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•Equitable Fraternal Union—M. L. Campbell, Neenan, Wis.
Famabrosis Society—E. E. Waring, 722 Loan and Trust building, Washington, D. C.
Fellowship of Solidarity—Walter Goody, 18-17 Broadway, New York, N. Y.
•Fraternal Bankers' Reserve Society—R. D. Taylor, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
•Fraternal Benefit League—Frank- P. Tyler, 95 Crown street. New Haven, Conn.
•Fraternal Censer—R. P. Nichols, Dayton, O.
tFraternal Aid Association—T. J. Edmunds, Lawrence, Kas.
Fraternal Assurance Society of America—Fremont L. Jones, Fort Wayne, Ind.
Fraternal Home—Charles Sanderson, Hamilton, Mo.
Fraternal Life Association—S. C. Heacox, Hastings, Neb.
tFraternal Mystic Circle—F. H. Duckwitz, 1913 Arch street. Philadelphia, Pa.
•Fraternal Reserve Association—C. M. Robinson, Oshkosb, Wis.
Fraternal Reserve Life Association—C. M. Carson, Peoria, 111.
•Fraternal Tribunes—Robert Rexdale, Rock Island, III.
tFraternal Union of America—F. F. Roose, president, 1430 Champa street, Denver, Col.
•German Beneficial Union—Louis Thumm, 422 6th avenue, Pittsburg, Pa.
•Grand Fraternity, The—W. E. Gregg, 1414 Arch street, Philadelphia. Pa.
Gold Reserve Life Association—C. W. Campbell, Mount Pleasant, Mich.
Home Defenders of America—J. A. Thrasher, manager, Brazil, Ind.
•Highland Nobles—J. L. Rose, president, Waterloo, Iowa.
Home Fraternal League—C. J. Kinne, Masonic Temple, Chicago, 111.
•Home Guards of America—J. W. Evans, Van Wert, O.
•Ideal Reserve Association—E. W. Donovan, manager, Majestic building, Detroit, Mich.
tlmproved Order of Heptasophs—S. H. Tattersall, Preston and Cathedral streets. Baltimore, Md.
tlndependent Order of Foresters—Dr. Oronhyatekha, Toronto. Ont.
tlndependent Order of Mutual Aid—C. D. Brainard, Peoria, 111.
Independent Order of Puritans—J. W. Powers, 248 4th avenue. Pittsburg, Pa.
Independent Scandinavians* Workingmen's Association—P. J. Smith, Eau Claire, Wis.
•Knights and Ladies of the Red Cross—Galen Groff, 728 Park building, Pittsburg, Pa.
Knights and Ladies of Honor—George D. Tait, Indianapolis, Ind.
tKnights and Ladies of Security—J. M. Wallace, 701 Kansas avenue, Topeka. Kas.
tKnights of Columbus—Daniel Colwell, 23 Church street, New Haven, Conn.
Knights of Father Mathew—T. S. Bowdern, 1803 Locust street, St. Louis. Mo.
tKnights of Honor—Noah M. Glvau, Odd Fellows' Temple, St.'Louis, Mo.
tKnights of Pythias—Carlos S. Hardy, 1220 Manhattan building, Chicago, 111.
tKnights of Maccabees of the World—L. E. Sissler, Port Huron, Mich.
tKnights of the Modern -Maccabees—N. S. Boynton, president, Port Huron, Mich.
tLadies' Catholic Benefit Association—Mrs. J. A. Rover, 443 11th street. Erie, Pa.
tLadies of the Maccabees of the World—Miss Bina M. West, Port Huron, Mich.
tLadies of the Modern Maccabees—Mrs. Francos E. Burns, president, St. Louis. Mich.
Legion of Honor of Missouri—J. M. Smith. 41) Fullerton building, St. Louis. Mo.
Life and Annuity Association—F. I. Shale, Hiawatha, Kas.
•Lincoln Annuity Union—Ernest Duden, 401 Castro street. San Francisco, Cal.
t Loyal Association—Frank S. Petter, Lincoln Trust building. Jersey City. N. J.
