 17 members. Although the union 1 young, yet Its healthy membership Is a good nucleus for a future organisation of great Influence and strength. The monthly premium. Us 15 cents and the benefit much the 'same as those paid by other similar relief unions. ' The officers are: President A. C ' Smetser; vice president, U. K. Blackburn: correspondingcorresponding - secretary, B. F, Oeyer; financial Secretary, John, Wagners treasurer. 'William A. . Bersch. - The executive board 1 composed of Chairman J.' A; Brown,1 George Walda and Ou Bchoen.and the relief 'committee of Robert : Renfrew,. Jesse Shields, William iHenseV Horry KU and Perry tt Shrlver. "."..,'. Thl list does not lnciuae tne im mense sssoclations maintainea;, oy some of the railroads for the benefit ot their employe. These, organisations, while maintained by the .company,are directed In conjunction with representative elected dlrec,tiy,by the men. ., .