The Freemason and Masonic Illustrated. a Weekly Record of Progress in Freemasonry Volume 47

The Freemason and Masonic Illustrated. a Weekly Record of Progress in Freemasonry Volume 47

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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. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...White, P.A.G.D.C., as J.W.; Rev. S. T. H. Saunders, M.A., P.G.C., as Chaplain; R. Percy 1-'. W. Simpson, Deputy G.D.C., as D.C.; John Byford, Junr., A.G.S.B., as I.G.; Henry Sadler, G. Tyler. The consecration being completed, the Grand Secretary installed Bro. W. E. Riley, P.M. 184, as first W.M., who thereupon invested his officers a.s follow: Bros. James Wilson, as Acting I.P.M.; E. B. B. Newton, S.W.;-John H. Rider, J.W.; J. G. Gowan, Treasurer; H. E. Blain, Secretary; A. D. Greatorex, S.D.; William Hodson, .D.; J. I-I. H. Manley, .l.A., M.D., P.P.J.G.W., D.C.; Fred Schofield, I.G.; E. A. Pratt, Organist; and W. B. Ellis, W. W. Miles, E. H. Essex and E. J. Lovegrove, Stewards. A committee was then appointed to frame the bye-laws, and there were a number of propositions for membership. The Brethren then adjourned to the banqueting table, when some seventy sat down, including Bro. Sir Edward Letchworth. At its conolusion the W.M. proposed the usual loyal and Masonic toasts which were very heartily received. _ In proposing the toast of "The Grand Officers" the W..I. said that those who had given thought to the subject could not fail to realise something of the enormous responsibility which was placed upon their shoulders. He remembered when, years ago, he had attended an estimable little Lodge in Bermuda and had been very heartily received, -his reception broke up the "home sickness" he was at the time suffering from. The very names of such Freemasons as the Earl Amherst and Sir Edward Letchworth had a very real meaning to them even in remote parts, and there was a universal feeling prevailent that there was for them all a. benevolent watchfulness and a sympathetic interest. Bro. Edmund A. Smith regretted that...show more

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  • Paperback | 760 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 38mm | 1,334g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236988485
  • 9781236988485