The Eastern Star Volume 9

The Eastern Star Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...and de corn; a pretty sight. In many fields the cotton ball was just ready to pick, and the snowy white appearance in one field and the next large fields of corn with its silk hanging down, was pretty, to say the least, and interesting to one who sees these things for the first time. On the evening of the twelfth, we arrived at Fort Worth, a city of 40,000 people, where we found a committee from Tarrant Chapter in waiting, and later we met our good Sister Hart, W. A. Grand Conductress, and also the efficient Grand Secretary of Texas--to her we are indebted for favors. We were driven to the Hotel Delaware, where apartments had been procured for us; and we were glad to get agood night's rest. Oct. 13, at 2 p. M., the Grand Chapter was called to order by the Grand Patron. The Grand Matron being in poor health, requested the brother to preside; and the Grand Chapter was opened in due form, after which your representative of the General Grand Chapter was received in due form and very cordially welcomed as the guest of the Grand Chapter. After business was transacted, the Grand Chapter called off. In the evening the work was exemplified by Tarrant Chapter, Ft. Worth. Too much praise cannot be accorded them for the exquisite rendering of the entire ceremony. A splendid supper was provided, with music during the tire evening, which was very enjoyable, together with the beautiful songs, sentiments, etc. This closed the first day's session. Oct. 14, at five minutes past nine, we reached the Hall in time to find we were tardy; the session was called for nine, and the gavel was sounded on time during every session. In the Grand Patron, Brother Garrison, they have an officer seldom equaled, never surpassed in the promptmanner of dispatching more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 222g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236780116
  • 9781236780119