Proceedings of the Annual Session of the Grand Lodge of North Carolina, Independent Order of Odd Fellows Volume 64-67

Proceedings of the Annual Session of the Grand Lodge of North Carolina, Independent Order of Odd Fellows Volume 64-67

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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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...said applicant shall be admitted; provided, that in case of doubt the Resident Trustee or Trustees shall be authorized to send some suitable brother or sister to thoroughly investigate the said application and report the findings thereon; and provided that if the Resident Trustee or Trustees think proper, he or they may refer any application to the Board in session. All application for admission to the Home shall be made by the Lodge of Which the father, at the time of his death, was a member, or the Lodge nearest where the child resides, upon blanks to be furnished by the Board. Rule la. No child shall be admitted to the Home unless the father was, at the time of hisdcath, a member of some Lodge, I. O. O. F., in the State of North Carolina, and no child shall be admitted under the age of five nor over fifteen. Rule r3. No child shall be admitted to the home who has within reach adequate means of support, or whose mother, if living, is able to support and educate said child. The remarriage of the mother of any orphan child placed in the Home shall be considered prima facie evidence of ability to support such a child, and the Trustees shall be invested with authority to return said child to such parent, unless in their discretion, after due investigation, they deem it unwise to do so. The Board of.Trustees shall have the discretionary power at any time to place any child out to be employed at some useful vocation or where the child can have a good home and be educated, with the consent of its parent, guardian or other person, or the Lodge having charge of such child, and shall take such guarantee for the care and education of such child as they deem best. They may also dismiss any child from the Home for proper cause. _ Rule 14. No person...show more

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  • Paperback | 418 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 744g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236822757
  • 9781236822758