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GRAND LODGE Ancient, Free and Accepted

Masons of the State of Missouri • Official Proceedings One Hundred Thirty-Sixth Annual Communication • SAINT LOUIS

Sept. 24, 25, and 26, A.D. 1957, A.L. 5957


BIOGRAPHICAL HAROLD MITCHELL JAYNE Grand Master 1956-57

Our outgoing Grand Master traces his genealogy to one William Jayne who was born at Bristol, England, January 25, 1618, just two years before the Mayflower came to America; this ancestor died March 24, 1714, lacking four years being a centenarian. The family is said to have been of French origin, spelling the name D'Jayne. Tradition tells us they came from France to England' and joined a Dutch colony which established itself on Long Island, New York. The Jayne family have been residents of Missouri fo-r more than a century, Grandfather Jayne having come to Scotland County from Kentucky in the early 1850's. Here Augustus Sears Jayne was married to Miss Penelope Redd, daughter of Judge Redd, then a circuit judge in Northeastern Missouri, and to them was born a son, Harold Mitchell Jayne, September I, 1896, while the family were residents of Monroe City, Missouri. It was in Monroe City, his birthplace, that Grand Master Jayne began his education, graduating from the Monroe City High School in 1914. Anxious to become engaged in some active business, he desired experience and thereupon accepted appointment in the local post office as a clerk and carrier. Advancement in such work was none too rapid and he went to Hannibal, where he accepted employment with the Hannibal Construction Company; this gave him other contacts and we find him employed by the Burlington Railroad; taking advantage of this type of work, he began the study of law, devoting his evenings to study. Then, in 1925, he was admitted to the bar, moving in that same year to Memphis, Missouri, where he became a fullfledged attorney-at-law. For fifteen years he was a practicirig attorney in Memphis, acquiring quite a reputation for his handling of legal cases involving consultation and good judgment. But here occurred an event which changed the whole tenor of his work; it was the death of the cashier of the Bank of Scotland County, and the illness of an uncle, who was also connected with the bank, re;;ulting in his entering the banking profession and becoming cashier of the bank. He remained in that position until May, 1945, when he was called to become executive vice-president of the Trenton National Bank, Trenton, Missouri, one of the largest and most substantial banks in Northwest Missouri. However, love for his old home town, in which he had acquired an outstanding reputation, caused him to resign and return to Memphis as cashier of the Farmers and Merchants Bank of Memphis. And we should not overlook the one year our past grand master spent in teaching school in Marion County; this no doubt caused him to take a particular interest in the work of the public school; he was, therefore, qualified when elected a member of the school board at Trenton, during his residence there. Likewise he has been active in civic affairs, serving on the boards of the Chamber of Commerce, the Lion's Club, Boy Scout organizations, and similar


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cultural groups in whatever town or city he was resident. He was a member of the executive board of the Pony Express Council of the Boy Scouts, which has its headquarters in St. Joseph. And, of course, continues his membership in the Bar and Banker's Associations, and values his membership in the Missouri State Historical Society. A fortunate event in his life was his marriage, June 9, 1915, to the very charming and capable Marian Ryan, daughter of Elmer and Ruth (Shulse) Ryan, of Monroe City. To them, March 11, 1929, was born a son, Harold Mitchell Jayne, Jr., now married and living in the East, where he is employed as electronic engineer in special services of the executive branch of the government. He finds outlet for his religious aspirations in the Christian Church, of which he is a valued m.ember, at times filling the pulpit in the absence of the regular pastor; as a Sunday School teacher he always commands a large attendance. He once told us his hobbies were "hunting ~nd fishing," but we have never seen any specimens of his accomplishments along that line, leading us to believe that these were the hopes and aspirations of his youthful life. But it is in Freemasonry that he has found the great outlet for his knowledge and ability; distinguished for his ritualistic ability and his practical approach to the problems of Freemasonry, he has proved to be a great leader at a time when such services are most needed. His success as the head of the great body of Capitular Freemasons, known as the Royal Arch, undoubtedly called attention to his leadership and resulted in his appointment to line in the Grand Lodge. We once wrote the following tribute-which we still think apropos at the present time: 'Ve have had the rare fortune to have had a close relationship with Companion Harold Mitchell Jayne over a long period of years; we have traveled with him throughout Missouri in many of his visitations, arid to many of the neighboring jurisdictions. He has ever proved himself a fine friend, a true Freemason, a good citizen, and a conservative business executive. When he was installed Grand High Priest, some fifty or more of his friends from Memphis, his former home, traveled over 200 miles to see him installed-a fine tribute to a former townsman (he was not, at that time, a resident of Memphis). He is a student of the Holy Bible and a seeker after Masonic truth. In his daily life he exemplifies the virtue of the true Christian. It is our opinion that he will rise higher in Masonic ranks, and will continue to retain the love and respect of all those with whom he comes in contact.

The words which we expressed at that time have come true, and we have no reason, in this year 1957, to change our opinion. May he live long to enjoy the fruits of his labors. MASONIC RECORD

Symbolic Freemasonry: Monroe Lodge No. 64, A. F. &- A. M. Master Mason, June 30, 1920 Master, 1924, 1925 Memphis Lodge No. 16, A. F. &- A. M. Affiliated, September 26, 1927


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Grand Lodge 0/ Missouri, A. F. ~ A. M.: District Deputy Grand Master, 1st Masonic District, 1928-45 District Deputy Grand Lecturer, 1st Masonic District, 1928-45 Grand Junior Steward, 1949-50 Grand Master, 1956-57 Missouri Lodge 0/ Research Charter Member Junior Steward, 1949-50 Master, 1953 Capitular Freemasonry: Eastern Star Chapter No. 29, R. A. M. Royal Arch Mason, June 8, 1934 High Priest, 1941 Grand Chapter, Royal Arch Masons 0/ Missouri: Grand High Priest, 1949-50 Order of High Priesthood of Missouri: Anointed, April 22, 1941 President of Convention, 1948-49 Cryptic Freemasonry: Kirksville Council No. 44, R. & S. Masters Royal and Select Master, May 27, 1936 Super Excellent Master, June 3, 1936 Master, 1940 • Grand Council R. & S. Masters of Missouri: Chairman, Committee on Credentials, Reports of Councils, Mileage and Per Diem Order of Silver Trowel: Charter Member, Missouri Order Chivalric Freemasonry: Memphis Commandery No. 41, Knights Templar Order of Red Cross, October 22, 1934 Order of Malta and Temple, November 16, 1934 Commander, 1941 Red Cross of Constantine, St. Chrysostom No. 36, Columbia, Mo, Installed, 1943 Sovereign, 1957 Scottish Rite: 32° Missouri Consistory No.1, St. Louis, Mo. Shrine: Moila Temple, A.A.O.MS., St. Joseph, Mo. Miscellaneous: Allied Masonic Degrees; Kilwinning Council No. 17 Membership January 13, 1948 Knights York Cross of Honour: Elected in Nebraska Priory Transferred to Missouri Priory No. 17 Honorary Memberships: Trenton Chapter No. 66, R. A. M. Grand Chapter R. A. M. of Arkansas Grand Council R. & S. Masters of Arkansas

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BIOGRAPHICAL Grand Chapter R. A. M. of Iowa Grand Council R. & S. Masters of Iowa Order of the Silver Trowel of Iowa Trenton Council No. 37, R. & S. Masters. -RoY.n.


GRAND LODGE Ancient, Free and Accepted

Masons of the State of Missouri, •

Official Proceedings One Hundred Thirty-Sixth Annual Communication • Sept. 24, 25, and 26, A.D. 1957, A.L. 5957


OFFICERS

Grand Lodge of Missouri 1957路1958 FRANK P. BRIGGS

M. W. Grand Master Macon

R. W. Deputy Grand Master Civil Courts Bldg., St. Louis HAROLD O. GRAUEL R. W. Senior Grand Warden State College, Cape Girardeau BRUCE H. HUNT R. W. Junior Grand Warden Box No. 88, Kirksville ........................... R. W. Grand Treasurer W. H. UTZ, JR..... Tootle Bldg., St. Joseph HAROLD L. READER R. W. Grand Secretary 3681 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis 8 FREELON K. HADLEY R. W. Grand Lecturer 3412 Duncan St., St. Joseph ROBERT H. MANN R. W. Senior Grand Deacon 101 W. lith St., Kansas City J, RENICK JONES. " R. W. Junior Grand Deacon 724 N. Main St., Independence R. JASPER SMITH. " R. W. Senior Grand Steward 1320 E. Walnut St., Springfield 4 MARTIN B. DICKINSON..... . R. W. Junior Grand Steward 1002 Walnut St., Kansas City ARTHUR U. GOODMAN, JR............... .R. W. Senior Grand Marshal Kennett GEORGE F. MORRISON. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . R. W. Junior Grand Marshal 1250 Macklind Ave., St. Louis 10 A. BASEY VANLANDINGHAM R. W. Grand Sword Bearer R.R. No.3, Columbia RUSSELL E. MURRAY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. .. R. W. Grand Pursuivant 1717 June Dr., St. Louis 15 SAMUEL THURMAN R. W. Grand Chaplain 225 S. Skinker Blvd., St. Louis ARNO FRANKE . .R. W. Grand Chaplain 33 S. Ellis St., Cape Girardeau HERBERT E. DUNCAN R. W. Grand Chaplain 439 W. 58th St., Kansas City 13 IRA T. GRAGG. .R. W. Grand Chaplain 4015 Fair Ave., St. Louis 15 EARL C. GRIFFITH. R. W. Grand Chaplain Shelbina JAMES T. BLAIR, JR.. . , R. W. Grand Orator Jefferson City CHARLES GREEN R. W. Grand Tiler Macon ROBERT L. ARONSON

The 137th Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge will be held in St. Louis, beginning Tuesday, September 30, 1958.


Special Communication A Special Communication of the Grand Lodge A. F. and A. M. of Missouri was opened in the Masonic Temple at Independence, Mo., on Saturday morning, July 6, 1957, at 9:00 a.m., with the following Grand Officers in their Stations: Harold M. Jayne, M. W. Grand Master. Frank P. Briggs, R. W. Deputy Grand Master. Robert L. Aronson, R. W. Senior Grand Warden. Harold O. Grauel, R. W. Junior Grand Warden. W. H. Utz, Jr., R. W. Grand Treasurer. Harold L. Reader, R. W. Grand Secretary. Freelon K. Hadley, R. W. Grand Lecturer. Bruce H. Hunt, R. W. Senior Grand Deacon. Robert H. Mann, R. W. Junior Grand Deacon. J. Renick Jones, R. W. Senior Grand Steward. Martin B. Dickinson, R. W. Senior Grand Marshal. Arthur U. Goodman, Jr., R. W. Junior Grand Marshal. George F. Morrison, R. W. Grand Sword Bearer. A. Basey Vanlandingham, R. W. Grand Pursuivant. Herbert E. Duncan, R. W. Grand Chaplain.

The Grand Master announced that this Special Communication had' been called for the purpose of laying the cornerstone of the new Harry S. Truman Library Building. R. W. Brother George C. Marquis introduced the Mayor of Independence, Brother The Hon. Robert P. Weatherford, Jr., who presented to the Grand Master a Gold Key to the City of Independence. The Senior Grand Marshal gave instructions relative to the parade and expressed the regrets of R. W. Brother R. Jasper Smith, R. W. Junior Grand Steward, at his inability to be present owing to the fact that he was obliged to attend another meeting. The Grand Lodge was then placed under the direction of the Senior Grand Marshal, R. W. Brother Martin B. Dickinson, assisted by R. W. Brother George C. Marquis and R. W. Brother Arthur U. Goodman, Jr. The lines were formed, and with a large escort of Knights Templar and the American Legion and William Chrisman High School Bands, marched to the Library. In the parade M. W. Brother Ray V. Denslow carried the Book of Consti路 tutions, and the Worshipful Master of Grandview Lodge No. 618, Brother Truman's Lodge, assisted by the Stewards, carried the Holy Bible, Square and Compasses. Former President Harry S. Truman, P. G. M., and Chief Justice Earl Warren, P. 'G. M., with other Past Grand Masters and over one hundred Master Masons, were in the parade.


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At the Library the cornerstone was laid with the solemn ceremony of the Masonic Fraternity, with appropriate music by the Shrine Chanters. Following the ceremony at the Library the Grand Lodge returned to the Masonic Temple where the Special Communication was closed. • HAROLD L. READER, Grand Secretary.


One Hundred Thirty-Sixth Annual Communication The one hundred thirty-sixth Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of the State of Missouri convened at the Scottish Rite Cathedral, 3637 Lindell Boulevard, St. Louis, at 10:00 a.m., on Tuesday, September 24, 1957. PRESENT Harold M. Jayne, M. W. Grand Master. Frank P. Briggs, R. W. Deputy Grand Master. Robert L. Aronson, R. W. Senior Grand Warden. Harold O. Grauel, R. W. Junior Grand Warden. W. H. Utz, Jr., R. W. Grand Treasurer. Harold L. Reader, R. W. Grand Secretary. Freelon K. Hadley, R. W.Grand Lecturer. Bruce H. Hunt, R. W. Senior Grand Deacon. Robert H. Mann, R. W. Junior Grand Deacon. J. Renick Jones, R. W. Senior Grand Steward. R. Jasper Smith, R. W. Junior Grand Steward. Martin B. Dickinson, R. W. Senior Grand Marshal. Arthur U. Goodman, Jr., R. W. Junior Grand Marshal. George F. Morrison, R. W. Grand Sword Bearer. A. Basey Vanlandingham, R. W. Grand Pursuivant. Samuel Thurman, R. W. Grand Chaplain. Herbert E. Duncan, R. W. Grand Chaplain. Arno Franke, R. W. Grand Chaplain. Rufus Hayden, R. W. Grand Tiler.

At 10:00 a.m., Most Worshipful Grand Master Harold M. Jayne opened the Grand Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of the State of Missouri in Ample Form, assisted by the Grand Officers and supported by a large attendance of Representatives. The brethren united in singing one verse of "America," after which Grand Chaplain Thurman offered the invocation. CREDENTIALS COMMITTEE-INTERIM REPORT

To the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge, A~ F. and A. M. of Missouri: BRETHREN: Your Committee on Credentials begs to report that a constitutional number of subordinate lodges are represented. FRED H. KNIGHT, Chairman. MESSAGES

Messages of greeting were received from M. W. Brother Harry S. Truman, M. W. Brother Henry C. Chiles, and the Grand Lodge of Israel.

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APPROVAL OF 1956 PROCEEDINGS

On motion duly made, seconded and carried the published 1956 Proceedings were approved. INTRODUCTIONS-DISTRICT DEPUTY GRAND MASTERS

R. W. Brother George F. Morrison introduced the District Deputy Grand Masters present. INTRODUCTIONS-DISTRICT DEPUTY GRAND LECTURERS

R. W. Brother A. Basey Vanlandingham introduced the District Deputy Grand Lecturers present. INTRODUCTIONS-PAST GRAND MASTERS

R. W. Brother Arthur U. Goodman, Jr., introduced the Past Grand Masters present. INTRODUCTIONS-DISTINGUISHED GUESTS

R. W. Brother Bruce H. Hunt introduced: M. W. Brother Milton T. Sonntag, Grand Master of Illinois. M. W. Brother Richard L. Becker, Grand Master of Kansas. M. W. Brother Dwight L. Smith, P.G.M., Grand Secretary of Indiana. M. W. Brother Richard C. Davenport, P.G.M., Grand Secretary of Illinois. R. W. Brother Ralph E. Whipple, Deputy Grand Secretary of Iowa. Brother Frank S. Land, Founder and Secretary-General of DeMolay. R. W. Brother William B. Massey, S.G.I.G., Scottish Rite in Missouri. M. E. Companion D. Thomas Moffitt, Grand High Priest, Grand Chapter, R.A.M. in Missouri. M. I. Companion Walter J. Bublitz, Grand Master, Grand Council, R. and S. Masters in Missouri. R. E. Sir Arthur Raymond, Grand Commander, K.T., in Missouri.


Address of the Grand Master To\ the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge} A. F. &- A. M.} of Missouri: Brethren: "Behold how swiftly the sands run," and again we find ourselves assembled in this, the 136th Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge, Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons of the State of Missouri. To all the members of the Grand Lodge I extend most cordial greetings and personally, and on your behalf, I extend to our visitors a most hearty welcome. While this Communication promises to be a very busy one, I sincerely hope that your stay with us will be a comfortable and pleasant one. We trust that what we accomplish here may be a lasting benefit to Freemasonry in Missouri. One year ago, in this place, I was installed as your Grand Master, with a prayer in my heart that I might bring, through the Lodges to the individual members, a new awareness that Freemasonry is a life to be lived and by our fairness and thoughtfulness of the needs of others and unselfish service to the less fortunate mark ourselves as Masons in the communities in which we live. In this confused and busy world in which we live, Freemasons need' again to kneel at our altar and learn anew that we each one have a personal responsibility to those around us that cannot be discharged merely by a cash donation to organized charity. There are so many things we can do with our hands to make life more liveable for the less fortunate, but there is far more we can do with our heart to relieve a far deeper pain of loneliness and dispair in the hearts of the many old people that are scattered in every city, hamlet and village in our State. Masons are chosen as the best men of every community and in this rushing world in which we live, when men are tremendously busy and are discarding those things that become obsolete and useless, you can hardly expect to maintain their interest and attendance in an organization that does not accomplish something worth while in the community. Masons, as busy as they are, down in their hearts want to do something worth while which they can be proud of and if the lodge does not furnish the program where they can work they find some other place in organized charity where they can serve. I have asked each lodge to set up some kind of a program to use the talents of their members in worth-while charity and service in their co~mu足 nity, find something for their members to do and accomplish something they can be proud of and the community will be proud that they have a Masonic Lodge in it. How well I have succeeded only time and the effort of the individual members will tell. However I. am happy to report that some of the seed fell on good ground and that many of the lodges have set up a program to fit the need of their communities and are most happy with the results of their efforts. . I sincerely hope that this important part of our Masonic work be stressed in the years to come until every lodge has a well organized program for Masonic service in its community and reports every year with the annual return of the lodge its service in its community. I

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NECROLOGY We are deeply grateful to our Supreme Grand Master that death has spared the officers of this Grand Lodge during the year. But our hearts are always saddened that so many of our distinguished and beloved brethren answer the summons from this imperfect to that all perfect, glorious and celestial lodge above. Our beloved senior Past Grand Master, M. W. Brother Bert S. Lee passed away at Springfield, Missouri. M. W. Brother Lee received many Masonic honors and titles in his long and active Masonic life and for many years was a member of the Board of the George Washington Masonic Memorial at Alexandria, Virginia and served this Grand Lodge as its. Grand Master in 1922 and 1923. Our beloved Past Grand Master and Grand Lecturer Emeritus M. W. Brother Anthony' F. Ittner passed away after many years of illness. M. W. Brother Ittner served as Grand Master of this Grand Lodge in 1927 and 1928 and for many years as its Grand Lecturer until his retirement. R. W. Brother A. Roscoe White, District Deputy Grand Master of the 58th District passed away at Eldon, Missouri. R. W. Brother Drury A. Wake, District Deputy Grand Lecturer of the 50th District was killed in a traffic accident. Our beloved Senior Chaplain, Emmett L. Robison, passed away III the Hospital at St. Joseph, Missouri, after a long illness. R. W. Brother Robison served this Grand Lodge as Chaplain since his appointment September, 1927, and his opening prayer became a tradition at each Grand Lodge Communication. Also a large number of Distinguished Brethren, representing many路 lodges in our jurisdiction have answered the final summons. A proper tribute will be made by our committtee on necrology. OFFICERS' CONFERENCES Two conferences of Grand Lodge Officers were held during the year. The first conference was held October 28, 1956 at .Jefferson City, with twelve officers present, at which the general business and affairs of the Grand Lodge were discussed. The second conference was held July 28, 1957 at Columbia, Missouri, at which thirteen officers were present, together with members of the Revision Committee and the Chairman of the Jurisprudence Committee. The entire day was spent in going over the proposed revision of the by-laws with the Revision Committee. This study was made in detail, section by section, and some changes were suggested to the Revision Committee. It was the unanimous opinion of the group that the revision was well set up and, with the plan for keepi,ng it up to date, will make a modern and most convenient set of by-laws and one which the lodges will be able to keep up to date and use. DISTRICT DEPUTY GRAND MASTERS AND DISTRICT DEPUTY GRAND LECTURERS A conference of the District Deputy Grand Masters and District Deputy Grand Lecturers was held at Jefferson City October 29, 1956 with an excellent


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representation of both groups present. R. W. Brother Freelon K. Hadley, Grand Lecturer and several Grand Lodge officers attended. A joint conference of both groups was held in the morning with separate conferences in the afternoon with R. W. Brother Hadley in charge of the Lecturers. This conference proved of great value in my visitations over the State and I found in many instances the suggestions I had made and the work outlined had already been organized and started by the time of my visit. I wish to now thank each one of my District Deputies for the many Courtesies extended me on my visit to their Districts and the loyal support and service they have rendered in their Districts. 1 cannot pass this opportunity to thank each District Deputy Grand Lecturer for the many courtesies they extended me and the wonderful reception I received on my visit to each District. Our group of District Deputy Grand Lecturers are a devoted, untiring group of Masonic workers and have been doing a magnificent job in teaching o~r ritual. DECISIONS Innumerable questions have cople to me during the year, on almost every subject, in regard to lodge work and administration. Most all of them were covered by our by-laws or some prior decision of the Grand Master, some on subjects left to the discretion of the local lodge and not proper subject for Grand Lodge interference and some seeking advise on the advisability of given course of action. I have tried to answer all of them to the best of my ability. This great quantity of questions, covering so wide a field, demonstrates that our present by-laws are not understood by our lodges and that they cannot keep them up to date in their present form and cannot be used by them to find the solution to the many questions that come up from time to time. There was only one question which seemed to me to be new on which a decision was asked. Rose Hill Lodge No. 550, situated in the 33rd Masonic District, desired to purchase a lot and build a temple in the 57th Masonic District and the question was to which district it would belong. All Jodges in the 33rd and 57th Masonic Districts have concurrent jurisdiction in both districts. When a lodge moves from the territorial jurisdiction of one District and into the territory formerly held by lodges in another Masonic District, either individually or concurrently with others, it ceases to be a member of the abandoned District and becomes a member of the District into whose jurisdiction it has moved. REVISION COMMITTEE REPORT The Revision Committee, appointed by Most Worshipful Brother Craig, was not ready to report at the last Communication of the Grand Lodge and was, by me, continued until this communication. This committee, composed of distinguished Freemasons and attorneys, has labored long and diligently to bring our by-laws up to date with a modern numbering system and with a proper grouping of sections so that


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an intelligible index can be made and with proper and convenient method so that each copy can be kept up to date by one convenient pocket part. The proposed revision was printed and distributed to all the lodges and you should all be familiar with its details. Any revision of by-laws cannot be made to exactly please every individual, in every respect. Your Grand Lodge Officers, in conference at Columbia, made a detailed study of this revision, with the Revision Committee and the Chairman of the Jurisprudence committee. While the experience of the next few years may indicate some changes are advisable, it was the opinion of your Grand Lodge Officers that it is a big improve'ment in arrangement and numbering and can be kept up to date and more easily used by the lodges, and should be adopted by this Grand Lodge. GRAND MASTERS' CONFERENCE Your Grand Master in company with R. W. Brother Frank P. Briggs, Deputy Grand Master M. W. Brother Harold L. Reader, Grand Secretary, R. W. Brother Freelon K. Hadley, Grand Lecturer, R. W. Brother Bruce H. Hunt, Grand Senior Deacon, and M. W. Brother Ray V. Denslow, Past Grand Master, and several other distinguished Freemasons from Missouri, attended the Grand Masters' Conference, the Grand Secretaries' Conference and the George Washington National Masonic Memorial Association at Washington D. C., the week of Washington's Birthday in February 1957. Your Grand Master was given a place on the program to discuss the negative side of the question "Is Freemasonry Over-Extended and Should Efforts Be Made to Discourage Formation of Organizations Dependent Upon Masonic Membership." This conference proved to be most informative and the opportunity to associate with Grand Masters from all over the world gave a better understanding of the m,!gnitude and universality of Freemasonry and the opportunities for Masonic influence and service in a war worn and troubled world. j

GRAND MASTER'S BREAKFAST During the past several years, The Grand Master's Breakfast has been one of the outstanding events of the year, and this year was no exception. R. W. Brother Robert L. Aronson and his committee, in their usual good form, planned a most interesting event. As usual the breakfast was preceded by Divine Services at selected places in the city and the breakfast was attended by almost one thousand Master Masons. M. W. Brother Ray V. Denslow, Past Grand Master, was the speaker at the breakfast and his most informative address was the highlight of the morning. These breakfasts are not only a credit to the enthusiasm and zeal of the Freemasons of St. Louis, but are also a wonderful opportunity for the Grand Master to meet with a larger number of members than might otherwise be possible. I sincerely hope that they are continued and possibly that Freemasons in other cities may find opportunity for some such or similar meetings. MASONIC HOME The new building at the Home is nearing completion and路 I sincerely hope that each one of you will avail yourself of the opportunity to visit the Home and inspect this wonderful building. This wonderful and worthwhile Masonic charity is an outstanding in-


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stitution and one that every Master Mason can feel justly proud that he has a part in it. As time goes on it can have a greater and broader service to the craft. Each member should acquaint himself with its program and support its operation. A detailed report will be made later during this communication by the Home Board. MASONIC EDUCATION Our committee on Masonic Education is making a most valuable contribution to the work of our Grand Lodge in the publications they, from time to time, make available to the craft. I found The Freemason magazine widely read -and appreciated by the membership. I found only a few officers, whose secretary had not sent in their names and addresses, were not getting their copies. There are still a number of lodges that do not understand that the magazine will be sent free to any member who will send in a postal card or letter requesting it. The candidate booklets have been greatly appreciated and widely used by many lodges. The lodges using the booklets are appreciative of this fine and valuable service. I am sorry to report that too many lodge officers said they did not know of the booklets nor _that a supply had been sent to their secretary. Too often a secretary, advanced in years and uninterested himself in new material, allows such matter to accumulate dust in some unused cabinet without the thought to bring it to the attention of the lodge. CORNERSTONE CEREMONIES Many requests came during the year to lay cornerstones for various church and public buildings. I was able to attend a number and am deeply grateful to our Past Grand Masters and Grand Lodge Officers who so willingly took charge when I could not be present. A list of such dispensations will路 be found in the report of our Grand Secretary under dispensations granted. I was happy to be able to officiate at the following ceremonies: October 2, 1956 the cornerstone was laid for a new chapel at the Warrensburg State College at Warrensburg, Missouri. October 6, 1956 the cornerstone was laid for the new County Hospital at Cape Girardeau, Missouri. October 16, 1956 the cornerstone was laid for a new school building at Rich Hill, Missouri. October 25, 1956 the cornerstone for a new school building was laid at West Plains, Missouri. October 30, 1956 the cornerstone was laid for a new school building at Savannah, Missouri. November 20, 1956 the cornerstone was laid for the boys' dormitory at Hannibal-LaGrange College at Hannibal, Missouri. November 5, 1956 the cornerstone was laid for a new school building at Meadville, Missouri. July 6, 1957 the corner stone was laid for the Harry S. Truman Memorial Library at Independence, Missouri. CHANGE IN ADMINISTRATIVE AND RITUAL DISTRICTS At the request of the District Deputy Grand Master and the District Deputy Grand Lecturer and with the consent of the two lodges involved and with the approval of the Deputy Grand Master, the Senior Grand Warden


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and the Junior Grand Warden, the boundaries between the 42nd and 43rd Masonic Districts were changed as follows: The Boundary of the 42nd Masonic District was changed to include ,Golden Lodge No. 475 located at Golden City within and a part of said district and to exclude Clintonville Lodge No. 482 located at Eldorado Springs from said district. The Boundary of the 43rd Masonic District was changed to include Clintonville Lodge No. 482 located at Eldorado Springs within and a part of said district and to exclude Golden Lodge No. 475 from said district. DISPENSATIONS Many requests came during the year for dispensations for almost every conceivable reason, some of which were to set aside the Grand Lodge by-laws and some to set aside the provisions of the local lodge by-laws. As the Grand Master has no power or authority to set aside any by-law either of the Grand Lodge or of the local lodge, such requests were denied. The list of Dispensations granted will be found ip the report of the Grand Secretary. HEALING Frederick James Smith-Carthage Lodge No. 197. Carthage Lodge No. 197, through the regular form, requested Idaho Lodge No. 1 of Boise, Idaho to confer the second and third degrees on Brother Smith, an Entered Apprentice and teach him the proficiency lectures. The Idaho Lodge conferred the Fellowcraft degree October 1, 1956 and the Master Mason Degree October 22, 1956 and so informed the lodge. There were not four full weeks between the degrees. I found there was no fault of the lodge or the Brother and declared him healed and a Master Mason in good standing of Carthage Lodge No. 197. Homer Lee Gregg, Thomas Jackson Archer, Jr., Walter Lue Mullinix-Belton Lodge No. 450 Belton Lodge No. 450 conferred the Entered Apprentice Degi'ee on the three candidates on September 25, 1956 during the regular communication of our Grand Lodge. After considerable correspondence and reminding the Worshipful Master of his duty to attend his Grand Lodge and the Secretary of his duty to see that the Worshipful Master was informed when Grand Lodge was in session, I found that the candidates were in no wise at fault and that the Lodge did not intend to evade or hinder anyone in the discharge of his Masonic duty, I therefore declared Brothers Homer Lee Gregg, Thomas Jackson Archer, Jr., and Walter Lue Mullinix and each of them healed and Entered Apprentices in good standing of Belton Lodge No. 450. David Thomas Harvey-Ferguson Lodge No. 542 Ferguson Lodge No. 542 regularly requested Point Lorna Lodge No. 620 at San Diego, California to coach and confer the Fellowcraft and Master Mason Degree upon Brother David Thomas Harvey, who had received, his Entered Apprentice degree in their lodge on June 18, 1954. Correspondence


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was had with the lodge and the brother and before the year expires the time for receiving the Fellowcraft degree was extended by his lodge. As the close of the extended time came the lodge notified the California lodge that his time was expiring and not to confer the degrees until he had petitioned for advancement. However, the California lodge did on September 4, 1956 confer the Master Mason degree upon the brother and so reported to the lodge. The brother was advised of the irregularity of his degrees and regularly petitioned the lodge for advancement and on November 16, 1957 the ballot on his petition was favorable by the lodge. I found that it certainly was no fault of Ferguson Lodge No. 542 who had done everything possible to keep the matter regular and no fault of the brother, who could not know our regulations, and the fault was in the California lodge who conferred the degrees after receiving the letter from Ferguson Lodge under date of July 9, 1956, that the degrees should not be conferred until the brother petitioned for advancement. I the~efore declared Brother David Thomas Harvey healed and a Master Mason in good standing of Ferguson Lodge No. 542. Victor Paul Manes-Linn Creek Lodge No. 152 Brother Manes received his Entered Apprentice degree in Linn Creek Lodge No. 152 August 13, 1953, and through regular form Pulaski Heights Lodge No. 673 of Little Rock, Arkansas, was requested to coach and examine the brother on the Entered Apprentice degree preparatory to his petition for advancement. The Arkansas Lodge lectured the Brother, conCerred the Fellowcraft degree and Master Mason degree and so reported to the Lodge. The brother was contacted and regularly petitioned for advancement which was received and acted upon favorably by the lodge. I found that Linn Creek Lodge was not in fault in any wise or the Brother involved and that it was an error on the Arkansas Lodge, I therefore declared Brother Victor Paul Manes healed and a member in good standing of Linn Creek Lodge No. 152. Calvin Joe Byrum-Shawnee Lodge No. 653 Calvin Joe Byrum received his Entered Apprentice degree in Shawnee Lodge No. 653 October 16, 1954 and was inducted into military service and sent to Germany. In regular form a lodge in Germany was requested to confer the FeIIowcraft and Master Mason degrees but Brother Byrum was transferred before the degrees could be conferred. No extension of time having been granted, the Brother returned and requested to finish his work at Shawnee Lodge. The Worshipful Master and Secretary stated, "There was considerable discussion among the membership and some of the older heads here advised that it was not necessary to repetition as it was their opinion that time spent in the armed forces need not be counted, so the Second Degree was conferred January 8, 1957." After receiving the copy of the Grand Lodge proceedings they realized their error and the brother immediately petitioned for advancement which was acted upon favorably by the Lodge February 26, 1957. Of course the Lodge was in Fault 'in listen"ing to "Older Heads" instead


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of using the Book of Constitutions and By-laws and is another instance which shows that our out-dated by-laws are too complex to be kept up-todate and used readily by the lodges but the Brother involved could not have knowledge of the error and was no way in fa'ult so I declared Brother Calvin Joe Byrum healed and a Fellowcraft in good standing of Shawnee Lodge No. 653. William Frank Cox-Temple Lodge No. 299 Brother William Frank Cox received his Entered Apprentice degree in Temple Lodge No. 299 and removed from its territory and after the year had passed at the request of Brother Cox, Temple Lodge through regular form, requested Leonard Wood Lodge No. 105 of the Philippines to lecture and pass Brother Cox on the proficience of the Entered Apprentice degree. The Lodge in the Philippines, mistaking their instructions, not only lectured Brother Cox but conferred the Fellowcraft degree on him and so advised the Lodge. Brother Cox petitioned for advancement and on April 2, 1957 his petition was favorably acted upon by his lodge. I found that Temple Lodge was not in fault and that Brother Cox could not have been in fault and that the error was made by the Lodge in the Philippines, I therefore declared Brother William Frank Cox healed and a Fellowcraft in good standing of Temple Lodge No. 29. INTER LODGE VISITS WITH OTHER JURISDICTIONS A number of requests have come for permission for lodges located in Missouri to go outside our jurisdiction to confer a degree according to Missouri ritual and also for lodges located outside our jurisdiction to come into a lodge located in Missouri and confer a degree according to the ritual of the visiting lodge's jurisdiction. This question was discussed at our officers' conference and while such visits between lodges are good and should be encouraged yet it was the unanimous opinion of the conference that it was not fair to a Missouri candidate, who had petitioned and paid his fee to a Missouri lodge to receive Missouri work, to be required to take his work in the ritual of another jurisdiction and then be required to learn the Missouri ritual which he had never heard, and that permission should be denied unless the visiting lodge put the work on one of their own candidates who was willing to make the visit with them for his degree. Permission has been granted to all requesting lodges who took their own candidate with them and conferred the degree in another jurisdiction, provided they obtain the permission of the Grand Master of that jurisdiction. Also permission was granted on all requests for other lodges to come into Missouri, provided they brought their own candidate and had permission from their Grand Master. REQUEST FOR DISPENSATION FOR NEW LODGE AT FORT LEONARD WOOD Request came from Capt. James C. Kesterson, at Fort Leonard .Wood, for a dispensation to organize a lodge at the Fort for the military. personnel stationed there. .


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The request was not in proper form but an investigation was made and the lodges affected, contacted. As it has not been the practice of this Grand Lodge to establish military lodges and as the shifting personnel of the camp could not work for the best interests of a regularly chartered lodge, the request was denied. VISITATIONS One year ago I set for myself the task of VISitIng every District in the State and am most happy to report the visitations have been completed. I had the pleasure of visiting every district in the state at a district meet路 ing except the 33rd and 57th composing St. Louis and St. Louis county, where the lodges are so numerous and the membership so great that a district meeting is almost impossible. However I was privileged to visit those districts on ten occasions and was present at the Installation of the officers of the Masters and Wardens clubs for the county. It was also my pleasure to visit many individual lodges and never miss an opportunity when traveling to drop in if I found a lodge in communication. In a number of Districts and when time permitted I arranged to meet members of the lodge at the lodge hall during the day to inspect their hall and informally meet their members. These informal meetings were well received and our suggestions may work to the benefit of the lodge. The meetings attended may be summerized as follows: Formal Lodge meetings (not counting my own) Informal meetings by appointment Lodge halls inspected without appointment

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A list of the official visitations follows. Sept. 28-Memphis Lodge No. 16 (my home Lodge), Memphis, Mo. Oct. I-Hale City Lodge No. 216, Hale, Mo. Oct. 2-Corinthian Lodge No. 265, Warrensburg, Mo. Oct. 2-Kirksville Lodge No. 105, Kirksville, Mo. Oct. 4-Trenton Lodge No. 111, Trenton, Mo. Oct. 5-Potosi Lodge No. 131, Potosi, Mo. Oct. 6-St. Mark's Lodge No. 93, Cape Girardeau, Mo. Oct. 9-Webster Groves Lodge No. 84, Webster Groves, Mo. Oct. 10-Grand Chapter Eastern Star, St. Louis, Mo. Oct. 15-Clinton Lodge No. 548, 37th District Meeting, Clinton; Mo. Oct. 16-Rich Hill Lodge No. 479, Rich Hill, Mo. Oct. 16-Butler Lodge No. 254, 35th District Meeting, Butler, Mo. Oct. 17-0sage Lodge No. 303, 43rd District Meeting, Nevada, Mo. Oct. 18-Washington Lodge No. 87, 42nd District Meeting, Greenfield, Mo. Oct. 19-Bolivar Lodge No. 195, 41st District Meeting, Bolivar, Mo. Oct. 20-Scottish Rite Consistory, Joplin, Mo. Oct. 20-Webb City Lodge No. 512, 44th District Meeting, Webb City, Mo. Oct. 22-Neosho Lodge No. 247, 56th District Meeting, Neosho, Mo. Oct. 23-Monett Lodge No. 129, 55th District Meeting, Monett, Mo. Oct. 24-Friend Lodge No. 352, 54th District Meeting, Ozark, Mo. Oct. 25-Mt. Zion Lodge No. 327. West Plains, Mo. Oct. 25-Mountain Grove Lodge No. 158, 46th District Meeting, Mountain Grove, Mo. Oct. 26-Mt. Zion Lodge No. 327, 53rd District Meeting, West Plains, Mo:


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Oct. 27-Eminence Lodge No. 607, 47th District Meeting, Eminence, Mo. Oct. 28-0fficers Conference, Jefferson City, Mo. Oct. 29-D.D.G.M. and D.D.G.L. Meeting, Jefferson City, Mo. Oct. 29-Ivanhoe Lodge No. 446, Home-coming Meeting, Kansas City, Mo. Oct. 30-Savannah Lodge No. 71, Savannah, Mo. Oct. 30-Fairfax Lodge No. 483, 8th District Meeting, Fairfax, Mo. Nov. 3-Red Cross of Constantine, Boonville, Mo. Nov. 5-Dockery Lodge No. 325, Meadville, Mo. Nov. 5-Waynesville Lodge No. 375, 38th District Meeting, Waynesville, Mo. Nov. 8-Palmyra Lodge No. 18, Palmyra, Mo. Nov. 9-LaBelle Lodge No. 222, LaBelle, Mo. Nov. 12-Fairmont Lodge No. 290, Wyaconda, Mo. Nov. 13-Adair Lodge No. 366, Kirksville, Mo. Nov. 15-Wakanda Lodge No. 52, 20th District Meeting, Carrollton, Mo. Nov. 16-Glenwood Lodge No. 427, Glenwood, Mo. Nov. 17-Mt. Moriah Lodge No. 40, St. Louis, Mo. Nov. 20-St. John's Lodge No. 28 and Hannibal Lodge No. 188, Hannibal, Mo. Nov. 20-Eagle Lodge No. 12, Keokuk, Iowa . Nov. 26-0rder of Rainbow for Girls, Kahoka, Mo. Nov. 27-Friendship Lodge No. 89, Chillicothe, Mo. Nov. 2S-Friendship !.-odge No. 89, 12th District Meeting, Chillicothe, 1\10. Nov. 30-Hiram Lodge No. 362, 1st District Meeting, Kahoka, Mo. Dec. 4-Hiram Lodge No. 362, School of Instruction, Kahoka, Mo. Dec. 7-Kirksville Council No. 44, Kirksville, Mo. Dec. 15-Tyro Lodge No. 12, 40th District Meeting, Caledonia, Mo. Dec. 17-Mercer Lodge No. 35, Princeton, Mo. Dec. 27-Trilumina Lodge No. 205, 24th District Meeting, Marshall, Mo. Dec. 28-Phoenix Lodge No. 136, Bowling Green, Mo. Dec. 29-King Hill Lodge No. 376, 9th District Meeting, St. Joseph, 路Mo. Jan. 2-Hiram Lodge No. 362, Kahoka, Mo. Jan. 9-Twilight Lodge No. 114, Columbia, Mo. Jan. 1O-Middle Fabius Lodge No. 24'1, Downing, Mo. Jan. 12-0rder of DeMolay, Kirksville, Mo. Jan. 14-Monroe Lodge No. 64, Monroe City, Mo. Jan. 16-Shelbina Lodge No. 228, Shelbina, Mo. Jan. 17-St. Francisville Lodge No. 588, Wayland, Mo. Jan. IS-New London Lodge No. 307, New London, Mo. Jan. 19-Gate of the Temple Lodge No. 422, 45th District Meeting, Springfield, Mo. Jan. 20-Aeacia Fraternity, Columbia, Mo. Jan. 2I-Corner Stone Lodge No. 323, St. Louis, Mo. Jan. 26-Hope Lodge No. 251, 32nd District Meeting, Washington, Mo. Jan. 2S-Unionville Lodge No. 210, School of Instruction, Unionville, Mo. Jan. 29-Adair Lodge No. 366 and Kirksville Lodge No. 105, 2nd District Meeting. Kirksville, Mo. Jan. 3I-Sedalia Lodge No. 236, 36th District Meeting, Sedalia, Mo. Feb. 2-Jewel Lodge No. 480, 34th District Meeting, Pleasant Hill, Mo. Feb. 3-Monroe Lodge No. 64, School of Instruction, Monroe City, Mo. Feb. 3-Memphis Lodge No. 16, Memphis, Mo. Feb. 5-Hebron Lodge No. 354, 27th District Meeting, Mexico, Mo. Feb. 6-St. Francisville Lodge No. 588, Wayland, Mo. Feb. 9-Xenia Lodge No. 50, 7th District Meeting, Hopkins, Mo. Feb. II-Montgomery Lodge No. 246, 28th District Meeting, Montgomery City, Mo. Feb. 13-59th District Meeting, Independence, Mo. Feb~ 16-Fenton Lodge No. 281, Fenton, Mo. Feb. 16-Tuscan Lodge No. 360, School of Instruction, St. Louis, Mo. Feb. 16-Pomegranate Lodge No. 95, St. Louis, Mo.


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June 8-St. John's Lodge No. 28 and Hannibal Lodge No. 188, Hannibal, Mo. June 12_Perseverance Lodge No. 92, 16th District Meeting, Louisiana, Mo. June 13-Palmyra Lodge No. 18, Palmyra, Mo. June 14-Seaman Lodge No. 126, 3rd District Meeting, Milan, Mo. June 17-Jefferson Lodge No. 43, 31st District Meeling, Jefferson City, Mo. June 18-Lodge of Love No. 259, Lancaster, Mo. June 21-Silex Lodge No. 75, Silex, Mo. July 6-Grand Lodge, Independence, Mo. July 8-St. John's No. 28, Hannibal Lodge No. 188, Hannibal, Mo. July IS-Edina Lodge No. 291, Edina, Mo. July 2l-D.D.G.L. School of Instruction, Memphis, Mo.

STATE OF THE CRAFT The lodges all over the State appear, generally, to be in a healthy state and doing good work. There are some weak lodges, who through lack of leadership, have allowed the membership to lose interest. Most of these lodges can and will, when proper leadership is provided, again become active in their community. There are a few lodges with a very small memo bership, and some without adequate housing, that would better serve the cause of Freemasonry by consolidating with a neighboring lodge. These Lodges, when they find that they can no longer maintain a lodge that is active and a credit to Freemasonry, should voluntarily seek consolidation with a more progressive neighbor. With our modern means of transportation distance does not become a problem in lodge attendance. This problem has been with us for many years and as the voluntary consolidation has not been too often sought it might be advisable for us to be thinking along the line of establishing minimum requirements for a lodge, as some Grand Jurisdictions have, below which a lodge cannot operate and must give up its charter or consolidate with some other lodge. There are not many of these lodges in our jurisdiction but such lodges do not work their territory nor allow any other lodge to work it for them. Sometimes it has been impossible to even get a lodge meeting to waive jurisdiction when some resident wanted to petition for the degrees. In general the lodges are active and in good financial condition. With the increased cost of operation many have raised their dues and others are in the process of raising them. I have recommended that the dues be not only high enough to meet the necessary expenses of the lodge, but to leave a balance to build an emergency fund and also provide some money for the local charity of the lodge. The dues range from less than enough to meet expenses to enough to provide necessary funds for all the activities of the lodge. One of the small lodges in a small town in Southeast Missouri raised their dues to $25.00 per year to build a temple with the understanding that, when the temple was completed and paid for, the dues would be reo duced. The temple was completed and the final payment made. The trustees remembering their promise introduced a resolution to reduce the dues. After discussion by the lodge the resolution was not adopted. The membership was happy with their dues and wanted money to accomplish some things in the community. I visited their temple and found the first floor used as a community center without even a lock on the door. There was no other place in the community to take care of the activities of the community. The room was perfectly kept and the community was thankful and proud of


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the opportunity afforded by the lodge for a place for community activity. R. W. Brother Freelon K. Hadley, our Grand Lecturer, and his group of District Deputy Grand Lecturers have been very active and' successful in teaching the ritual throughout the state. I had the pleasure of attending several schools of instruction during the year and always found attendance good and interest high. In my visits over the state, even in the smallest lodges, I found generally good ritualistic work and was most courteously received. With this proficient group of District Deputy Grand Lecturers scattered over the State, any Master Mason with the desire to learn, can become proficient in our ritual. RECOMMENDATIONS First: We pride ourselves on being a charitable institution and as such are exempt from taxes on our property in the state. Our individual lodges should be encouraged to engage in some planned and worthwhile charity in their local communities and I recommend in the years to come that each Grand Master will stress the charitable part of Masonic work and that consideration be given to including with the annual report to our Grand Secretary a separate sheet with some simple questions so each lodge may report to the Grand Master each year the program established by the lodge and what they have been able to accomplish. Second: I recommend that consideration be given to the advisability of setting up minimum requirements for lodge activities below which a lodge cannot operate. If such minimum requirements are deemed advisable and are adopted, that a committee be appointed' to supervise the lodge and a,ssist in its consolidation or other action taken under the requirements. Third: As the reports of the District Deputy Grand Masters are due August I and too late in the year to be of very much value to the Grand Master except to make his report, I recommend that these reports be made in duplicate and a copy sent to the Deputy. Grand Master for his use.. Fourth: The smaller lodges in the state have been dilatory in complying with the provision requiring that the Secretary shall immediately, after installation, forward to the Grand Secretary's office a list of the officers of the lodge. This list is most important not only for the Grand Secretary's information and files and the mailing list for The Freemason magazine, but would be invaluable to the Grand Master who does not get the proceedings of the Grand Lodge until late in the year and then officers change the first of the next year. I recommend that consideration be' given to ways of , getting the information about lodge officers promptly and that a list of the names and addresses of the three principal officers and the secretary of each lodge be furnished the Grand Master, the Deputy Grand Master and the Grand Lecturer. CONCLUSION Brethren it has indeed been an honor to have served as your Grand Master and the year has been most pleasant and rewarding. May I express to you and the many Master Masons over the State my sincere appreciation and thanks for the many courtesies extended to me during my visitations. Your hospitality has been unbounded and your reception most cordial.


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To my District Deputy Grand Masters my heartfelt thanks for your untiring efforts in arranging meetings and in making available to me any information needed from your District. To R. W. Brother Freelon K. Hadley and his group of District Deputy Grand Lecturers my sincere appreciation and thanks for the路 assistance in the arrangements for our meeting and willingness of every Deputy to assist in any manner. To Dr. Harold L. Reader, our Grand Secretary and all of t.he Grand Lodge Officers my thanks for your路 fine spirit of co-operation and helpful suggestions. . I cannot coridude this report without expressing my sincere appreciation and thanks to my devoted wife, Marian, for her understanding and help. Although circumstances made it impossible for her to accompany me on many occasions, she was a tower of strength and encouragement, for which I am deeply grateful. My year as Grand Master will soon end, but my interest in Freemasonry will not end, and I look forward to other fields of Masonic service. Fraternally submitted, HAROLD M. JAYNE,. Grand Master.


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GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI NOMINATIONS FOR MASONIC HOME BOARD

For term ending 1964: Richard O. Rumer Dewey A. Routh REPORT OF GRAND SECRETARY

M. Wor. Brother Harold L. Reader, Grand Secretary, presented his report for the period September 11, 1956 to September 10, 1957, which was received and ordered printed in the Proceedings. The report is as follows: SUMMARY OF WORK

Total membership September 10, 1957 Net gain Initiated Passed Raised

. 124,344 519 . 3,719 . 3,648 . 3,603 .

