Proceedings of the Grand Holy Royal Arch Chapter of Pennsylvania and Masonic Jurisdiction Thereunto Belonging, for the Year Ending Volume 110-113

Proceedings of the Grand Holy Royal Arch Chapter of Pennsylvania and Masonic Jurisdiction Thereunto Belonging, for the Year Ending Volume 110-113

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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. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...Our reviewer asks: " Of what is this a sign P" Of the respect the Grand Chapter has for the clergy. Besides, eleven Chaplains for over 25,000 Companions is not extravagant. Comp. George M. Ford, M. E. Grand High Priest. Comp. D. K. Reed, R. E. Grand Secretary. J. V. H. WISCONSIN, 1905. The Fifty-sixth Annual Convocation of the Grand Royal Arch Chapter opened in ample form in the Masonic Building in Milwaukee Tuesday morning, Feb. 20, 1906, at 10 A. M., M. E. Grand High Priest Villiam E. Schwahn presiding. After announcing the appropriate committees for the performance of the business to be presented to the Convocation, the Grand High Priest delivered his address, inwhich he extends cordial greetings to the members present, but sadly refers to the ninety-five Companions who have passed the vails and have taken up their permanent abode in the country beyond the river of Death. The year has been an uneventful one, no contentions having arisen to mar the peace and harmony which should at all times prevail among the Companions. He says: "I am not an advocate of a multiplicity of laws, having endeavored during my Masonic life to reduce the laws governing my intercourse with my Companions to a very simple code. Whatever is right and just is Masonic; whatever wrong and unjust is un-Masonic. Applying this rule of law to my own actions, I find I have avoided many an unpleasant difficulty, that the path of life has been made smoother, and that if we make this our motto, a Royal Arch iIason need never be called to account for un-Masonic conduct." And further: "Masonry offends no prejudice; it opposes no sect; it stands aloof from all the noisy clamors of the day. Its mission is social and silent; it does good and...show more

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  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 544g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236858948
  • 9781236858948