•Loyal Guard—E. O. Wood. Flint. Mich.
•Loyal Mystic Legion of America—G. A. Wig ton. treasurer, Hastings, Neb.
L'Union St. Jean-Baptisie—J. Ad. Caron. Woonsocket, R. I.
•Locomotive Engineers' M. L. aud A. Insurance Association—W. E. Futch, president, Cleveland. O.
Married Men's League—John A. Sydney, Hannibal, Mo. •Masonic Mutual Relief Association—William
Montgomery, 12th and F streets, Washington.
D. C. Masonic Catholic Order of Foresters—J. J. Leonard, 17 Worcester street. Boston. Mass. •Modern American Fraternal Order—G. M. Le
Crone, Effingham. 111. •Modern Brotherhood of America—E. L. Balz.
Mason City. Iowa. Modern Magi—A. L. Clark, Holmes building,
Galesburg. III. •Modern National Reserve—I. Earl Lee, Charles
City. Iowa. •Modern Order of Praetorians—C. B. Gardner.
Dallas, Tex. •Modern Protective Association—L. W. Dorsett,
Sayre, Pa. tModern Woodmen of America—C. W. Hawes
Rock Island, 111. •Mutual Protective League—J. R. Paisley, Litchfield. 111. •Mystic Toilers—J. F. Taake. Des Moines. Iowa. •Mystic Workers of the World—Edmund Jackson,
Fulton. 111. National Fraternal League—P. G. Wright, Green
Bay. Wis. •National Protective Legion—George A. Scott,
president, Waverly, N. Y. National Provident Union—F. E. Currier. 325
Eagle building, Brooklyn, N. Y. tNational Union—J. W. Myers. Union building.
Toledo. O. tNew England Order of Protection—M. D. Frye,
20 Pemberton square. Boston, Mass. New Era Association—A. M. Webster, 20 Fountain
street, Grand Rapids. Mich. North American Union—G. Langhenry, Railway
Exchange building, Chicago. 111. •North Star Benefit Association—Ellen A. Olson.
Moline, 111. Occidental Mutual Benefit Association—E. A.
Nickleson, Salina, Kas. Order of Canadian Home Circles—J. M. Foster.
Toronto, Ont. tOrder of Columbian Knights—E. D. Peifer, 701
Masonic Temple, Chicago. 111. Order of Home Guardians—L. D. Milne, Mitchell,
S. D. tOrder of Mutual Protection—G. Del Vecchlo.
National Life building. Chicago, 111. Order of Patricians—E. H. Piatt, Toneller building. Benton Harbor, Mic'i. •Order of Pendo—A. P. Tugwell, president, Los
Angeles, Cal. tOrder of Scottish Clans—Peter Kerr. 134 Summer street, Boston, Maps. Order of Select Knights—George K. Staples. 733
Elllcott square. Buffalo. N. Y. Order of Amaranth—Peter J. Jeup. 212 Moran
street. Detroit, Mich. •Order of the Golden Seal—Arthur F. Bounton,
Roxbury, N. Y. Order of Unitv—C. A. Coons. Pittsburg. Pa. •Order of Washington—J. L. Mitchell, Marquam
building, Portland, Ore. Order of the Iroquois—W. A. Rice, 644 EUicott
square, Buffalo. N. Y. „
Order of the White Cross—Elmer S. Grundy, Jo
liet. 111. •Pathfinder, The—George R. McKay, president.
Society for Savings building. Cleveland. O. tProtected Home Circle—The Hon. W. S. Palmer,
Sharon, Pa. _
tPrudent Patricians of rompeii—David Swinton,
Saginaw. Mich. tRoyal Arcanum—W. S. Robson, 40i Shawmut avenue, Bouton, Mass. tRoval Highlanders—F. J. Sharp, Aurora. Neb. fRoyal League—Charles E. Piper. 1G01 M«^"^
Temple, Chicago. 111. +3nyal Neighbors of America—Mre. Winnie Fiw»
jf, Peoria, 111.