DUPLlCATE CHARTERS

To Bucklin Lodge No. 233 on January 30, 1957, the original destroyed by fire; to Branson Lodge No. 587 on February 26, 1957, the original having become illegible. GRAND REPRESENTATIVES

The Grand Master appointed the following Grand Representatives: Miguel Silva Santamaria Mogens Mullertz Howard O. Hunter Winfree Alexander Patterson K.T.Kwo Clark H. Emmons

Nicaragua Denmark Indiana South Carolina China Vermont

NOMINATIONS FOR GRAND REPRESENTATIVES

The Grand Master nominated Brethren as Grand Representatives near the Grand Lodge of Missouri as follows: Paul A. King Alfred M. Frager John Rich Edward E. Wilson John J. Bowman

Pernambuco, Brazil Tennessee Florida Colorado New Jersey COURTESIES

One hundred and seventy-one requests have been made to Sister Grand Jurisdictions to confer degrees for Missouri; and ninety-one requests to con路 fer degrees have been made to Missouri Lodges by Sister Grand Jurisdictions. DlSPENSAnONS

By order of Grand :rvIasterJayne dispensations were issued as follows: October 15, 1956, to the Wor. Master of Pickering Lodge No. 472, Pickering, Mo., to meet in the Hall of Xenia Lodge No. 50 at Hopkins, Mo., until Pickering Lodge Hall can be put in proper condition for meetings. October 31, 1956, to the Wor. Master of Magnolia Lodge No. 626, St. Louis, Mo.,


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to hold public installation of officers in Scottish Rite Temple, on Saturday, January 5, 1957. November 13, 1956, to the Wor. Master of Valley Park Lodge No. 629, Valley Park, Mo., to confer degrees on Andrew Herman Dutson, according to provisions of Section No. 1I3-A. November 14, 1956, to the Wor. Master of Clayton Lodge No. 601, Clayton, Mo., to hold installation of officers at a special meeting on December 15, 1956. November 23, 1956, to the Wor. Master of Brentwood Lodge No. 616, Brentwood, Mo., to confer degrees on Charles Edward Meyer, according to Section 1I3-A, under supervision of Grand Lecturer or his representative. November 27, 1956, to the Wor. Master of Overland Lodge No. 623, St. Louis County, Mo., to confer degrees on Harold H. Smith, according to provisions of Section 1I3-A, under direction of Grand Lecturer or his representative. December 5, 1956, to the Wor. Master of Bernie Lodge No. 573, Bernie, Mo., to confer degrees on John Webb Boyd, according to provisions of Section 1I3-A, under direction of Grand Lecturer or his representative. December 10, 1956, to the Wor. Master of Cache Lodge No. 416, St. Louis, Mo., to hold installation of officers on December 22, 1956, in Pomegranate Masonic Temple, St. Louis. December 10, 1956, to the Wor. Master of Twilight Lodge No. 114, Columbia, Mo., to hold joint installation of officers with Acacia Lodge No. 602, on December 29, 1956, in- Acacia Temple in Columbia. December 10, 1956, to the \Vor. Master of Freedom Lodge No. 636, Mehlville, Mo., to hold installation of officers on January 12, 1957, in Gardenville Temple. December 21, 1956, to the Wor. Master of Olive Branch Lodge No. 576, St. Louis, Mo., to hold installation of officers in the New Masonic Temple, on December 22, 1956. December 28, 1956, to the Wor. Master of Clifton Heights Lodge No. 520, St. Louis, Mo., to hold public installation of officers at Alhambra Grotto, 2626 S. Grand Blvd., St. Louis, on January 4, 1957. December 28, 1956, to the Wor. Master of Lane's Pra,irie Lodge No. 531, Vichy, Mo., to hold meeting for election of officers on December 29, 1956. January 4, 1957, to the Wor. Master of Jerusalem Lodge No. 315, Jerico Springs, Mo., to hold election of officers on January 7, 1957. January 28, 1957, to the Wor. Master of St. Francisville Lodge No. 588, Wayland, Mo., to confer degrees on John Mansfield Brice, Jr., according to Section Il3-A. February 11, 1957, to Rt. Wor. Robert L. Lamar, D.D.G.M., District No. 46, Cabool, Mo., to dedicate, for Masonic purposes, the second floor of a building on west side of public square in Mansfield, Mo., for use of Mansfield Lodge No. 543. February II, 1957, to Rt. Wor. John S. Stillwell, D.D.G.M., District No.3, Lucerne, Mo., to dedicate, for Masonic purposes, the second Hoor of a building on north side of public square, in Green City, Mo., for use of Green City Lodge No. 159. February 12, 1957, to the 'Vor. Master of Gorin Lodge No. 72, Gorin, Mo., to reballot on the petition of Charles M. Bourn, for degrees, at first regular meeting in March. March 7, 1957, to the Wor. Master of Benevolence Lodge No. 170, Utica, Mo., to hold Centennial Meeting of Benevolence Lodge on March 9, 1957, in the Mooresville High School Building. ~ March 7, 1957, to Rt. Wor. A. E. Hoover, D.D.G.M., District No. 12, Chillicothe, Mo., to dedicate the Mooresville High School Building for Masonic purposes at a time prior to the meeting of Benevolence Lodge in that Building on March 9, 1957. March 9, 1957, to the Wor. Master of Mizpah Lodge No. 639, St. Louis, Mo., to hold special meeting of lodge on Sunday night, March 10, 1957, in Webster Groves Masonic Temple, for the purpose of conducting the funeral service for a departed brother.


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March 12, 1957, to the Wor. Master of Beacon Lodge No.3, St. Louis, Mo., to hold installation of officers in Commandery Hall, New Masonic Temple, 3681 Lindell Blvd., on Friday, March 29, 1957. March 12, 1957, to the Wor. Master of Pilgrim Lodge No. 652, St. Louis, Mo., to . hold Annual Easter Service in the Alhambra Grotto in St. Louis on April 20, 1957. March 13, 1957, to the Wor. Master of Overland Lodge No. 623, to confer the degrees on Aubrey Manuel Staples under provisions of Section 113-A of the Grand Lodge By-laws. March 13, 1957, to Rt. Wor. John E. Adams, D.D.G.M., District No. 57, St. Louis, to dedicate the new Temple of Clayton Lodge No. 601 on March 30, 1957. March 13, 1957, to the Wor. Master of Richland Lodge No. 385, to confer the degrees on Don Hicks according to the provisions of Section 113-A of the Grand Lodge By-laws. March 19, 1957, to M. Wor. Brother James M. Bradford, Past Grand Master, St. Louis, Mo., to lay cornerstone of new Temple of Freedom Lodge No. 636, on Saturday, April 6, 1957. April 4, 1957, to the Wor. Master of Saline Lodge No. 226, St. Mary's, Mo., to confer degrees on Velmar Melvin Mehner, according to Section 113-A of the Grand Lodge By-laws. April 10, 1957, to the Wor. Master of Joplin Lodge No. 335, Joplin, Mo., to reballot on the petition of John Lambert Gilbert, for the degrees, at the first communication in May, 1957. . April 15, 1957, to the Wor. Master of Forest Park Lodge No. 578, St. Louis, Mo., to confer degrees on Ned VirgIe White, according to Section 113-A of the Grand Lodge By-laws. . May 3, 1957, to M. Wor. Brother William J. Craig, Past Grand Master, to lay the cornerstone of new school building at Lebanon, on May 15, 1957. May 8, 1957, to the Wor. Master of Wellston Lodge No. 613, Wellston, Mo., to hold meeting of May 9, 1957, in the new Masonic Temple, 3681 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis, Mo. May 10, 1957, to the Wor. Master of Meridian Lodge No.2, St. Louis, Mo., to meet in the school building at New Franklin, Mo., on May 11, 1957. May 10, 1957, to the Wor. Master of Howard Lodge No.4, New Franklin, Mo., to meet in the school building at New Franklin, Mo., on May 11, 1957. May 10, 1957, to the Wor. Master of Rising Sun Lodge No. 13, Barry, Mo., to meet in the school building at New Franklin, Mo., on May 11, 1957. May 10, 1957, to the Wor. Master of Memphis Lodge No. 16, Memphis, Mo., to meet in the school building at New Franklin, Mo., on May 11, 1957. May 10, 1957, to the Wor. Master of Wellington Lodge No. 22, DeKalb, Mo., to meet in the school building at New Franklin, Mo., on May 11, 1957. May 10, 1957, to the Wor. Master of Florida Lodge No. 23, Florida, Mo., to meet in the school building at New Franklin, Mo., on May II, 1957. May 10, 1957, to M. Wor. Brother Morris E. Ewing, Past Grand Master, Morrisville, Mo., to lay cornerstone for the school building at Holden, Mo., on May 17, 1957. May 21, 1957, to M. Wor. Brother Morris E. Ewing, Past Grand Master, Morrisville, Mo., to lay cornerstone of new school building at Lebanon, Mo., on May 15. 1957. May 21, 1957, to M. Wor. Brother Morris E. Ewing, Past Grand Master, Morrisville, Mo., to lay the cornerstone of the Field House of the school at Buffalo, Mo., on May 23, 1957. June 6, 1957, to Rt. Wor. John E. Adams, D.D.G.M., District No. 57, St. Louis, Mo., to dedicate new Temple of Freedom Lodge No. 636, on Saturday, June 15, 1957. June 25, 1957, to the Wor. Master of Cooper Lodge No. 36, Boonville, Mo., to participate in the Centennial parade and rededication of Thespian Hall at Boonville, Mo., on July 2. 1957.


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1957

PROCEEDINGS OF THE

June 25, 1957, to the Wor. Master of Spickardsville Lodge No. 524, at Spickard, Mo., to hold election of officers at the regular meeting of july 3, 1957. August 21, 1957, to Rt. Wor. Brother Harold O. Grauel, Junior Grand Warden, Cape Girardeau, Mo., to lay the cornerstone at Cape Girardeau, Mo., on August 26, 1957. September 3, 1957, to Rt. Wor. Brother Harold O. Grauel, Junior Grand Warden, Cape Girardeau, Mo., to lay cornerstone of Illmo-Fornfelt-Ancell Consolidated School, on Saturday, September 7, 1957. FIFTY-YEAR BUTTONS

Fifty-Year Buttons were awarded as follows: No. 299 3 170 224 403 98 320 190 237 618 218 291 84 84 84 84 84 299 593 446 446 446 446 446 171 III 547 340 340 340 40 40 529 299 445 526 565 262 446 499 369 178 4 189 230 237 344 171

and Name of Lodge Temple Beacon Benevolence Hamilton Lowry City Webster Versailles Putnam LaPlata Grandview Good Hope Edina Webster Groves Webster Groves Webster Groves Webster Groves Webster Groves Temple Union Ivanhoe Ivanhoe Ivanhoe Ivanhoe Ivanhoe Hartford Trenton South Gate Westport Westport Westport Mt. Moriah Mt. Moriah Apollo Temple Westgate Wayne Tebbetts Holden Ivanhoe Harmony ., Composite Griswold Howard Zeredatha St. James LaPlata Moberly Hartford

Name of Brother George E. Walter George A. Heim G. W. Carpenter Earl Bowen Chas. S. Stratton Edgar Thomas W. B. Todd . James W. Barkley David Christie Harry S. Wintermute Wm. Wintz Charles F. McKay Howard E. Nichols John Chipman, 路Sr Robert S. Groble Leo J. Vogt Joseph L. Whittaker Alfred J. Huckett C. E. Terry Carson W. Chiles jay Means Leslie O. Williamson Frederick C. Lamar Harry E. Johnson P. J. Dickerson Oliver M. Housley Milford Loeb Arthur W. Caps Thomas Samuel W. B. Hochland Albert Gruenewald Henry A. Uhlemeyer Harry A. Rinkel Elder B. Switzer john Lehr T. H. Vinyard H. S. Cane .. Henry F. Burris Roy E. VanAtta .,. Albert Ziegenhein W. W. Martin Frank W. Clare W. T. Shackelford Edwin Coons Charles Heuchan Joseph B. Edwards J. W. Thackston Jessie M. Loyd

.

. . . . .

No. of Years 50 . 50 50 . . 50 . 50 50 . . 50 . 50 . 50 . 50 . 50 .. 50 . 50 . 50 . 50 . 51 . 51 . 50 . 59 50 . . 50 50 . . 50 . 50 . 50 . 50 . 50 50 . . 50 50 . . 50 50 . . 50 . 50 . 50 . 50 . 50 . 55 . 54 . 50 . 53 . 50 . 50 . 50 . 50 . 50 , . 50 . 50


1957 86 93 93 544 129 139 164 299 443 III

35 35 35 35 63 136 630 521 226 236 420 420 470 519 89 89 284 99 331 331 331 331 331 331 40 639 35 163 189 1 605 172 316 360 360 80 43 483 236 236 185 185 201 121 121 121 511 662 340 59 461 443 213

Brookfield St. Mark's St. Mark's Algabil Monett Oregon Joachim Temple Anchor Tren ton Mercer Mercer Mercer Mercer Cambridge Phoenix East Cate Lockwood Saline Sedalia Itaska Itaska .. . Nodaway Crane Friendship Friendship Canopy Mt. 'Vernon Charity Charity Charity Charity Charity Charily Mt. Moriah Mizpah Mercer Occiden tal Zeredatha Missouri Walker Censer Rural Tuscan Tuscan Bridgeton Jefferson Fairfax Sedalia Sedalia Chamois Chamois Ravenwood Erwin Erwin Erwin Skidmore Clarence Westport Centralia Caruthersville Anchor Rolla

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GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI Melvin P. Johnson Wm. P. Kaiser . . . .. . . . . Leonard D. May Geo. Edward Kendall Herbert P. S. Burke David M. Lay. . . . . . . . .. . . . . .. . .. . . Anton Kohler Chas. G. Minturn Thomas W. Morrison. . Edgar J. Mairs Carl E. Rank Asa V. Sparks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . J. C. Anderson Harry D. McLaran . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Tyman M. Smith Chas. L. Robinson Richard W. Ehrecke Clare McLemore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Wm. Weiss. . . ............. Alexander H. Harlan Arthur W. Franz John C.Steward Roy J. Curfman ......... Charles F. Smyth .......... T. D. Blackburn Sam C. Killam Claude W .. Sanders Geo. B. Orr Charles J. Eld, Jr. Walter F. Kimball. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Milton W. Lowenstein Frank P. Prosser. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Benj. F. Holt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Raymond R. Calkins August G. F. Tilker .... Harry Netzeband F. A. Lambert ......... Horace R. Dotterer George Cockburn C. F. Metzger Thomas G. Botsford Henry J. Davidson .. . . . . . . .. Albert J. Lindsly Farnk W. Haynes Raymond N. Smith William Kolath .. ,. . . . . . . Samuel S. Haley Robert Thompson Alonzo J. Snow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Walter J. Kennedy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Charles H. Ernstmeyer Ernest S. Wilson Fay H. Casteel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Karl D. Umrath . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Harry L. Tendick August F. Jacobsmeyer Frank A. Tarpley Wade H. Lilly John B. Wornall James L. Walkup. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Geo. W. Phipps Oliver Shattinger Walter Asher

50 50 50 50 54 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 54 50 50 51 53 50 52 50 50 50 50 50 52 50 50 50 50 50 50 54 51 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 51 50 50 50 50


26 400 190 45 397 376 392 550 352 188 93 161 450 99 424 _ _ 138 448 446 91 462 3 36 189 10 535 69 75 75 75 75 5 17 381 210

~

III

254 482 91 550 550 550 341 40 446 310 36 218 475 83 83 179 35 218 232 141 78 487 147 368 126 79 445 470 142

1957

PROCEEDINGS OF THE

Decatur G. A. Platte 50 Putnam Joseph W. Moore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Bonhomme Joseph Peterson 50 Gower A. P. Shull. . . . . . . . . . 60 King Hill Harry Stevens 50 Christian John H. Gregg 50 Rose Hill Charles T. Heumann 50 Friend H. N. Rogers 50 Hannibal Byrne E. Bigger 50 St. Mark's D. N. Scivally 50 Clifton Hill J. T. Knox 50 Belton E. E. Hawthorne . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 50 Mt. Vernon Richard M. Ryan 50 Samaritan U. S. G. Thompson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 50 Lincoln N. H. Gregory................... 50 Schell City : Wm. R. Sprenger. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 50 Ivanhoe < Charles E. Allen 50 Madison Sam B. Craver 60 Santa Fe Sidney McIIhaney 50 Beacon ooJohn W. Crotpeter 50 Cooper .. Ceo. W. Morris .. .. ...... ....... 50 Zeredatha Louis V. Stigall...... . . . . . . . . . . . .. 50 Agency O. H. Smith 50 Blackwell ...............â&#x20AC;˘.. Jefferson D. Blackwell 50 Walter B. Mattox 50 Sullivan Silex Walter E. Williams 61 Silex Irvin M. Gregory /52 Silex Edward C. Teague . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Silex Isiaac Josephson 51 United Dwight E. Shultz . . . . . . . .. 50 Clarksville Harry C. Carral . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 50 Ionia Warren L. Allee ............. 50 Unionville Charles Clyde Kelley " 50 Trenton Emery O. Lawson 50 Butler Wesley Denton 50 Clintonville : Arthur A. Pray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 50 Madison James W. Yeager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 63 Rose Hill William T. Kei! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 50 Rose Hill John H. Bueschen 50 Rose Hill R. J. Anderson 50 Rockville John C. Griggs 50 Mt. Moriah Charles G. 'Weiler 50 Ivanhoe Robert B. Nusser ........... 50 Sikeston R. Allie McCord 50 Cooper J. W. Farris, Sr. 50 Good Hope Fred W. Deppe. . . . . . . . . . .. . .. . . 50 Golden Enoch A. Phillips. . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Laclede Ralph E. Burley. . . . 50 Laclede Claude B. Burley 50 Pride of the West Omer K. Milestone . 50 Mercer Lucien E. May 50 Good Hope Thomas M. Parry .. , ......... 53 Polo William Baker 51 Amsterdam Lester Compton . . . . . . . . . . .. 50 St. Joseph Henry Teatz 50 Chilhowee , Lewis R. Crumbaugh 50 Cass Marcellus E. Halcomb 50 Crescent Hill James L. Young 50 Seaman Homer P. Maggarts 50 Polar Star Frederick J. Temple..... .. 50 West Gate Frank W. Landwehr. . 50 Nodaway Albert Kuchs 50 Pleasant Grove Chas. M. Rothgeb 50 00

00

00

00

00

00

00

00

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1957 62 80 397 4 4 84 316 5 339 . 470 164 408 354 159 499 245 480 476 476 476 476 420 48 283 40 201 69 2 142 79 312 401 20 9 210 243 1 1 50 271 271 259 207 547 547 547 654 323 625 420 419 20 20 20 189 48 303 485 15 9 9 340 19

27

GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI

Vincil ..................•••James C. Sloan Bridgeton ................•. Joseph A. Brown Gower E. V. Sodowsky Howard Lilbourn Kingsbury Howard C. Albert Smith Webster Groves Edward Alt, Sr. Rural Fred Goldman United Leslie A. Zoller. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Fidelity Chester Naylor Nodaway Eldon Irvin Joachim Frank Dietrich . . . . . . . . . . . .. Montrose Wm. F. Dugan Hebron W. W. VanMatre. .. . . Green City Frank Buckalew Harmony Albert E. Brown. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Knob Noster C. L. Saults Jewel Wm. Beckman Mount Hope Sam C. Baggarly Mount Hope James F. Martin Mount Hope Roy Mattingly Mount Hope Geo. M. Wakeman Itaska Leo S. Bauman Fulton John R. Baker Stockton William Claud Davis . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Mt. Moriah Oliver J. Bobe Ravenwood Dorsey M. Bishop Sullivan Howard G. Landon Meridian Joseph W. Weis, Jr. Pleasant Crove Harry H. Nichols. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Polar Star Geo. F. Nolte Cuba : L. H. Lewis Carterville Shelley T. Ziler A. R. Hurst St. Louis. . . . . . Geo. Washington Edgar A. McBurney Unionville Elias Shuey ...... Keystone John F. O'Shea ........... Missouri Henry B. Howe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Missouri Henry T. Baumgartner. . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Xenia Edward McIntyre Solomon Arthur B. Wyman. " .. . . . . . . .. Solomon Richard L. Schisler Lodge of Love Herbert C. Burkland Clay Harry E. Kimber South Gate August C. Urbach South Gate R. C. Greenlease South Gate Forest Levy Commonwealth Howard M. Foster. . . . .. Cornerstone Clifford H. Jones Sheffield Chas. E. Erickson Itaska D. F. Eschenbrenner Star John H. Aldridge. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. St. Louis Adolph Wise Dave Agatstein St. Louis St. Louis Leo Scharfenberger Zeredatha Frank D. Speer Fulton Doyle S. Brown Osage Walter A. Bryant. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Coldwater Homer Beaty Western Star Otis Wise Geo. Washington Louis G. Schmidt. . . . . . . . . . . . . Geo. Washington Henry Bachmann. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Westport Chas. W. Gerard Paris Union Samuel S. Rowe

50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 51 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 51 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 51


28 1 434. 201 626 646 21 23 256 189 3 352 520 520 520 316 316 2 59 515 610 5 554 392 323 340 87 354 172 3 316 512 512 236 147 147 593 593 78 144 614 614 244

1957

PROCEEDINGS OF THE Missouri Wheeling Ravenwood Magnolia Shaveh Havana Florida Shekinah Zeredatha Beacon Friend Clifton Heights Clifton Heights Clifton Heights Raytown Raytown Meridian Centralia Galena Clark United Foster Christian Cornerstone Westport Washington Hebron Censer Beacon Rural Webb City Webb City Sedalia Cass Cass Union Union St. Joseph Modern Mt. Washington Mt. Washington Middle Fabius

'

Geo. A. Duff Charles E. Aye Joseph J. Smith . . . . . . . . . . . .. Gustav A. Johnson Charles H. Hoffman .. . . . . . . . . . .. Pinkerton H. Patton Wm. H. Hattersley Robert W. White. . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . Walter H. Richards George W. Flynn . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Elias B. Russell . . . . . . . . . . . .. Robert C. Ralston Edward L. Rothganger Porter A. Henderson Dave Storms James R. Page. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Paul L. J. Bartz Charles F. Sames Blaine Short Wm. E. Rice Wm. R. Walters Elmer Loyd Sam A. Gray Alvin H. Neslage ......... Edwin A. Harris. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Geo. M. Blaine E. V. Boone. . . . . .. .. .. . Wm. James Robinson . . . . . . . . . .. Harry F. Kassing Paul H. Wolff. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. James B. Berry Charles A. Hendrickson A. J. Campbell Ludwig O. Kunze. . . . . . . David S. Long. . . . . . . . . . . . . Jesse M. Owens. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Harry P. Jennings... . . .. . . . Ernest M. Weber Wm. Henderson..... .. . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Thomas H. Knight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Ross J. Ream....................... Oscar Gundy

50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 52

STATISTICAL-1956-1957 Number of Chartered Lodges, September 10, 1956 Lodges U. D Number of Chartered Lodges, September 10, 1957 Lodges U. D September 10, 1957-Total Membership September 10, 1956-Total Membership in 593 Lodges. . . . . . . . .. Adjustment by audit of individual Lodges ............

. . . . . 123,745 80 123,825

Total Number: Raised Affiliated Reinstated

. . . . . . . . . . . ..

3,603 587 1,418 5,608

Less: Total Number: Dimitted

.

669

593

o o

593

124,344


1957 Deaths Susp. N. P. D Susp. U. M. C. Expelled . '.' .. ..

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GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI ,

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. . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2,407 2,004 3 6

5,089 Net Gain, September 10. 1957 , ..... , ...

519 124,344


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1957

PROCEEDINGS OF THE GRAND LODGE FINANCES SYNOPSIS OF FINANCIAL STATEMENT SEPTEMBER 10. 1957 GRAND LODGE PORTION

RECEIPTS: From Per Capita Tax Interest on Securities Refund on Mileage and Per Diem Legacy under Will of Allen P. Green Sale of Masonic Manuals " Sale of Fifty-Year Veterans' Buttons Sale of 1947 Constitution and By-Laws Sale of Educational Booklets Sale of Trial Code Books Sale of Grand Lodge Forms Sale of Dues Receipt Cards .. . Miscellaneous '

. . . . . . . . . . . .

Total . EXPENDITURES: Payroll . Budget 0 ···· · Social Security Dues Receipt Cards . Fifty-Year Veterans' Buttons Grand Lodge Forms Mo. Division of Employment Security U. S. Director Internal Revenue . Special Library Fund

$105,643.91 4,892.50 2,901.50 1,000.00 1,935.00 648.60 96.00 60.75 37.55 269.75 1,922.93 54.08

..... $119,462.57 . ·

. . . . .

$30,000.00 65,417.08 398.27 1,803.17 979.26 174.69 421.68 46.10 3.07 $99,243.32 2.84

$

Less credit for allowance on St. Louis Tax (Excess Income over Expense

.

$99,240.48 .$20,222.09)

MASONIC HOME PORTION

RECEIPTS: Per Capita 1956-1957 EXPENDITURES: Paid to Masonic Home (This includes $946.31 due in 1956)

$235,155.96 $235,640.34

HOSPITAL VISITATION FUND

Hospital Visitation Fund-Collected this year Paid this year TOTAL RECEIPTS TOTAL EXPENDITURES Excess of Receipts over Expenditures Balance from last year Matured lnt. Cpn. deposited 9-12-56

$

$ 5,000.00

319.00

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$354,937.53 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. $339,880.82 $ 15,056.71 $122,427.50 ................. 1,325.00 $123,752.50 $138,809.21

LESS: Balance due Masonic Home on Per Capita Tax Special Library Fund July and August, St. Louis Earnings Tax due Hospital Visitation Fund WORKING BALANCE AVAILABLE

. . .

. 461.93 96.41 13.26 319.00 $

890.60

$137,918.61


1957

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GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI 1957

PER CAPITA TAX

1957 Per Capita Tax due on 593 reporting Lodges Total Amount paid to September 10, 1957 Less overpayments of

.

.. $340,054.25 $340,136.27 . 346.52 $339,789.75

BALANCE DUE on 593 reporting Lodges September 10, 1957, no Lodges unreported.

.

$

264.50

$

4,000.00

.

MASONIC HOME OF MISSOURI

Relief and Charity: Paid to Masonic Home: Checks Nos. 25, 124, 165, 246, 303 and 343 Per Capita Tax: Paid to Masonic Home: Check No. 61 Check No. 320 Check No. 337 Check No. 354 . Check No. 373 Check No. 390

. . $. . . . . .

.

946.31 70,000.00 40,000.00 60,000.00 61,000.00 3,694.03 $235,640.34

Balance Due On 1957 On 1956 On 1955 On 1954 On 1953 On 1952 On 1951 On 1950 On 1949 On 1948 On 1947 On 1946 On 1945

Masonic Home, September 10, 1957: Per Capita Tax . Per'Capita Tax Per Capita Tax Per Capita Tax. . . . . Per Capita Tax. . . . . . . . . . Per Capita Tax . Per Capita Tax . Per Capita Tax . Per Capita Tax . Per Capita Tax . Per Capita Tax . Per Capita Tax . Per Capita Tax .

$

. I •••••

. .

None 315.12 73.62 23.53 14.06 9.50 5.70 3.80 3.80 3.80 3.00 3.00 3.00 $

461.93

SPECIAL INITIATION FUND

$37,430.00 3,630.00

Paid to Masonic Home A/C this Fund . Balance Due Masonic Home, to September 10, 1957 GEORGE WASHINGTON MEMORIAL FUND

Paid to F. Schondau, Secretary, Check No. 47 .: .., Balance Due, September 10, 1957

$ 4,000.00 2,871.98

. .

DR. WM. F. KUHN LIBRARY FUND

September 10, 1957- ($481.56 Bond and $727.25 in Bank and two undeposited Interest CheckS-$12.50)

.

$ 1,221.31

JOSEPH S. MCINTYRE LIBRARY FUND

September 10, 1957-Bank Balance

.

$

923.16

GRAND LODGE FINANCES

Cash Balance, September 10, 1956, Union National Bank, Kansas City, Missouri

.

. .. $122,427.50


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1957

PROCEEDINGS OF THE

1,325.00

Matured Interest Coupons deposited 9-12-56

$123,752.50 RECEIPTS: Per Capita Tax, 1957 Back Per Capita Tax, 1956 Back Per Capita Tax, 1955 Back Per Capita Tax, 1954 Back Per Capita Tax, 1953 Back Per Capita Tax, 1952 Back Per Capita Tax, 1951 Back Per Capita Tax, 1950 Back Per Capita Tax, 1949 Back Per Capita Tax, 1948 Back Per Capita Tax, 1947 Back Per Capita Tax, 1946 Back Per Capita Tax, 1945

$340,136.27

............. $456.70 106.70 34.10 18.50 12.50 7.50 5.00 5.00 5.00 4.20 4.20 4.20

663.60 Received from Defunct Lodge and members thereof Sale of Masonic Manuals ... Sale of Fifty-Year Veterans' Buttons .... Sale of 1947 Constitution and By-Laws Sale of 1921 Constitution and By-Laws Sale of Educational Booklets Sale of Trial Code Books Sale of Grand Lodge Forms Sale of Dues Receipt Cards ............... . Miscellaneous: Duplicate Charters: Bucklin Lodge No. 233 Branson Lodge No. 587

. . . .

. . .

$ 5.00 5.00 10.00 11.52 1.96 1.00 10.60

St. Louis Lodge of Perfection Clifton Heights Lodge No. 520-Telegram E. R. Sadowski-Book "Civil War and Masonry" Chapman Ins. Co.-Earned premo Wk. Compo Legacy under Will of Allen P. Green Refund on Mileage and Per Diem Account Interest on Permanent Securities Hospital Visitation Fund TOTAL INCOME . September 10, 1956, Cash in Grand Lodge Depository Matured Interest Coupons deposited 9-12-56

$340,799.87 4.00 1,935.00 648.60 96.00 15.00 60.75 37.55 269.75 1,922.93

. . . .

35.08 1,000.00 2,901.50 4,892.50 319.00

. . . . . . . . . .. $354,937.53 $122,427.50 . 1,325.00 $123,752.50

TOTAL RECEIPTS, September 10, 1957 Transfer of Funds from Union National Bank, Kansas City, Mo. to The Me~hanics Bank, St. Joseph, Mo .

$478,690.03 71,469.91 $550,159.94

ANALYSIS OF DISBURSEMENTS

Total Expenses to September 10, 1957 ...

$411,350.73

Payroll Salaries and Allowances: Grand Master, Grand Secretary, Grand Lecturer, Grand Lecturer Emeritus, Grand Treasurer, and Grand Lodge Office H e l p . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

$ 30,000.00

$30,246.84


1957

GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI

Federal Withholding Tax: Paid . Withheld

$2,744.78 2,744.78

Social Security-F.I.C.A.: Paid Withheld St. Louis Earnings Tax: Withheld . Paid .

.

$ 796.50 398.23

.. ......... $

398.27

81.95 79.11

Grand Correspondent .... .. Bonds (Grand Secretary and Grand Treas.) and Insurance. Jewel for Grand Master Expenses, Grand Lodge Officers (O.G.M.) Grand Lodge Officers' Conferences D.D.G.M. &: D.D.G.L. Conferences . Washington Meetings . Ritual Committee Expense . Expenses: Grand Lodge Session Reporter: Grand Lodge Session . Printing- Proceedings . Audit Company .. . Relief and Charity . Masonic Service Association Masonic Relief Association Contingent Fund-Grand Lodge Expense Maintenance-Grand Lodge Office Printing, Postage &: Stationery Telephone &: Telegrams-G. L. Office , , Care of Portraits of P.G.M.'s .,. . Filing Equipment Office Equipment . . Mo. Lodge of Research-Publication Transactions Revision Committee Expense . Committee on Masonic Education . Identification Cards-P.G.M.'s .

(2.84) 750.00 622.45 296.80 481.83 494.36 1,573.22 1,050.00 494.98 4,010.21 75.00 2,886.12 240.81 4,000.00 2,237.45 434.36 636.28 3,600.00 3,730.67 371.41 17.65 657.43 230.35 750.00 1,106.14 4,374.00 48.72

. .

. . . . . . . . . . .

.

65,417.08 Total Budget App'n. for 1956-1957 (excl. of Payroll) Actual Disbursements . .

$ 83,724.81 65!417.08

Amount Unexpended Total paid Masonic Home AIC Back Per Capita Tax coIlected to September 10, 1957 . Total paid Masonic Home AIC 1957 Per Capita Tax

$ 18,307.73

M.S.A_Hospita1 Service Dues Receipt Cards Purchase of Fifty-Year Buttons Grand Lodge Forms Missouri Division of Employment Security U. S. District Director of Internal Revenue Special Library Fund

946.31 234,694.03 . . . . . . .

235,640.34 5,000.00 1,803.17 979.26 1174.69 421.68 46.10 3.07 $339,880.82

Transfer of Funds from Union National Bank, Kansas City, Mo. to The Mechanics Bank, St. Joseph, Mo.

$ 71,469.91

$411,350.73


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1957

PROCEEDINGS OF THE RECAPITULAnON

, . .. $550,159.94 411,350.73

Total receipts to September 10, 1957 (incl. 9/10/56 balance) Total disbursements to September 10, 1957 , , Cash Balance, September 10, 1957, in General Fund Cash Balance, September 10, 1957, The Mechanics Bank, St. Joseph, Mo . Matured Interest Coupons deposited 9路12路57 , Less: Balance due Masonic Home A/C Per Cap. Tax collected to September 10, 1957 . Less: Special Library Fund . Less: Hospital Visitation Fund Less: July and Aug. St. L. Earnings Tax still due

$138,809.21 $137,484.21 1,325.00 $138,809.21

, ,

. .

$461.93 96.41 319.00 13.26 890.60

September 10, 1957TOTAL AMOUNT AVAILABLE IN GENERAL FUND .... , . ' .... $137,918.61 Fraternally submitted, HAROLD L. READER, Grand Secretary. REPORT OF GRAND TREASURER

R. Wor. Brother Wm. Utz, Jr., Grand Treasurer, presented his report covering the period from September 10, 1956 to September 9, 1957, which was received and ordered printed in the Proceedings. The report is as follows: 1956 Sept. 10 Balance in Union National Bank, Kansas City, Mo. ... 1596-57 Received from Grand Secretary

$122,284.50 426,957.03

Disbursed during the year by Warrants No.1 to 390, not consecutive路 1957 September 10 Balance in Mechanics Bank, St. Joseph, Mo.

$549,241.53 411,677.59 137,563.94 $549,241.53

As Grand Treasurer, I cha.rge myself with the custody of the following securities contained in Safe Deposit Box No. 611 I in the Union Safe Deposit Company of Kansas City, which said box is subject to the joint control of myself and the Grand Master, or his delegated representative: U. S. Savings Bonds-Series "G"-2~% Due 9/1/58-Cost , , , .. , Due 12/1/59-Cost , , , Due 4/1/60-Cost , ", .. , .. ' " Due 4/1/61-Cost , , Due 9/1/62-Cost , U. S. Treasury Bonds-2~%- 6/15/1964/69-Par Value U. S. Treasury Bonds-2~%-12/15/1964/69-ParValue u. S. Treasury Bonds-2~%- 3/15/1965/70-Par Value U. S. Treasury Bonds-2~%- 3/15j1966/71-Par Value U. S. Treasury Bonds-2~%- 6/15/1967/72-Par Value U. S. Treasury Bonds-2~%-12/15/1967/72-ParValue. , U. S. Treasury Bonds-2~%- 9/15/1967/72-Par Value, , u. S. Treasury Bonds-3 %- 2/15/1995 -Par Value

. . . . . . . . '" . , .. , . ,,

18,700.00 10,000.00 10,000.00 20,000.00 10,000.00 12,000.00 17,000.00 10,000.00 6,000.00 40,000.00 25,000.00 5,000.00 10,000.00 $193,700.00


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I also hold for William F. Kuhn Library Association $ U. S. Treasury Bond, 2~%, Series 1967/72, Par Value. . . . . â&#x20AC;˘ Two Warrants totaling $79.73 outstanding as of September 10, 1957.

500.00

Fraternally submitted, W. H. UTZ, JR., Grand Treasurer. REPORT OF AUDITOR

To the Most Worshipful Gmnd Lodge, A. F. and A. M., of Missouri: Gentlemen: Pursuant to engagement, we have examined the books and records of the Grand Secretary and the Grand Treasurer of the Grand Lodge, Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons of Missouri for the period from September 11, 1956 to September 10, 1957, also the Masonic Home Initiation Fund, the George Washington Memorial Fund, the Wm. F. Kuhn Library Fund and the Joseph S. McIntyre Library Fund for the same period and respectfully present the following report: GENERAL FUND PER GRAND SECRETARY'S BOOKS

. Balance, September 11, 1956 Receipts Forwarded to Grand Treasurer Per Capita Tax 1957 . Back Per Capita Tax 1956 Back Per Capita Tax 1955 Back Per Capita Tax 1954 Back Per Capita Tax 1953 Back Per Capita Tax 1952 Back Per Capita Tax 1951 Back Per Capita Tax 1950 Back Per Capita Tax 1949 . Back Per Capita Tax 1948 Back Per ,Capita Tax 1947 Back Per Capita Tax 1946 Back Per Capita Tax 1945

$123,752.50 $340,136.27 $ 456.70

.

Duplicate Charter Fees . . Sale of Masonic Manuals . Sale of 50 Year Buttons . Sale of Constitution and By-Laws 1947 Sale of Constitution and By-laws 1921 . . Sale of Trial Code Books Sale of Educational Booklets . Sale of Grand Lodge Forms Sale of Book-"Civil War and Masonry" . Sale of Dues Receipt Cards

106.70 34.10 18.50 12.50 7.50 5.00 5.00 5.00 4.20 4.20 4.20

663.60 10.00

$1,935.00 648.60 96.00 15.00 37.55 60.75 269.75 1.00 1,922.93

Interest on Permanent Fund Securities .. . . Back Dues-Members of Defunct Lodges . Hospital Visitation Fund . Legacy-Allen P. Green . Refunds: Mileage and Per Diem Account $2,901.50 St. Louis Lodge of Perfection-600 Letterheads 11.52 Telegram 1.96 Refunded Workmen's Compensation 10.60

4,986.58 4,892.50 4.00 319.00 1,000.00

2,925.58

354,937.53 $478,690.03

Disbursements Per Checks Issued for Expenses Balance, September 10, 1957, Per Grand Secretary's Books

339,880.82 $138,809.21


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1957

PROCEEDINGS OF THE

Consisting of Balance in Mechanics Bank, St. Joseph, Missouri $137,484.21 Matured interest Coupons, Deposited September 12, 1957. 1,325.00 $138,809.21 GENERAL FUND PER GRAND TREASURER'S BOOKS

Balance in Union National Bank, Kansas City, Missouri, September 11, 1956 . Received from Grand Secretary, September II, 1956 to September 10, 1957 .

$122,284.50 .

426,957.03

Disbursements-September lJ, 1956 to September 10, 1957

$549,241.53 411,677.59

Balance in Mechanics Bank, St. Joseph, Missouri, September 10, 1957 .

$137,563.94

.

RECONCILIATION GRAND SECRETARY'S BOOKS WITH GRAND TREASURER'S BOOKS SEPTEMBER 10, 1957

Balance Per Grand Secretary's BooksSeptember 11, 1956 Deduct Check Deposited 8/10/56-Returned 8/17/56 Matured Interest Coupons Deposited 9/12/56 .....

.

$123,752.50 $

143.00 1,325.00

Balance Per Grand Treasurer's Books-September 11, 1956

1,468.00 $122,284.50

Receipts Per Grand Secretary's BooksSeptember 11, 1956 to September 10, 1957 $354,937.53 Add Returned Check Re-deposited 10/17/56 . . . . . . . .. $ 143.00 Returned Check Re-deposited 5/16/57 2.35 Deposit for Overdraft at Union National Bank 404.24 Transfer of Funds from Union National Bank, Kansas City, Missouri to Mechanics Bank, St. Joseph, Missouri, October 29, 1956 71,469.91 72,019.50 Receipts Per Grand Treasurer's BooksSeptember 11, 1956 to September 10, 1957 Disbursements Per Grand Secretary's BooksSeptember 11, 1956 to September 10, 1957 . Add Returned Check 5/16/57 Check for Overdraft at Union National Bank .... Transfer of Funds from Union National Bank to Mechanics Bank .

.

$426,957.03 $339,880.82 $

2.35 404.24 71,469.91

71,876.50 $411,757.32

Deduct Outstanding Check No. 352 Outstanding Check No. 388

$

44.33 35.40

Disbursements Per Grand Treasurer's BooksSeptember 11, 1956 to September 10, 1957 Balance Per Grand Secretary's BooksSeptember 10, 1957 . Add Outstanding Checks No. 352 Outstanding Checks No. 388

79.73 $411 ,677.59 $138,809.21

......... $

44.33 35.40

79.73 $1~8,888.94


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Deduct-Matured Interest Coupons Deposited September 12, 1957 Balance Per Grand Treasurer's BookS-September 10, 1957

1,325.00 $137,563.94

. BONDS

On September 12, 1957, in company with Messrs. Wm. H. Utz, Jr., and Martin B. Dickinson, we examined the securities listed on the ~ollowing page, which are kept for safekeeping in the Grand Lodge safe deposit box at the Union National Bank, Kansas City, Missouri: PERMANENT FUND

Bond Number 211585E 211586F 23572B

Interest Interest Kind Maturity Dates Rate Par Value Total U.S.Treasury 6/15/1964/69 6/15-12/15 2~% $ 1,000.00 U.S.Treasury 6/15/1964/69 6/15-12/15 2~% 1,000.00 U.S.Treasury 6/15/1964/69 6/15-12/15 2~% 10,000.00 $ 12,000.00

2371A 4615E 21845E 21846F

U.S.Treasury U.S.Treasury U.S.Treasury U .S.Treasury

12/15/1964/69 12/15/1964/69 12/15/1964/69 12/15/1964/69

6/15-12/15 6/15-12/15 6/15-12/15 6/15-12/15

2~% $ 5,000.00 10,000.00 2~% 1,000.00 2~% 1,000.00 2~%

17,000.00

8564D 77195E

U .S.Treasury U.S.Treasury

3/15/1965/70 3/15/1965/70

3/15- 9/15 3/15- 9/15

2~% $ 2~%

5,000.00 5,000.00

10,000.00

5653C 5932B

U .S.Treasury U.S.Treasury

3/15/1966/71 3/15/1966/71

3/15- 9/15 3/15- 9/15

2~% $ 2~%

1,000.00 5,000.00

6,000.00

8964D 49654D 41669K 41670L 41671A

U.S.Treasury U .S.Treasury U.S.Treasury U.S.Treasury U .S.Treasury

6/15/1967/72 6/15/1967/72 6/15/1967/72 6/15/1967/72

6/15-12/15 6/15-12/15 6/15-12/15 6/15-12/15 6/15-12/15

2~% $ 5,000.00 5,000.00 2~% 10,000.00 2~% 10,000.00 2~% 10,000.00 2~%

40,000.00

U.S.Treasury 12/15/1967/72 6/15-12/15 U.S.Treasury 12/15/1967/72 6/15-12/15 U.S.Treasury 12/15/1967/72 6/15-12/15

2 ItIz% $ 5,000.00 10,000.00 2~% 10,000.00 2~%

25,000.00

U.S.Treasury

9/15/1967/72

3/15- 9/15

2~% $

U.S.Treasury

2/15/1995

2/15- 8/15

3

28103C 26122B 315324D 9173C 33826

6/151.1967 /72

5,000.00

5,000.00

% $ 10,000.00

10,000.00 $125,000.00

Redem~tion

C437033G C437034G D2320085G M4864090G M4864091G M4864092G V702346G X582056G

Series Series Series Series Series Series Series Series

G G G G G G G G

Sept., Sept., Sept., Sept., Sept., Sept., Sept., Sept..

1958 1958 1958 1958 1958 1958 1958 1958

Maturity Va ue Cost Value 9/10/57 98.60 $ 100.00 $ 100.00 $ 100.00 100.00 98.60 500.00 493.00 500.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 986.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 986.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 986.00 5,000.00 4,930.00 5,000.00 9,860.00 10,000.00 10,000.00 $18,700.00 $18,438.20 $18,700.00

$18,700.00

X806975G Series G

Dec.,

1959 $10,000.00 $ 9,760.00 $10,000.00

10,000.00

X807739G Series G

April,

1960 $10,000.00

10,000.00

Series G

April,

1961

X909237G

$ 9,730.00

$10,000.00

$10,000.00 $ 9,670.00 $10,000.00


38 X909238G

Series G

April,

1961

10,000.00 $20,000.00

X1146710G

1957

PROCEEDINGS OF THE

Series G

Sept.,

9,670.00

10,000.00

$19,340.00 $20,000.00

20,000.00

1962 $10,000.00 $ 9,610.00 $10,000.00

10,000.00

$68,700.00 $66,878.20

$68,700.00 $ 68,700.00 $193,700.00

WM. F. KUHN LIBRARY FUND

Bond Number 155643C

u.

Kind S. Treasury

Maturity 1967/72

Interest Interest Dates Rate 6/15 & 12/15 2~%

Par Value $500.00

Cost $481.56

There has been no change in the securities held since our previous examination, September 12, 1956. In examining the bonds,' we found the interest coupons due June 15, 1957 amounting to $1,175.00 still attached to the bonds as was also a coupon due August 15, 1957 for $150.00, a total of $1,325.00. MASONIC HOME INITIATION FUND

Balance in Bank, September 11, 1956 Received from Masonic Lodges During the Period September II, 1956 to September 10, 1957

.

$ 3,930.00 37,130.00 $41,060.00

Transferred to Masonic Home During the Period September II, 1956 to September 10, 1957 .....

37,430.00

Balance in First National Bank in St. Louis, September 10, 1957

$ 3,630.00

GEORGE WASHINGTON MEMORIAL FUND

Balance in Ban'k, September 11, 1956 Received from Masonic Lodges During the Period September II, 1956 to September 10, 1957 .....

.

$ 3,158.98 3,713.00 $ 6,871.98

Transferred to George Washington Memorial Association, February 20, 1957

.

4,000.00

Balance in First National Bank in St. Louis, September 10, 1957

$ 2,871.98

WM. F. KUHN LIBRARY FUND

Balance, September 11, 1956 Receipts: Interest on Bond Interest on Savings Account

.

.

$ 1,195.41

$ 12.50 13.40'

25.90

Balance, September 10, 1957 $ 1,221.31 Consisting of: Cash in Savings Account, First National Bank in St. Louis ... $727.25 u. S. Treasury Bond No. 155643C 2~%-1967 /72-Par Value $500.00 Cost 481.56 Coupons on Above Bond Matured, 12/15/56 and 6/15/57 Deposited 9/12/57 12.50 $ L~21.31 JOSEPH S. MCINTYRE LIBRARY FUND

Balance, September II, 1956

'" . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

$

923.16


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No Transactions During the Year Undcr Review Balance in Mcrcanti1e Trust Company, St. Louis, Missouri, Scptcmber 10, 1957

.

$

923.16

MILEAGE AND PER DIEM FUND

$30,000.00

Deposit from General Fund ..... Disbursements: Mileage and Pcr Diem Checks Issued Less-Check No. 168 Cancelled

$27,359.46 42.44 $27,317.02 218.52

Deduct-Outstanding Checks Mileage and Per Diem Checks Paid Transferrcd to General Fund ..

.......... . .. $27,098.50 .............. 2,901.50

30,000.00

Balance, September 10, 1957 .... D.D.G.M. AND D.L. CONFERENCE EXPENSES

Deposit from General Fund, November 20, 1956 " Mileage and Expense Checks No.1 to 121 Inclusive Issued and Paid Balance, September 10, 1957

.

$ 1,573.22

1,573.22

.

The various items in the foregoing report have been taken from the books and records of the Grand Secretary and the Grand Treasurer and reflect the recorded cash transactions of the Grand Lodge, A. F. & A. M. of Missouri from September II, 1956 to September 10, 1957. The Lodge returns were checked to the Grand Secretary's records. The recorded cash receipts of the Masonic Home Initiation Fund and the George Washington Memorial Fund were compared with the stubs of receipts to the Lodges therefore. Cancelled checks were inspected in support of the disbursements and the bank balances shown in the report were confirmed directly to us by the depositaries. Respectfully submitted, C. K. BENSON & Co. Certified Public Accountants. REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN CORRESPONDENCE

M. Wor. Brother Ray V. Denslow presented the report of the Committee on Foreign Correspondence which was received and ordered printed in the Proceedings. (See "The Masonic World.")


Report of the Masonic Home To the Grand Lodge of Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons of the State of Missouri: BRETHREN: The Masonic Home of Missouri has continued to be the great charity of Missouri Freemasons during the past year, and in compliance with the by-laws of this Grand Lodge, I submit herewith the report of the Board of Directors. Soon after election of the new members to the Home Board, the Board met for the purpose of organizing. In accordance with the by-laws of the Grand Lodge, the Deputy Grand Master assumed the position of President of the Board. The Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary are elected by the Board. There follows a list of the officers: Frank P. Briggs. . Claude T. ''''ood Richard H. Bennett. . Lewis C. Robertson, Superintendent

Presiden t Vice President Treasurer Secretary

The Committees have functioned efficiently and unselfishly during the entire year and deserve the thanks of the Fraternity for the service which they have rendered. There follows a list of the Committee assignments: Legal-Claude T. Wood, Chairman; Robert L. Aronson, Harold M. Jayne Finance-Robert L. Aronson, Chairman; Richard H. Bennett, Francis E. Howard Hospital-Edward E. Wilson, Chairman; A. B. Vanlandingham, Harold O. Grauel, Ralph E. Brown Administration-A. B. Vanlandingham, Chairman; Joseph A. Halley, Richard H. Bennett, Edward E. Wilson, Carlos E. Ellerbrook, Harold O. Grauel Admissions and Discipline-Richard H. Bennett, Chairman; Robert L. Aronson, Joseph A. Halley, A. B. Vanlandingham, Claude T. Wood, Ralph E. Brown, Carlos E. Ellerbrook, Francis E. Howard Fraternal Relations-Robert L. Aronson, Chairman; Francis E. Howard, Harold O. Grauel BUILDING PROGRAM

The completion and the furnishing of the new residential and hospital building at the Home have been the most important order of business for the Board during the year just finished. While we have not completed the task, I am happy to report to you that substantial progress on this important undertaking has been made. When the contract for the new building was let in August 1955 it was confidently anticipated that the project could be completed in two years. This has not been possible because of delays encountered in securing materials, notably structural steel. This delay has been cumulative so that the time for completion has been extended for another year. I am very hopeful that the entire project can be completed by the time the Grand Lodge convenes in 1959. Your Board of Directors hopes, and believes, that the ten-story portion of the building now under construction can be occupied within the next few months so that the rest of the present men's building can be razed and the remaining portion of the

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41

new building-that is, the two-story wing-can be well under way before the winter sets in, thus avoiding additional delays due to bad building weather. In an.ticipation of this possibility, contracts have been let for furnishing the hospital rooms and the residential rooms with modern and comfortable equipment. The Wrap-up Campaign to raise the remaining funds necessary to completely pay for the new building, which was authorized by the Grand Lodge last year, has not been entirely successful but I hope that during the ensuing year additional contributions necessary to complete the Building Fund will be forthcoming and that the building can be dedicated free of all debt. What has. been given for this most worthy cause is deeply appreciated and I urge the cooperation of the Freemasons of Missouri in bringing to an early and successful conclusion the raising of the additional funds which are needed for this purpose. SAFETY REGULATIONS

Meeting of safety regulations of the State of Missouri and the City of St. Louis have been high on the trestle board of the Directors and we have made considerable progress in this respect. The Board feels that we would be failing our Brethren if we did not provide every known means of safety for our guests, but it is the feeling of the Board that we should not, in any sense of the word, ask for a license from any governmental authority for the privilege of operating a Home for our needy aged, nor for our fine children. We have not been forced to meet this issue as yet but we feel that we are caring for our own and not holding ourselves out as a public or a money making institution and, hence, that we have the right to operate as our charter permits and our obligations demand. MAINTENANCE

It has been our goal to keep all of our properties in the best state of re-

pair. Due to the age of some of the buildings, needed repairs are rather extensive, expensive, and frequent but we have been able to keep these buildings and the grounds in first class and acceptable condition throughout the year. Little has been done except on an emergency and temporary basis in the two old buildings which are to be removed as part of our building project. It has been our purpose to keep these two buildings as clean as possible and operating as efficiently as possible until such time as we are able to vacate them permanently. PERSONNEL

For some time it has been apparent that the duties and responsibilities devolving upon our Superintendent, Worshipful Brother Lewis C. Robertson, have become so great that assistance was needed to relieve him of a portion of the time consuming details of operation so that more of his time and effort could be devoted to Administration and planning. The Board, therefore, has been seeking someone for the position of Assistant to the Superintendent and we believe we have secured the right man for this position, Brother Robert G. McAnally came to us May IS, 1957 and brings to this position the temperament and interest in both the old folk and the children, which makes him an excellent person for the job.


