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Wood County Reporter, Jan. 16, 1913
(Merrill, Wis., January 13) Merrill Lodge, No. 671, B'nai B'rith, is no
more, the local members of this Jewish body affiliating with the Wausau
fraternity at a special mass meeting held yesterday in this city. The
following of Wausau were present: Messrs. Winkelmann, Schafer, Kreide,
Putzke, Levine, Max Cohen and Abe Wisner. Hon. Mayor J. A. Cohen of Grand
Rapids, was also a visitor at the meeting.