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Suspensions and Expulsions from Lodges.
MARYLAND. Suspensions.-No. 3, P. G. Michael Craft; No. 4, J. Meusner, J. H. Steibel, August Grete, Edward Englehard; No. 5, John Habbert; No. 9, Harman Shipley; No. 32, John S. Fortner. Improper conduct.
Expulsions.--No. Jacob Farringer ; No. 8, P. G. William G. Cook; No. 9, P. G. Mortimer J. Kelly; No. 20, Wesley W. Levy; No. 32, Peter Ardinger. Conduct unbecoming Odd Fellows.
NEW YORK. Suspensions.- No. 14, Carl Kutzler; No. 16, A. Buergler, C. Messer, A. Sehary, T. Schmidt, H. Lerdenberger, C. Koch; No. 17, S. J. Chapman, John Masterson; No. 18, J. Townsend, William Kenney, William Kearney; No. 22, Seaman Weeks; No. 27, Charles G. Goury; No. 28, John Riley, F. Baker; No. 29, Samuel B. Comstock; No. 32, R. Reynolds; No. 34, William C. Armstrong; No. 36, J. Redding, Wm. H. Johnson ; No. 39, Jonas Parker; No. 41, P. V. Watson ; No. 44, T. B. Theiry, T. Lockwood; No. 50, Joseph Easterbrook. Improper conduct.
Expulsions.-No. 13, P. Feiffer, W.John; No. 14, Z. Muller, John Ulrich; No. 16, B. Lanth; No. 17, John Naylor, S. H. Miller; No. 20, Samuel Lupton; No. 21, M. H. French; No. 32, Albert Blair; No. 36, Israel E. Underhill; No. 38, N. Slosson;
No. 42, John Sinclair, G. Hyatt, J. A. Frost; No. 46, Daniel B. Taylor; No. 47, Theodore J. Martin; No. 49, Edward Malone, Lucin Olmstead; No. 50, Alex. ander J. Brown. Conduct unbecoming Odd Fellows.
PENNSYLVANIA. Suspensions.-No. 4, Nicholas Hopkins; No. 14, J. Thomas; No. 19, George Guyger; No. 20, James Jones; No. 59, John S. Oliver; No. 64, John Lewis; No. 65, John C. Jones, Joseph Angus. Improper conduct.
Expulsions.- No. 3, John Shaw; No. 5, John H. Warner; No. 7, Henry Keim; No. 20, Wm. Evans; No. 21, T. Ranshle; No. 23, William L. Newcomb; No. 24, Daniel E. Basset, Sainuel Lowry; No. 26, Benj. S. Roche; No. 29, B. B. Jenkins; No. 53, John B. Reed; No. 56,' Wm. Leach; No. 61, Joseph Matthews; No. 62, Hugh Mason; No. 63, John Reynolds. Conduct unbecoming Odd Fellows.
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. Expulsion.—No. 9, Benjamin Willet. Conduct unbecoming an Odd Fellow.
DELAWARE. Expulsion.-J. Richardson. Conduct unbecoming an Odd Fellow.
OHIO. Expulsions.- No. 1, J. G. Brown; No. 3, A. W. Bentley ; No. 4, J. H.
MISSOURI. Expulsions.—2, names not given. Conduct unbecoming Odd Fellows.
ILLINOIS. Expulsions.-No. 6, J. Calhoun, C. Dunham, Joseph Markle, G. H. Holtzman, William Holtzınan, Sam. C. Clark. Conduct unbecoming Odd Fellows.
CONNECTICUT-Expulsion.-Dandson Cheesman, Conduct unbecoming an Odd Fellow.
TENNESSEE—Expulsion.—1, name not given. Conduct unbecoming an Odd Fellow.
ALABAMA. Expulsions.-No. 2, P. G. Steph. B. North, P. G. Israel Slee, P. G. N. McGunnigle, Henry Moffit, Uzal Ogden, Samuel Hopkins, Charles W. Craniss, William Edmond. Conduct unbecoming Odd Fellows.
Annual Report of Grand and Subordinate Encampments to the R. W.
Grand Lodge of the United States, I. 0. O. F., for the year ending
G. E. of Maryland, Baltimore, Md.
Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Penn.
D. C. Marley,
* 2 Alexandria, Wildey,
2 St. Franci'lle Delaware,
Del. Trenton, u 2 Trenton,
N. J. Mt. Ararat,
# 3, Newark, Abram's,
« 1, Wheeling, Neilson,
"2 Richmond, Wildey,
" 3, Portsmouth, Jerusalem,
" 4, Norfolk, Widows' Friend," 5, Winchester, Va. Glazier,
7, Petersburg, Virginia,
« 8. Lynchburg, Damascus, « 9, Smithfield, Salem,
u 10, Hampton, Ml. Ararat,
Ala. Wildey, 11, Natchez,
2 Vicksburg, Wildey, 161, 6t. Louis,
Mo. Jerusalem, 1 1, New Albany,
4 2 Madison, Wildey,
1, Alton, Chosen Friend, " 2 Galena,
" 3, Springfield, Wildey,
4 1, Mineral Point, W.T. Bassacas, « 1, New Haven,
# 2 E. Haddam, 3 Palmettó,
di Charleston, B. C.