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PROCEEDINGS OF. THE

1957

In December 1956 it became necessary to appoint a new Matron of Children. For this very important position the Board selected and appointed Mrs. Kathleen Morris, a member of the Order of Eastern Star. Mrs. Morris is peculiarly fitted for this position because as a teen:age girl she was one of our children in the Home. She, thus, has an intimate and first-hand knowledge of the problems and the feelings of the youngsters who look to us for care. She is a fine addition to the Staff of the Home. ENTERTAINMENT

Our large Family in the Home has been well entertained during the past . year. There is included in this report a statement of the receipts, disbursements, and activities of the Masonic Home Christmas Committee which is composed of representatives from all of the Lodges and other Masonic Bodies in St. Louis and St. Louis County. A mere recording of the contributions to this Committee for use at' the Home and the activities and entertainment provided for the Home Family by the Committee does not, by any means, tell the story of what these fine Brethren mean to the Home Family. They have given generously of their time and talents, their energy, .and on occasion their automobiles, that the members of the Family may have their lives brightened and made more interesting. We are grateful, indeed, for what they路 do. The Wardens' and Masters' Clubs of St. Louis and St. Louis County have always exhibited a deep interest in the Home Family and seek ways of providing for them outstanding events in the way of entertainment. For a number of years they have provided a party at Christmas time, which .is an event looked forward to by the Home Family. The 1956 Christmas party, which they provided, maintained in every respect the high standard for this occasion which has been set by the Clubs in previous years. Again, in June these two fine Clubs entertained the Home Family with the annual party on the grounds at the Home. Entertainment in the afternoon was particularly designed for the enjoyment of the children followed in the evening by a stage show for the benefit of all. An abundance of home-made cake, ice cream, and lemonade added to the pleasure of the occasion. The highlight of the evening occurred when the President of the Wardens' Club, speaking in behalf of the Wardens and Masters of the 33rd and 57th Masonic districts, presented to Right Worshipful Brother Richard H. Bennett, Treasurer of the Home, a check for $1,000 to the Building Fund as a gift from the 1956 and 1957 Clubs. This was in addition to previous gifts made by these two organizations to the Building Fund. We are deeply grateful for this generous contribution. ORDER OF EASTERN STAR

Through the years of the Order of Eastern Star has been most cooperative and attentive to the needs of the Home. We feel a debt of gratitude to the members of the Order and their interest expressed so frequently in substantial ways, either by gifts of commodities or of money. We are especially indebted to the members of the Eastern Star Advisory Board for their helpful suggestions and their constant attention to the affairs of the Home and its needs. They are always most gracious in their giving and steadfast in their interest. There follows a partial list of material contributions which we have re-


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43

ceived during the past year from the Order of Eastern Star through their Grand Chapter Officers, Subordinate Chapters, Clubs and individuals: 3 1 2 12 108 6 74 4 4 149 2 16 113 1 6 I

Radios Wheel Chair Quilts Sheets Pillow Cases Scarfs Bath Towels Hand Towels Tea Towels Wash Cloths Bedspreads Aprons Individual Gifts Lot of Clothing Miscellaneous Gifts Gift for Each Child

116 106 40 2 I 4 I 28 467 12 $151.00 100.00 255.00 30.00 232.84

Lbs. Cookies Popcorn Balls Lbs. Candy Plus Easter Candy, etc. Boxes Oranges Box Apples Bu. Apples Case Eggs Pkgs. Jello Jars Fruit, Vegetables and Jellies Gallon Apple Butter Cash for Children Cash for Hospital Dressings and Supplies Cash for Wheel Chairs Cash for Wash Cloths and Pillow Cases Cash-Miscellaneous

STATISTICAL REPORT

There is appended hereto a statistical report of the applications for admissions to the Home during the year just ended, as well as a report on the Home Family statistics and the service rendered in our hospital and out-patient clinic. Our hospitalized guests and those who have suffered from chronic or acute conditions have been well cared for under the direction of Dr. Harold E. Walters, our Medical Director, and Dr. Robert A. Hall who is in charge of the out-patient service. These two fine Doctors devote many hours of time to the medical needs of our guests. We would be remiss if we did not at this point express appreciation, also, to the fine Doctors of the City of St. Louis who serve as members of our Consulting Staff. 'Ve call on them frequently and they give generously of their time and talents without financial remuneration and we are grateful to each of them. A roster" of these devoted men is made a part of this report. The Masonic Home of Missouri is an outstanding Institution devoted to; the betterment and honor of the Masonic Fraternity. We serve our aged guests with pride and unselfishness and try to make them happy and comfortable during their stay with us-for most of them the last years of their lives. We try to lead and direct the children in our Home to aspire to the better things of life and to live true to the principles of Freemasonry, which in truth and in fact are the essentials of a well grounded life. The cooperation of you, our Brethren, in making these services possible is most gratifying and inspiring. The Grand Lodge has given to the members of the Board a challenge for service and we have responded as best we could. 'The Home is your Home, a Home of which we can all be proud. Let us continue throughout the years to build this Monument to Masonry with living stones, as well as with mortar and steel, so that future generations may know that Freemasons of this day truly believed that the welfare of their .Brethren was the obligation of each one. Fraternally submitted, FRANK P. BRIGGS, President,


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1957

PROCEEDINGS OF THF. APPLICATIONS

Carried over from previous year .................................... Received during year. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..

6 82

88 Admitted to the Home during the year ................ 71 Rejected because of ineligibility II Withdrawn by Lodge or Chapter . ".. 3 Pending at end of year ..... ......................... . . . . . . . .. . 3 88 3

Died after admission but before arrival at the Home MEMBER STATISTICS

Members in the Home July I, 1956 Arrived during the year . Died during the year Discharged during the year

. .

Members in the Home June 30, 1957 .. Total members in the Home June 30, 1957

Women 207 47

Men 69 20

Boys 14 2

Girls 11

254 32 2

89 19

16

12

5

5

. 220

70

I

7

11

308

...............

MASONIC HOME HOSPITAL

Total number of patients in the Hospital July I, 1956 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Total number of patients admitted during the year . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Total number of patients discharged during the year. . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Total number of deaths during the year ;........... Total number of patients in the Hospital July I, 1957 Average number of patients in the Hospital per day during the year. . . . . . . .. Total number of operations performed in other hospitals

108 273 201 51 133 121 24

OUT路PATIENT DEPARTMENT

Number of patients seen by Dr. Hall . Number of patients treated in clinic .. .......... . .. Total patients treated (includes shots, etc. given in patients rooms)

.

2,341 8,538 10,111

CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE CHRISTMAS AND ENTERTAINMENT FUND-1956路1957

Howard Lodge No.4, New Franklin $ United Lodge No.5, Springfield O'Sullivan Lodge No.7, Walnut Grove. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Agency Lodge No. 10, Agency. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tyro Lodge No. 12, Caledonia ......................................... Rising Sun Lodge No. 13, Barry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Western Star Lodge No. 15, Winston. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Memphis Lodge No. 16, Memphis. . . . . . .. . . . . . . .. . . .. . . . . . . . . . .. Clarksville Lodge No. 17, Clarksville Palmyra Lodge No. 18, Palmyra.... . .. . . . . .. . .. . . . . . . .. . .. Paris Union Lodge No. 19, Paris. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Havana Lodge No. 21, McFall Wellington Lodge No. 22, DeKalb Florida Lodge No. 23, Florida. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Wyaconda Lodge No. 24, LaGrange ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Evergreen Lodge No. 27, New Haven. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . .. . . . 51. Johns Lodge No. 28, Hannibal Windsor Lodge No. 29, Windsor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..

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Huntsville Lodge No. 30, Huntsville Humphreys Lodge No. 32, Humphreys 0•. 0• 00. 0.• 00. 0.. 0.• 0. 0. .. Ralls Lodge No. 33, Center 0 00 0 0. . . . Troy Lodge No. 34, Troy 0.• 0. 0.• 00.00.0 00 •... 0... Hemple Lodge No. 37, Hemple .0 0 00.0 0 0.. 0. 0 Callao Lodge No. 38, Callao 0. 0 0.. 0 0 0.. 00. . . . . .. Bismarck Lodge No. 41, Bismarck 0 0 0 o. Jefferson Lodge No. 43, Jefferson City 0. 0.• 0. 0 0. . . . .. Fair Play Lodge No. 44, Fair Play 0. 0 000. 0. 0 0. Wentzville Lodge No. 46, Wentzville .,. 0 0. 00. 00 0.. 0. . . . . . . . . . . .• Fayette Lodge No. 47, Fayette. 0. 0000 0 0. . . .. Fulton Lodge No. 48, Fulton 0. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . • . . . . .. Holt Lodge No. 49, Holt 0.. 00. 0 0 00 000. 0 Xenia Lodge No. 50, Hopkins 0.. 0 0 000.. 0 Livingston Lodge No. 51, Glasgow 0 000. 00000. . . . . . . . . . . . Wakanda Lodge No. 52, Carrollton 0............... Weston Lodge No. 53, Weston .. 0 0 , Tipton Lodge No. 56, Tipton 0 0.. 0 o. Richmond Lodge No. 57, Richmond 0. 00 0 0 Monticello Lodge No. 58, Monticello 0 00. . . . . 0.. 0. . . Centralia Lodge No. 59, Centralia . 00. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Waverly Lodge No. 61, Waverly 00 00.. 0. . . . . . . . . . . .. Vincil Lodge No. 62, Cameron ................................... Cambridge Lodge No. 63, Slater o. • . • . . • . . • . . • . . • . . • . .• Monroe Lodge No. 64, Monroe City 0 0 . . . .. . . .. .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Pattonsburg Lodge No. 65, Pattonsburg 0 00. .. Grant City Lodge No. 66, Grant City .. 00000 0.. . 0 Kennett Lodge No. 68, Kennett 0•................... 0. . . . . . . . . . .. Sullivan Lodge No. 69, Sullivan 0 0000.. 0.. 000000000. 0 0. Savannah Lodge No. 71, Savannah. 0.. 0000.. 00. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Gorin Lodge No. 72, Gorin 0 00. 0.. 0 0. 00 o. Eureka Lodge No. 73, Brunswick 0 0 Silex Lodge No. 75, Silex 0 0. 0 0 Independence Lodge No. 76, Independence 00. 00.. 0.• 0.. 0.. 0. . .. Lebanon Lodge No. 77, Steelville 0 0. . . . . . . . . . .. St. Joseph Lodge No. 78, St. Joseph 0 00. . . . .. Jackson Lodge No. 82. Linneus 0•. 0•. 0 0 0• 0000. . . . . • Laclede Lodge No. 83, Lebanon 00' 00. 00. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Miami Lodge No. 85, Miami o' 00•...... 0.. 0. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . • • Brookfield Lodge No. 86, Brookfield .. 00 00 0........ Friendship Lodge No. 89, Chillicothe . 000•. 0• 00• 00• . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Russellville Lodge No. 90, Russellville 00. 00 000. . . . . . . . . Perseverance Lodge No. 92, Louisiana 0. 000.. 0 0. 0 0 o. St. Marks Lodge No. 93, Cape Girardeau 0. 0.•..•... 00. 0. 0.. o. St. Andrews Lodge No. 96, Shelbyville 0 0. . . . . . . Bethany Lodge No. 97, Bethany 0 0. 0. . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Webster Lodge No. 98, Marshfield 000. 00. 000 0 00 Mt. Vernon Lodge No. 99, Mt. Vernon 0....•... 0. . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bogard Lodge No. 101, Bogard. 00 0.. 0 0 0. . . . . . . . . . Bloomington Lodge No. 102, Bevier .,. 0......•. 0' . 0. 0 0. . . . . . . . . . . ... West View Lodge No. 103, Millersville 0 0............. Heroine Lodge No. 104, Kansas City 00• . . • . . • . . • . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . .. Kirksville Lodge No. 105, Kirksville . 0. 0000 0 0. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Gallatin Lodge No. 106, Gallatin Greenville Lodge No. 107, Greenville 0 00000. 0 00. . . .. Stanberry Lodge No. 109, Stanberry 0.•... 00. 0.•............. 0. . . . Marcus Lodge No. 110, Fredericktown 0 0 000. 0 Trenton Lodge No. Ill, Trenton Maitland Lodge No. 112, Maitland .. , 00. 0.. 0 0 0 Plattsburg Lodge No. 113, Plattsburg 0.•. 0 0. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Twilight Lodge No. 114, Columbia 0 0 0 0 Laddonia Lodge No. 115, Laddonia .. 00000 0. . O'

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Barnes Lodge No. 116, Cabool . Helena Lodge No. 117, Rochester . DeSoto Lodge No. 119, DeSoto . Compass Lodge No. 120, Parkville. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Triplett Lodge No. 122, Triplett . . Hermann Lodge No. 123, Hermann . Union Star Lodge No. 124, Union Star. . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . Gentryville Lodge No. 125, Gentryville . Seaman Lodge No. 126, Milan . Lorraine Lodge No. 128, Ridgeway . Monett Lodge No. 129, Monett . Hume Lodge No. 130, Hume . . Potosi Lodge No. 131, Potosi .. , Farmington Lodge No. 132, Farmington .............. . . Star of the West Lodge No. 133, Ironton . Phoenix Lodge No. 136, Bowling Green . Delphian Lodge No. 137, Birch Tree . Lincoln Lodge No. 138, Fillmore . Oregon Lodge No. 139, Oregon . Amsterdam Lodge No. 141, Amsterdam. . . . Pleasant Grove Lodge No. 142, Otterville . Irondale Lodge No. 143, Irondale. . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . Modern Lodge No. 144, Humansville ......... . . . Cass Lodge No. 147, Harrisonville Lexington Lodge No. 149, Lexington. . . . . . . Milton Lodge No. 151, Milton . . Linn Creek Lodge No. 152, Camdenton . . Bloomfield Lodge No. 153, Bloomfield Ionic Lodge No. 154, Desloge . North Star Lodge No. 157, Rockport . Mountain Grove Lodge No. 158, Mountain Grove Green City Lodge No. 159, Green City Whitesville Lodge No. 162, Whitesville . Joachim Lodge No. 164, Hillsboro. . . . . Portageville Lodge No. 166, Portageville . . Camden Point Lodge No. 169, Camden Point . . Benevolence Lodge No. 170, Utica Censer Lodge No. 172, Macon .. . . Gray Summit Lodge No. 173, Gray Summit . Point Pleasant Lodge No. 176, Conran . Texas Lodge No. 177, Houston. . . . Griswold Lodge No. 178, Bellflower California Lodge No. 183, California . Morley Lodge No. 184, Morley . Chamois Lodge No. 185, Chamois . Hermon Lodge No. 187, Liberal . Hannibal Lodge No. 188, Hannibal Zeredatha Lodge No. 189, St. Joseph . Putnam Lodge No. 190, Newtown . Frankford Lodge No. 192, Frankford . Angerona Lodge No. 193, Missouri City . Wellsville Lodge No. 194, Wellsville . Carthage Lodge No. 197, Carthage . New Hope Lodge No. 199, Elsberry Sonora Lodge No. 200, Watson . . .. . . . . . Ravenwood Lodge No. 201, Ravenwood . Westville Lodge No. 202, Westville . Brumley Lodge No. 203, Brumley . . Rowley Lodge No. 204, Dearborn Trilumina Lodge No. 205, Marshall . . . . . . Somerset Lodge No. 206, Powersville Clay Lodge No. 207, Excelsior Springs . Salisbury Lodge No. 208, Salisbury .

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25.00 Poplar Bluff Lodge No. 209, Poplar Bluff . 10.00 Unionville Lodge No. 210, Unionville ........... . . 10.00 Four Mile Lodge No. 212, Campbell . 25.00 Rolla Lodge No. 213, Rolla . 10.00 . Forest City Lodge No. 214, Forest City Hornersville Lodge No. 215, Hornersville . 25.00 5.00 Hale City Lodge No. 216, Hale . 5.00 Barbee Lodge No. 217, Sweet Springs . Albert Pike Lodge No. 219, Kansas City . 15.00 25.00 . Kansas City Lodge No. 220, Kansas City. . 5.00 . Mystic Tie Lodge No. 221, Oak Ridge LaBelle Lodge No. 222, LaBelle . . 5.00 Ray Lodge No. 223, Camden , . 5.00 5.00 Hamilton Lodge No. 224, Hamilton . . . Salem Lodge No. 225, Salem. . 25.00 . Saline Lodge No. 226, St. Mary's 10.00 . . Cypress Lodge No. 227, Laclede 5.00 . St. James Lodge No. 230, St. James 10.00 Cardwell Lodge No. 231, Cardwell . 10.00 . Polo Lodge No. 232, Polo 5.00 . . St. Francois Lodge No. 234, Libertyville 5.00 " . Sedalia Lodge No. 236, Sedalia .. . 10.00 Rushville Lodge No. 238, Rushville . 10.00 Hopewell Lodge No. 239, Lesterville . 10.00 Palestine Lodge No. 241, St. Charles " . 100.00 Knobnoster Lodge No. 245, Knobnoster . 5.00 Montgomery Lodge No. 246, Montgomery City '" . 25.00 Carroll Lodge No. 249, Norborne . 25.00 Hope Lodge No. 251, Washington , . 25.00 Butler Lodge No. 254, Butler . 10.00 Alton Lodge No. 255, Alton. . . . .. . . 5.00 Shekinah Lodge No. 256, Festus .. . . 20.00 Lodge of Light No. 257, Eagleville . 3.00 / Lodge of Love No. 259, Lancaster . 5.00 . Mechanicsville Lodge No. 260, Defiance 10.00 Holden Lodge No. 262, Holden . 5.00 Summit Lodge No. 263, Lee's Summit . . 20.00 Corinthian Lodge No. 265, Warrensburg . 25.00 Lodge of Truth No. 268, Atlanta . 5.00 Brotherhood Lodge No. 269, St. Joseph . 10.00 New Salem Lodge No. 270, Winfield . 10.00 . 25.00 Solomon Lodge No. 271, Springfield Granite Lodge No. 272, Sedalia . 10.00 St. Clair Lodge No. 273, Osceola . 15.00 Cold Spring Lodge No. 274, Leeton. . . . . 10.00 Grand River Lodge No. 276, Freeman . 10.00 Wm. D. Muir Lodge No. 277, Pilot Grove 5.00 Canopy Lodge No. 284, Aurora. . .. . .. . . 5.00 Earl Lodge No. 285, Coffey . . 2.50 Craft Lodge No. 287, Canton . . 25.00 Graham Lodge No. 289, Graham . . 5.00 Fairmont Lodge No. 290, Wyaconda . 5.00 Edina Lodge No. 291, Edina . 15.00 Lamar Lodge No. 292, Lamar . 10.00 Mound City Lodge No. 294, Mound City , . 5.00 Moniteau Lodge No. 295, Jamestown . 5.00 Sparta Lodge No. 296, Sparta . 10.00 Sampson Lodge No. 298, Lutie . 10.00 Temple Lodge No. 299, Kansas City . 25.00 Doric Lodge No. 300, Elkland. . . . 10.00 . 10.00 Lick Creek Lodge No. 302, Perry . 10.00 Cecile-Daylight Lodge No. 305, Kansas City Ashlar Lodge No. 306, Commerce . 5.00


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New London Lodge No. 307, New London Parrott Lodge No. 308, Maysville Sikeston Lodge No. 310, Sikeston Kearney Lodge No. 311, Kearney Cuba Lodge No. 312, Cuba Pine Lodge No. 314, Bardley Rural Lodge No. 316, Kansas City Osborn Lodge No. 317, Osborn Paulville Lodge No. 319, Hurdland Versailles Lodge No. 320, Versailles Hardin Lodge No. 322, Hardin McDonald Lodge No. 324, Independence Dockery Lodge No. 325, Meadville Linn Lodge No. 326, Linn Cainsville Lodge No. 328, Cainsville Charity Lodge No. 331, St. Joseph Excello Lodge No. 332, Excello Breckenridge Lodge No. 334, Breckenridge Joplin Lodge No. 335, Joplin Blue Springs Lodge No. 337, Blue Springs Herculaneum Lodge No. 338, Herculaneum Fidelity Lodge No. 339, Farley Westport Lodge No. 340; Kansas City Circle Lodge No. 342, Roscoe Moberly Lodge No. 344, Moberly Fellowship Lodge No. 345, Joplin Pollock Lodge No. 349, Pollack Mosaic Lodge No. 351, Bellview Friend Lodge No. 352, Ozark Barnesville Lodge No. 353, Ellington Hebron Lodge No. 354, Mexico Adelphi Lodge No. 355, Edgerton Ancient Landmark Lodge No. 356, Harrisburg Garrett Lodge No. 359, Arcola Hiram Lodge No. 362, Kahoka Fraternal Lodge No. 363, Robertsville Higginsville Lodge No. 364, Higginsville Adair Lodge No. 366, Kirksville Crescent Hill Lodge No. 368, Adrian Composite Lodge No. 369, Doniphan Williamstown Lodge No. 370, Williamstown Nonpariel Lodge No. 372, East Lynne Belle Lodge No. 373, Belle Waynesville Lodge No. 375, Waynesville King Hill Lodge No. 376, St. Joseph Ancient Craft Lodge No. 377, King City Berlin Lodge No. 378, Fairport Billings Lodge No. 379, Billings Queen City Lodge No. 380, Queen City Ionia Lodge No. 381, Eldon Richland Lodge No. 385, Richland Arcana Lodge No. 389, Harris Raytown Lodge No. 391, Raytown Christian Lodge No. 392, Oak Grove Beehive Lodge No. 393, Lawson Gower Lodge No. 397, Gower Carterville Lodge No. 401, Carterville Malta Lodge No. 402, Malta Bend Malden Lodge No. 406, Malden Charleston Lodge No. 407, Charleston Montrose Lodge No. 408, Montrose Louisville Lodge No. 409, Louisville Iberia Lodge No. 410, Iberia

15.00 5.00 . 25.00 5.00 . . 10.00 . 10.00 . 15.00 . 10.00 5.00 . . 10.00 5.00 . . 25.00 . 15.00 . 10.00 . 10.00 25.00 . 5.00 . . 10.00 . 25.00 25.00 . . 15.00 5.00 . . 50.00 5.00 . . 10.00 . 50.00 . 10.00 5.00 . . 10.00 . 10.00 . 75.00 5.00 . . 10.00 . 10.00 10.00 . 5.00 . 5.00 . 25.00 . 10.00 . 25.00 . 10.00 5.00 . . 10.00 . 25.00 . 15.00 . 5.00 . 2.50 . 10.00 . 5.00 . 10.00 . 25.00 . 10.00 . 40.00 . 18.00 . 10.00 . 10.00 / . 5.00 . 10.00 . 10.00 . 25.00 . 10.00 . 10.00 . 10.00 . .

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Appleton City Lodge No. 412, Appleton City Valley Lodge No. 413, Bolckow Greensburg Lodge No. 414, Greensburg Hunnewell Lodge No. 415, Hunnewell Whitewater Lodge No. 417, Whitewater Star Lodge No. 419, Taberville Gate of the Temple Lodge No. 422, Springfield Samaritan Lodge No. 424, Bonne Terre Green Ridge Lodge No. 425, Green Ridge Glenwood Lodge No. 427, Glenwood Temperance Lodge No. 438, Smithville Mt. Olive Lodge No. 439, Rogersville Trowell Lodge No. 440, Marble Hill Excelsior Lodge No. 441, Jackson Burlington Lodge No. 442, Burlington Junction Ivanhoe Lodge No. 446, Kansas City Jacoby Lodge No. 447, Darlington Schell City Lodge No. 448, Schell City Belton Lodge No. 450, Belton Forsyth Lodge No. 453, Forsyth Continental Lodge No. 454, Stewartsville Jonesburg Lodge No. 457, Jonesburg Caruthersville Lodge No. 461, Caruthersville Clifton Lodge No. 463, Thayer. . . . . Concordia Lodge No. 464, Concordia Southwest Lodge No. 466, Southwest City Pleasant Hope Lodge No. 467, Pleasant Hope Nodaway Lodge No. 470, Maryville Mineral Lodge No. 471, Oronogo. . . . Pickering Lodge No. 472, Pickering Golden Lodge No. 475, Golden City Mt. Hope Lodge No. 476, Odessa Henderson Lodge No. 477, Rogersville Rich Hill Lodge No. 479, Rich Hill Jewel Lodge No. 480, Pleasant Hill Marceline Lodge No. 481, Marceline Coldwater Lodge No. 485, Drexel Cairo Lodge No. 486, Cairo Lakeville Lodge No. 489, Bell City Vandalia Lodge No. 491, Vandalia. . .. . Daggett Lodge No. 492, McKittrick Lewistown Lodge No. 494, Lewistown Unity Lodge No. 495, Richards Robert Burns Lodge No. 496, Gainesville Jameson Lodge No. 500, Jameson Buckner Lodge No. 501, Buckner Prairie Home Lodge No. 503, Prairie Home Clearmont Lodge No. 507, Clearmont Saxton Lodge No. 508, Saxton Van Buren Lodge No. 509, Van Buren New Hampton Lodge No. 510, New Hampton Skidmore Lodge No. 511, Skidmore Webb City Lodge No. 512, Webb City Senath Lodge No. 513, Senath Granby Lodge No. 514, Granby Galena L~dge No. 515, Galena Gate City Lodge No. 522, Kansas City Spickardsville Lodge No. 524, Spickard Cunningham Lodge No. 525, Sumner Wayne Lodge No. 526, Piedmont Conway Lodge No. 528, Conway ' '" Dexter Lodge No. 532, Dexter Comfort Lodge No. 533, Wheaton

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Columbia Lodge No. 534, Pacific Blackwell Lodge No. 535, Blackwell . Ingomar Lodge No. 536, Willow Springs . Bethel Lodge No. 537, Bethel . Stella Lodge No. 538, Stella . . Winigan Lodge No. 540, Winigan . Mansfield Lodge No. 543, Mansfield . Zalma Lodge No. 545, Zalma Orient Lodge No. 546, Kansas City . South Gate Lodge No. 547, Kansas City ............... . Clinton Lodge No. 548, Clinton. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Carl Junction Lodge No. 549, Carl Junction . Pendleton Lodge No. 551, Doe Run. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Foster Lodge No. 554, Foster ......... . . . Moscow Lodge No. 558, Moscow Mills Clarksdale Lodge No. 559, Clarksdale Nelson Lodge No. 560, Nelson .... York Lodge No. 563, Kansas City Jamesport Lodge No. 564, Jamesport Tebbetts Lodge No. 565, Tebbetts ... Marlborough Lodge No. 569, Kansas City Republic Lodge No. 570, Republic Hayti Lodge No. 571, Hayti . Rutledge Lodge No. 572, Rutledge . Bernie Lodge No. 573, Bernie . Easter Lodge No. 575, St. Clair . Grandin Lodge No. 579, Grandin . IIImo Lodge No. 581, IIImo . Koshkonong Lodge No. 582, Koshkonong Criterion Lodge No. 586, Alba .... Branson Lodge No. 587, Branson .. St. Francisville Lodge No. 588, Wayland Advance Lodge No. 590, Advance .. La Russell Lodge No. 592, La Russell Union Lodge No. 593, Union . Puxico Lodge No. 596, Puxico . Elvins Lodge No. 599, Flat River . Cosby Lodge No. 600, Cosby . Acacia Lodge No. 602, Columbia .. , Morehouse Lodge No. 603, Morehouse Walker Lodge No. 605, Walker . . Strafford Lodge No. 608, Strafford . Warrenton Lodge No. 609, Warrenton Centertown Lodge No. 61 I, Centertown . Mokane Lodge No. 612, Mokane Mt. Washington Lodge No. 614, Mt. Washington Chaffee Lodge No. 615, Chaffee . Swope Park Lodge No. 617, Kansas City .. Grandview Lodge No. 618, Grandview . . Anderson Lodge No. 621, Anderson. . . . . . . . .." Owensville Lodge No. 624, Owensville . Sheffield Lodge No. 625, Kansas City. . . . . . . . . . . Mendon Lodge No. 628, Mendon . . East Gate Lodge No. 630, Kansas City . Archie Lodge No. 633, Archie . Greentop Lodge No. 635, Greentop . Mountain View Lodge No. 637, Mountain View Northeast Lodge No. 643, Kansas City ... Grain Valley Lodge No. 644, Grain Valley . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . Clarkton Lodge No. 615, Clarkton " Elmer Lodge No. 648, Elmer . Parma Lodge No. 650, Parma

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Cleveland Lodge No. 651, Cleveland . Shawnee Lodge No. 653, Warsaw' . Country Club Lodge No. 656, Kansas City Alpha Lodge No. 659, Kansas City Holliday Lodge No. 660, Holliday Clarence Lodge No. 662, Clarence Wardell Lodge No. 665, Wardell OTHER ORGANIZATIONS AND INDIVIDUAlS

Columbia Chapter No. 17, R. A. M., Columbia West Plains Chapter No. 108, R. A. M., West Plains . Independence Chapter No. 12, R. A. M., Independence Bolivar Chapter No.5, R. A. M., Bolivar. . . . . . St. Graal Commandery No. 12, K. T., Columbia. . . . Albany Commandery No. 60, K. T., Albany . Mountain Grove Commandery No. 66, K. T., Mountain Grove Cape Girardeau Commandery No. 55, K. T., Cape Girardeau St. John's Commandery No. 20, K. T., Springfield . . Calvary Commandery No. 28, K. T., Fulton. . . . . . . . . Victoria Chapter No. 14, O. E. S., Jefferson City Monroe City Chapter No. 390, O. E. S., Monroe City Apollo Chapter No. 424, O. E. S., St. Louis . Hillsboro Chapter No. 71, O. E. S., Hillsboro . Galbraith Chapter No. 282, O. E. S.,路 Waverly Starlight Chapter No. 453, O. E. S., Kansas City Bert F. St. Clair, Noel, Missouri . Adah Shrine No. 25, Washington, Missouri . Ranson A.' Breuer Masonic Association, Gray Summit Bethel No.6, International Order of Jobs Daughters Anonymous Members of Rural Lodge . Otto G. Staffregen, St. Louis . William J. Craig, Springfield, Missouri Arno Franke, Cape Girardeau, Missouri F. C. Barnhill, Marshall, Missouri .. H. E. Carpenter, Calhoun, Missouri William Birkenmeyer, St. Louis Charles K. Rose, Rifle, Colorado .... Robert D. Mann, Kansas City . . . St. Elmo Commandery No. 43, K. T., Bolivar

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EXPENDITURES FROM THE CHRISTMAS AND ENTERTAINMENT FUND-1956路1957 Thanksgiving $ 799.96 Birthdays . .............................. ............ 307.30 Cash Gifts for July 4 ........... 906.00 Parties' . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . .................... 63.81 Shows .................... . . . . . . . . .. 340.33 Christmas ................ . " 3,018.54

$5,435.94 MASONIC HOME CHRISTMAS COMMITTE&--1956路1957

Contributions by Masonic Bodies and Friends of the 33rd and 57th Masonic Districts to the Masonic Home Christmas Committee of St. Louis and St. Louis County from August 24, 1956 to September 1, 1957. Missouri Lodge No.1 $ Meridian Lodge No.2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Beacon Lodge N o . 3 . . .. .. .. .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. ... . . . . George Washington Lodge No.9 , . . . . . . . . . .. .. . . .

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St. Louis Lodge No. 20 Naphtali Lodge No. 25 Mt. Moriah Lodge No. 40 Bonhomme Lodge No. 45 Polar Star Lodge No. 79 Bridgeton Lodge No. 80 Webster Groves Lodge No. 84 Pomegranate Lodge No. 95 Erwin Lodge No;. 121 : Occidental Lodge No. 163 Pride of West Lodge No. 179 Pyramid Lodge No. 180 Good Hope Lodge No. 218 Keystone Lodge No. 243 Aurora Lodge No. 267 Fenton Lodge No. 281 Cosmos Lodge No. 282 Meramec Lodge No. 313 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Cornerstone Lodge No. 323 Paul Revere Lodge No. 330 ,., America Lodge No. 347 Tuscan Lodge No. 360 .. . , , Cache Lodge No. 416 Itaska Lodge No~420 .,... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anchor Lodge No. 443 . , W'est Gate Lodge No. 445 Lambskin Lodge No. 460 Kirkwood Lodge No. 484 " ,., Harmony Lodge No. 499 Euclid Lodge No. 505 Clifton Heights Lodge No. 520 Apollo Lodge No. 529 , Ferguson Lodge No. 542 Algabil Lodge No. 544 ., ., ,, Rose Hill Lodge No. 550 , Maplewood Lodge No. 566 , Olive Branch Lodge No. 576 Forest Park Lodge No. 578 Clayton Lodge No. 601 .. , Wellston Lodge No. 613 Brentwood Lodge No. 616 Overland Lodge No. 623 Magnolia Lodge No. 626 , Valley Park Lodge No. 629 ' Tower Grove Lodge No. 631 Freedom Lodge No. 636 ", Triangle Lodge No. 638 , Mizpah Lodge No. 639 Jennings Lodge No. 640 Trinity Lodge No. 641 Benjamin Franklin Lodge No. 642 Shaveh Lodge No. 646 University Lodge No. 649 Pilgrim Lodge No. 652 Commonwealth Lodge No. 654

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Gardenville Lodge No. 655 Progress Lodge No. 657 Purity Lodge No. 658 Theodore Roosevelt Lodge No. 661 Berkeley Lodge No. 667 Missouri Chapter No.1, R. A. M. . St. Louis Chapter No.8, R. A. M Bellefontaine Chapter No. 25, R. A. M Kilwinning Chapter No. 50, R. A. M Oriental Chapter No. 78, R. A. M. . Rabboni Chapter No. 131, R. A. M Shechinah Chapter No. 132, R. A. M Wellston Chapter No. 138, R. A. M. . Cabany Chapter No. 140, R. A. M Hiram Council No.1, R. & S. M York Council No. 40, R. & S. M Jeremiah Council No. 48, R. & S. M St. Louis Commandery No. I, K. T Ivanhoe Commandery No.8, K. T Ascalon Commandcry No. 16, K; T St. Aldemar Commandery No. 18, K. T. . Alhambra Grotto '" Moolah Temple Scottish Rite . Square Club Webster Groves Chapter No. 64, O. E. S Lawrence P. Thesen J. P. Shaefer Theo. Heage . Alfred M. Frager Thom;ls J. O'Connell Members of Benj. Franklin Lodge No. 642 Effie Peckenpaugh Refunds. . . . .

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Total contribUlions-I956-I957 Balance on hand

$ 811.77

$3,768.40

Disbursements 1956/1957

$4,580.17 3,721.08 $ 859.09

Less anticipated cash gifts to Home Family for 1957 Thanksgiving Balance September 1, 1957

600.00 .$ 259.09

DISBURSEMENTS AND ACTIVITIES OF THE MASONIC HOME CHRISTMAS COMMITTEE Auqust 24, 1956路September 1, 1957

Sept. 23, 1956 Oct. 21, 1956 Nov. 18, 1956 Nov. 25, 1956

Religious Service, Knights Templar Commandery No. I, No. 16 & No. 18 Religious Service, Jobs Daughters . Religious Service, Mt. Moriah Temple Chapter O. E. S. Thanksgiving, cash gifts and cards to the Home Family


54 Dec. 9, 1956 Dec. 24, 1956 Jan. 20, 1957 Feb. 15, 1957 Feb. 17, 1957 Mar. 17, 1957 Mar. 23, 1957 Apr. 5, 1957 Apr. 14, 1957 May 10, 1957 May 10, 1957 May 19, 1957 June 1, 1957 June 2,1957 June 9,1957 June 12, 1957 June 25, 1957 July 27, 1957 July 12, 1957 Aug. 8,1957 Aug. 12, 1957

1957

PROCEEDINGS OF THE Religious Service, Wardens' and Masters' Clubs Christmas Entertainment, cash gifts, presents, music by Brother Ben St. Onge Orchestra, Santa Claus, refreshments and dancing $ Religious Service, Ivanhoe Commandery K. T. Entertainment, Children to Ambassador Theatre and cash gifts . Religious Service, West Gate Lodge No. 445 Religious Service, Erwin Lodge No. 121 Cash gifts to Home Family . Entertainment, Boys Band and refreshments Religious Service, Progress Lodge No. 657 and Progress Chapter No. 522 O. E. S. Mothers Day, cash gifts and cards . . . Entertainment, Variety Show and refreshments Religious Service, Webster Groves Lodge No. 84 and Webster Groves Chapter No. 64, O. E. S. Outing, Children to Washington State Park, games, meals and refreshments . . Religious Service, Benj. Franklin Lodge No. 642 and Sun Ray Chapter No. 426, O. E. S. Fathers Day, cash gifts and cards . Entertainment, Moolah Temple Band on the lawn and refreshments . . . . . . . . . Candy to the Children . Outing and Auto Ride also, to Fish Fry . Entertainment, Letter Carriers Band on the lawn and refreshments . Outing. Old People and Children on the boat, Steamer Admiral, meals and spending money . Entertainment, Salvation Army Band on the lawn and refreshments . Printing, postage and supplies for the year .

733.13 84.50 600.00 45.85 600.00 57.15

126.04 630.16 70.00 5.00 125.00 19.25 413.60 69.25 142.15

$3,721.08 The Masonic Home Christmas Committee guided and arranged ten (10) Religious Services in the Chapel during the mentioned period. The total attendance 1740, or an average of 174 at each service. We thank the Masonic Bodies, Eastern Star Chapters and Jobs Daughters. for sponsoring the programs and ... bringing these Services to the Masonic Home Family. In addition to the above Entertainments, the Entertainers, Friends and the Committee gave of their talents, time, energy and automobiles gratis. Without this assistance we could not carryon this work. We are grateful to all who helped . . . thank you.


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ADDITIONS TO THE ENDOWMENT FUND MASONIC HOME OF MISSOURI ' 1956-1957 George E. Southwick Estate . $106,360.86 Gifts of Fred Mollenauer'路 . . ................................ 20.00 ...................... 50.00 Gifts of Fred Johnson Robert J. Gilbert Estate 49,777.38 . . . . . . . . . .. 103.88 Clara S. Fletcher Estate Irvin R. Timlin Estate .............. 500.00 Herbert S. Thorington Estate .... ........... 500.00 66.50 Gifts of Henry W. Polst William Meyer Estate .......... 500.00 50.00 Gifts of Frank B. Adam Della P. Pauley Estate 500.00 . Jennings Lodge No. 640 ........... ..................... 5.00


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1957

ENDOWMENT FUND MASONIC HOME OF MISSOURI 1886路1956 Knights Templar Fund $ 35,114.00 James L. Kirkendall 13,150.00 W. S. Smith Fund 11,730.00 T. W. Higgins Fund 5,000.00 James W. Harris Fund 1,665.74 1,117.60 Masonic Home Certificate Fund Ferdinand Herold Fund 500.00 John B. Croshaw Fund 1,000.00 Jacob B. Gunlich Fund ..................... 1,000.00 Grand Chapter Royal Arch Masons Fund 3,000.00 2,500.00 . Grand Chapter Royal and Select Masters Fund T. W. Cotton Fund 1,000.00 Orville A and Maria Haynes Fund 1,000.00 A. M. Hough Fund ..................... 5,000.00 Jacob Lampert Fund 30,000.00 500.00 Mrs. E. Wurz Adolph Gluck Fund 500.00 Parralle Masengale Fund 806.60 ,..................... 1,000.00 Mrs. Lillie F. Fletcher Fund Frederick A. Logan Fund 500.00 Robert Elliott Black Fund 1,000.00 Nathan Schloss Fund 932.83 A. P. Christianson Fund 2,067.91 Agnes Rice Estate 51,096.35 Hugh Hartshorn Fund 2,327.75 William Pamprin Fund ......... 1,000.00 Morgena Peterson Fund ........................ 500.00 Otto E. and Mrs. Grant Howard Fund 1,000.00 General Fund 128,740.03 Julius 'C. Garrell Fund 1,000.00 War Relief Loyal Service Fund ..................... 7,107.50 James W. Boyd Fund ..... ............ 500.00 Ararat Temple, Kansas City Fund 500.00 Mrs. Willie A. Woods Fund 3,000.00 Grotto and Shrine Fund. . . . . .. .. .. .. .. . . . . . . . . . . . .. 17,056.95 Morris and Ella Leftwich Fund 1,800.00 Mrs. Mary Lynch Fund ....... 1,000.00 A. P. Fletcher Fund 1,000.00 Frank Beecher Fund 1,442.48 A. M. Dockery Fund 1,000.00 Edward H. Meier Fund 500.00 William H. Potter Estate Fund. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 13,305.50 J. C. Jacquith Estate Fund 19,122.61 Initiation Fund . 246,700.00 .................. 500.00 Nicholas R. Wall Fund Abraham Palan Fund ............... 584.70 52,218.75 Bonds from a friend of the Home sold for Maggie Nicholson Fund ......... 550.36 Louisa YOlt Fund ..................................... 500.00 Gustav Bischoff Fund 500.00 W. L. Tamme Fund , 550.00 Erdhaus Estate secured and unsecured 7,665.32 Henry T. Kilpatrick Fund ......... 2,000.00 William A. Hall Fund 500.00 Henry Siegfried 1,000.00 Edward Meyer 500.00


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. ENDOWMENT FUND MASONIC HOME OF MISSOURI 1886-1956 Charles V. B. Slade Robert F. Stevenson Glen' Marquis Frank L. Schofield D. M. Wilson Mary C. Clapp Samuel Rife Estate Charles Reilly E. C. Robinson B. S. Schwartz .. . Brokett A. Dickson George F~ Bergfield . Sarah B. Coffman .. . Samuel A. Gluck Wellston Lodge No. 613 Richard Sinclair Karl Backrow Robert Lungstras June Lee Cotton St. Joseph Chapter No. 198, O. E. S ',' Marcus A. Loevey . Sam Pian...... W. J. Scherek Myrtle Lodge No. 338 Ludwig Kotany Charles E. Koken Philip Stremmel, Jr. . Boor Fletcher Alphonzo Whipple A. Bolin Fund . M. A. Covey Fund William F. Kier Fund John T. Short Fund Paul Keiser Fund John Oliver Fund J. M. Darrow Fund T. W. Pritchett Fund Annie Martin Fund Comstock Estate Comstock Estate (Doubtful value) Julia C. Norton Fund J. M. Darrow Estate WiJIiam Latham, Jr., Estate John M. Woodson Estate Sol. E. Waggoner Estate Jacob C. C. Waldeck Estate Adam Herold Estate James Vinyard Estate George B. Mi1l~ Estate, Stocks and Bonds . . John Rehrs Estate Wi11iam Russell Estate, Cash William Russell Estate, Bonds and Other Securities Joseph Kronacher Estate William A. Raming Estate Fred Herket Estate Oscar H. Elbrecht Estate, Cash

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9,548.75 14,992.13 1,105.14 1,000.00 528.00 3,405.09 7,548.50 100.00 2,500.00 692.83 1,000.00 500.00 465.89 200.00 100.00 200.00 100.00 286.00 250.00 450.00 70.00 100.00 46.00 310.95 200.00 300.00 137.40 400.00 100.00 400.00 25.00 10,000.00 200.00 2,000.00 371.36 5,000.00 1,000.00 259.98 115,760.97 2,500.00 1,000.00 5,000.00 1,000.00 5,467.91 1,000.00 500.00 211.08 933.24 11,600.00 250.00 1,901.39 4,392.00 431.05 1,000.00 2,000.00 405.86


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1957

PROCEEDINGS OF THE

ENDOWMENT FUND MASONIC HOME OF MISSOURI 1886-1956 Oscar H. Elbrecht, Stocks and Bonds Edward F. W. Kaiser . HenryW. Hunning Estate. . . . .., Dr. Louis F. Bode Estate Fred Segelke Estate Charles Geitner Estate William B. Archer Estate James Ward Nixon Memorial . Henry C. Grenner Estate, Stocks, Bonds and Cash Berthold Linder Estate Charles H. Schureman Estate . Charles A. Brown Estate . Ernest Bruneman . A. S. Hudson Estate Myrtle Kipp Estate . John Cunningham Estate .. . Mrs. Pearl Kaiser Annuity Estate of William Modra . George W. Leeak Gift . . Louis J. Brohammer Gift Fred D. Gardner Estate . George H. Woltjen Estate Mrs. Virginia Allen Church Estate (in' memory of Ethelbert Forrester Allen) . . Irvin Levosier Page Estate . . Gift in memory of William T. Coombs . Barbara Seaman Bequest Isador Mendle Legacy Estate of Joseph S. Mcintyre Estate of James R. Anderson R; F. Stevenson Estate . George William James Estate Gerard B. Lambert Mary Huthmaker Estate Estate of William Rothmeyer . Louis Schmidt Estate . William W. Alexander Mrs. Kate Fellers Estate . Fred Mueller Estate . . .................. . Frank Gottlieb Estate Clara Siegel Estate Emma Winkler Estate Clara Ethel Downs Memorial Fund William F. Kuhn Memorial Fund Arthur Emil Koethe Estate Thomas H. Reynolds Gift Edward Kuhn Estate Alva Moog Estate Nicola Zimmer Memorial Fund Emma H. H. Doellner Estate Abraham Romansky Gift Abraham Romansky Estate . Agnes McAdoo Estate, Bond and Cash .. . F. W. Struchen Estate . Harry P. Brown Estate . Mrs. Anna Kern Estate .

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2,780.00 25,000.00 100.00 300.00 214.47 1,000.00 5,085.00 1,000.00 261,502.94 200.00 365.67 1,000.00 100.00 942.84 707.16 16,875.25 5,500.00 6,362.19 500.00 1,500.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 5,000.00 25.00 50.00 100.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 2,103.03 10.00 1,000.00 7.40 37,601.33 50.00 500.00 1,000.00 625.00 100.00 100.00 17,971.36 538.05 1,000.00 1,000.00 2,000.00 5,000.00 1,000.00 100.00 50.00 500.00 250.00 500.00 1,578.00 400.00 10,834.90 6,311.77


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ENDOWMENT FUND MASONIC HOME OF MISSOURI 1886-1956 Mrs. Elizabeth Clark Estate . . Gift in memory of Alexan.der Friedberg . . Emma Schumacher Estate . . Gift in memory of Charles Hermann Charles Spraul Estate . Theodore Mueller Estate . Frank Ferguson Estate .. . . Kathryn Lehman . E. H. Lehnbetter Estate . Logan Busby Estate . Etta Mueller Estate . Franklin V. Kemp Estate, Stocks, Bonds and Cash . Louis Duestrow Estate . . . Rosa Ruhland Estate Fannie A. McCarty Estate . Sol Samuel Estate . Fritz William Selleck Estate . Eugene D. Ashbrook Estate . Hugh S. Jamison Estate, Stocks and Cash .. Estate of Louis A. Geserich . William J. Whiprecht Estate Hattie Fuller Estate .. Elzie Fulton Estate .. William Downs Gift . Estate of G. 1. Langenberg . Estate of Virgil L. Muskopf , . Mrs. Earl C. Tuggle Gift . A. M. Freund Estate . George C. Paulus Gift . Bernard J. Kappel Estate . Mary E. Knecht Estate . . Mrs. Anna Nipper Estate Fort Leonard Wood National Sojourners Gift Minnie K. Geller Estate . . Mary B. Chandler Estate . . Iva T. Burns and Lola B. Dickey Memorial Fund Albert G. Keller Estate, Bonds and Cash . . William Kairns Estate . H. O. Hirsch Estate . Mrs. Julia Weber Lewis Estate . F. W. Weinheimer Estate, Bonds, Stocks and Cash Gift of 1949 Wardens and Masters Club of St. Louis and St. Louis County . Gift of William R. Denslow and Wife . Mrs. Rose M. Sizemore Estate, Bond and Cash . Gift of G. A. Buder . Virginia Stroud Estate . Herman Mensendick Estate . John R. Goodall Trust . William M. Pinger Estate . Gift in memory of Frederick Quellmalz . August Anthony Nolte Estate . Gift of Mrs. Katherine Thomas, Queen City Chapter No. 226, O.E.S. in honor of Ray Bond, P.G.M. '" Gift of Robert Lewis Macy . Gifts in memory of Dillman F. E. Wagner .

