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 - ting members, 26.404: rejections, 57; Past...
ting members, 26.404: rejections, 57; Past Grauds, 6.2Q: ladies receiving Degree of Rebekah, 240; resources of Lodges, tl.169.MS 44; receipts of Lodges. 104.719 32: sxpenaes of Lodges, SjO. 429 54; duos to Grand Lodge. 15.752 41 : Orphan Fund of Lodges, SJ67.178 30: brothers relieved. 1.890; widowed fam ilies relieved. 158; number of week's sickness for which benefits bave been paid. 6.547; paid for relief of brothers, 2fl.U26 60; paid for relief of widowed families, (2.862 61 ; paid for educating the orphans, S543 g; paid for burying the dead, $7,307 79; other charitable purposes, 81, 285 fee; total for relief and charity. $40 AT7 07; total expenditures, including relief, S9u,4Ab 61. Tb total amount of receipts from charters, dues Ac. up to Msy 1st, haa been S7.27S 73. which, added to balance on hand per last report of $9,145 55, make the total receipts $16,414 28. The total expenditures aggregate $9,276 57, leaving a oaiance ill uie treasury ui 91.11 41. The Rebekah Degree Lodges report a membership of 246, rocipta1.115 92. expenses $55 S5, aud relief extended to the amount oi $196 35. The Grand Treasurer, TheoP. Houghy. supports the financial part of this exhibit aud adds, concern ing assets: Cash ou hand. $7,147 71; 1.272 snares Grand Lodge Hall stock. HI, B00; total, gi.-917 71. The Grand Lodge Hall Fund shows a balance on band of $2,641 53 The Trustees, however, bave an indebtedness of $18,600 due July 18th, aud recommend funding the debt lu a five-year loan. and laying aside a surplus nait-yeariy to meet such loan. A Special Committee, T. G. Behanell. Chairman, was instructed to report upon the feasibility of dispensing with the Semi-annual Communications, or else reduce tbe representation, so as to cut down expenses of the Grand Lodge, and also of tbo subordinate Lodges. In answer to certain queries It was ruled that subordinate Lodges bave the right to employ nurses for the sick, and such uunes cau be paid from tne arentuai fund. Tbe main feature of this afternoon' work were addresses bv Senator Morton, Hon. Schuyler Colfax and Job B. Eldridge, the last named of Logans port, this Stat. Mr. Eldridge was made an Odd-fellow fifty years ago, in Philadelphia, Puna. Brennan and Klnaler, arrested for the murder of Charles Hogshire, pleaded not guilty to-dsr in the City Court, and were continued for examination until Wednesday uext Their line of defense will be in allot; second, witnesses by whom tbe deceased was seen walking toward home early on the morning that he was found lying upon' the Brooklyn Height platform; lastly, employes of Indianapolis. Cincinnati and Lafayette freight,

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  1. The Cincinnati Enquirer,
  2. 17 May 1877, Thu,
  3. Page 2

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