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GRAND LODGE Ancient, Free and Accepted

Masons of the State of Missouri

• Official Proceedings One Hundred Seventieth Annual Communication

• September 30 and October 1, 1991, A.L. 5991


DANIEL F. COLE GRAND MASTER 1990-1991


BIOGRAPHICAL Grand Master Daniel F. Cole Grand Master 1990-1991 Daniel F. Cole was born in 1953 in Springfield, Missouri. He attended public schools in Gainesville, Sedalia and Branson; graduating from Branson High School in 1971. Mr. Cole received his B.S. Degree, summa cum laude, in Engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla in 1975 and Masters' Degree in Engineering from the same institution in 1976. While in college, he received the Missouri Curators' Scholarship, was made a member of the Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society, the Phi Kappa Phi honor society, and served as president of the Engineering Management Association. Following graduation, Brother Cole began work with Union Electric Company in its nuclear program. He has also worked in the company's Rate Engineering group and is currently employed as a supervising engineer in UE's Corporate Planning group. He is a registered professional engineer in Missouri, Iowa, and lllinois and is a member of the National and Missouri Societies of Professional Engineers. He has been active in the Order of DeMolay, serving as Master Councilor of Ozarks Chapter in Branson and State Master Councilor of Missouri DeMolay. He has also served DeMolay as State Director of Membership, Area Governor, and personal representative to the Executive Officer. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Missouri DeMolay Foundation and a deputy member of the Supreme Council, the international governing body of the Order of DeMolay. He has received the Degree of Chevalier and Legion of Honor from the Supreme Council and the Distinguished Service Award from Missouri DeMolay. Brother cole joined the Masonic Fraternity in Rolla Lodge No. 213, Rolla, Missouri. He transferred his membership to Jefferson Lodge No. 43, where he served as Master in 1980. He has been a member of the Grand Lodge committees on Public Relations, Masonic Education, Long Range Planning, and Youth. He also served as District Deputy Grand Lecturer of the 31st Masonic District of Missouri. In 1983, Cole was appointed to the advancing line of the Grand Lodge of Missouri by then Grand Master Robert J. Crede. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Masonic Home of Missouri since 1986, serving as Chairman of the Administration Committee in 1986 and 1987. Brother Cole is also a member of Moolah Shrine, the York Rite bodies, the Order of the Eastern Star, the Missouri Lodge of Research, the Allied Masonic Degrees, the Compasses Guild, and the Scottish Rite, where he served as Wise Master in 1988. Brother Cole and his wife Rhonda make their home in Affton, Missouri with their son, Philip, age eight, and their daughter, Sarah, age 3.


GRAND LODGE Ancient, Free and Accepted

Masons of the State ofMissouri

• Official Proceedings One Hundred Seventieth Annual Communication

• September 30 and October 1,1991, A.L. 5991


OFFICERS

Grand Lodge of Missouri 1990-1991 Grond Ma.kr DANIEL F. CO~ 6023 Southern Dr~ Affton. MO 63123 . 1669 D. ROBERT DOWNEy .Deputy Grand Master 13006 Musket Ct., St. Louis, MO 63146 FRANK AMES ARNOLD .8enior Grand Warden 733 Main St., Boonville, MO 65233 DALE C. MOTTER .Junior Grand Warden P.O. Box 252, Kirksville, MO 63501 W. MARION LUNA Grand 7'reasurer 1101 N. Main St., Piedmont, MO 63957 TERRY C. ~XANDER Grand Secretary 800 Highway 63 North. Columbia, MO 6&201 • 6697 STANTON T. BROWN Grand l£cturer Box 230, Buckner, MO 64016 GORDON E. HOPKINS .8enior Grand Deacon 2212 Chambers Ave., St. Joseph, MO 64506 JAMES H. COBBAN Junior Grand Deacon 2611 W. Grand, Springfield, MO 65802 DONALD E. SCOTT .8enior Grand Steward 14909 E. 39th St., Independence, MO 64055 JEFFREY O. NATIONS .Junior Grand Steward 10101 Jeffieigh Lane, St. Louis 63123 STEVEN I. TOYBES .8enior Grand Marshal 7777 Bonhomme, Suite 1910, St. Louis, MO 63105 C.E. DIVINE Junior Grand Marshal P.O. Box 475, Poplar Bluff, MO 63901 VIRGIL B. SAVILLE Grand Sword Bearer 3108 Tn.tman Blvd., Apt. 312, Jefferson City, MO 65109 ALVIN F. COLE Grand Pursuiuant HCR 16, Box 1014, Lebanon, MO 65536 M. ROBERT BERGER Grand Chaplain 2200 Washington Ave., St. Louis, MO 63103 TIlE REV. RONALD R. BOLLINGER Grand Chaplain 701 College Park Dr., Kirksville, MO 63501 TIlE REV CARL L. RADFORD Grand Chaplain 2334 S. Dollison Ave., Springfield, MO 65807 TIlE REV. ELMER E. REVELLE Grand Chaplain 2761 Telegraph Rd., St. Louis, MO 63125 TIlE REV ALLEN L. VANCIL Grand Chaplain 205 Duff Street, Macon, MO 63552 THE REV. KEVIN E. WEAVER Grand Chaplain 3705 Meadow Dr., House Springs, MO 63051 THE REV RONALD E. WOOD, JR. Grand Chaplain 2301 Strader, St. Joseph, MO 64503 THOMAS H. McCULLy Grand Orator 4505 N. W. Normandy Ln., N. Kansas City, MO 64116 PAUL B. TOBIAS Grand Orator 72 Tempest Dr., Chesterfield, MO 63017 DUANE EISERMAN Grand TIler 418 North Sycamore, Branson, MO 65616

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One Hundred Seventieth Annual Com.m.unication ORGAN SELECTIONS, JACK STOTTLEMYRE The Grand Lodge of Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons of the State of Missouri convened in the One Hundred Seventieth Annual Communication on Monday and Thesday, September 30 and October 1, 1991 at the Capitol Plaza Hotel, Jefferson City, Missouri. Most Worshipful Past Grand Master Robert J. Crede called the Grand Lodge to order for the entrance and presentation of the Most Worshipful Grand Master and other Grand Lodge Officers. M.W. Brother Crede introduced the following Grand Lodge Officers, who entered the Auditorium and proceeded to their respective stations: Assistance Grand Tiler -- Webb Edwards, Branson Grand Orator -- Thomas H. McCully, North Kansas City Grand Orator -- Paul B. Tobias, Chesterfield Grand Chaplain -- Kevin G. Weaver, House Springs Grand Chaplain -- M. Robert Berger, St. Louis Grand Chaplain _.. Allen L. Vancil, Macon Grand Chaplain -- Ronald R. Bollinger, Kirksville Grand Chaplain -- Elmer E. Revelle, Desloge Grand Pursuivant -- Alvin F. Cole, Lebanon Junior Grand Marshal -- C.E. Divine, Poplar Bluff Senior Grand Marshal -- Steven I. Toybes, St. Louis Junior Grand Steward -- Jeffrey O. Nations, St. Louis Senior Grand Steward -- Donald E. Scott, Independence Junior Grand Deacon -- James H. Cobban, Springfield Senior Grand Deacon -- Gordon E. Hopkins, St. Joseph Grand Lecturer -- Stanton T. Brown, Buckner Grand Secretary -- Terry C. Alexander, Columbia Grand Treasurer - W. Marion Luna, Piedmont Junior Grand Warden -- Dale C. Motter, Kirksville Senior Grand Warden -- Frank Ames Arnold, Boonville Deputy Grand Master -- D. Robert Downey, St. Louis Unable to be at this introduction were: Grand Chaplain -- R.W. Brother Carl Radford, Springfield Grand Chaplain -- R.W. Ronald E. Wood, Jr., St. Joseph Grand Sword Bearer -- R.W. Virgil B. Saville, Jefferson City Grand Tiler -- R.W. Duane Eiserman, Branson 5


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M.W. Brother Crede called up the Grand Lodge for the reception of the Most Worshipful Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons of the State of Missouri -- Most Worshipful Brother Daniel F. Cole of Affton, Missouri. The Grand Lodge welcomed Most Worshipful Brother Cole as he entered the Convention Center and proceeded to his station in the East. The Senior Grand Marshal led the Grand Lodge in according the Grand Master with the Grand Honors. M.W. Brother Crede greeted Most Worshipful Grand Master Cole, who with a rap of the gavel, seated the Grand Lodge.

OPENING M.W. Grand Master Daniel F. Cole, with the assistance of the Grand Officers, opened the One Hundred Seventieth Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge on the Degree of Master Mason in accordance with Missouri Ritual. R.W. Grand Chaplain Ronald R. Bollinger offered prayer.

INTERIM REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON CREDENTIALS R.W. Brother Ray Hilton, Chairman, presented the interim report of the Committee on Credentials. To The Grand Lodge ofAncient, Free and Accepted Masons of the State ofMissouri:

BRETHREN: Your Committee on Credentials is pleased to report that a constitutional number of subordinate lodges is present. Respectfully submitted, HILTON, Chairman

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INTRODUCTION OF MOST WORSIDPFUL PAST GRAND MASTERS OF MISSOURI R.W. Senior Grand Deacon Gordon E. Hopkins presented and introduced the Past Grand Masters in attendance: M.W. M.W. M.W. M.W. M.W. M.W. M.W. M.W. M.W.

Brother Bruce H. Hunt (1960-1961), Kirksville Brother Elvis A. Mooney (1968-1969), Bloomfield Brother J. Morgan Donnelson (1969-1970), Princeton Brother William H. Chapman (1970-1971), Webster Groves Brother Walter L. Walker (1973-1974), Neosho Brother Lewis C. Wes Cook (1975-1976), North Kansas City Brother Fielding A. Poe (1976-1977), Florissant Brother James A. Noland, Jr. (1977-1978), Osage Beach Brother J.C. Montgomery, Jr. (1978-1979), St. Louis


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M.W. Brother J. Edward Blinn (1980-1981), Marshfield M.W. Brother William J. Hill (1981-1982), Kansas City M.W. Brother Earl K. Dille (1982-1983), St. Louis M.W. Brother Robert J. Crede (1983-1984), Jefferson City M.W. Brother Vern H. Schneider (1984-1985), St. Louis M.W. Brother P. Vincent Kinkead (1986-1987), Farmington M.W. Brother Thomas K. McGuire, Jr. (1987-1988), Rogersville M.W. Brother Robert D. Jenkins (1988-1989), Shawnee Mission, Ks. M.W. Brother Thomas C. Warden (1989路1990), Owensville M.W. Grand Master Cole expressed his appreciation for the attendance of these past Grand Masters at the One Hundred and Seventieth Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Missouri. Led by the Senior Grand Marshal, the Grand Lodge saluted the Past Grand Masters with the Grand Honors. The Senior Grand Deacon escorted the Past Grand Masters to their seats by way of the East where the Grand Master and the Deputy Grand Master extended their personal greetings. M.W. Brother Bruce H. Hunt responded to the welcome for the Missouri Past Grand Masters.

INTRODUCTION OF GRAND MASTERS AND PAST GRAND MASTERS OF OTHER GRAND LODGES R.W. Junior Grand Deacon James H. Cobban presented and introduced the Grand Masters and Past Grand Masters of other Grand Jurisdictions: M.W. Brother James N. DeMoss, Grand Master of Nebraska M.W. Brother Tom Eggleston, Grand Master of Iowa M.W. Brother Conrad F. Johnson, Grand Master of Kansas M.W. Brother Richard E. Fletcher, Past Grand Master of Vermont The Grand Lodge accorded the Grand Masters and the Past Grand Master of other Grand Jurisdictions the Grand Honors, after which they were conducted to the East for the personal greetings of the Grand Master and the Deputy Grand Master. Each were asked to speak during the session.

INTRODUCTION OF GRAND OFFICERS OF OTHER GRAND LODGES R.W. Senior Grand Steward Donald E. Scott presented and introduced the Grand Officers of other Grand Jurisdictions: R.W. Brother Max Carpenter, Deputy Grand Master of Indiana


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R.W. Brother Albert O. Arnold, Grand Secretary of Kansas After the welcome of M.W. Grand Master Cole, the Grand Officers of other Grand Lodges were conducted to the East for the personal greetings of the Grand Master and the Deputy Grand Master.

INTRODUCTION OF THE REPRESENTATIVES OF THE BODIES OF THE MASONIC FAMILY OF MISSOURI R.W. Junior Grand Steward Jeffrey O. Nations presented and introduced the Representatives of the Appendant Organizations affiliated with the Masonic Family of Missouri: Sovereign Grand Inspector General, Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Orient of Missouri - Earl K. Dille Most Excellent Grand High Priest, Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Missouri - Earl W. Orr Most Illustrious Grand Master, Grand Council of Cryptic Masons of Missouri - James H. Cockerham Deputy Grand Master, Grand Encampment of Knights Templar of the United States of America - Blair C. Mayford Right Eminent Grand Commander, Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Missouri - James H. Pennington Secretary, Missouri Association of High Twelve Clubs - Ellis Havard Grand Orator, Grottos of North America - Jimmie Davis Administrator, Ancient Arcobic Order of Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, Moolah Temple, Oasis of St. Louis - George R. Corey M.W. Grand Master Cole greeted the Representatives of the Affiliated Organizations of Missouri, after which they were conducted to the East for the personal greetings of the Grand Master and the Deputy Grand Master. (Each was asked to speak as time permitted)

INTRODUCTION OF THE DISTRICT DEPUTY GRAND MASTERS R.W. Senior Grand Marshal Steven I. Toybes presented the District Deputy Grand Masters, who stood at their seats in the convention center to receive the words of appreciation of M.W. Grand Master Warden and recognition from those in attendance at the Grand Lodge Session.

INTRODUCTION OF THE DISTRICT DEPUTY GRAND LECTURERS R.W. Grand Lecturer Stanton T. Brown presented the District Deputy Grand Lecturers, who stood at their seats in the auditorium to receive words of appreciation from the Grand Lecturer, personal greetings of the Grand Master and the applause of welcome of the Grand Lodge.


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Address of the Grand Master 7b the Grand Lodge, A.E & A.M., of Missouri: BRETHREN:

It is a distinct pleasure to welcome you to the 170th Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Missouri. This year several educational and fellowship activities have been added to the Session schedule. In addition, more programs are being offered for any wives who may be attending. I hope those taking advantage of these opportunities have found them worthwhile. Often I have heard reference to the "Grand Lodge" as an organization composed only of the Grand Master and the Grand Lodge officers. My brethren, nothing could be further fiom the truth. Decisions about the future course of Freemasonry in Missouri are not made by the Grand Lodge officers; they are made by the delegates. Very simply, you, the representatives of the constituent lodges, are the Grand Lodge of Missouri. I encourage you to participate in this session through your comment and vote.

INTRODUCTION Section 2.010(i) of the Grand Lodge By-laws requires the Grand Master to deliver an account of his official acts and the state and condition of Freemasonry, along with his recommendations for such measures as he considers expedient and necessary. In addition, Paragraph (j) of the same section requires the address include all decisions made during his term of office. I must admit I approached the preparation of this address with some trepidation and not a little frustration. While advancing through the Grand Lodge Line, I made it a point to review the experiences of Past Grand Masters through a study of their addresses. Focusing on those since 1960, two important conclusions can be drawn: First, Grand Masters were quick to recognize the challenges facing our Fraternity and offered feasible solutions to those challenges. Second, those solutions were, at best, ignored or, at worst, rejected. With this track record, one is sorely tempted to spend as little time as possible to meet the requirements of Grand Lodge law. However, I believe to do so would be unfair to this Assembly, to those who do recognize that change is the only process by which we can revitalize this Fraternity. Therefore my brethren, we will not retire, we will proceed. I hope that in the words that follow you will find some morsel, some mote of reason that will make this address meaningful. By virtue of his office the Grand Master also serves as chairman of the Grand Lodge Committee on Long Range Planning and the president of the Masonic Scholarship Fund. This address also includes a report of the


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activities of these groups, and I ask those who must later propose action on this address to include motions for acceptance of the reports of Long Range Planning and the Masonic Scholarship Fund. In his address Junior Past Grand Master Thomas C. Warden made a number of recommendations to this Grand Lodge, and in October 1990 several committees were appointed to examine those recommendations. Results of this examination are discussed in this address or the reports of various committees.

AREA MEETINGS For the last three years those who attended the area meetings were asked to complete surveys on various issues of current interest in this Grand Jurisdiction. As a part of these surveys, attendees were also asked to make suggestions on the format of the area meetings. The most persistent comment was a desire for more area meetings, thereby decreasing the travel required to attend. In response, this year the number of meetings was doubled from the normal eight or nine to eighteen. However, with this increase it was not possible for the Grand Master to be present at each meeting. Advancing Line officers were therefore requested to coordinate and chair the sessions. In my opinion, the smaller average attendance resulted in more participant discussion, at least at the nine meetings I was able to attend. I hope lodge officers found the new format beneficial. MASONIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND, INC. In 1985 this Grand Lodge authorized the establishment of a scholarship fund to provi'de financial assistance for worthy graduates of Missouri public high schools for the continuation of their education at accredited colleges and universities. This year it was determined the fund had grown sufficiently to grant the first scholarships. An application form was mailed to all lodge secretaries with the request that copies be given to guidance counselors or financial aid officers of high schools, colleges, and universities. From this mailing over 200 applications for scholarship funds were received. In May 1991 the selection committee appointed by the Board reviewed the applications, and the Board of Directors approved the selection committee's recommendation that two one-thousand dollar scholarships be granted to Amy Lyn Woodward of Edina and Bradley Curp of Polo. The Masonic Scholarshi p Fund has been operating under a temporary ruling from the Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. As the temporary ruling expired this year, the Board authorized the president to engage the services of the firm Rassieur, Long, Yawitz, and Schneider to obtain a permanent ruling. At the time of the writing of this report, this work is in progress.


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The Board of Directors of the Masonic Scholarship Fund is participating in action in the Circuit Court of the County of St. Louis to modify the terms of the Ruth Lutes Bachmann Trust. The result of this action may designate the corporation as agent for the trustee. In that capacity the corporation would recommend applications for financial assistance for students seeking a degree in nursing or education.

MASONIC SERVICE MONTH I am encouraged by the projects many lodges are undertaking to provide valuable support and service to their communities. This year the scope of the Masonic Service Award was expanded to consider more than those activities that occurred during May's Masonic Service Month. The response was outstanding, and it was difficult to narrow the list to a winner. All Grand Lodge officers were enlisted to assist in this effort by ranking three finalists selected by the Grand Master. The winner of the award will be announced at the Monday night banquet. To all who participated I offer my congratulations on your efforts to put Freemasonry in action.

MASONIC YOUTH Having worked in DeMolay for years, I am a strong supporter of our Masonic Youth. There is no more valuable service a lodge can provide than the sponsorship of DeMolay, Rainbow, or Job's Daughters. I was fortunate this year to attend all three state-wide meetings of the Masonic youth groups for the presentation of the Grand Master's Masonic Youth awards. It was inspirational to witness the enthusiasm of these young men and women. I was also fortunate to attend the DeMolay Leadership Conference held in Jefferson City in June 1991. During the conference, I was invited to chair a session on Freemasonry. Without question, it was the most unreserved discussion about this Fraterni ty I have ever experienced.. These DeMolays asked candid and, at times, difficult questions that showed how much thought they had given to the Fraternity that sponsors their organization. The session went for over one hour and finally had to be interrupted to go to the next agenda item. I hope the DeMolays participating went away from that session with a better understanding and better impression of Freemasonry. The Grand Lodge of Missouri has always had a close relationship with Missouri DeMolay, and this year was certainly no exception. The work of Dad Ron Zumalt, Dad Robert Cockerham, Dad Everett Davis and many others is showing results in the quality of the DeMolays in this state. With these advisors' approval a special effort was made to contact those DeMolays who reached the age of eighteen this year. Through the assistance of Dad Craig Bennett, Missouri DeMolay's administrator, a diskette of the names and addresses of the DeMolays was provided. This


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information was used to generate a personal letter from the Grand Master, mailed the month prior to their birthday. The letter included infonnation on Missouri lodges and a "Focus On the Future" brochure. A copy of the letter is included at the end of this address as Attachment A. CHILDREN'S MIRACLE NETWORK Per recommendation of Grand Master Warden, and based on the success oflodge participation in last year's Children's Miracle Network in the 61st Masonic District, I appointed a special committee to coordinate a state-wide Network fund-raising effort. This committee, chaired by Right Worshipful Brother Wayne Branson, organized a group of dedicated brethren to establish a fund raising program at the local lodge level. Approximately $90,000 was raised by Missouri lodges for the Network. The value of this program "hit home" for me at the Springfield telethon when a brother went on TV with his wife and their twins, whose lives were saved through funds provided by the Network. I congratulate all those who participated. We had much fun, obtained some positive press, and, most importantly, assisted some deserving kids.

MASONIC HOME You will soon hear the report of the Masonic Home of Missouri. While I do not want to repeat anything the President of the Board may say, I must add my words of praise for the Masonic Home Board's efforts, particularly those of Deputy Grand Master D. Robert Downey. I have witnessed many changes in my tenure on the Board. In fact, had I been informed when I first joined the Board in 1986 what was to occur in the next five years I would have refused to believe it. The new direction of our Masonic Home program is a vast improvement over previous practices. I refer here to more than the location of our Eastern Unit. The term "Masonic Home" is no longer a reference to a place or a facility; it represents a range of support and services. It is a program structure that is more available, more flexible, and more responsive to the needs of those who require our assistance. There have been other less obvious changes that also will have a tremendous impact on the Home's future. As an example, the Board's Finance Committee has developed a more efficient investment process, as well as a method to hold investment agents directly accountable for their performance. Further, and most importantly, the Board has reemphasized its role as a policy~making body, rather than one involved in the day-today operations of the Home. If it were not for the continuing support of our membership, particularly through wills and bequests, the Masonic Home could well have been already declared insolvent. Yet financial pressures persist, and the Board must continue to use restraint. Previously our structure was such that there was a built-in limiter to expenditures. Our facilities had only a certain number of beds available, and once those beds were full,


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additional residents could not be accommodated. Under our new program, no such limitations exist. The Masonic Home can provide support to any number of individuals, anywhere in the state. While we may now help brethren and members of the Order of Eastern Star who previously could not or would not take advantage of the Masonic Home's services, the potential exists for the Board to quickly expend its available funds. Therefore, the budgeting process has become more critical to the longterm success of the Masonic Home. The Board must decide how much additional support can be provided annually, and once those dollars are spent the Board should go no further. To act otherwise would be a disservice to both the present and future recipients of Masonic Home support. Any organization with an annual operating budget of around eight million dollars is a big business. Running a healthcare program; with its regulations, its complexities, its complications; increases the demands on the Board that must govern such an organization. The Masonic Home Board has given, "freely and voluntarily", untold hours to its cause. The last three years have been particularly challenging for the Board and its officers, and I salute these brethren for their perseverance.

MASONS IN GOVERNMENT With the assistance of State Representative Merrill M. Townley, Past Master of Chamois Lodge No. 185, a list was developed of all state senators, legislators, and state executives who are members of Missouri lodges. These brethren were invited to a "Masons In Government" evening on September 11, 1991 in Jefferson City. The purpose of the event was to express our appreciation to these brethren for their work in public service and to inform them of the current activities of our constituent lodges. CONSENTS, PERMISSIONS, AND DISPENSATIONS A report of Consents, Permissions, and Dispensations may be found in the Report of the Grand Secretary. TRAVEL EXPENSES OF THE GRAND LECTURER In October 1990 a request was received from the Grand Lecturer for an increase in mileage from $0.22 to $0.28 a mile and an overall budgetary allocation of nine-thousand to eleven-thousand dollars. Mter review by the appropriate Grand Lodge officers and the Committee on Ways and Means, I ordered that, pursuant to Section 2.055 of the Grand Lodge Bylaws, the mileage allowance of the Grand Lecturer should be increased to $0.255 a mile. However, the order did not include an increase in the Grand Lecturer's overall travel allowance. The Grand Lodge budget will continue to grow with inflation and other factors. This, coupled with our decreasing membership, will put pressure on us to raise the per capita and forces us to identify areas where expenditures can be reduced. Travel


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is a prime candidate for such reductions.

REDISTRICTING Section 4.020 of the Grand Lodge By-laws provides that "in the discretion of the Grand Master, districts containing more than twenty lodges may have one additional District Deputy Grand Master for every ten additional lodges in said District." As authorized by this section the Twenty-second Masonic District had been divided into two divisions. However, the total number of lodges in that district had fallen to eighteen, and it could no longer qualify for multiple divisions. It was the opinion of the Grand Lodge officers that eighteen lodges would be too great a burden to place on a single District Deputy Grand Master and District Deputy Grand Lecturer. Therefore, pursuant to Section 4.010, and with the concurrence of the appropriate Grand Lodge officers, I ordered the establishment of two separate Masonic districts in place of the one district with two divisions. The new districts and the lodges in those districts are as follows: District 2Q (formerly Distlict 22A2 Alpha Lodge No. 659 Kansas City Lodge No. 220 Temple Lodge No. 299 Cecile Daylight Lodge No. 305 Gate City Lodge No. 522 Orient Lodge No. 546 South Gate Lodge No. 547 Westport Lodge No. 340 Country Club Lodge No. 656 District 22 (formerly District 22ID Heroine Lodge No. 104 Al bert Pi ke Lodge No. 219 Ivanhoe Lodge No. 446 York Lodge No. 563 Swope Park Lodge No. 617 East Gate Lodge No. 630 Rockhill Lodge No. 663 Sheffield Lodge No. 625 Northeast Lodge No. 643

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suspended three months after failure to be so represented, unless the Grand Master finds that the lodge was not represented for good cause shown. Based on information provided by the Committee on Credentials, four lodges had failed to attend an annual communication for two consecutive years. Notices were sent by the Grand Secretary to the four lodges, informing them of the automatic suspension unless good cause could be shown. After review, it was determined Clarkton Lodge No. 645 and Somerset Lodge No. 206 were, in fact, represented at the 1990 Annual Communication, and I ordered the Grand Secretary to modify the attendance records and inform the Credentials Committee of the correction. Additional information and assistance was requested from the applicable District Deputy Grand Masters and Grand Lodge officers for the two remaining lodges, Rowley Lodge No. 204 and Higbee Lodge No. 527. Mter reviewing the information provided I found that the lodges were unrepresented for good cause shown and ordered that the functions of the lodges were not to be suspended. In June 1991 I was informed by the Grand Secretary that four lodges had failed to pay the 1990 assessment for the insurance coverage required by Section 25.170 of the Grand Lodge By-laws and that these lodges had been repeatedly reminded since October 1990 that such premiums were due. On June 6, 1991 I notified these lodges that by failing to pay the required assessment they were in violation of Grand Lodge By-laws, and if payment was not received in the office of the Grand Secretary by July 1, 1991 the charters of these lodges would be suspended. Payments were received from all four lodges.

EDICTS At its 1990 Annual Communication the Grand Lodge of Missouri approved the February 13, 1990 edict of Grand Master Thomas C. Warden requiring the Pledge of Allegiance during the opening of a lodge, but directed the Ritual Committee to determine the proper time during the opening ceremony for the Pledge to be given. The Ritual Committee made its recommendation, and on November 5, 1990 the following edict was issued: (1) That portion of Grand Master Warden's February 13, 1990 edict directing lodges to display the Flag of the United States of America at every stated and special communication is confirmed; (2) In the ceremony of opening the lodge, the Master will lead the officers and brethren in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America prior to the rap of the gavel at the opening of the lodge; (3) The actual wording to be used shall be left to the discretion of the Master; (4) Compliance with the provisions of this edict is directed at every stated and special communication of each lodge in the State of Missouri following the stated communication at which this edict shall be read.


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It was further ordered that the edict be read in full in every lodge at the next stated communication and that it be spread in full upon the minutes of that communication.

DECISIONS The following resolution is referred to in the annotation following Paragraph (c) of Section 4.030 of the Grand Lodge By-laws, as printed in 1977: Questions of Masonic law and practice which may require consideration by the Grand Master are to be submitted through the District Deputy Grand Master. Unless he suggests a disposition which is accepted by all concerned, he is to forward the inquiry, with his written opinion, including statement of any supplemental information, to the Grand Master. Per this resolution, passed in 1916, the District Deputy Grand Master has authority to render decisions on Masonic law. It is only if a decision is not accepted by all parties concerned that the Grand Master must consider questions of Masonic law and practice. I have referenced this resolution on many occasions. In addition, under the organizational restructuring to be discussed shortly, I have also called upon the officers in the Advancing Line to assist the District Deputy Grand Masters in implementing the requirements of this resolution. However, it was still necessary for the Grand Master to issue decisions in several instances. The following is a report of those decisions: 1. In December 1990 Hebron Lodge No. 354 received a petition for the degrees. In the course of the petitioner's meeting with the Committee of Investigation it was discovered that the petitioner had mistakenly petitioned Hebron Lodge, his intent having been to petition a Prince Hall lodge. Upon his discovery of the mistake the petitioner expressed a desire, by written statement, to withdraw his petition. Section 13.060 of the Grand Lodge By-laws states that a petition cannot be withdrawn unless the lodge finds the petitioner ineligible. However, it must be remembered that Freemasonry is a voluntary association. It is not our intent or desire to force a petitioner to join our organization or forfeit the fees paid for initiation because that petitioner was confused as to the organization he was petitioning. It was therefore my decision that under the following conditions action on a petition may be waived and an fees returned to the petitioner: (a) The Committee of Investigation determines the petitioner has erroneously petitioned a constituent lodge of this Grand Lodge; (b) The petitioner certifies in writing he wishes to withdraw his petition; (c) The report of the Investigating Committee is favorable; and (d) The DDGM investigates and certifies in writing to the Grand


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Master that the previous three conditions exist. The Grand Master may request additional investigation by the DDGM or another Grand Lodge officer. When the investigation is completed to the satisfaction of the Grand Master, he may order that action on the petition be waived and that any fees paid by the petitioner be returned. As the petition received by Hebron Lodge met the four conditions, it was ordered that action on the petition be waived and that all fees paid be returned to the petitioner. 2. In a related matter, a request was received from Hebron Lodge No. 354 as to what actions should be taken in response to an inquiry as to membership procedure received from a black man from a nearby city who stated that he did not know anyone in the city in which Hebron Lodge is located. In reply to the inquiry I pointed out that the requirements which must be met by a person seeking to join a constituent lodge of the Grand Lodge of Missouri are as follows: (a) He must be at least eighteen years of age; (b) He must have a permanent, settled domicile or fixed abode continuously in Missouri for six months preceding the presentation of his petition; and (c) He must believe in a Supreme Being. I further pointed out that if a person desires to submit a petition for the degrees and does not know two members of the lodge, the lodge should assist him in meeting at least two members. These brethren should meet the potential petitioner to determine whether he meets the qualifications for membership in the Masonic fraternity. The brethren cannot consider the man's race in making this decision. Moreover, the brethren who are called upon to discuss the petition with the interested party should describe to him the balloting process which is applicable to all petitions according to Masonic law. Upon receipt of the petition, the procedures outlined in the Constitution and By-laws must be followed. Throughout the completion of these procedures; from receipt of the petition, to investigation by the appointed committee, to balloting, and finally to the point in each of the Three Degrees where the Master asks if there is any objection to the candidate receiving the degree, no member of the Fraternity may take action based on the race of the candidate. 3. A request was received from Jefferson Lodge No. 43 for a decision as to whether the use of the Square and Compasses on tickets sold for a spaghetti dinner to raise money for the Jefferson City Alzheimer's Group was in conflict with Section 25.110, Commercial Use and Political Advertising Prohibited. After examining Section 25.110 and the facts in the specific matter, I ruled that no decision was necessary. The dinner was being sponsored by a Masonic organization (the Masonic Community Action Committee), and all proceeds of the dinner were to be used for purposes other than commercial, business, or political.