5,000.00 50.00 17.75 50.00 300.00 5,000.00 1,815.87 2,697.96 1,000.00 6,928.80 6,266.89 46,929.10 20,000.00 49,926.84 2,807.58 100.00 1,040.05 1,000.00 33,420.08 200.00 5.00 917.87 16,189.95 500.00 250.00 400.00 25.00 500.g0 2,000.00 500.00 250.00 84,726.34 100.00 250.00 .5,743.10 200.00 3,239.97 100.00 5,248.76 5,000.00 62,835.55 100.00 100.00 2,295.62 393.99 1,000.00 165.00 1,000.00 555.20 10.00 25.00 100.00 10.00 20.00


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1957

PROCEEDINGS OF THE

ENDOWMENT FUND MASONIC HOME OF MISSOURI 1886-1956 100.00 Gift in memory of T. T. Turley and H. I. Turley ... 6,600.00 Edna Ceora Rogers Estate .. John T. Mathis Estate 4,858.52 1,000.00 hank Joseph Arth Estate Aubrey B. Henton Estate . 3,726.55 53,765.48 Rudolph Buhman Estate ..... 500.00 Ernest J. Bunt Estate 1,000.00 John P. Briebel Estate ... 500.00 Mrs. Rose W. Lenore Estate Mrs. Barsha A. Langston Estate ..... 12.333.26 9,783.05 Mrs. Henrietta Pearse Estate .... 1,000.00 Morris L. Binowitz Estate .. 601.60 Edgar P. Schaefer Estate 130,462.56 Angela Campbell Estate .. /10,604.86 Mrs. Lulu Cammann Zamzow Estate 1,299.12 Mrs. Luella M. Willette Estate . Wm. :Frederick Kuhn Memorial Association, in 787.71 memory of Dr. William Frederick Kuhn 2,099.13 Anna L. Gentry Memorial Fund ... 2,000.00 Gift in memory of Val O. Decker and Frances Decker 150.00 Gift of Robert C. Winkelmaier, in memory of Bertha Winkelmaier Gift of Leola Robertson, in memory of George W. Peters 25.00 130.00 Gifts in memory of Mrs. Sallie Simon 26.00 Gifts in memory of John Weiss, Jr. Gift in memory of Emma Krieger 5.50 11.50 Gift of Calvary Commandery No. 28, K.T., Fulton 10.00 Gift of St. Graal Commandery No. 12, K.T., Columbia Gift of Crane Lodge No. 517, A.F. &: A.M., Crane .... 25.00 15.00 Gift of Ferguson Lodge No. 542, A.F. &: A.M., Ferguson 10.00 Gift of Senath Lodge No. 513, A.F. & A.M., Senath ..... Gift of Frank B. Adam . 200.00 150.00 Gift of H. H. Blackledge 20.00 Gift of J. H. Brimer Gift of R. B. Cessna 2.00 Gift of E. G. Corwine 1.00 Gift of Will Doctor 600.00 Gift of C. R. Hinerman 50.00 5.00 Gift of Rudolph Egger Gift of Edward F. Henri 5.00 3.00 Gift of Louis F. Heidorn Gift of Robert Jacobi ... 20.00 Gift of George Mavrematis 100.00 Gift of Robert L. Macy 5.00 5.00 Gift of James P. Moore. Gift of Louis J. Ohler 3.00 10.00 Gift of L. M. Shrum o. Gift of George E. Stowell 5.00 Gift of W. A. Walker .. 50.00 Gift of J. E. Weisenborn 25.00 Gift of Arthur H. Windmocller 15.00 Adele H. Doellner Estate .... 200.00 9,160.44 George T. Mannion Estate Helen Primavesi Estate . 29,152.50 Gertrude French Rouse Estate . 250.00 Reinhold Schenkmeyer Estate 500.00 Thomas Stayton Estate .. 2,683.54 0

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GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI

ENDOWMENT FUND MASONIC HOME OF MISSOURI 1886-1956 Otto August Vogelsang Estate 24,545.74 Gift in memory of Mrs. C. L. Alexander 2.00 Gifts in memory of Mrs. Ella K. Falkenhainer 6.00 Gifts in memory of Harry Grimspan 10.00 Gifts in memory of Mrs. Katherina Hammermeister . ~ . . . . 7.50 Gifts in memory of Mrs. Olaf Murray .... ...... 15.00 Gifts in memory of Truman Rose. . . . . . . . . . . . . 15.00 Gifts in memory of Carl Schlapp, Sr. 15.00 Gifts in memory of Cecil A. Tolin 50.00 Gifts in honor of Julian Simon 74.00 Gifts of Members of Erwin Lodge No. 121 5.00 Gifts of Members of Occidental Lodge No. 163 50.00 Gifts of Members of Pyramid Lodge No. 180 56.00 Gifts of Members of Albert Pike Lodge No. 219 13.00 Gifts of Members of Euclid Lodge No. 505 235.00 Gifts of Members of Ferguson Lodge No. 542 67.00 Gifts of Members of Mansfield Lodge No. 543 5.00 Gifts of Members of Olive Branch Lodge No. 576 10.00 Gifts of Members of Elvins Lodge No. 599 12.00 Gifts of Members of Acacia Lodge No. 602 3.00 10.00 Gifts of Members of Swope Park Lodge No. 617 Gifts of Members of Jennings Lodge No. 640 .......... 15.00 Gifts of Members of Gardenville Lodge No. 655 8.00 Gift of Clarence W. Crites 10.00 Gift of Dr. Solon Cameron . ',' . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100.00 Gift of M. L. Gross 10.00 Gift of Albert Hamlin 50.00 Gift of Ray McClanhan 10.00 Gift of Fred Mollenauer 115.00 Gift of E. H. Penton 10.00 Gift of Oscar Schmelig 20.00 Gift of John A. Witthaus 40.00 Gift of Blue Silver Lancers, Moolah Temple .. 250.00 Gift of W. B. Distributors, Inc '. . . . . . . . . . 300.00 Gift of Wm. B. Ittner, Inc. 300.00 Jennie Albers Estate 1,000.00 Minnie Allender Estate ..................... 2,000.00 Max Philip Cohen Estate .. .'.................................. 100.00 Harriet C. Johnson Estate ......... 2,000.00 Minnie Miller Estate 15,000.00 Oscar T. Nitzschmann Estate 43.977.47 Albert Rabenneck Estate .............. 3,247.07 Paul Wielandy Estate 200.00 Elbridge E. Widener Estate 6,615.32 Louis H. Winkler Estate ............... 1,377.58 Gifts in memory of Mrs. Theo R. Appel 5.00 Gifts in memory of .Jerry Bingaman 25.00 .................. 10.00 Gifts in memory of Roy Collins Gifts in memory of Dr. A. F. Gaertner . 5.00 Gifts in memory of Shaw Goolsly .... 5.00 Gifts in memory of Mrs. Mabel McCully 30.00 Gifts in memory of Mrs. Adolph Roeper. . . 15.00 ......... 55.00 Gifts in memory of Karl M. Vetsburg Gifts in memory of Otto C. Steinbrecher '" 3.00 15.00 Gifts in memory of Mrs. Frank Stumm . . . . .. . . . . 10.00 Gifts in memory of W. G. Wood...

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ENDOWMENT FUND MASONIC HOME OF MISSOURI 1886-1956 Gifts of Members of St. Mark's Lodge No. 93 . 10.00 Gifts of Members of Rolla Lodge No. 123 5.00 Gifts of Members of Temple Lodge No. 299 . 2.25 Gifts of Members of Clinton Lodge No. 548 2.50 5.00 Gifts of Members of Wellston Lodge No. 613 . 5.00 Gifts of Members of Archie Lodge No. 633 . 50.00 Gifts of Past Masters of Pyramid Lodge No. 180 . . 100.00 Gifts of Loyal Chapter No. 5Il, O.E.S . 1,000.00 Gift of Frank C. Barnhill . Gift of G. A. Buder . 100.00 11.08 Gift of Richard J. W. Coopman . 10.00 Gift of Clarence N. Crites . Gift of Bernard Greensfelder . 50.00 Gift of Robert Jacobi ......... . . 10.00 500.00 Gift of Richard O.and Margaret A. Rumer . 100.00 Gift of Arlhur C. Schuster . Gift of Sam Silverman . 8.00 40.00 Gift of R. Jasper Smith . Gift of Harry F. Sutherland . 10.00 6,252.58 Oliver J. Christman Estate . 10,000.00 William E. Downs Estatc Adam Hartwig Estate . 500.00 5,000.00 W. B. Hight Estate .. 100.00 August C. Koelsch Estate . 2,315.45 Harriet A. Koestering Estate 14,241.89 Spotwood A. Lcdford Estate 796.64 Minnie Miller Estate 415.74 Robert C. Saunders Estate 2,228.66 Georgia Helen Siddons Estate Mayme K. Withall Estate . 101,624.22 8,884.87 Minnic H. Wylie Estate . 15.00 Gifts in memory of Theo. R. Appel . . 20.00 Gifts in memory of Mrs. Dorothy Johnston Hein 100.00 Gift in memory of Mrs. L. Verne Hosie ..... '.' .. 35.00 Gifts in memory of Debra Jean Lindsey 3.00 Gifts in memory of Joseph A. Osborn . Gift of Lester A. Carter, Jasper Lodge No. 398 ..... 1.00 10.00 Gift of Mrs. N. J. Yeats, for Jennings Lodge No. 640 Gift of Russell G. Murray . f • •• 10.00 Charlotte Schneider Estate . . 2,026.78 100.00 Ida V. Pugh Estate . 500.00 Ike Levinson Estate . Manford Griffith Estate . 500.00 Gifts in memory of Mrs. Augusta Burns .. 10.00 Gifts in memory of Mrs. Kathleen M. Stewart 25.00 50.00 Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred H. Johnson, in memory of their parents


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GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI REPORT OF THE SECRETARY

July 1, 1956 to June 30, 1957 GENERAL FUND

Income Grand Lodge Per Capita Tax Grand Chapter O. E. S. Per Capita Tax Interest on General Fund Securities Miscellaneous Income

$234,436.79 22,340.50 477.75 346.81 - - - - $257,601.85

Expenses Wages and Salaries $186,730.99 Provisions 115,837,42 Dry Goods and Clothing 4,826.24 Dry Cleaning and Shoe Repair 401.09 Laundry 4,324.21 Fuel 23,298.99 Repairs and Maintenance ......... 1l,074.45 Supplies 34,475.28 Ice 243.91 Electricity 8,072.80 Water 2,619.42 Insurance 4,873.14 Barber 1,199.75 Supplemental Medical Expenses 5,712.73 Federal Social Security Employer's Tax 4,560.52 Education ............................................. 89.97 Directors, Grand Lodge Officers and Advisory Board, Attending Meetings . 2,206.50 Children's Allowances . 136.95 294.60 Carfare . 1,063.13 Telephone . 350.00 Professional Services-Legal and Auditing . 998.75 Printing, Stationery and Postage . . Steward's Car Allowance . . 720.00 Inspection Fees and Taxes . 58.74 Hauling . 297.62 Want Ads . 1,198.20 Petty Cash Expenses . . 931.26 Newspapers . 927.83 Dues and Subscriptions . . 12.84 Safe Deposit Boxes . 27.50 Piano Tuning . 45.00 Miscellaneous . 456.43 341.46 Masonic Home Executives Assn. Convention Expenses Grand Lodge Entertainment . 802.63 Superintendent's Traveling Expenses . 481.48 . Sewer Tax 665.55 189,40 Credit Reports . - - - - 420,546.78 Excess of Expenses Over Income Transferred from Income Fund ..... Net Decrease in General Fund Add Balance on Hand, July 1, 1956

($162,944.93) 130,000.00 . .

. Balance on Hand, June 30, 1957 (-) Denote red figure

($ 32.944.93) 60,448.49 $ 27,503.56


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Receipts Dividends on Endowment Fund Stocks . Interest on Endowment Fund Bonds . Interest on Endowment Fund Real Estate Loans Rental Income, Endowment Fund . Income on Income Fund Securities Received from Members of Home Family . Pensions . Miscellaneous Income Sale of Cemetery Lots ...

Disbursements Taxes and Expenses on Estates . Agent-Endowment Fund-Commissions . Expenses-New Building Fund Campaign '" Income and Expenses-Enright Avenue ApartmentNet......... . . Purchase of Enright Ave. Apartments 51,268.67 Excess of Receipts Over Disbursements Deduct-Transfer to General Fund Deduct-Transfer to Building Fund

$ 235,255.97 .$ 130,000.00

100,000.00 230,000.00

Net Increase in Income Fund .. : .. Add Balance on Hand, July 1, 1956

........... ..........

$

Balance on Hand, June 30, 1957

5,255.97 297,280.60

$ 302,536.57

INITIATION FUND Initiation Fees Income on Initiation Fund Securities

Receipts .

$

39,430.00 13,120.51

$

52,550.51

Deduct Transfer to Building Fund

105,000.00

Net Decrease in Initiation Fund Balance on Hand, July 1, 1956 ...

($

Balance, June 30, 1957 ..

52,449.49) 612,682.40

$ 560,232.91 (-) Denote red figure

BUILDING FUND

Receipts Contributions Income on Building Fund Securities ...

...... $ 181,479.77

23,805.11 $ 205,284.88

Disbursements Insurance Expense Loss on Sale of Securities Cost of Building Under Construction

2,757.33 36.25 .... 1,036,776.51 .$

1,039,570.09 Excess of Disbursements Over Receipts

($ 834,285.21)


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GRAND LODGE OF MISSOlTR' Deduct

Transfers from Income Fund Transfers from Initiation Fund

$ 100,000.00

105,000.00 205,000.00

Net Decrease in Building Fund Add Balance on Hand, July I, 1956

($ 629,285.21)

Balance on Hand, June 30, 1957 .

$ 600,357.45

1,229,642.66

CHRISTMAS AND ENTERT AINMENT FUND Receipts Contributions

.

5,750.45

$

Disbursements Entertainment and Gifts

5,435.94

Excess of Receipts Over Disbursements Add Balance on Hand, July 1, 1956 Balance, June 30, 1957

.

$

314.51 3,863,24

$

4,177.75

.

. (-) Denote red figure REPORT OF THE AUDITOR

To the Board of Directors, Masonic Home of Missouri, Saint Louis, Missouri. GENTLEMEN: Pursuant to engagement, we have prepared this report preliminary to our formal report of the Masonic Home of Missouri to be submitted to the Board of Directors at a later date. We examined the books and records of the secretary for the period July 1, 1956 to June 30, 1957. Our examination covered the General Fund, Income Fund, Initiation Fund, Building Fund, Christmas and Entertainment' Fund and Endowment Fund. We present the following summaries of assets and liabilities of the various funds as at June 30, 1957: GENERAL FUND Assets Cash in First National Bank Cash in Mercantile-Commerce National BankPayroll Account Cash in Petty Cash Fund . Inventories--Provisions and Supplies Unexpired Insurance . Due from Employees for Blue Cross

.

$

.

6,000.00 200.00 29,306.72 5,784.52 99.75

. . . $

Liabilities Accounts Payable Accrued Social Security Taxes Accrued Withholding Taxes

1,386.37

42,777.36

$ 12,672.41

882.54 1,718.85 15,273.80

Balance-General Fund

$

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INCOME FUND Cash in Mercantile Trust Company . Securitie&-At Cost . St. Louis Union Trust Company-Agent-Endowment Fund

$ 118,329.57

Total--Income Fund

$ 302,536.57

163,924.80 20,282.20

INITIATION FUND Cash in Mercantile Trust Company Securitie&-At Cost

. .

$

Total-Initiation Fund

.

$ 560,232.91

BUILDING FUND Cash in Boatmen's National Bank Securitie&-At Cost Unexpired Insurance

. . .

$

Total-Building Fund

.

$ 600,357.45

22,944.66 537,288.25

66,275.52 529,945.93 4,136.00

CHRISTMAS AND ENTERTAINMENT FUND Cash in Boatmen's National Bank .

$

ENDOWMENT FUND Real Estate Loans United States Bonds Other Bonds Corporation Stocks : Due from St. Louis Union Trust Company-Agent

. . . . .

$ 510,449.37 38,854.49 888,102.20 1,049,509.60 7,269.69

Total-Endowment Fund

.

$2,494,185.35

4,177.75

The bank balances appearing in these funds were confirmed by reconciling certificates, received directly from the depositaries, with the stated book balances. The investments, as shown in these funds, were verified by examination of the securities, except those of the Endowment Fund, which are held by the St. Louis Union Trust Company as agent for the Trustees. The inventories are stated as shown on the inventory sheets prepared by the management. We have shown the securities listed in the Income Fund, Initiation Fund and Building Fund at recorded cost. The stocks in the Endowment Fund are stated at an adjusted carrying value, which was 15 per cent below market value on the stocks held at March 1, 1949 and market value on the date received on stocks acquired since that date. The bonds acquired prior to January I, 1951 are stated at the value placed thereon by the Trustees of the Endowment Fund at the date of acquisition of the securities by the Horne. Those acquired since January 1, 1951 are carried at cost. The real estate loans are being carried at cost. If you desire any additional information relative to this report, we shall be pleased to have you call upon us. Respectfully submitted, C. K. BENSON & COMPANY Certified Public Accountants


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GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI MEDICAL STAFF

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Harold E. Walters, Medical Director Floyd Alcorn, Dental Consultant J. P. Altheide, Genito-urinary Surgery William H. Bailey, Ophthalmology William R. Bohne, Orthopedics James Barrett Brown, Surgery C. E. Burford, Urology Stanley S. Burns, Otolaryngology " A. H. Conrad, Dermatology .. , Ralph Cook, Pediatrics " Carl E. Eber, Ophthalmology Edwin C. Ernst, Radiology James Forsen, Surgery Joseph Glenn, Urology Lee A. Hall, Gynecology Robert A. Hall, Internist D. L. Harris, Bacteriology Roland M. Klemme, Neuro-Surgery Charles L. Klenk, Bacteriology Phillip S. Luedde, Ophthalmology R. E. Mason, Ophthalmology Sidney B. Maughs, Neurology Mary Elizabeth Morris, Gynecology R. J. Payne, Otolaryngology Martyn Schattyn, Genito-urinary Surgery George R. Swartz, Neuro-Psychiatry J. Wm. Thompson, Surgery Henry P. Thym, Surgery Roy A. Walther, Jr., Gynecology R. S. Weiss, Dermatology

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REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON RECOGNITION OF FOREIGN GRAND LODGES

M. Wor. Brother Ray V. Denslow presented the report of the Committee on Recognition of Foreign Grand Lodges which was adopted and is as follows: To the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge, A. F. & A. M. of Missouri: BRETHREN: Your committee has gone into an intensive study of three grand lodges not, at the present time, in fraternal relation with the Grand Lodge of MissouriPeru, France (Grand Lodge), and Japan. The study involved much research and the problems encountered are different in each instance. We shall discuss them severally: Grand Lodge of Peru: Freemasonry came to Peru by way of Colombia and after the nation had obtained its independence in 1820. The country lies about midway of the western coast of South America, fronting on the Pacific Ocean; it has a 1400 mile coast line. Here the Andes reach their highest peak (19,000 feet). It was the seat of the Incan Empire and Lima is the capital. The religion is dominantly Roman Catholic and the language is Spanish. There were at least eight lodges there before 1829. A grand lodge was formed in 1831 whose name was later changed to "Grand Orient." At one time it was headed by San Roman, who later became presi-


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dent of the Republic. For many years a supreme council dominated symbolic Freemasonry, but in 1882 the lodges asserted themselves and formed a Grand L'odge of Peru; the native lodges were joined by five lodges working under Scotland. They have, like most South American lodges, had their. troubles; the latest was in 1945 when there was a separation into two elements, both taking. the same name. One was called the Washington group, the other the Mantas group, taking the names of the streets on which their buildings were located. We must condemn certain procedures in connection with this schism; it was not handled as Master Masons should do. But we can only judge conditions as they are now. The Washington Street group holds the original building of the old grand lodge; they have the books and records; they have the recognition of practically all Central and South American countries; their representatives have appeared at our Washington conferences and are personally known to members of your committee; they impress us with their sincerity. Any reconciliation seems out of question. Believing that our recognition at this time would produce greater solidarity of the Latin-American and Anglo-American elements, we have come to the conclusion that, irrespective of what has happened, the interests of Freemasonry demand the recognition of the Grand Lodge of Peru (Washington Street), and we so recommend. Grand Lodge of France: The situation of Freemasonry in France is becoming less chaotic because of the recent interchange of thought between our French brethren and their American cousins. For almost ninety years the Grand Lodge de France has gone unrecognized by the larger portion of the Masonic World. The reason? The taking of the Bible from the Jo'rench Masonic altars. This action was taken, as we understand, on motion of an English cleric, who had the notion that such procedure would relieve the fraternity from criticism of the Roman Catholic Church which referred to the .Freemasons as a religious group. It was a decided mistakel Immediately the Bible was removed, the same critics began to refer to French Freemasons as atheists. Most of the world's grand lodges. following the lead of the mother grand lodge, recalled their recognition, and for more than half a century this condition continued. Then came World War I, when many of our American soldier brethren went to France and there had contact with French Masons-and even French lodges, for was not Freemasonry international? And our soldier boys were not concerned with Masonic regularity, for they had been brought up to believe that a Freemason was a Freemason wherever he lived. And these contacts became closer during World War II. The underground in France (our French allies) had a large per cent of Freemasons in its membership; Masonic halls were thrown open to our brethren and the Masonic chain grew closer and closer. The headquarters of the Grand Lodge of France was thrown open and a Masonic Club given space in the building. All lodge halls were open to the German brethren; food and clothing were given by these lodges to the widows and orphans of German Freemasons. Their action during this period was distinctly Masonic. thinking not of regularity or recognition. By this action they so tied themselves to the later-to-be-formed United Grand Lodge of Germany, that it was difficult for Germany to withhold recognition. There are now four grand lodges operating in France: (1) The Grand Orient, largest of the group, but containing many members whose belief could not in all instances be regarded as distinctly Masonic; (2) the Grand Lodge de France, 8 Rue de Poteaux, second largest of the groups with 218 lodges and 8,820 members; (3) the Grand Lodge Nationale with some 34 lodges and 600 to 800 members; (4) symbolic lodges working under the Great Priory of Gaul, the Scandinavian Rite, with some 7 lodges. and 200 members. We have previously extended recognition to the Grand Lodge Nationale; it is composed of a large element of English, and some few Americans. It is distinctly regular in every way, yet it exists in a country where there are three other grand lodges composed of French people, and its membership is so small as to be almost negligible.


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The Grand Lodge of France, in its desire to become regular, has changed its law so that the Bible is now a required piece of furniture; there may be instances where this is not being done, but we are assured by the Grand Master, Richard Dupuy, known to members of your committee, that charters will be arrested in the event the law of the grand lodge. is not carried out. Many of our American grand lodges recognize both the Grand Lodge of France and the Grand Lodge Nationale; a similar situation exists in Mexico and in other countries. For a time it was thought that the two grand lodges would unite; it was not done, but we do not believe it was through any fault of the Grand Lodge. That the Grand Lodge has high standing is apparent in that their representatives met with representatives of Grand Lodge Nationalc, who expressed a willingness to consolidate. The plan was not carried out, due to the failure of the Grand Lodge of France to accept certain conditions which would have required the united grand lodge to select its grand master for a term of years from the smaller of the two grand lodges--the Grand Lodge Nationalc. We believe the Grand Lodge of France deserves recognition and we so recommend. Grand Lodge of Japan: This is the most recent of the grand lodges to be organized and it was not accomplished without some objection on the part of their mother grand lodge of the Ph iii ppines. Undoubtedly its formation might be regarded as premature, inasmuch as .it was done without anticipating all that might happen in the event a grand lodge was formed. The Grand Lodge of the Philippines had established several lodges in that area-but they were not the first grand lodge to do so. England, Scotland and Massachusetts had lodges there which functioned even before allied occupation. The result has been that there is much feeling between the brethren of Japan and the Philippines, a feeling that is unmasonic and not calculated to add to that harmony of which Freemasons pride themselves. The damage has been done and only the Grand Lodge of the Philippines is in a position to rectify the situation. The Grand Lodge of Japan, according to general Masonic law, was formed in accordance with established principles. As such they should be entitled to recognition by American grand lodges; and especially so since most of the members of these Japanese lodges are our own American soldier boys, and civilians. Should the Philippines insist on their present policy we shall have a situation of several hundred soldiers returning to this country whose Masonic membership is not accepted as regular because that grand lodge has ordered arrest of charters under which their lodges work, a situation which most of these members have had no part in creating. The lodges, and these brethren, are being (unfortunately) referred to as "clandestine" Freemasons. They are not clandestine; their degrees were received in lodges working under charter from a recognized grand lodge; they might be regarded by that grand lodge as irregular for the time being, but certainly not the nasty word "clandestine." So far as we know these brethren have had no chance to defend themselves and prove their standing, such as every Freemason is entitled to. References to "the so-called Grand Lodge of Japan" will certainly not produce harmony. One letter threatens a law suit against the Japanese brethren; another calls them a "clandestine group." But the Grand Master of this new grand lodge sat on the dais during the annual communication of the Grand Lodge of the Philippines, and as late as June 24, 1957, Grand Master Orosa wrote the grand secretary of the Japanese group calling him "My dear BROTHER Margolis," rather queer address for one who in another place is called clandestine. We concur with a Dutch brother, member of a Japanese lodge, who wrote: Assuming for a moment that several mistakes were made and that . . . one or more of these are of a more or less serious character, the question to my mind is, if it would in such a case not .be preferable and more beneficial to try through the medium af friendly persuasion to repair these mistakes rather than merely handing


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out punishment. A Grand Lodge of Japan was formed, and therewith, in a sense, a part of the Grand Lodge of the Philippines was broken off; and regardless of whether we become angry or give in to feelings of sadness, it would be impossible to expect that the piece broken off can be re-attached to the Grand Lodge of the Philippines without showing a visible scar. We believe there are enough sensible brethren in the Grand Lodge of the Philippines to recognize this, to give every assistance to the new grand lodge, and prove to the Masonic world their broad-mindedness and desire to see Masonic harmony in all parts of every nation. It is our opinion that the more recognition granted to the new Grand Lodge of Japan, the sooner harmony will return to the Far East, and we recommend the recognition of that Grand Lodge. Fraternally submitted, RAY V. DENSLOW, HAROLD L. READER, BRUCE H. HUNT, HARRIS

C.

JOHNSTON.

REPORT OF GRAND LECTURER

R. W. Brother Free10n K. Hadley, Grand Lecturer, presented his report "vhich was adopted and is as follows: To the Most W01"Shipful Grand Lodge, A. F. & A. M. of Missouri: BRETHREN: Again it becomes my duty as Grand Lecturer to render a report to the Grand Lodge on the ritualistic condition of the craft throughout the state. Due to the press of time, this being revision year, my report wip be brief. It has been my happy privilege to visit each of the sixty districts in the state. The purpose of these visits is to hold schools of instruction for the officers of the various lodges and all other brethren who are interested in perfecting themselves in any or all parts of the ritual. They also afford the Grand Lecturer an opportunity to check the work of the District Deputy Grand Lecturers and to settle any disputed points. A number of these meetings are held at some central point in the district, but the most common practice is to hold these schools in different lodges in the district each year. This practice seems to create a little more interest and also gives the Grand Lecturer an opportunity to visit lodges that he would not otherwise visit. The attendance at these meetings has been very good with a few exceptions and these were due to inclement weather and ice-packed roads. During my six years as Grand Lecturer, only four meetings have 'been postponed and all were postponed because of weather conditions. Besides visiting each district, I have held a total of twenty-four zone meetings. Twenty with my deputies and four with the instructors of the thirty-third and fifty-seventh districts. These meetings are refresher courses for the deputies and insrtuctors and play a very important part in keeping the ritual uniform and the lecturers proficient. I am happy to report that the Grand Master and a number of other Grand Lodge Officers and Past Grand Masters have attended one or more of these meetings. I appreciate their interest and thank them for taking time from their busy schedules to be with the Lecturers. The Grand Lodge By-Laws require the District Deputy Grand Lecturers to submit a report of their year's work and the condition of the ritual in their respective districts. Their reports indicate an improvement in the proficiency


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of the officers in most of the lodges and also an increase in the number of requests for schools. There are always some lodges that are not on a par with the other lodges in their districts. Each year a special effort is made to furnish these lodges with extra help and instruction. The District Deputy Grand Lecturers are the frame work of our ritualistic structure. Their untiring efforts are, in a large measure, responsible for the progress we have made and are now making in our work. Right Worshipful Brother Charles S. Rutt, District Deputy Grand Lecturer of the twentieth district is a shining example. Through his work with the brethren, every lodge in the twentieth district has members who hold subdivision I certificates. This is an accomplishment equaled by only six other districts in the state. These six were mentioned in my report last year. . Monday, October 29, 1956, a joint meeting of the District Grand Masters and the District D~puty Grand Lecturers was held in the lodge room of the Masonic Temple at jefferson City under the auspices of the Grand Master and the Grand Lecturer. The Grand Master opened the meeting- by addressing both groups of the deputies, giving them an outline of his program for the year. After the address of the GrandMaster the groups divided. The District Deputy Grand Lecturers remained in the lodge room where the remainder of the day was spent in exemplifying a major portion of the ritualistic work. The brethren of the fiftieth district were shocked the evening of january 12 to learn that their District Deputy Grand Lecturer, R. W. Bro. Druary A. Wake had been fatally injured in a traffic accident on his way home from work. Although R. W. Bro. Wake had been District Deputy Grand Lecturer less than a year he had endeared himself not only to the brethren of the fiftieth district but also to many outside the district. More than one hundred Masons were present to pay their "Last Tribute of Respect" which is ample proof of the esteem in which he was held. july 15, 1957, my predecessor Most WorshipfUl Brother Anthony F. Ittner "Passed to His Reward." It was my good fortune to have been closely associated with M. W. Bro. Ittner the last nine years of his leadership as Grand Lecturer. His work as Grand Lecturer is a monument to Masonry that will stand forever. In closing I wish to thank the District Deputy Grand Lecturers, the District Deputy Grand Masters and the Grand Lodge路 Officers for their cooperation and assistance. They work together as a team and to work with them has been a pleasure. Fraternally submitted, FREELON K. HADLEY, Grand Lecturer. REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON RITUAL

R. W. Brother Freelon K. Hadley presented the report of the Committee on Ritual which was adopted and is as follows:

To the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge~ A. F. & A. M. of Missouri: BRETHREN: Your Committee on-Ritual herewith submits its annual report for the year 1956-57. The Committee on Ritual held two meetings during the year. The first at


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Jefferson City October 28, 1956 and the second at Springfield June 8, 1957. A great number of inquiries have been made concerning a ritual for balloting on petitions. After much discussion it was decided that we should formulate a ritual and ask some lodge to use it. This will give the Committee a better opportunity to see if there is an actual need for one and if the lodges would gain anything by having a ritual on balloting. The entire details could not be worked out in one day's time so it was laid over until the next meeting of the Committee. Since the adoption of the "Cards" for holders of the three parts of subdivision II of the "Certificate Plan," there has been a demand for "Cards" for the holders of subdivision I certificates. The Committee agreed' that we should issue such a card. The details were to be worked out and presented to the Committee for approval at its next meeting. At the second meeting of the Committee, the details an.d final wording of the proposed ritual on balloting were approved. A number of lodges in two districts readily agreed to put the proposed ritual in practice. This will give the Committee an opportunity to make any corrections that should be made and to determine if there is a just cause for bringing it before the Grand Lodge for adoption. The Committee deeply appreciates the cooperation of these lodges. Final approval of the "Card" for subdivision I certificate holders was given. The cards have been printed and will be issued, together with the certificates, to those who pass the examination beginning at the close of the Grand Lodge. A list of the 路members who have received certificates under the "Certificate Plan" the past year, will be printed with this report. We wish to thank our Grand Secretary, M. W. Bro. Harold L. Reader for his cheerful and able assistance. Fraternally submitted, FREELON K. HADLEY, Chairman,

J. HAROLD BURTON,

TURNER A. BARNHART,

L.

MARSHALL HOLLENBECK,

BENNETT KLINGNER, ARTHUR MOTHERSHEAD. SUBDIVISION I-ORIGINALS

No. 2819 2820 2821 2822 2823 2824 2825 2826 2827 2828 2829 2830 2831 2832 2833

Name

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Donald Chester Carter. . . Granite Lodge No. 272 James Clayton Powell. . Jewel Lodge No. 480 Carl Hubert Head... . .Jewel Lodge No. 480 Howard Davenport Watkins. . .. Independence Lodge No. 76 George William Walker. . . . . . Richmond Lodge No. 57 Lester Eli Short. . . . . . . Valley Park Lodge No. 629 John Edwin Bogue New London Lodge No. 307 Lemual Earl Kennedy. . Brentwood Lodge No. 616 William Joseph Hill Ivanhoe Lodge No. 446 Edwin Roy Fink. . Orient Lodge No. 546 John William Fink.... . . Country Club Lodge No. 656 Lloyd Raymond Bergsieker. . . Harmony Lodge No. 499 Melvin Dean Saxton........ . Bolivar Lodge No. 195 Clyile Austene Ward.. . Centralia Lodge No. 59 Valley Park Lodge No. 629 G. W. Lee Bundren


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GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI Cortis B. Hutchins Fair Play Lodge No. 44 B. R. (Ray) Babb Friendship Lodge No. 89 Charles M. Fugate Memphis Lodge No. 16 James Oscar Cartwright. Northeast Lodge No. 643 Donald James Gerhardt Country Club Lodge No. 656 Paul Gordon Powell Grain Valley Lodge No. 644 Elliott Calvin Swihart. Grain Valley Lodge No. 644 Alfred Wells, Jr Friend Lodge No. 352 Rupert Lysle McCanon Clay Lodge No. 207 Ward Wilson Seaman Valley Park Lodge No. 629 Lloyd Raymond Kerans. . . . . . . . . . .. .Galena Lodge No. 515 Maurice Eldred Votaw Acacia Lodge No. 602 Raymond Lavern Ferguson Columbia Lodge No. 534 Charles Francis Scott Mt. Washington Lodge No. 614 Shelby Cloyd Hill McDonald Lodge No. 324 David Harve Bucey McDonald Lodge No. 324 Robert Hague Reid Westport Lodge No. 340 Melvin Ray Wilcher Westport Lodge No. 340 Joseph A. Gerald Rolla Lodge No. 213 William Wayne Thomason Friendship Lodge No. 89 Donald Wayne Cook Friendship Lodge No. 89 James L. Brown Friendship Lodge No. 89 Daniel Lee Hite Ferguson Lodge No. 542 Curtis Weaver Felty Neosho Lodge No. 247 Cletus Wayne Tinsley St. Mark's Lodge No. 93 Fred Pearson Cainsville Lodge No. 328 Charles Olin Fowler Lodge of Light No. 257 Lawrence Arthur Deyo Overland Lodge No. 623 Clay Ewing Hunter, Jr. Illmo Lodge No. 581 William Burl Rickman Canopy Lodge No. 284 Norman Ray Tallent Freedom Lodge No. 636 George Miller Bridgeton Lodge No. 80 Harold A. McPheeters Twilight Lodge No. 114 Leroy M. Sammer Cass Lodge No. 147 Avery Ernest Foster Liberty Lodge No. 31 Alonzo R. Mottesheard Branson Lodge No. 587 Edward Paul Hutson Sh~veh Lodge No. 646 Friendship Lodge No. 89 A. E. Hoover William Reggan Weston Albert Pike Lodge No. 219 James Eugene Sullivan Independence Lodge No. 76 James Edward Knott. . Moberly Lodge No. 344 Beeler L. Keen. . Wellston Lodge No. 613 George Edward Schloeman Bridgeton Lodge No. 80 Marvin Henry Bruns. . Palestine Lodge No. 241 Ralph Milo Anderson. . . Summit Lodge No. 263 William Ray Jones Twilight Lodge No. 114 Swope Park Lodge No. 617 Virgil L. Pettigrew Harold Vernon Umfleet Maplewood Lodge No. 566 W. W. Noah Cainsville Lodge No. 328 Aubrey D. Brown Swope Park Lodge No. 617 Willard J. Heidbrink Swope Park Lodge No. 617 George A. Duey Branson Lodge No. 587 Everett L. Gloyd Branson Lodge No. 587 Lawson E. Trone. . Branson Lodge No. 587 Walter D. Hart. Swope Park Lodge No. 617 William McHone Camden Point Lodge No 169 Forrest Keith Bland Westport Lodge No. 340 Donald Joe Boatwright. Wardell Lodge No. 665 James F. Strimple. . Forsyth Lodge No. 453 William Ashby Clear Corinthian L~dge No. 265 Lester Martin Holtzman St. Louis Lodge No. 20 Rollin Joseph Ashbaugh Belton Lodge No. 450

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PROCEEDINGS OF THE Orville K. Seever Cass Lodge No. 147 Preston Bank Cornerstone Lodge No. 323 Charles Everett Foster, Jr Charity Lodge No. 331 Robert Duane Bradley Brotherhood Lodge No. 269 Thomas R. Bruno, Sr.. . Tower Grove Lodge No. 631 James William Boswell â&#x20AC;˘............. Grandview Lodge No. 618 Sam Martasin. . Rockhill Lodge No. 663 George Edgar Lorenzen. . . . . Anchor Lodge No. 443 Samuel Jacob Hughes. . . .. . Braymer Lodge No. 135 Jordan Frederick Bushman St. Joseph Lodge No. 78 Paul Dale Robinson... . . . .. . Clintonville Lodge No. 482 James Aubrey Allen Independence Lodge No. 76 William E. Stewart. Charity Lodge No. 331 Barry James Spencer...... . Charity Lodge No. 331 Kie Audelly Patterson Wakanda Lodge No. 52 Erwin Wesley Nealy Ferguson Lodge No. 542 Ralph Warren Robb California Lodge No. 183 Ellroy Michael Marty. . . Mizpah Lodge No. 639 Charles Reskin Johnson Barnesville Lodge No. 353 Willard Eugene Chilton Barnesville Lodge No. 353 Henry F. Barclay. . Missouri Lodge No. I Charles Lee Proctor Naph tali Lodge No. 25 Earl Edgar Eboe.. . Trenton Lodge No. III Louie A. Wood. . . Brotherhood Lodge No. 269 William Bryd Corwin, Jr.. . . . . . . . .. . King Hill Lodge No. 376 Charles Elvin Divine Poplar Bluff Lodge No. 209 Thomas Simpson Finney Poplar Bluff Lodge No. 209 Marion Eugene Creek. . Maplewood Lodge No. 566 Walter Harmon Scott. . . . .. . Sullivan Lodge No. 69 Woodrow Wilson Admire Cecile-Daylight Lodge No. 305 Maurice Taylor Wilson Jewel Lodge No. 480 Estle Leach...... . Jewel Lodge No. 480 William Edward Ricks Jewel Lodge No. 480 Joseph Irwin Smith : Granite Lodge No. 272 Harold D. Malone. . Granite Lodge No. 272 Robert Dean Link.... . Berkeley Lodge No. 667 Robert William Sherrod.. . Pomegranate Lodge No. 95 Henry E. Tanner. . Pomegranate Lodge No. 95 Harry George Snow. . . Buckner Lodge No. 501 Everett Louis Mayberry Independence Lodge No. 76 Elbert Lee Howard Ferguson Lodge No. 542 J. B. Secncrs . .. Brotherhood Lodge No. 269 Wilbur Glen Venable. . Buckner Lodge No. 501 William H. Chapman. . . . . . . Webster Groves Lodge No. 84 Orville M. Mash. . . . Webster Groves Lodge No. 84 Kenneth D. Tharp Sonora Lodge No. 200 Robert Edward Finch Brookfield Lodge No. 86 Charles Paul Dodge Brookfield Lodge No. 86 Laurence Edmond Markham Brookfield Lodge No. 86 Paul Margosian Anderson Lodge No. 621 Raymond C. Beck Mizpah Lodge No. 639 . Eugene McIntosh Barnesville Lodge No. 353 Roger Dean Johnson. . Christian Lodge No. 392 Lee Edward Bozarth. . Christian Lodge No. 392 Raymond O. Brown Clay Lodge No. 207 Arthur Theodore Capps Hale City Lodge No. 216 Audsley McDonnell Ballew Hale City Lodge No. 216 Alfred Clare Taff. . . . . . . . Cainsville Lodge No. 328 Russell E. Krug Webster Groves Lodge No. 84 Lonnie Kelley... . Joplin Lodge No. 335 Charles Edward Goodall York Lodge No. 563 Jim Vernon Laswell Fulton Lodge No. 48

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Fulton Lodge No. 48 2958 Frank Wall Hazelrigg, Jr . Fulton Lodge No. 48 2959 Alfred W. Griffith. . . . . . . . . . . . Lilbourn Lodge No. 666 2960 Lester Virgil Stevens, Jr.. . . . Lilbourn Lodge No. 666 2961 Truman Eugene Ward. . Triangle Lodge No. 638 2962 Morris S. Sheeks. . . . . . . Webster Groves Lodge No. 84 2963 Norman Allen Brown. .. . Cecile-Daylight Lodge No. 305 2964 Samuel R. Victor. . Cecile-Daylight Lodge No. 305 2965 Earl Roscoe Manns. . Sullivan Lodge No. 69 2966 Ronald Martin Land... . Clay Lodge No. 207 2967 Edward Earl Mullenix. . Sonora Lodge No. 200 2968 Willis L. Barnhart...... . Keystone Lodge No. 243 2969 Christopher Talbert O'Brien. . Webster Groves No. 84 2970 Ralph Edgar Fisher, Jr.. . DeWitt Lodge No. 39 2971 Ward Carson. .... .. .. . . Jewel Lodge No. 480 2972 Lloyd William Smith. . . . Swope Park Lodge No. 617 2973 Clifford Irvin Carter. . Granite Lodge No. 272 2974 Eugene Waterfield. . Webster Groves Lodge No. 84 2975 Robert Henry Harnacke.... . . Brotherhood Lodge No. 269 2976 George Marvin Kennard. . ..... King Hill Lodge No. 376 2977 Jewel William Pike. . . . . . . King Hill Lodge No. 376 2978 John William Howard. . . Hornersville Lodge No. 215 2979 Edwin Glass Cope. .. . . . . Gate of the Temple Lodge No. 422 2980 A. L. Bill Tuck. . Palestine Lodge No. 241 2981 John William Brokaw. . South Gate Lodge No. 547 2982 James Edly Waddle. . . . Alpha Lodge No. 659 2983 James Wilson Brewer. . Independence Lodge No. 76 2984 Robert LeRoy Williams. 2985 William Wayne Van Matre, Sr.. . Hebron Lodge No. 354 . Clifton Heights Lodge No. 520 2986 Fred T. Meyer.......... . Northeast Lodge No. 643 2987 Carl Doerr MergelI. . Freedom Lodge No. 636 2988 Louis D. LaPlante. . . . . Overland Lodge No. 623 2989 Samuel Gilford Bartram . Lodge of Light No. 257 2990 Alfred Charles Kaestner. . Occidental Lodge No. 163 2991 Walter E. Rosenau. Brentwood Lodge No. 616 2992 Paul MacDonald Frese, Jr.. .. . . Barnesville Lodge No. 353 2993 William Harold Larkin. . . . . Cecile-Daylight Lodge No. 305 2994 Kenneth Boyd Morris, Jr.. . .. . . Barnesville Lodge No. 353 2995 Melvin S. Baker. . . . . . . . Pleasant Grove Lodge No. 142 2996 Earl Leslie Momberg...... . .. Lambskin Lodge No. 460 2997 John Wirth......... . .. Fenton Lodge No. 281 2998 Buron M. Keathley. . Gorin Lodge No. 72 2999 Chester L. Hartman.... . Ferguson Lodge No. 542 3000 Normal Edward Gibson. . . . . . Solomon Lodge No. 271 3001 William Earnest Fielder. . Maplewood Lodge No. 566 3002 Kenneth Woodrow Axetell. . Ferguson Lodge No. 542 3003 Jerome Florstaunt Kern. . Hayti Lodge No. 571 3004 Gary Paul Gothard. . . . .. Mt. Moriah Lodge No. 40 3005 Arthur J. Kuntz. . . Bogard Lodge No. 101 3006 James Wilson Ackerman. . .... Erwin Lodge No. 121 3007 Robert V. McCollum... . .. Herculaneum Lodge No. 338 3008 Wilmer F. A. Buechting. . . . . . Hiram Lodge No. 362 3009 Edwin Leroy Ronner. . Hiram Lodge No. 362 3010 Nolan E. Mattochs......... Kansas City Lodge No. 220 3011 Harold Wilbur Quirk... . .. Webster Groves Lodge No. 84 3012 Robert Simpson Harris..... . Montgomery Lodge No. 246 3013 Ira Dale Noble. . . . . . . . . .. Alpha Lodge No. 659 3014 Harold Raymer Watson. . . . . . .. Putnam Lodge No. 190 3015 Bob M. Robinson....... . .... Putnam Lodge No. 190 3016 Merrill Dean Gregory. . . . Poplar Bluff Lodge No. 209 3017 Alvin Verral Stewart, Jr.. . . Grandview Lodge No. 618 3018 Anthony Wayne Combs. . Hume Lodge No. 130 3019 James Robert Caskey......

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3020 Donald Lee Brotherton 3021 Paul L. Trullinger 3022 Harry Dean Crocker 3023 Robert E. Arfsten 3024 Harry E. Ball 3025 -James D. Lollar 3026 Herrell Wesley Stump...... 3027 Sidney Edward MuehL.. . 3028 Morris E. Notgrass. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3029 Carl L. McClellan 3030 Harry M. Box.. . 3031 Joseph Melvin Bruce.. 3032 Bob Lee Smith 3033 Joe Wayne Storey.. .

Orient Lodge No. 546 Zeredatha Lodge No. 189 Solomon Lodge No. 271 Country Club Lodge No. 656 Montgomery Lodge No. 246 Western Star Lodge No. 15 ..Westport Lodge No. 340 Daggett Lodge No. 492 .. Hayti Lodge No. 571 Putnam Lodge No. 190 Compass Lodge No. 120 .Salem Lodge No. 225 Wellsville Lodge No. 194 Triangle Lodge No. 638

SUBDIVISION I-FIRST RENEWALS

No.

Name

Lodge . ... Acacia Lodge No. 602 Laurence Woodrow Stanley. . . Richmond Lodge No. 57 Clyde Milton Shortell... . . . . . Richmond Lodge No. 57 Harry Claudelvin Dunham. Brotherhood Lodge No. 269 Crawford Dudley........... . Meramec Lodge No. 313 Clay Bixler Kennett Lodge No. 68 Gene W. Slinkard. . . . . . Senath Lodge No. 513 Wilbur S. Crockett. .Weston Lodge No. 53 Ronald Walfred Rudeen..... East Gate Lodge No. 630 R. Dale Ward............... . .. Moberly Lodge No. 344 Lemuel Blackburn............. .. Mt. Vernon Lodge No. 99 Glenn Jackson Lyon Fair Play Lodge No. 44 Zeno Ransom Keay Mt. Moriah Lodge No. 40 Tillman Ellis Keay. . Mt. Moriah Lodge No. 40 Russell Henry Ritter, Jr.. . .. Summit Lodge No. 263 Tom Brown Prettyman. . . . .. . Cass Lodge No. 147 Oscar Martin Seiden....... . St. Louis Lodge No. 20 Nathan Margulis St. Louis Lodge No. 20 Owen Dudley Carter Mount Moriah Lodge No. 40 Robert F. Bryson Fidelity Lodge No. 339 Leo Donald Lindsey. . .. Ionic Lodge No. 154 George E. Shores. . . . . . . . . . . ... Swope Park Lodge No. 617 Ray Eugene McClaran, Jr.. . Independence Lodge No. 76 Clayton D. Bruce........... . Unionville Lodge No. 210 Arthur Richard Cullor. . Unionville Lodge No. 210 Joe Laclede Allen. . . McDonald Lodge No. 324 Fred Lee Miller. Raytown Lodge No. 391 John Lewis Knipker. . Mt. Washington Lodge No. 614 John T. Steele, . . . . . . . . . .. Independence Lodge No. 76 Harold N. Painter. . Granite Lodge No. 272 Howard Cline... . Chaffee Lodge No. 615 Walter F. Boll .. , Clifton Heights Lodge No. 520 Bernard Eugene Owens. .Jennings Lodge No. 640 Waldo Tally Summerskill Marlborough Lodge No. 569 Harold M. Krieg , St. Andrews Lodge No. 96 Robert E. Ramsey St. Marks Lodge No. 93 Virgil Carl Moore Ferguson Lodge No. 542 Louis John Wallenbrock Palestine Lodge No. 241 Jack Weldon Herndon Twilight Lodge No. 114 Carlyle Russell Humphreys Maplewood Lodge No. 566 Frank J. Ernst Golden Lodge No. 475 Thomas E. Frink Forsyth Lodge No. 453 Thurman R. Nelson Caruthersville Lodge No. 461 Theodore T. Martin Caruthersville Lodge No. 461

A 977 Gerald Thomas Ward. A A A A

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A A A A A A A A A A A A

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GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI Harley W. Craig Ionia Lodge No. 381 Bealor Ross Tharp , Alton Lodge No. 255 Wm. H. Shuey Unionville Lodge No. 210 Murl E. Husted Unionville Lodge No. 210 Perry W. Porter. . .. Unionville Lodge No. 210 Clintonville Lodge No. 482 C. A. Hendricks Russell Thomas Schwarz Anchor Lodge No. 443 Harry G. Marshall Swope Park Lodge No. 617 Billy Gene O'Neal Republic Lodge No. 570 John Mitchell Arrington Republic Lodge No. 570 Earl Raymond Moriset. Solomon Lodge No. 271 Abe Press Heroine Lodge No. 104 Donald Lewis Miller. . Hebron Lodge No. 354 Robert L. Leeper Trilumina Lodge No, 205 Taylor Hook Barbee Lodge No. 217 Glenn Eugene Moon Valley Park Lodge No. 629 Zack Major Dunbar Solomon Lodge No. 271 James Garrett Magee. . New Hampton Lodge No. 510 Otto Christopher Young , Union Lodge No. 593 Ezra Moses Blevins Union Lodge No. 593 Aubrey Austin Gentry. . Trenton Lodge No. III Glenn Harter Boyles Friendship Lodge No. 89 Ora C. Misner Western Star Lodge No. 15 John William Greer. . . Webster Lodge No. 98 Hanson E. Ware North Star Lodge No. 157 Frank Leroy Messmer Alpha Lodge No. 659 Webster Penn Clark Maplewood Lodge No. 566 Anton Frank Hermes Ferguson Lodge No. 542 Harris Maupin, Jr Hebron Lodge No. 354 Roland Edward Miller Valley Park Lodge No. 629 Arthur Berge Pratt, Jr Westport Lodge No. 340 Robert Clarence Morgan. . Maplewood Lodge No. 566 Clay Henry King Mt. Zion Lodge No. 327 Marshall Monte Te.rrell, Jr Raytown Lodge No. 391 Leo G. Whitaker .. ' Trenton Lodge No. III Donald LeRoy Crawford Tren ton Lodge No. III Edward Hubert Brown Mount Hope Lodge No. 476 Walter C. Pape Webster Groves Lodge No. 84 Frank G. Watson Craft Lodge No. 287 Orville Carl Smith ' Webster Groves Lodge No. 84 William E. Jamieson ' Zeredatha Lodge No. 189 Ivan Ray Sumpter King Hill Lodge No. 376 Herbert Martin Ramsey Rockhill Lodge No. 663 Jesse James Tartar Composite Lodge No. 369 John Franklin Daugherty Bernie Lodge No. 573 George D. Abernathy Bernie Lodge No. 573 Charles W. Brawner ' Albert Pike Lodge No. 219 John S. Stillwell Putnam Lodge No. 190 Norman Edward Hertzig, .. ( Hardin Lodge No. 322 Peter Vukich, , Trinity Lodge No. 641 John Carder Oliver,., Carthage Lodge No. 197 William Lynn O'Dell, . , . , . , East Gate Lodge No. 630 Northeast Lodge No. 643 Sylvanus Boyd Rinehart Charles R. Kisor Jennings Lodge No. 640 Jennings Lodge No. 640 Alvin Neidhardt Eugene Emmett McFarland Hermon Lodge No. 187 at Liberal Harold Frederick Krummel. Monroe Lodge No. 64 Robert Burris Nickell Swope Park Lodge No. 617 Alfred W. Kuenzle Herculaneum Lodge No. 338 Robert Willard Jones Montgomery Lodge No. 246 George Burnett Puckett. Westport Lodge No. 340 Ralph Dale路 Rehm.: Advance Lodge No. 590

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PROCEEDINGS OF THE 1083 1084 1085 1086 1087 1088 1089 1090 1091 1092 1093 1094 1095 1096 1097 1098 1099

Melvin LeRoy Fraley. . Cass Lodge No. 147 John I. Williams Rising Sun Lodge No. 13 Samuel Howard Crow, Jr Herculaneum Lodge No. 338 Donald Ivan Dunlap. . .. Western Star Lodge No. 15 Maurice Guy Nolte Northeast Lodge No. 643 Joe T. Parrish...... . Putnam Lodge No. 190 George McKinley Whiteley. . Jefferson Lodge No. 43 Hadley Tipton White Webster Groves Lodge No. 84 Buell Edmund Skouby . Salem Lodge No. 225 Chester M. Turley. . . ... Ivanhoe Lodge No. 446 George Hubert Stancil. . .. Branson Lodge No. 587 David Oscar Morrow. . Montgomery Lodge No. 246 John Robert Bridges Higginsville Lodge No. 364 Arnold Jasper Weeks Crescent Hill Lodge No. 368 Albert H. Tade. . . . . . . . Adair Lodge No. 366 Harbor Adran Gladden East Gate Lodge No. 630 Amos Leroy Bright, Jr. Crescent Hill Lodge No. 368 SUBDIVISION I-SECOND RENEWALS

No. B 342 B 343 B 344 B 345 B 346 B 347 B 348 B 349 B 350 B 351 B 352 B 353 B 354 B 355 B 356 B 357 B 358 B 359 B 360 B 361 B 362 B 363 B 364 B 365 B 366 B 367 B 368 B 369 B 370 B 371 B 372 B 373 B 374 B 375 B 376

Name Lodge Hilrey Oden Hamilton. . Northeast Lodge No. 643 Roy A. Rusk. . Carthage Lodge No. 197 Steele Anderson Mt. Washington Lodge No. 614 Howard L. Martin Caruthersville Lodge No. 461 Franklin Caldwell Kindred. . Caruthersville Lodge No. 461 Harry Woodrow Shapiro. . Bridgeton Lodge No. 80 Eldie Andrew Clinton .. Maplewood Lodge No. 566 David H. Davis. . East Gate Lodge No. 630 Orrin L. Mark. . Brotherhood Lodge No. 269 Ray Neff.......... . St. Joseph Lodge No. 78 Claude W. Dunnaway Versailles Lodge No. 320 Wayne A. Sharp Craig Lodge No. 606 Oren Rex Orr. . Vincil Lodge No. 62 Virgil S. Beavers. . . . Fenton Lodge No. 281 George Aldeon Moody Caruthersville Lodge No. 461 Henry Vinton Banta .,. . . Northeast Lodge No. 643 Charles E. McQuitty. . King Hill Lodge No. 376 George Edward Rector . Ferguson Lodge No. 542 George K. Jackson..... . King Hill Lodge No. 376 William Walter Gray South Gate Lodge No. 547 Gayle S. Oller Hebron Lodge No. 354 David L. Fear. . Ferguson Lodge No. 542 Elisha Harry Young. . Fenton Lodge No. 281 Charles Dean Sharp Solomon Lodge No. 271 Elmer Bryan Ridont. East Gate Lodge No. 630 Fred William Kocher Shekinah Lodge No. 256 Roy Alvin Kurrelmeyer. . .. Brentwood Lodge No. 616 William Wesley Knibb. . Gardenville Lodge No. 655 Albert Leroy Bougher York Lodge No. 563 George W . Terrill. . . . . . Galla tin Lodge No. 106 Arthur Lee Hall. . . . . . . . Orient Lodge No. 546 Ralph E. Haskell...... . Carroll Lodge No. 249 Walter John Hartman. . . Maplewood Lodge No. 566 Wm. H. Luttrell. Brentwood Lodge No. 616 Richard Robert Johnson Jennings Lodge No. 640 B 377 Darrell G. Elam Brentwood Lodge No. 616 B 378 Joseph L. McFadin.. . United Lodge No.5 SUBDIVISION I-THIRD RENEWALS

No. C 94

Name William Grayson Mills

Ladge ..... Orient Lodge No. 546

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GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI Lawson M. Branham Sylvan Alton Barton Waldemar Henry Sudbrock Milton Jackson Daily Frank Estes Markillie Othal D. McFarland. .. . Oran J. Holdman. . I. Marshall Hollenbeck Charles Goodman A. Lincoln Greene Gazawell Harold Cline Philip D. Trainer Frank M. Brunscher Kenneth Avelle Williams Rex L. Brooks William Presley Mathews Ralph Braden Trussell... James H. Sivells Willie R. Koelling Rolla A. Hemphill Francis Adelbert Ely Harry Morrison Noland Dowell Hays William W. Forrester Gervis H. Thurman George Hiram Merrymon. . . Turner A. Barnhart.

