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In Two Peninsulas

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The animal encampment of the Julón Veteran's Union, department f Michigan was held at Jaekson. Mayor Weatherwax, extended the freedora of he city to the veterans, and was folowed "by Hon. James ü'Donnell witli an address. Coinmander Long responded to the address with fitting words, and was f olio wed Mis. Anna Ilarrington, departmen president of the V. V. R. U. At the evening camptire the veterans had a iolly ;ime. Speeches were made by Hon. Uugene Pringle, Commander Long, Deputy Commander Jacklin, Col. Meade and Miss Marión Lyons. The following oflicers were chosen: Department commander, James W. Long, Grand Rapids; first deputy, Geo. K. Mead; second aeputy, K. W. Jacklin, Detroit: surgeon-general, C. H. Haskin, Jackson; chaplain, C. R. Davis, Camden; judge advocate, Col. P. A. Tietsort, Detroit; assistant adjutant-general. Col. Ilenr3' (ibson, Grand Rapids. Resolutions were adopted advising that the pension department be taken out of politics and placed under control of the war department; advisingthatsoldiers' homes be placed under control of a commission instead of the war department; sympathizing with the Cuban patriots. The next encampment will be held at Grand Rapids. The eighth annual encampment of the W. V. R. U. held its sessions contemporaneously with the ü. V. U. Mrs. Harrington delivered the annual address. JN'ew oflicers elected were: Department president, Ma4aline l!eynolds, of Jackson; senior vice-president, Lydia S. Sprague, of Greenville junior vice-president, Lottie Platt, oi Hay City; chaplain, Anna Morrey. oí Coiclwater: treasurer, Mrs. O. A. ílewitt, of Jackson; secretary, Sarah .r Brown, of Jaokson; conduetress, Lettie Kenyon, of Moutrose; inside guard Fanny Hogue, of Coldwater: outeide ffuard, Lena Eiartman, of .lackson; in stalling ollicer, l.ucy Sheldon of Byron


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