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Beyond the question of Masonic law, it should be stressed that the use of the term "Masonic" and the Square and Compasses should be encouraged when it does not conflict with the restrictions in Section 25.110. Every effort should be made to make our communities recognize our existence and the services we provide. 4. A request was received from a brother to issue an edict that all the constituent lodges of the Grand Lodge of Missouri remit the dues of any Missouri Master Mason serving in Operation Desert Storm. After researching the subject, with the able assistance of Brothers J. C. Montgomery and Frank Ames Arnold, I concluded such an edict could not be issued. Section 18.020 of the Grand Lodge By-laws states, "A lodge may remit the accrued dues in whole or in part, of a member for inability to pay, but for no other cause." There have been two attempts to modify this section. In 1917 and 1942 resolutions were introduced to remit the dues of our brethren serving in World 'Vars I and II. In both instances the resolutions were defeated. As Section 18.020 specifically limits when dues can be remitted, the Grand Master may not issue an edict ordering otherwise. While an edict could not be issued, it was noted lodges could, on an individual basis, remit the dues of any brethren who were unable to pay. If any brother serving in the Gulf could not pay his dues, his lodge was obligated to take action. A copy of the decision was distributed to all Grand Lodge officers requesting that, when possible, they impress upon lodges the importance of ascertaining the needs of not just our brethren serving in the Gulf, but all members who might be unable to pay their dues. 5. A request was received from Union Lodge No. 593 to sell rame tickets to raise funds for the Children's Miracle Network. In the request it was suggested that an opinion might be sought from the Attorney General to confirm that such a rame was not illegal per the laws of the State of Missouri. While the purpose of the rame was a worthy cause, a cause the constituent lodges were specifically supporting, use of a rame by a Masonic Lodge does not conform to Masonic law. Several previous decisions by Grand Masters forbidding the use ofraffies have been upheld by this Grand Lodge. Moreover, the structure of the Union Lodge rame was also in conflict with Section 25.090, Circular Request for Donations. Even if the lodge was correct in assuming that an opinion by the Attorney General would confirm that such a rame is not illegal according to civil law, there are several situations where an act legal per Missouri statutes is not allowed by Masonic law or custom. I therefore ruled that the rame could not be continued. 6. A complaint was filed against a member of Gate of the Temple Lodge No. 422. The complaint was reviewed by the lodge's grievance committee, which reported probable cause per Section 29.050 of the Grand Lodge Bylaws. A trial commission was requested and appointed as described


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elsewhere in this address. At a subsequent meeting of Gate of the Thmple Lodge a letter was received from the accused, along with his dues card, requesting a dimit without privilege. A letter was also received from the brother who filed the complaint, requesting that charges be dropped. The lodge as a whole did not wish to file any charges or proceed with those previously filed. Subject to my review of the matter, the District Deputy Grand Master ruled that, according to Section 20.010, no charges were pending and that a dimit must be granted. It is not appropriate for the disciplinary process to be avoided through the issuance of a dimit. In view of the facts presented, it was my decision that when a complaint has been filed in accordance with the provisions of Section 29.020, has been referred to the Grievance Committee and the Junior Warden in accordance with Section 29.030, and a report has been issued by the Grievance Committee that there is probable cause to believe that an offense has been committed by the accused, the complaint cannot be withdrawn. The complaint and report must be referred by the Master to the Junior Warden as required by Section 29.050 for action in accordance with the remaining provisions of Articles 29 and 30 of the Grand Lodge By-laws. It was ordered that Gate of the Temple Lodge could not grant the request for dimit from the accused, his dues card was to be returned, and if a dimit had already been granted it should be recalled. 7. A letter was received from the secretary of Sedalia Lodge indicating that the Sedalia Masonic Temple Association was entering into a contract with the local high school booster club for use of the dining hall of the Masonic Temple for bingo games. I responded that, per Section 4.030, the District Deputy Grand Master must first act on the question. However, to avoid future conflicts I ordered that no rental, lease, or other agreement could be executed with the booster club until the matter was resolved. Later correspondence from the Sedalia Masonic Temple Association stated that both blue lodges meeting in the Temple had voted to authorize the Temple Association to enter into a contract with the Booster club to lease the dining area for bingo games. The lodges would have nothing to do with the bingo except the use of the building. The letter further indicated that the DDGM had given his approval per Section 4.030. It was suggested Section 9.140 of the Grand Lodge By-law would allow such activity. In addition, reference was made to Section 313.075 of the Missouri State Tax law, which states bingo is not deemed gambling. Section 9.140 of the Grand Lodge By-laws states, "In those areas of the building other than those in which specific activities are forbidden, any morally acceptable activity which is not illegal as a matter of civil law is permitted." While this section does give some flexibility as to activities that can be held in Masonic halls, it again should not be presumed that all activities acceptable by law are appropriate for a Masonic hall. Therefore, Section 313.075 of the Missouri statutes does not, in itself, authorize


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bingo in a Masonic hall. Further, in 1983 the following proposed Section 9.145 was defeated by the Grand Lodge: "The conduct of bingo games in a manner which is lawful under the laws of the State of Missouri and in any other location other than a lodge hall as defined in Section 9.140 is not prohibited." The defeated proposal did not differentiate between a blue lodge and other organizations. Although the blue lodges would not be involved in the actual operation of the bingo games, the holding of bingo in Sedalia Masonic Temple would result in an inappropriate association with the lodges residing in that hall. In consideration of the above, it was my decision that bingo is not acceptable under the wording of Section 9.140 and is therefore not allowed in a Masonic hall, regardless of the organization sponsoring the activity. 8. An appeal was filed on a decision by a trial commission on charges against a member ofWakanda Lodge No. 52. The appeal was signed only by the lawyer representing the lodge, who was a member of another lodge. I was notified by the chairman of the Appeals and Grievances Committee that, since the brother was not a member of the lodge, the appeal was improperly processed according to Grand Lodge law. The lawyer representing the lodge expressed the opinion that as the lodge had retained him to develop the appeal, he was authorized in that capacity to execute documents on behalf of the lodge, and therefore the appeal was properly taken. While the lawyer's opinion was based on his experience in our courts system, except where specifically referenced, proceedings in Masonic trials are not covered by the rules of procedure which may be applicable in civil proceedings. Section 31.020 clearly states that the accused, the accuser, the lodge, any member of the lodge, or the District Deputy Grand Master of the district may appeal to the Grand Lodge from the judgment. It was my decision that the appeal was improperly taken since it did not bear the signature of any brother required under Section 31.020. Where a lawyer represents the lodge and prosecutes the appeal, the Worshipful Master should sign for the lodge and the Secretary should attest the signature. Other action specific to this appeal is discussed elsewhere in this report. 9. A request for decision was received from Waynesville Lodge No. 375 regarding a petition for restoration from a previous member of that lodge, expelled on June 3, 1987. Specifically, there was question as to whether Section 28.025, which was adopted by the Grand Lodge in 1988 and provides for automatic expulsions for felony convictions, prevented a petition for restoration from a person expelled for committing a felony. It was my decision that adoption of Section 28.025 does not prevent a brother convicted of a felony from petitioning for restoration. However, I did urge extreme caution in a lodge's decision in any such case. While a convicted felon might be completely reformed, a lodge should carefully


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consider the association non-members may assign to a previously convicted felon and a Masonic Lodge. 10. A request for dispensation for reballot was received from Country Club Lodge No. 656 on two petitions for affiliation. Action on this request is included in the report of the Grand Secretary. However, also included was a request for permission for the lodge to receive one of the petitions from a resident of Kansas. The Grand Master cannot unilaterally grant permission to receive a petition for affiliation from a resident of another state. Section 16.020 specifically states that petitioners for affiliation must be residents of Missouri when the petition is presented, unless the petition is permitted under Section 21.100. Section 21.100 requires dispensation from the Grand Master of the place of residence of the peti tioner. I therefore ordered the Grand Secretary to request dispensation from the Grand Lodge of Kansas to allow Country Club Lodge to receive the petition. It was later noted the Grand Lodge of Kansas and many other Grand Lodges grant such dispensations as matter of course with the issuance of a certificate of good standing. However, for those Grand Jurisdictions that do not, specific dispensation is required. TRIAL COMMISSIONS Trial commissions were appointed for proceedings in Wakanda Lodge No. 52, Gate of the Temple Lodge No. 422, and Granite Lodge No. 272. I appreciate the assistance of Right Worshipful Brothers Frank Arnold, Jim Cobban, and Don Scott in obtaining the names of brothers willing to serve on these commissions. I also thank those brethren who accepted appointments. The trial commission appointed at the request of Wakanda Lodge No. 52 found the accused not guilty. The lodge filed an appeal, but for reasons discussed elsewhere in this report, it was my decision that the appeal was not properly taken. Since the twenty day limit specified under Section 31.020 had expired, the lodge could not file another appeal. Upon recommendation of the Grand Lodge Committee on Appeals and Grievances, and pursuant to Section 31.020, I ordered Wakanda Lodge to appeal the judgment. RECOMMENDATIONS It has been my philosophy this year to seek solutions to challenges that have occurred as expeditiously as possible. I do not believe it is appropriate to leave a legacy of unanswered questions or unresolved issues to the next man elected to fill this position. I was fortunate to have an immediate predecessor who felt likewise; I can treat my successor in no other manner. I therefore have only two recommendations to make to this Grand Lodge. General Reyision 2f Qnmd ~ By-laws In the office of Grand Master one is called upon repeatedly to research


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the Grand Lodge By-laws. On several occasions I found it difficult to locate relevant sections, to interpret a by-law once it was found, or to resolve explicit conflicts between different by-laws or actual practice. Conversely, I also noticed how often I was presented with questions whose answers were obvious, had the brother presenting the question taken the time to open the By-laws to find the answer. Somehow the By-laws must be made more accessible and understandable to the Craft. As will be reported by the Committee on By-laws, steps have been taken toward the accomplishment of this objective. The Constitution and By-laws has been converted to a personal computer-readable form, and the Grand Secretary has been charged with editing these files for eventual use in providing quick updates in a standard three-ring binder format to any who might want it. Through this format the Constitution and By-laws can be revised through incorporation of changes and additions within the body of the by-laws themselves, rather than a separate "pocket part." To make sure there is no confusion, I am not suggesting the elimination of the bound version of the Constitution and By-laws. However, the three ring binder version will be cheaper and more efficacious to the accomplishment of the following recommendation. I have been informed by the Grand Secretary that the current supply of the bound Constitution and By-laws will soon be exhausted. It would be appropriate at the time of a new printing to incorporate the changes represented in the "pocket part". However, I suggest that no changes be made to the book of Constitution and By-laws, and if reprinting is necessary only a two year supply should be ordered. Instead, I propose a complete revision of all the Grand Lodge By-laws. Not since 1958 has such an endeavor been attempted, and I do not suggest the task will be short and simple. However, many of our by-laws are outdated, antiquated, and unreadable and should be streamlined to simplify the processes and procedures of this Grand Lodge and the constituent lodges. I therefore recommend that a special committee be appointed by this year's Grand Master; and future Grand Masters, as the effort will take more than one year; to examine the current by-laws, including the trial code, and prepare and present to this Grand Lodge and the constituent lodges a general revision to same. Support fur m.u: Masonic Ymilll As previously mentioned, I attended the state-wide meetings of all three Masonic youth groups and witnessed several instances where donations were made by other adult Masonic organizations. It struck me as odd that the Grand Lodge, the genesis of all Masonic activity in this jurisdiction, was not showing its support in a similar fashion. I am admittedly biased toward our Masonic Youth, but I firmly believe they will playa major role in the regrowth of Missouri Masonry. More importantly, there is no question that we as Masons should endorse the objectives of DeMolay, Rainbow, and Job's Daughters. I have often felt we


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were giving more "lip service" to these groups than doing somethin[ tangible to aid their cause. I therefore recommend donations be included in Grand Lodge budgets for all three Masonic youth groups.

NECROLOGY "Death is the great Thacher, stern, cold, inexorable, irresistible; whom the collected might of the world cannot stay or ward off ... What a lesson is this, teaching our frailty and feebleness, and an Infinite Power beyond us! It walks through the earth in dread mystery, and lays its hands upon all. It is a universal lesson, that is read everywhere and by all men." We will now leave the Address of the Grand Master for the Report of the Committee on Necrology and a memorial service, to be presented by Most Worshipful Brother J. C. Montgomery. (See page 38) STATE OF THE CRAFT If you read any Grand Master's address in the last twenty-five years, there is good chance you will find comment on the "two sides" to the state of the Craft in this Grand Jurisdiction. Repeatedly reference is made to the good and the bad; to the progress and the challenges that remain. In 1989, Grand Master Robert Jenkins reported, "There is definitely a glimmer of light and high hopes for the future, but the present is still struggling to hold the problems of today's world from overcoming our constituent lodges." Five years before, Grand Master Robert J. Crede stated, "I know that this will sound like a broken record because other Grand Masters have expressed the same opinion, that in some areas the state of the Craft is good and in some areas it is not." In 1979, Grand Master J. C. Montgomery said, "What then is the condition of the Craft? Judging from my personal experience and from the gleanings of District Deputy Grand Masters' reports ... we have a queer mixture of good news and bad." Ten years prior to that, Grand Master Elvis Mooney eloquently stated, "The presence of harmony, or perhaps a better description is the absence of deep division ... is sufficient cause for us to rejoice in our good fortune; yet, even this harmony does not assure enthusiasm, efficiency, or consistency in our efforts for our Fraternity to expand its influence. It cannot obscure the fact that our membership continues to decline .. ," I can add nothing beyond what has been stated in the past. The challenge remains, and it behooves us to closely examine that challenge through a study of membership statistics from reports of the Grand Secretary, as represented on the figures included at the end of this address. Slide One shows membership information for Missouri's Masonic lodges from 1900 through 1990. Two "peaks" are evident: The first following a rapid increase after World War I, the second after World War II. The effect of the Great Depression began to impact our lodges around 1930. Missouri Masonry reached an all-time high of 124,010 members in


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1958. Since that time our membership has declined to around 70,000 in 1990. Note that this number is approaching membership levels not seen since 1917. The number of raisings each year (Slide Two) tells a similar story. It appears this Grand Lodge has experienced significant increases in raisings following military conflicts. In 1920, over 12,000 were raised in Missouri lodges. In 1990 only 796 were raised, less than that in the depths of the Depression. The decrease in raisings is not the only problem. We're also experiencing difficulty keeping those who join our Fraternity. Slide Three shows the percentage of suspensions since 1955. Note that until the late 1970's suspensions ranged between 1.5% and 2%, but since that time we've experienced a troubling trend toward 3%. The percentage of Entered Apprentices who are not passing to Fellowcraft also reflects an ominous trend. As shown on Slide Four, where in 1955 only 5% of our Entered Apprentices failed to pass to the Second Degree, currently over 30% do not progress. One out of three men initiated into our Fraternity go no further. It is appropriate that we spend a few moments to discuss this information in light of the proposal to come before this Annual Session. It is these statistics that prompted the development of the proposal to amend Section 15.050 to allow use of a shortened proficiency examination for the Three Degrees. When first considering this proposal 1 must admit I was not entirely in favor of the concept. However, the only argument 1 could come up with was, "I learned it. Why can't they?" Upon reflection, I could only conclude that this argument was selfish, and actually avoids the true problem. During the term of Grand Master Robert Jenkins a letter was sent to all Entered Apprentices who had failed to progress. These brethren were asked why they had not continued their Masonic work. Many interesting answers to that question were received, but by far the most prevalent response was that the Entered Apprentice did not have enough time. Other surveys reach the same conclusion: The demands on our candidates' time are tremendous, particularly for those who have children and whose wives must work. Many say, "They can make time for those items that are important." I wish it were that simple, but for many that choice is difficult to make. When the husband and wife both work, which is wide-spread in today's society, and the husband also must share the responsibilities around the home, there are completely different perceptions of what is and is not important. For that matter, how can the new candidate know enough early in his Masonic career to determine how important Masonry can be? Another argument raised is that without the proficiency, the candidate lacks a proper understanding of Masonry. I also question this argument. A true understanding of Masonry, its teachings, its symbols, may take years


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of study. In any case, even now we can expect no more of the candidate at the time of his proficiency than his memory of the words. In past discussions on this subject we have witnessed emotional testimonials of brethren overcoming all obstacles to be voted proficient. For such brethren I offer my sincerest admiration, but for each of these brethren there are many who could not, for whatever reason, share further and more light with Masonic brethren. Why should we erect barriers to their membership? I recognize that many may be reluctant to embark upon such a course without careful examination. For this reason the proposed legislation is designed with a "sunset" provision. In other words, in four years if no further action is taken the proficiency section of the By-laws will revert to its present requirements. In addition, the proposal also allows each lodge to choose if it wants to use the shortened proficiency. Therefore, an evaluation can be made of the success or failure of the method, not necessarily by examining only the number of Entered Apprentices who are passed, but also by the comparative activity of the lodges. In this matter you are offered an opportunity with little downside risk. If allowed to examine the alternative you can make an honest assessment of its worth. If not, I suspect we will always wonder what impact it might have had on the revitalization of our lodges. If no change is made, I see little reason to expect an alteration to the trend exhibited in Slide Four. Returning now to the membership statistics, Slide Five provides a disturbing conclusion. If we continue to decrease in membership with the same trend experienced since 1975, we win reach "zero" in the year 2026. In reality, I don't expect this to happen. Instead I suspect we will approach some stable level of membership after the year 2015. A nonrigorous calculation, using the current annual percentages for additions and deletions, would suggest that 800 raisings a year could support a membership of around 16,000. I ask you to consider how that level of membership would impact the financial structure of the constituent lodges that will remain, and our blue lodges are not the only organizations at risk. The Rites, Shrine, Eastern Star, the Masonic Youth groups, and all others would be devastated by this continuing decline in membership. To this point, we have been discussing statistics from Missouri lodges. We will now turn to data from a national survey conducted in 1989 of 1000 Masons across the country. Based on anecdotal evidence I would suggest the results of this study are also representative of Missouri lodges. Slide Six shows an age profile of Master Masons in this country. Two facts should be noted: Only 6% of our membership is under the age of 36; 40% is over 65. The ramifications are obvious. The next time you attend lodge look around you and try to estimate how many present that evening will be there in 25 years. Slide Seven indicates sixty percent of our membership has belonged for more than 20 years. This slide, coupled with the previous, leads to one conclusion: We have missed a


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generation of potential Masons. Perhaps we have spent too much time on the facts and figures, but it is important to recognize the significance and the magnitude of the challenge which faces us. It is these factors that motivated this Grand Lodge to begin the process oflong range planning for Missouri Masonry.

LONG RANGE PLANNING Long range or strategic planning is a process that examines an organization's strengths and weaknesses, assesses the future and how that future may impact the organization, and develops the means to reach established goals in light of possible futures. For Missouri Masonry long range planning is essential. It addresses the complexity of the challenges that face us and provides the continuity required to meet those challenges. In recognition of these benefits in 1987 this Grand Lodge adopted Section 5.192, establishing a standing Grand Lodge committee for Long Range Planning. Its purpose as defined under that section is: "... to examine all aspects of Freemasonry in Missouri from a long range perspective and report its conclusions and recommendations to the Grand Lodge, along with any proposed legislation." The members of the Long Range Planning Committee have enthusiastically and successfully fulfilled their responsibilities. In 1988 the committee hired a private consultant to assist in the planning process. With the aid of this consultant the committee completed the following steps: (1) Situational defin"ition - An analysis of where we currently stand. (2) Definition of purpose - Why we exist. (3) Organization examination - Does our organizational structure aid or oppose our purpose? (4) Strengths and weaknesses - What are the points or processes in our Fraternity to be emphasized, and what are the areas that need improvement? (5) Assumptions about the future - Under what conditions should we plan? (6) Definition of objectives - What should we strive for? From this first planning session the Long Range Planning Committee developed the following recommendations: • Revamp the Grand Lodge structure and governance; • Increase the quality of the local lodge experience; • Reexamine the structure of the Masonic Home Program. Actions were taken based on these recommendations. Starting with Grand Master Warden, the committee structure of the Grand Lodge was informally reorganized to involve the Advancing Line officers in the activities of those committees. This year the Advancing Line was also involved in the oversight of the Masonic districts, including the suggestion


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of appointments for those districts. In addition, a different concept for the District Deputy Grand Master and the Advancing Line officers was promoted. Where previously the DOOM was often considered nothing more than a conduit from the local lodge to the Grand Master, he is now a district manager, responsible for the condition of the lodges in his district. In tum, the Advancing Line officers are considered regional managers, available to the DDGM's for assistance and support. Where it is necessary to involve the Grand Master in a decision or other action, the Advancing Line officer is also a resource, providing background information for the Grand Master to take more relevant and, hopefully, more appropriate action. The completion of the 1988 session did not eliminate the need for long range planning. Such a process is dynamic, and even the most successful long range plan must be constantly reexamined. Therefore, in 1990 the Long Range Planning Committee again met to revisit planning strategies. The same consultant who assisted in development of the 1988 plan was again retained for the 1990 effort. In its first meeting the committee reviewed progress from the 1988 session. Key trends in both Missouri Masonry and society were examined. Through this process the committee defined what it considered to be major variables to the successful rejuvenation of our Fraternity. These variables were: • Outside/societal opposition to Freemasonry; • The pace of life and the time available for organizations such as ours; • Availability of funds from the public sector and the focus on the support of social issues; • The willingness of the members of this Fraternity to accept change. Through an analysis of these variables and how they might impact Missouri Masonry, several action items were defined and assigned to various members of the committee: 1. The Grand Secretary was given the responsibility, with the assistance of the Jurisprudence Committee, to review those laws that could impact an organization such as ours. As a result of this study, information has been sent to lodges on the proper format for dues notices, and similar information will be distributed next year. 2. The Senior Grand Deacon, through his assignment as the Advancing Line interface with the Ritual Committee, was directed to meet with that committee to discuss proposals for modification of standard practices. From this discussion legislative proposals will be introduced at this session to remove the requirement for a waiting period before election and between degrees, after the candidate is declared proficient; and, when necessary, to allow for the conferral of degrees on multiple candidates. 3. Long Range Planning identified the need for a quality public relations program, particularly for potential new members. The Senior


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Grand Warden was assigned the task of working with the Public Relations Committee to assure the "Focus On The Future" program is successful. More information on this effort will be presented in the report of that committee. 4. Training was also identified as vital to the success of our efforts, and the Masonic Education Committee has been asked to develop a multifaceted training program. 5. It was the conclusions of Long Range Planning that lodge consolidations will become more prevalent if membership continues to decline. The Junior Grand Steward and Senior Grand Marshal were given the task of developing a lodge consolidation guide to assist those lodges who may consider such a move in the coming years. As a part of this process the concept of the "traveling lodge" was also proposed, which would provide a continuing presence of a lodge in a community, if only on a periodic basis. Enabling legislation for this concept is to be presented at this Communication. 6. The committee also agreed, per the recommendation of Grand Master Warden, that the responsibilities of Grand Lodge committees should be reviewed to determine if some combinations could be achieved, thereby reducing the number of committees. Based upon analysis by the Junior Grand Warden, it was determined that, although many committees had only periodic duties, they were available when the need arose. Since obtaining committee members is not a problem at this time, the conclusion was to maintain the existing committee structure. 7. Endowed membership, adopted in 1989 by this Grand Lodge, was identified as a program which could have a significant positive financial impact on the constituent lodges. The Grand Secretary was given the responsibility to promote the concept, both through the lodges and T..h& Freemason. The Grand Master was given the assignment of developing a "white paper" discussing the purpose of Masonry and how to properly focus lodge activities. The result of this effort would be defined as the mission of Missouri Masonry. A mission statement should define our purpose, why we exist, and it should go beyond the tenets expressed in our ritual, "Brotherly love, relief, and truth." After several drafts and review by committee members, as well as other brethren involved in presentations on the subject, the following mission statement was approved by the Long Range Planning Committee: Our mission is to: • Be a quality organization that provides its members opportunities to develop their spiritual, character, and leadership potential; • Be serviceable to our members and their families by providing support and assistance in a variety of forms; • Provide members and their families with opportunities for fellowship and friendship with other like-minded individuals;


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• Be serviceable to the community at large by lodge participation in civic and charitable activities; and through the honest, fair, and courteous actions of individual members. The next phase of the Long Range Plan will be the communication of this mission to the constituent lodges, along with the necessary training and assistance to implement that mission. From this discussion it should be obvious that the Grand Lodge committees on Public Relations and Masonic Education will playa highly important role in fulfillment of the plan. In the reports of these committees you will hear the responsibilities assumed in support of this goal. However, it is appropriate to also discuss their role in the context of long range planning needs. The Public Relations Committee anticipated the goals developed in the 1990 planning session through creation of the "Focus on The Future" program. I hope by now you have had the opportunity to view this program. If done correctly, the "Focus" program lYill attract new members to your lodge. I am impressed by the work of this committee, particularly that of its chairman, Right Worshipful Brother Jeffrey Kitsrniller. Jeff was always willing to travel anywhere in the state to work with lodges in presenting the program. Much of the success of "Focus on the Future" is due to his efforts. The Masonic Education Committee has assumed a formidable task in support of the long range goals. The committee will be developing several training programs to implement the new direction for the constituent lodges. This task again calls upon the committee to take on a role beyond that of its traditional responsibilities. Although it was a recommendation of Grand Master Warden to refocus the committee on its statutory duties, it was determined that no other committee was better suited to handle the responsibilities assigned to it. We are fortunate to have a committee possessed with the abilities and experience appropriate to the tasks at hand, and I congratulate Chairman John Siscel and the other committee members on their efforts.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS In 1983 Grand Master Robert J. Crede had the poor sense to appoint me to the Advancing Line. Bob, I thank you for the opportunity you gave me to work and grow in Freemasonry. I have always considered you as a role model. You are truly one for whom the word "Brother" is so much more than just a title but an accurate reflection of your attitude and demeanor toward all members of the Fraternity. It has been said that the appointment to the first step in this Grand Lodge's Advancing Line is one of the most important decisions a Grand Master must make, and I approached it as such. It was both a thrill and honor for me to appoint Steven I. Toybes to the office of Senior Grand Marshal. We fail to recognize what is being asked of the appointee. He must give nine years of his life to the operations, functions, and activities


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of the Grand Lodge. I thank Steve for willingness to assume this responsibility. His wife Sharlene and their children, Sarah and Seth, also should be commended for their support of Steve's desire to lend his considerable knowledge and expertise to the betterment of Missouri Masonry. As discussed earlier, this year's Grand Lodge officers, including the District Deputy Grand Masters, were given added responsibilities in the operation and administration of various Grand Lodge functions. Most accepted these new responsibilities with enthusiasm, and their performance in the execution of these duties was exemplary. The higher level of involvement by the Advancing Line is new, and the officers are still feeling their way through the mechanics of the process, but with these brethren's talents I know it cannot fail. All Grand Lodge officers have given unselfishly and should be commended for their devotion to the Fraternity. As evidenced by the number of decisions reported this year, I frequently called upon the expertise of the Jurisprudence Committee. It is ultimately the Grand Master who must make decisions on Masonic law, but I respectfully acknowledge the efforts and input of the committee and its chairman, Most Worshipful Brother Vern H. Schneider. A Grand Master is expected to travel, and while I certainly have not journeyed as much as many who have previously held this office, I did cover a great portion of this State. Everywhere I was greeted with warmth, hospitality, and brotherhood. Those who extended the Masonic hand of friendship made the miles infinitely more bearable. Serving as Grand Master is a tremendous experience, but it also can be a significant responsibility. That responsibility applies as much to the family of a Grand Master. as it does to the holder of the office, particularly when there are young children at home. There was many a time I went to a lodge function when I should have played catch, or attended that dance recital, or helped with the school work. I freely admit I placed a burden on Rhonda, Philip, and Sarah, but they beared all with smiles, knowing how much it meant to me. Words cannot express my appreciation to my family for their support and their patience for these last eight years. And finally, my brethren, a grateful thanks to each of you. Through the years I have encountered many individuals with whom it was a privilege to be associated. I have been impressed by your enthusiasm, your motivation, and your desire to work for the betterment of this Fraternity. CONCLUSION In this address I have repeatedly raised one important factor: Your lodge is the key. No matter how capable the leadership of this Grand Lodge may be, the fate of Missouri Masonry rests in your hands. It is your lodge that is the "deliverer of Freemasonry" in your community. It is your lodge that defines the perception of Freemasonry by the members of that


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community. In this role we cannot remain satisfied with just Wn& Masons; we must also practice Masonry. While the facts we have discussed this morning are alarming, they should not be considered an insurmountable barrier. I liken the challenge in front of us to that Sprig of Acacia with which all Master Masons are familiar. Let us "look forward with confidence and composure" to the work we must undertake to overcome this challenge. Let us recognize that we have become so accustomed to many of the practices and traditions of our Fraternity that it has become difficult to accept or consider that others may find such practices unattractive. We may never return to those days around 1960, with men beating a path to our door in ever-increasing numbers, but we can mold our Fraternity to again become an active, viable organization, responsive to the needs of the community. There are challenges which face us, there are choices we must make, there are changes which must be made. My brethren, I challenge you to change.

GRAND MASTER'S mNERARY FOR 1990 . 1991 1990 SEPTEMBER 25 Installed as Grand Master, Grand Lodge of Missouri Annual Session - Jefferson City 27 St. Louis Preceptory DeMolay Legion of Honor Investiture Practice St. Louis OCTOBER 2 Met with Chairman of Jurisprudence Committee - St. Louis 5 DeMolay Legion of Honor Investiture - St. Louis 6 Training Session for District Deputy Grand Masters - Jefferson City 6 Grand Master's Reception - Jefferson City 7 Installed Officers, Jefferson Lodge - Jefferson City 7 Speaker, Missouri Grand Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star Banquet - St. Louis 8 Installation of District Officers for the 61st Masonic District - St. Louis 12 Area Meeting - Clinton 13 Area Meeting - Cameron 13 Area Meeting - Independence 13 Speaker, South Gate Lodge 100th Anniversary Banquet - Kansas City 14 Ararat Past Masters' Club Grand Master's Breakfast - Kansas City 18 Gavel Club - St. Louis 19 Perseverance Lodge Dinner - Louisiana 20 Speaker, Perseverance Lodge Breakfast - Louisiana 20 Masonic Home Board Meeting - St. Louis 20 Installed Officers, Brentwood Lodge - St. Louis


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24 Rolla Table Lodge - Rolla 25 Presented Fifty Year Pins, Meridian Lodge - St. Louis 26 Area Meeting - Hannibal 27 Grand Lodge Distinguished Guests Committee Meeting - Jefferson City 28 Speaker, Freedom Lodge Past Masters' Breakfast - St. Louis 28 Speaker, Harmony Lodge Rededication - St. Louis 30 Area Meeting - Jefferson City NOVEMBER 2 Area Meeting - Washington 3 Area Meeting - Monett 3 Installed Officers, Branson Lodge - Branson 7 Official Visit, Benjamin Franklin Lodge - St. Louis 10 Area Meeting - St. Louis 15 Speaker, Anniversary Dinner, Jefferson Lodge - Jefferson City 17 Masonic Home Board Meeting - St. Louis 17 Area Meeting - St. Louis 17 Moolah Shrine Ceremonial Reception - St. Louis 29 Allied Masonic Degrees Meeting - St. Louis DECEMBER 2 Grand Lodge Masonic Education Committee Meeting - Columbia 6 Gavel Club - St. Louis 7-8 Grand Lodge Long range planning committee meeting - Columbia 9 Scottish Rite Children's Holiday Party - St. Louis 12 Met with DDGM of Masonic Districts 47 and 52 - Flat River 15 Masonic Home Board Meeting - Kansas City 17 61st District School of Instruction - St. Louis 19 Moolah Shrine Monthly Meeting - St. Louis 1991 JANUARY 15 Official Visit, 'fuscan Lodge - St. Louis 16 Speaker, Ransom A. Bruer Association, Union Lodge - Union 19 Masonic Home Board Meeting - St. Louis 19 41st District Meeting, Riddick Lodge - Buffalo 25 34th District Meeting, Pleasant Hill Lodge - Pleasant Hill 26 Cornerstone Ceremony, Juvenile Justice Center - Springfield 28 Official Visit, Kirkwood Lodge - St. Louis FEBRUARY 1 DDGM Official Visit, Maplewood Lodge - St. Louis 2 Speaker, Boone County Masonic Association - Columbia 5 Speaker, Boonville Masonic-Eastern Star Dinner - Boonville 8 Met with Jurisprudence Committee Chairman - St. Louis 8 Special Masonic Home Board Meeting - St. Louis 9 Masonic Home Board Meeting - St. Louis


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9 Grand Lodge Long Range Planning Committee Meeting - St. Louis 12 Attended 50 Year Pin Presentation, Anchor Lodge - St. Louis 24 Attend Funeral ofR.W. Brother Walter Baird - Columbia 28 DDGM Official Visit, America-Good Hope Lodge - St. Louis MARCH 7 Gavel Club - St. Louis 7 St. Louis Preceptory DeMolay Legion Of Honor Dinner - St. Louis 8 Imperial Shrine Membership Meeting - St. Louis 8 Scottish Rite Open House - St. Louis 9 Grand Lodge Distinguished Guests Committee Meeting - Jefferson City 10 North County Masters Breakfast - St. Louis 12 DDGM Official Visit, Rose Hill Lodge - St. Louis 13 Speaker, Scottish Rite Luncheon Club - St. Louis 14 DDGM Official Visit, Berkeley Lodge - St. Louis 16 Masonic Home Board Meeting - St. Louis 16 York Rite Festival- Jefferson City 18 Attended Fifty Year Pin Presentation to PGM J.C. Montgomery, Elvins-Ionic Lodge - Desloge 22 Speaker, Union Electric Compasses Guild Annual Meeting - St. Louis 28 Scottish Rite Maundy Thursday Service - St. Louis 31 Scottish Rite Easter Service - St. Louis APRIL 5 Presented Twenty-five and Fifty Year Pins, Meramec Lodge Eureka 6 Special Masonic Home Board Meeting - St. Louis 6 Speaker, Fenton Lodge - Fenton 11 Official Visit, Gardenville Lodge - St. Louis 13 Scottish Rite Reunion - Kansas City 13 Masters and Wardens Association Dinner in Honor of Grand Lecturer, East Gate Lodge - Kansas City 19 Speaker, Scottish Rite Symposium - Branson 20 30th District Festive Board - Wentzville 21 Dedication of New Lodge Hall, Saline Lodge - St. Marys 23 Spoke at Opening Session, International DeMolay Congress - St. Louis 26 Spoke at International Supreme Council Session, Order of DeMolay St. Louis 27 Masonic Home Board Meeting - St. Louis 27 Grand Lodge Long Range Planning Committee Meeting - St. Louis 27 Grand Lodge Officers Meeting - St. Louis 27 Grand Lodge Officers Dinner for Grand Master's Breakfast Committee - St. Louis 28 Grand Master's Breakfast - St. Louis


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29 Speaker, Allied Masonic Degrees Meeting - St. Louis MAY 3 Grand Commandery Awards Banquet - Jefferson City 9 Official Visit, Naphtali Lodge - St. Louis 18 Masonic Home Board Meeting - Kansas City 18 Dedication of New Lodge Hall, Lexington Lodge - Lexington 18 Reenactment of Cornerstone Laying, Masonic College - Lexington 20 Attended Meeting of Bethel No. 47, Job's Daughters - St. Louis 26 DeMolay Conclave - Jefferson City 27 Presented Grand Masters Masonic Youth Award, DeMolay Conclave -Jefferson City 28 Met with PGM Crede - Jefferson City JUNE 1 Scottish Rite Four State Reunion - Joplin 2 Children's Miracle Network Telethon - Joplin 2 Children's Miracle Network Telethon - Springfield 6 Gavel Club - St. Louis 12 Moolah Shrine Circus Parade - St. Louis 14 Shriners Hospital Dinner - St. Louis 15 Masonic Home Board Meeting - St. Louis 15 Shriners Hospital Luncheon - St. Louis 15 Spoke at Shriners Hospital Rededication - St. Louis 22 Grand Lodge Masonic Education Meeting - Columbia 22 Presented Grand Master's Masonic Youth Award, Job's Daughters Grand Bethel, and attended Grand Guardian Council Installation Jefferson City 23 Presented Grand Master's Masonic Youth Award, Rainbow Grand Assembly - Columbia 25 Speaker, DeMolay Leadership Conference - Jefferson City 26 Speaker, Lambskin Lodge Friendship Night - St. Louis 29 Grand Lodge Distinguished Guests Committee Meeting - Jefferson City 29 "Focus on the Future" Program, Acacia Lodge - Columbia JULY 1 Meridian Lodge EA. Degrees - St. Louis 13 Speaker, Rose Hill Lodge looth Anniversary Banquet - St. Louis 16 Presented "Focus on the Future" Program, Robert Burns Lodge Gainesville 17 Presented "Focus on the Future" Program, Forsyth Lodge - Forsyth 18 Obligated Third Degree Candidate, Past Master' Night, Branson Lodge - Branson 20 Masonic Home Board Meeting - Branson 20 Grand Lodge Officers Meeting - Branson AUGUST 8 Met with chairmen of Insurance and Jurisprudence committees - St.