East Gate Lodge No. 630 Wellston Lodge No. 613 Mt. Washington Lodge No. 614 Eureka Lodge No. 73 Orient Lodge No. 546 Ionic Lodge No. 154 Samaritan Lodge No. 424 Sikeston Lodge No. 310 Polar Star Lodge No. 79 Ivanhoe Lodge No. 446 Sikeston Lodge No. 310 Clinton Lodge No. 548 Bogard Lodge No. 101 Sikeston Lodge No. 310 St. Joseph Lodge No. 78 Alpha Lodge No. 659 Bogard Lodge No. 101 Webster Groves Lodge No. 84 Howard Lodge No.4 Algabil Lodge No. 544 Monroe Lodge No. 64 Jackson Lodge No. 82 Grandview Lodge No. 618 East Gate Lodge No. 630 Maplewood Lodge No. 566 . . Tuscan Lodge No. 360 Acacia Lodge No. 602

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SUBDIVISION I-FOURTH RENEWALS

Name

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Lodge

Bruce H. Hunt. Joseph A. Anway.. . . . . . . . . . Archie Louis Fox. . . . . Julius R. Edwards Arno C. Cooper William H. Cox Walter Marvin Rayburn Cecil Warren Kirby Alonzo A. Harrison Ernest T. Scofield Harry William Janes Charlie Smith Hicks Fred Oren Wade Arthur W. Rauch Joseph W. Moore John Bennett Klingner Ray V. Denslow Everett W. Torreyson Alfred Arthur Mitchell Kai Holst Thorn ton Jennings George Franklin Prater Orville Abernathy Richard H. Kerr. . . . . . . . . . John LaVerne O'Brien Emerson O. Boggess. .

Adair Lodge No. 366 . .. Mt. Washington Lodge No. 614 Rural Lodge No. 316 Centralia Lodge No. 59 West Gate Lodge No. 445 Gate City Lodge No. 522 Sikeston Lodge No. 310 Northeast Lodge No. 643 Sikeston Lodge No. 310 Adair Lodge No. 366 Gate City Lodge No. 522 Monroe Lodge No. 64 Friend Lodge No. 352 Cache Lodge No. 416 Putnam Lodge No. 190 Gate of the Temple Lodge No. 42~ Trenton Lodge No. III Hebron Lodge No. 354 Hebron Lodge No. 354 Mt. Moriah Lodge No. 40 Clinton Lodge No. 548 Carthage Lodge No. 197 Pythagoras Lodge No. 383 . Rolla Lodge No. 213 Ivanhoe Lodge No. 446 Liberty Lodge No. 31

SUBDIVISION 2-CARDS PART

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Robert Walter Crow

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PROCEEDINGS OF THE James R. Riley. . . . . .. . Pomegranatc Lodge No. 95 James William Nash. . . ' Kirkwood Lodge No. 484 Turncr A. Barnhart... . Acacia Lodge No. 602 Morgan Wilson Owens Bolivar Lodgc No. 195 Paul Olen Erwin Carthage Lodge No. 197 Joy L. Ortloff Carthage Lodge No. 197 Donald Lewis Miller. . . . . . . . . Hebron Lodge No. 354 William Anthony Mudd. . Rising Sun Lodge No. 13 Edwin B. Hawkins...... . Higbee Lodge No. 527 Robert Joseph Fry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . '" Clarence Lodge No. 662 Edward Raymond Dox Monroe Lodge No. 64 James Harold Burton Valley Park Lodge No. 629 Lloyd R. Bergsieker Harmony Lodge No. 499 Fred H. Roam Mt. Vernon Lodge No. 99 Raymond Edward Lee. . . . . . .. Acacia Lodge No. 602 J. B. Thomas Fergerson. . Gate City Lodge No. 522 Dan W. Krumsiek Trilumina Lodge No. 205 George Burnett Puckett Westport Lodge No. 340 John H. Hicks . . Laclede Lodge No. 83 James Dempsey Hurst. Neosho Lodge No. 247 Frank Keller Roy, Jr Gate City Lodge No. 522 John Edward Reece Seaman Lodge No. 126 Charles W. Dalman. . . . . . Gate City Lodge No. 522 Hanson E. Ware North Star Lodge No. 157 James Woodrow Dougan Rosendale Lodge No. 404 Ray Neff St. Joseph Lodge No. 78 Hugh B. Barden Ferguson Lodge No. 542 Abe Press........... . . . Heroine Lodge No. 104 Henry F. Barclay. . . . . . . . . . . . Missouri Lodge No. I Earl Raymond Moriset Solomon Lodge No. 271 Virgil S. Beavers.. . .. Fenton Lodge No. 281 Ralph H. Davis..... . . . Kirkwood Lodge No. 484 Daniel Lee Hite Ferguson Lodge No. 542 Taylor Hook Barbee Lodge No. 217 Lonnie Kelley Joplin Lodge No. 335 Ernest Lee Baumgardner Modern Lodge No. 144 Robert Emmett Keerns Mt. Washington Lodge No. 614 Farris E. Myers Ferguson Lodge No. 542 Delbert Ivan Scott Ferguson Lodge No. 542 Woodrow Wilson Admire. . Cecile-Daylight Lodge No. 305 Russell J. Rowe. . . . . . . . . Perseverance Lodge No. 92 George Robert Clift..... . . Hazelwood Lodge No. 459 Evert Leroy Love. . . . . . . . . . . .. . Pomegranate Lodge No. 95 Harold Kenneth Campbell... . Hazelwood Lodge No. 459 Robert Lee Wilson Fenton Lodge No. 281 Elmer John Rohr University Lodge No. 649 Freelon K. Hadley St. Joseph Lodge No. 78 Bruce H. Hunt Adair Lodge No. 366 Jasper Hubert Anderson Mt. Moriah Lodge No. 40 Manley Charles Vanzant. . . . . . . . . . . . Maplewood Lodge No. 566 Virgil Carl Moore Ferguson Lodge No. 542 Harry H. Carr Mt. Washington Lodge No. 614 Ralph O. Fritts Amsterdam Lodge No. 141 Ralph 1. Morgan Sedalia Lodge No. 236 Ralph Warren Robb California Lodge No. 183 J. Earl Landes Shekinah Lodge No. 256 John R. Walker Walker Lodge No. 605 Otto A. Brunkhorst Pleasant Grove Lodge No. 142 William Edward Jamieson. . . Zeredatha路 Lodge No. 189 Paul Margosian Anderson Lodge No. 621 Louis Hershel Large East Gate Lodge No. 630 Glenn V. Bulla .. ' Ancient Craft Lodge No. 377

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.. York Lodge No. 563 Canopy Lodge No. 284 Mt. Vernon Lodge No. 99 . . Maplewood Lodg~ No. 566 .St. Mark's Lodge No. 93 .St. Mark's Lodge No. 93 Gate City Lodge No. 522 . . Northeast Lodge No. 643 . Northeast Lodge No. 643 Blue Springs Lodge No. 337 . Hebron Lodge No. 354 .. Algabil Lodge No. 544 .

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Name Lodge James Travis Childress. .St. Mark's Lodge No. 93 Joseph Moore Hampton. . Monroe Lodge No. 64 Sidney Shear. . St. Louis Lodge No. 20 John Edward Adams. . . . . . . . .. Ferguson Lodge No. 542 Edgar Raphiel Davenport. . . . . .. Centralia Lodge No. 59 James Alfred Kennedy. Lodge of Light No. 257 William Osa Swanson. . . . ... Twilight Lodge No. 114 Joy L. Ortloff Carthage Lodge No. 197 Paul Olen Erwin Carthage Lodge No. 197 James Dempsey Hurst. Neosho Lodge No. 247 Edward Raymond Cox. . . . . . . . . . . . Monroe Lodge No. 64 Edwin B. Hawkins. . . Higbee Lodge No. 527 James Harold Burton. . . . Valley Park Lodge No. 629 Trueman D. Boone ... St. Mark's Lodge No. 93 William Burl Rickman .Canopy Lodge No. 284 Jack Richard Strosnider. . Pomegranate Lodge No. 95 James Ernest Blackmore Acacia Lodge No. 602 Wilbur Ronald Enns,. . Acacia Lodge No. 602 Frank V. Jones. . . . . . . . California Lodge No. 183 George Burnett Puckett. . . . . . . . . . . .. Westport Lodge No. 340 F.ay Edwin Haywood o' .. Easter Lodge No. 575 Robert Walter Crow. . Northeast Lodge No. 643 Evert L. Love Pomegranate Lodge No. 95 William Wesley Knibb Gardenville Lodge No. 655 Arthur Richard Cullor Unionville Lodge No. 210 Hazelwood Lodge No. 459 George Robert Clift Hanson E. Ware North Star Lodge No. 157 Ray Nelf. . ... St. Joseph Lodge No. 78 Abe Press Heroine Lodge No. 104 Taylor Hook Barbee Lodge No. 217 Daniel W. Krumsiek oTrilumina Lodge No. 205 Leonard Virgil Bowers United Lodge No.5 Virgil S. Beavers Fenton Lodge No. 281 Tom J. Collier Brotherhood Lodge No. 269 Lonnie Kelley Joplin Lodge No. 335 . Ernest Le'e Baumgardner Modern Lodge No. 144 Hugh H. Barden .... Ferguson Lodge No. 542 James H. SivcIls. . .. . Webster Groves Lodge No. 84 Russell J. Rowe... . Perseverance Lodge No. 92 Virgil Carl Moore............... Ferguson Lodge No. 542 Robert Joseph Fry Clarence Lodge No. 662 William H. Chapman Webster Groves Lodge No. 84 Gilbert E. Horstman Triangle Lodge No. 638 Elmer John Rohr. . University Lodge No. 649 George A. Ramey~......... . Mt. Vernon Lodge No. 99 0

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PROCEEDINGS OF THE Charles Price Woods...... . Henry Vinton Banta Thurman R. Nelson Freelon K. Hadley Bruce H. Hunt. Morris Sheeks Woodrow Wilson Admire. . . . . . . . . . William V. McCollum Manley Charles Vanzant Earl Raymond Moriset J. Earl Landes William A. Clear. . ..: John R. Walker. . Otto A. Brunkhorst Paul Margosian Louis Hershel Large. . Glenn V. Bulla Avery Wilson Griffey James Edward Knatt Walter Glenn McCain William H. Cox

Northeast Lodge No. 643 Northeast Lodge No. 643 Caruthersville Lodge No. 461 St. Joseph Lodge No. 78 Adair Lodge No. 366 Triangle Lodge No. 638 Cecile-Daylight Lodge No. 305 Solomon Lodge No. 271 . Maplewood Lodge No. 566 Solomon Lodge No. 271 Shekinah Lodge No. 256 Corinthian Lodge No. 265 Walker Lodge No. 605 Pleasant Grove Lodge No. 142 Anderson Lodge No. 621 East Gate Lodge No. 630 Ancient Craft Lodge No. 377 Maplewood Lodge No.路566 Moberly Lodge No. 344 St. Mark's Lodge No. 93 Gate City Lodge No. 522

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Roy Edwin Haywood Easter Lodge No. 575 Woodrow Wilson Admire Cecile-Daylight Lodge No. 305 Ralph Harold Davis Kirkwood Lodge No. 484 Oscar Harvey Koirtjohann.. . Hope Lodge No. 251 FreeIon K. Hadley. . St. Joseph Lodge No. 78 Charles E. Elston. . . . . .Jennings Lodge No. 640 Robert Walter Crow. . . . . . Northeast Lodge No. 643 Edwin Bennett, Jr........ . Jennings Lodge No. 640 Elmer John Rohr University Lodge No. 649 Richard L. Kieffer. . . . . . . . Maplewood Lodge No. 566 Webster Penn Clark. . . . . . Maplewood Lodge No. 566 Bruce H. Hunt. . . . . . . Adair Lodge No. 366 . Manley Charles Vanzant Maplewood Lodge No. 566 Claude W. Dunnaway.. . Versailles Lodge No. 320 Ralph 1. Morgan...... . Sedalia Lodge No. 236 Evert Leroy Love. . Pomegranate Lodge No. 95 J. Earl Landes. . Shekinah Lodge No. 256 John R. Walker. . . . . Walker Lodge No. 605 Otto A. Brunkhorst. . Pleasant Grove Lodge No. 142 Louis Ijcrshel Large. . East Gate Lodge No. 630 Glenn V. Bulla..... . Ancient Craft Lodge No. 377 William E. Jamieson Zeredatha Lodge No. 189 Paul Margosian............. . Anderson Lodge No. 621 Arthur Gene Page Mt. Vernon Lodge No. 99 Everett W. Torreyson. . . . . . Hebron Lodge No. 354 Avery, Wilson .Griffey ... . .. Maplewood Lodge No. 566 Trueman Damel Boone. . St. Mark's Lodge No. 93 Walter Glenn McCain. . St. Mark's Lodge No. 93 Walter John Hartmann Maplewood Lodge No. 566 William Arthur Bramble. . Hebron Lodge No. 354 Charles B. Myers....... . . Edina Lodge No. 291 Ernest Byron McCormick. . Anchor Lodge No. 443 William Lewis Bear York Lodge No. 563 J. Bennett Klingner.. . Gate of the Temple Lodge No. 422 William H. Cox. .. .. . Gate City Lodge No. 522 Ray V. Denslow. . . . . . Trenton Lodge No. III George T. Logeman Gate City Lodge No. 522 Leonard Virgil Bowers United Lodge No.5 REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON GRAND MASTER'S ADDRESS

M. W. Brother William J. Craig, Chairman, presented the report of the Committee on Grand Master's Address, which was adopted and is as follows: To the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge, A. F. and A. M. of Missouri: BRETHREN: Your Committee has listened with much interest to the Grand Master's address and after carefully reviewing it, report as follow: We congratulate the Grand Master on the fine administration that he has given this Grand Lodge during the past year. His record of visitations is indeed remarkable, extending to all Districts in the State and numerous formal lodge meetings, informal meetings and lodge halls inspected. Unquestionably these visitations have done this Grand Lodge and the lodges and Districts visited much good. They will long be remembered by the brethren. The Grand Master's Masonic philosophy as expressed at the beginning of his address and as brought out in his recommendations is worthy of serious consideration. While it has been the rule of this Grand Lodge that lodge funds should not be expended for extraneous purposes, yet as he points out "we each one have a personal responsibility to those around us that cannot be discharged merely by a cash donation to organized charity." The number of cornerstone ceremonies over which the Grand Master presided


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and for which dispensations were issued is evidence that these ceremonies are still valued and desired throughout the State. It is gratifying to note that the lodges over the State generally appear to be in a healthy condition and doing good work. We endorse the Grand Master's suggestions with reference to consolidation of some weaker lodges with stronger ones; we also agree that the question of increase in dues should be considered by those lodges whose dues are not sufficient to meet necessary obligations. We concur in the Grand Master's position with reference to inter-lodge visits with other jurisdictions. The recommendations made are food for serious thought and should be given careful consideration. We recommend that the section of the Grand Master's address on necrology be referred to that committee, that the portions covering the decision rendered, dispensations authorized and healing orders be referred to the Committee qn Jurisprudence and that any portion pertaining to finance be referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. Again we congratulate and commend the Grand Master for the fine administration that he has given the Fraternity, and for his zeal and untiring efforts in behalf of Freemasonry. Fraternally submitted, WM. J. CRAIG, Chairman, HAROLD L. READER, W. F. WOODRUFF, RAY V. DENSLOW, HOMER L. FERGUSON, FORREST C. DONNELL, HARRY F. SUNDERLAND,

FRANK C. BARNHILL,

JAMES W. SKELLY,

RICHARD O. RUMER,

J. M. BRADFORD,

J. M. SELLERS,

M. E. EWING,

W. W. MARTIN,

BYRNE E. BIGGER,

HARRIS

ORESTES MITCHELL, JR.,

WM. R. GENTRY.

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JOHNSTON,

REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON RELIEF AND CHARITY

R. W. Brother Claude T. Wood, Chairman, presented the report of the Committee on Relief and Charity, which was adopted and is as follows: To the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge, A. F. and A. M. of Missouri.' The Relief and Charity Committee has had a number of new cases to consider in the last twelve months, as well as reviewing the old ones. Your Committee has considered each case very carefully, and hope we have been fair and charitable in each case. There were 21 Lodges assisted and 21 individuals. The individuals consisted of fourteen men and seven widows. The following is a list of Lodges assisted and the amount of appropriations to each Lodge: Ashland Lodge No. 156, Ashland . Cecile-Daylight Lodge No. 305, Kansas City Charleston Lodge No. 407, Charleston Clinton Lodge No. 548, Clinton ... Comfort Lodge No. 533, Wheaton Eldorado Lodge No. 318, Luray . . Fellowship Lodge No. 345, Joplin . Green Ridge Lodge No. 425, Green Ridge . Ivanhoe Lodge No. 446, Kansas City . Lock Springs Lodge No. 488, Lock Springs Meridian Lodge No.2, St. Louis . Mizpah Lodge No. 639, St. Louis : .. :....... Mt. Moriah Lodge No. 40, St. Louis

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Paulville Lodge No. 319, Hurdland Pride of the West Lodge No. 179, St. Louis Richland Lodge No. 385, Richland .. Rose Hill Lodge No. 550, St. Louis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Southwest Lodge No. 466, Southwest City Waynesville Lodge No. 375, Waynesville Westgate Lodge No. 445, St. Louis . Zeredatha Lodge No. 189, St. Joseph .

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To the end that the Lodges of the State may have a .better understanding of the nature and work of the Committee on Relief and Charity we call attention to a few matters concerning the committee which we believe are not known to many . Lodges in the State. This is a GRAND LODGE committee, the members of which must all be members of the Masonic Home Board. The office of the Committee/ is at the Masonic Home. Monthly meetings of the Committee are held at the Masonic Home on the same dates as meetings of the Masonic Home Board. The funds of the Committee are provided by the Grand Lodge, by checks from the Grand Secretary. Regular forms are provided on which Lodges may make application for Relief and these forms may be had by any Lodge from the Secretary of the Committee at the Masonic Home. It is the primary function of the Committee to extend financial assistance to needy Master Masons, their wives and widows in those cases which can be handled better by extending some financial aid rather than admitting the recipient to the Masonic Home. The Committee, upon approval of an application, matches the contributions of a local Lodge to needs of a brother, his wife or widow. All applicat~ons are considered at the first Committee meeting after they are received. If you have a member in need, request an application form from the Secretary of the Committee at the Masonic Home. Do not write the Grand Secretary as that entails delay. Supply all information requested on the form and file the application with Secretary of the Committee. If the application is approved, the Secretary of the Committee will send the Secretary of your Lodge, each month while the approved need exists, a check for one half the amount which your lodge is contributing to the relief of one of your members, his wife or widow. We believe that observance of these suggestions by the Lodges will expedite the work of the Committee and will enable the Committee and your Lodges to render a greater service to those unfortunates who need our help. RespectfUlly submitted, CLAUDE T. WOOD, Chairman, ROBERT L. ARONSON, JOSEPH A. HALLEY, FRANK

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BRIGGS,

A. B. VANLANDINGHAM.

CALLED FROM LABOR

The Grand Lodge was called from labor at noon, the Grand Chaplain offering prayer.


Tuesday Afternoon 1:30 p.m.

CALLED TO LABOR

The Grand Lodge was called to labor at 1:30 p.m., Grand Chaplain Duncan offering prayer. REPORT OF BUILDING SUPERVISORY BOARD

R. W. Brother Walter J. Bublitz, Chairman, presented the report of the Building Supervisory Board, which was adopted and is as follows: To the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge, A. F. and A. M. of Missouri: BRETHREN: The Building Supervisory Board submits herewith its decisions and permissions granted to the following lodges in connection with plans for remodeling, purchasing and financing their temples and temple sites for the year 1956 and 1957 to wit:

Freedom Lodge No. 636 A. F. & A. M.-Mehlville Under date of October 4, 1956 permission was granted Freedom Lodge No. 636 to proceed with the erection of a new temple and to borrow $12,000 to be repaid on a 10-year or IS-year basis as may be arranged with mortgagee.

Bucklin Lodge No. 233 A. F. & A. M.-Bucklin Under date of January 12, 1957 permission "Was granted Bucklin Lodge No. 233 to purchase a building for the sum of $2,700.00 with the understanding that sufficient money was on hand to pay for same.

Chaffee Lodge No. 615 A. F. & A. M.-Chaffee Under date of April 26, 1957 permission was granted Chaffee Lodge No. 615 to borrow $9,500.00 to remodel their building and to repay same at the rate of $175.00 per month, which amount is obtained from a rental lease on the business portion of their building.

Clayton Lodge No. 601 A. F. & A. M.-Clayton Under date of March 22, 1957 permission was granted Clayton Lodge No. 601 to borrow $25,000.00 to complete their new temple with the understanding same was to be repaid in 5 years plus interest at 5 per cent per annum.

Linn Lodge No. 326 A. F. & A. M.-Linn Under date of May 28, 1957 permission was granted Linn Lodge No. 326 to purchase a vacant lot, on which at a later date they proposed to erect a new temple, inasmuch as they had on hand $2,000.00 to purchase said lot.

Rowley Lodge No. 204 A. F. &: A. M.-Dearborn Under date of July 26, 1957 permission was granted Rowley Lodge No. 204 to purchase a building for the sum of $2,600.00 and to borrow $1,600.00 to be repaid without interest within 5 years.

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Kennett Lodge No. 68 A. F. & A. M.-Kennett Under date of August 5, 1957 permission was granted Kennett Lodge No. 68 to purchase a building for the sum of $20,000.00 and to borrow $13,000.00 to be repaid at the rate of $1,300.00 per year without interest.

Rose Hill Lodge No. 550 A. F. & A. M.-St. Louis Correspondence was had with Rose Hill Lodge No. 550 regarding selling their present temple and contemplating the building of a new one. So far this Board has not been advised of any action taken. Numerous letters have passed between various lodges and this Board regarding their plans for purchasing new property or erecting temples, most of which were relative to procedure and possible plans of financing. Apparently there have been no violations of the By-Laws by Lodges failing to have approval before purchasing property or building new temples. Fraternally submitted, WALTER J. BUBLITZ, Chairman, J AMES BRADFORD, FRED C. HEUERMANN. REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON LODGES U.D.

Wor. Brother Grover Layne, Chairman, presented the report of the Committee on Lodges V.D., which was adopted and is as follows: To the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge, A. F. and A. M. of Missouri: BRETHREN: Your Committee on Lodges U.D., begs leave to report that there are, at present, no Lodges U.D. in the Jurisdiction of Missouri. Fraternally submitted, GROVER C. LAYNE, Chairman, W. RAYMOND, WILLIAM R. DENSLOW, BRACE E. KITCHELL. REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON NECROLOGY

Preceded by a Memorial Prayer by Grand Chaplain Duncan, and followed by a prayer by Grand Master Jayne, the report of the Committee on Necrology was presented by M. W. Brother James W. Skelly, Chairman. The report was adopted and is as follows: To the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge, A. F. and A. M. of Missouri: BRETHREN: Your Committee, charged with the solcmn duty of acquainting this Grand Lodge with the losses of faithful members during the year, reports that 2,407 have passed to their reward. Two Past Grand Masters, among the many who have given outstanding service to Freemasonry, whom we here note, had passed the Biblical age of fourscore years. Albert Sidney Lee, our distinguished senior Past Grand Master, bctter known as Bert S. Lee, on March 6, 1957, after a long illness, passed to his eternal reward in the Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri, his lifelong home. He was born in Marshfield, Missouri, October 30, 1871. He moved with his parents to Springfield in 1886, and there Brother Lee received his education in the public schools and in Drury College. He married Miss Mabel Lingsweiler, December 27, 1893, and they were parents of four sons and one daughter. Mrs. Lee died in August, 1947.


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At an early age he engaged in the railroad tie路 business as vice-president and of the Hobart-Lee Tie Company, and later was president of the Springfield Warehouse .and Transfer Company. Most Worshipful Brother Lee was raised in Sparta Lodge No. 296, Sparta, Missouri, March 31, 1893, and affiliated with Gate of the Temple Lodge No. 422, February 14, 1895. He served as Master of that Lodge in 1899, 1900 and 1907. He was a member of all York Rite Bodies, the Shrine, the Scottish Rite, and other civic and fraternal organizations. He was District Lecturer of the 45th District from 1901 to 1912, when he was appointed Grand Pursuivant in the Grand Lodge line. He was advanced regularly and was elected Grand Master, October, 1922. He was High Priest of Vincil Chapter No. 110, Royal Arch Masons, in 1901 and 1908, and was elected Grand High Priest of the Grand Chapter in 1921. He was Illustrious Master of Zabud Council No. 25, Royal and Select Masters, in 1905, 1906 and 1907, and was elected Most Illustrious Grand Master of the Grand Council, April, 1910, and was General Grand Master of the General Grand Council, 19241927. He was Eminent Commander of St. Johns Commandery No. 20, Knights Templar in 1902, and was Right Eminent Grand Commander of the Grand Commandery in 1911. He was the last Freemason in Missouri who had presided over all four Grand Bodies. His administration as Grand Masetr was marked by vigorous action, and included many noteworthy accomplishments. He laid seven cornerstones, dedicated five buildings, rendered seventeen decisions, inaugurated a plan to raise Missouri's share of funds for the George Washington National Memorial, and was elected vicepresident of the Association, an office he held for many years. He was a member of the Board of Stewards of St. Paul Methodist Church, for more than fifty years, and was president of the Young Men's Christian Association in Springfield, when its first building was constructed. He retired from the Board of Trustees of Drury College in 1955, the oldest member both in age and service. Funeral services were held March 9, 1957, in St. Paul Meth9dist Church, after which all that was mortal of our beloved Brother was laid to rest in Maple Park路 Cemetery. Thus was brought to a close the career of a man of noble ancestry and noble deeds. Anthony Francis Ittner, Past Grand Master. On Monday, July 15, 1957, the sad news came that on that day, Most Worshipful Brother Ittner had passed away. 'He had been infirm for several years, the last being spent in a rest home near Festus, Missouri. Brother Ittner was born at Berlin Heights, Erie County, Ohio, November 23, 1872. He came to 51. Louis with his father, who was in the contracting business, when but four years of age. He attended the public schools in St. Louis, and Washington University, from which he was graduated in the academic department in 1895, and from the law department in 1897. He engaged in the practice of law until 1898, when following the outbreak of the Spanish-American War, he enlisted in the First Missouri Volunteer Infantry, and served as sergeant until mustered out, when he returned to St. Louis and resumed the practice of law. After several years, he was elected and served a term in the House of Delegates in St. Louis, and later became successively Police Judge and Circuit Judge. He was married March 20, 1911, to Miss Maud Ruth Flickner, who died June 12, 1951. One daughter, Mrs. Oscar H. Fager, survives. Most Worshipful Brother Ittner was raised in Missouri Lodge No.1, September 26, 1900. He served his Lodge as Master in 1908, and as Secretary from 1909 to 1920. He was a member of all York Rite Bodies, the Shrine, Alhambra Grotto which was brought to St. Louis largely through his efforts, the Odd Fellows, the Scottish Rite, and other organizations. In 1911 he was appointed District Lecturer of the 33d Masonic District, and tre~~urer


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District Deputy Grand Master in 1913. In 1918 he was appointed Grand Pursuivant, and was elected Grand Master, October 26, 1927. He was appointed Grand Lecturer in 1934, and served until 1951, when he retired by reason of ill health. Needless to say, he was well versed in the ritual. Perhaps the most noteworthy accomplishment of his administration as Grand Master was the raising of the $25,000.00 special fund for the George Washington Masonic National Memorial Association, which he brought to a successful conclusion in spite of many obstacles. He was for years a Director of the Association. Funeral services were conducted by the Grand Lodge, Most WorshipfUl Brother James M. Bradford, Past Grand Master presiding, at the Kron Chapel in St. Louis, Thursday, July 18, 1957, after which our Brother was laid to rest in Valhalla Chapel of Memories. Emmett Lane Robison, Grand Chaplain. Doctor Robison, senior Grand Chaplain of the Grand Lodge, died in St. Joseph, Missouri, January IS, 1957. He was born July 22, 1867, in Kingston, Indiana, and had almost reached the advanced age of 90 years. He had been Grand Chaplain since 1927, and a member of the Committee of Necrology since 1949. He was Grand Chaplain emeritus of the Grand Royal Arch Chapter, the Grand Council of Royal and Select Masters, the Grand Commandery, and was a thirty-third degree Scottish Rite Mason. He had been a minister of the Methodist Church 66 years. Leo Henry Johnson, Past Grand Senior Deacon. Brother Johnson, a prominent lawyer of Neosho, Missouri, died at the family home in that city, November 23, 1956, after a lingering illness. He was appointed Grand Pursuivant in 1934, and advanced to Grand Senior Deacon, but declined advancement in 1951, due to press of other duties. He was Grand Commander of the Grand Commandery in 1939. NECROLOGY

ALBERTA: M. W. Brother George H. Ellis, Past Grand Master, died April 4, 1957. ARKANSAS: M. W. Brother A. B. Arbaugh, Past Grand Master, died October 16, 1957. BRITISH COLUMBIA: M. W. Brother Dr. J. G. Brown, Past Grand Master, died October 15, 1956; M. W. Brother William Menzies, Past Grand Master. died May 14, 1957. COLORADO: M. W. Brother William M. Nelson, Past Grand Master, died February 13, 1957. DELAWARE: M. W. Brother J. Wallace Woodford, Past Grand Master, died August 4, 1957. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: M. W. Brother Marvin Farrington. Past Grand Master, died January 23, 1957; M. W. Brother Carl H. Claudy, Past Grand Master, died May 27, 1957. GEORGIA: M. W. Brother Jach Arnold, Past Grand Master, died July 29, 1957. IDAHO: M. W. Brother Fred G. Mock, Past Grand Master, died October 2, 1956. INDIANA: M. W. Brother Claude M. Jacoby, Past Grand Master, died November 21, 1956. IOWA: M. W. Brother Charles R. Hays. Past Grand Master, died September 19, 1956; M. W. Brother Ernest R. Moore, Past Grand Master, died March 4, 1957; M. W. Brother William L. Perkins, Past Grand Master, died August 12, 1957. ISRAEL: M. W. Brother Abraham Shaoni, Past Grand Master, died December 11, 1956; M. W. Brother Asher Koch, Past Grand Master, died December 31, 1956. KANSAS: M. W. Brother Elmer Franklin Strain, Past Grand Master, Past Grand Secretary, died October 5, 1956. KENTUCKY: M. W. Brother Joseph Hedges Ewalt, Past Grand Master, died January 4, 1957, at the great age of 91 years. He was the senior past presiding officer of all four Grand York Rite Bodies in Kentucky. some of whose Grand


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annual meetings he had attended no less than 69 years; M. W. Brother Hebbert Henderson, Past Grand Master, died February 23, 1957. LOUISIANA: M. W. Brother Benjamin Y. Wolf, Past Grand Master, died September 11, 1957. MAINE: M. W. Brother Granville Chase Gray, Past Grand Master, died September 2, 1956. MANITOBA: M. W. Brother James Ferguson Irwin, Past Grand Master, died December 15, 1956; M. W. Albert Livingstone Crossin, Past Grand Master, died October 19, 1956. MISSISSIPPI: M. W. Brother Thomas Edward Pegram, Past Grand Master, died July 28, 1957; M. W. Brother Simon H. Ruhel, Past Grand Master, died October 30, 1956. MONTANA: M. W. Brother Herbert F. Hosfeld, Past Grand Master, died September 22, 1956; M. W. Brother Lloyd N. Jeffries, Past Grand Master, died June 4, 1957. NEBRASKA: M. W. Brother Virgil R. Johnson, Past Grand Master, died August 7, 1956. NEVADA: M. W. Brother Leslie M. Sanford, Past Grand Master, died January 12, 1956. NORTH CAROUNA: M. W. Brother James Walker Payne, Past Grand Master, died September 18, 1956; M. W. Brother Edgar Walter Timberlake, Past Grand Master, died January 19, 1957; M. W. Brother Herbert Claude Alexander, Past Grand Master, died May 1, 1957. NORTH DAKOTA: M. W. Brother Henry W. Gill, Past Grand Master, died August 13, 1957; M. W. Brother Harlow Leslie Walster, Past Grand Master, died October 7, 1957. OHIO: M. W. Brother Harry E. Schramm, Past Grand Master, died September 19, 1956. OKLAHOMA: M. W. Brother Samuel Wilson Hogan, Past Grand Master, died June 21,1957. QUEBEC: M. W. Brother Walter Russell, Grand Master, died April 12, 1957. RHODE ISLAND: M. W. Brother Charles Winsor Littlefield, Past Grand Master, died February 2, 1957; M. W. Brother James Alexander Tillinghast, Past Grand Master, died April 13, 1957; R. W. Brother Nelson Arthur Hyland, Grand Secretary, died July 8, 1957. SASKATCHEWAN: M. W. Brother Charles Pelham Moore, Past Grand Master, died September 14, 1956. SOUTH CAROLINA: M. W. Brother Joseph Bell Hyde, Past Grand Master. died November 5, 1956. SOUTH DAKOTA: M. W. Brother Theodore N. Engel, Sr., Past Grand Master, died March 26, 1957; M. W. Brother John R. Rutnewsky, Past Grand Master, died May 30, 1957. TEXAS: M. W. Brother Dr. Alonzo Alverly Ross, Past Grand Master, died September 24, 1957. WASHINGTON: M. W. Brother Asa Hubert Hankerson, Past Grand Master, died November 14, 1956. WEST VIRGINIA: M. W. Brother Delbert Thomas Robinson, Past Grand Master, died June 21,1957. WYOMING: M. W. Brother O. H. Jacobson, Past Grand Master, died January 26, 1957; M. W. Brother T. Blake Kennedy, Past Grand Master, died May 2, 1957; Rt. W. Brother James Crew Reynolds, Senior Grand Warden, died August 3, 1957. UNITED GRAND LODGE OF GERMANY: M. W. Brother Heinrich Hopker, Past Grand Master, died 1956. Grieve not because a little while Our loved ones tread a greener sod,


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For soon we too, shall see their smile And with them touch the hand of God. Fraternally submitted, JAMES W. SKELLY, Chairman, SAMUEL THURMAN.

REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON CHARTERED LODGES

R. W. Brother Robert Lee Barger, Chairman, presented the report of the Committee on Chartered Lodges, which was adopted and is as follows: To the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge, A. F. and A. M. of Missouri: BRETHREN: After due consideration of the Chartered Lodges, your Committee begs to submit the following report: Total adjusted net membership in 1956 Plus 1957 Additions: Raised Affiliated .. . ........ Reinstated

123,825 3,603 587 1,418 5,608

Less Total Number Dimitted Deaths Suspended--N.P.D. Suspended--U.M.C. Expelled

669 2,407 2,004 3 6 5,089

Net Gain in 1957 ....

519

Total Membership 6-30-1957

124,344 COMMENTS

We are pleased to find that all Lodges have filed their returns with the Grand Secretary's Office, although it was necessary that a few be written several times before compliance was received. We respectfully recommend that Secretaries, especially those newly installed, make themselves better informed with Grand Lodge By-Laws, and especially the law relating to automatic suspension and the remission of Masonic Home Initiation Fees a!1d George Washington Memorial Fund Fees. It is interesting to note that Missouri has 14 lodges with a membership of more than 1000 each. We note that the net loss of these 14 lodges was approximately 200. Only 4 of this 14 showed a gain, while 10 showed a loss. IN CONCLUSION It will be noted that the net gain in membership for this year is slightly less than the previous year and also less than for several years of the immediate past. We do not think this tendency is at all alanning. Freemasonry, of course, is more interested in quality than quantity. We desire to congratulate the leaders and workers of the Craft in Missouri for their faithfulness, efficiency and loyalty to the ideals of our time honored Institution with the sincere opinion that our present day efforts will continue to bear fruit for a more prosperous and acceptable future for Freemasonry throughout the world. Fraternally submitted, R. L. BARGER, Chairman.


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REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON PROGRAM FOR DISTRICT MEETINGS

R. W. Brother Harold O. Grauel presented the report of the Committee on Program for District Meetings, which was adopted and is as follows: To the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge, A. F. and A. M. of Missouri: BRETHREN: Your Committee on Programs for District Administrative Meetings is pleased to report that, according to information received by it, meetings were held in most of the districts during the past year. Excessive rain, snow, sleet, hail and wind caused the cancellations of some meetings. At least three of the District Deputy Grand Masters visited each lodge under his jurisdiction after the weather had prevented travel on the nights set for the district meetings. The Brethren of Districts 33a and 33b have many opportunities to discuss administrative problems during sessions of the Lodge of Instruction. Several of the District Deputy Grand Masters wished to discuss the revision of the By-Laws, but the committee in charge of the revision did not have copies in print in time for use during district meetings. . . Your Chairman prepared a mimeograph pamphlet which he gave to each of the District Deputy Grand Masters during the annual meeting in Jefferson City in November, 1956. He is pleased to report that 37 of these were returned to him. As an experiment, this was very successful and he. suggests that a modified form of this report be used in future years. Herewith is an example which was returned from the Second Masonic District. Page 1 ADMINISTRATIVE MEETING OF THE 2ND MASONIC DISTRICT Place of meeting, Kirksville. Date of meeting, January 29, 1957. Grand Lodge Line Officer (s) present: Name (s) Harold M. Jayne, Grand Master, Bruce H. Hunt, Sr. Grand Deacon, Homer Ferguson, Past Grand Ma!!ter. Dinner meeting (check one) yes .... No (X) By show of hands, determine how many Master Masons are on the mailing list of The Freemason. 6. How many Lodges in the District are using the Candidate Booklets? 2. Total of all Lodge members present at the meeting, 48. (Signed) R. W. Cecil H. Darr, District Deputy Grand Master. Attached to the first page were sheets on which was written the following information, a separate report for each lodge represented at the district meeting. Page 2 of the second Masonic District report reads: Number-lOS Kirksville Lodge Present: W. M. (X), S. W. (X), J. W. (X) (Check) Number of other officers of the Lodge present, 5. Number of other Master Masons present, 7. Total present, 15. Number-168 Colony Lodge Present: W. M. (X), s. W. (X), J. W. (X) (Check) Number of other officers of the Lodge present, 2. Number of other Master Masons present ... Total present, 4. These thirty-seven reports include the statistics for three hundred fifty-three lodges, eighty-two of which were notified but sent no representative to. the district meeting, neither officer 1}0r member. These thirty-seven District Deputy Grand Masters report a total of one hundred eighty-three Worshipful Masters, one hundred thirty-seven Senior 'Vardens, one hundred twelve Junior Wardens, and three hundred other officers. The reports indicate that a total of two thousand, one hundred and seventy-seven Master Masons attended these thirty-seven district


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meetings. The questionnaires give the names of eight Grand Lodge Line officers who were present at one or more meetings. One notes that the Grand Master's visitations include several district meetings. The mimeographed booklet bore this question: "By a show of hands, determine how many Master Masons present are on the mailing list for The Freemason. It is somewhat discouraging to note that approximately one-third of those especially interested in the fraternity, one may presume that all who attend district meetings have more than an average interest, receive a copy of the Masonic publication, The Freemason. Another question on page one reads: "How many Lodges in the district are using the Candidate Booklets?" The total response was one hundred and ninety-three of the two hundred seventy-one Lodges represented use the Candidate Booklets, or fewer than' two thirds. It would be well if the Committee on Masonic Education, cooperating with the Chairman of the Committee on Programs for District Administrative meetings, would accept as a part of its service the preparation and printing of a suggested outline of topics to be discussed among the Brethren. It is a pleasure to report that most of the District Deputy Grand Masters are responsive, only a few are indifferent. The position of representing the Grand Master in the district is one of the most important appointments in our fraternity and should be so regarded by all who of their own free will and accord accept the challenge. Signed HAROLD O. GRAUEL, Chairman, BRUCE H. HUNT, RENICK JAMES, ROBERT H. MANN, HAROLD

L.

READER.

RESOLUTION RE DEMOLAY

R. W. Brother Francis E. Howard presented the following resolution Re DeMolay which was adopted: To the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge, A. F. and A. M. of Missouri: BE IT RESOLVED:

That this Grand Lodge expresses its commendation and congratulations to the Order of DeMolay upon the splendid work it is doing in building character and wholesome attitudes among young men whom it serves, which work seems so important in these days of nationwide concern with the increase in juvenile delinquency. FRANK P. BRIGGS, CLAUDE T. WOOD, H. O. GRAUEL, BRUCE H. HUNT, MORRIS

L.

WOLFF,

GEORGE CARR, ELMER W. WAGNER,

H. G.

DILLER,

L.

HARRY C. PLOETZE,

ROBERT

ORVILLE DEILEY,

RALPH

EARL G. MEEK,

ROBERT F. JOHNSON, JR. HARRY F. SUNDERLAND,

HENRY W. Fox,

V.

ARONSON, WILSON,

FORREST C. DONNELL,

HARRY H. BALSIGER,

J. M. SELLERS,

GEORGE F. MORRISON,

RICHARD O. RUMER,

A. B. VANLANDINGHAM,

L.

G. C. MARQUIS,

MARSHALL HOLLENBECK,

WM.

B.

MASSEY,

R. H. KERR, FRANCIS E. HOWARD,

J. M. BRADFORD, ORESTES MITCHELL, JR.


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REPORT OF MISSOURI LODGE OF RESEARCH

R. W. Brother Bruce H. Hunt, Worshipful Master, pr,esented the report of the Missouri Lodge of Research,whichwas adopted and is as follows: To the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge, A. F. and A. M. of Missouri: BRETHREN: Although Missouri Lodge of Research is a regularly chartered lodge of the Grand Lodge of Missouri, it is not empowered to perform all of the functions of other chartered lodges. It does not confer degrees, hold stated communications with the frequency of other lodges nor does it make annual returns in the same manner prescribed for other lodges. Hence, a report is made directly to the Grand Lodge while in annual communication. The past year was filled with intense and varied activities. Almost from the very beginning of Missouri Lodge of Research it has been the goal of its officers to pass the one thousand mark in membership. The present officers were no exception. They, too, hoped to crash the one thousand barrier. The good name it has earned, coupled with the efforts made in preceding years, brought the membership total nearer and nearer to this goal. Now, we are happy to report that this ambition has at last become a reality, and that the membership now stands well above one thousand. It is our hope that this figure represents only a plateau in its growth, and that the membership may continue to increase in proportion to the lodge's usefulness and service to the Craft. During the year many valuable publications were sent to the members. These included the Grand Master's address to the Grand Lodge, a copy of the Masonic World, the annual report of the Masonic Home, the story of the Holy Royal Arch Knight TemplarPriests, a directory of the membership, as well as the transactions of the lodge itself, a volume entitled "Years of Service" and another, "History of Freemasonry in Saline County," written by M. W. Bro. Frank C. Barnhill. The transactions contained the book, "Freemasonry and the American Indian," written by R. W. William R. Denslow. It is a masterpiece on the subject indicated by the title, and may well become a collector's item due to the limited number published. Those who preserve the various publications of the lodge over a period of years are establishing the foundation of a valuable and comprehensive Masonic Library. The usual mid-year communication of the lodge was held in Columbia, Mo., April 22, 1957. Although not a time consuming meeting, the semi-annual com-' munication was characterized by a breakfast and an interesting program. The principal speaker was W. Bro. Roy D. Williams of Boonville, well-known for his interest in history and his enthusiasm for Freemasonry. Judge Williams verbally reconducted the brethren to their meeting place in Columbia by going back to the early days of Missouri and mentally traversing the several little known trails leading into it. He pointed out objects of interest along the way, and made them vividly alive and real.' Again we express our thanks to Brother Williams for his contribution to our Columbia meeting and assure him that each brother present left the meeting with a greater knowledge of his immediate surroundings. No Missouri Lodge of Research report would be complete without an accounting of its library. The library has been housed in the Jackson County Public Library, located in Independence, Missouri. In 1954 the lodge accepted the very generous offer of one of its Past Masters, M. W. Brother Harry S. Truman, to transfer the library and other items of interest to the Harry S. Truman Library when completed. The lodge stipulated that the transfer should be made under the same terms and agreements which were then in force and effect with the Jackson County Public Library. Following the formal dedication of the Harry S. Truman Library on July 6, 1957, R. W.路 Brothers Martin B. Dickinson and R. Jasper Smith were appointed to prepare the required agreement. After considerable discussion and conferences


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between the committee and the archivists representing the United States Government the agreement was prepared, signed by the WorshipfUl Master; Senior and Junior Wardens of Missouri Lodge of Research and submitted to Dr. Philip Brooks, United States Archivist in charge of the Harry S. Truman Libr~ry. Dr. Brooks transmitted the agreement to the office of the United States Archivist in Washington. D. C., who formally signed the agreement and returned copies thereof to him. Therefore, it is my happy privilege to report to you that all of the necessary legal details have been worked out for the long awaited removal of our library to the Harry S. Truman Library. Dr. Brooks advised us that it would be several weeks before his staff would be ready to receive the books and other items. You may be assured that the removal will be made as soon as possible. When placed in the new, and we believe permanent, home the library and other mementoes will be given the best possible protection and care. The collection will be viewed annually by thousands upon thousands of people, representing every color, race and creed, and Freemasonry will be displayed before them in a favorable light. Forthcoming publications are always of interest. The book-length feature of the 1957 transactions of the lodge is now in the hands of the printer. It will be the first of a series of books containing a type of "Who's Who of Freemasonry." The volumes will contain some ten thousand names of famous Freemasons, together with short biographical sketches of each. Never before has anything of this nature been published so completely, and w~ believe it will prove a valuable addition to any Masonic library. It is the purpose of Missouri Lodge of Research to do whatsoever it can to serve Freemasonry. Its prime objective is to place accurate Masonic printed material in the hands of all those who desire it by becoming its members. In many instances the Grand Lodge has aided the lodge financially to prepare and preserve material which it considered important to the Craft. For this as well as its confidence in the work we are attempting to do we express our sincere thanks. RespectfUlly submitted, BRUCE H. HUNT, Worshipful Master. RESOLUTION RE PAINTING OF PAST GRAND MASTER HARRY S. TRUMAN

R. W. Brother Bruce H. Hunt presented the following resolution re the Painting of Past Grand Master Harry S. Truman, which was adopted: To the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge, A. F. and A. M. of Missouri: BRETHREN: We, the undersigned, members of the Grand Lodge, A. F. & A. M. of Missouri. desire to make the following resolution: Whereas, the Grand Lodge of Missouri received from Past Grand Master Harry S. Truman the oil painting by Greta Kempton of Most Worsbipful Brother Truman in his Masonic dress as Grand Master; And, whereas, the Grand Lodge has no suitable place in which to display tbe painting. which now hangs in the Grand Master's private office where it can be viewed by only a limited number of people; And. whereas, Missouri Lodge of Research has a contract ,~ith the Archivist of the United States Government to place its library and other mementoes in the Harry S. Truman Library where they wiII be preserved and protected by the United States Government; And. whereas, Most W'orshipful Brother Truman and the Archivist are agreeable to including the painting in the contract, so that it will be given prominent display in the Harry S. Truman Library; Now, therefore, be it resolved: That the Grand Lodge of Missouri transfer the


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custody of said painting to Missouri Lodge of Research so that it can be placed in the Harry S. Truman Library with its collection and under its contract. RespectfUlly submitted, HAROLD M. JAYNE ORESTES MITCHELL, JR., Charity No. 331 HAROLD O. GRAUEL, St. Mark's No. 93 W. H. UTZ, JR. BRACE E. KITCHELL, Maplewood No. 566 HARRY F. SUNDERLAND RUSSELL E. MURRAY LESTER M. HECKMAN BRUCE H. HUNT, Adair Lodge No. 366 M. E. EWING, Pleasant Lodge No. 160 FRED H. KNIGHT, Gate City No. 522 ROBERT Y. GOGGIN, Gate City No. 522 FREELON K. HADLEY, St. Joseph No. 78 FRANK C. BARNHILL, P.G.M. RAY V. DENSLOW, P.G.M. REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON BOARDS OF RELIEF

R. W. Brother Elmer Wagner presented the report of the committee on Boards of Relief, which was adopted and is as follows: To the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge, A. F. and A. M. of Missouri: Your Committee on Boards of Relief has received reports from the Boards of Relief in Kansas City, St. Joseph, Columbia, Springfield, St. Louis and St. Louis County, and of the Masonic Employment Bureau of St. Louis and St. Louis County. After a careful reading of these reports we desire to submit the following: Kansas City. The Board has continued to render assistance to transients, and during the year arranged funerals for 12 members of Lodges outside of Kansas City. The financial statement in substance is as follows: Bank Balance Received from Received from Received from

June 30, 1956 (Union National Bank) member lodges Arizona Lodge No. I Kansas City Lodge No. 220 for Telegram

$ 3,727.67

1,655.00 50.00 3.15 $ 5,435.82

DISBURSEMENTS Fraternal assistance outside of Missouri Miscellaneous expenses Secretary Salary

.