Royal Templars of Temperance (Canada)— Dr. C. V. Enn'oy. Hamilton, Out.
Select Knights and Ladies—Ed. II. Wheeler, Gil Minnesota avenue. Kansas Cit;.. Ku^.
*Soclete des Artisans Cam..iens Francais—Germaine Beaulieu, 115 ltue St. Francois Xaviei', Montreal. Canada.
Sons and Daughters of Justice—W. W. Walker, Minneapolis, lias.
tSupreme Tribe of Ben-IIur—D. W. Gerard, president, Crawfordsville, lnd.
Toilers' Fraternity—Z. T. Trumbo. 217 East Prairie street, Pontiae, 111.
•Triple Tie Benefit Association—G. M. Stratum, Clay Center, Kas.
Union Fraternal League—James F. Reynolds. 185 Summer street, Boston, Mass.
United Aid of Cheboygan—E. A. Hlckey. Cheboygan, Mich.
•United American Mechanics' Junior Order Benefit Degree—S. Collins, 4:>2 Diamond street, Pittsburg. Pa. , ,
United Artisans—C. L. McKenna. Commercial building, Portland, Ore.
tUnited Order of the Golden Cross—W. R. Cooper, Knoxville, Tent).
tl'nited Order of Pilgrim Fathers—Na.han Cary, Lawrence, Mass.''
•United Presbyterian Mutual Benefit Association— Hugh It. Moffett, Monmouth, 111.
Vesta Circle—Frank II. Knapp, 1019 Masonic Temple, Chicago, 111.
Western Catholic Union—John Schauf, Quiucy, 111.
fWomen of Woodcraft—J. L. Wright, Leadville. Col.
Woodmen's Protective Association—W. A. Northcott, president, Springfield, 111.
•Woodmen of the World (sovereign jurisdiction)— J. C. Root, Omaha. Neb.
tWoodmen of the World (Pacific jurisdiction)—I. A. Boak, 1447 Tiemont street, Denver, Col.
Woodmen of the World (Canadian jurisdiction)— W. C. Fitzgerald, London, Ont.
Workmen's Benefit Association—James H. Cutten, 74 Boylston street, Boston, Mass.
•Yeomen of America—F. S. Silshee, president, Oregon, 111.
'Average import price per pound. tConsumption per capita based on net imports. GREAT FLOOD IN PITTSBURG,
During the week of March 11-16, 1907, ten square miles of the city of Pittsburg, Ph., were submerged by n flood in the Monongnhola, Allegheny and Ohio rivers. The water reached the highest stage ever known, which was thirty-seven feet at Market street. Fourteen persons lost their lives, hundreds were made homeless and 100,000
were thrown out of employment. The property loss in Pittsburg and vicinity was estimated at more than $10,000,000. Much damage was also df.ne by high water at Parkersburg and Wheeling. W. Va., and Marietta. Mingo, Athens and Nelsonville, O. In all, fifty-one lives were lost.
PATRIOTIC SOCIETIES OF THE UNITED STATES.
GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC.
First post organized at Decatur, 111., April 6, I860.
Commander In Chief—Chas. G. Burton, Nevada, Mo.
Senior Vice-Commander—Lewis G. Groffltu, Troy, N. Y.
.luuior Vice-Commander—William M. Scott, Atlanta, Ga.
Surgeon-General—Dr. Lane Taneyhill, Baltimore, Md.
Chaplain—Bishop Samuel Fallows, Chicago.
Adjutant-General—Jere T. Dowe, Kansas City, Mo.
Assistant Adjutant-General—Joseph Shaw, Zanesville, O.
Quartermaster-General—Charles Burrows, Rutherford, N. J.
Assistant Quartermaster-General—J. Henry Holcomb, Philadelphia, Pa.
Chief of Staff—J, C. WInans, Toledo, O.
Judge-Advocate General—L. W. Collins, Minneapolis, Minn.
Council of Administration—Frank M. Sterrett. St. Louis; Thomas W. Scott, Springfield, 111.; William Armstrong, Indianapolis; Philip Cheek. Baraboo. Wis.; William J. Patterson. Pittsburg; Samuel J. Lawrence, Northville, Mich.; Janus Owens, New York city.
