Proceedings of the M. E. Grand Royal Arch Chapter of the State of Connecticut; Annual Report

Proceedings of the M. E. Grand Royal Arch Chapter of the State of Connecticut; Annual Report

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...the per capita tax was rejected. Nhile it is only common prudence for Grand Bodies to have a proper reserve fund, we fail to see any good in carrying this practice 'to extremes. Grand Sec'y., George '. 'arvel.e. I'. G. H. P.. submits his ninth annual Correspondence report, 78 pages. Conn., 1910, receives over a page of notice. Comp. '. is a little previous in stating that we adopted a new constitution; action was necessarily postponed to the Annual of 1911. He criticises your Correspondent for questioning an Illinois decision that the loss of the left hand does not render a Brother ineligible for advancement, 'hile we are by no means an advocate of the "perfect youth" theory. it seems correct to assume that all postulants should be able to conform to the requirements of the ritual. Otherwise, the language of the working lectures should be radically changed. He also says: 'I hey have what are known as "working charters" in Conn., and, the phra'.e being a new one to me, I sought some information as to their character. But Kies rather hedges in his explanation and we are as much in the dark as ever. About all that I can tell you is, that a "working" charter is some sort of a new-fangled institution to relieve-"the" charter from active duty. We frankly confessed that we had never seen a working charter, but added our suspicion as to what it was. 'e should naturally assume that a Grand Sec'y. of 'arvelle's intellect and attainments would know to the smallest detail what such a charter is. And we fail to see what warrant he has to accuse us of ''hedging'' when we confessed our absolute ignorance in the premises. Under Georgia, he gives himself away most...show more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236938453
  • 9781236938459