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Louis Cornerstone Ceremony, Glasgow High School - Glasgow St. Francois Lodge Picnic - Hawn State Park Masonic Home Board Meeting - St. Louis Masonic Home Eastern Unit Open House - St. Louis Visited Veterans Administration Medical Center - Kansas City Visited Veterans Administration Medical Center - Columbia Visited Veterans Administration Medical Center - Poplar Bluff Visited Veterans Home - Cape Girardeau Visited Jefferson Barracks Veterans Administration Medical CenterSt. Louis 20 Visited Cochran Veterans Administration Medical Center - St. Louis SEPTEMBER 5 Official Visit, Cosmos Lodge - St. Louis 7 Grand Lodge Ways and Means Committee Meeting - Columbia 7 Grand Lodge Distinguished Guests Committee Meeting - Jefferson City 11 Masons in Government Appreciation Dinner - Jefferson City 12 Official Visit, Clayton Lodge - St. Louis 14 Historical Marker Placement, Jennings Lodge - St. Louis 16 Official Visit, Jefferson Lodge - Jefferson City 19-21 Grand Lodge of Iowa - Davenport, Iowa 28 Masonic Home Board Meeting - Jefferson City 29 Information Sessions - Jefferson City 30 Grand Lodge Annual Session - Jefferson City OCTOBER 1 Grand Lodge Annual Session - Jefferson City 10 11 17 17 19 19 19 20 20

CORNERSTONES AND DEDICATIONS 1990 October 7 - Reenactment of Dedication of Lodge Hall, Liberty Lodge No. 31; Senior Grand Warden Frank Arnold presiding. October 14 - Dedication of new Masonic Lodge Hall, Savannah Lodge No. 71; Senior Grand Warden Frank Arnold presiding. October 20 - Reenactment of Dedication of Lodge Hall, Clinton Lodge No. 548; Past Grand Master J. Edward Blinn presiding. 1991 January 20 - Cornerstone Ceremony for new Scotland County Memorial Library; Senior Grand Warden Frank Arnold presiding. January 26 - Cornerstone Ceremony for new Greene County Juvenile Justice Center, Springfield February 4 - Dedication of new Masonic Hall, Stella Lodge No. 538; Past Grand Master Walter L. Walker presiding.


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April 21 - Dedication of new Masonic Lodge Hall, Saline Lodge No. 226. May 18 - Dedication of new Masonic Lodge Hall, Lexington Lodge No. 149 May 18 - Reenactment of Cornerstone Ceremony of Masonic College, Lexington. May 19 - Cornerstone Ceremony for new Presbyterian Church, Willard; Past Grand Master J. Edward Blinn presiding. August 10 - Cornerstone Ceremony for new high school, Glasgow. September 14 - Dedication of historical marker, Jennings Lodge No. 640.

SUPPLEMENT TO THE ADDRESS OF THE GRAND MASTER 1h The Grand Lodge ofMissouri:

DECISIONS 11. Tyro Lodge No. 12 conferred a Third Degree on August 17, 1991. The Master of Tyro Lodge and the DDGM of the 40th District determined that, according to Section 8.180 of the Grand Lodge By-laws, the officers of Tyro Lodge had to open the lodge unless the Grand Master granted a dispensation. Although participants abided by that decision at the conferral, the DDGM requested a ruling from the Grand Master to avoid future confusion. A reading of Section 8.180 alone would support the decision made by the officers involved. However, in such situations the provisions of Section 8.170 also come into play. The key word in Section 8.,180 is "absent." If the acting Master is present (acting Master being determined by the provisions of Sections 8.150, 8.160, and 8.180) the acting Master may request any Master Mason to open or preside over a communication of the lodge. Under Section 8.180 a dispensation must be requested from the Grand Master for another Master Mason to open and preside over a lodge communication only if the acting Master, Wardens, and Past Masters are absent. 12. A request was received from the secretary of Rising Sun Lodge No. 13 to address the "double" petitioning process required for affiliating and advancing Entered Apprentices and Fellowcrafts who have not advanced within five years of the next previous degree and who have successfully completed the affiliation process must also petition for advancement before receiving the next degree. Since the petition for affiliation process requires an investigation and two-thirds vote identical to the petition for advancement, there is nothing to be gained by filing a separate petition for advancement in this situation. It only delays the conferral of the next degree by another month. It was therefore my decision that an Entered apprentice or Fellowcraft who has affiliated under Section 16.050 of the Grand Lodge By-laws shall


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not be required to petition separately for advancement if he presents himself for advancement within one year of his affiliation. He may file a combined petition for both affiliation and advancement. Nothing in this decision shall waive the requirements of Section 15.040. 13. An inquiry was received from the DDGM of the 26th Masonic District as to what action should be taken on a request from an expelled Master Mason for restoration. The expelled Mason was raised in Twilight Lodge No. 114 on March 27, 1984. On July 1, 1986 he was suspended under Section 15.066 of the Grand Lodge By-laws for failure to show suitable proficiency as a Master Mason. He was found guilty of a felony in Boone County Circuit Court on April 14, 1988 and was expelled on October 7, 1988, pursuant to Section 28.025 of the Grand Lodge By-laws. On appeal, the judgment of conviction was reversed by order of the Supreme Court of Missouri and the case was remanded to the Boone County Circuit Court with direction to enter Judgment of Acquittal. Pursuant to the mandate issued by the Supreme Court of Missouri the circuit Court of Boone County entered a Judgment of Acquittal on June 19, 1991. It was my conclusion that the expulsion was premature for the reason that the conviction had not become final as required in Section 28.025 of the Grand Lodge By-laws. I therefore ordered that the expelled Mason be restored to his Masonic status which prevailed immediately prior to his expulsion. At that time he was under suspension for failure to show suitable proficiency as a Master Mason. RECOMMENDATIONS Support fm: Q.w: Masonic Ymilll moo tQ Address) I further recommend that the donations be designated for the use of the Missouri Masonic Youth organizations as a part of their membership recruitment efforts, including expenditures for membership materials, "prospect" or new member solicitation activities, and defraying a portion or all of the petition costs for new candidates. The funds would be provided by the next Grand Mas~r or his representative at each of the three youth groups' annual state-wide meetings in 1992. As the dollars provided could well last beyond a single Grand Lodge year, these contributions would not be included in future Grand Lodge budgets until such time as the Grand Lodge Committees on Youth and Ways and Means identified similar or other needs where donations could be effectively utilized. Fraternally submitted, DANIEL

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R.W D. Robert Downey, Deputy Grand Master, moved that the Grand Master's address be received and referred to the Committee on Grand Master's Address. The motion was seconded and by vote of the Grand Lodge the report submitted to the proper committee.

REPORT OF THE COMMl'n'EE ON NECROLOGY 7b the Grand Lodge AF. & AM. ofMissouri: BRETHREN:

The "memorial moments" accompanying the Report of the Committee on Necrology are always poignant moments, particularly for those who are older but even so for those who are younger as well. Since many of us see one another only at Grand Lodge, there is an emptiness when we realize that a Brother whose hand we had clasped in the fraternal bond of friendship will meet with us no more. It singeth low in every heart, We hear it each and all, A song of those who answer not, However we may call. They throng the silence of the breast, We see them as of yore, The kind the true, the brave, the sweet, Who walk with us no more. In olden days when there was a special tiled lodge before the Masonic funeral, there was the "ritual of remembrance" called "A Lodge of Sorrow" for all of us when we reflect upon the losses we have sustained. Past Grand Masters feel these losses keenly, not only when one of their own ranks is among those missing but also because of the many Brothers who had helped them along the way - compani~ns for their labors, counselors for their perplexities, and above all true and faithful Brethren across the years. But you yourselves, Brethren of the Grand Lodge, feel the loss as keenly. The empty chair in your lodge hall, a jovial dinner companion to share the festive table no more, the good-fellow tribute, "Nobody could give that Charge like (you supply the name) did." "Or he was the one who raised me." These are memories which keep coming back to us like refreshing breezes on otherwise unpleasant days. Our Grand Secretary reports that, bases upon the annual Reports of th6 constituent Lodges, 2,284 of our Brethren have been transferred to the Grand Lodge on High. What a vacancy it leaves in our hearts! And yet that emptiness ought to be replaced by thanksgiving: thanksgiving that we knew them and shared this fellowship, thanksgiving for what


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Freemasonry meant to them and to us. And, while this cannot replace our loss, surely it can assuage our grief because if directs us to the Great Architect of Heaven and Earth who is All-Wise and All-Knowing, Him from Whom life comes and to Whom life returns. And 80 we would dedicate these words to that presently invisible Great Lodge fonned of those who have gone that way before us in years pest and in this year. They are our fathers, our brothers, our sons, our neighbors, the Mason whom we saw every day, the Mason whom we never knew. They are the great of the land, or they may be the humble and unhonored Craftsmen. Thanks be to God that such have been Though they are here no more. It is a snide criticism most frequently leveled at the Fraternity by AntiMasons that Freemasonry may be a good ideal for living but it is a poor way for dying. We know this to be a charge made by certain religious groups who insist on putting their own theological stamp on every jot and tittle of life. Now Freemasonry does not discourage nor does it deny to any man the particular expressions of his faith, be it in church, temple, synagogue, mosque or even held infonnally. Indeed the new member is assured that nothing in the Fraternity will conflict with his duties to God, his neighbor or himself, all of which are religious. What kind of men are these Masons who are so virulently criticized by those who despise or hate the Fraternity? What kind of men are those whom we remember today? There is a coffee table book of photographs entitled "A Day in the Life of America." It shows pictures of day-by-day activities of both the high and the lowly across this great land. When one reads through some of the newspaper clippings or Grand Lodge reports of those whom we remember, you are struck by the fact that these would have been fit subjects for "A Day in the Life of America." There was a leader in state government, there were school board members and church school teachers, workers who kept the wheels of agriculture, commerce and industry turning. There were all those who wore the Lambskin or White Leathren Apron with us. While some were called fonnally "Most Worshipful" or "Right Worshipful" or "Worshipful;' those and the others of this Lodge of Memory were and still are our "Brothers." Is the charge true that Freemasonry might prepare a Brother for living but not for dying? As our Grand Master suggested in his introductory remarks to the Necrology Report, the very structure and message of Freemasonry never lets the Brother forget the great fact which all most face. The Entered Apprentice is confronted with the illustration of chalk, charcoal and clay. He is no stranger to these substances, only he sees them invested with cosmic significance; and life takes on a new dimension. It is preparation for dying: and, although the Freemason may find additional


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resources in the Great Light or the teachings of his religious community or personal religious experience. this is a step which he is welcome to take; and his fraternal Brethren will never deny him that right. Or the Fellowcraft Degree saw our Brethren passing between the great pillars. Not much attention is given to the globes surmounting them, we are reminded that we are citizens of two worlds; and the spiritual as well as the material demands our study and devotion. In the Third Degree, the candidate himself experiences death and re-birth; and the Brother and we who watch may make our own application of this to the teachings of our respective religious allegiances. Most Masons will testify that rather than weakening their faith, these dramas put "a new face" on their faith, even deepen their devotion to those intimations of immortality. Here we do not see Freemasonry and religion as being opposed or antithetical but rather as fellow-pilgrims in the journey of life. Were those whom we remember not of that great throng? Their Freemasonry hel ped call them to that pilgrimage. Thirty five years ago Judge Fred L. Wham spoke to the Grand Master's Breakfast in St. Louis, addressing that concern. He concluded his remarks by saying: "Let (the Church and Freemasonry) be allies in doing God's work. Let them be allies in their strong and untiring support and advocacy of freedom and self-government without which neither the Church nor Freemasonry will long be permitted by its enemies to function as God intends it should function." There is a magnificent simplicity to Freemasonry, but it should not be confused with a shallowness of mind and heart. The profundity of Masonry's teaching draws from the dim beginnings of human history and the depths of human experience. Thus the Freemason is at home in every age and clime. He can be religious without being a part of another religion, as it is sometimes charged. Freemasonry is not, nor does it seek to create another religious sect. "Its religion, if religion it may be called, is an unfeigned belief in the One Living and True God." Richard C. Friedman, a practicing psychotherapist in New York state and a very knowledgeable Freemason has written beautifully that "Masonry's Key Ingredient" is trust. He traces the issue of "trust" throughout the ritual. Of course, the famous First Degree question inquires of ultimate trust. The sightless, poverty-stricken candidate has only one resource, only one answer: "God." The simplicity of this echoes the opening words of the Great Light: "In the beginning God ... " Ultimately our business is not to answer or to worry about Freemasonry's critics. Our business, as we are often reminded, is to take good men and make them better. But the interesting and oft-neglected truth is that we also make ourselves better in the process. The world is a better place because those whom we remember were Freemasons. We are


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better because we associated with them, and they with us. But most importantly we rest our lives and we trust our deaths to ... God. Rob Morris, the 19th Century Masonic leader often called "the Poet Laureate of Masonry", had verses entitled "The Level and the Square:" Let'us meet upon the Level then, while laboring patient here; Let us meet and let us labor, though the labor be severe; Already in the western sky the signs bid us prepare To gather up our Working Tools and part upon the Square. Let us pray: o God, the Great Architect of Heaven and Earth, In Whose hands are the lives of those whom we remember this day: We thank Thee for the good example and godly lives of those who have led us from darkness into light, who have taught us in our ignorance and been patient with our slowness, who have made a part and a place for us in this society of friends and Brothers. Wilt Thou be pleased so to influence our hearts and minds that our own lives might be worthy of these departed Brethren and an honor to Thy Holy Name. Amen. Certain of our deceased Brethren served the Grand Lodge in special responsibilities. We pay tribute to them. MOST WORSHIPFUL BROTHER A. BASEY VANLANDINGHAM, Grand Master, 1965-1966. M. W. Bro. Vanlandingham passed away October 26, 1990 after a long illness. This distinguished Missourian gave outstanding leadership to the government of his home state, his community, and to the Grand Lodge and other branches of Masonry. He merits the lasting acclaim of his Brethren by his life and service as this historical record shall show, but only in part. No finer tribute to his Masonic career could be written that that M. W. Bro. Bruce H. Hunt gave to the 1966 Grand Lodge Proceedings: "His genuine interest in his brethren, manifested by an untiring willingness to hear complete details of all problems however large or small, has carved for him a place forever in the hearts of his brethren." Arthur Basey Vanlandingham was born in Boone County on March 30, 1920. He was the son of Forrest Albert and Marthena Wade


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Vanlandingham. His education was in both rural and public schools of Boone County and Columbia. Later he attended the University of Missouri-Columbia. On December 31, 1939, he was married to Miss Lorane Glascock from the Ashland neighborhood. Three children were born to Basey and Lorane A. Basey, II; Forrest Barry, and Becky Lynn. The future Grand Master first saw the light of Masonry a month and two days after his 21st birthday, being initiated in Howard Lodge No.4, New Franklin, MO, on May 1, 1941. Six years later he was Master of that venerable lodge. His leadership in Craft Masonry was recognized by him being appointed District Deputy Grand Master in 1951-1952 and also District Deputy Grand Lecturer in 1952 through 1954. From 1953-58 he served on the Masonic Home Board. In 1956 R. W. Bro. Vanlandingham was appointed Grand Pursuivant by M. W. Bro. Harold M. Jayne. He progressed through the year until his election as Grand Master in 1965. M. W. Bro. Vanlandingham was also to serve as Grand High Priest of Missouri in 1961-1963. He headed all York Rite bodies of which he was a member, having been High Priest of Boonville Chapter No. 60, R.A.M.; Master of Centralia Council No. 34, Cryptic Masons: and Commander of St. Graal Commandery No. 12, Columbia. He was a member of the Order of High Priesthood of Missouri and the Order of the Silver Trowel, the Missouri Association of Past Commanders; Missouri Priory No. 17, KYCH. He was a Grand Representative of the Grand Lodge of New Mexico near Missouri. He also belonged to the Kilwinning Council No. 19, Allied Masonic Degrees; St. Chrysostom Conclave, Red Cross of Constantine; Aleppo Grotto; and was an honorary member of Moolah Temple and Abou Ben Adhem Shrine. In 1963 he was a recipient of the DeMolay Legion of Honor. Likewise he was a member of the Scottish Rite. The Vanlandinghams were members of the Christian Church in Columbia where his religious service was conducted October 29, 1990. The Masonic Service was under the auspices of Howard Lodge No. 4 wi th Senior Grand Warden Frank Ames Arnold acting as Master. M. W. Bro. Vanlandingham successfully balanced farming, financial, and Political careers. As a young man of 36, he received the Balanced Farming Award in Boone County. He served as Chairman of the Board of the Exchange Bank of New Franklin and became Chairman of the Central Finance Co., Inc., of Columbia, with branch offices in neighboring cities. While in the University, M. W. Bro. Vanlandingham was a member of Acacia Social Fraternity. Later he also held membership in the State Historical Society of Missouri, the Forest Hills Country Club, Rotary International, and the Elks. M. W. Bro. Vanlandingham's greatest public contributions were in the field of state government. At the age of 36 he was elected to the Missouri


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House of Representatives from Boone County. His leadership was 80 apparent that he received the St. Louis Globe Democrat Award for Meritorious Service as the outstanding freshman representative in the 69th General Assembly. When he was re-elected to the Missouri House in 1958, his colleagues made him Speaker Pro Tern in the 70th General Assembly. Two years later (1960) he as elected State Senator from the 19th District and was re-elected four years later. His committee assignments included: Appropriations, Public Health and Welfare, Banks and Banking and Financial Institutions, Correctional Institutions, Employment Security, and Economics and Major Expenditures. He served as Chairman of the powerful Senate Agriculture Committee. He achieved national notice by being named by President John F. Kennedy to the Advisory Board of Natural Resources. A measure of his political reputation and popularity is found in the fact that he was unopposed in most of his campaigns. Historically, Missouri Freemasonry has been well-served by outstanding leaders in the field of public service to state and nation. Perhaps no one worked harder for the State of Missouri; and surely no one loved Missouri more than did Basey Vanlandingham. His life and work was deeply rooted in Missouri soil. His pioneer forebears began their long farming careers in Mid-Missouri when the state was young. This love of the land and attachment to farming was always central in the interests of Basey Vanlandingham. When he was elected Grand Master at the relatively young age of 45, he commented of his family at that time: "Six generations of us have lived and died within a three mile radius of my home." Few Missouri families could boast more than that. Those who knew Most Grand Master Arthur Basey Vanlandingham certainly have missed the wise counsel, wonderful sense of humor, and warm brotherliness in these late years of his ill health. Although he is with us no more, his achievements in public and private service brought luster to Freemasonry and a lasting memorial in the hearts of his Brethren as well as the great State he loved and led. R. W. BRO. RONNIE HOUSE, who passed away August 19, 1990, was the long-time District Deputy Grand Lecturer of District 46 but made an equally important contribution as a long time member of the Grand Lodge Committee on Ritual. A business and civic leader at Mansfield, he had received his Craft degrees at Ava Lodge No. 26, Ava, MO. He served as Master of that lodge in 1959, later serving as Worshipful Master of Mansfield Lodge No. 543. During his thirty-one years of ritual leadership, he may have influenced several generations of Masonic ritualists in Southwest Missouri. The Grand Lecturer, R. W. Bro. Stanton T. Brown, gave a very moving tribute to R. W. Bro. House at the 1990 Annual Communication. R. W. BRO. DONALD RAY JETr, who had been District Deputy Grand


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Lecturer of the 30th District for eleven years (1979-1989), passed away August 21, 1990. R. W. Bro. Jett served as Worshipful Master of Wentzville Lodge No. 36 in 1977, where he had received the degrees several years earlier. R. W. BRO. DANIEL C. RAY, who passed away September 27, 1990, was another distinguished member of Howard Lodge No.4, New Franklin, summoned to the Grand Lodge on high. A Master Mason of 48 years standing, he had served as Worshipful Master of his lodge in 1960. On two occasions, he was appointed to serve the Grand Lodge as District Deputy Grand Lecturer of the 25th District, 1974 to 1980 and 1981 to 1984. R. W. Bro. Ray was well-known and well-liked in Mid-Missouri Masonry. R. W. BRO. LEONARD DALE GARDNER, District Deputy Grand Master of District 2 from 1964 through 1969, received his Craft degrees in Kirksville Lodge No. 105 in 1942. Six years later he was to serve as Worshipful Master of that lodge. He passed away November 24, 1990. R. W. BRO. EUGENE R. (GENE) SCHELL, who died Nov. 25, 1990, at the age of 63, served as District Deputy Grand Master, District 37, from 1976 to 1981. He served as Worshipful Master of Windsor Lodge No. 29 in 1974 and served as its secretary from 1983 to 1989. Active in community affairs including the Senior Citizen Housing Association board where he also served as treasurer. In the latter part of his occupational career R. W. Bro. Schell taught automotive technology at the Warrensburg (area) Vocational Technical School. R. W. BRO. JUNIOR L. CROUCH, who was Master of Kirksville Lodge No. 105 in 1951, passed away December 10, 1990. He served the Second District as District Deputy Grand Master in 1954-1955. He had been a Master Mason for 45 years. R. W. BRO. JAMES T. CHILDRESS, a Past Master of St. Mark's Lodge No. 93, Cape Girardeau, in 1951, died January 31, 1991. R. W. Childress served as District Deputy Grand Lecturer of the 49th District from 1952 through 1955. R. W. BRO. CHESTER RAYMOND CARPENTER, the Secretary of Wayne Lodge No. 526, Piedmont, passed away February 25, 1991, after forty years of Masonic service. R. W. Bro. Carpenter served the Grand Lodge as District Deputy Grand Master of the 52nd Masonic district from 1967 through 1970. R. W. BRO. WALTER HUNT BAIRD, who died February 21, 1991, at the age of 82, was well known to the Grand Lodge as the Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee from 1965 to 1969 and from 1971 to 1985. He also served the Grand Lodge as District Deputy Grand Master, District 26, from 1961-1965. From 1981-1990, he was a member of the Committee on Public Schools. R. W. Bro. Baird was Master of the Missouri Lodge of Research in 1974. He was active and a leader in every branch of Masonry. In 1958-1959 he served as Most Illustrious Grand Master of the Grand Council, R. and S. M. of Missouri. The full record of his Masonic


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affiliations and offices is an impressive three and a half pages. R. W. Bro. Baird was raised in Carterville Lodge No. 401, later demitting to Acacia Lodge No. 602, Columbia, where he served as Master in 1943. He also served this lodge as Secretary for 23 years and as treasurer for seven. At the Grand Lodge of 1987, he received the Truman Medal for Distinguished Service to Freemasonry, awarded by M. W. Bro. ~ Vincent Kinkead. R. W. BRO. THOMAS F. WRIGHT, a 47-year Master Mason of Tyro Lodge No. 12, Caledonia, passed away March 4, 1991. He was Worshipful Master of that lodge in 1949. In 1954-55, he served as District Deputy Grand Master of the 40th District. R. W. BRO. BENJAMIN F. LOLLAR, who had been District Deputy Grand Lecturer of District 10 for nearly eight years, 1976 until 1984, passed away April 23, 1991, at his home in Winston at the age of 82. R. W. Bro. Lollar had been a Master Mason for 45 years and served as Worshipful Master of Winston Lodge No. 15 in 1974 and 1975. In his earlier life he had worked for the Hercules Powder Co., but later worked in bridge maintenance for the Rock Island Lines. R. W. BRO. RAYMOND R. HARTMAN, of Sweet Springs, died March 29, 1990. From 1968 through 1973, he served five years as District Deputy Grand Master of District 24. He was a member of Barbee Lodge No. 217, Sweet Springs, and served as its Master in 1967 and 1978. Bro. Hartman, who was known familiarly to his friends as "Jake", worked in his early years for the International Shoe Co., but then spent thirty-five years as the owner of several service stations. He then became a licensed funeral director, following that profession for ten years. R. W. Bro. Hartman left a record of community service in Sweet Springs, where he spent his life. He was an elder and deacon in his local Presbyterian Church. For forty years he served the local fire department and had been its assistant fire chief. He was a past member of the city Park Board. He was 76 at the time of his death. R. W. BRO. PAUL TURNER, Past Master of Solomon Lodge No. 271, Springfield, was a man who found a home in the lodge and, because he had no close family or relations, found the Fraternity his family. In writing to Solomon Lodge about R. W. Bro. 'furner, Grand Master Daniel F. Cole said: "Over the years I have heard many stories about Right Worshipful Brother 'furner, his acts of kindness and caring, his acts of brotherhood. Many len may call themselves Freemasons, but few could lay claim to as much of the true meaning of the title as could Paul Turner." R. W. Bro. Turner passed away April 13, 1991. He was Past Master (1980) of Solomon Lodge No. 271, Springfield. He served as District Deputy Grand Master of the 45th District in 1981-1984 and 1985-1986. He was a multiple member of O'Sullivan Lodge No.7, Walnut Grove; Republic Lodge No. 570,; and Daylight Lodge No. 678, Springfield.


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R. W. BRO. LLOYD C. SEAMAN, a 49-year Mason, served as Master of Zeredatha Lodge No. 189, St. Joseph, in 1950. From 1951-1952 he was District Deputy Grand Master of the 9th Masonic District. He passed away June 20,1991. R. W. BRO. EARL FRANKLIN WASHAM of Rothville, Missouri, a Past District Deputy Grand Master of District 19, passed away July 12, 1991, at the age of 75. He was a .farmer and had been circuit clerk and recorder of deeds in Chariton County, also was a past president of the Northwestern R-l School Board, Mendon. A 47-year Master Mason, R. W. Bro. Washam had received his degrees in Cunningham Lodge No. 525, Sumner, where he served as Master in 1949. This lodge later consolidated with and merged into Mendon Lodge No. 628, Mendon, in 1989; and our Brother affiliated with the latter lodge. He was also a member of York Rite Bodies and the Shrine. Although the report of your Committee is directed to the reporting of the loss of our Brethren, it is fitting that we remember respectfully the loss this year of Mrs. Irene Hunt, the late wife of our Past Grand Master, M. W. Bro. Bruce H. Hunt. It will be necessary for your Committee to add other names and records to this honored list as soon as such information is available through local lodge reports to the Grand Secretary's office. Respectfully submitted, WM. H. CHAPMAN, ~G.M. ROBERT D. JENKINS, ~G.M. J.C. MONTGOMERY, JR., P.G.M., Chairman

INTRODUCTION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND THE STAFF OF TIlE MASONIC HOME OF MISSOURI R.W. Deputy Grand Master and President of the Masonic Home Board of Directors, D. Robert Downey, presented and introduced: R.W. Brother Frank A. Arnold, Vice-President R.W. Dale C. Motter, Member Brother James P. Hackworth, Member Brother Warren R. Betts, Member R.W. Gordon E. Hopkins, Member Wor. Brother Herman A. Morris, Jr., Member and Treasurer M.W. Brother Fielding A. Poe, Co-ordinator of Fraternal Relations R.W.Brother Stephen B. Givens, Secretary to the Board of Directors Wor. Brother Paul B. Tobias, Controller R.W. Brother Lloyd L. Schainker, Member R.W. Brother Robert C. Kellstrom, Member R.W. Brother W.W. Beckett, Sr., Member R.W. Brother Glen E. Means, Member Brother Richard D. Weber, Member


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Vern H. Schneider, Legal Council R.W Brother Downey brought to the attention of the Brethren that the terms of Wor. Brother Herman A Morris, Jr. and R.W. Brother Lloyd L. Schainker would expire with this Grand Lodge session. R.W. Brother Steven B. Givens, Secretary to the Board of Directors, presented certificates of appreciation to the retiring board members. NOMINATION OF THE MASONIC BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Four Year 'Thrm: M.W Brother J. Edward Blinn nominated Wor. Brother Jimmie D. Lee of Rogersville, Missouri. M.W. Brother William J. Hill nominated R.W. Brother Steven 1. Toybes. There being no further nominations for four (4) year terms, Grand Master Cole declared the nominations closed and directed the Grand Secretary to cast the ballots for the two nominees as set forth in Section 23.040 of the Constitution and By-Laws. M.W. Grand Master Cole called for the Report of the Masonic Home of Missouri. R.W. Brother D. Robert Downey, President, presented the Report:


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BOARD OF DIRECTORS •• MAsoNIC HOME OF MISSOURI

Staodiol: -- left to right: Fielding A Poe, Coordinator of Fraternal Relations Herman A Morris, Jr. Richard D. Weber Stephen B. Givens, Secretary Glenn E. Means Harold S. Pascal, Executive Director Wilfred W Beckett, Sr. Dale C. Motter Gordon E. Hopkins Lloyd L. Schainker

Warren R. Betts Robert Kellstrom Vern H. Schneider, Legal Counsel ~

-- left to right: Daniel F. Cole, Grand Master Mrs. Georgia Beason, President, D.E.S. Advisory Board D. Robert Downey, President Mrs. Helen Erwin, Secretary, D.E.S. Advisory Board Frank Ames Arnold, Vice President

Abseot 00 day picture was taken were James D. Hackworth; Mrs. Betty Lee Egner, Treasurer, O.E.S. Advisory Board; Steven A. Mahler, Financial Advisor; and Paul B. Thbias, Controller.


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OFFICERS D. Robert Downey, President Frank Ames Arnold, Vice President Herman A. Morris, Jr., Treasurer Stephen B. Givens, Secretary

Frank Ames Arnold, Assistant Secretary Daniel F. Cole, Honorary Chainnan of the Board of Directors

BOARD OF DIRECTORS Daniel F. Cole, Grand Master, Aflton D. Robert Downey, Deputy Grand Master, St. Louis Frank Ames Arnold, Senior Grand Warden, Boonville Dale C. Motter, Junior Grand Warden, Kirksville Gordon E. Hopkins, Senior Grand Deacon, St. Joseph

Wilfred W. Beckett, Sr., Cameron Warren R. Betts, St. Louis James D. Hackworth, Ellington Robert C. Kellstrom, Raytown Glenn E. Means, Blue Springs Herman A. Morris, Jr., Springfield Lloyd L. Schainker, St. Louis Richard D. Weber, Florissant

ADVISORY BOARD .. ORDER OF EASTERN STAR Mrs. Georgia Beason, President, Marshfield Mrs. Helen Erwin, Secretary, St. Louis

Mrs. Betty Lee Egner, Treasurer, Independence

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF Harold "Pete" S. Pascal, Executive Director Pamela J. Bianchi, Executive Secretary Debbie Stumpt, Secretary Doris O'Neal, Medicare Clerk Francine Campbell, Licensed Practical Nurse

Paul B. Tobias, Controller Allen Abernathy, Accounting Janet Russell, Accounting David Swinney, Accounting Barbara Myers, Director, Resident Services

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF .. WESTERN UNIT M. Susan Brown, Administrator Wilma Bundridge, Administrative Assistant Marjorie Anderson, Director

Esther Jones, Director of Environmental Services Darrel Herdliska, Director of Building and Grounds


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of Nursing Services Mary Beth Kaup, Director of ActivitieslSocial Services

Thni Earle, Director of Food Services

FRATERNAL RELATIONS Fielding A. Poe, Jr., P.G.M., Coordinator

LEGAL COUNSEL Vern H. Schneider, P.G.M.

FINANCIAL ADVISOR Steven A. Mahler

MEDICAL STAFF • EASTERN UNIT Arnold S. Tepper, M.D., Medical Director/ Workmen's Compensation Physician Beverly A. Logan-Morrison, R.A. Chiponigian, M.D., M.D., Staff Physician Ophthalmologist Charles A. Crecelius, Kenneth Lane, D.P.M. M.DJP.H.D., Staff Physician Richard Bernstein, D.D.S.