Inspector-General—Col. D. R. Stowltz, Buffalo, N. Y.
General Headquarters—Zanesvllle, O.
DEPARTMENT COMMANDERS AND ASSISTANT ADJUTANT-GENERALS 1907.
Alabama—W. M. Campbell Florence
C. C. Chapin Birmingham
Arizona—N. S. Fulmer Tucson
W. F. R. Schindler Phoenix
Arkansas—C. Altenberg Little Rock
A. Walrath Little Rock
California and Nevada—
Wm. G. Waters San Francisco
John H. Roberts Sun Francisco
Colorado and Wyoming—
R. H. Melette Harris, Col.
W. W. Ferguson Denver. Col.
Connecticut—Chas. A. Appel Middletown
WTliliam E. Morgan New Haven
Delaware—Je3se Hellings Dover
J. Shitzenburg Wilmington
Florida—Samuel W. Fox Jacksonville
Charles M. Ellis Jacksonville
Georgia and South Carolina—
O. P. Webster Fitzgerald, Ga.
S. C. Brown Fitzgerald, Ga.
Idaho—A. M. Rowe Pavette
H. M. Barber. Boise
Illinois—A. C. Matthews Pittstield
Charles A. Partridge Chicago
Indiana—Wm. A. Ketcham Indianapolis
John R. Fcsler Indianapolis
Indian Territory—A. G. Crutcluner Okmulgee
Samuel II. Smith Muskogee
Iowa—David J. Palmer D»'s Moines
George A. Newman Des Moines
Kansas—R. A. Campbell Hutchinson
J. M. Miller Topeka
Kentucky—Le Vant Dodge Berea
M. J. Gabbard Berea
Louisiana and Mississippi—
P. H. Boyle New Orleans
M, A. C. Hussey New Orleans
Maine—Frank F. Coss Auburn
George F. Gifford Auburn
Maryland—Fred C. Tarr Baltimore
Robert C. Sunstrom Baltimore
Massachusetts—D. Hi L. Gleason Natick
Wilfred A. Wetherbee Boston
Michigan—William Jlbb Adrian
Fayette Wyekoff Lansing
Minnesota—George A. Whitney Wadena
Orron S. Clark Minneapolis
Missouri—T. D. Kimball St. Louis
Thomas. B. Rodgers St. Louis
Montana—B. N. Beebe Butte
R. G. Huston Butte
Nebraska—Thomas A. Crelgb Omaha
A. M. Trimble Lincoln
New Hampshire—Wm. S. Pillsbury.. .Londonderry
Frank Battles Concord
New Jersey—Arthur W. French Forest Hill
W. H. Van Jderstine Newark
New Mexico—W. W. McDonald Albuquerque
J. G. Caldwell Albuquerque
North Dakota—S. J. Hill Fargo
E. C. Gearey Fargo
Ohio—W. S. Rogers Cleveland
Charles Griswold Cleveland
Oklahoma,—Wm. H. Hornaday Lawton
M. M. Duncan Lawton
Oregon—S. F. Blythe Hood River
C. A. Williams Portland
Pennsylvania—Wm. T. Powell Pittsburg
Chas. Suyuum Philadelphia
Potomac—Newton Ferree Washington
James A. Allen Washington
Rhode Island—Ed. Wilson Providence
Philip S. Chase Providence
South Dakota—T. C. DeJean 1'lunkinton
W. G. Andrews Plankiuton
Tennessee—Will A. SicTeer Maysville
B' u A. Hamilton Knoxville
Texas—L. L. Whittaker San Antonio
John H. Bolton San Antonio
I'tah—Alfred Kent Salt Lake City
R. G. Sleater Salt Lake City
Vermont—A. C. Brown Montpeller
Ed Baker Montpelier
Virginia and North Carolina—
A. A. Hagar...National Soldiers' Home, Virginia
John G. Sprague— Nat. Soldiers' Home, Virginia Washingtrn and Alaska—
W. H. Mock Bellingham Wash.
M. C. Cole Bellingham. Wash.
West Virginia—J. M. Adams Uavenswood
A. J. Charter Ravenswood
Wisconsin—John C. Martin Mineral Point
W. W. Williams Mineral Point
NATIONAL ENCAMPMENTS AND COMMANDERS IN CHIEF.
