Proceedings of the Grand Commandery, Knights Templar and Appendant Orders of the District of Columbia Volume 17-22

Proceedings of the Grand Commandery, Knights Templar and Appendant Orders of the District of Columbia Volume 17-22

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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. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ... for the elevation and betterment of womankind in all of life's activities in which she bears a part. R. E. Sirs C. E. Owenshire and Geo. M. Stowe were elected honorary members, for which honor they expressed fitting thanks. Aftcr the election and installation of officers R. E. Sir Hill was the happy recipient of a Past Grand Commander's jewel. On the suggestion of Grand Recorder Stockwell "tiny jewels" were authorized to be purchased and presented to the widows of four Past Grand Commanders. This was very knightly and gallant on the part of our North Dakota fraters, and these tokens of their care and thoughtfulness will no doubt be greatly appreciated by the recipients. As the report on correspondence has no "before or after" and is unsigned, we were in doubts for a while as to whom we were to attribute it, but looking through the body of the Proceedings we there found noted the presentation by E. Sir Walter L. Stockwell of his third annual report on " F raternal Correspondence." In his presentation he says he had reviewed the Proceedings of every Grand Commandery for 1912, save that of New Mexico, and after expressing satisfaction in the knowledge gained as to what was going on in the Templar world and referring to the varied conditions he had noticed he closes his remarks as follows: Our efforts seem to meet with reasonable favor from other jurisdictions, and for these manifestations of knightly courtesy we are deeply grateful. It is our purpose to make North Dakota known and respected at home and abroad. He is not only making North Dakota known and respected but its fraternal correspondent as well, for his reports are able and excellent and evince care and thought in their preparation and a...show more

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  • Paperback | 410 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 730g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236792947
  • 9781236792945