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Powell Elected Commander

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Bloomistgton, HU., May 16.- Nearly all the Sons of 'Veterans [and many members of the Grand Anny have left Bloomington. Rain feil all day and the weather was chilly and disagreeable. Owing to the desire of the delegates to get away the election of officers was brought up and GeDpriU W. H. Powell, of Belleville, elected eommander. The vote was: Powell, 453; McNuIta, 319, and lt was made unaniinous. C. T. Coleman, of Cantón, was elected senior vice commander, and B. D. Hubbard, of Neoga, junior vioe commander. The matter of selecting the location ol the enoampment next year comes up today. It will probably be left to the commander and a committee, and located wherever the best railway rates can be secured. Cairo still seems to be in tha lead for the honor. It is conceded that Commander Powell will retain Fred W. Spink, of Chicago, as adjutant. This fact flgured in the election. Schroeder's Opera House was crowded last night on the oocasion of the camp flre by the Prisonerg of War association. There was a reception at the Windsor hotel in honor of the president and staff of the Woman'i Belief Corps.


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