$

. .

80.00 58.30 1,200.00 $ 1,338.30

Bank Balance June 30, 1957 (Union National Bank)

$ 4,097.52

The Board gave assistance as required, with information, arrangements and investigations. A total of 2,822 services, of which we note 2,752 telephone calls, the other 70 cases including letters, telegrams and funeral arrangements. Vernie G. Fisher is Secretary-Treasurer of the Board. St. Joseph. The Board serves the five Lodges in St. Joseph, and Saxton Lodge No. 508 in Buchanan County. During the year arrangements were made for eight funerals for transients, which were itemized, or members of Lodges outside of St. Joseph. As in former years the Board continues its membership in the Masonic Relief Association of the United States and Canada. The Board received a number of requests for information as to location of


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Lodges, and requests for Masonic courtesies, all of which were complied with, and continued its efforts to publicize the loss of dues receipt cards. There have been no calls for financial relief. The financial statement in substance is as follows: Bank Balance, August 31, 1956 ....

$

666.64

RECEIPTS

Interest Reimbursements

.

11.46 53.80

.

$

731.90

DISBURSEMENTS

Miscellaneous operating expenses

94.64

Bank Balance, August 31, 1957

.

$

637.26

Orestes Mitchell, Jr., is President, Walter N. Guymon is Vice President, Herbert H. Powell is Treasurer, and Paul Priestley is Secretary. Columbia. The Board serves the two Lodges in Columbia, Twilight No. 114 and Acacia No. 602. During the year there were no calls for relief, hence no disbursements. The financial statement is as follows: Balance on hand, bank deposits . One share, Boone National Savings and Loan Association

.

Balance on hand, August 1, 1957

$

135.43 100.00

$

235.43

John F. Hinderks is. President, and Geral T. War is Secretary. Springfield. The Board serves the three Lodges in Springfield. The Board performed several Masonic courtesies, but had no calls for financial relief. The Board arranged funerals for six transients, which were itemized. The financial statement is as follows: Balance in Checking Account July I, 1956 (Union National Bank)

$

428.83

RECEIPTS

Interest

2~%

on $500 U. S. Government Bond No. 18310L

12.50 $

441.33

DISBURSEMENTS

Warrant No. 189 dated June 29, 1956 payable to Joel C. Berry, for telegrams and telephone calls (This warrant was not listed as outstanding in 1956 report.)

11.60

.

Balance in Checking Account June 30, 1957 (Union Natl. Bank) $500 U. S. Government Bond No. 18310L bearing 2~% interest in the possession of the Treasurer

$

429.73 500.00

$

929.73

Homer E. Spencer is President, and R. L. Wilcox is Secretary. St. Louis and St. Louis County. The Board was called on to judge the merits of 336 cases. Investigations covered a broad field-3 clandestine, 1 expelled, 5 known frauds, 10 reported lost receipts, 2 defunct lodges, I person reported missing, 14 persons unable to establish Masonic affiliation, 16 applicants residing outside the jurisdiction of this Board, 3 suspended, 8 unworthy ~ases, 7 requests withdrawn, 22 visits to hospital, 98 investigations made for St. Louis Lodges, 92 worthy cases, 17 carried


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over from the previous year, 37 Masonic Burial services conducted by the St. Louis and St. Louis County Lodges. The Board transferred its account and safe deposit box froin the First National Bank in St. Louis to the Tower Grove Bank and Trust Company for convenience. The financial statement in substance is as follows: Balance in Bank and Petty Cash, June 30, 1956

$ 1,436.89

RECEIPTS

$

Donations . Initiations Interest on U. S. Savings Bonds Refunds

71.00 3,995.00 41.40 503.68 4,611.08

$ 6,047.97 DISBURSEMENTS

............... $ 122.57 Flowers for funerals Office rent and supplies 497.06 President's expense 400.00 Refund to Grand Lodge Iowa Charity Fund 105.00 Relief . 702.00 Safe Deposit box rental 4.95 Salaries . 1,778.46 168.31 Social Security and withholding tax Telephone and Telegrams 556.37 Miscellaneous 18.80

$ 4,353.52 $ ) ,694.4.5

Balance in Bank and Petty Cash on hand, June 30, ] 957 RECAPITULATION

Moneys Moneys Moneys Moneys Moneys

invested in 3 series K bonds at $500 each . invested in 4 series F Bonds at $1,000 each property of Grand Lodge Iowa Charity Fund property of the Board in petty cash account

. $ 1,500.00 4,000.00 327.50 1,308.78 58.17 $ 7,194.45

Herman Linck is President of the Board and Lendall M. Anderson is Secretary. Mrs. Jeanette Johnson, daughter of our late Brother Andrew J. O'Reilly, is in charge of the office which is at her home, 3872 Hartford Street, where 24 hour service is given. The Masonic Employment Bureau of St. Louis and St. Louis County. Placements made by the Employment Bureau during the year are as follows: 68 Master Masons, 3 widows, 20 wives, 23 daughters, 13 sons, 10 sisters, 2 Eastern Stars, 1 DeMolay and 89 non-affiliates. By non-affiliates we mean sons of Master Masons who have reached their majority and other relatives. This makes a total of 229 placements, which is a decrease of 90 placements over the previous year. As stated in previous reports, the efforts of this Bureau are devoted primarily to securing positions for unemployed Master Masons, their wives, widows, sons, daughters and dependent members of their immediate families. In order to maintain the Bureau's reputation with the employer as a dependable source of supply for honest and efficient help in all categories, positions are sometimes filled by non-affiliates when no qualified Master Mason or affiliate is available, but only in such cases. The financial statement in substance is as follows:


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Balance in Bank, June 30, 1956 Cash received (Per Capita Tax) Cash transferred from Investment Fund

.

$

.

634.47 9,45'9.60 2,351.88

$12,445.95 DISBURSEMENTS

Salaries . Social Security Telephone Postage Printing. Stationery and Supplies Rent Auto Insurance . Organizations . Miscellaneous Time Deposit Certificate (Purchase)

.

$ 7,380.00

. ..

156.84 549.65 113.06 59.46 834.00 420.00 133.53 65.00 386.97 2,000.00

. . . . .

$12,098.51 Balance in Bank (Regular Fund) , June 30, 1957 Investments: Time Deposit (Roosevelt Federal) .... Three $500.00 U. S. Government Bonds

$

347.44

$ 1,000.00 1,500.00 $ 2,500.00

Total Balance in Bank and Investments

$ 2,847.44

The accomplishments of the Bureau cannot be measured in dollars and cents, as each year a number of the Brethren, and in some cases their immediate survivors, are spared the humility of becoming a burden to the Fraternity. We feel a Fraternal need. has been accomplished, and earnestly solicit a continuance of the confidence, loyalty and respect the Grand Lodge has always held for this great institution of Freemasonry, a most practical agency. Chester W. Cook, Director, and Arthur H. Zahnweh, President. . Respectfully submitted, ELMER WAGNER, Chairman, W. F. WOODRUFF, JAMES W. SKELLY.

PRESENTATION OF GAVELS

R. W. Brother R. Jasper Smith presented three gavels to the Grand Lodge, a gift to the Grand Lodge from Brother Elmer L. Doane, bailiff in Judge Smith's Federal Court, said gavels made from tree grown on Brother Doane's ÂŁann. These gavels are to be used by the Grand Officers, and were graciously accepted by Grand Master Jayne, who thanked Brother Doane through Brother Smith for this very thoughtful and useful gift. CALLED FROM LABOR

At 3:45 p.m., the Grand Lodge was called from labor, the Grand Chaplain offering prayer. '


Tuesday Evening September 24, 1957, 7:30 P.M.

Organ Recital OSCAR JOST Organist Scottish Rite Temple CALLED TO LABOR

The Grand Lodge was called to Labor at 8:00 p.m., Grand Chaplain Franke offering prayer. REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON REVISION OF BY-LAWS

M. W. Brother Orestes Mitchell, Jr., Chairman, presented the report of the Committee on Revision of By-Laws. This report was given very careful consideration, section by section, R. W. Brother Jasper Smith, R. W. Brother Martin Dickinson, and M. W. Brother Rumer, in addition to M. W. Brother Mitchell, presenting sections of the report. CALLED FROM LABOR

At 10:30 p.m., the Grand Lodge was called from Labor, the Grand Chaplain offering prayer.

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CALLED TO LABOR

The Grand Lodge was called to Labor at 9:00 a.m., Grand Secretary Reader offering prayer. REPORT OF COMMInEE ON APPEALS AND GRIEYANCES

Brother H. C. Hoffman presented the report of the Committee on Appeals and Grievances which was adopted and is as follows:

To the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge, A. F. and A. M. of Missouri: BRETHREN: Only one matter was before the Committee on Appeals and Grievances: to wit, the application of Frank E. King to be restored to good Masonic standing. The Committee found it was not supplied with adequate information concerning t~e applicant and called upon representatives of . Monett Lodge No. 129 and Barry Lodge No. 367 of Washburn, Mo. for additional information and the Committee obtained further information from F. E. Williams, Secretary of Monett Lodge No. 129, supplementing the recommendation of that Lodge by communication to the Grand Secretary dated May 21, 1957, which information is as follows: Frank E. King was a member of Seligman Lodge No. 517. About 30 years ago, this man moved to Amarillo, Texas, and was employed on the Police Force. He served on the Police Force of that city until he was required to retire on a pension approximately a year ago, at which time he moved with his wife to Monett, Mo., where he is now employed on the Police Force. During the time that he lived at Amarillo, Mr. King's father lived in Missouri and paid his dues to Seligman Lodge No. 517, but due to the advanced age of his father, he neglected to pay the son's dues and he was suspended for non-payment of dues in Seligman Lodge No. 517 on June 27, 1929. The charter of Seligman Lodge was arrested in 1941, hence this petition to the Grand Lodge to be restored to good Masonic standing. The applicant has tendered the required dues. The Committee is satisfied that Frank E. King is worthy and recommend that his petition for restoration to good Masonic standing be approved. Respectfully submitted, HERBERT C. HOFFMAN, Acting .Chairman, RALPH V. WILSON, MARVIN E. BOISSEAU. CONTINUATION OF REPORT OF REVISION COMMITTEE

Members of the Revision Committee continued presentation of the report. ELECTION OF omCERS

The Tellers appointed by Grand Master Jayne were announced, and the following officers were elected for 1957-1958: ~

Frank P. Briggs Robert L. Aronson

.M. W. Grand Master

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Harold O. GraueL Bruce H. Hunt. W. H. Utz, Jr Harold L. Reader

R. W. Senior Grand Warden R. W. Junior Grand Warden R. W. Grand Treasurer R. W. Grand Secretary

ELECTION OF DIRECTORS OF THE MASONIC HOME

For term ending 1961: Richard O. Rumer Dewey Routh BROTHER OSCAR JOST, ORGANIST, COMPLIMENTED

Grand Master Jayne complimented Brother Jost on his excellent service as organist, and the brethren applauded heartily. REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON MASONIC TEMPLE ASSOCIATION

R. W. Brother Elmer Wagner, Chairman, presented the report of the Committee on Masonic Temple Association which was adopted, and is as follows: To the Most WorshiPful Gmnd Lodge, A. F. and A. MJ. of Missouri: On January 20, 1957, the Chairman of your Committee was elected to the Board of Directors of the Masonic Temple Association of St. Louis and was appointed a member of the Finance Committee by the President of the Board for the ensuing year. Being a member of the Finance Committee, I reviewed the annual audit which was prepared by a Certified Public Accounting firm in St. Louis covering the books of the Association from June 30, 1956 to June 30, 1957, and find all the work contracted for and all bills paid in full and a balance on hand. The principal amount owing on the parking lot as of June 30, 1956 was $65,000.00. During this fiscal year $9,000.00 was paid on account of principal out of the net proceeds from the parking lot revenue, thereby leaving balance due of $56,000.00 as of June 30, 1957. Fraternally yours, ELMER W. WAGNER,

Chairman. REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON MASONIC EDUCATION

M. W. Brother B. E. Bigger, Chairman, presented the report of the Committee on Masonic Education, which was adopted and is as follows: To the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge, A. F. and A. M. of Missouri: The Committee has held quarterly meetings and have been seeking ways and means of bringing information about Freemasonry to the members throughout the State. The question of Masonic Education is a delicate one. Adults are not always interested in Education in any field. However, if we are to be real Freemasons, we must be informed Freemasons. The magazine, The Freemason, has a circulation of better than 10,000. Under the Editorship of M. W. Bro. Harold L. Reader, it has carried information, stories about the Masonic Home, the Message. of the Grand Master and news of the activities of Lodges thoughout the State. The Freemason is good and it is worthwhile. But the startling thing is the fact, that the members do not seem to under-


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stand that it will be sent to any Missouri Freemason, free, on written request. The Committee has been urging a more general use of the set of Pamphlets for new members. There has been good use of these pamphlets but not as fully as their merit deserves. Also the Committee has prepared a list of books that may be borrowed from the Grand Lodge Library. The Committee has prepared a pamphlet "How You Can Keep Abreast of Freemasonry in Missouri." We had planned to distribute it at this session of the Grand Lodge, but the Deputy Grand Master requested we defer the distribution until a later date, to conform to his plans of Masonic Education. The Committee has a draft of a pamphlet on instructions to investigating Committees. The proposed Revision of the Grand Lodge By-laws makes it necessary to wait until the new By-laws are adopted. Brother George G. Harrison ot this Committee has been requested to prepare a display of our literature at the next meeting of the District Deputy Grand Masters. He will attend that meeting and answer any questions about them. Missouri is a member of the Midwest Conference on Masonic Education. It will meet at Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on November 7, 8, and 9. Judge Robert L. Aronson and George G. Harrison will attend. It is hoped that the then Grand Master can attend, also the new Chairman of this Committee. Freemasonry is not the only organization that needs to get its story across to the rank and file of its members. Other organizations are driving hard to reach the individual members. That is our problem. It will take the united effort of the Grand Lodge Officers, the District Deputy Grand Masters and Lecturers and those Freemasons who are interested in the progress and growth of the Fraternity to do this. Many of the Grand Lodges that have a real educational program, have a full time or at least a part time paid employee. We feel that this should be given serious consideration of the Grand Lodge and its leaders. Now may not be the time to decide to do this, but it cannot be delayed too long. Education is an individual matter' but it takes constant attention by someone to keep the purposes of Freemasonry before its members. We are living in a strange and difficult time. Freemasonry has passed through such conditions before, but only because its members have been steadfast in their devotion to it, and the great principles and teachings upon which it 'is founded. This Grand Lodge has had Educational Programs in the past. But they were short lived because a volunteer committee does not follow through. Some good work has been done by these volunteer Committees. In the field of Masonic Education it taks the continual push and drive to get results. We suggest that the Committee and the Grand Lodge Officers give serious consideration to this matter. Maybe a little more money invested in a paid worker would be money saved as well as greater results. Respectfully submitted, BYRNE E. BIGGER, Chairman, GEORGE G. HARRISON,

C. DONNELL, L. FERGUSON, GEORGE C. MARQUIS. FORREST

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CONTINUATION OF REPORT OF REVISION COMMITTEE

Members of the Revision Committee continued presentation of the report of the Committee. M. W. BROTHER WILLIAM R. GENTRY

M. W. Brother William R. Gentry, Past Grand Master, 88 years of age this


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week, was presented. The brethren sang "Happy Birthday" to which Brother Gentry responded cordially. CALLED FROM LABOR

At 12:00 noon the Grand Lodge was called from labor, the Grand Chaplain offering prayer.


Wednesday Afternoon September 25, 1951, 1:30 P.M.

CALLED TO LABOR

At 1:30 p.m., the Grand Lodge was called to labor, the Grand Chaplain offering prayer. CONTINUATION OF REPORT OF REVISION COMMITTEE

Members of the Revision Committee continued presentation of the report of the Committee. RECESS

At 3:00 p.m., the Grand Master called a recess for fifteen minutes. CONTINUATION OF REPORT OF REVISION COMMITTEE

Members of the Revision Committee continued presentation of the report of the Committee. CALLED FROM LABOR

At 5:00 p.m., the Grand Lodge was called from labor, the Grand Chaplain offering prayer.

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Wednesday Evening September 25, 1957, 7:30 P.M.

CALLED TO LABOR

The Grand Lodge was called to labor at 7: 30 p.m., the Grand Master ?ffering prayer. CONTINUATION OF REPORT OF THE REVISION COMMITTEE

Members of the Revision Committee continued presentation of the report of the Committee. On motion duly made, seconded and carried the report of the Committee, as amended, was adopted, and the Committee was accorded a standing ovation. (The report of the Committee will appear as the 1957 edition of the Constitution and By-Laws.) CALLED FROM LABOR

At 9:50 p.m., offering prayer.

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CALLED TO LABOR

The Grand Lodge was called to labor at 9:00 a.m., the Grand Secretary offering prayer. REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON CREDENTIALS

W. Brother Fred Knight, Chairman, presented the report of the Committee on Credentials, which was adopted, and is as follows: To the Most WorshiPful Grand Lodge, A. F. and A. M. of Missouri: BRETHREN: Your Committee on Credentials submits the following report. At the present session of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge there are represented 457 Subordinate lodges and there are present: Grand Lodge Officers Past Grand Masters Grand Representatives District Deputy Grand Masters District Lecturers Past Masters Worshipful Masters .. . Senior Wardens Junior Wardens Chairmen Committees Distinguished Visitors

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McKEAN, WADE,

GEORGE PRATER.

REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS

W. Brother Frank Lewis, Chairman, presented the report of the Committee on Ways and Means, which was adopted and is as follows: 1957-1958

BUDGET APPROPRIATIONS

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Salary, Grand Secretary . Salary, Grand Treasurer . Salary, Grand Lecturer . Expenses, Grand Lecturer Grand Lodge Office Help Expense, Grand Correspondent . Bonds (Grand Secretary and Grand Treasurer) and Insurance . Jewel for Grand Master Expense, Grand Lodge Officers (O.G.M.) Grand Lodge Officers' Conferences . . D.D.G.M. & D.D.G.L. Conferences Washington Meetings . Grand Master's Contingent Fund . Expenses, D.D.G.M.'s . Committee on Masonic Education . Secretaries' Conferences (by G.M. & G.S.) Committee on By-Laws . Ritual Committee Expense .. Expenses-Grand Lodge Session . Reporter-Grand Lodge Session . Printing Proceedings . Audit Company . Relief and Charity . Relief and Charity-File Cabinet Masonic Service Association . . Masonic Relief Association Contingent Fund ... Maintenance-Grand Lodge Office .. , Printing, Postage and Stationery Telephone and Telegrams-G. L. Office Care of Portraits of P.G.M.'s . Filing Equipment . . Office Equipment Missouri Lodge of Research-Publication Transactions Identification Cards-P.G.M.'s and G.L. Line Officers Grand Lodge Paraphernalia Hospital Visitation Fund Mileage and Per Diem Total Total amount available for operation of the Grand Lodge for the ensuing year

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$137,563.94

RespectfUlly submitted, FRANK A. LEWIS, Chairman, DR. PAUL A. KING, W. A. BAGLEY,路 OLIVER LUFT, IRVIN FREIBERGER.

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REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON JURISPRUDENCE

R. W. Brother Henry W. Fox, presented the report of the Jurisprudence Committee as follows: To the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge, A. F. and A. M. of Missouri: Your Committee on Jurisprudence submits the following report: I. DECISION

We have examined the one decision of the M. W. Grand Master as reported in his Address, to the effect that when a lodge moves from the territorial jurisdiction of one Masonic District and into the territory formerly held by lodges in another


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Masonic District, either individually or concurrently with others, it ceases to be a member of the abandoned District and becomes a member of the District into which it has moved. This consistently follows the concept under which this Grand Jurisdiction is divided into Masonic Districts. Our recommendation is that the decision be approved. II. HEALINGS

With reference to the seven healings reported in the Address of the M. W. Grand Master, the showing is such in each instance that it was within the discretion of the M. W. Grand Master to cause the individual involved to be healed. Our recommendation is that all of them be approved. III. DISPENSATIONS

Regarding the dispensations granted by the Grand Master, as mention'ed in his Address, our recommendation is that all of them be approved. IV. BY-LAW AMENDMENT

During the Annual Communication which convened last year, there was p~e路 sented, and referred to this committee, an amendment proposition having as 'ItS objective the insertion of a new Section re Grand Lodge Mortuary Fund. (Page 100, in 1956 Proceedings.) Inasmuch as the substance of that amendment proposition has not yet been acted upon by the Grand Lodge in connection with its consideration of the Report of the Committee on Revision of By-Laws, the matter is here taken up as a proposition which, if adopted, would be additional to either the previously existing Bylaws, or the newly adopted Revision, as the case may be, to be in effect upon the close of this 1957 Annual Communication. The proposition as submitted would provide for the collection of twenty-five cents per capita, each year, wherewith mortuary expenses would be paid, not only in cases of Master Masons, their wives, widows or orphans, who are members of the Masonic Home Family at time of death, but also in relief of distressed worthy cases of Masonic need therefor, where the deceased was not a member of the Home Family at time of death. In the case of members of the Masonic Home Family, your Committee deems it obvious that none of the individual's property remains personally owned, and no estate will survive. Hardship on the lodges involved undoubtedly results, at least in some instances, under the prevailing policy of looking at the time of the death to the lodge individually to take care of the mortuary expenses. Merit appears in the suggestion that all contribute annually and in relatively small amounts on a per capita basis, rather than the one lodge all at once, in providing for these mortuary expenses, much the same as the necessities of these individuals are provided for so long as they live there at our Masonic Home. Accomplishment of this, in our opinion, could be expected on the basis of annual collections smaller than the initially mentioned amount of twenty-five cents per capita; and is the extent to which your committee has found adoption of the proposition to be advisable. We therefore recommend that. the originally submitted proposition be rejected, and that in lieu thereof a somewhat changed provision be enacted, as follows: Section ..... In addition to all amounts payable as annual dues, each chartered lodge shall collett and pay to the Grand Lodge each year the sum of fifteen cents on account of the membership of each Master Mason reported in the annual return, except those whose dues have been remitted. Such sums shall stand available for the Grand Lodge's Mortuary purposes. , Section ..... The Committee on Relief and Charity may, from the sum:s collected


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for the Grand Lodge's Mortuary purposes, provide reimbursement to chartered lodges in such sum, in each instance, as the Committee shall approve, but not. in excess of $250.00 per decedent, on account of payment of undertaker's services, funeral, burial and other necessary mortuary expenses of deceased Master Masons, their wives, widows or minor children, who are members of the Masonic Home Family at time of death. Respectfully submitted, HENRY W. Fox, Chairman, ELVIS A. MOONEY, JAMES P. HULL, C. LEW GALLANT. Sam Wilcox concurs except as to proposed Grand Lodge Mortuary Fund Amendment.

On motion duly made, seconded and carried, section IV of the report, relative to Amendment re Mortuary Fund was ordered recommitted to the Jurisprudence Committee for further consideration, and the balance of the report was adopted. PRESENTATION OF W. BROTHER SHRODES

M. W. Brother Reader, Grand Secretary, presented W. Brother Shrodes, and announced to the brethren that Brother Shrodes had been for 52 years a member of the Committee on Mileage and Per Diem, and for 50 years the Chairman. Brother Shrodes was given a hearty ovation by the brethren. REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON MILEAGE AND PER DIEM

W. Brother Shrodes presented the report of the Committee on Mileage and Per Diem which was adopted and is as follows: Grand Officers . Past Grand Masters . District Deputy Grand Masters .. District Deputy Grand Lecturers Committee on Jurisprudence . Committee on Appeals and Grievances .. Committee on "\Tays and Means Committee on Credentials . Committee on Mileage and Per Diem Building Supervisory Board Chairmen of Committees . Chartered Lodges . Assistant Grand Tilers Adjustments

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$33,275.46 Respectfully submitted, W. R. SHRODES; Chairman, JOHN W. ADAMS, CRAS. S. HICKS, MYRON G. WELCH. REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON ENTERTAINMENT OF DISTINGUISHED GUESTS

R. W. Brother Bruce H. Hunt, Chairman, presented the report of the Committee on Entertainment of Distinguished Guests which was adopted and is as follows: o

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.To the AfostWor:shipful Grand Lodge, A. F. and A. M.oo! Missouri: BRETHREN: The Grand Lodge of Missouri has been honored by the presence of


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ten distinguished guests, representing four jurisdictions in addition to our own. Annually the Grand Lodge of Missouri is pleased to extend honored guest recognition to those of its own brethren who have distinguished themselves by attaining the highest offices in the York and Scottish Rite bodies of this jurisdiction. Also, The Grand Lodge is pleased to include in its guest list such other representatives of affiliated Masonic groups as the Grand Master may designate. The committee has endeavored to extend a personal welcome to each, and to make the services of its members available to our guests at all times. We trust that our efforts have made their brief visit among us more pleasurable, and that each may have sensed in part the spirit of hospitality we hoped to convey. Fraternally submitted, BRUCE H. HUNT, Chairman, ARTHUR U. GOODMAN, GEORGE F. MORRISON, A. BASEY VANLANDINGHAM.

MOTION RE BY-LAWS

R. W. Brother R. Jasper Smith presented a motion relative to the new' By-Laws, which was duly seconded and carried and is as follows: R. W. Brother R. Jasper Smith presented the following motion which was duly seconded and carried: That the Committee on Revision of the By-Laws be authorized to: (1) Prepare and edit annotations and cross-references to the Constitution and By-Laws. (2) Determine and edit the pertinent material to be published in the same volume with the annotated edition of the By-Laws. (3) Prepare and edit an index of the volume. (4) After consultation with the Grand Secretary and the Grand Master, determine the number of copies of the volume to be printed. (5) Supervise the publication of the volume, and determine all questions relating to its printing, binding, and publication. (6) Collaborate with the Committee on Forms and Ceremonies to determine with that Committee's approval the various ceremonies to be incorporated in the volume to be printed. In this connection the Committee on Forms and Ceremonies is empowered, with the consent of the Grand Master, to make such revisions in the forms as modern practice makes desirable. . (7) Incur any and all expenses it finds necessary and proper to accomplish its duties, including the cost of professional services found advisable: to the extent of any funds authorized for the purpose.

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION AND HOTELS

The Report of the Committee on Transportation and Hotels was pre'sented and adopted as follows: To the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge, A. F. and A. M. of Missouri: BRETHREN: The duties assigned to this committee have been performed. W. F. MILLER, Chairman. REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON UNFINISHED BUSINESS

W. Brother Bruce H. Hunt, Chairman, reported that there was no unfinished business to come before the Grand Lodge. The report was adopted. APPO~S

Freelon K. Hadley, R. W. Grand Lecturer Robert H. Mann, R. W. Senior Grand Deacon


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J. Renick Jones, R. W. Junior Grand Deacon R. Jasper Smith, R. W. Senior Grand Steward Martin B. Dickinson, R. W. Junior Grand Steward Arthur U. Goodman, Jr., R. W. Senior Grand Marshal George F. Morrison, R. W. Junior Grand Marshal A. Basey Vanlandingham, R. W. Grand Sword Bearer Russell E. Murray, R. W. Grand Pursuivant Samuel Thurman, R. W. Grand Chaplain Arno Franke, R. W. Grand Chaplain Herbert E. Duncan, R. W. Grand Chaplain Ira T. Gragg, R. W. Grand Chaplain Earl C. Griffith, R. W. Grand Chaplain James T. Blair, Jr., Ro Wo Grand Orator Charles Green, R. W. Grand Tiler INSTALLATION

The hour for installation having arrived, M. W. Brother Morris E. Ewing, assisted by M. W. Brother Forrest C. Donnell, as Grand Marshal, installed the following officers:

.M. W. Grand Master R. W. Deputy Grand Master oR. W. Senior Grand Warden BRUCE H. HUNT . • • . • • • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . R. W. Junior Grand Warden W. H.o UTZ, JR. . • . . . . . . • . • . . • . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . R. W. Grand Treasurer HAROLD L. READER . • • • • • • . • . . • • . . • . . . . . . . . . . R. W. Grand Secretary FREELON K. HADLEY . • • • . • . . • . • • • • . . . . . . . . . . . R. W. Grand Lecturer ROBERT H. MANN . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . • R. W. Senior Grand Deacon J. RENICK JONES . • • • • • . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . • . . . . . . R. W. Junior Grand Deacon R. JASPER SMITH • • • . • . • • . . . . • . . • . . . . • . . . . . . . R. W. Senior Grand Steward MARTIN B. DICKINSON • • • • • • • . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . R. W. Junior Grand Steward ARTHUR U. GOODMAN, JR. • • • . • . . . . . . . , • • . . . . . R. W. Senior Grand Marshal GEORGE F. MORRISON ••••.••...•.....••• R. W. Juni01" Grand Marshal A. BASEY VANLANDINGHAM . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . R. W. Grand Sword Bearer RUSSELL E. MURRAY ,0, " •• , • • • • • " o ' R. W. Grand Pursuivant SAMUEL THURMAN • • • . • . . . . • . . • • . . . . . • . . . , .• .R. W. Grand Chaplain ARNO FRANKE • • • • • . . . . . . . . • • . . R. W. Grand Chaplain HERBERT E. DUNCAN •••.. , , .. o ' • • • • • • • • , , • , , .R. W. Grand Chaplain IRA T, GRAGG • . • . . . . . • . . . • . . . . . . . , •. , •••.• , ,R, W. Grand Chaplain EARL C: GRIFFITH ••.•••..•••.••. , .. , , , ••••.. R. W. Grand Chaplain JAMES T. BLAIR, JR........•••••••• , , • , •• , ••. R. W. Grand Orator CHARLES GREEN •.•.....•••••.•••.• , .•••...•• R. W. Grand Tiler P. BRIGGS • . . . . . . . . . . . L. ARONSON . . • . . . . . . . . . . . HAROLD O. GRAUEL.

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Following the installation, M. W. Brother Jayne presented Grand Master Briggs with the Grand Master's Jewel, and M. W. Brother Harold L. Reader, Grand Secretary, presented Grand Master Briggs with the Grand Master's Apron. . M. W. Brother Ewing presented M. W. Brother Jayne with a Past Grand Master's Jewel. A large group of brethren, all members of the Conservation Commission of Missouri, led by W. Brother Dru L. Pippin, Secretary of Waynesville


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Lodge No. 375, was introduced, and presented Grand Master Briggs with a Browning Automatic Gun, highly engraved, and many boxes of shells. M. W. Brother Sunderland presented Grand Master Briggs with an Autograph Book from the Masters' and Wardens' Association of Kansas City. The brethren of Censer Lodge No. 172, the Grand Master's Lodge, led by R. Wor. Brother J. Clyde Butler, D.D.G.M., presented Grand Master Briggs with an Apron Case. W. Brother George Miller of Excello Lodge No. 332, with a group representing the 14th Masonic District, on behalf of the District presented Grand Master Briggs with a coat, vest and hat. W. Brother W. L. King, Past Master of Censer Lodge, foreman of the Grand Master's newspaper for twenty-two years,路 was presented to the brethren. BENEDICTION

Grand Chaplain Thurman then pronounced the benediction. CLOSING

The Most Worshipful Grand Lodge A. F. and A. M. of the State of Missouri, rested from its labors and was closed in Ample Form at 12: 15 p.m., this day, the twenty-sixth day of September, 1957, no further business appearing, to meet again in St. Louis, Missouri, the last Tuesday, viz: the thirtieth day of September, 1958. HAROLD L. READER, Grand Secretary. STANDING COMMITTEES 1957路1958

Jurisprudence-Henry W. Fox, Chairman, 1200 Riss Bldg., 15 W. 10th St., Kansas City 5, Mo.; Sam Wilcox, 206 N. Noyes Blvd., S1. Joseph, Mo.; Elvis Mooney, Bloomfield, Mo.; Harry Gershenson, 506 Olive St., S1. Louis, Mo.; C. Lew Gallant, 706 Chestnut St., St. Louis, Mo. Appeals and Grievances-Claud T. Wood, Chairman, Richland, Mo.; Marvin E. Boisseau, 706 Olive St., St. Louis, Mo.; Morgan Donaldson, Princeton, Mo.; Richard J. Chamier, Moberly, Mo.; Herbert C. Hoffman, 1212 Dierks Bldg., Kansas City, Mo. Ways and Means-Frank A. Lewis, Chairman (3), 3201 Park, Kansas City, Mo.; Harry Theis (3), 314 N. 4th St., St. Louis, Mo.; Oliver Luft (1),315 N. 12th St., St. Louis, Mo.; Alva Bagley (2), Shelbina, Mo.; Irving J. Freiberger (2), 7425 Warwick Dr., St. Louis 21, Mo. Credentials-Fred Knight, Chairman, 9th and Harrison, Kansas City 6, Mo.; George Prater, 312 E. Macon, Carthage, Mo.; George McKean, Lexington, Mo.; Fred O. Wade, Ozark, Mo.; Seibert Etter, 10404 Presley, St. Louis 15, Mo. Mileage and Per Diem-Walter Shrodes, Chairman, 1708 So. Main St., Burlington, Iowa; John W. Adams, Marshall, Mo.; Charles Hicks, Monroe City, Mo.; George Miller, Excello, Mo.; Dru L. Pippin, Waynesville, Mo.' Ritual-Freelon K. Hadley, Chairman, 3412 Duncan St., St. Joseph, Mo.; J. Bennett Klingner, 436 E. Pacific, Springfield, Mo.; J. Harold Burton, 1327 Drayton, Webster Groves, Mo.; Turner A. Barnhart, Columbia, Mo.; Arthur C. Mothershead, Gashland, Mo.; L. Marshall Hollenbeck, Sikeston, Mo. Correspondence-Ray V. Denslow, Trenton, Mo. Necrology-James W. Skelly, Chairman, 3637 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis 8, Mo.; Samuel Thurman, 225 S. Skinker Blvd., S1. Louis 5, Mo.; Wm. W. Martin, 5520 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis, Mo. Auditing-C. K. Benson Company, St. Louis, M6.


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Grand Master's Address-Harold M. Jayne, Chairman, Memphis, Mo.; and all ,Past Grand Masters in attendance. Entertainment of Distinguished Guests-George F. Morrison, Chairman, 1250 Macklind, St. Louis 10, Mo.; Robert H. Mann, 101 W. 11th St., Kansas City, Mo.; RusseII E. Murray, 1717 June Dr., St. Louis IS, Mo.; A. Basey Vanlandingham, R. R. No.3, Columbia, Mo.; John E. Adams, 219 S. Clark, Ferguson 21, Mo. Chm路tered Lodges-Robert Lee Barger, Chairman, 317 E. Dent St., Ironton, Mo.; W. R. HoweII, Box 362, Shelbina, Mo.; Vernie G. Fisher, 903 Harrison, Kansas City 6, Mo.; Jess Easley, Lebanon, Mo.; Elmo Davis, La Belle, Mo. Lodges U. D.-Harry C. Ploetze, Chairman, 5729 Lindenwood Ave., St. Louis 9, Mo.; Lewis O. Weigel, Box 331, St. Joseph, Mo.; W. R. Usher, 1501 Paris Ave., Hannibal, Mo.; Mark Jenkins, Slater, Mo.; Wm. R. Denslow, Trenton, Mo. Relief and Charity-Richard O. Rumer, Chairman, 1509 Washington Ave., St. Louis 3, Mo.; Robert L. Aronson, Civil Courts Bldg., St. Louis I, Mo.; Bruce H. Hunt, Box No. 88, Kirksville, Mo.; Dewey Routh, Rolla, Mo.; Ralph E. Brown, 923 Madison, Webb City, Mo. Masonic Bom'ds of Relief-Elmer W. Wagner, Chairman, 750 Hawbrook Rd., Glendale, Mo.; W. }'. Woodruff, 314 Temple Bldg., Kansas Ci'ty, Mo.; James W. SkeIIy, 3637 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis 8, Mo:; Jesse Moore, Box 342, Sta. D., St. Joseph, Mo.; Chas. W. McCleIlan, 4215 Athlone Ave., St. Louis 15, Mo. Masonic Education-Homer L. Ferguson, Chairman (3), Box 744, Kirksville, Mo.; Forrest C. DonneIl (3), 4615 LindeII Blvd., St. Louis 8, Mo.; Glenn }'. Leslie (2), State CoIIege, Kirksville, Mo.; John A. Weiss (2), 1101 Waltower Bldg., Kansas City, Mo.; George C. Marquis (1), 114 E. Ruby St., Independence, Mo.; George G. Harrison (I), 650 S. Jefferson, Springfield, Mo. Building Supervisory Board-Walter J. Bublitz, Chairman (2), 6629 Overhill Rd., Kansas City 13, Mo.; James M. Bradford (I), 4165a Shaw Ave., St. Louis 10, Mo.; Fred C. Heuermann (3), 4826 Penrose Ave., St. Louis IS, Mo. Committee on By-Laws-Orestes Mitchell, Jr., Chairman, 717 Corby Bldg., St. Joseph, Mo.; R. Jasper Smith, 1320 E. Walnut, Springfield 4, Mo.; Martin B. Dickinson, 1002 Walnut St., Kansas City, Mo.; Richard O. Rumer, 1509 Washington . Ave., St. Louis 3, Mo.; Robert C. Brinkman, 611 Olive St., St. Louis 1, Mo. Committee on Forms and Ceremonies-William J. Craig, Chairman, 1035 S. Pickwick, Springfield, Mo.; Bruce H. Hunt, Box 88, Kirksville, Mo.; Morris E. Ewing, Morrisville, Mo.; Freelon K. Hadley, ex-officio, 3412 Duncan St., St. Joseph, Mo. SPECIAL COMMITTEES 1957路1958 Masonic Temple Association of St. Louis-Alfred M. Frager, Chairman, 1219 Washington Ave., St. Louis 3, Mo.; Robert C. Brinkman, 611 Olive St., St. Louis 1, Mo.; Elmer W. Wagner, 750 Hawbrook Rd., Glendale 22, Mo. George Washington Masonic National Memorial Association-Morris Ewing, Chairman, Morrisville, Mo.; Harry S. Truman, Independence, Mo.; James M. ! Sellers, Lexington, Mo. Recognition of Foreign Grand Lodges-Ray V. Denslow, Chairman, Trenton, Mo.; Harold L. Reader, 3681 LindeII Blvd., St. Louis 8, Mo.; Harris C. Johnston, Boonville, Mo.; Francis E. Howard, Ironton, Mo.; James P. Hull, Fawcett, Mo. Masonic Publications-Lloyd Cleveland,' Chairman, Chillicothe, Mo.; Eugene Andereck, Trenton, Mo.; Joseph A. Halley, 1720 O'Connell, Overland, Mo.; Harry G. Diller, 450 California Ave., Webster Groves 19, Mo.; J. P. Hall, Lexington, Mo. BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF MASONIC HOME 1957-1958 Frank P. Briggs............... . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . Macon Robert L. Aronson. . . . . . . .......... . .. St. Louis, Civil Courts Bldg. Harold O. Grauel : Cape Girardeau, State College Bruce H. Hunt Kirksville, Box 88


1957

Il5

GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI

Richard H. Bennett Joseph A. Halley.... A. B. Vanlandingham. Edward E. Wilson. Ralph E. Brown. . . . . . . Carlos E. Ellerbrook Dewey Routh................... Richard O. Rumer... . . . .

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St. Louis, 1501 Locust .St. Louis, 1720 O'Connell 14. Columbia, R.R. No. 3 . . . . . . . . . . .. .. St. Joseph, 34Il Duncan Webb City, 923 Madison North Kansas City, 1200 E. 25th .. ... ... . . Rolla . .. St. Louis, 1509 Washington 3

LIVING PAST GRAND MASTERS OF THIS JURISDICTION

Name and Location William W. Martin, 5540 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis Byrne E. Bigger, Courthouse, Hannibal William R. Gentry, 717 Louderman Building, St. Louis Ray V. Denslow, Trenton F. C. Barnhill, Marshall DuVal Smith, Courthouse, St. Joseph James W. Skelly, 3637 Lindell Boulevard, St. Louis Harold L. Reader, 3681 Lindell Boulevard, St. Louis Henry C. Chiles, Lexington Harry S. Truman, Independence Harris C. Johnston, Boonville Forrest C. Donnell, 4615 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis 8 W. F. Woodruff, 314 Temple Bldg., 903 Grand, Kansas City Willis J. Bray, 3909 W. 4th, Fort Worth, Texas , Morris E. Ewing, Morrisville Harry F. Sunderland, 4302 Woodland Ave., Kansas City 4 James M. Bradford, 4165A Shaw Ave., St. Louis Homer L. Ferguson, Box 744, Kirksville Richard O. Rumer, 1509 Washington Ave., St. Louis James M. Sellers, Lexi ngton Orestes Mitchell, Jr., 717 Corby Bldg., St. Joseph William J. Craig, 1035 S. Pickwick, Springfield .. '" " Harold M. Jayne. Memphis..... . DISTRICT DEPUTY G. Mo's 1957-1958

Dist. No. I. George Sowers, Wayland 2. Cecil H. Darr, Kirksville 3. John S. Stillwell, Lucerne 4. Wm. R. Denslow, Trenton 5. R. L. Grun, New Hampton 6. Leslie Gray, McFall 7. Carl Winell, Maryville, RFD No.2 8. Kenneth Kneale, Oregon 9. John T. Suesens, 1202~ Ashland Ave., St. Joseph 10. Warren Gallinger, Union Star II. John R. Sharp, 5009 E. 48th St., No. Kansas City 12. A. E. Hoover, Chillicothe 13. Walter Barnett, Meadville 14. J. Clyde Butler, Macon

:

Year of Seroice 1925-26 1928-29 1930-31 1931-32 1933-34 1934路35 1935-36 1937-38 1938-39 1940-41 1941-42 1942-43 1943-44 1944~46

1947-48 1948-49 1949-50 1951~52

1952-53 1953-54 1954-55 1955-56 1956-1957

DISTRICT DEPUTY GRAND LECTURERS 1957-1958

Dist. No. 1. Merle Graham, Kahoka 2. Leo B. Kennedy, Edina 3. John E. Reece,' Jr., Milan 4. 5. Wilbur Scott Christie, New Hampton 6. Glenn V. Bulla, King City 7. Winfred B. King, 415 W. 13th St., Maryville 8. Hanson E. Ware, Corning 9. Wm. E. Jamieson, 2815 Faraon St., St. Joseph 10. Chas. B. Whitchurch, Winston 11. Joe L. Moore, 809 N. Lightburne, Liberty 12. Ray Carpenter, R.R. No.1, Chilli路 cothe 13. Virgil Slaughter, Meadville 14. George B. Grubb, Monroe City


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15. A. L. Leggett, 2003 Chestnut, Hannibal 16. Charles T. Sisson, 1116 So. Carolina St., Louisiana 17. Francis A. Ely, Monroe City 18. Dale Ward, 908 So. Clark, Moberly 19. Milton Daily, Brunswick 20. R. H. Robinson, Norborne 21. Orville Van Cleave, Gashland 22. Lester M. Heckman, 1010 W. 39th St., Kansas City 23: J. Lyn Rider, 1702 Franklin, Lexington 24. Wilbur Haines, Miami 25. Herbert R. Kuhn, Otterville 26. John W. Tanner, 505 Hardin St., Columbia 27. John Byram, Vandalia 28. Calvin Schroff, Montgomery City 29. John W. Bibb, Troy 30. James H. Rudd, Foristell 31. Don Townley, 1808 W. McCarty, Jefferson City 32. J. Dan Shepard, Union 33a. John B. Grotwiel, 5609 Mimika Ave., St. Louis 20 33b. Rudy B. Brock, 2719 Ashby Rd., St. Louis 14 33c. Herbert H. English, 4954 Columbia Ave., St. Louis 9 34. Wm. Hedrick, Pleasant Hill 35. Amos L. Bright, Adrain 36. L. V. Morris, 1825 S. Grand, Sedalia 37. Robert L. Dunning, Clinton 38. Horace T. Robinson, Waynesville 39. Sam Bayless, Cuba 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48.

William E. Jones, Imperial Cortis B. Hutchins, Fair Play Frank Ernst, Golden City Paul Hargrove, Eldorado Springs Ralph E. Brown, 923 S. Madison, Webb City Osa L. Godfrey, 1401 N. West St., Springfield Robert L. Lamar, Cabool Friend B. Greene, Eminence Jesse L. Holloway, Elvins

49. O. C. Amick, Illmo 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55.

Clell M. Gilbert, Sikeston Frank C. Kindred, Caruthersville Wayne Ward, Piedmont Virgil Yadon, West Plains Harry D. Wilson, Crane Orville Abernathy, Cassville

1957

15. Lee B. Turner, 2610 Owen Ave., Hannibal 16. Russell J. Rowe, Louisiana 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22.

Joseph M. Hampton, Monroe City Edwin B. Hawkins, Higbee Irvin Williams, Sumner Chesley E. McAfee, Bosworth Arthur C. Mothershead, Gashland Cecil W. Kirby, 10416 E. 28th St. Terrace, Independence 23. John R. Bridges, 1700 Olive, Higginsville 24. Edward Caton, Nelson 25. Frank A. Arnold, 733 Main, Boonville 26. Turner A. Barnhart, 505 Texas, Columbia 27. Everett W. Torreyson, 1208 E. Jackson, Mexico 28. Kenneth G. Lemasters, Montgomery City 29. John Fletcher, Silex 30. Joseph B. Peyton, 616 Washington, St. Charles 31. Frank V. Jones, 304 Randolph, California 32. Wm. S. Juergens, Sullivan 33. Rolla A. Hemphill, 3704A S. Spring, St. Louis 16

34. T. B. Prettyman, Harrisonville 35. Ralph O. Fritts, Amsterdam 36. Lloyd C. Kennon, 1455 S. Sneed, Sedalia 37. Philip D. Trainer, Clinton 38. John H. Hicks, Box 527, Lebanon 39. Richard H. Kerr, 908 W. 11th St., Rolla 40. Vernon K. Abel, Hillsboro 41. Glenn J. Lyon, Fairplay 42. David E. Ruark, S. Greenfield 43. John R. Walker, Box 357, Nevada 44. Joy L. Ortloff, R.F.D. 1, Carthage 45. William Nail, 833 S. Avenue, Springfield 46. H. Leroy Grasslc, Cabool 47. Robert W. Adams, Van Buren 48. Oran J. Holdman, 401 Bell, Bonne Terre 49. Trueman D. Boone, 401 S. Park St., Cape Girardeau 50. Thomas R. Wilkins, Sikeston 51. Howard L. Martin, Caruthersville 52. Thomas J. Davis, Jr., Piedmont 53. A. E. Blackwood, Willow Springs 54. Duane Eiserman, Branson 55. Charles W. Werdein, Aurora


1957

GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI

56. Earle D. Young, Stella 57. Harold Burton, 1327 Drayton, Web路 ster Groves 58. Howard Scott, Eldon 59. Byron Auld, Buckner 60. George Abernathy, Bernie

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56. James D. Hurst, 611 Oak Ridge Dr., Neosho 57. Sylvan A. Barton, 3005 Endicott Ave., St. Louis 21 58. Claude W. Dunnaway, Versailles 59. Owen S. Taylor, 1119 W. 26th St., Independence 60. J. John Shipman, 308 N. Baker Dr., Kennett

LIST OF GRAND SECRETARIES AND THEm ADDRESSES

Alabama, C. H. Stubinger, Box 98, Montgomery. Arizona, Joseph A. E. Ivey, P. G. M., Box 1488, Tucson. Arkansas, L. Leland McDaniel, P. G. M., Little Rock. California, Lloyd E. Wilson, P. G. M., 25 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco 2. Colorado, Harry W. Bundy, 300 Masonic Temple, Denver. Connecticut, Earle K. Haling, P. G. M., 201- Ann St., Hartford 3. Delaware, Chester R. Jones, 818 Market St., Wilmington 24. District of Columbia, Raymond N. Babcock, Masonic Temple, Washington 5. Florida, George W. Huff, 512 Masonic Temple, Jacksonville 2. Georgia, Daniel W. Locklin, 811 Mulberry, Macon. Idaho, Clyde I. Rush, P. G. M., Box 1677, Boise. Illinois, Richard C. Davenport, P. G. M., Harrisburg. Indiana, Dwight L. Smith, P. G. M., Masonic Temple, Indianapolis. , Iowa, Earl B. Delzell, Masonic Library, Cedar Rapids. Kansas, Arthur H. Strickland, P. G. M., Topeka. , Kentucky, Alpheus E. Orton, P. G. M., 200 Shubert Bldg., Louisville 2. Louisiana, D. Peter Laguens, Jr., 300 Masonic Temple, New Orleans. Maine, Earl D. Webster, Masonic TernpIe, Portland. Maryland, Claud Shaffer, Masonic TempIe, Baltimore 1. Massachusetts, Earl W. Taylor, 51 Boylston St., Boston 16. Michigan, Charles T. Sherman, P. G. M., Masonic Temple, Grand Rapids 3. Minnesota, David E. Palmer, Masonic Temple, St. Paul. Mississippi, Sid F. Curtis, Meridian. Missouri, Harold L. Reader, P. G. M., 3681 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis 8. Montana, Byron F. Gaither, Box 896, Helena.

Nebraska, Carl R. Greisen, 401 Masonic Temple, Omaha. Nevada, E. C. Peterson, P. G. M., Carson City. New Hampshire,' Harold O. Cady, P. G. M., ConcOld. New Jersey, Harvey C. Whildey (acting), Masonic Temple, Trenton. New Mexico, Chandler C. Thomas, Box 535, Albuquerque. New York, Edward R. Carman, 71 W. 23d St., New York City. North Carolina, Wilbur L. Mciver, Box 3068, Raleigh. North Dakota, Harold S. Pond, P. G. M., Fargo. Ohio, H. S. Johnson, P. G. M., 634 High St., Worthington. Oklahoma, J. Fred Latham, P. G. M., Masonic Temple, Guthrie. Oregon, Harry D. Proudfoot, P. G. M., Masonic Temple, Portland. Pennsylvania, George S. Avery, Masonic Temple, Philadelphia. Rhode Island, Fred W. Johnston (Acting), 127 Dorrance St., Providence 3. South Carolina, Henry F. Collins, P. G. M., 901 Palmetto State Life Bldg., Columbia. South Dakota, Elvin F. Strain, Box 468, Sioux Falls. Tennessee, T. E. Doss, P. G. M., Box 216, Nashville. Texas, Harvey C. Byrd, Box 446, Waco. Utah, Clarence M. Groshell, Masonic Temple, Salt Lake City. Vermont, Aaron H. Grout, P. G. M., Burlington. Virginia, Dr. James N. Hillman, P. G. M., Masonic Temple, Richmond. Washington, John I. Preissner, Masonic Temple, Tacoma 3. West Virginia, Julian B. Hollingsworth, Box 2346, Charleston 28. Wisconsin, Paul W. Grossenbach. 1123 N. Astor St.. Milwaukee 2. Wyoming, Irving E. Clark, Masonic Temple. Casper.


