cheered the speaker, indicating their approval of the utterance, and their approval of the sentiments of his TV semi-annual business meeting of the Irish National League was held the same time and was well attended. Shortly after the meeting was called order by. John L. Miles, Mr. A. P. Uuirk arose and submitted resolutions sorrow over the death of Vice-Preside Hendricks. The preamble speaks of the profound sorrow of the country and league over the death, the effect of his -death on governmental affairs, and then it proceeds as follows: ItesulveO, That by the death of Hon. Thomas A. Hendricks, lute vice president, Â·we suifsr the loss of a great; statesman, who as member of the legislature from Shelby county, -member of the constitutional constitutional convention, congressman, senator, governor, and vice president, performed all the duties devolving upon him with marked ability. Resolved, Tiiat in his private life he Â·was.a man of most lovable character, Â·warm, generous and noble disposition; thoroughly democratic characteristics, with no false pride or desire for aristocratic aristocratic pretensions, and was in his career earnest and faithful. Resolved, That by his death the and Irish-Americans have suffered an ir reparable loss, his noble advocacy of cause of Ireland, and his great; efforts her behal! has endeared him to our people, not only on this continent, but wherever one of our race may be found. . Resolved, That we send onr heartfelt sympathies to "Sirs. Hendricks in this of her great bereavement. The literary exercises of the evening were of an excellent character and consisted consisted of a resume by T. L. Sharoa, by Miss Kirk, an essay on Oliver Goldsmith by Mis= Lizzd Hag^rty. The en airmail appointed a committee to prepare resolutions expressive of the branch's regret for the loss of Daniel Killion, who was a member of the and a true Irishman. OUicers for the coming year were elected; President. P. J. Hagerty; vice presidents, presidents, 1st,'Fred B. Sharon; 2nd, Henry Vollmer, Jr.: 3d, L. J. Enright; ""*" Carrie Gimbal; treasurer, E. P. execuUys- commute,--.LL. Miles, Jas. Q'lina, A. P, McGuirk, Harry T.L. Sharon; committee on exercises, P, McGuirs, Fred E- Sharon, Henry iner, Jr.