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Society. The article is most complete and satisfactory, written with the

customary scholarly accuracy characteristic of Professor Knight. Judge

James H. Anderson, the President of The Old Northwest Genealogical

Society, has an interesting, and, of course, sympathetic article upon his

son, James Thomas Anderson, Lieutenant U. S. A., who died in Colorado

Springs, March 13, 1904, and was buried on the 17th of March, at Marion,

Ohio. There is also an article by the late William Trimble McClintick,

of Chillicothe, Ohio, upon Hugh Williamson; also Reminiscences of

early Green Bay, Wisconsin, contributed by Stephen B. Feet, the historian

and archaeologist of Chicago.

The Old Northwest Genealogical Society is to be congratulated upon

the results it is accomplishing under the guidance of its President, Judge

James H. Anderson, and its Secretary, Frank T. Cole. It is doing a

valuable and permanent work and merits the unqualifying success which

is rewarding its efforts.




The annual National Convention of the Sons of the American Rev-

olution was held in St. Louis June 15 and 16. The attendance was large,

nearly every state of the Union being represented, the total number of

delegates being in the neighborhood of four hundred. Ohio was unusually

well represented by thirteen delegates as follows: E. O. Randall, delegate

at large, Columbus; Isaac F. Mack, Sandusky; William A. Tay-

lor, Columbus; Daniel S. Miller, Upper Sandusky; James H.

Anderson, Columbus; Mozart Gallup, Sandusky; Allen Briggs Clem-

ens, Columbus; Moulton Houk, Toledo; Charles M. Beer, Ashland; Clem-

ent C. Martin, Fostoria; George A. Thayer, Cincinnati; E. P. Whallon,

Cincinnati; and William Rombo, Brownsville, Pa.

The interest and success of the convention, however, was somewhat

marred by the attempt to hold the meetings on the grounds of the Louisi-

ana Purchase Exposition. Headquarters were established at the Inside

Inn, which proved totally unable to accommodate either the meeting of the

convention or the individual delegates. As a result the several sessions

were held in different quarters-the Pennsylvania Building, Music Hall,

and elsewhere, making it exceedingly inconvenient for the delegates,

indeed, quite difficult for them to keep posted as to where the meetings

were to be held. The attendance at the meetings was thereby much de-

pleted. Another destructor in the equation was the counter attraction

of the Exposition and its show features. The cold fact was that the enter-

tainments of the Pike were too alluring for many of the degenerate scions

of noble sires who fought, bled and died in the American Revolution.

Three sessions of the Convention were held, at the last of which the fol-

lowing officers were elected for the ensuing year:  President General,

James Denton Hancock, Franklin, Pa. Vice-Presidents General: George