IIS

PROCEEDINGS OF THE

Grand Lodge Alberta Argentina Austria Brazil (Rio De Janeiro) Brazil (Rio Grands do SuI) Brazil (Minas Gerais) Brazil (Para)

Grand Secretary Edward H. Rivers A. Lappas Rudolph Rappos Jacy Garnier de Baccellar Joad Yorge Ribi

Brazil (Pernambuco) Brazil (Ceara)

Demostenes N. V. de Agl'var Luis N. de Mattos

British Columbia

J. H. N. Morgan, P. G. M.

Canada

Ewart G. Dixon

Chile China Costa Rica Cuba

Cesar Bunster Calderon David W. K. Au, P. G. M. Rafael Obrejon Dr. Jose F. Castellanos

Denmark

Einar Hoeg

Ecuador England

S. Clemente Perez Sanchez Sydney A. White, M. O.

Finland

Bruno Kivikoski

France

Geo. Richaud

France (Nat'l Grand Lodge) Guatemala

V. F. Planquc

Greece Honduras

Dr. Panayiotis Hadjipetros Miguel A. Zelaya

Ireland

J. O. Harte

Israel Italy (Grand Orient) Iceland

Eliezer Dubinsky Enzo Munitillo Olafer Gislason

Japan

Geo. B. Marg-ulis

Manitoba

Thomas O. Jackson

Mexico (York)

Henry A. Robinson

Mexico (Campeche)

Omar C. Livera G.

Mexico (Cosmos)

Rigoberto Trevino

Mexico (EI Potosi)

Abel E. Elizondo

Sergio A. Ivanenko Arthur N. Figueriedo

Manuel A. Triboullier

1957 Address Calgary Buenos Aires Vienna Caixo Postal No. 2215 Caixo Postal 683, Porta Alegra Caixo Postal 5, Belo Horizonte P. O. Box 333, Belem, Para P. O. Box 1415. Recife, Pernambuco P. O. Box 76, Fortaleza, Ceara 692 Seymour St., Vancouver P. O. '.Drawer 217, Hamilton, Ont. Casillo 2867, Santiago P. O. Box 758, Taipei, Taiwan, China San Jose, Box 3282 Reina-Y, Belascoain â&#x20AC;˘ Havana Blegdamsvej 23, Copenhagen P. O. Box 932, Guayaquil Freemasons' Hall London W.C. 2 P. Esplanadik 35, East Helsinki 8 Rue Puteaux Paris 17, France 65 Boulevard Bineau, N euilly-sur-Seine Apartado Postel 312, Guatemala City 19 Acharnon St., Athens Apartado 28, Tcgucigal pa, Honduras, C. A. Freemasons' Hall, Molesworth St., Dublin Tel Aviv, Box 2080 Rome Freemasons' Hall, Borgartun 4, Reykjavik 1-13 Sakae-Cho MinatoKu, Masonic Temple. Tokyo, Japan Masonic Temple, Winnipeg Apartado 1986. Mexico D. F. (1) Apartado 17, Campeche, Camp. Apartado 171, Chihuahua. Chih. Apartado 104, San Luis Potosi


1957

119

GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI

Mexico (Tamaulipas) Mexico (Valle de Mexico) Netherlands

Arnulfo G. Lapeyrette Oscar Musquiz Martinez

New Brunswick New South Wales New Zealand Nicaragua

R. D. Magee James S. Miller F. G. Northern, P. G. D. Greg A. Tapia

Norway Nova Scotia Panama Peru Philippine Islands

Odd Lie-Davidson Reginald V.. Harris, K.C., P.G.M. Nathan A. Reid Cesar Osores Munoz Estaban Munarriz

Prince Edward Island Puerto Rico Quebec

F. A. Van Inderstine Emiliano Isales R. W. Louthood

Queensland

E. G. Radford, P.D.G.M.

San Salvador Saskatchewan Scotland South Australia

Jose Lacayo Tillez Robert A. Tate Alexander F. Buchan, M.B.E., B.S.C., Ph.D. F. J. Ellen,' P.G.W.

Sweden

Dr. G. E. A. Bottiger

Swiss Alpina

F. Mueller-Ruegg

Tasmania United Grand Lodge of Germanv Venezuela . Victoria Western Australia

H. A. Wilkinson, P.G.W. Karl Nuckell

Apartado 309, Monterrey Apartado 9, Guadalajara Apartado 419, Tampico Apartado 10, Mexico City 22 Fluweelen Burgwal, The Hague Saint John Sydney Box 1193, Wellington Box 102, Managua, D. N. Nicaragua N. Volgate 19, Oslo Freemasons' Hall, Halifax Panama City Apartado 587, Lima, Peru 1440 San Marcelino, Manila Box 112, Charlottetown Santurce, P. R. Masonic Temple, Montreal Box 675, K.G.P.O., Brisbane Segunda Calle, Ariente 27 P. O. Box 246, Regina 96 George St., Edinburgh Freemasons' Hall, Adelaide Frimurareorden, BIasieholms~atan 6, Stockholm Bogenschu tzenstrasse 8, Berne Hobart Frankfurt-on-Main

P. A. Ruiz Paz-Castillo C. W. Davis, P.S.G.W. N. J. Munro, P.S.G.W.

Apartado 927, Caracas 25 Collins St., Melbourne Freemasons' Hall, Perth

Mexico (Nueva Leon) Mexico

(Occidental)

Ernesto de Villarreal Cantu Joaquin Yanez Albarron

Dr. P. J. Van Loo

NUMERICAL LIST OF LODGES WITH DISTRICT NUMBERS AND CHARTER DATES

1. 2. 3.

4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

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31. 32.

33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40.

41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50.

51.

1957

PROCEEDINGS OF THE Eolia . Western Star . Memphis . Clarksville . Palmyra ••.....................• Paris Union . St. Louis .............•........ Havana . Wellington . Florida . Wyaconda .....................• Naphtali . Ava . Evergreen . . St. John's Windsor . Huntsville . Liberty . Humphreys . Ralls . Troy ......................•••.• Mercer . Cooper . Hemple . Callao . De Witt Mt. Moriah . Bismarck . 0

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1957 76. 77. 78. 79. 80. 81. 82. 83. 84. 85. 86. 87. 88. 89. 90. 91. 92. 93. 94. 95. 96. 97. 98. 99. 100. 101. 102. 103. 104. 105. 106. 107. 108. 109. 110. 111. 112. 113. 114. 115. 116. 117. 118. 119. 120. 121. 122. 123. 124. 125. 126. 127. 128. 129. 130. 131. 132. 133. 134. 135. 136. 137.

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GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI 59 . . . . . . .. . . . . . . .. . .. 39 9 33-C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..

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Jackson . Laclede . Webster Groves . Miami . Brookfield Washington Defiance ' . Friendship . Russellville . Madison . Perseverance ...................• St. Mark's . Vienna . Pomegranate St. Andrew's . Bethany Webster .. Mt. Vernon Ash Grove . Bogard . Bloomington . West View' . Heroine . Kirksville . Gallatin . Greenville .

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May 9,1850 Oct. 19, 1867 May 9,1850 Oct. 19, 1867 Oct. 28, 1882 Oct. 17, 1879 Nov. 8,1924

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Oct. 19, 1867 May 10, 1850 May 9,1851 Oct. 12, 1893 May 10, 1850 Oct. 15,1885 May 10, 1850 May 28,1858 May 8,1851 Oct. 17, 1878 Oct. 16,1890 Oct. 14, 1886 May 8,1851 May 10, 1857 May 5,1851 May 30, 1860 Oct. 17, 1889 May 9,1851 Oct. 17, 1895

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55 35 40 48 48 58 12 16 47

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122 138. 139. 140. 141. 142. 143. 144. 145. 146. 147. 148. 149. 150. 151. 152. 153. 154. 155. 156. 157. 158. 159. 160. 161. 162. 163. 164. 165. 166. 167. 168. 169. 170. 171. 172. 173. 174. 175. 176. 177. 178. 179. 180. 181. 182. 183. 184. 185. 186. 187. 188. 189. 190. 191. 192. 193. 194. 195. 196. 197. 198. 199.

1957

PROCEEDINGS OF THE

........................ ......................... ................................ Amsterdam ..................... Pleasant Grove ................. Irondale ....................... Modern ........................ Latimer ........................ ................................ Cass ........... .... ... .......... . ............................... Lexington ...................... Birming ..... ................... Milton ......................... Linn Creek .................... Bloomfield ...................... Ionic ............... ............ ................................ Ashland ........................ North Star .......... ........... Mountain Grove ................ . Green City ..................... Pleasant ........................ Clifton Hill ..................... Whitesville ..................... Occidental ...................... Joachim ........................ ................................ Portageville .................... ................................ Colony ......................... Camden Point .................. Benevolence .................... Hartford ....................... Censer ........ ................. Gray Summit .................. Sturgeon ....................... ...................... .......... Point Pleasant ................. Texas ......... ................. Griswold ....................... Pride of the West ............... Pyramid .................... .... ................................ Pilot Knob ........ ............. California ...................... Morley ......................... Chamois ........ ................ ................................ Hermon ........ ................ Hannibal ...... ................. Zeredatha ...................... Putnam ........................ ................................ Frankford ...................... Lincoln Oregon

'

-

AnRerona ....................... lVellsville Bolivar ......................... Quitman ....................... Carthage ....................... Allensville .... .................. New Hope ......................

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9 8 35 25 40 41 39

................... ................... ................... ................... ................... .................... ............ ,.......

. .................. . .................. 34 ................... . ................... 23 ................... 9 ................... 18 . .................. 38 ................... 50 ................... 48 ................... . .................. 26 ................... 8 ................... 46 ................... 3 ................... 41 ................... 18 ................... 9 ................... 33-C ... 40 ................... ................... 51 2 21 12 3 14 32 26

................... ................... ................... ...................

................... ................... ................... ................... ................... ................... ................... ...................

June 2.1866 May 31,1855 Sept. 27,1906 May 31,1855 May 26,1864 Oct. 19, 1867 Oct. 19, 1899 Oct. 17, 1867 June 4,1855 May 28, 1858 June 11, 1865 Oct. 12, 1869 May 28,1859 Oct. 17, 1901 May 28, 1859 May 29, 1856 Oct. 15, 1885 Oct. 16, 1884 Oct. 27,1867 Oct. 15, 1858 May 28,1856 May 29,1856 May 31,1856 Oct. 16, 1890 May 22,1864 Oct. 19, 1867 May 30,1857 May 30,1857 Oct. 14, 1875 Oct. 23,1903 May 30,1857

51 46 28 ................... 33-B. 33-B ....

May 30,1857 Oct. 19,1867 May 28,1858 May 28,1858 Sept. 21,1916

46 31 50 31

Oct. 17,1895 Oct. 19, 1898 Oct. 19,1899 May 28,1857

43 15 9 3 16 II

28 41 7 44 6 29

................... ................... ................... ................... ................... ................... ................... ................... ................... ................... . .................. ................... ...................

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Oct. 17, 1889 May 30,1859 May 28, 1859 May 28, 1859

- -

May 26, 1859 ,May 28,1859 May 30,1860 Oct. 19, 1867 May 30,1860 Oct. 19, 1867 May 30.1860 May 30,1880


1957 200. 201. 202. 203. 204. 205; 206. 207. 208. 209. 210. 211. 212. 213. 214. 215. 216. 217. 218. 219. 220. 221. 222. 223. 224. 225. 226. 227. 228. 229. 230. 231. 232. 233. 234. 235. 236. 237. 238. 239. 240. 241. 242. 243. 244. 245. 246. 247. 248. 249.. 250. 251. 252. 253. 254. 255. 256. 257. 258. 259. 260. 261.

123

GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI Sonora ........................• Ravenwood Westville .....................•. Brumley ...........•..........• Rowley,......................... Trilumina Somerset •• Clay •...........•............•. Salisbury Poplar Bluff Unionville Hickory. Hill Four Mile ....................•. Rolla .......................• •• Forest City Hornersville ........•........... Hale City Barbee Good Hope Albert Pike Kansas City ~ ................ Mystic Tie La Belle Ray .......................•..•• Hamilton....................... Salem ........................•• Saline ........................•• Cypress........................ . Shelbina ....•.................•......... St. James Cardwell Polo ..........................• Bucklin St. Francois ..........................•••••• Sedalia La Plata....................... Rushville Hopewell •.•.•.................••..•..... Palestine ...••........................... Keystone ........•..•........... Middle Fabius Knobnoster Montgomery Neosho •....................•... ........................•...•.•• Carroll ..........................•.•••• Hope .................•......•. ••• .•.•• Laredo ...............•......... Butler ... . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . Alton .....................••••• Shekinah Lodge of Light. . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . .

8 • • • . • . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 7 • • • • • . . . . . . . . . . . . .• 19 .••••••....•......• 38 ..•••• •...... •...... 21 ..•........... ....• 24 3 . . • . . . • . . . . . . . . . . .. 11 ..................• 19 52 • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 3 • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 31 , . . . .• 60 • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .• 39 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 60 • • • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .• 20 .. .. . .. . .. . .. . .. 24 33-C.,................. 22 22 . . . . . • • . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 • • • • . • . . . . . . • . . . . . • 15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .• 23 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 12 39 48 . ... . . . . . .. 13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 14 • . 39 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .• 60 ...•............... 12 ..................• 13 . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • 48 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . 36 14 9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 47 . . 30 . . 33-A...................

4 35 53 40 5

Lodge of Love Mechanicsville

1 30

I

. . .. .. . . . .. .. .. .. ..

36 28 56

..... . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .• . .....•............ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . " ....... . .................•

20 32

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. .. . . . . . . . . .. .. .. . .. , . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. .

.

Oct. 19, )867 Oct. 13, 1892 June 2,1866 Oct. 17,1878 Oct. 19, 1867 Dec. 9,1867 May 29, 1861 May 30,1861 Oct. 19, 1867 May 30, 1861 May 30, 1861 Oct. 19, 1867 Oct. 19, 1867 May 30, 1861 May 30,1861 May 30, 1861 Oct. 12, 1893 Oct.19,1867 May 30,1861 Oct. 17, 1895 May 30. 1861 May 30, 1861 Oct. II, 1888 Sept. 21,1921 Oct.19,1867 May 29,1862 May 19, 1861 May 29, 1862 May 29,1862 May 28, 1863 Oct. 19, 1899 Oct. 17, 1878 May 26, 1864 May 26, 1864 May 26,1864 June22.1866 May 26, 1865 Oct. 13,1881 May 26,1865 May 26,1865 May 26, 1865 May 26,1865 Jan. 12, 1920 May 28, 1856 Oct. 19, 1887 Oct. 16, 1868 Oct. 15, 1868 Oct. 15, 1868 Oct. 15, 1863 Oct. 15,1868 Oct. 15, 1868 Oct. 15, 1868 Oct. 30, 1868


124 262. 263. 264. 265. 266. 267. 268. 269.. 270. 271. 272. 273. 274. 275. 276. 277. 278. 279. 280. 281. 282. 283. 284. 285. 286. 287. 288. 289. 290. 291. 292. 293. 294. 295. 296. 297. 298. 299. 300. 301. 302. 303. 304. 305. 306. 307. 308. 309. 310. 311. 312. 313. 314. 315. 316. 317. 318. 319. 320. 321. 322. 323.

1957

PROCEEDINGS OF THE Holden ........................ Summit

36 59

Oct. 15, 1868 Oct. 15, 1868

Corinthian

36

Oct. 15, 1868

". . . . . . . . . . .

Aurora Lodge of Truth Brotherhood New Salem Solomon Granite St. Clair Cold Spring

. . . . . . . .

33-B 14 9 29 45 36 37 36

.

Oct. 15, 1868 Oct. 15, 1868 Oct. 19, 1922 May 29,1862 Oct. 15, 1868 Oct. 15, 1868 Oct. 15, 1868 Oct. 16, 1879

. . . . . . .

Oct. 15, 1868 Oct. 11, 1878 Sept. 29, 1904 Oct. 15,1868

Grand River Wm. D. Muir Essex Hogle's Creek

34 25 50 41

Fenton Cosmos Stockton Canopy......................... Earl

57 33·A 42 55 10

Craft Hermitage Graham........................ Fairmont " .. ,,'. Edina "... Lamar ,............. Sarcoxie , ,., ,.,. Mound City ,.,.,.,., ,...... Moniteau Sparta..........................

15 41

1 2 43 44 8 31 54

Oct. 15, 1868 Oct. 15, 1868 Oct. 18, 1900 Oct. 15, 1868 Oct. 15, 1868 Oct. 15, 1868 Oct. 15, 1868 Oct. 15, 1868 Oct. 15, 1868 Oct. 11,1888

Sampson Temple Doric

53 22 45

Oct. 18, 1900 Oct. 15, 1868 Oct. 15, 1868

17 43

Oct. 15, 1868 Oct. 15, 1868

22 49 17 10

Oct. 17, 1923 Oct. 12, 1869 Oct. 12, 1869 Oct. 12, 1869

.,

:..... ,

, .. , .. ,........

Lick Creek Osage Cecile Daylight Ashlar New London ,., Parrott

,

, .. ,.... ,...........

Sikeston ,' , .. , , , , , . Kearney ,., ", . Cuba .. " ,." .. Meramec .....................•. Pine ........................•.. Jerusalem "" ............•• Rural "" .. , . Osborn ......................••.. Eldorado . Paulville .. , . Versailles , . Jonathan .. " . Hardin . Cornerstone ....................•

.

Oct. 15, 1868 Oct. 15, 1869 Oct. 15, 1868 Oct. 17, 1889 Oct. 15, 1868

. . . .

7

50 11 39 57 52 42 22 10

.. ,.".,

,

,

""" ,.,

1

. . . . .

2 58

,

6

20 33-A

. . . .

.. . .

.

.

Oct. 12, 1869 Oct. 12, 1869 Oct. 13,1887 Oct, 19,1923 Oct. 11, 1888 Oct. 22,1896 Oct. 12, 1869 Oct. 12, 1869 Oct. 12, 1869 Oct. 12, 1869 Sept. 19, 1917 Oct. 12, 1869 Oct. 12, 1869 _Oct. 12, 1869


1957 324. 325. 326. 327. 328. 329. 330. 331. 332. 333. 334. 335. 336. 337. 338. 339. 340. 341. 342. 343. 344. 345. 346. 347. 348. 349. 350. 351. 352. 353. 354. 355. 356. 357. 358. 359. 360. 361. 362. 363. 364. 365. 366. 367. 368. 369. 370. 371. 372. 373. 374. 375. 376. 377. 378. 379. 380. 381. 382. 383. 384. 385.

125

GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI McDonald ....................•. Dockery Linn .•......................... Mt. Zion Cainsville :.....

59 13 31 53 5

Paul Revere Charity Excello

33-C., 9 14

. . .

Dec. 12, 1869 Oct. 12,1869 Oct. 19, 1898 Oct. 13, 1870 Oct. 13, 1870 "."

Oct. 15,1870 Oct. 13, 1870 Oct. 17, 1878 Oct. 13,1887 Oct. 19, 1922 Oct. 13,1870 Oct. 11, 1894 May 10, 1900 Oct. 15, 1870

Breckenridge Joplin Hallsville .......•............... Blue Springs '............ Herculaneum Fidelity Westport ,........... Rockville Circle

12 44 26 59 40 21 22 35 37

Moberly Fellowship ; ., Arlington America ........•........•.•....

18 44 39 33-B.......

Pollock Mosaic Friend Barnesville Hebron Adelphi Ancient Landmark

3

. Oct. 26, 1923 . Oct. 13, 1870 . Sept. 29, 1904

.

. . .

Oct. 31,1870 Oct. 13, 1870 Oct. 13, 1870 Sept. 17, 1919

.

Oct. 16, 1884

.

48 54 47 27 21 26

Oct. 13, 1870 Oct. 15, 1871 Sept. 27, 1906 Oct. 13, 1870 Oct. 13, 1870 Oct. 17, 1873

Northlvest . Garrett . Tuscan '.. Riddick . Hiram . Fraternal . Higginsville . Bayou . Adair . Barry . Crescent Hill . Composite . Williamstown ...........•....... Sheldon . Nonpareil . Belle .

8 . 42 ..................• 33·C. . . 41 . 1 . 32 . 23 . 53 .

Oct. 16, 1884 Oct. 13, 1871 Oct. 15,1870 Oct. 13, 1871 Oct. 13, 1870 Oct. 15, 1870 Oct. 14, 1880 Oct. II, 1888 Oct. 13, 1881 Oct. 13, 1870 Oct. 13, 1871 May 7,1870 Oct. 15, 1870 Oct. II, 1883 Oct. 17, 1873 Sept. 27, 1906

Waynesville King Hill Ancient Craft Berlin Billings Queen City ....................• Ionia

38 9 6 10 54 1 58

Oct. 19, 1888 Oct. 13, 1870 Oct. 13, 1872 Mar. 19, 1906 Oct. 13, 1881 Oct. 13, 1871 Oct. 13, 1871

Pythagor~s.

55 50 38

Oct. 16, 1872 Sept. 29, 1904 Oct. 18, 1901

East PraIrIe Richland

,.... :. ,..

2

.

55 35 52 15 43 34 39

. . . . . . .....•••..•••......


126 386. 387. 388. 389. 390. 391. 392. 393. 394. 395. 396. 397. 398. 399. 400. 401. 402. 403. 404. 405. 406. 407. 408. 409. 410. 411. 412. 413. 414. 415. 416. 417. .418. 419. 420. 421. 422. 423. 424. 425. 426. 427. 428. 429. 430. 431. 432. 433. 434. 435. 436. 437. 438. 439. 440. 441. 442. 443. 444. 445. 446. 447.

1957

PROCEEDINGS OF THE Woodside

53

Oct. 13, 1871

Arcana ........................•

3

Raytown ......................• Christian Bee Hive

59 59 11

Western Light Gower Jasper Pike Decatur Carterville Malta Lowry City Rosendale Everton Malden Charleston Montrose Louisville Iberia Joppa Appleton City Valley Greensburg Hunnewell Cache Whitewater

41 11

. .

44

.

16 55

. .

44

.

24 37 9 42 60 50 37 29 38 46 37

. . . . . . . .••...........•.... . . .

9 2

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, ,

,'

Star Itaska Urbana Gate of the Temple Galt Samaritan Green Ridge Rothville Glenwood

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.

Oct. 13, 1871 Oct. 13, 1871 Oct. 13, 1871 Oct. 13, 1871

14 33-C 49

.

Oct. 13, 1871 Oct. 16,1872 Oct. 17, 1873 Oct. 13, 1871 Oct. 13, 1871 Oct. 12,1893 Oct. 17,1901 Oct. 17, 1873 Oct. 22, 1896 Oct. 15,1885 Oct. 13, 1881 Oct. 12, 1893 Oct. 13, 1871 Oct. 17, 1902 Oct. 13, 1871 Oct. 16,1872 Oct. 13, 1872 Oct. 17, 1873 Oct. 27, 1871 Oct. 18,1871 Oct. 14,1871 Oct. 13, 1881

. . . . . . . . .

Oct. 16, 1872 Oct. 16,1872 Oct. 15,1886 Oct. 16, 1872 Oct. 15, 1890 Oct. 16, 1872 Sept. 29, 1904 Oct. 21, 1897 Oct. 17, 1873

. .

. . . . . . . . .

41 45' 4 48 36 19 1

New Madrid.................... Winona

51 47

Oct. 17, 1873 Oct. 10, 1894

Competition Mack's Creek Wheeling Rockbridge

38 38 12 53

Oct. 15, 1891 Nov. 1, 1878 Oct. 17, 1873 Oct. 21, ~897

11 45 49 49

Oct. 16, 1872 Oct. 16, 1872 Oct. 16, 1872 Oct. 16, 1872 . Oct. 13, 1881 . Oct. 16, 1872 . Oct. 16,1872 Oct. 16, 1872 . Oct. 17, 1901 . Oct. 17, 1901

Temperance Mt. Olive Tro\vel Excelsior Burlington Anchor Ada West Gate Ivanhoe Jacoby

,

. . . . . . . . . .

37 33~C

,

. . . .

7 33-B

23

33-A,

22 6

.


]957

448. Schell City 449. 450. Belton 451. 452. 453. Forsyth 454. Continental . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 455. Hinton......................... 456. Wallace 457. Jonesburg 458. Melville 459. Hazelwood 460. Lambskin 461. Caruthersville 462. Santa Fe 463. Clifton 464. Concordia 465. 466. Southwest 467. Pleasant Hope 468. '.. 469. Plato 470. Nodaway

471. 472.

473. 474. 475. 476. 477.

127

GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI 43

Oct. 17, 1873

34

Oct. 16, 1872

54 10 26 25 28 42 45

. . . . . . .

33路A. 51 17

. .

53

.

23

.

Oct. 16, 1872 Oct. 21,1903 Sept. 29, 1904 Oct. 16, 1872 Oct. 12, 1893 Oct. 17, 1873 Oct. 16, 1872 Oct. 16, 1872 Oct. 16, 1872 Oct. 17,1873 Oct. 13, 1881 Oct. 17,1873

56 41

Oct. 15, 1890 Oct. 17,1873

46

Mineral Pickering Nineveh

44 29

Oct. 17, 1887 Oct. 16, 1872 Oct. 17, 1873 Oct. 17, 1873 Oct. 15, 1874

Golden Mt. Hope Henderson

43 23 45

Oct. IS, 1874 Oct. 15, 1874 Oct. IS, 1874

35 34 13 42 8 57

Oct. 29,1881 Oct. 17, 1878 Oct. 17,1889 Oct. 15, 1874 Oct. IS, 1874 Oct. IS, 1874 Oct. 13, 1881 Oct. 20, 1874 Sept. 27, 1906 Oct. 15, 1874 Oct. 15, 1874 Oct. 15, 1874 Oct. 25, 1876 Oct. 12, 1876

478. 479. Rich Hill 480. Jewel 481. Marceline 482. Clintonville 483. Fairfax 484. Kirk,vood 485. Coldwater 486. Cairo 487. Chilhowee 488. Lock Springs 489. Lakeville 490. Montevallo 491. Vandalia 492. Daggett 493. 494. Lewistown 495. Unity 496. Robert Burns 497. Equality 498. 499. Harmony 500. Jameson 501. Buckner

502. Philadelphia 503. Prairie Home 504. Platte City 505. Euclid 506. Lathrop 507. Clearmont 508. Saxton 509. Van Buren

7

7

. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

34 18 36 10 50

43 27 28 '

Oct. IS, 1876 Feb. 2, 1895 Oct. 11, 1877 Sept. 27,1906

15

43 53 :

39

. . . . . . . . . . .

33-B 10 59 15 25 21

. . . . .

33-A. 11

.

7 9

. .

47

.

Sept. 19,1917 Oct. II, 1877 Oct. 11,1877 Oct. 11, 1878 Oct. 13, 1881 Oct. 13, 1881 Sept. 20,1917 Oct. 12, 1882 Oct. 12, 1882 Oct. 12, 1882 Sept. 12, 1882


128 510. 511. 512. 513. 514. 515. 516. 517. 518. 519. 520. 521. 522. 523. 524. 525. 526. 527. 528. 529. 530. 531. 532. 533. 534. 535. 536. 537. 538. 539. 540. 541. 542. 543. 544. 545. 546. 547. 548. 549. 550. 551. 552. 553. 554. 555. 556. 557. 558. 559. 560. 561. 562. 563. 564. 565. 566. 567. 568. 569. 570. 571.

1957

PROCEEDINGS OF THE New Hampton Skidmore Webb City Senath ....................•.... Granby Ga]ena Milford

44 60 56 54 43

Oriental Crane Clifton Heights Lock",'ood Gate City

. . . . .

24 54 33-B 42 22

Spickardsville Cunningham Wayne Higbee Conway Apollo

. . . .

7

.

Oct. 11, 1883 Oct. 22, 1896 Oct. 10, 1894 Oct. 11, 1883 Oct. 11, 1883

. . . . .

Oct. 16, 1884 Oct. 16, 1884 Oct. 15, 1885 Oct. 15, 1885 Oct. 18, 1885 Sept. 18, 1918

39 50 55 32 40 53 14 56 12

. . . . . . . . .

3

.

18 57 46 33-A 49 22 22 37 44

. . .

Oct. 15, 1885 Oct. 12, 1887 Oct. 19, 1898 Oct. 13, 1887 Oct. 13,1887 Oct. 13, 1887 Oct. 11, 1888 Oct. 17, 1889 Oct. 17, 1889 Oct. 17, 1889 Sept. 29, 1904 Oct. 16, 1889 Oct. 15, 1891 Sept. 19, 1917 Oct. 15,1890 Sept. 22,1920 Oct. 15, 1890 Oct. 15, 1890 Oct. 15, 1891 Oct. 15,1891 Nov.27,1891 Oct. 15, 1891 Oct. 15, 1891 Oct. 15, 1891 Oct. 17, 1891 Oct. 13, 1892

4 ]9 52 18 ' 38 . 33-A

Lane's Prairie . Dexter . Comfort . Columbia . B]ackwell . Ingomar 0 •••••••••• Bethel . Stella . Dawn . Winigan . Jacksonville . Ferguson . Mansfield .•..................... Algabil . Zalma .......................•.• Orient . South Gate . Clinton ; . . Carl Junction Rose Hill . Pendleton . Calhoun . Clarksburg . Foster . Summersville . Prairie .

Oct. 28, 1925 Oct. 12, 1882 Oct. 12, 1882 Oct. 22, 1902 Oct. 22, 1912 Oct. 12, 1882 Oct. 12, 1883

5

.

,.,.,.,

. . . . .

33-C,

48 37 31 35 46 5

. . . . . .

Moscow Clarksdale Ne]son, ........................• Cowgill.........................

29 10 24 12

Oct. 20, 1892 Oct. 12, 1893 Oct. 12, 1893 Oct. 12, 1893

York .........................•. Jamesport .....................• Tebbetts Maplewood Miller.......................... Naylor Marlborough Republic Hayti

22 10 27 57 55 52 22 45 51

Oct. 17, 1895 Oct. 19, 1898 Oct. 21,1902 Sept. 29, 1904 Sept. 29,1904 Sept. 29,1904 Oct. 26.1927 Sept. 28, 1905 Sept. 28, 1905


1957 572. 573. 574. 575. 576. 577. 578. 579. 580. 581. 582. 583. 584. 585. 586. 587. 588. 589. 590. 591. 592. 593. 594. 505. 596. 597. 598. 599. 600. 601. 602. 603. 604. 605. 606. 607. 608. 609. 610. 611. 612. 613. 614. 615. 616. 617. 618. 619. 620. 621. 622. 623. 624. 625. 626. 627. 628. 629. 630. 631. 632. 633.

129

GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI Rutledge Bernie La Monte Easter Olive Branch E\\'ing Forest Park Grandin Illmo Koshkonong Novinger

. . . . . . . .

.

. . . . .

Sept. 28, 1905 Sept. 28, 1905 Sept. 28, 1905 Sept. 28, 1905 Sept. 27, 1906 Sept. 27, 1906 Sept. 27, 1906 Oct. 1,1906

49 53 2

Sept. 27, 1906 Sept. 27, 1906 Sept. 27, 1906

Shamrock Cri terion Branson St. Francisville

27 44 54 1

Sept. 27, Sept. 26, Sept. 26, Sept. 26,

Advance........................ Barnett La Russell Union........

50 58 44 32

Sept. 26, 1907 Sept. 26, 1907 Sept.21,1921 Sept. 26, 1907

Cole Camp ..................• . Puxico Bosworth Leadwood Elvins Cosby ,............... Clayton Acacia Morehouse. . . .

36 50 20 48 48 9 57 26 50

Oct. 19, 1898 Sept. 30, 1908 Sept. 30, 1908 Sept. 30, 1908 Sept. 30, 1908 Sept. 3,1908 Sept. 30, 1908 Sept. 29, 1909 Sept. 29, 1909

Walker Craig Eminence Strafford Warrenton ·Clark Centertown Mokane Wellston Mt. Washington Chaffee Brentwood Swope Park Grandvie\v

43 8 47 45 30 18 31 27 57 59 49 57' 22 59

Willard Anderson Nor\vood Overland Owensville Sheffield Magnolia Mendon Valley Park East Gate Tower Grove Belwade Archie

;..............

I

60 36 32 33-C. 15 33-A. . 47

:

. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

,.

1906 1907 1907 1907

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..

Sept. 29,1909 Sept. 29, ]909 .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. June 17,1909 Sept. 28, 1910 Sept. 19, ]917 Sept. 28, ]9]0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . .. Sept. 28,1910 ..... . .. .. . .. .. Sept. 28,1911 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. . Sept. 28, ]911 Oct. ]9,1911 Sept. 28, 1911 ,Sept. 28,1949 . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Sept. 28, ]911 Sept. 28,1911

45 56 46 57 32 22 33-B. 19 57 22 33-C·. 40 34

;

','

. . . . . .

Sept. 25, 1912 Sept. 25, 1912 Sept. 25, 19]2 Sept. 28, 1949 Sept. 25, 1912 Sept. 25, 1912 Oct. 2,1913

,

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Oct. 15, 1913 Oct. 2,1913 Oct. 2,1913 Oct. 2,1914 Oct. 15, 1914 Oct. 1,1914

. .


130 634. 635. 636. 637. 638. 639. 640. 641. 642. 643. 644. 645. 646. 647. 648. 649. 650. 651. 652. 653. 654. 655. 656. 657. 658. 659. 660. 661. 662. 663. 664. 665. 666. 667.