MEDICAL STAFF· WESTERN UNIT Blue Valley Medical Group

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Report of the Masonic Home To the Grand Lodge AF. & AM. ofMissouri: BRETHREN:

The annual report of the Board of Directors of the Masonic Home of Missouri is submitted in compliance with Grand Lodge requirements.

EXECUTIVE ORGANIZATION The Board of Directors consists of five Grand Lodge officers who serve ex-officio and eight Brethren who are elected by the Grand Lodge, two being elected each year to serve four year terms. The Grand Master is Honorary Chairman and the Deputy Grand Master serves as President. Upon the conclusion of the 1990 Grand Lodge Annual Communication, im organizational meeting was held for the purpose of electing officers. The following committees served during the past year: Admissions and Discipline Committee: Wilfred W. Beckett, Sr., Chairman; and all members of the Board of Directors Administration Committee: Frank Ames Arnold, Co-Chairman; Gordon E. Hopkins, Co-Chairman; Wilfred W. Beckett, Sr.,; Warren R. Betts; Robert C. Kellstrom; Glenn E. Means; Dale C. Motter; Harold S. Pascal (ex-officio) By-Laws and Policies: Robert Kellstrom, Chairman; Frank Ames Arnold; Lloyd L. Schainker; Vern H. Schneider (ex-officio) Development: Frank Ames Arnold, Chairman Legal Committee: Lloyd L. Schainker, Chairman Finance Committee: Herman A. Morris, Jr., Chairman; James D. Hackworth; Robert Kellstrom; Lloyd L. Schainker; Richard D. Weber; Vern H. Schneider (ex-officio); Steven A. Mahler (ex-officio); Stephen B. Givens (ex-officio) Grand Lodge Committee -- Relief and Charity: Frank Ames Arnold, Chairman; Wilfred W. Beckett, Sr.; Dale C. Motter; Stephen B. Givens, Secretary-Treasurer (ex-officio)

APPLICATIONS FOR ASSISTANCE Received during year (through July 18, 1991) St. Louis Area Kansas City Area Springfield Area.............................

132 97 10 1


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Other parts of Missouri 17 Outside of Missouri 7 Needs Assessments performed during the year Needs Assessments presented to the Board for consideration Assistance requests approved during the year....................................... Assistance provided without the need of a Needs Assessment Approved for Admission to Home during year Discharged from the Home during year Rejected because of ineligibility Died before assessment made/application passed by Board Withdrawn by Lodge/Chapter before action by Board Withdrawn by Lodge/Chapter after action by Board Pending June 30, 1991...........

68 54 42 25 14 3 2 6 9 2 1

RESIDENT STATISTICS Members in home July 1, 1990......................... Arrived during year '" Died during year Discharged during year Members in Home June 30, 1991

Women 180 8 33 1

.

154

Men 53 2 14 2

Total 233 10 47

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INDEPENDENT AUDITORS' REPORT To the Boord ofDirectors of The Masonic Home of Missouri: We have audited the accompanying balance sheets of the General Fund and of the Donor Restricted Funds of The Masonic Home of Missouri (the "Home") as of June 30, 1991, and the related statements of revenues and expenses of the General Fund, of changes in fund balances of the General and of the Donor Restricted Funds, and of cash flows of the General Fund for the year then ended. These financial statements are the responsibility of the Home's management. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial statements based on our audit. The financial statements of the Home as of June 30, 1990 were audited by other auditors whose report dated August 3, 1990 expressed an unqualified opinion on those statements. We also reviewed the adjustment described in Note 5 that was applied to restate the 1990 financial statements. In our opinion, such adjustment is appropriate and has been properly applied. Except as discussed in the following paragraph, we conducted our audit in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards. Those standards require that we plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financial statements are free of material


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misstatement. An audit includes examining, on a test basis, evidence supporting the amounts and disclosures in the financial statements. An audit also includes assessing the accounting principles used and significant estimates made by management, as well as evaluating the overall financial statement presentation. We believe that our audit provides a reasonable basis for our opinion. As discussed in Note 4 to the financial statements, the Home transferred residents from its Delmar facility to managed care facilities in 1990 and is currently in the process of disposing of the property, plant and equipment. Information is presently not available to estimate a disposal value for the Delmar facility's property, plant and equipment which has a net book value of $1,885,000 at June 30, 1991. Accordingly, no provision for loss, if any, has been provided in the financial statements. In our opinion, except for the effects of such adjustments, if any, as might have been determined to be necessary had we been able to obtain sufficient evidence to estimate the net realizable value of the Delmar facility's property, plant and equipment, the financial statements referred to in the first paragraph present fairly, in all material respects, the financial position of The Masonic Home of Missouri as of June 30, 1991, and the results of its operations and the cash flows of the General Fund for the year then ended in conformity with general accepted accounting principles. As discussed in Note 1 to the financial statements, The Masonic Home of Missouri adopted the requirements of "Audits of Providers of Health Care Services" and of Statement of Position 90-8, "Financial Accounting and Reporting by Continuing Care Retirement Communities," issued by the Accounting Standards Division of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Also, as discussed in Note 5 to the financial statements, the Grenner Fund has been included as an Endowment Fund of the Home. Deloitte & Touche July 26, 1991


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BALANCE SHEET, JUNE 30, 1991 GENERAL FUND ASSETS CURRENT ASSETS: Cash Investments (Note 3) Accounts receivable Prepaids and other assets

$

Total current assets

1,537,180

ASSETS WHOSE USE IS LIMITED BY BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR OPERATIONS (Note 3)

22,358,572

PROPERTY: PLANT AND EQUIPMENT: In use - net (Notes 2 and 4) Held for resale (Note 4)

3,342,135 1,885,000

'Ibtal property, plant and equipment TOTAL

5,227,135 $ 29,122,887

LIABILITIES AND FUND BALANCE CURRENT LIABILITIES: Accounts payable and accruals Accrued payroll and other Due to residents Due to other funds 'Ibtal current liabilities

$ 242,250 15,147 81,460 4,853 '"

343.710

LONG-TERM LIABILITIES: Estimated obligation to provide future services to life care residents in excess of amounts received or to be received - carrying value of approximately $28,300,000, discounted at a rate of 6% (Note 2) Deferred revenue from advance fees - net of accumulated amortization of $1,351,223 (Note 2) Total long-term liabilities FUND BALANCE: Unrestricted Plant fund (Note 2) Board designated Total fund balance TOTAL

388,052 632,616 265,026 251,486

17,054,959 702,720 17,757,679 (16,564,209) 5,227,135 22,358,572 11,021,498

$ 29,122,887


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See notes to financial statements BAlANCE SHEET

JUNE 30. 1991

DONOR RESTRICTED FUNDS SPECIFIC PURPOSE EUNll ASSETS CASH

$ 332,446

INVESTMENTS (Note 3)

1,174,204

OTHER ASSETS

28,857

DUE FROM GENERAL FUND

.4,362

TOTAL

$1,539,869

LIABILITIES ANll.E.Um! BALANCE LIABILITIES - Accounts payable and accruals

$

489

FUND BALANCE

$1,539,380

TOTAL

$1,539,869

ENDOWMENT FUNDS ~ Q1 ASSETS DUE FROM GENERAL FUND INVESTMENTS (Notes 3 and 5) TOTAL

$

491

19,516,164 $19,516,655

LIABILITIES AND FUND BALANCES LIABILITIES - Accounts payable and accruals FUND BALANCES TOTAL See notes to financial statements

$ 9,134 19,507,521 $19,516,655


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STATEMENT OF REVENUES AND EXPENSES OF THE GENERAL FUND YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 1991 REVENUES: Private pay revenue Home family income, including amortization of advance fees of $4 77,454 Grand Lodge/Chapter per capita Investment income Contributions Miscellaneous 'lbtal revenues

EXPENSES: Administrative Dietary Housekeeping and laundry Medical care Managed care (Note 7) Personnel Plant operations Recreation Resident services 1'ransportation Depreciation Board and promotion Fraternal relations Miscellaneous 'lbtal expenses

1991

$ 23,770 2,089,958 212,210 3,377,738 473,879 219,470 6,397,025

710,727 106,886 .44,101 521,942 5,372,264 31,572 490,363 27,879 246,425 51,989 278,394 85,152 97,957 125 8,065,776

LOSS FROM OPERATIONS BEFORE DECREASE IN OBLIGATION TO PROVIDE FUTURE SERVICES TO LIFE CARE RESIDENTS

(1,668,751)

DECREASE IN OBLIGATION TO PROVIDE FUTURE SERVICES TO LIFE CARE RESIDENTS (Note 2)

3,575,080

INCOME FROM OPERATIONS

1,906,329


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NONOPERATING GAINS (LOSSES): Initiation fees Gifts and bequests Realized loss on security transactions - net

57 24,160 1,027,675 (90,885)

'Ibtal nonoperating gains - net

960,950

REVENUES OVER EXPENSES

$2,867,279

See notes to financial statements STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN FUND BALANCES YEAR ENDED JUNE 30,1091 Donor Restricted Specific General Fund Purpose Endowment FUND BALANCES, JULY 1, 1990: As previously reported $29,361,572 $1,121,257 $19,604,020 Cumulative effect of application of "Audit Guide for Providers of Health Care Services," Statement of Position 90-8 (Note 1) (21,207,353) Restatement to recognize the assets of the Grenner Fund in the Endowment Fund (Note 5) 885,991 FUND BALANCES, JULY 1, 1990, AS RESTATED 8,154,219

1,121,257

20,490,011

.418,123

52,417

REVENUES Over EXPENSES ..2,867,279 GIFTS, BEQUESTS AND INVESTMENT INCOME REALIZED LOSSES ON SECURITY TRANSACTIONS, Net

(1,001,239)

TRUSTEE AND AGENCY FEES FUND BALANCES, JUNE 30, 1991.

$11,021,498

See notes to financial statements

(33,668) $1,539,380

$19,507,521


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STATEMENT OF CASH FLOWS OF THE GENERAL FUND YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 1991 CASH FLOWS FROM OPERATING ACTIVITIES: Revenues over expenses $2,867,279 Adjustment to reconcile revenues over expenses to net cash used in operating activities and nonoperating gains: Depreciation 278,394 Amortization of deferred revenue from advance fees (477,454) Decrease in estimated obligation to provide future services to life care residents in excess of amounts received or to be received (3,575,080) Gain on sale of property, plant and equipment (181,193) Changes in net current assets and net current liabilities that provided cash 5,800 Net cash used in operating activities CASH FLOWS FROM INVESTING ACTIVITIES: Proceeds from sale of property, plant and equipment Additions to property, plant and equipment Net cash provided by investing activities CASH FLOWS FROM FINANCING ACTIVITIES - Decrease in assets whose use is limited by Board of Directors for operations NET INCREASE IN CASH CASH, BEGINNING OF YEAR CASH, END OF YEAR

(l,082,254)

237,034 (66,320) 170,714

1,221,208 309,668 78,384

$ 388,052

See notes to financial statements NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 1991 1.

BASIS OF PRESENTATION During 1991, The Masonic Home of Missouri (the "Home") adopted


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the recently issued "Audit Guide for Providers of Health Care Services" and Statement of Position 90-8, "Financial Accounting and Reporting by Continuing Care Retirement Communities." The major changes from financial statements previously issued include: including the plant fund in the general fund, a reclassification of amounts previously reported and recognition of the estimated obligation to provide future services in excess of amounts received from residents. The General Fund balance as of June 30, 1990 was restated by $21,207,353 to recognize the actuarially computed liability to provide future services to residents in excess of amounts received. The effects on Statements of Revenues and Expenses of prior years have not been determined. 2.

ORGANIZATION AND SUMMARY OF SIGNIFICANT ACCOUNTING POLICIES Or6::anjzation - The Home is a not-for-profit corporation established to provide care for needy and indigent members of the Masonic Lodges and the Order of Eastern Star of Missouri and any other individuals as approved by the Board of Directors. The Home operates a nursing home facility in Kansas City, Missouri (the "Western Unit") and provides managed nursing care services through the St. Louis Eastern Unit. General FYn.d - General Fund revenues include dividends and interest from Endowment Fund assets and from assets whose use is limited. Assets whose use is limited and Grand Lodge initiation fees can be used for operations, based upon Board action.

B!m.t EY..n.d - The Plant Fund, included in the General Fund balance, represents the property, plant and equipment of the Home. Upon the sale of certain property, plant and equipment, the proceeds are restricted as to future use. Endowment .EJ.!wlยง - Gifts and bequests in the form of endowments containing legal restrictions are recorded in the Endowment Funds. The restrictions provide that income from the donations are available for Home operations, while the principal amounts remain invested and are not available for current operations. Accordingly, interest and dividend income from the investment of Endowment Funds is recorded as income of the General Fund. Realized gains and losses for Endowment Fund transactions and fund expenses are recorded in the Endowment Funds.


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Specjfic Purpose EYnd . Contributions restricted by donors for specific purposes are recorded in the Specific Purpose Fund. Advance ~ - Fees paid by a resident when entering a life care contract are recorded as deferred revenue and are amortized to income using the straight-line method over the estimated remaining life of the resident. Estimated Obli~ation 12 Provide ~ Services - The Home engages an actuary to calculate the present value of the cost of future services to be provided to current residents and compares that amount with deferred revenue from advance fees. If the present value exceeds deferred revenue from advance fees, a liability is recorded (estimated obligation to provide future services). Investments in Marketable Securities - Marketable securities donated to the Home are recorded at fair market value as of the date of the gift; securities purchased by the Home are recorded at cost. Interest and dividend income from investments is recognized as income when received. Gains and losses from the sale of securities are recognized at the time of sale, and represent the difference between the proceeds received and the carrying value of the securities determined on an average basis. Beguests - Bequests are recorded on the accrual basis at a point in time when the Home can reasonably estimate its portion of the estate. Property, ÂŁlmllllild Eguipment - Property, plant and equipment are stated at cost, or estimated cost, or in the case of donated assets at fair market value, at the date of the gift. Depreciation is computed using the straight-line method over the estimated Jives of the assets, with one-half year's depreciation taken in the years of acquisition and disposal. Income Taxes - The Home is a not-for-profit corporation as described in Section 50l(c) of the Internal Revenue Code and is exempt from Federal income taxes. 3.

INVESTMENTS GENERAL E!lNJ2 Cost Unrestricted: Certificates of deposit & savings accounts $ 60,000 Investment in real estate mortgages and other 572,616

$ 60,000

632,616

$ 632,616

Total..

$

Market

572,616


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Assets Whose Use is Limited by Board of Directors for Operations: Money market funds U.S. Government bonds and notes Corporate bonds Corporate stocks and mutual funds Total

$

165,570 7,350,616 9,612,519 5,229,867

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$ 165,570 7,489,648 9,665,700 6,098,824

$22,358,572 ..$23,419,742

SPECIFIC PURPOSE flJNU Money market funds Certificates of deposit and savings accounts

$ 1,104,608 $ 1,104,608

Total

69,596

69,596

$1,174,204

$1,174,204

ENDOWMENT FUNDS Money market funds $ 3,915,178.$ 3,915,178 U.S. Government bonds and notes4,687,5364,789,015 Corporate bonds 6,638,395 6,666,383 Corporate stocks and mutual funds .4,275,055 5,244,768 Total 4.

$19,516,164 $20,615,344

PROPERTY, PLANT AND EQUIPMENT Property, plant and equipment, including property, plant and equipment held for resale, consists of the following: Land Land improvements Buildings Furniture and equipment Autos

$ 65,000 91,200 7,424,808 609,056 124.372

Total - at cost Less accumulated depreciation

8,314,436 3,087,301

Total - net..........

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The Home transferred the residents from its Delmar facility to managed care facilities in 1990. Presently, the Home is in the process of disposing of the Delmar facility's property, plant and equipment. Information is presently not available to determine a disposal value for the property, plant and equipment which has a net book value of $1,885,000 at June 30, 1991. 5.

ENDOWMENT FUNDS The Endowment Funds consist of general endowments and three special endowments which, in accordance with the bequests, are required to be segregated. The balance of the William Knollman Fund at June 30, 1991 was $1,056,527. The balance of the Jacob and Sallie Simon Fund at June 30, 1991 was $1,255,956. The Home recognized the assets of the Grenner Fund as an Endowment Fund in 1991 after a review of the bequest. Accordingly, the fund balance of the Grenner Fund of $885,991 as of June 30, 1990 was included in the beginning fund balance, thereby restating the fund balance as previously reported. The assets of the Grenner Fund are maintained by a trustee and interest and dividends are paid directly to the Home.

6.

PENSION PLAN The Home provides a defined-contribution employee pension plan ("the Plan") for all non-union eligible employees employed at the effective date of the Plan (July 1, 1984) or each July 1 thereafter. Employees who have completed six months of service by each July 1 are eligible to participate in the Plan. Employees who met length of service requirements as of July 1, 1984, as defined in the Plan, were eligible for contributions for past service prior to that date, which obligation has been fully funded as of June 30, 1991. The Plan requires the Home to make annual contributions equal to 5 percent of each eligible employee's compensation. Pension expense under the Plan was $12,975 for 1991.

7.

MANAGED CARE !:&.mmitment - Through May 1991, the monthly charge for providing residents with room, board and general nursing care ranged from $1,650 to $2,450 and was payable in advance. In addition, ancillary services were billed to the Home on a monthly basis. In June 1991, the Home entered into an agreement for the provision of resident care services for up to 120 residents at an annual fee of approximately


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$3,200,000 which amount is subject to annual adjustment. The contract term is five years, with a renewal option for five years at the discretion of the Home. Fee-For-Service Agreements - In October 1990, the Home discontinued accepting additional applications under life care contracts. Current services are to be provided on a fee-for-service basis for residents entering the Home subsequent to October 1990. The fee-for-service to be charged to residents is intended to fund all expenses of the resident for services provided by the Home. In the event that the fee-for-service does not cover an resident services, the Home may elect to, but is not required to, fund the remaining deficiency. Assisted ~ - Included in managed care expenses are expenses related to the Home's assisted living program. This program provides assistance to eligible individuals in three separate ways; assistance with living expenses to provide the individuals the ability to remain in their own home environment, assistance in medical expenses while living in their own homes, and assistance with medical expenses while staying in a skilled nursing facility. The level of assistance for this program is at the discretion of the Board of Directors of the Home, and, is in addition to the assistance provided to residents in the Eastern and Western Units.

MASONIC HOME CHEER COMMITTEE D. Robert Downey, President Board of Directors Masonic Home of Missouri 5351 Delmar Blvd. St. Louis, MO. 63112 Dear RW. Brother Downey: The Masonic Home Cheer Committee submits the following report for 1990-1991 for your approval. The Annual Election of Officers was held on Sept. 16, 1990 with the following officers being elected. Robert G. Alcorn President Leona Baerman Vice President Edward Kimble Secretary-Treasurer We had a watermelon social at Bethesda West on Aug. 18, and had a good turn out. We made our Thanksgiving distribution on Nov. 24. Each resident


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received a card and monetary gift with either their card or credited to their account. We had our Christmas party at Bethesda West on Dec. 14th, where we were entertained by the Dancing Dogs after which we had refreshments. The Christmas distribution was made on Dec. 21st and all received a card and monetary gift. On April 7, 1991 we had our annual spring meeting in the dining room of our Vice President's apartment building, our thanks to her and her apartment manager. Our Spring and Summer activities were planned at that time. May 11, 1991 we had our Mother's Day cash distribution. Cards were given to all residents with a monetary gift either in the card or deposited in their account. June 15 we had our Father's Day distribution. June 19, a concert was presented by the Moolah Band, ice cream was served by the committee members. We also had cake as this was to celebrate the June birthdays. Residents from the new home were brought over by bus for this activity; thanks to Ral ph our bus dri ver. July 16 we had an ice cream social at the new Masonic Home. We played bingo then served ice cream. We had a good turnout for this function. July 19 we had an ice cream social at Bethesda West, where we played bingo and served ice cream after that. Saturday, July 27 we made our annual trip to Kirkwood Lodge, where we were served a delicious chicken and fish family style dinner. We had 11 residents and as many committee members at this dinner. Our thanks to Kirkwood Lodge, our bus driver and his wife for this outing. All our activities are made possible through generous donations from our Lodges, Eastern Star Chapters, other Masonic bodies and individuals. For this, we thank them. Also we thank the home staff for their support through the year. Fraternally submitted, ROBERT G. ALCORN, President The Financial and Activities Report from August 1, 1990 through July 31, 1991 is as follows: Balance in Savings & Loan July 31, 1990 $4,250.09 Receipts per list Following $2,320.00 Interest on Account $ 228.86 $2,548.86 Disbursements per list following $2,070.79 RECAPITULATION: ........................................................$4,499.30 Balance in Savings & Loan ........................................................$ 49.06 Cash on Hand $4,549.36


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ACTIVITIES AND DISBURSEMENTS OF THE MASONIC HOME CHEER COMMITrEE August 1, 1990 • July 31, 1991 1990 August 19 November 16 December 14 December 31 1991 May 11 June 15 July 16 July 27

Watermelon Social Thanksgiving cash distribution Christmas Party ., Christmas distribution

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57.00 540.00 81.00 612.00

Mother's Day distribution Father's Day distribution Ice Cream Social at new home Kirkwood Chicken & Fish Dinner Postage, Printing and Supplies

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Respectfully submitted EDWARD KIMBLE, Secretary- Treasurer

RECEIPTS AMl DEPOSITS LODGES $ 25.00 Valley Park #629 Maplewood #566 $ 200.00 50.00 Westgate #445 $ Progress #657 $ 30.00 Freedom #636 $ 25.00 Polar Star #79 $ 150.00 Lambskin #460 $ 100.00 Harmony #499 $ 25.00 $ 100.00 Clifton Height #520 Wellston #613 $ 100.00 25.00 Purity $658 $ 50.00 Cache #416 $ 50.00 Forest Park #578 $ Beacon #3 $ 50.00 Magnolia #626 $ 100.00 Keystone-Trinity #243 $ 100.00 Jennings #640 $ 50.00 St. Francois #234 $ 50.00 Mount Moriah #40 $ 50.00 Meridian #2 $ 100.00 Pride of the West #179 $ 100.00

$ 1,580.00 Ivanhoe Commandery 30.00 #8 K.T :$ Alhambra Grotto $ 100.00 The Square Club $ 50.00 Grand Chapter of MOO.E.S $ 25.00 10.00 Dave Butler $ 10.00 Paul Jarnigan $ 15.00 Rich Teubner $ Alexander Chapter #242 From Robert & Nancy Karl In Memory of Constance 20.00 Parker P.M $ Ellen Ream W.M. of Alexander Chapter #242 In Honor of P.M., P.P. 35.00 and 50 Year Members ..... $

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PRESIDENT'S REPORT OF THE MASONIC HOME CONCEPfUAL PLAN Last year's President's Report pointed out that with our changing society the Masonic Home of Missouri Board of Directors found it necessary to consider a new concept in continuing to provide care for needy Master Masons, their wives or widows, and female members of the Order of the Eastern Star of Missouri. The Conceptual Plan adopted by the Board of Directors was set out in the President's Report to the Grand Lodge at its September 24,1990 Session as Appendix "A". The Plan became effective October 1, 1990 and applications for life care contracts were discontinued. The new procedure provides for assessment of an applicants needs to determine the level of care and/or assistance required. The only administrative responsibility of a Lodge or OES Chapter Secretary is to complete the Basis of Eligibility portion of the new application form to verify the eligibility of an applicant. It is no longer necessary for an applicants request for assistance to be read at an open Lodge or Chapter meeting or for an investigation committee to be appointed. Upon receipt, by the Masonic Home of Missouri, of an application properly filled out it is acknowledged to the applicant with a copy to the designated contact person, if any, and the Lodge or Chapter Secretary by the Needs Assessment Committee Chairman. The Needs Assessment Committee is comprised of the Secretary to the Board, Stephen Givens as Chairman, the Home Nurse, and the Home Social Service Director. Together, they interview each applicant to assess their needs, and following an administrative and financial review of the interview date the Committee submits a recommendation to the Board for its action. The action of the Board on the recommendation is reported to the applicant, with a copy to the designated contact person and the Lodge or Chapter Secretary.

EASTERN UNIT The Conceptual Plan, in part, provided that an Eastern residential care unit would be established. The Board was very pleased to report on April 29, 1991 that this had been accomplished. From meetings with our residents, the Board was aware of the resi-


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dents' desire to remain together regardless of whether they were classified as needing residential care or a higher level of care. With the residents' desire in mind) negotiations were conducted with several facilities in the Eastern Missouri area. The discussions were based on buying) building or leasing and each facility was examined on this basis. At the time the new location was decided upon the Conceptual Plan had been in place for six months. In the opinion of the Board) to buy or build would obligate future boards in a way that may not be in the best interest of providing for our residents. Therefore) the remaining option for leasing was approved. The Board entered into an agreement with the Larus Corporation to provide full service residential) intermediate and skilled nursing care to one hundred twenty of our residents at their Chesterfield Pointe Extended Care Facility in Chesterfield which is in western St. Louis County. Like our Western Unit it is a state of the art facility. The agreement is a five year lease with options to extend the lease or to purchase the facility. The facility is located on Olive Street Road just East of Highway 40 and is identified as "The Masonic Home of Missouri) Eastern Unit)" by a lighted sign located at the Olive Street Road entrance. In addition) the telephones at the facility are answered as "The Masonic Home of Missouri." Each Lodge of the Fraternity and Chapter of the Order of The Eastern Star received an invitation to an open house on August 17) 1991 and to visit with our residents in their new facility. The Board reached an agreement with Bethesda General Hospital and Homes to relocate 92 of our residents from Bethesda West. Relocation began in June and was completed in August. In addition) 17 residents were relocated from the Village North Manor nursing facility.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS It was my good fortune to have a Board of Directors that were willing to provide for the best interest of our residents. I commend them for their hard work and for the contribution each has made to the Home this year. Especially during the period of negotiations for locating a new facility for our Eastern Unit residents. Each member was always willing to give his time and talent to carry out committee responsibilities. I have enjoyed working with them and greatly appreciated their assistance in resolving the matters that came before the Board. Negotiation reports for a new residential care location were held in confidence. This confidence was important since some of the facilities with whom we were negotiating were occupied. We wished to avoid loss of income to the owners should any of their residents leave after learning of the possible involvement of the Masonic Home and negotiations fail.


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DELMAR FACILITY An offer to purchase the Delmar property located at 5351 Delmar in St. Louis was made in the fall of 1990 and an acceptable price was negotiated. Due to the purchaser's inability to arrange financing the offer was withdrawn. In anticipation of selling the facility, cornerstones were removed from the Order of The Eastern Star Chapel and the Hospital Building. Behind each stone was a box placed at the time each building was constructed. At the January 19, 1991 Board meeting attended by the Eastern Star Masonic Home Advisory Board the contents of each box was inventoried. A list of the contents was published in the Summer 1991 edition of the Freemason.

ORDER OF THE EASTERN STAR The Masonic Home Board of Directors continued to receive the support and generosity of the Order of The Eastern Star through its Masonic Home Advisory Board. The members of the Board are Georgia Beason, Past Worthy Grand Matron; Helen Erwin, Past Worthy Grand Matron; and Betty Lee Egner, Past Worthy Grand Matron. The effort of Eastern Star members that made their generous gifts possible was deeply appreciated by the residents, staff and members of the Board. Included in the total amount of contributions were funds to remove the stained glass windows from the Eastern Star Chapel, document, and pack them for storage; to provide a new van for the Eastern Unit; and an elevator in the Western Unit. On Wednesday, March 27, 1991 Past Worthy Grand Matron Georgia Beason cut a ribbon and presented the 1990 G.M.C. van keys to the President of the Board. In addition, a para-lift was installed in the 1988 Ford Van to accommodate those residents requiring wheelchair transportation. Attending the ceremony were Past Worthy Grand Matron Helen Erwin, a member of the Advisory Board, members of the Home Volunteer Committee, and members of the Home Staff. Past Worthy Grand Matron Georgia Beason cut a ribbon during a ceremony to officially "Christen" the new elevator at the Western Unit. She also introduced the members of the Advisory Board and others present who were also instrumental in completion of the project. Susan Brown, Administrator, expressed the appreciation of the residents and staff for the thoughtfulness of providing the elevator. Right Worshipful Brother Frank A. Arnold, Vice President of the Masonic Home Board of Directors, expressed the appreciation of the Board for the generosity of this gift to the approximately one hundred guests in attendance. Other Board members attending were Glenn E. Means and Wilfred W. Beckett, Sr. Also in attendance were O.E.S. Chapter and Masonic Lodge members from the entire Kansas City area.


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VOLUNTEERS We are privileged to have members of the Fraternity and Order of The Eastern Star volunteer their services in both the Eastern and Western Units. They provide an important service to our residents and staff. I am pleased to report that the number of volunteers has increased at the Eastern Unit. They are identified by green jackets and vests provided by the Eastern Star. They are providing services at the reception desk, greeting visitors, giving visitor tours, and assisting the residents with various needs. They were present as the residents arrived at the new unit and helped with unpacking and settling them in their rooms. The Board of Directors and the staff sincerely appreciated the assistance and the help they rendered in making the residents feel that there is a masonic family.

HOME BY-LAWS The following changes in the By-Laws have been approved by the Board of Directors: 1. Consistent with the provisions of Section 23.040 of the Grand Lodge By-Laws, it is recommended that Article "Second" of the Agreement of Incorporation be amended as follows: "Second: MEMBERSHIP. The membership of said corporation shall consist solely of the following officers of the Grand Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of the State of Missouri, namely, the Grand Master, the Deputy Grand Master, who shall be President, the Senior Grand Warden, the Junior Grand Warden and the Senior Grand Deacon, together with eight (8) Master Masons, members in good standing in Missouri Lodges, chosen by said Grand Lodge in such manner and for such term as said Grand Lodge may from time to time determine. No elected member shall be eligible to succeed himself. None of the Grand Lodge officers, serving on such, shall be eligible to election as an elected member until the next Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge after his term as such officer expires. Vacancies among the eight (8) elected members may be temporarily filled by the Board of Directors of the Home, until the next Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge. The eight (8) elected members, or any of them, may be removed by resolution of the Grand Lodge." 2. Consistent with current requirements of the Internal Revenue Service with respect to the qualifications of not for profit corporations as tax exempt organizations under Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code, it is recommended that the Agreement of Incorporation be amended by adding Article "Sixth" thereto, which shall provide as follows: "Sixth: DISSOLUTION. Upon the dissolution of the cor-


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poration, the Board of Directors shall, after paying or making provisions for payment of all liabilities of the corporation, dispose of all of the assets unto such then existing organization or organizations which shall be selected by the Board of Directors and which shall then be qualified as exempt organizations under Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code of the United States (or the corresponding provision of any future Internal Revenue Law of the United States)." These By-Laws are presented for Grand Lodge approval through acceptance of this report. Presentation to Masonic Home R.W. Brother David C. Harlan, District Deputy Grand Master of the 21st District, made a symbolic presentation in the amount of $6,000.00 to the Masonic Home. This check is to be applied to the $50.00 per member in the 21st District fore the Masonic Home. RW. Brother Downey received the check and expressed the appreciation of the Masonic Home to the members of the 21st District. Introduction of 1991 Winners of the Round Robin Competitions R.W. Brother Stanton T. Brown, Grand Lecturer, introduced the following Brothers as winners of area Round Robin Competitions: Sedalia - W. Frank Roszell, Buckner Lodge No. 501 Springfield - David E. Cotter, Gate of the Temple Lodge No. 422 Washington - Robert E. Plummer, Missouri-Commonwealth No.1 St. Joseph - Vincent J. Sciara II, Raytown Lodge No. 391 Sikeston - Christopher J. Rollins, Magnolia-Euclid Lodge No. 626 RW. Brown introduced Worshipful Brother Robert E. Plummer as the State Winner for 1991.

CALL FROM LABOR The Grand Lodge was called from Labor at 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Monday afternoon, September 24, 1990. RW. Brother Allen L. Vancil, Grand Chaplain, offered prayer.


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MONDAY AFTERNOON 1:00 P.M. ORGAN SELECTIONS, JACK J. STOTTLEMYRE M.W. Grand Master Daniel F. Cole called the Grand Lodge to order for the purpose of the reception and introduction of representatives of adoptive and youth organizations of the Masonic Family of Missouri. R.W. Senior Grand Deacon Gordon E. Hopkins presented and introduced: Worthy Grand Matron, Grand Chapter of Missouri, Order of the Eastern Star -- Mary L. Sizemore. State Master Councilor of Missouri, International Order of DeMolay -Mitchell Cross Grand Deputy of Missouri, International Order of the Rainbow for Girls -- Dr. Susan Albers Grand Worthy Advisor of Missouri, International Order of Rainbow for Girls -- Carrie A. Elson Miss Missouri, International Order of Job's Daughters -- Carrie Christofersen Grand Secretary, Grand Guardian Council of Missouri; International Order of Job's Daughters -- Virginia Goede Grand Guardian, Grand Guardian Council of Missouri, International Order of Job's Daughters -- Beth Wilson Associate Grand Guardian, Grand Guardian Council of Missouri, International Order of Job's Daughters -- Earl A. Tisdale After remarks from the State leaders, M.W. Grand Master Cole expressed his appreciation for their attendance and inspiring messages. The honored guests were escorted from the convention center. Children's Miracle Network Presentation

R.W. Brothers Wayne H. Branson and Bob Detherow gave a report on the activities of the Children's Miracle Network. R.W. Brother Branson stated that the top lodge in Missouri for donations to this project was Lewis and Clark No. 677; they collected $10,000 for the Network. The total collected from all lodges was approximately $100,000. Representatives from each Hospital associated with the Network were introduced.


