Proceedings of the Grand Holy Royal Arch Chapter of Pennsylvania and Masonic Jurisdiction Thereunto Belonging, for the Year Ending Volume 117-120

Proceedings of the Grand Holy Royal Arch Chapter of Pennsylvania and Masonic Jurisdiction Thereunto Belonging, for the Year Ending Volume 117-120

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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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ..."I would therefore recommend that our capable Committee on Masonic Jurisprudence take up the subject of Dependent Membership, and discuss it in all its phases and, if they think it proper, introduce a resolution at this Annual ('on-ocation, to be laid over until the next Annual Convocation for action, requiring all Companions to be afiiliated in their respective lodges in order to make their membership in Constituent Chapters of full force and effect." On the question of Income Tax: "On the morning of April 25, by previous arrangement, I met with the Trustees and some other Otticers of the several Grand Bodies, at the Ofiice of our Grand Secretary, to formulate a plan of defense against an attempt made in certain places to impose an income tax on our Masonic bodies. Later this question was tried out before the Tax Commission at Madison, and it is expected that the proposed imposition of such a tax has been abandoned." And the following conclusion is worthy of note: "And in conclusion let me say that during more than forty years in Masonry, I have come to believe that the Companion who has been so fortunate as to fully accept and absorb the spirit of Masonry, is thereby in sympathy with everything that is good and true. He is charitable and merciful in his judgments, he has learned how to make friends and keep them. because he thinks well and not evil of other men; he can look an honest man or a pure woman straight in the eye; he sees something to love in a little child; he can look out on the world and see something besides dollars and cents; he can look into a puddle by the road-side, and see a clear sky, rather than only mud; he can look upward at night and see beyond th'e stars; and besides all this, ...
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  • Paperback | 364 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 649g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236974751
  • 9781236974754