1866—Indianapolis; "S. A. Hurlbut, Illinois. 1808—Philadelphia; John A. Logan. Illinois. 1869—Cincinnati; John A. Logan, Illinois. 1870—Washington; John A. Logan, Illinois. 1871—Boston; A. E. Burnside, Rhode Island. 1872—Cleveland: A. E. Burnside. Rhode Island. 1878—New Haven; C. Devens, Jr., Massachusetts. 1874—Harrisburg; C. Devens, Jr., Massachusetts. 1875—Chicago; J. F. Hartranft, Pennsylvania. 1876—Philadelphia; J. F. Hartranft. Pennsylvania. 1877—Providence; J. C. Robinson, New York. 1878—Springfield; J. C. Robinson, New York. 1879—Albany; William Earnshaw, Ohio. 1880—Dayton, O.; Louis Wagner. Pennsylvania. 1881—Indianapolis; G. S. Merrill. Massachusetts. 1882— Baltimore; P. Vandervoort. Nebraska. 1883—Denver; R. B. Beath, Pennsylvania. 1884—Minneapolis; John S. Kountz", Ohio, 1885—Portland, Me.; S. S. Burdette, Washington,
D. C. 1886—San Francisco; L. Falrchild. Wisconsin. 1887—St. Louis; John P. Rea, Minnesota. 1S8M—Columbus. O.; Win. Warner, Missouri. 188!)—Milwaukee; Russell A. Alger. Detroit. 1890—Boston; W. G. Veazey, Rutland, Vt. 1891—Detroit: John Palmer. Albany. 1892—Washington; A. G. Weissert, Wisconsin. 1893—Indiannpolis: J. G. B. Adams. Massachusetts, 1894—Pittsburg; T. G. Lawler, Illinois. 1895—Louisvillo; I. N. Walker, Indiana. 1896—St. Paul; T. S. Clarkfcon. Omaha. Neb. 1897—Buffalo; J. P. S. Gobin, Lebanon, Pa. 189S—Cincinnati: James A. Sexton. Chicago. 1899—Philadelphia; Albert D. Shaw. N. Y. 1900—Chicago: Leo Rnssieur, St. Louis. 1901—Cleveland; Ell Torrance, Minneapolis. 1902— Washington; T. J. Stewart, Pennsylvania. ]9n:j—San Francisco; J. C. Black, Illinois. 1904—Boston; W. W. Blackmar. Boston. 1905—Denver; James Tanner, Washington. 1906—Minneapolis; Robert B. Brown. Ohio. 1907—Saratoga—Chas. G. Burton. Missouri.
....8,383 ....7,994 ....7,790 ....8.166 ....8,299 ....8,366 ....9,029
2.41 2.7S 2.80 3.02
3.60 3.90 3.90 3.83
DEATH RATE BY YEARS.
1888 4,433 1.18 1S98
1889 4.696 1.18 1899
1890 5,476 1.33 1900
1891 5.965 1.46 1901
1892 ......6,404 1.61 1902
•1893 7.002 1.78 1903.
1894 7,283 2.97 1904.
1895 7,368 2.06
1896 7.293 2.21
1897 7,515 2.35
•June 30. tDec. 31. By a new rule the statistics
are made to cover the calendar year.
Total expended for relief during year ended Dec 31, 1906, $95,314.81.
WOMAN'S RELIEF CORPS. Organized at Denver, Col., July, 1883. President—Kate E. Jones, Ilion N Y Senior Vice-President—Ida K. Martin, Minneapolis Minn. v
Junior Vice-President-Kate G. Vallandighnm, Valley City, N. D.' Treasurer—Charlotte E. Wright. New Haven, Conn Chaplain—Mary E. Hartwell, Los Angeles Cnl' Secretary—Elizabeth Brown Daggett, Attleboro.
