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Elk Lodge Organized

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The Elks organizad Ann Arbor lodge, No. 325, B. P. O. E., iu Ann Arbor Weduesday and incidental to it there was all kinds of fun, snob astbe wearers of the autlers kuow full well how to make. The orgauizatiou was perfected at Granger's hall iu the afternoon, the following offioers bein iustalled : Exalted ruler, Chas. E. Hiscock; esteemed leadiug kuight, Warren E. Walker; esteenied loyal knight, A. P. Perguson ; secretary, Fred Hnntoon ; treasurer, James E. Harkius; tyler, Jas. E. Burke. The fullowiug offioers were appointetl : Squire, Geo. F. Kny chaplain, W. H. Dorrance. The total nnmber initiated was 36. In the evening there was a great banquet at Light Iufantry hall. Senator Smith, of Jackson. aoted as chairnjan. James B. Molnuis, of Grand Rapids, depnty grand rnler, Robert Lake, of Jarkson, grand secretary, S. H. Kelley, of Detroit, and Albert Myers, of Flinr, were present and asoisted iu the festivities, as well as in the initiation in the afternoon. Amoug other speakers besides those from abroad were Messrs. Hiscock and Kline and other local post prandial speakers of note. The looal lodge starts off with some of tbe best bueiuess men in the city. Ypsilanti was to have had a delegation to ride the goat, but they did not materializa, and the local elks are jast waiting for them to present themselves for initiatiou, which will probably oocnr early in Jannary. Then everyone willsiug"Ob, what a night!" for which the ïpsilanti members will be snposed to furnish the mnsic.


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