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CALL TO LABOR The Grand Lodge was called to labor at 1:30 p.m. on Monday afternoon, September 30, 1991 by M.W. Grand Master Daniel F. Cole. RW. Robert Berger, Grand Chaplain, offered prayer.

ELECTION OF GRAND LODGE OFFICERS M.W. Grand Master Daniel F. Cole appointed R.W. Brother Robert Hudson, District Deputy Grand Master of the 31st District Chairman of the Election and designated District Deputy Grand Masters of the odd numbered Masonic Districts as Tellers. The ballots were dispersed, voted and collected, after which the Grand Master declared the voting closed.

REPORT ON ELECTION OF GRAND LODGE OFFICERS AND MASONIC HOME BOARD MEMBER R.W. Brother Hudson presented the Report on the Election of Grand Lodge Officers for the year 1991-1992. For the Office of Grand Master: D. Robert Downey Scattered

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890 votes 14 votes

M.W. Grand Master Cole announced the election of R.W. Brother D. Robert Downey to the Office of Grand Master. R.W. Brother Downey expressed appreciation of the confidence of the brethren. He accepted the election and pledged to perform the duties of the station to the best of his knowledge and ability. For the Office of Deputy Grand Master Frank Ames Arnold Scattered

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M.W. Grand Master Cole announced the election of R.W. Brother Frank Ames Arnold to the Office of Deputy Grand Master. R.W. Brother Arnold accepted the election. For the Office of Senior Grand Warden Dale C. Motter Scattered

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M.W. Grand Master Warden announced the election of R.W. Brother Gordon E. Hopkins to the Office of Junior Grand Warden. R.W. Brother Hopkins accepted the election. For the Office of Grand Treasurer: W. Marion Luna Scattered

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M.W. Grand Master Cole announced the re-election of R.W. Brother W. Marion Luna to the Office of Grand Treasurer. R.W. Brother Luna accepted the election. For the Office of Grand Secretary: rrerry C. Alexander Scattered

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M.W. Grand Master Cole announced the re-election of R.W. Brother Terry C. Alexander to the Office of Grand Secretary. R.W. Brother Alexander accepted the election.

ANNOUNCEMENT OF TIME AND PLACE R.W. Brother D. Robert Downey announced that the 171st Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Missouri will be held in Columbia, Missouri on October 5 and 6, 1991 at the Executive Center Hotel.

INTRODUCTION OF GRAND LINE APPOINTEE R.W. Brother D. Robert Downey introduced R.W. Brother Wilfred G. Soutiea of St. Louis as his appointment to the advancing Line of Grand Lodge Officers.

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC RELATIONS 7b the Grand Lodge of~ & A.M. ofMissouri: BRETHREN:

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to express in a modem way the tenants of Masonry and to show the entire Masonic Family the "Focus on the Future" program was developed and presented to the membership attending the 1990 Grand Lodge Communication. Your Committee on Public Relations is most happy to report to you at this time that we see some positive results from the "Focus on the Future Program." As you know, the "Focus" program is a membership recruitment as well as an Educational and motivational type program. When the program has been put on in a local Lodge, we are seeing some new petitions, some advancing of candidates who for some reason or another elected to stop in their degree work, as well as a better informed membership. The program seems to be versatile enough for both the rural lodges and the city lodges. One problem with the program is with the reporting of results. It seems as though our Lodge Secretaries are probably the most worked, least paid of all. Asking them to report the results of a program of this type would be monumental. We are currently working with the Grand Secretary in developing a form that could be used easily in the reporting system. Of the eighteen Area Meetings that were held during this past year, the Committee was represented at fifteen. But at all Area Meetings the "Focus" program was shown. The reception of the program was good at the area meetings. The Committee has been very busy during this year performing at "Focus" presentations as well as being speakers at our local lodges. The problem still remains in getting some Lodges to participate in the program. No matter how beneficial the program is to the membership of a lodge, we cannot make them participate. We are quite sure that some programs remain in the carrying cases in a closet at the Lodge or in someone's home. This past year, Committee members Kinkead, Arnold, Motter, Elliott, Troxel and Kitsmiller, along with Mrs. Kinkead, Arnold, Motter, Elliott and Troxel, attended the 1991 Midwest Public Relations Conference held in Rochester, Minnesota. The Conference was conducted through the Grand Lodge of Minnesota with some speakers very knowledgeable in the area of Public Relations. Most Worshipful Bro. P. Vincent Kinkead was elected as Chairman-Emeritus of the Steering Committee of this very important Conference. A great deal of information was shared during the conference. At this time the Committee would like to thank the Grand Lodge of Missouri for allowing us the opportunity to work and perform as the Committee on Public Relations. A special "Thank You" to Most Worshipful Daniel F. Cole, Grand Master, for all he has done for the Committee. Another special "Thank You" goes to Rt. Worshipful Bro. Terry C. Alexander, Grand Secretary, and his entire staff for all their hard work and devotion. The Committee would have been helpless with the support of this great group.


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On a very personal note, a special "Thank You" to Diane, Julie, Amy and Jeffrey for being there at my side throughout this entire year. You may not have seen them all at the Lodge but they were there at my side the whole time. For your support and encouragement I am most appreciative. I know that there were many times I should have been at home instead of promoting Freemasonry. I love you all very much. Respectfully submitted, PAUL M. Eu.IOIT MARVIN W. FROST P. VINCENT KINKEAD, PGM FREDERICK A. TROXEL JAMES WILLIAMS JEFFREY C. KITSMILLER, Chairman

Ex-officio Members FRANK AMES ARNOLD DM1EL F. COLE D. ROBERT DoWNEY DALE C. MOTTER

M.W. Cole entertained a motion that the report of the Committee on Public Relations be received and printed in the PROCEEDINGS. The motion was seconded and by vote of the Grand Lodge RECEIVED.

REPORT OF THE MISSOURI MASONIC FOUNDATION FOR THE PREVENTION OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE, INC.

To. the Grand Lodge A.F. & A.M. ofMissouri: BRETHREN:

R.W. D. Robert Downey and Terry C. Alexander began gathering information from other jurisdictions concerning the prevention of substance abuse in late 1989 and early 1990. A resolution was prepared by Downey and Alexander which called for the establishment of an entity for the prevention of substance abuse in July 1990. The resolution was signed by Grand Lodge Officers (D. Robert Downey, Stanton T. Brown, Terry C. Alexander, Frank Ames Arnold, James H. Cobban, Donald E. Scott, Dale C. Motter and Gordon E. Hopkins) and submitted through the Jurisprudence Committee to the 169th Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge. The resolution was adopted. M.W. Daniel F. Cole appointed an interim Board of Directors on September 25, 1990. The interim board was: James H. Cobban, President Terry C. Alexander, Secretary Jeffrey O. Nations Steven 1. Thybes D. Robert Downey (Ex-Officio) The interim board applied with the Secretary of State of Missouri for


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articles of incorporation. A Certificate of Incorporation was issued by the Secretary of State on January 23, 1991. On January 25, 1991 representatives from the interim board met with members from the Departments of Mental Health and Elementary and Secondary Education in Jefferson City, Missouri. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the possibility of working together for the prevention of substance abuse among children. It was decided to proceed. M.W. Vern H. Schneider, Chairman of the Jurisprudence Committee, prepared the By-Laws for the Foundation. These By-Laws were adopted at a meeting of the interim board on February 9, 1991. The permanent board of directors was established as those Grand Lodge Officers who shall from time to time be serving as Junior Grand Deacon, Senior Grand Steward, Junior Grand Steward and Senior Grand Marshal. The Board of Directors was established as follows: James H. Cobban, President Donald E. Scott, Vice President Jeffrey O. Nations, Member Steven I. Thybes, Member Terry C. Alexander, Secretary/l'reasurer On March 18, 1991 a meeting with the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education was held in Jefferson City. In attendan(:e was James H. Cobban, Steven 1. Toybes, Terry C. Alexander, D. Robert Downey (Foundation & Masons), Pat Dillon (Progressive Youth Center), Gart Pollard, Rich Hayton, Randy Smith (Department of Mental Health/ADA), Bob Larivee, Steve Milburn and Betty Lohroff (DESE). At this meeting a tentative training schedule was established. A training of State Trainers in the Masonic Model of Student Assistance was set for June 24路26, 1991 in Jefferson Lodge No. 43 at Jefferson City, Missouri. M.W. Grand Master Daniel F. Cole on March 26, 1991 granted permission to send an appeal letter to the constituent lodges. The letter was to be mailed no earlier than June 1, 1991. M.W. Cole granted permission on March 26, 1991 for the :Foundation to use the membership mailing list in conjunction with an "Address Label" fund raising project. On April 12, 1991 more definitive plans were made to establish the Masonic Model in Missouri. Report of the core team trainbg in Dlinois was reported on by Bob Larivee. Trainers and school districts for initial participation to be selected by DMH and DESE. Consultant selection was to be done by the Foundation. M.W. Vern Schneider mailed to the IRS an application requesting a tax exempt ruling for the Foundation on April 23, 1991. May 6, 1991 the DESE selected Paul Enochs and Martha Eddleman as State Coordinators for the project. Also, Brenda Costin of Maryville High School, Jon Hixon of Northwest Mo. St., Mark Eggleston of Hannibal High School, Kathy Foley of Macon Co. Elementary, Tom Arni of Rockbridge


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High School and Karen Finley of Hickman High School (Columbia) were chosen as State Trainers. On May 23, 1991 final plans for Training Session I and II were made with representatives of the DESE. Session I was finalized for Jefferson Lodge No. 43 in Jefferson City, Missouri for June 26, 27 and 28, 1991. Tentative dates for Session II were to be: July 29 - August 1, 1991 at Maryville and Columbia lodges and August 5-8 at Kirksville's lodge. The Foundation chose Newman and Associates as the consultant for Session I. June 4, 1991 Foundation President James Cobban notified the lodges in Jefferson City, Maryville, Columbia and Kirksville of the tentative schedule and asked permission to use their Masonic Halls. (Permission was received) Session I was held in Jefferson Lodge June 26-29, 1991. Consulting was done by Newman and Associates from Havertown, Pennsylvania. The State Coordinators and trainers were present. Also, receiving training were core teams from Eldon High School, Osage Co. R-III, Harrisburg RVIII and California R-I. A team from the Grand Lodge and DESE participated as well. Session II Training was held as follows: Nodaway Lodge No. 470 (Maryville) July 29 - Brenda Costin, Martha Eddleman Acacia Lodge No. 602 (Columbia) July 29 - Tom Ami, Karen Finley Kirksville Masonic Temple August 5 - Mark Eggleston, Kathy Foley August 14, 1991 the Foundation was granted an advance ruling of tax exemption from the IRS. Total cost for the (4) four Training Sessions was $31,989.34 as of September 17, 1991. Miscellaneous bills are still outstanding. A pilot of a proposed fund raiser is being planned for May, 1992. This consists of a 100 mile bike tour. Nationally known marathoner, Steve Stone-Chiper Fisher, is the consultant on this project. Vice-President Donald Scott has called a meeting of the Board on Friday, October 4, 1991 at 1:00 p.m. The Board will meet with the State Coordinators, State Trainers, and representatives of DESE in Jefferson Lodge No. 43, Jefferson City, Missouri. Fraternally submitted, H. COBBAN, President

JAMES

MASONIC SERVICE ASSOCIATION M.W. Grand Master Cole called upon M.W. Richard E. Fletcher, P.G.M. of Vermont and Executive Secretary of the Masonic Service Association, to address the Grand Lodge Assembly. M.W. Fletcher noted that our field agents in the veterans hospitals in


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Missouri were Brothers L. Wayne Hill of Columbia, Charles W. Ohrvall of Kansas City, Walter C. Toenehoehn of St. Louis, James L. Pepper of Poplar Bluff, Farrell P. Johnson of St. Louis and Euil F. Trickey of Cape Girardeau; those present were introduced. M.W. Fletcher presented M.W. Grand Master Cole with a plaque which recognized his support of the Hospital Visitation program.

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON GRAND MASTER'S ADDRESS To the Grand Lodge A.F. & A.M. ofMissouri: BRETHREN:

The Committee for the Grand Master's Address submits the following report: Various committee reports presented to the Annual Communication of our Fraternity often are given but a cursory glance - if even that - by those in attendance. This year - thanks to Grand Master Cole - we have a document that should be required reading in every Lodge across the state: It is meticulously constructed, well written, and graphically augmented; it provides a rare insight into the workings of the Fraternity in Missouri and discusses sundry challenges which face our membership; finally, it proposes solutions we can ill afford to ignore. Grand Master Cole is to be complimented for his devotion to Freemasonry and for the thought and effort that are evident in his report to the Brethren. In his reflections on the State of the Craft, the Grand Master has properly interpreted the realities of a declining membership, and his leadership - via a strong long range planning effort and his "Focus on the Future" program under the auspices of the Public Relations Committee provides guidelines that are not only commendable but necessary if the Fraternity is to rise to the challenges that will test our resolve to survive as an organization that exists for the benefit of humankind. The Grand Master has made two recommendations which are noteworthy and necessary: 1) a general revision of Grand Lodge By-Laws) some of which are outdated and most of which are arguably ponderous) confusing) and wholly beyond comprehension; and 2) support for our Masonic Youth with whom much of our future salvation reposes. The Grand Lodge leadership should take immediate steps) through appropriate committees, to implement these recommendations. Grand Master Cole also is to be commended for involving Grand Lodge officers in oversight functions with various committees. We believe this will strengthen the chain of leadership in coming years. The Committee finds that Grand Master Cole's decision, edicts, dispensations, consents or permissions, and healings be rE!ferred to the


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Jurisprudence committee for its review and report. On behalf of the Masons of Missouri, this Committee expresses its appreciation to Grand Master Cole and his wife, Rhonda, for the exemplary manner in which they represented the Fraternity during the past year. And we wish for them and their children the blessings of The Great Architect as they face the future. Fraternally submitted, THOMAS C. WARDEN, Chairman WALTER L. WALKER J. MORGAN DoNALDSON J. EDWARD BUNN FIELDING A. POE ELVIS A. MOONEY EARL K. DILLE ROBERT J. CREDE

WILLIAM H CHAPMAN THOMAS K. MCGUIRE, JR. VERN H. SCHNEIDER P. VINCENT KINKEAD WILLIAM J. HILL ROBERT D. JENKINS LEWIS C. WES COOK

M.W. Thomas C. Warden moved that the Report of the Committee on the Grand Master's Address be accepted and printed in the PROCEEDINGS. The motion was seconded and by vote of the Grand Lodge ACCEPTED.

REPORT OF THE JURISPRUDENCE COMMITTEE To the Grand Lodge A.R & A.M. ofMissouri: BRETHREN:

Your committee on Jurisprudence respectfully reports as follows: DISPENSATIONS We have examined the dispensations issued by order of the Grand Master as set froth in the report of the Grand Secretary and we approve the same as within the discretion of the Grand Master. CONSENTS AND PERMISSION We have examined the consents and permissions pertaining to the activities and operations of subordinate lodges granted by the Grand Master as set forth in the Report of the Grand Secretary and we approve the same as within the discretion of the Grand Master. DECISIONS We have examined the decisions on questions of Masonic law as set forth in the Grand Master's Address and we approve the same as within the discretion of the Grand Master.


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EDICTS We have examined the edict issued by order of the Grand Master on November 5, 1990, concerning the Pledge of Allegiance, as set forth in the Grand Master's Address and we approve the same as within the discretion of the Grand Master. M.W. Schneider, Chairman, moved that this portion of the Committee's Report be approved and printed in the PROCEEDINGS. The motion was seconded and by vote of the Grand Lodge, this portion of the Report was APPROVED. The report of the Jurisprudence Committee continued:

PROPOSED AMENDMENTS PROPOSAL TO ADD SECTION 3.115. MASONIC RELIEF. SECTION 3.115. MASONIC RELIEF. In any Grand Lodge year up to $2,000.00 may be expended for relief of distressed worthy Masons and Lodges not otherwise qualifying under the guidelines of the Relief and Charity Committee, on order of the Grand Master, the Senior Grand Warden, and the Junior Grand Warden, or any two of them.

M.W. Brother Schneider stated that this proposal addition to the Bylaws had been withdrawn by its proponents.

PROPOSAL TO AMEND SECTION 10.040. GRAND LODGE DUES. Tabled in 1990 for action in 1991. SECTION 10.040. GRAND LoDGE DuES. Each lodge pays eight dollars and fifty cents ($8.50) to the Grand Lodge for each Master Mason (except those whose dues have been remitted and those exempted under Section (a) of Section 18.050) reported in the annual return, which dues include a subscription to The Freemason magazine. The Grand Lodge, promptly as collected, pays two dollars and fifty cents ($2.50) for each Master Mason to the Masonic Home of Missouri.

M.W. Schneider stated that in accordance with the recommendation of the advancing Grand Lodge Line officers, the Jurisprudence Committee recommended and so moved that this amendment be tablâ‚Ź'd for possible action at the 171st Annual Communication. The motion was seconded and by vote of the Grand Lodge TABLED.

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SECTION 15.050. SUITABLE PROFICIENCY. "Suitable proficiency" means ability satisfactorily to answer the questions in the proficiency lecture of the first section of the degree; except that for all candidates examined between October 15, 1991, and October 15, 1995, inclusive, "suitable proficiency" may, at the option of each subordinate lodge, mean ability satisfactorily to repeat the obligation and answer the questions related to the signs, pass grips, passwords, and words of the degree. Any subordinate lodge may exercise the said option pursuant to a majority vote of members present at a stated meeting, if notice of intention to vote on the matter shall have been given to the members in accordance with Section 7.140. Said action shall remain in effect until October 15, 1995, unless reversed by vote of the lodge at a stated meeting after like notice of a vote on the issue shall have been given to the members. The subordinate lodge will report its actions on a form provided by the Grand Secretary. Satisfactory examination is determined in open lodge, by majority vote of the lodge by show of hands.

Statement Q[ Purpose;

The subordinate lodges are currently experiencing a loss of one out of three candidates. Input from these candidates indicates that the major cause is a lack of time to learn the entire proficiency lecture. The proposed change will allow Missouri lodges to examine, on a trial basis, the effects of a shortened proficiency examination. M.W. Schneider stated that the Jurisprudence Committee made no recommendation for or against but approved this amendment as to form and in order to bring it to a vote, moved that it be adopted. The motion was seconded and by vote of the Grand Lodge ADOPTED. The vote was 577 for and 378 against. PROPOSAL TO AMEND SECTION 7.200 OF THE GRAND LODGE BY-LAWS: Amend Section 7.200 of the Grand Lodge By-laws to read: SECTION 7.200. CONSOLIDATION OF LoDGES. Two or more lodges may consolidate under the name of any of the former lodges, or a11 or part of the names of more than one of the former lodges, or a name under which the Grand Lodge of Missouri has never previously issued a charter. The consolidated lodge may bear the number of any one of the former lodges, or a new number never previously issued by the Grand Lodge of Missouri. Notice is given all members of each


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lodge. A two-thirds vote of those present and eligible to vote, with less than twenty negative votes, is required in each lodge. The vote shall be by paper ballot. The charters of all former lodges are forwarded to the Grand Secretary and cancelled. If the charter of one of the former lodges bears the name and number chosen for the consolidated lodge, then that charter is not forwarded to the Grand Secretary and becomes the charter of the consolidated lodge. Otherwise, the Grand Secretary issues a new charter under the name selected and bearing the number of one of the former lodges or a new number. The members of the former lodges become members of the consolidated lodge with whatever standing they had in their former lodges. The consolidated lodge receives all the assets, including dues receivable, and assumes all the liabil:,ties of the former lodge or lodges. Statement Q[ Purpose:

To allow lodges wishing to consolidate more flexibility in selecting the name and number of the consolidated lodge will bear. M.W. Schneider stated that the Jurisprudence Committee made no recommendation either for or against the proposal, but that the Committee found it to be in proper form and in order to bring it to a vote moved that it be adopted. The motion was seconded and by vote of the Grand Lodge ADOPTED.

PROPOSAL TO AMEND SECTION 18.010. DUES. The amended Section to read as follows: SECTION 18.010. DUES. Dues are payable annually and in advance, on January 1 of each year. They are charged from the date of membership as an Entered Apprentice, prorated by months, a fraction of a month being taken as a whole month. No dues are charged for any full year commencing after suspension unless good standing is regained during the year."

Statement Q[ Purpose.'

To allow Entered Apprentices and Fellow Crafts to participate with their dues in the financial support of the Fraternity. M.W. Schneider stated that the Jurisprudence Committee did not deem this proposal advisable but the Committee found it to be in proper form and recommended that it be defeated. M.W. Cole asked for a motion from the floor for adoption for the purpose of obtaining a vote on this


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proposition. A motion for adoption was made from the floor, seconded, and by vote of the Grand Lodge DEFEATED.

PROPOSAL TO AMEND SECTION 19.030 OF THE BY-LAWS: SECTION 19.030. DUES PAID MORE THAN ONE YEAR AFTER SUSPENSION .. now reads: A member who remains suspended more than one year may be reinstated only on petition, with which he must tender all unremitted dues he owed at the time of suspension, and the dues for the current year .. be amended to read: A member who remains suspended more than one year may be reinstated only on petition, with which he must tender the current year's dues. Statement fJf. Purpose.' This amendment will allow any suspended member to reinstate by paying only the current year's dues, and will eliminate the need for the Secretary to maintain a permanent record of the dues charged in the year of suspension. M.W. Schneider stated that the Jurisprudence Committee did not believe that the proposal was advisable, but that it was in proper form and in order to bring it to a vote moved for its adoption. The motion was seconded and by vote of the Grand Lodge DEFEATED.

PROPOSAL TO AMEND SECTION 20.040 OF THE BY-LAWS: SECTION 20.040. WHEN CERTIFICATES CEASE TO BE VALID. No Certificate of Good Standing issued under Section 20.030 remains valid past December 31 of the year in which it is issued. Statement fJf. Purpose.' This amendment clarifies the validity of Certificates of Good Standing issued under Section 20.030. The present Section causes confusion; does validity continue ninety days after the Certificate is presented to the Lodge Secretary or the Secretary presents it to the Lodge?

PROPOSAL TO AMEND SECTION 20.050 OF THE BY-LAWS: SECTION 20.050. NOTICE. The Secretary of a Lodge which votes on a Petitioner for affiliation supported by a Certificate of Good StandinglDimit must notify the lodge which issued the Certificate the results of the election per Notice of ElectionlRejection Form.


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STATEMENT OF PURPOSE;

This proposed amendment to Section 20.050 removes the requirement that a Dimit be issued to complete the transfer of membership.

PROPOSAL TO AMEND SECTION 20.060 OF THE BY-LAWS: SECTION 20.060. DATE OF MEMBERSHIP. A Petitioner elected on a Certificate of Good Standing becomes a member of the Lodge electing him on the date of the election. The Certificate of Good Standing becomes the Dimit on the date of election, automatically. If the Petitioner is rejected, he retains membership in his original Lodge. Statement Q[ PUlJ)ose:

The proposed amendment to Section 20.060 sets the date of membership on the date of election rather than on the date of the issuance of a Dimit by the member's original Lodge.

PROPOSAL TO AMEND SECTION 20.070 OF THE BY-LAWS: SECTION 20.070. DUES, DIVISION BETWEEN LODGES. The dues from members transferred on a Certificate of Good Standing shall be divided as follows: (a) The amount due Grand Lodge for its' per capita on June 30, is paid to or retained by the Lodge which reports the member to the Grand Lodge in its' Annual Return for that year. (b) The balance of the dues are divided pro rata by months, between the Lodges, and the Lodge collecting the dues is responsible to the other Lodge for the respective amounts above mentioned. The Lodge from which the member transfers is entitled to dues for the month in which the election occurs.

Statement gf Purpose:

The proposed amendment to Section 20.070 (b) changes the date of the proration of the dues from the issuance of the Dimit to the date of the election. Section 20.070 (a) remains unchanged. M.W. Schneider stated that the proponents and the ~rurisprudence Committee recommended and so moved that these proposals be tabled for action at the 171st Annual Communication. The motion was seconded and by vote of the Grand Lodge TABLED.

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SECTION: SECTION 28.025. AUTOMATIC EXPULSION. A Freemason who is convicted of, or who pleads guilty or nolo contendre to, or who receives a suspended imposition of sentence for a felony or a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude, shall, upon any of the foregoing become final, be automatically expelled without the necessity of a Masonic trial. Whenever it shall become known to any member of the fraternity that another member has been finally convicted, entered a plea of guilty or nolo contendre of a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude, or a felony, it shall be the duty of that member to provide information to the Lodge of which the convicted Brother is a member. It shall be the duty of the secretary of each Lodge to report to the Grand Secretary any member of the Lodge to whom the foregoing applies, and shall forward a copy of the Conviction, Plea of Guilty or Suspended Imposition of Sentence to the Grand Secretary. The Grand Master shall effect the expulsion of any member to whom the foregoing applies, regardless of how he becomes aware thereof, by filing a copy of the Conviction, Plea of Guilty or Suspended Imposition of Sentence. Upon receipt by the Grand Secretary of a copy, the Grand Secretary shall immediately issue a notice of expulsion to the member.

Statement Q[ Purpose

To avoid Masonic trials and preserve the integrity of the Fraternity. M.W. Schneider stated that the Jurisprudence Committee found some very serious legal problems associated with this proposal and that the Committee recommended and so moved that this proposal be tabled for action at the 171st Annual Communication. The motion was seconded and by vote of the Grand Lodge TABLED. PRESENTATION OF RESOLUTIONS FOR ACTION ON THE SECOND DAY OF THE 170TH ANNUAL COMMUNICATION By Grand Secretary 'Jerry C. Alexander These proposals came under Section 35.010 of the By-Laws. They were read on Monday and referred to the Jurisprudence Committee to be read on Tuesday and required a two-thirds vote by the Grand Lodge for adoption. (These proposals and the decisions of the Grand Lodge are found


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in that part of the Jurisprudence Report presented on Thesday.)

CALL FROM LABOR The Grand Lodge was called from Labor at 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 a.m. on Thesday morning, October 1, 1991. R.W. Grand Chaplain Elmer E. Revelle offered prayer. The group panoramic picture of Grand Lodge Officers and those in attendance at the 170th Annual Communication, was taken in the West parking lot of the Capital Plaza Hotel. ANNUAL COMMUNICATION OF THE MISSOURI LODGE OF RESEARCH Springfield Room - Capitol Plaza Hotel - 4:15 p.m.

REPORT OF THE MISSOURI LODGE OF RESEARCH 1990-1991 ACTIVITIES To the Grand Lodge A.F. & A.M. ofMissouri: BRETHREN:

The annual communication of the Missouri Lodge of Research was held in the St. Louis Room at 4:05 p.m. at the Capitol Plaza HotE!1 in Jefferson City, Missouri, Monday, September 24, 1990. Most Worshipful Brother J.C. Montgomery, Jr., declared the Missouri Lodge of Research open with prayer by Right Worshipful Brother Frank P. Wilfley, Jr. The Worshipful Master, J.C. Montgomery, Jr. welcomed an present and expressed regrets for such a small room. The minutes of the September 25, 1989 meeting were approved as printed, also Secretary and 'Ireasurer report was read and approved. Rt. W. Brother Charles W. Ohrvall reported that a book was in the planning for the year 1990-199l. Several slides were shown to the members so they ('ould see the progress of repairs on the pillars and building at the site of the Masonic college in Lexington, Missouri. The Missouri Lodge of Research agreed to pay up to $1,500.00 to finish the work at the site in Lexington, Missouri. On a motion by Most Worshipful Brother Bruce H. Hunt and seconded to raise the Secretary-Treasurer honorarium to $1,000.00 annually, motion carried. M.W. Brother J.C. Montgomery, Jr. introduced Brother Robert F. Schwichtenberg, who is to be the guest speaker for the breakfast on Thesday morning. The recommendation of the nominating Committee was accepted, line


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officers to be advanced one station, the Secretarytrreasurer be retained and Brother Michael Armstrong recommended as tiler. The Officers for 1990-1991 are as follows: W.M. Frank P. Wilfley, Jr. J.S. Marvin Shull P. Vincent Kinkead S.W. John W. Siscel S. Mar. Charles W. Ohrvall J.W. Richard L. Nelms J. Mar. Frank W. Hazelrigg, Jr. Se/l'. Jim H. Cobban S. Dir. Cerm. Martin B. Thybes S.D. Zelwin B. Eaton J. Dir. Cerm. J.D. Dennis Sallee Chap. Daniel F. Cole S.S. Michael Armstrong Tiler Richard L. Smith The officers were asked by M.W. Brother Hunt to assemble at the altar and after prayer by M.W. Brother Montgomery, Jr. were duly installed by M.W. Brother Hunt. Rt. W. Brother Marvin Shull, newly installed Worshipful Master thanked the Brethren for electing him Master and promised to do his best in the coming year. The following appointments were made: TRUSTEES: Elvis Mooney William Chapman Frank A. Arnold Stanton Brown ADVISORY BOARD: Earl K. Dille Harry Gershenson Robert D. Jenkins William R. Robbins BOARD OF PUBLICATION: William R. Denslow Bruce H. Hunt Frank W. Hazelrigg, Jr. Ovid H. Bell Lewis C. "Wes" Cook EDITOR: Charles W. Ohrvall Meeting was closed with prayer by the Chaplain. Fraternally submitted, FRA."K W. HAZELRIGG, JR. Tuesday morning September 26, 1990, 205 members and visitors attended the Lodge of Research Breakfast. Brother Robert F. Schwichtenberg was our guest speaker. His talk was on European and English Lodges and some of the differences in the meetings. His talk was well received by all in attendance. The mid-year meeting of the Missouri Lodge of Research was held in the Capitol Plaza Hotel Thursday, May 9, 1991. One hundred members and visitors enjoyed a breakfast of ham and eggs. Our speaker was Most Worshipful Brother Lewis C. "Wes" Cook, Past Grand Master of Missouri and Past Master of the Missouri Lodge of Research. M.W. Brother Cook


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gave a very informal talk about some early American History. Fraternally submitted, FRANK

W.

HAzELRIGG, JR.

Secretary /Treasurer

SECRETARYS REPORT 1990-1991 To the officers and members of the Missouri Lodge of Research. There were 102 new members this year. We lost 19 by death and 90 resigned (non payment of dues). This is a net loss of 8. Our membership as of June 30, 1991 is 1642. I have been informed by The Ovid Bell Press that the book "Music Mason Music" by Joseph E. Bennett will be ready for mailing to the membership around October 1, 1991. Sorry that the Missouri Lodge of Research cannot report an increase in membership, but a loss of eight is not bad. The past two years have showed increases. I wish to thank Right Worshipful Brother Marvin Shull, the officers of the Missouri Lodge of Research for their support this last year. Fraternally submitted, FRANK

w. HAzELRIGG, JR.

Secretary /Treasurer

SECRETARYtrREASURER COMBINED REPORT FOR 1990路1991 BALANCE: Callaway Bank CIA 6/30/90 Deposits: 7/1/90 thru 6/30191

$8,467.24 33,004.38

Balance plus Deposit DISBURSEMENTS: Paid out by check 1895 thru 1924 Outstanding Ck. #1922 - 137.00 Outstanding Ck. # 1924 - 1500.00 Balance: Callaway Bank 6/30/91 OTHER ASSETS: Callaway Bank C.D. Callaway Bank C.D. Callaway Bank C.D. Callaway Bank C.D.

.41,471.62

24,593.70 (-BaI. 18,514.92)

# 18417 @ 5.8% # 24396 @ 7.15% # 41668 @ 6.3% #41669 @ 6.3%

16,877.92

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ElRST BANK SAVING ~!&AN 41 80190-509 Balance: 6/30/90 Transferred to check Acc Int. 7/1/90 to 6/30191

18,833.23 12,000.00 ~

Balance 6/30/91

$7,332.88

ElRST BANK SAVING ~!&AN # 122543-912 Balance 6/30/90 Int. 7/1/90 to 6/30/91

10,579.32 841.24

Balance: 6/30/91

$11,420.56

ElRST BANK SAVING ~!&AN # 100239-650 Balance: 6/30/90 Int. 7/1/90 to 6/30/91

.42,139.89 3 447.83

Balance: 6/30/91

45,587.72

TOTAL CASH ASSETS: June 30, 1991.

$94,689.90 Fraternally submitted: FRANK W. HAZELRIGG, JR

Secretarytrreasurer

REPORT OF THE COMMITIEE ON AUDITING To the Master, Wardens and Brethren of Missouri Lodge of Research: BRETHREN:

We have on this date examined the report of the Secretary-Treasurer of the Missouri Lodge of Research for the period of July 1, 1990 to June 30, 1991. We have found the report in good order, correct and complete. Sterling T. Campbell Harry R. Schmid


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MISSOURI LODGE OF RESEARCH OFFICERS 1990 -1991

W. M. Marvin C. Shull - 2304 Shady Lane - Gladstone 64118 S. W. P. Vincent Kinkead - Rt. #2 Box 243 - Farmington 63640 J. W. Charles Ohrvan - 10516 East 35th Terr. - IndependencE! 64052 Secfl'reas. Frank W. Hazelrigg, Jr., - P. 0 Box 605 - Fulton 6S251 S. D. Martin B. 'lbybes - 1116 Chantel La. - St. Louis 63132 J. D. Daniel F. Cole - 6023 Southern Dr. - Amon 63123 S. S. Richard L. Smith路 459 Wilcox - Kirkwood 63122 J. S. Frank P. Wilfley, Jr., - Rt. #2 Box 84 - Laddonia 63352 S. Mar. John W. Siscel- 4804 Marchwood Dr. - St. Louis 63128 J. Mar. Richard L. Nelms - 3066 East Sunset - Springfield 6E,804 Sr. Dir. of Cerro. Jim H. Cobban - 921 W. Crestview - Springfield 65807 Jr. Dir ofCerm. Zelwin B. Eaton - 904 East Wall St. - Kirksville 63501 Chap. Dennis C. Sallee路 3916 N. Spruce - Kansas City, 6411'7 Tiler. Michael F. Armstrong - 505 N.W. Englewood Rd. Apt. #1 Kansas City 64118 7:00 P.M.