Mass. Counselor—Flo Jamison Miller. Wilmington 111 Inspector—Sarah E. Putnam, Dixfield, Me' Installing Officer—Ada G. Mohr. Brooklyn N Y Press Correspondent—Georgia W. MeCl'ell'an,'De'n
nison, Iowa. Patriotic Instructor—Lois M. Knauff. Cleveland, O Chief of Staff—Belle C. Harris, Emporia, Kas. Membership, about 150,000.
LADIES OF THE GRAND ARMY OF THE RE
Organized in Chicago, September, 18R6.
President—Clara N. Sawyer, South Portland Me
Senior Vico-President-VIrginia McClure, Peoria, 111.
Junior Vice-President—Susan James, Jacksonville,
Fla. Secretary—Florence M. Wallace, China, Me. Treasurer—Catherine Ross, Denver, Col. Chaplain—Katheryn Fairback, St. Louis, Mo. Counselor—Elma B. Dalton, Winfield, Kas. National Inspector—Genevieve H. Longneld, 219
Walnut street. Chicago, 111. Headquarters—South Portland, Me. Membership, about 45,000.
DAUGHTERS OF VETERANS.
President—Miss C. Millie Leighton, Clinton, Mass.
Senior Vice-President—Mrs. Nettie Fox, Massillon, Ohio.
Junior Vice-President—Miss Clara F. Hoover, Chi cago, 111.
Treasurer—Miss Agnes I. McCoy, SomervIUe, Mass.
Chaplain—Mrs. Sarah B. Danford, Concord, N. H.
Inspector—Miss Anna M. Kelley, Pueblo, Col.
Patriotic Instructor— airs. George E. Wilson, Portland, Me.
Secretary—Miss M. Althea Field, 35 Cedar street,
UNITED' CONFEDERATE VETERANS.
General Commanding—Gen. Stephen D. Lee, Columbus, Miss.
Adj.-Gen. and Chief of Staff-Maj.-Gen. William E. Mickle. New Orleans, La.
Army of Northern Virginia Dept.—Commander, Lieut.-Geu. C. I. Walker, Charleston, S. C.; Adj.Gen. and Chief of Staff; Brig.-Gen. Richard i$. Davis, Petersburg, Va.
South Carolina Div.—Commander. Maj.-Gen. T. W Carwilc, Edgefield. S. C; Adj.-Gen. and Chief of Staff, Col. J. M. Jordan, Greenville, S. C.
North Carolina Div.—Commander, Maj.-Gen Julian S. Carr, Durham, N. C.; Adj-Gen. and Chief of Staff, Col. H. A. London, Pittsboro, N. C.
Virginia Div.—Commander, Maj.-Gen. S. Boiling. Petersburg; Adj.-Gen. and Chief of Staff, Col. Wm. M. Evans, Petersburg.
West Virginia Div.—Commander. Maj.-Gen. Robert White. Wheeling, W. Va.; Adj.-Gen. and Chief of Staff. Col. A. C. L. Gatewood. Linwood.
Marvland Div.—Commander, Maj.-Gen. A. C. Trippe, Baltimore, Md.; Adj.-Gen. and Chief of Staff, Col. D. S. Briscoe, Baltimore.
Army of Tennessee Dept.—Commander, Lieut.Gen. Clement A. Evans, Atlanta, Ga.; Adj.-Gen. and Chief of Staff, Brig.-Gen. E. T. Sykes, Columbus, Miss.
Louisiana Div.—Commander. Maj.-Gen. J. A. Prud
'homme, Bermuda; Adj.-Gen. and Chief of Staff, Col. T. W. Castleman, New Orleans.
Tennessee Div.—Commander, Maj-Gen. G. W. Gordon, Memphis, Tenn.: Adj.-Gen. and Chief of Staff, Col. J. P. Hickman. Nashville.
Florida Div.—Commander, Maj.-Gen. William H. Jewell. Orlando; Adj.-Gen. and Chief of Staff, Col. Robert J. Magill, Jacksonville.
