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LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEERS' AUXILIARY. The Dubuque Division 218, Grand International Auxiliary to the Brotherhood of Locomotive Eng8neers was organized in Dubuque on July 1, 1896 with thirty charter members. The purpose of the organization was to "dispense charity, render assistance and promote sociability within the families of its members. Meetings were held semi-monthly.



"Activities," Telegraph-Herald ad Times-Journal, August 24, 1930, p. 19