A thumb-nail history of the city of Houston, Texas, from its founding in 1836 to the year 1912 Page: 59
THE CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXS 59
There was a great street parade in which were
large delegations from several interior cities, mostly
from points on the Houston
L. Ollre, first assistant; S. M. McAshan, president;
Robert Brewster, secretary; R. Cohen, treasurer.
Hook and Ladder, No. 1-H. P. Roberts, president;
L. Blanton, vice-president; William Cameron,
secretary; 0. L. Cochran, treasurer; Dr. Thom.
Robinson, foreman; J. C. Hart, first assistant; G.
W. Gazley, second assistant.
Stonewall, No. 8-Joseph F. Meyer, foreman;
L. M. Jones, first assistant; F. J. Frank, second assistant;
W. Long, president; F. Ludke, vice-president;
W. E. Smith, secretary.
Brooks, No. 5-I. C. Ford, foreman; William
Alexander, first assistant; J. C. Thomas, Jr., second
assistant; J. C. Thomas, Sr., president; I.
Snowball, vice-president; S. L. Mateer, secretary;
Thos. Milner, treasurer.
Eagle, No. 7-John Shearn, Jr., foreman; Willie
Van Alstyne, first assistant; Ed. Mather, second
The Telegraph added the following bit of information
about the companies taking part in the parade:
Protection No. 1, organized in 1886
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