M.W. Grand Master Daniel F. Cole welcomed all those in attendance and then introduced the Grand Lodge Officers and their ladies (Each Grand Lodge Officer and his lady entered the banq uet room as introduced). R.W. Brother Kevin E. Weaver provided the table grace. W.B. Paul White, chairman of the Entertainment Committee, introduced the entertainment for the evening - Sharla Vance. After the meal and entertainment M.W. Cole presented the "Ten Year Achievement Award" certificates to representatives of the forlowing lodges: New Hope Lodge No. 199, Mechanicsville Lodge No. 260, Warrenton Lodge No. 609 and Gardenville Lodge No. 655. Grand Lodge Achievement Award Medallions were presented to representatives of Honor Lodges by M.W. Cole and the Masonic Education Committee. M.W. Cole announced that Sedalia Lodge No. 236 at Sedalia, Missouri had won the trophy for their project for Masonic Service Month in May 1991. R.W. Brother D. Robert Downey introduced R.W. Wilfred G. Soutiea as the latest appointment to the Advancing Line of Grand Lodge Officers.


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POSTHUMOUS PRESENTATION OF TRUMAN MEDAL TO RONALD M. COMPI'ON Our ability to communicate is often inadequate at times such as this. Our ideas, while noble, cannot be conveyed in a manner that truly relates the desired message. We must search for the words. What you will soon hear of the recipient's Masonic history cannot convey his feelings toward our Fraternity. The chronology of his awards and his ascendancy to positions of leadership and respect cannot convey his abilities and his devotion to our cause. We must search for the words. Were it possible to list our memories of this brother one by one, to line them up for examination by all, a pattern might emerge, but the emotions we have wound inseparably around those memories would be invisible to inspection. Yet these emotions are a truer picture of our remembrances than the memories themselves. We must search for the words. For we who have knelt at the DeMolay altar, perhaps our Order's term of respect to a Master Mason active in our Brotherhood could at least hint of our feelings. For literally hundreds of DeMolays in Missouri and elsewhere, this man touched our lives, and "Dad" was not as much a title as it was a description of the way we felt about him. Even this is woefully inadequate, for our love for him was a mixture of son to father and brother to brother. We must search for the words. More specifically, each of us who had the privilege of serving as State Master Councilors under this man were given a unique opportunity to know and work for an Executive Officer of exceptional quality. A shorter tempered man we will probably never meet, and each of us, without exception, can relate stories where after doing something wrong or not doing something that should have been done, we were forced to endure a "chewing" session. While wounded then, we now realize those instances were learning experiences, pure and simple, and we would not give them up for any price. The true value to us of these experiences cannot be completely related. We must search for the words. To those of us in Freemasonry who shared Masonic Fellowship with this brother, in his passing we lost a joy we can no longer experience. He made many a lodge meeting or Reunion, which might have otherwise been rather boring and dismal affairs, a sheer delight. Brethren who might have done their duty or delivered the ritual and gone home, because of him stayed to take part in the fellowsh. How can we share that with those who have never experienced it? We must search for the words. Many Grand Masters found this brother to be of invaluable service.


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While at times he was piercingly candid, he could offer such sound counsel, such brilliant suggestions, that many a Most Worshipful turned to him for advice and support. The value of such guidance cannot be conveyed. We must search for the words. Perhaps we as members of the Fraternities, DeMolay and Masonic, are prevented from completely sharing our feelings to those outside our circle. Perhaps those feelings have foundation in the principles and teachings of our Orders, and the means to convey our emotions is to first convey those principles and teachings. This would be as he wanted: His e-ntire life was devoted to the growth of the Masonic Family. Perhaps here then is a way to communicate what this man, Ronald M. Compton, meant to us. Frank S. Land, the founder of DeMolay, often used a phrase to describe the Order. I turn that phrase a bit for our purposes this evening. Ron Compton made DeMolay and Masonry COME ALIVE. If we revere the memory of this man, if we truly wish to share how we felt about him .... we must do the same. The Truman Medal was presented in memory of Ronald M. Compton to his widow, Grace Compton. The benediction closing the Grand Lodge Banquet was given by R.W. Grand Chaplain Kevin Weaver.


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Tuesday Morning ORGAN SELECTIONS, JACK STOTTLEMYRE CALL TO LABOR The Grand Lodge was called to Labor at 9:00 a.m. on 'lUesday morning, October I, 1991. R. W. Grand Chaplain Ronald E. Wood, Jr. offered prayer.

REPORT OF COMMTInEES M.W. Grand Master Cole stated that the booklets containing the preprinted reports of the Standing and Special Committees had been distributed on Monday, September 30, 1991. Grand Master Cole asked that Committee Chairmen present any aupplemental reports that they might have. The pre-printed and supplemental reports are as follows:

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON APPEALS AND GRIEVANCES To the Grand Lodge A.F. & A.M. ofMissouri: BRETHREN:

In the matter of WAKONDA LODGE NO. 52 A. F. & A. M. VS. BROTHER JOHN P. MILLER, our Committee has carefully reviewed the entire file. He was arrested on or about March 12th, 1990 and charged with stealing from a store in Carrollton, Missouri. He thereafter pleaded nolocontendere in the Associate Circuit Court to the charge against him and was placed on probation by the Associate Circuit Judge in Carrollton, Missouri. In the Masonic trial he was found not guilty. The Lodge appealed. In view of the fact that the appeal was not taken in time by the Lodge, the Grand Master ordered an appeal by the Lodge. It is the opinion of this Committee that as a matter of Masonic justice, the case should be retried in full as ordered. We recommend that the Grand Master appoint a new Trial Commission; that the Lodge secure adequate Masonic counsel; that the Lodge and such counsel present to the Trial Commission the evidence in behalf of the Lodge in due and legal form; that after a full trial, the Trial Commission shall render its findings and judgment; that the case shall


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proceed in accordance with the Grand Lodge 'Inal Code. We request that the Most Wor. Grand Lodge approve the action of the Grand Master in ordering the appeal and retrial and our findings and suggestions hereinabove made. Fraternally submi tted, LLOYD SCHAINKER JAMES E. BROWN ROBERT W. COCKERHAM DANIEL W. IMHOFF HARRY GERSH ENSON , SR.,

Chairman

REPORT OF THE COMMITrEE ON BUILDING SUPERVISORY BOARD To the Grand Lodge A.F. & A.M. ofMissouri: BRETHREN:

The Building Supervisory Board submits herewith the decisions and actions taken this past year. Each member of the Board wants to take this opportunity to thank Grand Master Daniel F. Cole for his confidence in our ability to serve the Grand Lodge in this capacity. I would like to again stress to the constituent lodges section 4.030, paragraph f of the By-Laws of the Grand Lodge of Missouri, where reference is made that the proper channels of communication to the Building Supervisory Board is through their DDGM. This will expedite communications greatly. Listed below are decisions made, or pending, by this Board for the year 1990-91. 10/02-90

Approval to Stella Lodge #538 to purchase building.

11/23/90

Approval to Saline Lodge #226 to erect building.

3/29/91

Letter of Jr. Deacon of Star of the West in Ironton regarding repairs on building.

4/22/91

Letter to LaPlata Lodge #237 regarding plans to build new building.

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Approval given to Waynesville Lodge #375 to trade lots with city.

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need copy of blue print of new building before approval can be given. 6/19191

Letter to DDGM Witte regarding Sullivan Lodge 69 intent to purchase land and build new building.

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Correspondence to Secretary of St. Clair Lodge #273 regarding erection of new building.

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Approval given to Appleton City Lodge #412 after floor plan received from DDGM. Fraternally submitted MELVIN E. BURNETI BRUCE L. SMITH DAVID A. WATSON, Chairman

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON BY-LAWS To the Grand Lodge A.F. & A.M. ofMissouri:

BRETHREN: Your Committee prepared and distributed, as required by law, the cumulative annual Pocket Part for use in 1990-91, with the Constitution and By-Laws - 1958, as published in 1977 We are pleased to report that our Grand Master is directing a comprehensive program to develop a personal computer readable version of the Constitution and By-Laws, to be made available to the Brethren in addition to the regular Pocket Part. The Grand Master has also expressed an interest in a general revision of the Constitution and By-Laws, and your Committee awaits instructions on that project. We continue to invite the Brethren to call to our attention any errors noted in the Pocket Part. We again express our appreciation to the Grand Lodge for the opportunity to be of service. Fraternally submitted, RONALD M. BELT J. MORGAN DoNELSON, P.G.M. WILLIAM H. CHAPMAN, P.G.M. HARRY GERSHENSON, JR., Chairman


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REPORT OF THE COMMITrEE ON GRAND LODGE CHARITY To the Grand Lodge AR & A.M. ofMissouri: BRETHREN:

During the Grand Lodge year 1990-1991 two requests were received for assistance from the Grand Lodge Disaster Relief Fund. In November 1990 a request was received from the Masonic Service Association for relief from earthquake and typhoon damage in the Philippines. A check for $1000 was forwarded to the Masonic Service Association for distribution to the Grand Lodge of the Philippines. In December 1990 John C. Craig, District Deputy Grand Master of the Thirty-ninth Masonic District requested assistance for a brother whose grocery store was destroyed by fire. The brother had no insurance coverage on the building. It was determined that the By-laws as currently written do not allow for assistance in such cases and the request was denied. This action again points out the need for a revision to the Grand Lodge By-laws to provide for assistance in cases such as this. The Committee endorses the proposed addition of Section 3.115, Masonic Relief, which will allow the Charity Committee to expend funds for the relief of distressed worthy Masons and Lodges. Respectfully submitted:

F. COLE, Grand Master Chairman of Committee

DANIEL

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON CHARTERED LODGES To the Grand Lodge A.F. & A.M. ofMissouri: BRETHREN:

In 1990 the Committee on Chartered Lodges reported a preliminary figure of 63,789 members based on 438 returns available as of August 16, 1990. Once all final returns were received and audited the membership total as of June 30, 1990 was 70,939 members in 484 lodges. As of August 27, 1991 there we 29 annual returns that had not been received at the Grand Lodge Offices. These incomplete returns and the need to audit all returns do not allow for a more accurate estimate of membership than the 70,939 members validated as of June 30, 1990. Many may be tempted to take these membership figures, compare them with past records, and forecast with confidence the date the Fraternity will no longer exist in Missouri. However, if we focus on the statistics, we


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react to symptom and not cause. If the statistics themselves had compelling force, then the growth of Masonic membership in the United States between 1940 and 1960 would have foretold a membership of 5,741,175 by 1980 whereas the actual total was 3,251,528. Membership statistics are only symptomatic of underlying root causes for membership increase or decline. If we are to harness the power of our fraternity to growth we must understand the reasons behind the numbers. The membership of this committee has changed over the past decade to the point that it now represents an almost new committee. We are thankful of the work of those who preceded us and the guiding influence of the past and present Grand Secretaries. We would like to recap some of the themes of the reports through the 1980's. Outlined below are various lodge responsibilities and their source of Grand Lodge law. Annual reports are due by August 1st (10.050) Each lodge adopts a set of by-laws (7.030) Lodges must operate according to a budget (9.050) The books of the lodge must be audited (9.035) The minimum fee for degrees is $45 (10.010) Notice of meetings to members is required (7.140) A Committee on Delinquent Dues is required (9.160) District Deputy Grand Masters reports to be filed within 10 days of their official visits (4.030) During the year three referrals were made to the committee by the Grand Secretary. One was from a brother in Minnesota who wanted to find a lodge for his son to join in Missouri. This prospective member of the fraternity was provided the addresses and phone numbers of several lodges close to his work and residence. Another was from a Mason in Utah planning a vacation in Missouri and wanting information on local lodge activity. He was contacted with information on lodge activities expected during his trip. A third was from a Mason in France who wanted a local lodge to look after his daughter who is attending college in Missouri. This request is still in progress. Each of these requests suggests a need for lodges to be available to the prospective candidate, to the sojourning mason, and to the relatives of other masons. Each lodge should review how accessible it is to these opportunities. This committee is pleased to have the opportunity to be of service to the Grand Lodge. We would like to be of specific assistance to the needs of individual lodges. We invite any chartered lodge to propose activities wherein this committee may be helpful to them. Fraternally submitted, DoNAW W. BRIDEGAN BOBBY HOLLAND NEAL J. DoNALDSON,Chairman

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REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON CORRESPONDENCE To the Grand Lodge A.R & A.M. ofMissouri: BRETHREN:

As this is my first venture into the fascinating world of fraternal correspondence, I was somewhat uncertain where to start and how to proceed. A review of the efforts of past correspondents and conversations with PGM Bruce H. Hunt led me to a decision that my review would be topical in nature. Discussions with members of the Grand Lodge Committee on Masonic Education assisted me in developing a preliminary check list of activities and concerns to flag as I read through the Proc.~edings of the various Grand Jurisdictions. However, I must point out tha:~ the resulting review is solely my responsibility. It is unfortunate that all the topics covered by all of the Grand Lodge Proceedings can not be reviewed, as all are bound to be of interest and/or importance to this or that Brother. Early in the project, I was able to make two general dâ‚Ź!terminations. First, all Grand Jurisdictions seem to be, to a greater or lesser extent. struggling with the same general problems and concerns. Second, all Grand Jurisdictions appear to have developed their own format for organizing their Proceedings. Therefore, it is almost impossible to open up any two Grand Lodge Proceedings with the expectation of finding a universal topic discussed or committee report referenced in the same general location in the volume. This certainly precludes taklng any shortcuts in reviewing the reports! The addresses of Grand Masters of the various Grand Jurisdictions, when reviewed as a group, can be very enlightening. Each Grand Master approaches his task from his own unique perspective. The addresses range from expressions of appreciation to family and Brethren for their support during the year to some very profound thoughts on the state of the craft and/or the world in general. Some addresses simply contain reminders to the craft that they should give due attention to details of administering their individual lodges. We will share what WEl believe to be represfmtative samplings of all the approaches used. The Grand Master of North Dakota, M. W. James K. W'ell, in his address to the brethren, touched on the concerns of declining membership. He noted his response to a brother who reported the local lodge would have to be closed due to the fact that there were only 24 members in good stH.nding.... "Not every lodge is on the way up. A brother approachE~d me about a month ago and said, 'Jim, I think we are going to have to close our doors. We only have 24 members left.' The only response I cou'ld give at the time, was that most of the lodges in North Dakota were started with twenty brothers. Brothers membership, while important, is not what we are short of; what we're short of is enthusiasm, involvement, leadership and commitment from every member. That's easy to say--but hard to de-


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ve]op." A paragraph from the address of the Grand Master of Indiana 19901991, William A. Gallmeister is a good example of stimulating thinking. "It is important, I believe, that in the coming year we concentrate on the positive aspects of the Fraternity in Indiana and not dwell on the negative ones. Masonry is not faltering in Indiana, nor in any other of these United States. Granted, we have suffered setbacks in past years, but we have always emerged from them a stronger, more vigorous Fraternity. We are alive and well, and it is extremely important that each of us convey a positive attitude. Such an affi:ming .attitude ~an be displayed best by reflecting the timeless tenets of friendshIp, morahty and brotherly love to each other and to all people when abroad in the public worl~. Conc:et~足 ly, we display these tenets through such endeavors as s~pportmg our mdividual Lodge by our presence at called and stated meetings, when we are present at the memorial service for a deceased Brother, ~hen we help a distressed worthy Brother or his family, when we engage m worthy community projects, or when we support our Lodge's social activities. The power of positive thinking, as spoken by the Rev. Dr. Norman ~nc~nt Peale can have far-reaching positive results for our beloved FraternIty. Th~ Grand Master of Georgia, in his address, was obviously concerned with the same issues, but approaches his concerns from a different viewpoint. "1 know that Masonic membership has not been constant in the past, but the fact is that we are living in what most people think of as "good times". We are not in the midst of a great depression. There is no "Morgan incident", and at the time I am composing this, we are not involved in a shooting war. The climate should be conducive to the growth of Masonic membership and Masonic activities. Ifwe really care about this Fraternity, as our presence here indicates that we do, we need to be willing to change some ideas and practices if this needs to be done to correct the situation which exists "All of the changes I will suggest can be made without any change in our Masonic law. You and I can think of changes which can be made in the Masonic Code and which we think would somewhat improve Masonry. Masonry and its laws and rules are certainly not perfect. We don't have any perfect hum::n organizations and we never will have. I can think of many changes in our code which I believe will improve Georgia Masonry. But the problem is that we spend too much, if not most, of our time at these meetings arguing about things which make little real material difference. "I understand that durin$ the Middle Ages there used to be debates about how many Angels could dance on the head of a pin. What difference does it make? We ask ourselves how people could be so foolish as to waste their time with such worthless debate. Yet, we spend time on things of littIe importance while Masonry dies. Frequently we have too much nitpicking. Some of our arguments remind me of a church which spends its time arguing about the color of the hymnals while the people are going to hell. Masonry is in serious trouble. If we do not do something drastic,


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Masonry as we know it may die within the next 20 years. We have an awesome responsibility." The Grand Master of Nevada in his recommendations suggested that all lodges in his jurisdiction review their by-laws and update them to conform to the current Masonic code. Many Grand Masters in their "State of the Craft" remarks tended to take note of declining membership in their jurisdictions. They also tended to note that flourishing lodges, no matter the location or size, were lodges that made use of planned activities and programing! The Grand Master of South Carolina stated directly something that some Grand Masters only hinted at. In his travels, Granj Master G. Ray Marsh noted that Masons are once again taking a pride in their fraternity. "My Brothers, Freemasonry is alive and well in South Carolina. As I have traveled over this great State visiting with each of you, I have come away from each meeting feeling good about our Fraternity. I truly believe that we are again beginning to take pride in our Masonry. 'We have come to realize that we need one another and that our lodges and our Grand Lodge needs each of us. Unfortunately, we have suffered another net loss of membership this past Masonic Year. Our net loss was a total of 1,244. We now have approximately 66,000 Masons in this Grand Jurisdiction. Non-payment of dues continues to haunt us. I do not know the cause nor the answer to his problem. I do know that if we are to continue to survive as a viable force, then somewhere and somehow, we must find some way to eliminate non-payment of dues. Let us not dwell on the negative side of Freemasonry, but let us pledge to one another that we Vt'ill accentuate the positive and work together to overcome this problem. Peace and Harmony continue to abound within this Grand Jurisdiction. We continue to have very good relations with our appendant bodies of Masonry and each of these has pledged their support in the betterment of our beloved fraternity. If I were to stand here today and tell you that we have no problems, then I would not be truthful. However, we have no problem that is too big for us to solve by talking and working together as brothers. I continue to encourage visitation between our lodges. I believe that it will strengthen our Fraternity. I believe that this is one of the cornerstones of Masonry. Not only will you gain new friendships and more Masonic knowledge, but you win feel more of a part of this great organization that we call Freemasonry." The Grand Master of the York Grand Lodge of Mexico :F. and A. M., Preben A. Nilsson concluded his address to the Brethren with the following recommendations. This list would seem to indicate that. our brothers south of the border share many of our concerns and problems. 1. Keep our Grand Lodge and all lodges 100 per cent orthodox, with regard to our Constitution and Ritual, without trying to introduce any "looks better that way". 2. That the constituent lodges that have a relatively large numbeF of EAs and FCs, put forward a decided effort to have them advance through


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the degrees as soon as possible, in order to increase the number of MMs and, then, put them to work. 3. Discontinue immediately the practice of having the EAs and FCs present a number of papers even before they have passed the proficiency examination. There is no provision for that in our Constitution or Ritual. 4. All the Lodges must have a program for each of their communications, to include a talk or a paper to make it worth attending. 5. Have the version of our Constitution that was rearranged in a more logical sequence, printed in English and translated into Spanish at the earliest possible date. I believe this is an appropriate location for the following material. The Grand Orator of the Grand Lodge of Utah, John L. Ewell, Jr., made the following presentation to his Grand Lodge. As you will see he discusses~ in some detail, the importance of "bonds".

The Nature of the Masonic Bond! When we shake a Brother's hand with that "special" grip, we experience a feeling of brotherhood, friendship, and one that bonds us together. We are joined or bonded together in Masonry for moral and ethical purposes. For the next few minutes, we shall explore the "Nature of this Masonic bond"! Our lives are filled with personal bonds of various types. Each is special in its own way. In our business dealings, our word is our bond of trust that is stronger than any contract. We are joined to our families with special ties oflove, sharing, reliance, and trust. There is a variety of physical bonds that are used in manufacturing and building trades. For instance, the various parts of a building are joined with different types of "bonds" or the arrangement of materials (such as bricks or perfect ashlar) to assure a solid structure. Have you ever wondered how the various trades or building blocks of nature are held together? Many scientists and philosophers have spent their lives attempting to remove nature's "veils of secrecy". It has been proven that the various building blocks of physical science are joined together by bonds of various strength. Philosophers have also developed "laws" governing ethical behavior by using their powers of reasoning and logic. The Masonic equivalent to the study of nature is revealed by the statement 'light added to the corning light". This is to say that every fraternal lesson provides the basis for another lesson which will further illumine our paths through life. The signs and tokens of our Degrees, Orders, and Rites all have as much meaning to Masons as the symbols representing the elements of nature have to the physical scientist. The weakest chemical bonds are formed by a "mutual attraction" between building blocks. Such chemical bonds may be destroyed by dissolving a compound in water. (The evidence supporting this type of bonding between humans may be the current divorce rate!!) These marriages may have been formed only because of attraction.


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The weakest links in our Fraternity may be severed by breaches of human courtesy. A poorly stated thought, the lack of personal recognition, a frown, or preoccupation of thought; can all cause hard feelings. Even membership loss can result from our inability to leave our personal problem "out-side the door" to our Lodges. Thus, a Masonic bond may be dissolved and broken through our actions or lack of attention. In nature, there are bonds which exist as a result of "sharing" between building blocks. The simplest of this type of bond, in nature, is referred to as a "single bond". This type of bond will stretch, bend, and vibrate when excited by different kinds of "light", sound, magnetic fields, heat, etc. etc. Sharing the Masonic experience between Brothers is also the basis for our "Masonic Bond". We can liken the single bond of nature to a new Master Mason. The lessons of the Masonic Light. The "Single Masonic Bond may stretch, vibrate, bend, or even break in response to our "Masonic Light"--as a result of good or bad ritualistic work. A Brother may be inspired to further participation in Lodge activities, offices, or degree teams if our Masonic Light is good and effective. Poor Degree work may result in vibrations that are violent enough to serve the initial bond before it ever has a chance to form. Some of Nature's compounds contain "double bonds" as a result of additional sharing between two building blocks. These are more rigid than those previously described. The "second bond" between building blocks restricts the amount of bending, vibration, and stretching because it has "double strength". In Masonry, we can liken this by passing through one- of our Rites. The additional knowledge imparted may strengthen our Masonic ties by forming a second or "Double Masonic Bond" between us. The so called "triple bonds" between two building blocks of nature result from even further "sharing". They can be compared to the additional strength of Masonic knowledge provided by the lessons of both of the Rites of Freemasonry. Our knowledge and fraternal "ties" have reached the maximum strength possible by the formation of a "Triple Masonic Bond" resulting from the Degrees and Orders of the Rites. ~ ~ Masonic BQill:[ ~ only be strengthened through our individual study and participation. There is no stronger bond than the one existing between Brothers who have "wrought their regular hours". In working our regular hours, we learn and teach the lessons of Masonry through our Rituals, Degrees, Orders, and Rites. At each step in our Masonic work, we learn new truths by lifting veils that hide beauties which may rival those of a can bring great joy and happiness. Therefore, the influence of our Fraternity is strongest between Brothers who study, work, and live their lives according to Masonic principles. My Brethren, there are some lessons of life that we can obtain QD1.y by looking through a window of tears. These lessons can be likened to the tears which are caused by peeling away the skin of an onion路-one layer at a time. Each layer of the onion can represent a lesson learned through the "School of hard-knocks" in our lives. The sum-total of these experi-


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ences shapes our personalities. The support of our Masonic Brethren during these times will further strengthen our "Mystic bond". The laws of human nature, exploited in Masonry, have been tested through generations of experiments and application. The very existence of our Fraternity is a test of the truths revealed in the "Book of Law" that we know as the Holy Bible. We may better determine the propriety of our actions by study of the Scriptures and the study of the lessons of our Fraternity. All of this can help us to maintain our progress in life--as a result of the "Masonic Bond". Also, it will help us to evaluate our progress in slhlping our lives as building stones for those "mansions not built with hands...eternal in the heavens". As the review of the Proceedings progressed it became obvious that any discussion of Itince Hall Masonry tended to center around the recent actions of the Grand Lodges of Nebraska and Connecticut. The following information should give the reader a reasonably accurate overview of the state of discussions and actions in relation to Prince Han Masonry. The following is lifted from the Proceedings of the Grand Lodge of Nebraska,(l990). First, an excerpt from the Gran4 Master's "address, the second is the recommendation of the Jurisprudence Committee, and third is a phone conversation between Past Grand Master of Nebraska, Charles W. Amidon and Past Grand Master of Prince Hall, Edward F. Medlin. Recommendation Number l. Inasmuch as the Committee on Fraternal Relations of this grand jurisdiction has, in its report, recommended the approval of a resolution to recognize the Prince Han Grand Lodge, F. and A. M. of Nebraska, I do hereby recommend and ask for the favorable adoption of the following resolution.

WHEREAS The Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge, F. and A. M., of Nebraska, Inc. has existed in the State of Nebraska since 1919 and in America since 1775 and does profess the same Masonic principles and ideals of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodsre. A. F. 'smn A. M .. of Np.hrR~lcR Ann

WHEREAS

Both Grand Lodges desire to remain autonomous within themselves, operating hereafter as herebefore, with their own Grand Master, Rules and Regulations, Lodges and Membership, and

WHEREAS Both Grand Lodges desire to fraternally recognize the other as a duly constituted Masonic Grand Lodge within the State of Nebraska, now therefore BE IT RESOLVED THAT It is mutually agreed by the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge A. F. and A. M. of Nebraska and the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge F. and A. M. of Nebraska, Inc. on this 3rd day of February, AD 1990, that we will dwell together in Peace and harmony, and each does hereby extend their


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solemn Fraternal Recognition to the other as a duly constituted Grand Lodge of Masons within the State of Nebraska, and do, in the true spirit of Brotherly Love, Relief and Truth, hereby according to the other wheresoever assembled, all Masonic rights appertaining therewith, and the Masters of the constituent Lodges to preside over their respective Grand Lodges and Lodges.

JURISPRUDENCE COMMI'ITEE REPORT (Grand Master's Recommendations) 1. RECOGNITION OF PRINCE HALL GRAND LODGE The Jurisprudence Committee recommended approval, and subsequent voting, by a show of hands, resulted in the affirmative. This recommendation was therefore approved by the delegates.

TELEPHONE CONVERSATION BETWEEN CHARLES W. AMIDON, PAST GRAND MASTER AND EDWARD F. MEDLIN,PAST GRAND MASTER OF PRINCE HALL At this time, it was announced that the assemblage would listen to a recorded telephone conversation between Most Worshipful Charles W. Amidon, Past Grand Master of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge A. F. and A. M. of Nebraska, and Edward F. Medlin, Past Grand Master of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge F. and A. M. of Nebraska, Incorporated. M. W. B. Amidon: Ed, are you ready to talk? M. W. B. Medlin: I am very pleased and happy, and ready to talk. M. W. B. Amidon: Okay, Now, what I want to do is read you a kind of formal statement; and, then I'd ask you to respond in kind when I'm finished recording this. M. W. B. Medlin: Yes, we are taping this also. M. W. B. Amidon: Most Worshipful Edward F. Medlin, we wish to report that, during the 133rd Annual Communications, at 10:32 A. M., February 3, 1990, Most Worshipful Thomas W. Tye, Grand Master of the Most Worshipful, the Grand Lodge of Ancient Free And Accepted Masons of Nebraska, placed the mutually-drawn resolution to extend full recognition to the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Nebraska, Incorporated, on the floor of the Grand Lodge for a show-of-hands vote. We are pleased to report that the results of the voting were almost unanimously affirmative. Therefore, on behalf of the M~t Worshipful, the Grand Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of Nebraska, and assuming your Grand Lodge is mutually agreeable, we extend to you, the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Nebraska, Incorporated, our fraternal hand of fellowship. May our mutual concern for our fellow man be the beginning of a never-ending, and always-expanding respect for the principles and tenets of our beloved Fraternity; and, we are very proud to make that announcement. M. W. B. Medlin: Brother Amidon, in hearing the resolution, as presented by you to me, and the results of your Grand Lodge, I am happy to


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say that, after about 10:20 A. M., our Grand Master, N0nt.tan P. Hall, placed on the floor of this Grand Lodge, the same vote concernmg that resolution, as you stated: and, by unanimous consent, and by a standing vote, this passed this Grand Lodge, with a great pleasure by all of the hrAthr&m nresent. M. W. B. Amidon: That is wonderful news, Worshipful Brother Ed. We will immediately report this to the Grand Lodge, and we will play our responses to all the delegates assembled. We are very happy about this occasion. Is your Grand Master able to speak with my Grand Master at this time? M. W. B. Medlin: Not at this time. He is in session, but I win most certainly have him call you at his first opportunity. M.W.B. Amidon: I would appreciate that: and, when he is available to make that call, we would also like to tape that conversation. If at all possible, could you tell me when the intent release of the statement will go forth? M. W. B. Medlin: I cannot tell you that, right now, Sir, but I am sure that our Grand Master will be able to give you that information as soon as he talks to you. Grand Master Amidon, I'm very happy that we were able to come to this conclusion. M. W. B. Amidon: It's been a wonderful relationship, Worshipful Brother Ed, and let's go on from here. M. W. B. Medlin: Give all the Brothers my regards. M.W.B. Amidon: All right, Sir. Thank you, and congratulations to both of us. Thank you. M. W. B. Medlin: Thank you, sir. At the conclusion of the recording of this conversation, there was a standing ovation to the official recognition of the Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Nebraska. The Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Connecticut on recommendation of the Committee on Fraternal Relations called for the following motion which I have lifted from the 1990 Proceedings. The motion was approved by a "large majority vote of the Brothers attending". Following the motion the report of the Prince Hall Recognition Committee is lifted up for your information. Therefore, my Brothers, on behalf of the members of the Prince Hall Recognition Committee and hopefully, every Master Mason here assembled, it is my extreme pleasure to place the following Resolution on the floor: WHEREAS: The Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge, F. and A. M. of Connecticut, Inc., has existed in the State of Connecticut since 1873, and in America since 1775, and profess the same Masonic principles and ideals of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge, A. F. and A. M. of Connecticut, and: WHEREAS: Both Grand Lodges desire to remain autonomous within themselves, operating hereafter as heretofore, with their own Grand Master, rules and regulations, Lodges and Memberships, etc., and: WHEREAS: Both desire to Fraternally recognize the other, with rights of visitation within Grand Lodge and Lodges assembled, BE IT RE-


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SOLVED: IT IS MUTUALLY AGREED BY THE MOST WORSHIPFUL GRAND LODGE, A. F. AND A. M. OF CONNECTICUT AND THE MOST WORSHIPFUL PRINCE HALL GRAND LODGE F. AND A. M. OF CONNECTICUT, INC., ON THIS 14TH DAY OF OCTOBER 1989, THAT WE DWELL TOGETHER IN PEACE AND HARMONY, AND EACH DO HEREAFTER FRATERNALLY RECOGNIZE THE OTHER AS LEGITIMATE PROPONENTS OF BROTHERLY LOVE, RELIEF AND TRUTH, WITHIN THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT AND DO ACCORD TO THE OTHER, RIGHTS OF VISITATION IN GRAND LODGE AND CONsTITuENT LODGES WHERESOEVER ASSEMBLED, SUBJECT TO THE RIGHTS, POWERS AND AUTHORITY OF THE GRAND MASTERS AND THE MASTERS OF THE CONSTITUENT LODGES TO PRESIDE OVER THEIR RESPECTIVE GRAND LODGES AND LODGES.