Alabama Div.—Commander, Maj.-Gen. G. P. Harrison. Opelika; Adj.-Gen. and Chief of Staff, Col. II. E. Jones, Montgomery.
Mississippi Div.—Commander, Maj.-Gen. Robert I.owry, Jackson; Adj.-Gen. and Chief of Staff, Col. J. L. McCaskill, Brandon.
Georgia Div.—Commander, Maj.-Gen. A. J. West, Atlanta; Adj.-Gen. and Chief of Staff, Col. J. C. Lynos, Atlanta.
Kentucky Div.—Commander, Maj.-Gen. Bennett H. Young, Louisville, Ky.; Adj.-Gen. and Chief of Staff, Col. W. A. Milton, Louisville.
Trans-Mississipni Dent.—Commander. Lieut.-Gen. W. L. Cabell, Dallas; Adi.-Gen. and Chief of Staff, Brig.-Gen. A. T. Watts, Beaumont. Tex.
Texas Div.—Commander, Maj.-Gen. K. M. Van Zant, Fort Worth; Adj.-Gen. and Chief of Staff. Col. George Jackson, Fort Worth,
Missouri Div.—Commander. Maj.-Gen. John B. Stone. Kansas City; Adj.-Gen. and Chief of Staff, John C. Moore, Kansas City.
Arkansas Div.—Commander. Brig.-Gen. James H. Berry, Pine Bluff; Adj.-(Jen. and Chief of StafT, Col. W. M. Watkins. Little Kock.
Oklahoma Div.—Commander, Maj.-Gen. John Threadgill. Oklahoma City; Adj.-Gen. and Chief of Staff. William M. Cross, Oklahoma City.
Northwest Div.—Commander, Maj.-Gen. Paul A. Fhsz, Philipsfurg, Mont.; Adj.-Gen. and Chief of Staff, Col. Wm. Kay, Philipsburg, Mont.
Pacific Div.—Commander, Maj.-Gen. William C. Harrison, M. D., Los Angeles; Adj. -Gen. and Chief of Staff, Louis Tienian. Tiemau, Cal.
Membership, about 60,000; camps. 1.300.
The purpose of the society Is strictly social, literary, historical and benevolent.
UNION VETERANS' UNION. Commander in Chief— W. L. Dickey, Lowell. Mass. First Deputy Commander in Chief—Patrick Hayes,
Maine. Surgeon-General—W. S. Norcross, Maine. Chaplain—L. H. Little, Massachusetts. Adjutant-General—John Munroe, Haverhill. Mass. Assistant Adjutant-General—D. B. H. Bartlett,
Lowell, Mass. Quartermaster—Gen. Fred J. Lufler, Haverhill.
Executive Committee—F. L. Van Auken, Washington; A. W. Moore, Now York; E, N. Rose, Minnesota; Fred S. Snow, Connecticut; George W. Wentworth. Massachusetts; \V. S. Oakman, Maine; James Dammers, Massachusetts.
UNION VETERANS' LEGION.
National Commander— W. II. R. Neal, Philadelphia, Pa.
Senior Vice-Commander—Jacob B. Smith, Wilmington, Del.
Junior Vice -Commander—J. S. Duschane, Newcastle. Pa.
Quartermaster-General—J. N. Keiser, Pittsburg, Pa.
Surgeon-General—G. W. Born. Buffalo, N. Y.
Chaplain—N. H. Holmes, Pittsburg, Pa.
REGULAR ARMY AND NAVY UNION OF THF
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
Incorporated by special act of congress.
Commander—Joseph B. Morton, Washington, D. C.
Senior Vice Commander—James I'. Lock wood, Chicago, III.
Adjutant-General—Daniel O. Drennan, Washington, D. C.
Paymaster-General—John G. Maynard, Washington. D. C.
Quartermaster-General—W. R. Melcher, Washington, D. C.
Special Inspector-General-^J. M. Campbell, 61 Washlngton-st., Chicago, 111.
