Broome Republican Saturday November 2, 1901.
Stephen is the commander of Bartlett post, the fraternal organization, set up to gather together members of the North who fought in the Civil War. They petitioned for black veterans' voting rights, pensions for Civil War Veterans and a national holiday. WRC, Women's Relief Corps supported their efforts and worked for pensions for nurses.
Leoria Meeker acts as an usher at the 25th anniversary celebration given for members Mr. and Mrs. James E. Eaton. Mrs. Eaton had served as treasurer of the society.