REPORT OF THE PRINCE HALL RECOGNITION COMMITTEE It was a pleasure of this Committee to have had an opportunity to work with the like committee from the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge, F. and A. M. of Connecticut and simultaneously at the Annual Communication of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge, F. A.M., Inc. of Connecticut. Subsequent to the approval of this Resolution, several comments were received as to the 'limited" recognition that was approved. Some felt that complete recognition was proper. However, we assure you my Brothers, our Prince Hall Brethren wanted exactly that which was approved. Our Committees felt strongly that to be effective, identical resolutions were not only prudent but essential in order to be meaningful. If in the future, further components of recognition are desired, they can be added with the affirmative vote of the voting members of both Grand Lodges. So that continuing dialogue can be had, both Grand Masters, Gail Nelson Smith and Lewis Myrick, Sr., desire to keep the Committees intact. Since October, correspondence has been received from many Grand Jurisdictions praising our actions and indicating that they too are working in this direction. We were pleased that the Grand Lodge in Nebraska, at their Annual Communication in early February, voted to recognize the Prince Hall Grand Lodge in Nebraska. We were dismayed, however, upon receiving a copy of the Edict of the Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Louisiana, declaring the withdrawal of recognition of our Grand Lodge. It will be interesting to watch their reaction as a multitude of other Grand Lodges approve the recognition of Prince Hall in their Grand Jurisdictions. At the Annual Session of the Conference of Grand Masters of Masons in North America, held in Salt Lake City, Utah, in mid February, our Grand Master, Brother Gail Nelson Smith, addressed those assembled concerning the approval of the recognition of Prince Hall in its legitimacy,


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the fallacy of the myths of exclusive jurisdiction, Prince Hall's involvement in a Brotherhood-In-Action Program in Connecticut since 1966 and finally the process initiated by Brother Gail L. Smith, Most Worshipful Past Grand Master, many years ago and more recently by the younger members of our Grand Lodge. Brother Smith was approached by Representatives of many Grand Jurisdictions following his address, praising not only his talk but also the work that was accomplished in Connecticut. 'lb sum up the feelings of our Committee, we would quote from the Report of the Grand Lodge, A. F. and A. M. Prince Hall Recognition committee on October 14, 1989, "Finally my Brothers, we should not accomplish what we must do today simply because we desire to be the only Grand Lodge in the United States to recognize Prince Hall or because we feel guilty for not doing so many years ago-but because we truly believe that brotherly love, friendship and good Fraternal Relations must be extended to all legitimate Masons. Then and only then my Brothers can the true principles of Masonry, those tenets that we were all taught at the Alter, be meaningfu1." Members of this Committee thank Grand Master Smith for giving us the opportunity to serve in this capacity and thank especially the voting members of this Grand Jurisdiction for their affirmative action in this matter. Respectfully submitted, R. W. Kenneth B. Hawkins, Chairman Still another viewpoint on the Prince Hall discussion can be found in the report on Fraternal Correspondence and Recognition in the Wyoming Proceedings. "There are many Grand Lodges that are not in amity with each other at this time. Primarily there <1lfferences have to do with the recognition of Prince Hall Masonry. We read of problems between many jurisdictions where we recognize both the disturbing parties. We see no need for the Fraternal Correspondence and Recognition Committee to make a recommendation regarding these fellow jurisdiction's problems." The Proceedings of the Grand Lodge of Idaho contains reference to a motion made regarding Prince Hall Masonry. "MOTION ON RECOGNITION OF PRINCE HALL MASONRY' "Brother Kevin C. Hess, W.M. introduced a motion requiring the incoming Grand Master to appoint a committee to meet with the M. W. Grand Master of the Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Oregon to study the possibilities of mutual recognition with the M. W. Grand Lodge of Idaho for the purpose of visitation at both the Grand Lodge and Constituent Lodge levels and report their findings at the 124th Annual Communication. The Motion was ADOPTED by the delegates." The Proceedings of the Grand Lodge of Wisconsin provides us with an insight to the state of relations between the Grand Lodge of Wisconsin and Prince Hall in Wisconsin.


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FRATERNAL RELATIONS WITH PRINCE HALL GRAND LODGE OF WISCONSIN - 1990 "The relationship between the Prince Hall Grand Lodge Committee on Fraternal Relations and the like Committee of our Grand Lodge has continued to be friendly and informal and has been very active during the past year. In response to the resolution for recognition of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge F & AM of Wisconsin, Inc. which was submitted for action at our 1989 Grand Lodge session and subsequently withdrawn before the session, a request was sent to Prince Hall Grand Lodge for scheduling a meeting of the respective committees to discuss recognition. A total of four informal and unofficial meetings of the committees has been held during the 1989-90 Grand Lodge year. The first two meetings were held on an informal basis, one at each of the Grand Lodge offices, and after introducing the committee members to each other very friendly and frank discussions were exchanged. Many topics were considered and information exchanged concerning the government and organization of the two Grand Lodges, how they differed and how they are similar. Other topics that were resolved were why recognition or recognition for visitation purposes only, what would be the mode of recognition in gaining admission to a Lodge if recognition were to be accomplished and what should be the resolution of a dual membership question. Our discussion also covered numerous other subjects of interest to the committee members concerning recognition and the positive and negative results of such recognition. The two committee chairman then met and prepared a resolution for recognition to be brought before the combined committees for consideration. Refinement and re-wording of the resolution and for recommendation was accomplished at the last two meetings and satisfactory documents were drawn for presentation. The two Grand Masters then prepared letters requesting recognition for visitation purposes to be presented at the next Annual Communication of the Grand Lodges, the Grand Master of Prince Hall Grand Lodge to our Grand Lodge and our Grand Master to the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge. The Grand Lodge F & AM of Wisconsin has received the letter of request and the accompanying recommendation for recognition from the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge F & AM of Wisconsin, Inc. The committee has reviewed and approved the request and forwarded it to the Foreign Relations Committee for action. I would like to thank the members of this committee for their interest and dedication and for the many hours spent in discussion and preparation of the documents requesting recognition." Respectfully submitted, Benjamin F. Detroy, SGW, Chairman The Grand Master of Rhode Island, Herbert H. McGuire, made the following reference to Prince Hall Masonry in his address to the Brethren.


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"The committees from our Grand Jurisdiction and Prince Hall Grand Lodge, along with both Grand Masters, met in my office on March 15th. I believe this meeting will prove to be of historic significance. We both need to remove the prohibition of more than one Grand Jurisdiction in our State from our Constitution. This we will address today and Prince Hall will address the question in June. It was further agreed that we would recognize each other in several stages, (1) Recognition ~ a le~timate Grand Lodge; (2) Lodge Visitations with Grand Master's permission; (3) visiting as individual brothers; (4) Full recognition. These negotiations are moving very slowly but both Most Worshipful Brother Weston and I agree that this is as it should be." The report from the Committee on Fraternal Relations of the Grand Lodge of Maine provides us with a summation of the section on Prince Hall Masonry. I will lift the Forward from their report. It is a distinct pleasure to report that this year has been a significant one in the fraternity in the evolution of furthering the principle of brotherly love. Many Grand Lodges have espoused these principles as long as they were concerned only with ideals that did not violate their stand with regard to their own set of prejudices. 'lb be specific, it was fine to extend the hand of brotherly love to another as long as the color of the skin was the same. Not only was this criterion applied to the acceptance of an individual, but the main reason for many to deny the existence of regularly initiated brethren in Prince Hall Grand Lodges. The subject of acknowledging the regularity of Prince Hall Masons can be argued strictly from a historical position. Almost everyone is familiar with the origin of the Prince Hall Grand Lodge. There can be little doubt that the original charter issued by the Grand Lodge of England was withdrawn for good and substantial reasons. What happened next is clouded in antiquity, and probably will be argued for many years to come. In the great scheme of things, it probably doesn't matter a single bit. For many years there has been dialog between these two branches of our great fraternity. Having attended a number of our sister Grand Lodges in recent years, it was gratifying to see the Grand Master of Prince Hall Masonry a welcome guest at the annual banquet. He was always made to feel welcome, but was never received in Grand Lodge. Every one of these Grand Masters that I have met have been wonderful men and worthy to be taken by the hand and called "Brother". This year has found two Grand Lodges willing to forsake the usual prejudices and extend the hand of welcome to these brethren. The first to take this step was the Grand Lodge of Connecticut. A year ago they voted to recognize the Prince Hall Grand Lodge as legitimate and approved visitation. Since then the Grand Lodge of Nebraska has ~ken the same action. Unfortunately, as soon as Connecticut took its stand, the Grand Master of Louisiana, by edict, withdrew its recognition, and that action was ratified by the Grand Lodge. We have not heard the last of the Prince Hall problem, but we can hope and pray that all future actions will be dictated


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by brotherly love and friendship. Along theses same lines, a unique situation arose in the Grand Lodge of the Commonwealth of Virginia last year. A black man was rejected in a lodge in Alexandria. The Grand Master, Cabell Cobbs, after extensive investigation, determined that the rejection was based solely on prejudice. He then ordered another ballot spread, and when it too was cloudy, ordered that the ballot was void, and declared the individual elected! As might be expected, this decision was not accepted lightly. At the annual session, after much debate, and following a very close vote, the Grand Master's decision was supported! This was certainly a landmark decision, going way beyond the question of color, and will be debated in many quarters as to whether a Grand Master has such powers. It is good to see the walls of prejudice, like the walls of Jericho, come tumbling down! An item from the June 13, 1990 Quarterly Communication of the United Grand Lodge of Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons of England fits in quite well at this point. This information is lifted directly from the Report of the Board of General Purposes. The President of The Board of General Purposes: MW Pro Grand Master and Brethren, I should like to draw your attention today to two matters which concern unrecognized overseas Grand Lodges, one in Europe and the other in North America. The last section of the board's report deals with a problem which does not often occur, but which arises from the duty of Brethren under the English Constitution not to associate masonically with members of unrecognized and irregular constitutions. This duty is so important that Grand Lodge has ordered that warnings about it be repeated verbally whenever a Grand Lodge Certificate is presented in open Lodge, and in print once a year in the Lodge summons. The present difficulty arises in Lodges under the United Grand Lodges of Germany, which we recognize. Earlier this year we heard that the Grand Lodge of Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons of Germany, one of he Constituent Grand Lodges of the United Grand Lodges of Germany, were permitting intervisitation with Brethren of Lodges under the unrecognized Grand Lodge of France. Brethren will remember that in France we recognize the National Grand Lodge of France, the GLNF. Correspondence with Germany established that this action by a subordinate Grand Lodge was with the knowledge and approval of the Senate of the United Grand Lodges and was "to normalize a frequent and clandestine practice". Provincial and District Grand Secretaries and the Secretaries of our Lodges with special or "twinning" relations with Lodges under the United Grand Lodges were immediately warned that our Brethren should not visit any Lodge in Germany until an assurance was received that Brethren from unrecognized constitutions had ceased to attend. We have heard that this assurance could not be given and I have to draw particular attention to the particular paragraphs now before Grand


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Lodge. I understand that there is to be a meeting of the Senate of the United Grand Lodges of Germany at the end of this month and if there is any change in the situation, Lodges will be informed. The second matter concerns Prince Hall Grand Lodges, affecting Lo~es in North America. Reports have been received of intervisitation between Brethren of some Grand Lodges in North America and their counterparts under unrecognized "Prince Hall" Grand Lodges. Until more definite news has been received and considered, Brethren visiting North America should be more than usually alert to the possibility of Masonic association with Brethren under unrecognized Grand Lodges, and, as usual, take polite but effective measures to withdraw if necessary. Generally speaking, Grand Lodge Education Committees tend to report training and education programs designed to be used in the individual lodge or in "area" meetings. This concept along with home study courses which include some form of testing and a diploma or other recognition on successful completion of the courses seem to be popular. The following are some examples of Masonic Education committee activities. The Education Committee of the Grand Lodge of Illinois reports assisting in the design of the D. D. G. M. Workshops and the Lodge Officers Rallies. They also set up a Speakers Bureau to insure quality presenters would be available to Lodges through out the state. They developed an Alternate Proficiency based on similar programs in Wisconsin and Nebraska. The Grand Lodge of Ohio Committee on Masonic Education and Information reports "All DEO jewels have now been changed to the new design with adjustable cords. The new LEO jewels have been issued and most of the lodges have provided their LEO with one. They are suitable for either cord or collar." They also report their Series IV Masonic Training Course now has a total enrollment of 7,718 brethren. They are averaging over 50% completion rate on the six lesson correspondence course. The Education Committee of the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts reports the themes of the Forum Leaders at the Lodges of Instruction have been "Candidate Relations," "Conduct of the business Meeting," "The Programs of the Masonic Service Department," "Grand Lodge Departments," "Lodge Finances," and "Tools for Lodge Self-Evaluation." The report also notes that the "Candidate Instruction Manual for Blue Lodges" has been revised and a "Job Description" has been added for the Lodge Education Officer. Cabell F. Cobbs, Grand Master in Virginia shows a very enlightened approach to education by his actions as reported in his Grand Masters address. "In an effort to better meet the need of Masonic education, I have this year created the paid position of Grand Provost as an appointed Grand Lodge officer, to be in charge of our Masonic education programs and to command our network of district education Officers. All the grand Lodge officers concurred in this decision as they did in my selection of Right


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Worshipful Reynold J. Matthews of Springfield Lodge No. 217 to fill this position. He brings to the Craft that enthusiasm for the educational process demonstrated in our first grand Lodge Seminar on Masonic Education, held yesterday afternoon. Dick's appointment places Masonic education on a par with the teaching of our ritual, has the strong support of our Grand Lecturer, and, I am convinced, will result in the institution throughout Virginia of Masonic Education Schools, second to none." M. W. Grand Master William W. Daniel had his own unique way of recognizing Masonic Education in his Grand Lodge. He made the exercise an agenda item.

RECOGNITION OF EDUCATION AND LEADERSHIP DIRECTORS "At this time the Grand Master, M. W. Brother Daniel, asked all of the Directors, both State and District, to stand in order that they might be recognized for their outstanding work for the Fraternity in the field of education. The Brethren were given a rousing round of applause in appreciation for the dedicated service they have rendered to the Craft." Public Relations committees reports are similar from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. The Masonic Publicity Committee of Oregon reported its "Pin Week" program was a great success. The committee declared the first seven days in January "Pin Week" and encouraged all Masons to wear the Square and Compasses daily. The report states that "It worked. We never saw so many Masons identify themselves." The Oregon Masons reported the publication of an eight page brochure explaining Masonry to non-Masons. The first printing went to Oregon Masons, the rest of the brochures were distributed to colleges and universities, Masonic booths at state and county fairs, individual Masonic lodges and other outlets where it was felt that the publication had a potential for reaching prospective members. The Public Relations and Publicity committee of the Grand Lodge of Florida reports that its billboard project is proving so successful that other Grand Jurisdictions are purchasing copies for display in their states. Florida anticipates that they will have their billboards displayed in 370 locations when the project is completed. The committee recommends involvement of the various Masonic Districts in placing the billboards. When appropriate they suggest the indiVldual districts invite officials of outdoor billboard companies to appreciation dinners and honor them for theIr contrIbutions. The report noted that outdoor billboard companies are under some pressure to abandon their locations in some areas so their support should be recognized. Examples of the two billboards were reproduced in the Proceedings. The first billboard depicts an American flag on the left side and the square and compasses on the right side. The message is "THE MASONIC FRATERNITY IS BUILDING MEN for A Better AMERICA." The second billboard has the square and compasses on the left side. The message is "The Masons Care! They donate $1,500,000 Every day to HELP OTHERS


1991 GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI 113 MASONS OF NORTH AMERICA" The Most Worshipful, The Grand Master of the United Grand Lodge of England, HRH The Duke of Kent, in his address on April 24th 1991 made the following observations on the subject of education and training. "I touched briefly last year on the subject of education and training, I know it is felt in some quarters that we are short of Masonic education. Possibly in a formal sense we are-but there is a fair amount of educational material available, and the Freemason of today is considerably better informed about basic Freemasonry and what is happening in the Craft and Royal Arch than was his equivalent only seven years ago. What may have been seen as information tools-Grand Lodge's leaflets, 'the video' (as fresh today as when it was issued in 1987), quarterly newsletters and the highly successful if not as yet commonplace 'Open Days'-all have educational uses. There are also many pamphlets and articles available from a number of sources such as Quatuor Coronati Lodge's Correspondence Circle, and the London Grand Rank Association. Permit me to close this review with a serious note, a pause to respect our departed brethren through the words of Thomas L. Lund, Grand Chaplain, Grand Lodge of Montana and a lighter note, a story related by Stuart W. Gang, Grand Orator of the Grand Lodge of Minnesota. Each, in their own way, make a very valid point. First we will hear from Brother Lund:

MEMORIAL SERVICE 'THE DASH BETWEEN THE DATES" Once more the lapse of time and the frailties of human existence have continued to lay a hand on many of our beloved brothers over the past year. It is fitting then that we take a break from the business of this 124th Annual Communication to remember our brethren who have gone on before us. Our Grand Secretary reports that 417 of our brothers have laid down the working tools of Masonry for that house not made with hands eternal in the heavens. It is appropriate that we pay this tribute of our love and affection to our departed brothers and it is also appropriate that we reflect on the development of our lives. That reflection can be related to us in part of a poem written by Lucille Britt. In this poem a person reflects on a thought that has come to him during a visit to the cemetery. It is as follows: All had left and I was alone. I began to read the names and dates Chiseled there on every stone. The dates which showed whether it was Mom or Dad Or daughter or baby son. The dates were different but the amount the same, There were two on every one. It was then I noticed something It was but a simple line; It was the dash between the dates


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Placed there, it stood for time. All at once it dawned on me How important that little line. The dates placed there belonged to God, But that line is yours and mine. It's God who gives this precious life And God who takes away; But that line between He gives to us To do with what we may. We know God's written the first date down Of each and every one, And we know those hands will write again, For the last date has to come. We know He'll write the last date down, And soon, we know, for some. But upon the line between my dates I hope He'll write "well done." Brothers, "well done" means to me that during this short time we have on Earth "the time between the dates" that we truly control our destiny for all time. We develop our mind to the vision of our church, our religion, our faith and all our hopes. To live a pure, decent, and honest life built on Masonic principles is nothing more than our duty, yet what greater tribute can be left to your family, your neIghbors or yourself. Th love, to learn, to teach and set an example for all to follow is a trademark of Masonry and its important in developing our spiritual life. We have relatively a short time to form our destiny, to form a spiritual life that lives eternally. And remember, that as we live so do others live. Our sons, daughters and grand children and others use us as their example. Now we will hear from Brother Gang: "There is a good story about a golfer. Frankly, he was more of a duffer than a golfer, and this was the first time he had played this particular course. First hole - he teed up the ball, swung and missed. He swung a couple of more times. Two more misses. He turned to his playing partner and with great savoirfaire said, 'This is one hell of a tough course!' By the way, with those three wild swings he almost wiped out a nearby anthil1. Finally, one ant had this timely advice for his companions, 'If we're going to survive, we had better get on the bal1.' That same advice holds true for Masonry. A lodge leader must be 'on the ball'. Besides being a visionary leader, he must have a plan for his Lodge with a desired goal, and a strategy for getting there. If Masonry is again to grow, to thrive and survive, we must all become caught in the planning effort now underway by the Grand Lodge which will result in the renewal of this beloved organization and the regeneration of the energies of all its members." Fraternally submitted Chairman and Committee

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REPORT OF TIlE COMMI'n'EE ON LODGES UNDER DISPENSATION 1b the Grand Lodge A.F. & A.M. ofMissouri: BRETHREN:

No requests for the organizing of a Lodge Under Dispensation have been received by this Committee since the last Annual Communication of our Grand Lodge. At this time no Lodge is meeting under dispensation. Fraternally submitted: ROBERT W. HARPER EARL ORR D. RAY EDWARDS

CHARLES H. TuRLE LARRY F. BARRINER,

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REPORT OF THE COMMITrEE ON MASONIC EDUCATION To the Grand Lodge A.F. & A.M. ofMissouri: BRETHREN:

The year just ending has been both exciting and eventful for your Committee on Masonic Education. In addition to monitoring progress in the Achievement Award program, the Lodge Education Officer Program, the Freemason Magazine and Officer Training your Committee became part and parcel of the Long Range Planning process. The Achievement Award Program continues under the watchful and concerned eye of R. W. Bro. Dick Smith. The Committee, and this Grand Lodge, are deeply in ~ to Dick for his zealous and genuine attention to the duties attached to this program. Throughout his tutelage we have noticed more interesting and more improved award winners, hence better proil"ams and better ~ It is clear that in part, it is due to Dick's clear and unyielding commitment to excellence. There have been and, in the coming year, will be changes to the Award Program as the commitment of the Grand Lodge changes with the Planning process, but you can and should be certain of one thing and that is that ilii.ยง Committee through this program will be right on t2R of it! Dick, on your collective behalf told the great success story of Missouri Masonic Education at the recently completed Midwest Conference on Masonic Education in Minneapolis. The Lodge Education Officer Program is under the able direction of W. Bro. Zel Eaton. Quiet, unassuming and exceeding effective on the Committee, Zel has undertaken one of the most important activities, the LEO program, and because of his methodology he is making it work! In effect since 1984-85 this program is finally getting what it most deserves,


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a top flight director! The Freemason Magazine is under the titular oversight of this Committee. How sweet a responsibility this is because of the truly magnificent editor, M. W. Brother J. C. Montgomery, Jr. Jack combines ministerial grace, an English teacher's grammatical skills, Henry Kissinger's diplomatic ability and the patience of Job to forge a magazine that in the Committee's opinion, is second to none! Most important of all, however, is his personal commitment to the general task areas of the Committee. A meeting is not a meeting without Jack because of his insighful attention to detail, his understanding of the "big picture" and, above all, his historical perspective. Many decisions of the committee have been made more sensibly due to the help of this kind and wonderful Brother. Your committee chairman can attest to the fact that he is a brother upon whom you can with confidence rely. Thanks, Jack! Officer Training and the highly acclaimed ~ ~ Manual offers the Grand Lodge the best path to sensible growth and sustained success. Your Committee's key to this process is W. Bro. Dick Nelms. There is no other way to describe this Brother's contribution level then but to say he is a creative dynamo. Whether with development of the ~ Officer's Manual or in developing the D. D. G. M. Training Programs, Dick is at home working with all committee members developing training activities. As a member of this committee and that of Long Range Planning, Dick has earned the respect of everyone with whom he has come in contact. This committee's chairman over a number of years has learned that you can give Dick a task and it will always get donp! R. W. Brother Thm McCully has over this past year led the committee's newest "new" project-Leadership ~ snd ....... Due to technical difficulties it did not get accomplished in the last twelve month time frame but it ffill he unveiled at the October 5th training session. This training session will be the most ambitious in the history of the Grand Lodge. This too was a result of the Long Range Planning process and that committee's trust in this committee. There is however, a major difference in this program. It is now two full days, one in October and one in April. Assignments to deputies will be given in October and reported on at the April meeting. You can be proud of your committee, it functions and functions ~ No one who seriously looks at the vast activity and series of accomplishments of the Committee on Masonic Education can believe tilat one man can or should do it all. We are in ~ ~ 2f ~ ~ an action team! Scott Grantham with all of the above, helps to create a special atmosphere in which all of the aforementioned programs tan and d2 get done! The fact of the matter is that the Grand Lodge of Missouri owes more than it can seriously pay to these Brethren, for whether it is in working on the Freemason and studying its format or attending to any or all of these tasks as they relate to the overall charge of the Committee no other group gets more accomplished than this.


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In closing recent events in Europe have proven that the past should not stop the forward motion of the future. So it is in this fraternity. Your Committee on Masonic Education has been proud over the past six years to lead the way in training, in programing, and in activity to make certain the 1iltllm forward progress of the Grand Lodge. To the Lodge Education Officers, the District Education Officers, the Grand Lodge Officers-Colleagues iill in the effort-we say iliimk XQlL. Especially we thank Grand Secretary Alexander, his excellent staff and M. W. Bro. Dan Cole. Thanks one and all! Your cooperation was Key! Most of all however, we thank XQll-the Grand Lodge of Missouri. It is in ~ name we act and it is for you we work. We hope ~ feel that, over the years, your trust has n2t been misplaced. Respectfully submitted, C. SCOTT GRANTHAM, JR. RICHARD L. NELMS JOHN W. SISCEL, Chairman

ZELWIN B. EATON THOMAS H. MCCULLY RICHARD L. SMITH

REPORT OF TIlE COMMI1TEE ON GRAND LODGE OFFICE BUILDING 1b the Grand Lodge A.F. & AM. ofMissouri: BRETHREN:

Your Committee of the Grand Lodge Office Building, charged with the upkeep and maintenance of the building and grounds, met as needed during the year. Agreements were continued for snow removal, lawn and tree care. A sign was erected facing Highway 63, naming our building as the location of the Grand Lodge of Missouri, A. F. and A. M. Appropriate bids were received and the air conditioning was replaced on the south side of the building. Appropriate bids were received and a water drainage problem was corrected. As directed by Grand Master Cole, the Committee met with Brother Ron Zumalt concerning an access to Keene Street. An agreement has not been reached as of this time. It is the opinion of the Committee that the Grand Lodge Office Building is in good condition with no anticipated problems. Fraternally submitted, H. RAY MCKENZIE, Chairman TERRY C. ALEXANDER ROBERT J. BROCKMAN

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REPORT OF THE COMMITrEE ON RITUAL 7b the Grand Lodge AF. & AM. ofMissouri:

BRETHREN: Your committee on Ritual has been very busy this past year with the business of attending to the making of a new Missouri Cipher. In December, we were attempting to update and correct the errors found in the "King Solomon and his followers," Missouri edition. After some contact with the McCoy Publishing Company it was decided that we could publish our own Cipher, this took a great deal of time and several meetings as a committee to discuss the Ritual that was to be included in our New Cipher. Each member of the committee was asked to review and recommend the content to be included. As of this date we have concluded that matter and the code is now at the printers for its first printing. We have been also very busy with the certificate plans and I now have on my computer an up to date copy of the names of all Brethren who hold either subdivision I, II, or III cards. This is helpful for the District Deputy Grand Lecturers, as I can supply them with the names of the Brethren in their District who have cards and their expiration dates. On May 4th, the committee met at the Grand Lodge Office Building to have a last look at the New Code Book. We also discussed items of Ritual that came into question by some of our Brethren; all matters were considered and appropriate action was taken. At 2:00 p.m. the five area winners of the statewide Round Robin met at the Grand Lodge Office Building to battle over the top spot. The area winners were as follows: Right Worshipful Brother W. Frank Roszell, Buckner No. 501; Worshipful Brother David G. Cotter, Gate of the 'Thmple No. 422; Worshipful Robert E. Plummer, Mo. Commonwealth No.1; Brother Vincent J. Sciara II, Raytown, No. 391; Brother Christopher J. Rollins, Magnolia-Euclid No. 626. All of these Brethren came with their supporters and the one who kept his concentration to the last and declared winner was Worshipful Brother Robert E. Plummer, Past Master of Missouri - Commonwealth No. 1. He was duly recognized and congratulated. Your committee wishes to thank our Grand Secretary, Right Worshipful Brother 'Thrry C. Alexander and his office staff for their work with the Certificate Plan. The list of names of the Brethren who have received certificates this past year is subdivisions I, II and III will be listed in the proceedings as a part of this report. Fraternally submitted DR. J. EDWARD BLINN, P.G.M. DALE A LUDWI MARVIN G. SHULL

JIMMIE L. MORELAND DENNIS L. HAMMACK

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CERTIFICATES AND CARDS FOR RITUAL PROFICIENCY Subdivision I . 0ri,maI. 6300 Terry L. Anthony, Eastgate Lodge No. 630 6301 Ray D. Barker, Fellowship Lodge No. 345 6302 Dean M. Christy, Twilight Lodge No. 114 6303 Leslie B. Swanson, Solomon Lodge No. 271 6304 Robert G. Riley, Jefferson Lodge No. 43 6305 John A. Parks, Circle Lodge No. 342 6306 Phillip T. Carter, Weston Lodge No. 53 6307 Edward M. Boyd, Star of the West Lodge No. 133 6308 Carl E. Carter, Webster Groves Lodge No. 84 6309 David C. Tinsley, Rising Sun Lodge No. 13 6310 Noel R. Scott, Hebron Lodge No. 354

6311 6312 6313 6314 6315 6316 6317 6318 6319 6320 6321 6322

James Greco, Sr., St. Louis Lodge No. 20 Ron L. Meadors, Western Light Lodge No. 396 Dennis C. Sallee, Compass Lodge No. 120 Richard A. Lowrey, Fellowship Lodge No. 345 Larry L. Whiteside, Neosho Lodge No. 247 Roger J. Bailey, Carl Junction Lodge No. 549 Jay M. Kirschbaum, Benjamin Franklin Lodge No. 642 Jack H. Vanderhoof, Solomon Lodge No. 271 Larry D. Stringer, MagnoliaEuclid Lodge No. 626 Christopher J. Rollins, Magnolia-Euclid Lodge No. 626 Richard D. Laird, Hermitage Lodge No. 288 Farrel D. Sexson, Jewel Lodge No. 480

6323 Jack E. Timmons, Jewell Lodge No. 480 6324 Donald E. McGuire, Kennett Lodge No. 68 6325 Timothy V. Coy Monticello Lodge No. 58 6326 Edward L. Fishback, Centralia Lodge No. 59 6327 Larry D. Brandow, Centralia Lodge No. 59 6328 John S. Schoentag, Rose Hill Lodge No. 550 6329 Virgil L. Detienne, Vandalia Lodge No. 491 6330 Tracy S. Detienne, Vandalia Lodge No. 491 6331 Kenneth R. Comer, Hazelwood Lodge No. 459 6332 Billy R. Potter, California Lodge No. 183 6333 Dennis E. Bernhardt, Twilight Lodge No. 114 6334 Harlan E. Reid, Barbee Lodge No. 217 6335 Charles G. Coy, Hope Lodge No. 251 6336 John Kosman, Ivanhoe Lodge No. 446 6337 Thomas H. McCrackin, Valley Park Lodge No. 629 Subdivision I - First Renewals A3018 L. Richard Parton, Edina Lodge No. 291 A3019 Robert F. Kershner, Amsterdam Lodge No. 141 A3020 Kendall L. Pierce, Fellowship Lodge No. 345 A3021 Joseph A. Schenck, Saline Lodge No. 226 A3022 Kenneth D. Bridges, Bonhomme Lodge No. 45 A3023 Harold D. Braden, Friend Lodge No. 352 A3024 Conway C. Clifford, Jasper Lodge No. 398 A3025 Irving G. Walmann, Rising Sun Lodge No. 13


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A3026 Willard D. Hetzler, Monticello Lodge No. 58 A3027 James H. Cockerham, Clayton Lodge No. 601 A3028 Everett H. Braden, Jr., Kennett Lodge No. 68 A3029 Robert E. Plummer, MissouriCommonwealth Lodge No.1 A3030 John E. Russow, Carthage Lodge No. 197 A3031 Michael F. Armstrong, Rising Sun Lodge No. 13 A3032 James J. Hayes, Bunker Lodge No. 675 Subdivision I - Second Renewals B1740 Donald K. Jones, Grandview Lodge No. 618 B1741 Guy D. Wheelock, Twilight Lodge No. 114 B1742 Rusty M. Ludlam, Corinthian Lodge No. 265 B1743 Steven W. Crotty, Grandview Lodge No. 618 B1744 Merle L. Ivey, King Hill Lodge No. 376 B1745 Lyle E. Matthews, Plato Lodge No. 469 B1746 Merrain M. Batey, Joachim Lodge No. 164 B1747 George Barrios, Cleveland Lodge No. 651 B1748 Vern W. Summa, Nodaway Lodge No.470 B1749 David G. Cotter, Gate of the Temple Lodge No. 422 B1750 Bill A. Dykes, Buckner Lodge No. 501 B1751 Michael L. Apple, Bonhommc Lodge No. 45 B1752 Richard E. Henkel, Grandview Lodge No. 618 B1753 Martin L. Sentman, Troy Lodge No. 34 B1754 Gary E. McLallen, Christian Lodge No. 392 B1755 Lawrence N. Allen, Hamilton Lodge No. 224 B1756 Charles R. Huddleston, Mizpah Lodge No. 639 B1757 Harold L. Davis, Grand River

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Lodge No. 276 B1758 Edward Torreyson, Centralia Lodge No. 59 B1759 Francis D. Jett, Fenton Lodge No. 281 B1760 John M. Souders, Fenton Lodge No. 281 B1761 Billie R. Dockery, Lincoln Lodge No. 138 B1762 Leslie A. Matthews, Fellowship Lodge No. 345 B1763 Randy L. Balentine, Rising Sun Lodge No. 13 B1764 Virgil Thurman, Ivanhoe Lodge No. 446 B1765 Roger D. Kopple, Ivanhoe Lodge No. 446 B1766 Jerry Steinwinder, Albert Pike wdgeNo.219 Subdivision I - Third Renewals C1ll4 Robert W. Kline, Grandview wdgeNo.618 Cll15 James M. Sitze, Bismarck, wdge No. 41 C1l16 Felix Budzinski, Alpha wdge No. 659 C1l17 John M. Hedrick, Alpha Lodge No. 659 Cll18 James E. Jones, Jr., Mt. Olive wdge No. 439 Cll19 Robert N. Edwards, Branson wdgeNo.587 C1l20 Archie J. McCoy, Clay Lodge No. 207 C1l21 F. Wayne Dugan, Angerona Lodge No. 193 Cll22 Russell J. Schell, Criterion Lodge No. 586 Cll23 Robert H. Bray, Fayette Lodge No. 586 Cll24 Tom T. Perkins, Fayette Lodge No. 47 Cll25 E. Wayne Milan, Huntsville Lodge No. 30 C1l26 Aubrey Fugate, Fenton Lodge No. 281 Cll27 Thomas A. Kuhlmann, Hope Lodge No. 251 C1l28 Robert D. Smith, East Gate wdgeNo.630


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Cl127 Thomas A. Kuhlmann, Hope Lodge No. 251 Cl128 Robert D. Smith, East Gate Lodge No. 630 Subdiviaion I - Fourth Renewals D764 Richard W. Goff, Clifton Heights, Lodge No. 520 D765 Ervin A. Drewing, MagnoliaEuclid Lodge No. 626 D766 James E. Green, Leadwood Lodge No. 598 D767 Billy Joe Roberts, Texas Lodge No. 177 D768 John H. Cochran, Jr., Branson Lodge No. 587 D769 Gary M. Hinderks, Lathrop Lodge No. 506 D770 Myron R. Barnett, Nodaway Lodge No.470 D771 Frederick R. Patten, Grandview Lodge No. 618 D772 Cleo E. Tapscott, East Gate Lodge No. 630 D773 Arthur L. Reece, Cas8 Lodge No. 147 D774 Everett L. King, Jr., Kass Lodge No. 147 D775 Melvin L. Hall, Pollock wdge No. 349