Assistant Inspector-General—William Stein, Chicago, 111.
Headquarters—Washington, D. C.
General Phil H. Sheridan Garrison No. 31, Chicago, meets the 2d and 4th Mondays in each month In Memorial hall, public library building. Commander, James P. Lock wood; adjutant, C. J. S. Arey.
UNITED SPANISH WAR VETERANS.
Commander in Chief—Walter S. Hale. California.
Senior Vice-Commander—Henry W. Busch, Michigan.
Junior Vice-Commander—John J. Caris, Illinois,
Judge-Advocate General—John J. McGrath, Massachusetts.
Surgeon-General—John H. Grant. M. D., New York.
Paymaster-General—Frank C. Jones, Pennsylvania.
Commissary-General—Calvin Welvin, Washington.
Chief Mustering Officer—Wm. H. Lyons. Kentucky.
National Historian—J. W. Mitchell, Washington, D. C. •
President Ladles' Auxiliary—Mrs. Elizabeth McNamara. Massachusetts.
DEPARTMENT OF ILLINOIS.
Commander—John R. Powers, Elgin.
Senior Vice-Commander—Oliver D. Steele, Chicago.
Junior Vice-Commander—Emery F. Marshall, Chi
NAVAL AND MILITARY ORDER OF THE
Commander in Chief—Capt. Taylor E. Brown, U. S.
V., Chicago, 111. Senior Vice-Commander in Chief—Maj. Felix Rosenberg, U. S. V., Cleveland, O. Junior Vice-Commander in Chief—Lieut. John S.
Muckle, U. S. N., Philadelphia, Pa. Recorder in Chief—Maj. Frank Keck, U. S. V., 78
Broad street, New York, N. Y. Registrar in Chief—Maj. Samuel T. Armstrong, U.
S. V., 78 Broad street. New York, N. Y. Treasurer in Chief—Capt. John T. Hilton, U. S. V.,
78 Broad street. New York. N. Y. Chaplain in Chief—Rev. H. A. Hoyt, U. S. V.,
Commander—Col. Edward C. Young, U. S. V„ Chicago.
Recorder—Lieut. Gordon Strong, U. S. V., 209 State street, Chicago.
Treasurer—Lieut. Chesley R. Perry, U. S. V., 189 LaSalle street. Chicago.
Registrar—Ensign Warren F. Purdy, late U. S. N,, Chicago.
SOCIETY OF THE ARMY OF THE PHILIPPINES. Commander in Chief— H. A. Crow, Connellsville, Pa. Vice-Commander—B. J. H. Farrell, Chicago, 111. First Junior Commander—Maj.-Gen. J. Franklin
ROUGH RIDERS' ASSOCIATION. President—C. E. Hunter, Oklahoma City. Okla. Vice-President—David Goodrich. New York, N. Y. Sec re t a ry-Treasurer—B. H. Colbert, Tishimingo. Okla.
THE VETERAN CORPS OF ARTILLERY, S. N. Y.
Organized at New York city Nov. 25, 1790. Commandant and Ex-Oflieio President—The Rev.
Morgan Dix. D. D. (Oxon.). LL. D., D, C. L. Vice-Commandant and Ex-Olficio Vice-President—
The Hon. Asa Bird Gardiner, LL. D., L. H. D. Adjutant—Howland Pell, 102 Front street. New
York, N. Y.
Chaplain—The Rev. Frank L. Humphreys, S. T. D.
This independent military organization of the state of New York was organized under the militia law of congress. It also constitutes the Military Society of the War of 1812.
It was originally organized by officers and soldiers of the war of the revolution, principally trom the continental .?orps of artillery, and served in the war of 1812 in June and July, 1812, and then for six months in United States service from Sept. 2, 1814. Afterward It was recruited from officers and soldiers of the war of 1812 of honorable records. The present membership is 135.
SOCIETY OF THE CINCINNATI.
Organized by Gen. George Washington and his officers May 10. 1783, at the cantonments of American army on the Hudson river. New York.
President-General—Winslow Warren, Massachusetts.