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GRAND LODGE OF THE UNITED STATES,
Held at the City of Baltimore, September, 1843.
MONDAY, September 18th, 9 o'clock, A. M. The R. W. Grand Lodge convened this day, at Odd Fellows Hall, city of Baltimore, being the regular Annual Communication, when the following were present:
JOHN A. KENNEDY,
M. W. G. Sire.
The Grand Secretary presented the certificates of the Representatives of the several Grand Lodges and Encampments, and it appearing that a constitutional quorum was present, the D. Ĝrand Sire was directed to examine the Representatives.
The D. Grand Sire reported that the Representatives present were duly qualified ; and then, by order of the Grand Sire, proclaimed the Grand Lodge duly opened for the transaction of business.
Prayer by the Grand Chaplain.
The Grand Sire announced the appointment of D. G. Sire Kneass, P. G. Sire Glazier, and G. Treasurer Warner, a committee on credentials.
The Grand Secretary presented a protest from a number of the members of the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania, against the election of the Representatives of that state, which, on motion, was referred to the committee on credentials.
D. G. Sire Kneass, from the committee on credentials, reported favorably upon the certificates of election of the following Representatives, which was accepted, viz:
P. G. M. RICHARD MARLEY,
Reps. of Maryland.
Reps. of Massachusetts.
Reps. of Pennsylvania. P. G. M. WILLIAM W. MOORE, Rep. of District of Columbia. P. G. M. ROBERT B. MCDONNELL, Rep. of Delaware. G. M. THOMAS SHERLOCK, Rep. of Ohio. P. G. M. SAMUEL LUCAS,
Proxy Rep. of Louisiana. P. G. M. SYLVESTER VNSICKELL, P. G. Sec'y ABRAHAM R. HARRIS,
Reps. of New Jersey.
Rep. of Kentucky.
Reps. of Virginia.
Rep. of Indiana.
Proxy Rep. of Illinois,
Reps. of Connecticut.
Reps. of South Carolina.
P. G. P. ROBERT NEILSON, Rep. of Maryland,
Rep. of Pennsylvania.
Rep. of Virginia.
Rep. of New Jersey. D. G. Sire Kneass, from the committee on credentials, to whom was referred the protest from a number of the members of the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania, asked leave to be discharged from the further consideration of this subject, when, on motion, the committee was discharged, and the protest referred to the Committee on Returns.
Rep. Marley, of Maryland, presented an invitation from the Grand Lodge of Maryland, to the Grand Lodge of the United States, to unite with that body, in the ceremonies of dedication to take place this day in the city
of Baltimore, which being read, on motion of Rep. Salomon, of Alabama, the invitation was accepted.
P. G. Sire Glazier moved that the Grand Lodge proceed to the installation of Grand Officers at three o'clock, P. M. to-morrow, during the pendency of which,
On motion, the Grand Lodge adjourned until to-morrow morning, at nine o'clock.
Tuesday, September 19th, 9 o'clock, A. M. The Grand Lodge assembled pursuant to adjournment : Present, the Officers and a due representation.
Prayer by the Grand Chaplain.
The journal of proceedings of the last Annual Session was being read, when, on motion of Rep. Moore, of District of Columbia, the further read ing of the same was dispensed with.
The journal of proceedings of the session of yesterday was read and approved.
Rep. Hurlbut, of South Carolina, submitted the following, which was decided in the negative.
Resolved, That the journal of this Grand Lodge be printed from day to day, and laid upon the tables of the members.
Rep. Kneass, of Pennsylvania, moved that the Grand Lodge proceed at twelve o'clock this day to the installation of Grand Officers elect, which the Chair declared out of order, unless the Grand Lodge would first suspend the order of business.
Whereupon, Rep. Kneass, of Pennsylvania, moved to suspend the order of business to enable him to offer a resolution to proceed to the installation of Grand Officers, which was decided in the negative.
The Grand Sire announced the appointment of the following Standing Committees
On the State of the Order.-Rep's Moore, of District of Columbia; Guild, of Missachusetts; and Marley, of Maryland.
On Petitions.—Rep's Hinman, of Connecticut; Sherlock, of Ohio; and Vn Sickell, of New Jersey.
On Finance.—Rep's Treadwell, of New York; Salomon, of Alabama; and Marshall, of Kentucky.
On Returns.-Rep's Hillyer, of New Jersey; Webb, of Virginia ; and Seymour, of South Carolina.
On Correspondence.—Rep's Kneass, of Pennsylvania ; Shaffner, of Kentucky; and Stewart, of Missouri.
On Oficial Magazine.-Rep's Hurlbut, of South Carolina ; Moore, of! District of Columbia; and Wilson, of New York.
On motion of Rep. Neilson, of Maryland, the Rule of Order requiring the Grand Sire and Grand Corresponding Secretary to report, was suspended.
Rep. Skinner, of Pennsylvania, moved that a Standing Committee on Appeals be appointed, which motion prevailed.
T'he Grand Sire announced the following Standing Committee :