1957

PROCEEDINGS OF THE Steele •......................... Greentop . Freedom . Mountain View . Trian~le ......................• Mizpah •........................

~~~~~ygs•• : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : :

Benj. Franklin '.' . Northeast . Grain Valley . Clarkton . Shaveh . Noel . Elmer . University Parma . Cleveland . Pilgrim . Sha\vnee . Commonwealth . Gardenville .•................... Country Club . Pro~ess . Purity . Alpha . Holliday . Theo. Roosevelt . Clarence ......................• Rockhill . Aldrich . Wardell . Lilbourn . Berkeley .

51 1 57 53 33·B. 33-A 57 33-C 33-C 22 59 60 33-A .. 56 14 57 51 34 33-B. 36 33-B. 57 22 33-C 33-A .. 22 17 33-C 14 22 .. , 41 51 51 57

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Oct. 1,1914 Oct. 22, 1924 Sept. 25,1946 Sept. 29,1915 Sept. 29,1915 Sept. 30,1915 . Sept.21,1916 Sept. 21, 1916 Sept. 21,1916 .. Sept. 21,1916 . Sept. 21,1916 . Dec. 15, 1948 Sept. 22,1920 . Sept. 22, 1920 . Sept. 22, 1920 . Oct. 18, 1920 . Sept. 22, 1920 . Sept. 22,1920 Sept. 21,1921 . Sept. 21,1921 Sept. 21, 1921 . Sept. 21,1921 . Oct.4,1921 Oct. 5,1921 Sept. 21,1921 . Sept. 21, 1921 . Oct. 17,1923 Oct. 17, 1923 . Oct. 22,1924 . Mar. 5, 1925 . Oct. 26, 1927 . Sept. 27,1951 . Sept. 30, 1952 . Sept. 29, 1953

ALPHABETICAL LIST OF LODGES-LOCATIONS-DISTIlICTS

No. 602 444 366 355 590 10 219 664 544 198 659 255 347 141 443 377 356 621 193 529

A Name Location County District Acacia ................•.Columbia Boone 26 Ray 23 Ada ...................• Orrick Adair ' Kirksville Adair 2 Adelphi. Edgerton Platte 21 Advance Advance Stoddard 50 Agency Agency Buchanan 9 Albert Pike Kansas City Jackson •............... 22 Aldrich Aldrich Polk .41 AlgabiI. ..............•. St. Louis. • . . . . . . . . . . .. . 33-A Allensville Allendale Worth 6 Alpha N. Kansas City Clay 22 Alton Alton Oregon 53 America St. Louis. • • . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33- B Amsterdam ............• Amsterdam Bates 35 Anchor ..............•.• University City 33- B Ancient Craft. Kin~ City .•..•....... Gentry 6 Harrisburg Boone ...............•.•26 Ancient Landmark Anderson Anderson .•.......... McDonald 56 Angerona Missouri City Clay 11 Apollo St. Louis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33- A


1957

GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI

181

412 389 633 346 70 55 100 156 306 127 267 26

Appleton City ..........•Appleton City St Clair 37 Arcana ................• Harris ' Sullivan ..............•• 3 Archie ••••....•.......••Archie ..............• Cass 34 Arlington 1• • • • • • • • • • • • Dixon Pulaski 39 Annstrong.............• Armstrong Howard 25 Arrow Rock ...........•.Arrow Rock " Saline 24 Ash Grove Ash Grove Green .45 Ashland '.. Ashland Boone 26 Ashlar Commerce Scott 49 Athens Albany ..•............Gentry ................• 6 Aurora ................• St. wuis '. . . . . . .. . "",'"., .. ",,33- B 46 Ava Ava .•••..•.......... .Douglas

217 591 116 353 S67 365 3 393 632 373 450 170 642 666 378 573 97 537 379 150 41 535 153 102 337 101 195 45 597 587 135 334 616 80 86 269 203 233 501 442 254

Barbee SweetSprings Saline 24 Barnett. Barnett. Morgan 58 Barnes Cabool. Texas 46 Barnesville Ellington Reynolds .47 Barry ...............•...Washburn Barry ...............••. 55 Bayou Bakersfield Ozark 53 Beacon St. wuis , .. ,., , ,.33-C Beehive , .Lawson Ray 11 Belgrade Belgrade Washington .40 Belle Belle Maries 39 Belton Belton Cass 34 Benevolence Utica Livingston 12 Benjamin Franklin St. Louis. . . . . . . . . . . .. , . ,33- C Berkeley St. Louis St. Louis 33·A Berlin .................• Fairport De Kalb 10 Bernie Bernie Stoddard 60 Bethany Bethany .Harrison '. . . . . . . . . .. 5 BetheL Beth~l. Shelby 14 Billings Billings Christian 54 Binning Faucett. .Buchanan 9 Bismarck Bismarck St. Francois .48 BlackwelL Blackwell St. Francois .40 Bloomfield Bloomfield Stoddard 50 Bloomington ' Bevier Macon 14 Blue Springs Blue Springs Jackson 59 Bogard '~ .. ',' ......• Bogard Carroll 20 Bolivar Bolivar .Polk •.........•........ 41 Bonhomme Ballwin St. Louis 57 Carroll ..............••.20 Bosworth Bosworth Branson .............••• Branson Taney 54 Braymer Braymer Caldwell 12 Breckenridge Breckenridge Caldwell 12 Brentwood Brentwood St. Louis 57 Bridgeton .st. John's Station St. Louis 57 Linn 13 Brookfield Brookfield Brotherhood St. Joseph Buchanan 9 Brumley ..............•. Brumley Miller 38 Bucklin ••...............Bucklin Linn 13 Buckner Buckner Jackson 59 Burlington Burlington Jet. Nodaway 7 Butler ............•..... Butler ,Bates 35

B


132 416 328 486 552 183 38 63 169 284 231 549 249 401 197 461 147 305 172 611 59 615 185 331 407 487 392 342 662 610 553 559 17 645 207 601 507 651 463 520 161 548 482 274 485 595 168 534 533 654 120 432 369 464 454 528

1957

PROCEEDINGS OF THE

C Cache St. Louis................... . Cainsville Cainsville Harrison Cairo Cairo Randol ph Calhoun Calhoun Henry California California Moniteau Callao Callao .Macon Cambridge Slater Saline Camden Point Camden Point Platte Canopy Aurora Lawrence Cardwell Cardwell Dunklin Carl Junction Jasper Carl Junction Carroll Norborne Carroll Carterville Carterville Jasper Carthage Carthage Jasper Caruthersville Caruthersville Pemiscot Cass Harrisonville Cass Cecile-Daylight. Kansas City ;Jackson Censer Macon Macon Centertown Centertown Cole Centralia Centralia Boone Chaffee .. : Chaffee Scott Chamois. ~ Chamois Osage Charity St.Joseph Buchanan Charleston Charleston Mississippi Chilhowee Chilhowee Johnson Christian Oak Grove Jackson Circle Roscoe St. Clair Clarence Clarence Shelby Clark Clark Randolph Clarksburg Clarksburg Moniteau Clarksdale Clarksdale f • • • • • De Kalb Clarksville Clarksville Pike Clarkton Clarkton Dunklin Clay Excelsior Springs Clay Clayton Clayton St. Louis Clearmont. Clearmont . . Nodaway Cleveland Cleveland Cass Clifton Thayer. . . . . . Oregon Clifton Heights St. Louis. . . ............. Clifton Hill Clifton Hill. . Randolph Clinton Clinton Henry Clintonville £1 Dorado Springs Cedar Cold-Spring Leeton Johnson Cold-Water Drexel. Cass Cole Camp .' Cole Camp Benton Colony ...............•• Colony Knox Columbia ............•..Pacific Franklin Comfort. Wheaton Barry Commonwealth St. Louis · .. . . . . . . . Compass Parkville Platte Competitioll .. ' Competition Laclede Composite Doniphan Ripley Concordia Concordia Lafayette Continental ~ .. Stewartsville De Kalb Conway Conway Laclede

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33-C 5 18 37 31 14 24 21 55 60 44 20 .44 .44 51 34 22 14 31 26 .49 31 9 50 36 59 37 14 18 31 10 16 60 11 57 7 34 53 33- B 18 37 .43 36 34 36 2 32 55 33-B 21 38 52 23 10 38


1957

GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI

133

36 265 323 600 282 656 561 287 606 519 368 586 312 525 227

Cooper ................• Boonville , Cooper ....••...........25 Corinthian Warrensburg Johnson 36 Cornerstone St. Louis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33- A Cosby Cosby Andrew 9 Cosmos St. Louis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33- A Country Club KansasCity Jackson '" 22 Cowgill Cowgill Caldwell 12 Craft Canton Lewis 15 Craig Craig , Holt 8 Crane Crane Stone 54 Crescent Hill Adrian Bates 35 Criterion Alba Jasper .44 Cuba Cuba Crawford 39 Cunningham Sumner , Chariton 19 Cypress Laclede Linn 13

492 539 400 88 137 119 39 532 325 300

Daggett. Dawn Decatur Defiance Delphian De Soto De Witt Dexter Dockery Doric

285 630 384 575 291 318 648 599 607 14 497 12i 278 505

Earl Coffey Daviess 10 East Gate Kansas City Jackson 22 East Prairie East Prairie Mississippi 50 Easter St. Clair Franklin 32 Edina Edina Knox 2 Eldorado Luray Clark 1 Elmer Elmer Macon 14 Elvins Flat River St. Francois 48 Eminence Eminence Shannon .' 47 Eolia Eolia Pike •................... 16 Equality Newburg Phelps 39 Erwin St. Louis. . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 33- A Stoddard 50 Essex · Essex Euclid St. Louis. : 33- A Eureka Brunswick Chariton 19 Evergreen New Haver. Franklin 32 Everton Everton Dade 42 Ewing..........•.•..... Ewing Lewis 15 Excello ........•••...... Excello Macon 14 Excelsior ....•.......... .Jackson Cape Girardeau .49

D

McKittrick Dawn Pierce City Sheridan Birch Tree De Soto DeWitt Dexter Meadville Elkland

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Montgomery Livingston Lawrence Worth Shannon Jefferson Carroll Stoddard Linn Webster

28. 12 55 6 .47 40 20 50 13 .45

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13 27 405 577 332 441

F

483 Fairfax 2QQ Fairmont. . 4:4. Fair Play :'13'2 Farmington 47 Fayette

Fairfax .Atchison 8 Wyaconda Clark 1 .Fair Play : Polk ••......... ~ ..•... Al ,.Farmington : : .. St. Francois 048 :~.:.~.~.!. Fayette .••....... '.~' . .Howard ......•....•.••.25


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PROCEEDINGS OF THE

345 281 542 339 23 214 578 453 554 212 192 363 636 352 89 48

Fellowship Joplin Fenton Fenton Ferguson .............•. .Ferguson Fidelity Farley Florida Florida ForestCity ForestCity oSt. Louis Forest Park Forsyth Forsyth Foster Foster Four Mile Campbell Frankford .Frankford Fraternal Robertsville Freedom Mehl ville Friend Ozark Friendship Chillicothe Fulton Fulton

Jasper 44 St. Louis 57 St. Louis 57 .Platte .•................ 21 Monroe 17 Holt 8

515 106 423 655 359 522 422 125 9 427 475 218 72 397 289 644 514 579 276 618 272 66 173 159 425 414 635 107 178

G Galena Galena Stone Gallatin Gallatin Daviess Galt Galt Grundy Gardenville Gardenville .st. Louis Garrett Arcola Dade Gate City Kansas City Jackson Gate of the Temple Springfield Greene Gentryville Gentryville Gentry George Washington St. Louis...................... . . . Glenwood Glenwood Schuyler Golden Golden City Barton ., St. Louis Good Hope Gorin Gorin Scotland Clinton Gower Gower Graham Graham Nodaway Grain Valley Grain Valley Jackson Granby Granby Newton Grandin Grandin Carter Grand River Freeman Cass Grandview Grandview Jackson Granite Sedalia Pettis Grant City Grant City Worth Gray Summit Gray Summit Franklin Green City Green City Sullivan Green Ridge Green Ridge Pettis Greensburg Greensburg Knox Greentop Greentop Schuyler Greenville Greenville Wayne Griswold .............•••Bellflower Montgomery

216 336 224 188 322 499 171 21

H Hale City Hale Carroll 20 Hallsville Hallsville Boone 26 Hamilton Hamilton Caldwell 12 HannibaL Hannibal. Marion 15 Hardin Hardin Ray 20 Harmony St. Louis. . . . . . . . . . . .. . .33- B Hartford ..............•.Hartford Putnam S Havana ..•..........• : .•McFall Gentry •...............• 6

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1957

135

GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI

571 459 354 117 37 477 338 123 288 187 104 211 527 364 455 362 279 262 660 49 251 239 215 4 130 32 415 30

Hayti. .Hayti. Hazelwood Seymour Hebron Mexico Helena .....•........... Rochester Hemple Hemple Henderson Rogersville Herculaneum Herculaneum Hermann Hermann Hermitage Hermitage Hermon Liberal Heroine Kansas City Hickory Hill. Eugene Higbee Higbee Higginsville Higginsville Hinton Hinton Hiram Kahoka Wheatland Hogle's Creek Holden Holden Holliday Holliday Holt. Holt. Hope Washington.' Hopewell LestervilJe Hornersville Hornersville Howard New Franklin Hume Hume Humphreys Humphreys Hunnewell Hunnewell Huntsville Huntsville

410 581 76 54 536 381 154 143 420 446

Iberia IlImo Independence Index Ingomar Ionia Ionic Irondale Itaska Ivanhoe

82 541 447 500 564 398 43 640 315 480 164 321 457 335 411

Jackson Linneus Jacksonville Jacksonville Jacoby Darlington Jameson Jameson Jamesport. .J amesport. Jasper Jasper Jefferson Jefferson City Jennings Jennings Jerusalem Jerico Springs, JeweL .................•Pleasant Hill Joachim Hillsboro Jonathan Denver Jonesburg Jonesburg Joplin Joplin Joppa Hartville

,

Pemiscot Webs ter Audrain Andrew Clinton Webster Jefferson Gasconade , .Hickory , .Barton J ackson , .Cole Randolph Lafayette Boone Clark Hickory Johnson Monroe Clay Franklin Reynolds Dunklin Howard ,Bates Sullivan Shelby Randolph

Iberia Miller I1lmo Scott Independence Jackson Garden City Cass Willow Springs Howell Eldon Miller Desloge St. Francois Irondale Washington St. Louis. . . . . . . . . . . .. ".""" Kansas City Jackson

51 045

27 9 11 045 .40 32 Al 43 22 31 18 23 26 1 41 36 17 11 32 047 60 25 35 3 14 18

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38 49 59 34 53 58 .48 040 ",33- C 22

J Linn 13 Randolph 18 Gentry 6 Daviess 10 Daviess ................• 10 Jasper .................•44 ; .. Cole 31 St. Louis 57 ,Cedar .42 Cass 34 Jefferson 40 Worth 6 , Montgomery 28 , Jasper 44 Wright ......•......... .46


136

PROCEEDINGS OF THE

1957

K

220 311 68 213 376 105 484 245 582

Kansas City ............• Kansas City Jackson 22 Kearney Kearney Clay 11 Kennett. .Kennett. Dunklin 60 Keystone .st. Louis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33- A King Hill St. Joseph Buchanan .............• 9 Kirksville ..............• Kirksville Adair 2 St. Louis 57 Kirkwood .............••Kirkwood Knobnoster Knobnoster. .Johnson ...............• 36 Koshkonong Koshkonong Oregon 53 L

222 83 115 489 292 460 574 531 237 253 592 506 145 598 77 494 149 31 302 666 138 326 152 51 521 488 257 259 268 128 409 403

La Belle La Belle Lewis Laclede Lebanon Laclede Laddonia Laddonia Audrain Stoddard Lakeville Bell City Lamar ~ .Lamar Barton Lambskin St. Louis............... . . . . . . . La Monte La Monte Pettis Lane's Prairie Vichy ' Maries La Plata La Plata Macon Laredo Laredo Grundy La Russell La Russell Jasper Lathrop Lathrop Clinton Latimer Licking Texas Leadwood Leadwood St. Francois Lebanon Steelville Crawford Lewistown Lewistown : ..Lewis Lexington Lexington ~ Lafayette Liberty Liberty Clay , Lick Creek Perry Ralls Lilbourn Lilbourn New Madrid Lincoln Fillmore Andrew Linn Linn Osage Linn-Creek Camdenton Camden Livingston Glasgow Howard Lockwood .............•.Lockwood Dade Lock Springs Lock Springs Daviess Lodge of Light Eagleville Harrison Schuyler Lodge of Love Lancaster Lodge of Tm th Atlanta Macon Lorraine Ridgeway Harrison Louisville Louisville Lincoln Lowry-City .Lowry City St. Clair

433 91 626 112 406 402 543 566 481 110

Mack's Creek Mack's Creek Madison Madison Magnol ia St. Louis Maitland Maitland Malden Malden Malta .Malta Bend Mansfield Mansfield Maplewood Maplewood Marceline Marceline Marcus ..........•...... Fredericktown

15 38 27 50 43 . . . 33-A 36 39 14 4 44 11 39 .48 39 15 23 11 17 51 9 31 38 25 .42 10 5 I

14 5 29 37

M

Camden 38 Monroe ...............• 17 '. . . . .. 33- B Holt 8 Dunklin 60 Saline 24 Wright .46 St. Louis 57 Linn 13 Madison .48


1957 569 324 260 458 16 628 313 35 2 85 244 516 567 151 471 1 639 344 144 612 129 295 64 490 246 58 408 603 184 351 558 294 614 158 637 476 439 40 99 327 221 25 568 560 247 60 510 199 307 429 270 473 470 647 372

GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI Marlborough McDonald Mechanicsville Melville Memphis Mendon Meramec Mercer Meridian Miami. Middle Fabius Milford Miller Milton MineraL Missouri Mizpah ]\foberly .' Modern Mokane Monett. Moniteau Monroe Montevallo Montgomery Monticello Montrose Morehouse Morley ]\fosaic Moscow Mound City Mount Washington Mountain Grove Mountain View Mt. Hope Mt. Olive Mt. Moriah Mt. Vernon Mt. Zion Mystic Tie

137

Oackson Co.) Jackson ...............•22 Independence Jackson .............•.. 59 St. Charles 30 Defiance Dadeville .Dade ,42 Memphis Scotland ...............• 1 Chariton ..............• 19 Mendon Eureka St. Louis 57 Princeton Mercer ................• 4 St. Louis 33- A Miami. Saline .................• 24 :Downing Schuyler ...............• I Barton ,43 Milford Miller ; .Lawrence 55 Milton Randolph 18 Oronogo Jasper ,44 St. Louis 33- B 51. Louis............. . 33-A Moberly Randolph 18 Humansville " Polk ,41 Mokane Callaway 27 Monett. Barry 55 Jamestown Moniteau .............•• 31 Monroe City Monroe ...............• 17 Montevallo Vernon .43 Montgomery City .Montgomery 28 15 Monticello Lewis Montrose Henry 37 Morehouse New Madrid 50 Morley Scott 50 Belleview Iron 48 Moscow Mills Lincoln 29 Mound City Holt 8 Mt. Washington Jackson 59 Mountain Grove Wright ,46 Mountain View Howell 53 Odessa Lafayette 23 Webster ,45 Rogersville, R. 3 St. Louis : 33- A Mt. Vernon Lawrence 55 West Plains Howell 53 .'Oak Ridge Cape Girardeau .49

N Naphtali St. Louis 33-B Naylor Ripley 52 Naylor Nelson Saline ..•............... 24 Nelson Neosho Neosho ' Newton 56 Callaway 27 New Bloomfield ........• New Bloomfield New Hampton Harrison 5 New Hampton Elsberry ............•.Lincoln 29 New Hope New London .Ralls .................•• 17 New London New Madrid ...........• New Madrid ~ New Madrid 51 New Salem Winfield Lincoln •............... 29 Nineveh ..............•• Olney ..............•.Lincoln 2!) Nodaway .Maryville , Nodaway .............•. 7 Noel Noel .•............... McDonald 56 NonpareiL ·.East Lynne •.......... Cass ..........••......•• 34


138

1957

PROCEEDINGS OF THE

643 Northeast. 157 North Star 358 Northwest. 622 Norwood 583 Novinger

Kansas City Rockport. Tarkio Norwood Novinger

Jackson Atchison Atchison Wright Adair

22 8 8 .46 2

163 134 576 139 546 518 303 317 7 623 624

OccidentaL Olean Olive Branch Oregon Orient. OrientaL Osage Osborn O'Sullivan Overland Owensville

St. Louis. . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . Olean , ..Miller St. Louis. . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . Oregon Holt Kansas City Jackson Blackburn Saline Nevada Vernon Osborn .De Kalb Walnut Grove Greene Overland St. Louis Owensville Gasconade

241 18 19 650 308 65 11 330 319 551 92 502 136 472 399 652 182 314 469 504 113 160 142 467 176 79 349 232 95 209 166 131 556 503 179 657 658

P Palestine .st. Charles St. Charles 30 Palmyra Palmyra Marion •................ 15 Paris Union Paris ...............•.Monroe •............... 17 Parma Parma New Madrid 51 Parrott. Maysville .De Kalb 10 Pattonsburg Pattonsburg Daviess 10 Pauldingville Wright City Warren 30 Paul Revere ............•St. Louis. . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . .33- C Paulville Hurdland Adair 2 Pendleton .Doe Run St. Francois .48 Pike ••................. 16 Perseverance Louisiana Philadelphia Philadelphia Marion 15 Phoenix Bowling Green Pike 16 Pickering Pickering .Nodaway 7 Pike ....•••.............Curryville .•.......... Pike •.................. 16 Pilgrim St. Louis.......................... . . . . . . . . .. 33-B Pilot Knob Richville Douglas 46 Pine Bardley Ripley 52 Plato Plato Texas 46 Platte City Platte City Platte •................. 21 Plattsburg Plattsburg Clinton 11 Pleasant Morrisville Polk •.................. 41 Pleasant Grove Otterville Cooper 25 Pleasant Hop~ Pleasant Hope Polk .41 Point Pleasant. Conran New Madrid 51 Polar Star St. Louis. . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33- C Pollock Pollock Sullivan -~ . . . . . . . . .. 3 Polo ..•.................Polo....•.•.......... Caldwell· ......•........ 12 Pomegranate St. Louis. . . . . . . . . . . .. . 33- B Poplar Bluff Poplar Bluff Butler 52 Portageville Portageville New Madrid 51 Potosi. Potosi. Washington .40 Prairie Gilman City Harrison 5 Prairie Home Prairie Home Cooper 25 Pride ofthe West. 51. Louis 33·B 33· C Progress ....•........... St. Louis Purity St. Louis 33-A

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33- C 58 33- C 8 '.22 24 43 10 .45 57 32


1957 190 596 180 383

139

GRAND "LODGE OF MISSOURI

Putnam ...............• Newton Puxico Puxico Pyramid " St. Louis Pythagoras Cassville

Sullivan Stoddard """ Barry

3 50 33- B 55

Q

380 Queen City 196 Quitman

Queen City ........•.. Schuyler Quitman ..........••• Nodaway

1 7

33 201 223 391 570 479 385 57 361 13 496 435 663 341 213 550 404 426 204 316 238 90 572

B Ralls Center •.............. Ralls ..................• 17 Ravenwood Ravenwood .Nodaway 7 23 Ray Camden ...........••.Ray Raytown Raytown Jackson 59 Republic Republic Greene .45 Rich Hill Rich Hill Bates 35 Richland Richland Pulaski 38 Richmond .............• Richmond .Ray ..•................. 23 Riddick Buffalo Dallas Al RisingSun Barry Platte 21 Robert Burns Gainesville Ozark 53 Rockbridge Almartha Ozark 53 Rockhill Kansas City Jackson 22 Rockville Rockville. ~ Bates 35 Rolla Rolla Phelps 39 Rose Hill St. Louis """. ". ". " 33- C Rosendale .Rosendale Andrew ...............• 9 Ro"thville Chariton 19 Rothville Rowley Dearborn .Platte 21 Rural Kansas City Jackson 22 Buchanan 9 Rushville Rushville 31 Russellville Russellville Cole Rutledge Rutledge Scotland 1

225 226 208 424 298. 462 293 71 508 448 126 236 513 585 646 653 625 256 228 371 310 75

S Salem .................• Salem Dent •........." 39 Ste. Genevieve 048 Saline .................• St. Mary's Salisbury Salisbury ': .Chariton 19 Samaritan .............• Bonne Terre St. Francois 48 Sampson .............•••Lutie " .Ozark 53 Santa Fe ..............•• Santa Fe Monroe 17 Sarcoxie Sarcoxie .............•Jasper •................. 44 Savannah .............•. Savannah Andrew 9 Buchanan 9 Saxton ................•.St. Joseph Schell City Schell City Vernon 043 Seaman Milan ..•.............Sullivan 3 Sedalia Sedalia Pettis 36 Senath ................• Senath Dunklin 60 Shamrock ..............•Shamrock Callaway 27 Shaveh St. Louis , . ". " "33- A Shawnee ...............• Warsaw Benton 36 Sheffield Kansas City Jackson 22 040 Shekinah Festus Jefferson Shelbina Shelbina." Shelby 14 Sheldon Sheldon Vernon 043 Sikeston Sikeston Scott 50 Silex ..••..............• Silex Lincoln 29


140 511 271 206 ,200 547 466 296 524 96 273 588 234 230 28 78 20 93 109 419 133 634 538 283 608 174 69 555 .263 617

PROCEEDINGS OF'THE Skidmore Solomon Somerset Sonora South Gate Southwest. Sparta Spickardsville St. Andrews St. Clair St. Francisville St. Francois St. James St. John's St. Joseph St. Louis St. Mark's Stanberry Star Star of the West. Steele Stella Stockton Strafford Sturgeon Sullivan Summersville Summit. Swope Park

Skidmore Springfield Powersville Watson , ..Kansas City , .southwest City Sparta Spickard , Shelbyville , Osceola Wayland Libertyville St. James Hannibal St. Joseph St. Louis Cape Girardeau Stanberry TabervilIe .Ironton .steele Stella Stockton Strafford Sturgeon Sullivan .summersville Lee's Summit. Kansas City

1957

Nodaway ..............• 7 Greene .45 Putnam 3 Atchison 8 Jackson 22 McDonald 56 Christian 54 Grundy 4 Shelby 14 St. Clair 37 Clark 1 .st. Francois .48 Phelps 39 Marion 15 Buchanan .•..•......... 9 ' . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . '" 33-B Cape Girardeau .49 Gentry 6 St. Clair 37 Iron .48 51 Pemiscot Newton 56 Cedar .42 Greene .45 :. Boone 26 Franklin 32 Texas .46 Jackson 59 Jackson 22

T

565 438 299 177 661 56 631 638 205 641 122 440 34 360 114 12

Tebbetts Temperance Temple Texas Theodore Roosevelt. Tipton Tower Grove Trenton Triangle Trilumina Trinity Triplett. Trowel Troy Tuscan Twilight. Tyro

593 124 210 5 495 649. 42!·

U Union Union Franklin Union Star Union Star De Kalb Unionville Unionville , Putnam United ................• Springfield , Greene Unity Richards Vernon University ·. Clayton ' '. St. Louis Urbana ...............••••Urbana ............• ~ Dallas

III

Tebbetts Callaway 27 Smithville Clay 11 Kansas City Jackson 22 Houston Texas 46 University City .st. Louis , . , . , . .. ." 33-C Tipton Moniteau 31 St. Louis , ,33- C Trenton Grundy 4 St. Louis ............•........ , . , . , .. , ,33- B Marshall Saline 24 St. Louis " . . .. . . . . . . . . . . ..,., ,33- C Triplett. Chariton 19 Marble Hill .Bollinger .49 Troy Lincoln 29 St. Louis. . . . . . . . . . . .. . ,., , 33- C Columbia ' Boone 26 Caledonia Washington .40 32 10· 3 .45 .43 .. ·.. 57 ',' .•.•• 41·


1957

GRAND· LODGE OF MISSOURI

141

V

413 629 509 491 320 94 62

Valley Valley Park Van Buren Vandalia Versailles Vienna Vincil

Bolckow Valley Park Van Buren Vandalia Versailles Vienna Cameron

52 605 456 665 74 609 87 61 526 375 512 98 84 22 613 194 46 445 103 396 15 53 340 202 434 417 162 620 370 29 540 430 277 387 24

Wakanda Carrollton Walker WalKer Wallace Bunceton Wardell Wardell Warren Keytesville Warrenton Warrenton Washington Greenfield Waverly Waverly Wayne Piedmont Waynesville Waynesville Webb City Webb City Webster Marshfield Webster Groves Webster Groves Wellington De Kalb Wellston Wellston Wellsville Wellsville ~ Wentzville Wentzville St. Louis West Gate .. .' West View Millersville Western Light. Louisburg Western Star. Winston Weston Weston Westport. Kansas City Westville Westville Wheeling Wheeling Whitewater Whitewater Whitesville Whitesville Willard Willard Williamstown Williamstown Windsor Windsor Winigan Winigan Winona ..............••.Winona Wm. D. Muir Pilot Grove Woodside Thomasvill e Wyaconda La Grange

.Andrew St. Louis Carter Audrain Morgan Maries Clinton

g 57 .47 27 58 39 11

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20 .43 25 51 19 30 .42 23 52 . 38 .44 .45 57 9 57 28 30 33- A Cape Girardeau .49 Dallas .41 Daviess 10 Platte .............•....21 Jackson 22 Chariton· 19 Livingston 12 Cape Girardeau .49 Andrew 9 Greene .45 15 Lewis Henry 37 Sullivan 3 Shannon .47 Cooper 25 53 Oregon Lewis .............•.... 15

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FIRST DISTRICT-GEORGE SOWERS, D. D. G. M., Wayland, Mo. County Clark

Lodges . Fairmont ...•.... Eldorado....•.... Hiram . St. Francisville . Sco~la'r;ci : : : : : : Memphis •.•..... Gorin . Rutledge . Sch,~Yler:·.·..... '. Middle Fabius . Lodge of Love . Queen City . Glenwood .•...... Greentop .

No. I Location 290jWyaCOnda . 318 Luray ..•....... 362 Kahoka . 588 Wayland . 16 Memphis .••..... 72 Gorin . 572 Rutledge .•...... 244 Downing . 259 Lancaster . 380 Queen City . 427 Glenwood . 635 Greentop .

Master F. E. Whitehead . Forrest W. Phillips . Marvin V. Maggart .. Harold Brammer . Charles Fugate . Dee Clatt .

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Secretary A. G. Dieterich, Wyaconda. Mo . Henry Calvert, Luray. Mo . Elmer c.~ Dinger. 362 N. Morgan, Kahoka, Mo . Scoville Wright. Alexandria. Mo . B. H. Hertenstein, Memphis, Mo . R. E. Shacklett. Gorin, Mo•..................... Clarence A. Bertram, Rutledge. Mo . R. W. Farris. Box 26, Downing. Mo . William T. West. Lancaster, Mo . G. L. Lauer, Queen City, Mo . Donald R. Griffith, Glenwood. Mo . B. F. Arnold. Greentop, Mo .

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105 IKirksville 366 Kirksville 583 Novinger 168/Colony 2911Edina.......... 319IHurdland •...... 4141 Greens burg. . . . ..

. . Hartford Somerset . Unionville .•..... . . Humphreys Seaman .•........ Green City . Putnam . Pollock . Arcana . Winigan .

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Homer L. Dickerson. Livonia, Mo . Sam Morris, Powersville, Mo...•................ Emery Welsh, Unionville, Mo: ..•................ Wm. E. Alexander. Humphreys, Mo.............• Chas. E. Smith, Milan, Mo.....................•. Wayne Bennett. Green City. Mo . Earl Duley, Newtown, Mo.....•................. Otis Reinhard, Pollock. Mo.....................• Cecil M. Clem, Box 68, Harris, Mo . Kenneth Harl. Winigan. Mo .

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Homer Mullins·······1 Max Foster Byron Grisamore George Hall Johnnie E. Goodin

Stanley McKemy, Box 286, Trenton, Mo Vernon T. Beckner, Laredo, Mo Paul Porter, Galt, Mo Gaylor E. Shaw, Spickard, Mo W. Earl Kauffman, Princeton, Mo

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Ervin V. Osborn Francis Shepard. . . .. Lynn Poush L. K. Stoner Don E. Williams F. E. Eberhart

Dean D. Johnson, Box 268, Bethany, Mo . Dean Kampmann, Ridgeway, Mo••••.•.......... Alfred Kaestner, Eagleville, Mo . L. R. Thompson, Cainesville, Mo . Dr. R. L. Grun, New Hampton, Mo . Chas. N. Netherton, Gilman City, Mo .

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Lorine Smith, Jr Frank Carroll....... J. C. Crawford Norris G. Whiteaker. Robert E. King Eugene Weatherd B. J. Ray, Jr Herbert S. Bona. . . .. Ralph Miller Walter Hensley

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Lodges . North Star Sonora Northwest Fairfax Holt .......•.. Maitland Oregon Forest City Mound City Craig Atc~,ison

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Secretary . . Virgil E. Walter, RFD I, Rock Port, Mo . . Vernon Herren, Watson, Mo . . Charles R. Spratt, Tarkio, Mo . . N. F. Dragoo, Fairfax, Mo . William A. Richardson, Maitland, Mo . . Kenneth Kneale, Oregon, Mo . . Lavere North, Forest City, Mo•.................. . D. B. Burnett, Mound City, Mo . . C. M. Randall, Craig, Mo.....•..................

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John B. Rucker . Creath Thorne . Carl W. Peterson . Marion Gay . H. G. Sweigert . Lloyd Jackson . Marvin Bodenhausen. Robert D. Bostick . Riley Sampson . Donald G. Wristen . Charles F. Brown . Vernon R. Demarest. Elmer Lister . Duane E. Taylor . Marvin Davis . George K. Jackson . Thomas H. Maugh .

Lloyd L. Schmitt, Box 202, Savannah, Mo Quinton J. Schottel, Cosby, Mo Stanford M. Burge, 402 N. 2nd St., Savannah, Mo. Marion Barton, RFD, Union Star, Mo.. . . . . . . . . .. Frank E. Johnson, Rosendale. Mo Glenn Neely, Bolckow, Mo W. B. Durant, RR I, Cosby, Mo Robert B. Ridge, 2518 S. 22nd St., St. Joseph, Mo.. Hallie V. Redmon, De Kalb, Mo Henry Raines, 1101 Corby Bldg., St. Joseph, Mo James P. Hull, Faucett, Mo Donald Lindsay, 641 N. 8th St., St. Joseph, Mo Elmer Moore, Rushville, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. E. G. Pearce, Sr., Rt. 7, Box 259a, St. Joseph, Mo.. Lesis 0. Weigel, Box 331, St. Joseph, Mo Elvis R. Poft', 6601 S. 4th St., St. Joseph, Mo Glen E. Shuster, Rt. 4, St. Joseph, Mo

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Cecil E. Mullikin Kenneth LaBarr ..' Wm. C. Summers Francis Overbey. . . .. Ralph E. Dale Victor Fletchall LeRoy Sterns Homer E. Bolen..... Jas. C. Woodward Byron Keith Harris .. Claude S. Andrews C. W. Lebold. . . .. . ..

Henry B. Early, 40 S. Jewell St.• Liberty, Mo Lawrence W. Bartee, Holt, Mo Vincil R. Turner, Box 13, Missouri City, Mo A. L. Forsythe, Box 443, Excelsior Springs, Mo Stanley Ervin, Kearney, Mo E. V. Wolfe, Smithville, Mo........ Glenn H. Cook, RR I, Hemple, Mo O. Rex Orr. Rt. 3, Cameron, Mo H. O. Marshall, Plattsburg, Mo Jewell W. Singleton, Gower, Mo.. James L ..Taylor, Box 262, Lathrop, Mo L. D. Esttll. Lawson, Mo

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John O'Dell. . . . . . . .. Roger K. Waters Rubin Fields , Wells Bothwell Farrel Clevenger Robert P. Babb Herbert M. Walz D. A. Biggerstaff Lee Lewis

D. Irving Farrar. Braymer, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. George D. Dodge. Hamilton, Mo•................. Forrest R. Leamer, Polo, Mo.. . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Herbert Woolsey, Breckenridge, Mo T. M. Parker, Cowgill, Mo Stoney Richardson. 1019 Cherry, Chillicothe, Mo Edgar Kohl. Rt. 1. Mooresville, Mo M. L. Aye. Wheeling, Mo M. F. Pollard, Ludlow, Mo

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No. I Location 82ILinneus 86 Brookfield 227lLaclede 233 Bueklin 325/Meadville .. , 481 Mareeline

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Master Seeretary Time of Meeting . 2nd & 4th Mon. Novie G. Couch . Ronald E. Bradley, Linneus, Mo Marvin L. Meyn, Sr.. A. P. Boyles, 1105 Brookfield Ave., Brookfield, Mo. 2nd & 4th Tu. Russell Neeley . W. L. Molloy, Laclede, Mo , , . 1st & 3rd Wed. Ivan Molloy . F. 1. Anderson, Bucklin, Mo . 1st & 3rd Tu. Benj. R. Jaekson . Jack E. Friesner, Meadville. Mo . Ea. Tu. Earl Doss . Frank C. Earl. Marceline, Mo . 1st & 3rd Th. "'C

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J<;dward E. Osman . Owen Kin~ , . H. Bates Conrad . Alvin Harris . David Carnahan . Earnest Riffe . Ce~il R. Kerr . GeIger Long . GeorR'e West. " . Be,tIey Sherry . James W. Vandiver .. Russell Wood .

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John J. Frieden Chester D. Humphrey Orville Patrick Carl H. Bland....... Charles O. Jones ..... Gilbert B. Veatch.... Kenneth L. Wiseman. Kenneth Moore .... ,. Ted M. Henderson... Dale Feather. . . . . . .. Pearl Glascock. . . . . ..

W. R. Lake, LaGrange, Mo , " R. Lance West, Montieello, Mo., , Frank Young, LaBelle, Mo Jere Bradshaw, Canton, Mo Wayne N. Welker, Williamstown, Mo.......... .. Archie E. Graves, Lewistown, Mo.. , John W. Terpening, Ewing, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Rufus L. Haydon, 306 S. Maine, Palmyra, Mo.. '" Clifford A. Robbearts, 708 Pine St., Hannibal, Mo. Frederick E. Herrin, Box 401, Hannibal, Mo.. . . .. Thomas J. Bleigh, Philadelphia, Mo "

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Eolia Clarksville Perseverance Phoenix Frankford Pike

14IEolia . Charles E. Mendonsa. . Milton F. Duvall, Jr.. 17 Clarksville . 92 Louisiana . Charles T. Sisson . . . 136 Bowling Green . Earl Bridges . . 192\Frankford . Robert J. Mosley . D. B. Myers . . 399 Curryville . .

Theo. L. Graue, Eolia, Mo Edward N. Hawkins, Clarksville, Mo Russell J. Rowe, Louisiana, Mo V. E. Vogel, Bowling Green, Mo John McIntyre, Frankford, Mo James W. Stevens, Curryville, Mo

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Wm. S. Shelton E. M. Adams Earl W. Massey. . . . .. Wesley Houchins Jas. W. Kendrick James L. Shumard Clifford Harris, Jr Jack B. White William H. yager

Henry Sladek, 307 W. Caldwell, Paris. Mo Gillam Street. Perry, Mo Joseph M. Hampton, Monroe City, Mo Johnnie Summers, RR 2, Madison, Mo Charles G. Wilson, RR 4, Mexico, Mo Paul Callison, Holliday, Mo G. C. Layne, Center, Mo J. C. Berrey, Perry, Mo John E. Bogue. New London. Mo

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Huntsville . Milton . Clifton Hill . Moberly •...•.... Cairo . Higbee . Jacksonville . Clark .

30 Huntsville 151 Milton 161 Clifton Hill 344 Moberly 486 Cairo. . . . . . . . . .. 527 Higbee 541 Jacksonville 610IClark

Lew E. Moore.. . .. .. Albert Martin... . R. D. Leathers Durbin W. Carter. . .. A. H. Devenport. . . .. Olan Robb G. H. McKinney..... Rex Ehrhardt. .. .. ..

RoIIie S. Corbin. 402 S. Oak St., Huntsville, Mo Ross Dixon, RFD 3, Box 167, Moberly, Mo........ Geo. K. Hill, Clifton Hill, Mo Edward F. Wilson. 825 W. Rollins, Moberly, Mo... Uel L. Dameron, Rt. 1, Cairo, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Edwin B. Hawkins, Higbee, Mo Albert J. Wedding, Rt. 2, Cairo, Mo Frank L. Ornburn, Clark. Mo................ . ..

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. Milton J. Daily, Brunswick, Mo . E. C. Drace, Keytesville, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . Francis Johnson, Triplett, Mo . B. O. Green, Marceline, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . E. J. Kirby, 208 S. Walnut, Salisbury. Mo . . Nat J. Venable, Rothville, Mo.......... . Leslie O. Allen, Sumner, Mo . Carroll G. Shull, Box 75, Mendon. Mo

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No. I Location 39 DeWitt . 62 Carrollton . 101 Bogard •••...... 216 Hale ....••...... 249 Norborne •••...• 697 Bosworth . 322 Hardin .

Master Ray Pence William G. Shryer Jack Forrest Glen Conner R. L. Webb R. L. Stephenson C. W. Merrifield

Secretary I Time of Meeting 1st & 3rd Th. . Milton Tietjens, DeWitt, Mo . O. E. Lamb, Carrollton, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 2nd & 4th Th. 2nd & 4th Tu. . Frank Brunscher, Bogard, Mo . Robert Baker, Rt. 2, Hale, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 1st & 3rd Mon. . R. H. Robinson, 611 S. Elm, Norborne, Mo 2nd & 4th Mon. , 2nd & 4th Th. ' C. E. McAfee, Bosworth, Mo . Robert T. Lampton, Box 305, Hardin, Mo.....•... 1st Sat. & 4th Tu.

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. J. B. Bryan, Acting, 811 E. 23d St., N. Kansas City 16, Mo...................••.............. J. A. Offutt, Box 116, Weston, Mo Herbert Busch, 7 E. First, Parkville, Mo.. . . . . . . .. Leo Redden, Camden Point, Mo.. • . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Jack D. HU,dson, Box 114, Dearborn, Mo Guy Kamphefner, Farley, Mo Clyde M. Newman, Edgerton, Mo Herman Klein, Platte City, Mo.. . . . .. . . . . . . . . . ..

Reubin O. Holland . Lucian Kaiser . Russel Rickie . Odell Harrel. . N. D. Shackelford . Clarence Cook .•..... L. F. Grisham .

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651Arrow Rock ..... 63 Slater.. • . • • • . . .. 85 Miami. . • • • • • . .. 205 Marshall. . • . • . .. 217 Sweet Springs 4021Malta Bend..•... 5181B1ackburn...... 560INelson

Dale C. DeHaven George A. Roller Raymond Ritchey J. C. Allison 'Taylor Hook Robert E. Conner Gilbert Sassmann F. W. Marshall

. E. E. Hailey, Arrow Rock, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . Frank G. Schmidt, 201 E. Lincoln St., Slater, Mo.. . Geo. W. Wilson, Miami, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . G. H. Fuller, Marshall, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . Paul Wylie. Sweet Springs, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . Elmer H. Wilson, Malta Bend, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . Walter C. Borchers, Blackburn, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . .. . W. R. Leffler, Nelson, Mo

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Lodges No. I Location . 36 Boonville . CO~'per . Cooper Pleasant Grove . 142 Otterville ' Wm.D.Muir . 277 Pilot Grove . Wallace . 456 Bunceton . Prairie Home . 603 Prairie Home . Howard: : : : : : : Howard . 4 New Franklin . Fayette . 471' Fayette.••.•.•.. Livingston . 51 Glasgow . Armstrong . 70 Armstrong .

Master Woodard B. Hopkins. J. Raymond Reid . Clarence E. Lange . John H. Scott . William E. Tuttle . Carl A. Edmonston .. ' Lester C. Bolton . Cecil M. Campbell . Billy W. Griffin .

Secretary Clarence L. Hurt, Boonville, Mo . George M. Burnett, Otterville, Mo . Peyton E. Hays, Pilot Grove, Mo . Donald J. McKnight, Bunceton, Mo•............. Fred L. Schilb, Prairie Home, Mo•...•........... Willie R. Koelling, New Franklin, Mo.••......... Samunel P. Ayres, Jr., Fayette, Mo••••••........ Ralph E. Johnson, Glasgow, Mo...•.............. Robert R. Walker, Box 323, Armstrong, Mo .

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Centralia . Twilight . Ashland . Sturgeon . Hallsville.•...... Ancient Landmarl Hinton . Acacia .

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Glenn Geeting ····1 Lowell Alderson..... Robert W. Jones John M. Finke, Jr Lawrence Leuther

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R. S. Cunningham, Jr., 104 Jackson, Jefferson City, Mo George Wilson, Russellville, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Parker Norfleet, Eugene, Mo.............. James M. Swearingen, Centertown, Mo D. W. Fenton, Tipton, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . .. A. E. Wilson, California, Mo.......... .. Hugh C. Harkins, Jamestown, Mo Leslie J. Stephens, Clarksburg, Mo August J. Linhardt, Chamois, Mo '1 F. Edward Busch, Linn, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..

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271New Haven .. , .. 69ISullivan ..•...... 173 Gray SummIt . 251 Washington . . 363 Robertsville 534 Pacific ....••.... 575 St. Clair . 593 Union . . 123 Hermann 624 Owensville .

Robert M. Crowder James A. Strauser M. T. Omohundro James W. Hauser John Evins Clarence Koepke Fred W. Olson Marshall Hasty " King Bacon Kenneth Hackman

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John W. Sheible, New Haven, Mo Gordian J. Mathias, 120 E. Euclid, Sullivan, Mo... Wm. E. Arnold, Gray Summit, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . .. Walter A. Pfautsch, 316 Cedar, Washington, Mo.. Francis L. Henderson, Robertsville, Mo.. . . . • • • • .. Robert Wunderlich, Box 265, Pacific, Mo•......... Ralph D. Clayton, St. Clair, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. William S. Toelke, Union, Mo...........•........ W. D. Stoenner, 218 W. 6th St., Hermann, Mo..... Albert Meade, Owensville, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..

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Master Arthur H. PJoetze . William R. Glaus . Lewis C. Robertson .. Carl H. Barthold .

Keystone . 2431St. Louis ••...... William M. Stover . Cosmos •••....... 282 St. Louis . Merle L. Silverstein .. COrnerstone

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445 St. Louis ••...... 460 St. Louis .••..... 605 St. Louis ..•..... 529 St. Louis .•...... 644 St. Louis . 578 St. Louis . 639 St. Louis •.••.... 658 St. Louis ••...... 646 University City ..

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Edw. O. Steinbeck .... Keith R. Abernathy .. Wm. Ralph McColm .. Thurston E. Paridy .. Frank J. Novak . Oscar Breyfogle . Russell H. Heitert . Lester A. Craig . Thos. W. Chappius .

Secretary H. C. Ploetze, 5729 Lindenwood, St. Louis 9, Mo... Robt. C. Brinkman, 611 Olive St., St. Louis 1, Mo.. E. F. Schilling, 1070 Fontaine PI., St. Louis 15, Mo Leslie E. Waller, Sr., 8669 Hagner Ave., St. Louis 21, Mo George J. Tischler, Box 831, St. Louis 1, Mo Christie J. RaIl, 1522 Jonquil Dr., Webster Groves 19, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Alex S. Dawson, 2626 Alhambra Ct., St. Louis 18, Mo,. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Harold C. Smith, 6432 Colver Ave., Affton 23, Mo.. A. E. Bush, 6701 Bartmer Ave., St. Louis 14, Mo... M. E. Campbell, 6808 Delor Ave., St. Louis 9, Mo•. Geo. Ruths, 7280 Mackenzie Rd.,St. Louis 23, Mo.. Elmer L. Fowler, 6208 Alabama, St. Louis 11, Mo.. Walter O. Seibt, 2723 Ivanhoe, St. Louis 9, Mo Herbert L. Stein, 20 Valley Dr., Florissant, Mo John Heines, 6224 Nagle Ave., St. Louis 9, Mo.. .. Albert B. Koons, 3335 Norma Ct., St. Louis 9, Mo..

IMissouri •.•...... St. Louis .••...... Naphtali. .•...... Pomegranate ....

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20jSt. Louis . David D. Siegelman .. 25 St. Louis . Walter J. McDaniel.. 95 St. Louis •....... R. B. Leibengood .....

Pride of the West. 1791St. Louis •••..... Harold F. Simmons .. Pyramid...•..... 180 St. Louis . Robert L. Burns . Aurora.•..•..... 267 St. Louis . Wm. M. Threlkeld . America •.•...... 3471St. Louis •....... Elmer S. Kuhn Harmony •••..... 4991St. Louis •....... George S. Gardner

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Clifton Heights ... 6201St. Louis •....... Walter F. Boll

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6261St. Louis •....... JuliUs L. Berndt 6SBISt. Louis ••...... 6521St. Louis •....... 6641 St. Louis ••...... 4431University City ..

Paul G. Phillips . W. Howard Hunsicke. Oliver H. Zoll . Fred M. Woodruff .

Weaver F. Conlin, 5044a Bancroft Ave., St. Louis 9, Mo S. A. Aronoff, 6976 Olive Blvd., St. Louis 5, Mo Rudy Brock, 2719 Ashby Rd., Overland 14, Mo George E. Lansing, 5214a Devonshire Ave., St. Louis 9, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Edw. C. Deuser, 24 S. Dellwood, St. Louis 21, Mo.. Clarence H. Krah, 9924 Wolff Dr., Affton 23, Mo... C. V. Ehrmann, 3735 S. Spring Ave., St. Louis 16, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .• G. H. Holdsworth, 494~ Schollmeyer, St. Louis 9, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Wm. E. Punt, 6710 Nottingham Ave.• St. Louis 9, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. James E. Winterton, Jr., 2911 Tamm Ave., St. Louis 9, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Roy H. Sander, 253 Papin Ave., Webster Groves 19, Mo Raymond C. Scott, 5426 Union, St. Louis 15, Mo... A. E. Turley, 9 Holly Dr., Webster Groves 19, Mo.. W. L. Hiner, 9066 McNulty Dr., St. Louis 21, Mo.. Isham E. Gordon, 4 Hillcrest Dr., Town & Country, St. Louis 22, Mo

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31St. Louis. " ..... Otto C. Schroeder ... H. E. Waldt, 8944 Berkay Ave., Jennings 21, Mo.. 79 St. Louis ........ Harold S. Rosenthal. John Weyer, Rt. 8, Box 1915, St. Louis 23, Mo..... 163 St. Louis ........ Gordie R. Bower ..... W. C. Smith, 7361 Chamberlain Ave., St. Louis 5, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 2181St. Louis ........ George A. Paquet .... Elmer M. Ruffin, 6407 January, St. Louis 9, Mo.. .. 330 St. Louis .•...... Donald R. Vaill ...... Donald S. Opel, 568 Glorose Dr., St. Louis 15, Mo.. 360,St. Louis ........ Chas. M. Morris, Jr.. C. E. Heckel, 9l05-Niles Pl., St. Louis 23, Mo.•.... 416ISt. Louis ........ Troy C. Moore ....... Gustav Heinichen, 3227 Ringer Rd., St. Louis 23, Mo 4201St. Louis ........ Robert O. Cannon ... Walter E. Haustein, 9411 Westchester Dr., Jennings 21, Mo 5501St. Louis ........ Wm. George Wilson.. E. H. Pleitsch, 10554 Halls Ferry Rd., St. Louis 21, Mo 5761St. Louis ........ Edward Reuter ...... F. L. Oatman, 3939 Minnesota Ave., St.Louis 18, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 631jSt. Louis ........ Herbert W. Duemler. Adam H. Liebmann, 5508 Rhodes Ave., St. Louis 9, Mo 6421St. Louis .. , ..... Dave L. Cornfeld .... Albert Krause, 6625 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis, Mo.. '1 6411St. Louis ........ Robert E. Blatz ...... H. E. Treece, 2103 Lilly Ave., St. Louis 10, Mo 657,University City .. Chas. W. Kuerf.!,'eleis .. C. L. Sutter, 4725 Seattle, St. Louis 20, Mo 6611University City .. Clifford G. W,..,lf. Sr.. J. G. Mahalak, 1009 Gabriel Dr., St. Louis 15, Mo..

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. Index ..•........ Cass . Grand River . NonpareiL . Belton, •......... Jewel. . Coldwater . Archie . Cleveland .

54 Garden City 147 Harrisonville 276 Freeman 372 East Lynne 450 Belton 480 Pleasant Hill 485IDrexeI. 633lArchie 651 Cleveland 1

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P. M. Wainwright . Alfred L. Cain . Joe Brewster, Jr . Henry G. Schmoll . Clarence Peacock . William E. Ricks . Ambrose L. Huston .. Robert Drury . R"bert Hughes .

Earl W. Yoder, Garden City, Mo Jesse L. Van Meter, Harrisonville, Mo Charles 1. Dean, Box 57, Peculiar, Mo............ Charles H. Bradley, Latour, Mo.. , ...•........... L. D. Laffoon, Peculiar, Mo..........•........... William L. Brown, Pleasant Hill, Mo.. • . . . . . . . . .. Clarence H. Bundy, Drexel, Mo Lewis Herrell, Archie, Mo Earl L. Young, Box 124, Cleveland, Mo

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Master Richard A. Bezemer .. Charles C. Allen . D.O. Bradley . Willard Dains . Melvin L. Smith . Marshal H. Bennett .. Floyd Littlefield .

Secretary John D. Hess, Hume, Mo Walter Stanfill, Amsterdam, Mo Byron Pipes, Butler, Mo H. L. Alexander, Rockville, Mo Arnold J. Weeks. RR 3, Adrian. Mo Marion A. Moreland, Rich HilI, Mo 0. D. Jennings, Box 143, Foster, Mo

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THIRTY·SIXTH DISTRICT-t. V. MORRIS, D. D. G. M., 1825 S. Grand, Sedalia, Mo. Benton

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Cole Camp . Shawnee . . J o~~o~: : : : : : Knobnoster Holden . Corinthian •...... Cold Spring . Chilhowee . Pettis . Sedalia . Granite ..•....... " Green Ridge . LaMonte .

6951Cole Camp 6531 Warsaw 245 Knobnoster 262 Holden 265 jWarrensburg 274 Leeton 487jChilhowee 236 Sedalia 272lSedalia 425 Green Ridge 674·LaMonte

. E. E. Heibner . Clyde Dyer . Angelo Batalia . Guy Scarcliff . Cecil M. Clear . Roy McAlister . J. Reid Lindsey . Geo. E. Dugan, Jr . Elmer E. Maune . Leroy Ryan . Allen R. Glidewell

. E. H.Intelmann, Box 117, Warsaw, Mo . Arthur E. Constance, Warsaw, Mo . F. L. Neitzert, Knob Noster, Mo•................ . E. B. Cast, Holden, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . C. R. Collins, 520 Maple Ave., Warrensburg, Mo . D. KBailey. 209 S. Maguire, Warrensburg, Mo . M. A. Wallac. Chilhowee, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . Howard J. Gwinn, 667 E. Tenth, Sedalia, Mo•..... . Lloyd C. Kennon, 1455 S. Sneed, Sedalia, Mo.. . . .. . L. B. Beach, Green .H.idge, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . Robert B. Burke. RR 2, LaMonte. Mo

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29IWindsor 408IMontrose 548 Clinton 552JCalhoun 273jOsceola 342 Roscoe 4031LOWry City 412 Appleton City 419 Taberville

. Frank Roberts . Nick Layman . U. L. Clary . Orville Boxby. . . . . . .. . Charles E. Sheldon. .. . F. L. Gist . Wm. R. Wright . John B. Browning . Walter Fox.........

W. B. Johnson, 406 N. Commercial, Windsor, Mo.. Geo. F. Towler, Box 111, Montrose, Mo Joseph B. Holcomb, 216 E. Lincoln, Clinton, Mo E. W. Masters, Calhoun, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Roger Frank, Osceola, Mo " C. A. Weinlig, Roscoe, Mo James R. Naylor, Lowry City, Mo G. L. McQueen, Appleton City, Mo Kenneth L. Ingalls, TaberviIIe. Mo ,

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. . Laclede . Competition . Conway . Pulaski. . Waynesville . Richland •........ . M~~ler •........ Brumley Iberia . Laclede

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152ICamdenton 433 Mack's Creek 83 Lebanon 432 Competition 528 Conway 375 Waynesville 385 Richland ..•..... 203 Brumley ..•..... 410 Iberia

Glen Morgan J. B. Kennedy Harold D. Hough Sherman Hillhouse James M. McCulloch. Maurice Vaughan... Leslie Hayes........ Ralph Long Jennings McKee

Jerry M. Eidson, Camdenton, Mo Roy A. True, Urbana, Mo J. H. Easley. Washington Apts., Lebanon, Mo D. E. Cook, Competition, Mo.................... E. Herschel Harris, Box 56, Conway, Mo D. L. Pippin, Wilson-Long Bldg.,Waynesville, Mo. J. H. Trippe, Richland, Mo Wayne Hensley, Ulman, Mo B. S. Davis, Iberia, Mo

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Lebanon . Cuba . Salem . . M~~ies . Belle Lane's Prairie . ........ Vienna ...•...... . Ph~lps . Rolla St. James . Equality . . Pulaski::::::: Arlington Texas . Latimer . Dent ..•......

77lSteelville 312 Cuba 226JSalem 373IBelle 531 Vichy 94IVienna 213 Rolla 230jSt. James 497INeWbUrg 346 Dixon 145 Licking

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Clarence E. Ellis . O. J. Hines . Harold Bays . Roger P. Moosman . R. M. Hodge . John Anderson . I van E. Nelson . Dwight Edwards . John E. Fuller . M.J. Camp . . Lee Nelson

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De Soto ·1119IDeSoto··········1 Joachim......... 164 Hillsboro Herculaneum 338 Herculaneum Tyro............ 12 Caledonia..•....

Glenn Ames · 1 Vernon A. Evans, DeSoto, Mo Roy Wibble Adolph Hurtgen, Hillsboro, Mo Ernest M. Eldridge Geo. W. Hegel, Rt. 3. Imperial, Mo William Tiefenauer .. Frank Wallis, Caledonia, Mo

'1 131lpotOSi. ··········1 G.Wm.J. Bartlow F. York········1 George Carr, Potosi, Mo 143 Irondale GUY D. Maxwell, Irondale, Mo

Potosi Irondale '" Belgrade St. Francois , BlackwelL....... Jefferson Shekinah........

632 Belgrade Fred Hanson 636 Blackwell. . . . . .. David T. Haverstick. 266 Festus ..•....... August Santschi.

Lewis Pierce, Caledonia, Mo Geo. V. Welch, 201 S. 4th St., DeSoto, Mo Byrl DeGeare, N. Mill Drive, Festus, Mo

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A. W. Baker ......... Luster G. Wells ...... Teddy Franklin ...... J. O. Gist ........... Wm. H. Russell ...... Glenn Lyon ......... R. W. Reid .......... Arthur W. Ewing, Jr. T. H. Martin ........ Stanley Krasser ...... George C"'>ner. . . . .

Forrest Tripplett, Buffalo, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Forrest M. Dorman, Louisburg, Mo.............. James R. Fowler. Urbana, Mo................... Ralph Hutton, Wheatland, Mo................... Otto M. Nelson, Hermitage, Mo.................. Howard Price, Fair Play, Mo.................... Merle Swingle, Flemington, Mo.................. Morris E. Ewing, Morrisville, Mo................ S. B. Brown III, Bolivar, Mo..................... Floyd P. Slagle. Pleasant Hope, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . .. Marion Mitchell, Aldrich, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..

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Lodges INo. I Location . . Stockton •....... , 283!Stockton Jerusalem....... 315 Jerico Springs . D~de.·.·.·.·.·.·.·.·.· Washington...... 87 Greenfield ..•.... Garrett ••....... , 359 Arcola . Everton....... .. 405 Everton ..•..... , , Melville ......•.. , 458 Dadeville Lockwood 521 Lockwood . Bart~~: : : : : : : . Golden . 475.Golden City

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Secretary Master John Cantlon . Joe Collins, Stockton, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Elvin Wilson., . Lester Neal, Jerico Springs, Mo................. Gee. W. Davis., . M. L. Murphy, 11 N. Allison St., Greenfield, Mo... Chas. E. Beasley, . James E. Gillen, Rt. 2, Lockwood, Mo.. . . . . . . . . .. Roscoe H. Craig , . Cecil T. Stiles, Everton, Mo.......•.............. Robert E. King . R. P. Myers, Dadeville, Mo................... ..• George Crump . Lester M. Pyle, Box 244, Lockwood, Mo C. Wendell Downs, . , , Ross L. Stansberry, Golden City, Mo., , . . . . ..

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303\Nevada . 371 Sheldon . 4481Schell City . 490IMontevallo . 495 Richards .. , . 605/Walker . 187 Liberal. . 292ILamar . 516IMilford . 4821Eldorado Springs

Orner L. Keeton , John R. Young. . . . .. John G. Lewis Joe Campbell William Vance , Russell L. Foreman.. Leslie Denny. . . . . . .. James A. Roberts .... Floyd A. Gardner. . .. John B. Murphy

David V. Morris, Nevada, Mo , , H. L. Burney, Sheldon, Mo . Harold R. Mosher, Schell City, Mo . Oral Faith, Montevallo, Mo . Clifford H. Newland, ltichards, Mo . Ralph Bloesser, Walker, Mo ' . Pat McFarland, Liberal, Mo . W. A. Heydenberk, Rt. 3, Lamar, Mo•............ Elmer L. Thomas, Milford, Mo . Earl F. Pentecost, El Dorado Springs, Mo .

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. Carthage........ Sarc?xie. .. . . . . .. Joplm Fellowship Jasper Carterville....... Mineral. , Webb City....... Carl Junction.... Criterion........ La Russell.......

197ICarthage , , 293 Sarc?xie .. , . . 335 Joplm.......... 345IJoPlin 398 Jasper , , 401 Carterville...... 471 Oronogo. . . . . . .. 5121Webb City , 549iCari Junction 586IAlba 5921La Russell

Roy A. Rusk George F. Prater, Box 274. Carthage, Mo Richard C. Lewis'. . .. Nelson Brown, ~arcoxie, Mo : Ralph F. Bowman , Sherman A. Smith, Box 97, Joplm, Mo........... Merril D. Box , Mark E. Whitaker, Box 35. Joplin, Mo Elmer Miller Walter Carter, Rt. 2, Carthage, Mo Billy V. Hart Floyd R. Chaney, 302 N. Tenn. St., Carterville, Mo George Carter. . . . . .. Paul Ritter, RR. I, Webb City, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . .. Max H. Glover ,. R. L. Sullens, 601 S. Ball St., Webb City, Mo Earl Amthauer Herbert D. Sandy. Carl Junction, Mo.......•..... Marion S. Scheerer .. , -Buford Cooper, 2320 N. Florida, Joplin, Mo•.....• Harold Adams J. V. Patton. LaRussell, Mo '

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Merle C. McCubbins.. George O. Newton. .. Paul Foster......... Kenneth Farron L. S. Kirkpatrick John Hudson James F. Bledsoe B. F. Smith "

Willard Knight, Cabool, Mo E. E. Scott, Houston, Mo W. L. Tilley, Plato, Mo C. M. Baker, Summersville, Mo Yale Myers, Box 367, Mountain Grove, 'Mo Roy McNeley, Grove Spring, Mo Donald Livingston, Mansfield, Mo R. L. Ferguson, Norwood, Mo

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H. F. Gaines, Ellsinore, Mo John E. Lewis, Lesterville, Mo James D. Hackworth. Ellington, Mo Harold Walton, Birch Tree, Mo W. M. Bockman, Winona, Mo Paul T. Lawson, Eminence, Mo

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551iDoe Run 598jLeadwood 599 Flat River 2261St. Mary's

Master Alvin T. Leeker Lewis E. Smith Silas G. Dees. . . . . . .. Robt. F. Johnson, Jr.. Perry H. Morris..... Leo Ira, Jr Marion L. Thomas Harold B. Reynolds

J. Schnebelen. Denny M. Smith . Melvin J. Propst . , Carl L. Miller . 1 Milton

Secretary Walter E. Manning, 334 Eidson Ct., Ironton, Mo.. H. B. McColl. Belleview, Mo . Gus Winter. Box 325. Fredericktown, Mo . Clyde Ruble, Bismarck, Mo.......•.•............ Hezzie Graham, 414 W. 6th St.• Farmington, Mo.. F. H. Buckner, Box 192, Desloge, Mo . Sam Foley. Rt. 1, Knob Lick, Mo...........•..... J. T. Brenon, 209 N. Division St.• Bonne Terre, Mo ';. John A. H;ibbitts, Box 122. Farmington, Mo•...... Bert Stapp, Leadwood, Mo . Reuben F. Rodgers. 110 Hampton. Elvins, Mo•.•.. Dwight Smith, 439 N. West St.• Perryville, Mo....

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Lindall H. Liley Lee Dalton T. D. Boone......... Wilbur L. Barks Richard Cobble. Cyrus E. White John L. Gibbs....... Beach Knight Clay E. Hunter. . . . .. Lloyd Taylor

J. Virgil Thompson. Marble Hill, Mo . Robert Whittenburg. Zalma, Mo....•............ A. C. Stein, 1615 Themis. Cape Girardeau. Mo " Luther R. Smith, Rt. I, Sedgewickville, Mo . H. E. Riehn. Oak Ridge, Mo . Uaniel F. Jones, Whitewater, Mo . H. M. James. 213 S. Missouri St.• Jackson, Mo . B. H. McVay. Commerce, Mo . 0. C. Amick. Box 354, Illmo, Mo . Otis Snyder. Acting. 122 Gray Ave., Chaffee. Mo .

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Billie Adkison....... Harry H. Sutherland. John M. Harris. . . . .. Ralph E. Boyer John T. Lawrence... Wm. E. Cunningham. Leonard Green E. J. Mahoney M. E. Whittaker. . . .. Jack C. Bess Alvin Heuiser

Billie Givens. East Prairie, Mo Dee Jennings, Charleston, Mo Curtis L. Halford, Oran, Mo " A. A. Harrison. Box 374, Sikeston, Mo " Koss W. Blomeyer, illoomfield, Mo Loyd E. Estes, Essex. Mo....................... H. A. Parker. Box 116, Bell City. Mo Floyd McKee. 534 N. Poplar, Dexter, Mo Lloyd E. Revelle, Advance. Mo " Elwood H. Gooldy, Puxico. Mo Don Taylor. Morehouse, Mo

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166IPortageville..... 176 Conran. • . . . . . .. 429 New Madrid ..... 650 Parma •.••••.... 666 Lilbourn .•...... 461 Caruthersville ... 571 Hayti. ..••.••... 634 Steele 665 IWardell

William R. Deere.... Clarence P. Clay. . . .. Geo. R. Hartwell ..... W. M. Shaw ....•... ' Lester V. Stevens , Howard L. Martin M. C. Howell........ James B. Poteet James E. Riddick

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2091Poplar Bluff . . 314 IBardley 369lDoniphan . 568INaylor , . 107IGrcenville .•..... 526 Piedmont .

E. B. PooL . Paul Ollar , Jesse J. Tartar . James T. McKinley . . Clecy Evans Chester R. Carpenter.

Art H. Harwell, 315 Oak St., Poplar Bluff, Mo..... Fred Ollar, Briar, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . • • . . . . . . .. Aubrey C. Jones, Box 52, Doniphan, Mo.. . . . . . . .. Ralph Chedister, Naylor, Mo........ Charles Kennedy, Greenville, Mo Russell C. McGhee, Piedmont, Mo.. . . . . . . . . . . . . ..

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