Issue 2 and Volume 19.

THE BOSTON FIREMEN’S MUTUAL RELIEF FUND, The Boston Firemen’s Mutual Relief Association has just held its twenty-fourth annual meeting. Since its organization it has paid out to its beneficiaries $304,000. The first death call, which was in 1872, brought $674 to the heirs of the deceased; the latest and largest, $1,800. The receipts for 1895 were $884.35; the expenditures, $200. The number admitted to membership was 58; number of deaths during the year, 16; forfeitures, 29; resignation, _____, leaving a total membership, December 31, 1895, of 910. The permanent fund has been increased by $174, new admittance fees, ami $60.61, interest on deposits. The balance in hand is $197.51. The assessment fund receipts aggregated $25,074; payments $25,014. On the sixteen deaths fourteen benefits were paid. The other two benefits will be paid this month. During the year 1894 there were paid in benefits more than $40,000. The following officers were…

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