« 上一頁繼續 »
JOURNAL OF PROCEEDINGS.
RIGHT WORTHY GRAND LODGE
I. O. G. T.
THIRTIETH ANNUAL SESSION.
MASONIC TEMPLE, WASHINGTON, D. C., U. S. A.
, , . }
The Right Worthy Grand Lodge of the Independent Order of Good Templars met in the city of Washington, District of Columbia, U. S. A., on Tuesday, the 27th day of May, 1884, and was called to order at 10 o'clock A.M. by the R. W. G. Templar, Geo. B. Katzenstein.
The following officers were present, and answered to their names upon the calling of the roll: R. W. G. T., GEO, B. KATZENSTEIN
California R. W. G. C., ORONHYATEKHA .
Canada R. W. G. V. T., MRS. SARAH A. LEONARD . Massachusetts R. W. G. S., F. G. KEENS .
Nebraska R. W. G. T., URIAH COPP, JR.
Illinois C. S. J. T., Miss GERTRUDE CUSHMAN .
. Ohio R. W. G. D. Mar., Mrs. Mary E. WARREN
Wisconsin R. W. G. I. G., MRS. C. BOUGHTON
New York R. W. G. O. G., REV. A. BARRY .
Kentucky P. R. W .G. T., J. J. HICKMAN .
Missouri Those absent were: R. W. G. Chaplain, Rey. C. A. WOOLEY
Oregon R. W. G. Mar., A. W. ARMSTRONG .
Virginia R. W. G. Mess., Y. A. WOODWARD .
The R. W. G. Templar made the following pro tem. appointments :
R. W. G. Chaplain, Rev. Geo. C. Hart, Pennsylvania ; P. R. W. G. Mar., W. A. RUCKER, Virginia.
On motion of Bro. Keens, R. W. G. S., Bro. David C. Beach, of Kansas, was appointed Journal Clerk for this session.
Rep. A. S. Draper, of New York, moved that the R. W. G. Templar appoint two official reporters of this session, at a compensation of $25 each. Carried. Edward F. Stephens of Mass. and
were appointed reporters.
It was moved that a committee of five, on Credentials, be appointed. Carried.
The R. W. G. Templar appointed Bro. F. G. Keens, R. W. G. S., ex officio chairman, and Reps. W. S. Williams, Ontario, A. S. Draper, New York, A, M. Way, Indiana and W. H. Black, Pennsylvania, as such committee.
The Committee on Credentials presented their report as follows:
REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON CREDENTIALS.
WASHINGTON, D. C., May 27, 1884. To the Right Worthy Grand Lodge I. 0. G. T. :
Your Committee on Credentials report the names of the following Representatives from their respective Grand Lodges in attendance, and entitled to seats in this body, viz. :
ALABAMA-Two votes. Mrs. 0. A. Cutler.
MAINE-Five votes. B. C. Torsey, Mrs. E. H. Mason, Mrs. H. F. Dowst, Rev. H. C. Munson, J. W. Knowlton.
MANITOBA—Two votes. Thomas Nixon.
MICHIGAN—Four votes. D. P. Sagendorph, John Evans, Mrs. D. P. Sagendorph, A. O. Crozier.
MINNESOTA-Two votes. W. P. Roberts, J. H. Durnam.
NEW YORK-Seven votes. A. S. Draper, W. Martin Jones, Milton A. Fowler, Dr. D. H. Mann, Mrs. G. H. Niver, R. M. Tinkham, C. L. Baxter.
NEW JERSEY—Two votes. W. P. Crooks, Lyman Rice.
OHIO—Three votes. Harry B. White, Arthur W. Nichols, Mary E. Pinney.
ONTARIO—Four votes. J. H. Flagg, E. S. Cummer, Daniel Rose, W. S. Williams.
PENNSYLVANIA-Four votes. Rev. Geo. C. Hart, Wm. H. Black, John E. Jenkins, Ed. A. Packer.
PRINCE EDWARD'S ISLAND-One vote. J. C. Underhay.
VIRGINIA—Three votes. W. W. Berry, W. W. Thornton, Miss Rebecca R. Pidgeon.
WEST VIRGINIA—One vote. James P. Morgan.
WISCONSIN-Four Votes. S. D. Hastings, B. F. Parker, J. F. Cleghorn, Nancy J. Comstock.
The Committee have had presented to them a paper from the Grand Lodge of Florida purporting to authorize Bro. C. T. Kelley, of Tennessee, to represent said Grand Lodge in this body. The Committee report that in their judgment the law of the Order does not permit of proxy representation and therefore report adversely to the application.
The Grand Lodge of Kentucky sends Bros. R. S. Cheves and C. E. Swift as representatives, but as the Grand Lodge is indebted to this body the Committee is obliged to report adversely to their admission until the account is settled.
The Grand Lodge of Tennessee is also in arrears. Bro. Kelley, the representative, states that the amount has lately been forwarded, but the Committee recommend that he be not admitted until the same is received.
The Grand Lodge of Nebraska makes application for the admission of a third representative. The Committee will make a subsequent report upon this matter.
F. G. KEENS,
Committee. Rep. Brackett, of Maine, moved that immediately upon the conferring of the R. W. G. Lodge degree the R. W. G. L. be opened in the subordinate degree for the admission of visitors. Carried.