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Fayette County Leader 

 January 23, 1919 Front Page 



Business Meeting Followed by Serving of Refreshments

Fayette Chapter O. E. S. met in regular session Thursday evening, Jan. 16. there were present about sixty members including several visitors. After the usual business was transacted the degrees were conferred on Mrs. Frances Coleman, after which occurred the annual installation of officers impressively conducted by Mrs. H. P. Clark, Past Worthy Matron of Windsor chapter, of Hawkeye. The following officers were installed in their respective officers for the ensuing year:  W. M., Mrs. W. I. Robinson; W. P.  E. J. Bray, A. M, Mrs. G. S. Hartman; Sec'y, Mrs. E. O. [blur]; Treas. Mrs. Emma Clotheir; cond. Mrs. R. W. Thompson; chap., Mrs. H. E. Bentz; Mar., Mrs. E. J. Bray; Organist, Mrs. M. L. Hathaway; Adah, Mrs. F. E. Finch; Ruth, Mrs. S. W. Geiser; Esther, Mrs. D. N. Holmes; Martha, Mrs. E. N. Humiston; Electa, Mrs. W. E. Howell; W., Mrs. A. J. Fox, S., Mr. W. E. Hunt.

At the close of the installation ceremonies the W. P. , Mr. E. J. Bray, in behalf of the chapter, presented Mrs. A. H. Thompson, the retiring Worthy matron, with a fine past matron's pin. Also, Mrs. M. L. Hathaway was given a beautiful cut glass fern dish in appreciation of her services as organist since the organization of the Chapter. Delicious refreshments were served and a most enjoyable evening spent by all present. 


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