D776 Charles W. Hunnel, Twilight Lodge No. 114 D777 Mike W. Hale, Savannah Lodge No. 71 D778 Carl J. Harshaw, Hope Lodge No. 251 D779 Roland Pepmueller, Hope Lodge No. 251 Subdivision I - Fifth Renewals E554 Frank V. Jones, California Lodge No. 183 E555 Paul A. Delozier, California welge No. 183 E556 Richard G. Thornton, Charity Lodge No. 331 E557 Kenit W. Inman, Friend Lodge No. 352 E558 Bernard Sciarone, Pyramid Lodge No. 180 E559 Donald L. Warfield, Joplin Lodge No. 335

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E560 Jesse James Brown, Jr., Wayne Lodge No. 526 E561 Charles H. McClain, Arnold Lodge No. 673 E462 Curtis L. Huffines, Hornersville Lodge No. 587 E563 Roy R. Rowland, Branson Lodge No. 587 E564 John B. Sloan, Branson Lodge No. 587 E565 Delbert Dailey, Moberly Lodge No. 344 E566 Randall J. Jones, Mt. Olive Lodge No. 439 E567 Donald I. Dunlap, Western Star wdgeNo.15 E568 Elton W. Coulter, Hope Lodge No. 251 E569 George A. Morgan, Liberty Lodge No. 31 Subdivision I - Sixth Renewals F379 Royal E. Osgood, Brotherhood Lodge No. 269 F380 Roger R. Adams, Criterion Lodge No. 586 F381 Alvin M. Armstrong, Hale City Lodge No. 216 F382 David A. Watson, Neosho Lodge No. 247 F383 J. Dwight McDonald, Barnett Lodge No. 591 F384 Gerald L. Broyles, Versailles Lodge No. 320 F385 Lloyd E. Michhelsen, Morley Lodge No. 184 F386 Robert E. Hammond, Webb City Lodge No. 512 Subdivision I - Seventh Renewals G270 Charles H. Daume, Jr., Excelsior Lodge No. 441 G271 Euell J. Sweeten, Wentzville Lodge No. 46 G272 Carol A. Rice, Adelphi Lodge No. 355 G273 Leo H. Pitts, Hermitage Lodge No. 288 G274 Jerrold K. Clemons, Star of the West Lodge No. 133 G275 Leonard T. Ferrell, Caruthers-


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ville Lodge No. 461 G276 Howard L. Adkins, Country Club Lodge No. 656 Subdivision I . Eighth Renewals H178 Kenneth M. Kerby, Hale City Lodge No. 216 H179 Woodrow W. Akins, New Madrid Lodge No. 429 H180 Roland W. Caldwell, Hope Lodge No. 251 H181 Virgil B. Saville, Jefferson Lodge No. 43 H182 Robert H. Stewart, Cuba Lodge No. 312 H183 John L. Schafer, Salem Lodge No. 225 Subdivision I· Ninth Renewals 1122 Samuel A. Crookshanks, Rising Sun Lodge No. 13 1123 James E. Brown, Fellowship Lodge No. 345 1124 William R. Douglas, Jr., Wayne Lodge No. 526 1125 Theodore T. Martin, Hayti Lodge No. 571 1126 George D. Sheppard, Alpha Lodge No. 659 1127 William V. McCollum, Solomon Lodge No. 271 Subdivision I· Tenth Renewals J78 John W. Larkins, Webster Groves Lodge No. 94 J79 Erwin H. Witthaus, Mokane Lodge No. 612 Subdivision I . Eleventh Renewals K49 Harold E. Thornton, Grandview Lodge No. 618 K50 Walter L. Shelton, Friend Lodge No. 352 K51 Ralph O. Kolb, Anchor Lodge No. 443 K52 Ray V. Carpenter, Friendship Lodge No. 89 Subdivision I· Twelfth Renewals L25 James W. Dougan, Rosendale Lodge No. 404 L26 Nathan W. Glazer, Benjamin Franklin Lodge No. 642 L27 Arthur R. Cullor, Unionville Lodge No. 210

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Farron Atkins, Laclede Lodge No. 83 L29 J. John Shipman, Kennett Lodge No. 68 Subdivision n . Part One· Qricinals 562 Billie D. Spiva, Neosho Lodge No 247 563 Sam J. Shafer, Norwood Lodge No. 622 564 David L. Scofield, Blue Springs Lodge No. 337 565 Gerald R. Yardley, Seaman Lodge No. 126 566 Gary L. Benskin, Solomon Lodge No. 271 567 Robert T. Stankey, Lewis & Clark Lodge No. 677 568 Harold K. Fretwell, Williamstown Lodge No. 370 569 Willard D. Hetzler, Monticello Lodge No. 58 570 Larry D. Stringer, Beacon Lodge No.3 571 Charles W. Hummel, Twilight Lodge No. 114 572 Larry L. Whiteside, Neosho Lodge No. 247 Subdivision II . Part One First Renewals A388 Rusty M. Ludlam, Corinthian Lodge No. 265 A389 Donald L. Warfield, Joplin Lodge No. 335 A390 Guy David Wheelock, Twilight Lodge No. 114 A391 Michael F. Armstrong, Rising Sun Lodge No. 13 Subdivision II· Part OneSecond Renewals B270 Gary E. McLallen, Christian Lodge No. 392 B271 Robert M. Lockmiller, Solomon Lodge No. 271 B272 James G. Wade, Twilight Lodge No. 114 B273 Carl H. Terry, East Gate Lodge No. 630


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Subdiviaion n . Part OneThird RenewalB C203 Frank L. Lennaman, Lane's Prairie Lodge No. 531 C204 Richard W. Goff, Clifton Heights Lodge No. 520 C205 John E. Chipman, Fenton Lodge No. 281 C206 Thomas J. Moser, Algabil Lodge No. 544 Subdivision n . Part OneFourth Renewals D149 Ervin A. Drewing, MagnoliaEuclid Lodge No. 626 D150 Jessie C. Thompson, Forest Park Lodge No. 578 D15I Walter S. Specie, Palestine Lodge No. 241 D152 Logan E. Wing, Jr., St. Joseph Lodge No 78 D153 Randall J. Jones, Mount Olive Lodge No 439 D154 James E. Spencer, Grandview Lodge No. 618 D155 E. Wayne Milam, Huntsville Lodge, No. 30 D156 Anthony RedFearn, FreedomLodge No. 636 Subdivision I I· Part One· Fifth Renewals E1l6 John W. McLoed, Clarksville wdgeNo 17 E1l7 Bernard M.W. Sciarone, Pyramid wdgeNo.180 E1l8 Joseph Edward Blinn, Webster Lodge No. 98 E1l9 Charles H. Daume, Jr., Excelsior wdgeNo.441 E120 Robert E. Hammond, Webb City wdgeNo.512 Subdivision I I· Part One Sixth Renewals F77 Royal E. Osgood, Brotherhood wdgeNo.269 Subdivision I I· Part One· Eighth Renewals H26 Eugene E. "Pat" McFarland, Hermon Lodge No. 187 H27 Marvin G. Shull, Rising Sun Lodge No. 13

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Subdivision I I· Part One . Eleventh Renewals K8 Dale C. Motter, Adair Lodge No. 366 Subdivision I I· Part One· Twelfth Renewals IA James W. Dougan, Rosendale Lodge No. 404 Subdivision I I· Part Two· Originals 515 Michael D. Runyon, Samaritan Lodge No. 424 516 Earl E. Roberts, Fenton Lodge No. 281 517 Robert E. Plummer, MoCommonwealth wdge No.1 518 Carl E. Carter, Webster Groves Lodge No. 84 519 David R. Vogler, St. Louis 520 Larry L. Whiteside, Neosho Lodge No. 247 521 Bill D. Spiva, Neosho Lodge No. 247 522 Carmon L. Williams, Salem Lodge No. 225 523 Harold K. Fretwell, Williamstown Lodge No. 370 524 Willard D. Hetzler, Monticello Lodge No. 58 525 Schuyler M. Purdy, Equality Lodge, No 497 526 George N. Cooper Neosho Lodge No. 247 527 Charles W. Hummell, Twilight Lodge No. 114 528 Douglas A. Rice, Jr., Clay Lodge No. 207 529 Sam J. Shafer, Norwood Lodge No. 622 Subdivision I I - Part Two First Renewals A348 Lyle E. Matthews, Plato Lodge No. 469 A349 Gary M. Hinderks, Lathrop Lodge No. 506 A350 James Rodgers, Belton Lodge No. 450 A351 James H. Cockerham, Clayton Lodge No. 601


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A352 Archie J. McCoy, Clay Lodge No. 207 A353 Rusty M. Ludlam, Corinthian Lodge No. 265 A354 Ronald L. Crites, Lambskin Lodge No. 460 A355 John B. Jones, Forsyth Lodge No. 453 A356 Lloyd G. Lyon, Hale City Lodge No. 216 A357 Morris P. Graves, Branson Lodge No. 587 Lodge No. 216 Subdivision I I - Part TwoSecond Renewals B250 Carl H. Terry, East Gate Lodge No. 630 B251 Gary E. McLallen, Christian Lodge No. 392 B252 William E. Broggi, Blue Springs Lodge No. 337 "8253 Arthur R. Zellmer, Crescent Hill Lodge No. 369 B254 Charles H. McClain, Arnold Lodge No. 673 Subdivision I I - Part Two Third Renewals C189 Joe I. Willhite, Joplin Lodge No. 335 Cl90 Alvin M. Armstrong, Hale City Lodge No. 216 C191 Charles W. Leach, Forest Park Lodge No. 578 Subdivision n - Part Two Fourth Renewals D139 James E. Green, Leadwood Lodge No. 598 D140 Ervin A. Drewing, MagnoliaEuclid Lodge No. 626 D141 Billy J. Roberts, Texas Lodge No. 177 D142 John B. Sloan, Branson Lodge No. 587 Subdivision I I - Part TwoFifth Renewals EllO John W. McLoed, Clarksville Lodge No. 17 Elll Logan E. Wing, Jr., St. Joseph Lodge No. 78 E1l2 Bernard M.W. Sciarone, Pyramid

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Lodge No. 180 E1l3 Robert E. Hammond, Webb City Lodge No. 512 Subdivision I I - Part TwoSixth Renewals F72 Clarence L. Alumbaugh, Buckner Lodge No. 50 1 F73 Royal E. Osgood, Brotherhood I..<ldgeNo.269 F74 Eugene E. "Pat" McFarland, Hermon Lodge No. 187 F75 Jimmie L. Moreland, Neosho Lodge No. 247 F76 J. Edward Blinn, Webster Lodge No. 98 F77 Arvid E. Critchfield, Northeast Lodge No. 643 Subdivision I I - Part Two Eighth Renewals H28 Marvin G. Shull, Rising Sun Lodge No. 13 Subdivision I I - Part Two Ninth Renewals 116 Arnold J. Millner, Ferguson Lodge No. 542 Subdivision I I - Part Two Eleventh Renewals K7 Dale C. Motter, Adair Lodge No. 366

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Arthur R. Cullor, Unionville Lodge No. 210 K9 Morris S. Sheeks, Progress Lodge No. 657 KlO James W. Dougan, Rosendale Lodge No. 404 Subdivision I I - Part Three Originals 515 Bill D. Spiva, Neosho Lodge No. 247 516 Carmon L. Williams, Salem Lodge No. 225 517 Harold K. Fretwell, Williamstown Lodge No. 370 518 Willard D. Hetzler, Monticello Lodge No. 58 519 Christopher J. Rollins, MagnoliaEuclid Lodge No. 626 520 Carl E. Carter Webster Groves Lodge No. 84


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Subdiviaion I I· Pari Three . Fint Renewals A356 Elmer D. Copeland, Freedom Lodge No. 636 A357 James H. Cockerham, Clayton Lodge, No 601 A358 John E. Chipman, Fenton Lodge No. 281

Lodge No. 78 E1l3 Bernard M.W. Scial'One, Pyramid Lodge No. 180 E1l4 Robert E. Hammond, Webb City Lodge No. 512 8ubdivi8ion I I • Pari Three

Sisth Renewal. F71

Eugene E. "Pat" McFarland, Hermon Lodge No. 187 F72 Royal E. Osgood, Brotherhood Lodge No. 269 F73 Charles M. Benedict, Wellston Lodge No. 613 F74 J. Edward Blinn, Webster Lodge No. 98 8ubdivi8ion I I • Pari Three

Ninth Renewala 116 474

B260 Gary E. McLallen, Christian Lodge No. 392 B261 William E. Bl'Oggi, Blue Springs I.cdge No. 337

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C197 Frank L. Lennaman, Lane's Prairie LodBe No. 531 Cl98 Charles W. Leach, Forest Park Lodge No. 578 Subdin.ion I I· Part Three •

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D151 E. Wayne Milam, Huntsville Lodge No. 30

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EllO John W. McLoed, Clarksville Lodge No. 17 E111 Logan E. Wing, Jr., St. Joseph

William V. McCollum, Solomon Lodge No. 271

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Dl46 Frederick A. Troxel, Jr., Blue Springs Lodge No. 337 D147 Paul 'furner, Solomon Lodge No. 271 Dl48 <Void Number) D149 Richard W. Goff, Clifton Heights Lodge No. 520 Dl50 Melvin L. Hall, Pollock Lodge No.

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Francis M. Kunkler, Gate of the Temple Lodge No. 422 Noel Scott, Hebron Lodge No. 354 Thomas F. Satterly, Ferguson Lodge No. 542 William E. Gilstrap, Joplin Lodge No. 335 John E. Russow, Carthage Lodge No. 197 Fred Morrow, Alpha Lodge No. 659 James A. Unger, Twilight Lodge No. 114 John L. Fowler, Fenton Lodge No. 281 Carl E. Carter, Webster Groves Lodge No. 84 Marlin F. Slagle, Nodaway Lodge No. 470 R. L. Tichenor, Rising Sun Lodge No. 13 Charles O. Bridges, Crescent Hill Lodge No. 368 Edward P. Hutson, Rose Hill Lodge No. 550 J ames Greco, Sr., St. Louis Lodge No. 20 Gary L. Benskin, Solomon Lodge No. 271


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Willard D. Hetzler, Monticello Lodge No. 58 490 Gary G. Gooch, Colony Lodge No. 168 491 James C. Rodgers, Belton Lodge No. 450 492 Joseph B. Corbin, Marlborough Lodge No. 569 493 Charles W. Hummel, Twilight Lodge No. 114 494 Hillis D. Crowell, Acacia Lodge No. 602 495 Gary G. Page, Bolivar Lodge No. 195 496 Bill D. Spiva, Neosho Lodge No. 247 497 Joseph F. Wiegert, Pomegranate Lodge No. 95 A225 Bernard M.W. Sciarone, Tuscan Lodge No. 360 A226 Joe I. Willhite, Joplin Lodge No. 335 Subdivision m路 Second Renewal B120 Clarence W. Wieland, Rolla Lodge No. 213 B121 Forest W. Dugan, Angerona LodgeSubdivision III . First Renewals A215 William W. Forrester, East Gate Lodge No. 630 A216 John M. Hedrick, Alpha Lodge No. 659 A217 Gary M. Hinderks, Lathrop Lodge No. 506 A218 Russell J. Schell, Criterion Lodge No. 586 A219 Guy David Wheelock, Twilight Lodge No. 114 A220 Harold L. Davis, Grand River Lodge No. 276 A221 Farell D. Sexson, Jewel Lodge No. 480 A222 John L. House, Mansfield Lodge No. 543 A223 Dan E. Ream, Mansfield Lodge No. 543 A224 John Cook, Twilight Lodge No. 114 A225 Bernard M.W. Sciarone, Tuscan Lodge No. 360

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A226 Joe I. Willhite, Joplin Lodge No. 335

Subdivision ill . Second Renew'" B120 Clarence W. Wieland, Rolla Lodge No. 213 B121 Forest W. Dugan, Angerona Lodge 193 B122 Robert H. Stewart, Cuba Lodge No. 312 B123 James G. Wade, Twilight Lodge No. 114 Bl24 Randy E. Jennings, Bernie Lodge No. 573 Subdivision ill . Third Renewals C61 Cleo E. Tapscott, East Gate Lodge No. 620 C62 William E. Brenneman, Laclede Lodge No. 83 C63 Ervin A. Drewing, MagnoliaEuclid Lodge No. 626 C64 Hugh E. Shubert, Sheffield Lodge No. 625 C65 Jacob C. Baird, Mountain Grove Lodge No. 158 C66 Charles H. Moore, Pythagoras Lodge No. 383 C67 Robert S. Alexander, Branson Lodge No. 587 C68 Virgil E. Bradley, Clinton Lodge No. 548 C69 Warren E. Carr, Mineral Lodge No. 471 Subdivision ill . Fourth Renewals D1 Stanton T. Brown, Buckner Lodge No. 501 D2 J. Edward Blinn, Webster Lodge No. 98 D3 Charles E. Scheurich, Acacia Lodge No. 602 D4 Dale E. Ludwig, Algabil Lodge No. 544 D5 Eugene E. "Pat" McFarland, Hermon Lodge No. 187 D6 Clarence L. Alumbaugh, Buckner Lodge No. 501 Stanton T. Brown, II, Buckner D7 Lodge No. 501 D8 Marvin G. Shull, Rising Sun Lodge No. 13


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Paul K. Kawakami. Heroine Lodge No. 104

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Charles W. Leach. Forest Park Lodge No. 578

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RELIEF AND CHARITY 7b the Grand Lodge AF. & AM. ofMissouri: BRETHREN:

The Committee on Relief and Charity is composed of three members of the Masonic Home of Missouri Board of Directors. The committee is appointed under Section 5.090 of the By Laws of the Grand Lodge by the Grand Master and meets monthly at the same location as that of the Masonic Home Board or at the call of the Chainnan to consider requests properly submitted to it by a subordinate Lodge for financial assistance and relief to worthy eligible cases. The Grand Lodge at its last Annual Communication in Jefferson City, Mi880Uri on September 24 and 25, 1990 budgeted $15,000.00 for the worx of the committee and $15,000.00 was appropriated and forwarded to the committee during the year. Following is the report of the financial activities of the Committee from July I, 1990 to June 30, 1991, inclusive. Carondelet Manor Nursing Home Charleston Lodge No. 407, A F. & A M. Cold Spring Lodge No. 274, A. F. & AM. Cooper Lodge No. 36, A. F. & A M. De Soto Lodge No. 119, A. F. & A. M. Forest Park Lodge No. 578, A. F. & A. M. Gate City Lodge No. 522, A. F. & A. M. Granby Lodge No. 514, A. F. & A. M. Joachim Lodge No. 164, A. F. & A. M. Paul Revere Lodge No. 330, A F. & A. M. Robert Bums Lodge No. 496, A.F. & A M. Solomon Lodge No. 271, A F. & A. M. Troy Lodge No. 34, A. F. & A. M. Thtal Disbursements Balance in the Bank July 1, 1990 Received from Grand Lodge Interest received on account SubThtal Service Charge on account Thtal Income Checks issued for relief

$ 2,164.25 1,250.00 300.00 800.00 600.00 2,750.00 2,500.00 1,200.00 1,500.00 1,000.00 250.00 1,500.00 ~

$16114.25

$ 2,200.83 $15,000.00

illM $17,338.39 34.91 $17303.48 16,114.23


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11 189.23 Respectfully submitted, Sn;PHEN B. GIVENS, Sec-1reas FRANK AMEs ARNOLD, Chairman WILFRED W. BECKETI', Sr. DALE C. MOTI'ER

REPORT OF TIlE MASONIC BOARDS OF RELIEF 1b the Grand Lodge A.R & A.M. ofMissouri.' BRETHREN:

The committee submits the following report of the St. Louis and St. Louis County Board of Relief which is the only Board of Relief functioning. TO THE MOST WORSHIPFUL GRAND LODGE OF ANCIENT FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS: The St. Louis and St. Louis County Masonic Board of Rehef submits the following report: During the past year we have not been called on for many services. We have only performed two courtesy Masonic funeral services. It appears that the requests for Masonic funeral services are becoming fewer and fewer. We have loaned a few wheel chairs, walkers, and canes. The request for these items are few. ST. LOUIS & ST. LOUIS COUNTY MASONIC BOARD OF RELIEF STATEMENT OF RECEIPTS AND DISBURSEMENTS FROM JULY 1, 1990 TO JUNE 30, 1991

$ 2,667.78

Balance June 30, 1990 Interest

1,459.42

Closed checking account at Mercantile Bank

2,799.06

C DDEPOSITS Commerce Bank #017-119123 Boatmans #25818 Boatmans #2604649 Boatmans #2949200 U. S. Savings Bond #D8882045H

$5,587.22 1,473.20 1,000.00 9,000.00 500.00


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U. S. Savings Bond ID8882044H 'Ibtal C D DISBURSEMENTS Opened account at Reliance Federal 8-30-90 Service Charge 9-30-90 Service Charge 10-20-90 Checks from Reliance Federal 10-8-90 # 93 Gerald Burnworth 10-8-90 # 94 Mrs. Betty Belli 10-8-90 I 95 George R. Woods 10-8-90 I 96 Masonic 'Thmple 6-4-91

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I 101 Mercantile Bank

500.00 $1806042 $24,986.68 $2,799.06 13.55 14.00 11.47 40.00 500.00 200.00 500.00

(supplies)

(safe deposit)

18.00

$409608

TOTAL EXPENSES

$20,890.60

TOTAL ASSETS JUNE 30, 1991 June 30, 1991 Checking Account

$2,830.18 Fraternally submitted, GERALD W. BURNWORTH, Pres. JAMES C. EASTON, VICe Pres. JAMES H. MILLER, Treasurer

The members of the Committee of Masonic Boards of Relief wish to express their appreciation for being honored to serve on the committee. Fraternally submitted, MILLER J. GRIMES,

Chairman

LoNG. ORR RICHARD

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GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI REPORT OF THE COMMI1TEE ON YOUTH 7b the Grand Lodge AR & AM. ofMissouri:

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This past year has been extremely pleasant and rewarding for the members of the Grand Lodge Committee on Youth. Under the guidance and direction of our "Youthful" Grand Master, Most Worshipful Brother Daniel F. Cole, our Grand Lodge has made great strides in recognizing the need for and implementation of t.he support of our Masonic Youth Organizations. Your Committee members agree with our Grand Master that the youth of our country and specifically those of our Masonic Youth Groups are an integral part of the future success of our Fraternity. We have continued the Grand Master's Masonic Youth Award program, and were fortunate that our Grand Master was able to be personally present at each of the Youth Group's annual convocations. Grand Master Cole personally presented the award to Miss Janis Lee Francis of the International Order of Job's Daughters and to Miss Melissa Virginia Terry of the International Order of Rainbow for Girls. The recipient from the International Order of DeMolay, Scott W. McSwain, was unable to attend the Missouri State Conclave, but was notified of his selection while in his hospital bed in Kansas City and Grand Master Cole presented the award in absentia. The recommendations for the award were again numerous and the nominees all highly qualified. We join the Grand Master in congratulating each of these young people and in urging them to continue their good works. We believe the Grand Master's Masonic Youth Award program is outstanding and should definitely be continued. However, we also finnly believe that our Fraternity should provide more than just recognition to these young people. There is also a serious need of support in the fonn of our time and finances. Each member of our Fraternity is strongly urged to seek out a Bethel, Assembly or Chapter and volunteer whatever time they have available. This suggestion is of particular importance in light of recent developments by these youth groups in allowing their advisors to be non-Masonic. Lest we heed this warning, we may very well lose one of our most important resources, the strong ties we have with our youth groups. Additionally, this Committee agrees with Grand Master Cole that it is time for this Grand Lodge to come forward and actively lend financial support to all three youth groups. For this reason we have recommended to the Ways and Means Committee that each of the three youth groups be remembered and included in the Grand Lodge's annual budget. Brethren, it is time for each member of our Fraternity to take an active role in planning for the future of Masonry in Missouri. Giving of your time, your money and recognition to these youth groups are the first steps toward assuring a healthy and prosperous Grand Lodge into the next century. Respectfully submitted JAMES J. GIBBONS LIONEL GoEDE

RON L. ZUMALT DAVID E. WILSON,

MEL MUELLER

Chairman


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Report of Special Committees REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON MASONIC CHILDREN'S MIRACLE NETWORK To the Grand Lodge AF. & AM. ofMissouri: BRETRREN:

The Children's Miracle Network was started by the Osmond Family in 1983 to raise money for children's hospitals throughout the United States and Canada. In 1990 the 61st Masonic District raised approximately $29,000 for St. Louis children's and Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospitals. It was the directive of most Worshipful Daniel F. Cole that the Missouri Masons raise money state-wide for Children's Hospital in 1991. This was the first endeavor of this magnitude that we Masons undertook. There are six (6) hospitals that participate in this fund raiser in Missouri. St. Louis Children's Hospital and Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, University Hospital in Columbia, Kansas University Hospital in Kansas City, Lester Cox Hospital in Springfield and Freeman Hospital in Joplin. In order to acquaint the Brethren and solicit their participation, I traveled extensively throughout the state. The Masonic Fraternity responded by raising over $90,000 state wide. There were activities in the rural areas that were most gratifying. I cannot list all of the activities for lack of time and space. There were auctions, BBQs, Mexican dinners, steak dinners, collections at grocery stores, Wal-Mart and K-Mart, just to name a few. A quarter for each mistake of officers in opening and closing. $1.00 limit per opening and closing. A dinner at West Plains hosted by Rite Worshipful Brother James Gibson - between 75 and 85 people attended. The No.1 fund raiser was Lewis and Clark raising $10,000. The No.2 fund raiser was Ferguson Lodge raising $7,893.91. The Northwest Missouri Masons with Committeeman Brother Thrry Kneller was the No. 2 local sponsor for K. U. Hospital. The Springfield area raised a large sum of money for Lester Cox Hospital - Brother Bob Dethow committeeman. The 44th Masonic District, Rite Worshipful Brother Bill Gilstrap committeeman participated 100% for Freeman Hospital. The Children's Miracle Network was very, very pleased with our support. We received a lot of publicity via news articles and television, as well as being visible to the public. Thanks to all of the committeemen and all of the Brethren who helped make this a big success and made possible the phrase "Everyone should create at least one miracle in their lifetime".


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Fraternally

H. BRANSON, State Chairman Masonic Children's Miracle Network

WAYNE

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SCHOOLS To the Grand Lodge A.R & A.M. of Mi~souri: BRETHREN:

In keeping with our report of the past two years, our committee continues to urge the formation of Masonic related youth groups at the high school and college levels and to monitor issues and events relating to the separation of church and state. A primary challenge facing Freemasonry remains that of interesting youth in the great traditions of our brotherhood and nurturing that interest to provide a new generation of dedicated members. We believe that meeting this challenge is important for future lodge membership, but even more important is the role that Freemasonry can play in providing a sense of community, values, and support for the youth of Missouri and our nation. Widespread drug and alcohol abuse and high drop-out rates are two of the most tragic symptoms signifying that many of the young people in our public schools are adrift. These young people are in need of precisely the values and reinforcing mortar that Masonic fellowship provides. The Blue Lodges must take the initiative to ameliorate these problems. Local Lodges can, and should, develop close relationships with our public secondary schools to provide education and incentives to abstain from alcohol and drugs, and to complete the minimum essential -- a high school diploma. Each of us must take a more proactive stance in reaching out to the young people that we know so that they are made aware as soon as possible of the values we espouse and the rewards of our beliefs. Masonic sponsored youth organizations such as Order of DeMolay, Order of the Rainbow and Job's Daughters are active and vital organizations. Nevertheless, continued erosion of lodge membership underscores the need to make a more direct connection between students and the membership oflocal Lodges. The equal access principle defined by congress provides that public schools with an open forum may not exclude student groups on the basis of emphasis or practice of religion. Thus, student groups such as the Masonic Collegian Organization founded at Northeast Missouri State University could be expanded compatibly into junior and senior high schools. If founded, these groups will serve a dual purpose. They will provide a more direct conduit for familiarizing students with our Masonic traditions. In addition, such groups will provide the pool of candidates for our future


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Lodge members and officers. Without this new pool, the inevitable is a further decline in Lodge membership. ,The discussions concerning the separation of Church and State as they relate to public education are intensifying in light of President Bush's proposals for the reform of public education. Concern is primarily focused upon a proposal to federally subsidize school choice which would enable parents to choose to send their children to any public or private school. The pressures of such an educational free market, it is theorized, would push the schools to improve. The main controversy surrounds the suggestion that the cost of the parents' choice be paid by the federal government either through a federal tax credit or a voucher. A tax credit is a dollar-for-dollar deduction against the federal tax owed after one has claimed other deductions. A voucher is piece of paper which a parent would receive from the government and then use to pay tuition at the school, with the school submitting the voucher to the government for payment. The representatives of many private and church-related schools are strong advocates of choice, vouchers, and tax credits. We must be careful, therefore, not to allow the rhetoric of self-interest to obscure a reasoned discussion of what is truly best for our children and our society in the long-run. Masons have a tradition of supporting public education and we must continue to support efforts to improve the quality of that education. Nevertheless, we must be vigilant that school reform not be achieved at the expense of the First Amendment of the United States Constitution. Respectfully submitted Public School Committee DR. G. HUGH WAMBLE DR. M. GRAHAM CLARK LESLIE F. DENNEY ALBERT J. ELFRANK ELVIS A. MOONEY, P.G.M. DR. CHARLES J. MCCLAIN, Chairman

REPORT OF THE COMMl1TEE ON RECOGNITION OF FOREIGN GRAND LODGES To the Grand Lodge A./i: & AM. ofMissouri: BRETHREN:

The Committee on Recognition of Foreign Grand Lodges gained its information for this report from its own personal contacts with foreign


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Grand Lodges, the Commission on Information for Recognition of the Conference of Grand Masters of Masons in North America, and from information supplied by R. W. By'other Terry C. Alexander, Grand Secretary. While we are confronted by a steady decline in Masonic membership around the world, the committee is happy to report that the fraternity is steadily extending itself into more and more dark corners of the world. This is especially true on the European Masonic scene. With the end of Cold War, and a change in the attitudes of certain governments, Freemasonry is beginning to appear in several countries where it has been suppressed or non-existent. A hunger for Masonic philosophy has manifested itself in several unexpected places, sometimes in the face of opposition from certain religious leaders and church doctrines. The Grand Lodge of Missouri re('ognizes 108 Foreign Grand Lodges, which is more than any other Grand Lodge in the United States of America. Louisiana is second with 105 and North Dakota is third with 101. The committee has five more Grand Lodges it now offers for your consideration to recognize and exchange representatives. BRAZIL The Grand Lodge of Missouri now recognizes 25 Grand Lodges in Brazil, including the Grand Lodge of Goias. The government of Brazil divided the state of Goias and created a new State of Tocantins. As a result, a new Grand Lodge of Tocantins was formed and duly constituted on November 5, 1989, by the Grand Lodge of Goias. The committee, therefore, recommends that we extend recognition to the Grand Loja Maconica do Estado de Tocantions. CZECHOSLOVAKIA The Grand Lodge of Czechoslovakia was originally organized in February, 1923, but was suppressed by Hitler in 1939 and again by the government in 1951. However, it was reestablished in a ceremony in Prague on November 17, 1990, by the Grand Lodge of Austria, which Missouri recognizes. Therefore, the committee recommends that we extend recognition to the reestablished Grand Lodge of Czechoslovakia (Velika Loze Ceskoslovenska). HUNG路ARY The Grand Lodge of Hungary was organized in 1989, and is recognized by most of the Grand Lodges in Europe, including the United Grand Lodge of England, and the National Grand Lodge of France. The committee,


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therefore, recommends that the Grand Lodge of Missouri extend recognition to this Grand Lodge, and the exchange of Grand Representatives. PORTUGAL The Grande Loge Nationale Francaise constituted a District Grand Lodge in Portugal on June 30, 1991, and later on June 29, 1991, constituted the Grand Lodge of Portugal. It is made up entirely of Portuguese Nationals and should receive the recognition of our Grand Lodge. The committee, therefore, recommends that we extend recognition to the Grand Lodge of Portugal. YUGOSLAVIA

Based on information received from the Commission on Infonnation for Recognition, the committee feels that it is justified in recommending that Missouri extend recognition to the reorganized Grand Lodge of Yugoslavia, which was originally formed in Belgrade in 1919. Like many other Middle European countries it experienced several ups and downs with the Hitler regime and its own government. The present Grand Lodge was reinstituted by the Grand Master of the Untied Grand Lodge of Germany on June 26, 1990, and the commission states that it is regular and entitled to recognition. The committee, therefore, recommends that we extend recognition to this Grand Lodge. Fraternally submitted, BRUCE H. HUNT, P. G. M., Chairman HERMAN A. ORLICK, P. G. M. MARTIN TOYBES, P. M.

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON SPEAKERS BUREAU To the Grand Lodge A.,F. & A.M. ofMissouri: BRETHREN:

It is the responsibility of your Speakers Bureau to enhance the communications capacity of the Grand Master by taking at his direction appropriate messages concerning Grand Lodge programs and activities to the Subordinate Lodges, as well as, to provide dynamic and entertaining speakers for those Subordinate Lodges upon the request of their officers. During the year we have been very successful in adding a number of


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strong speakers - on a wide variety of subjects - to our Roster of available programs. Your Speakers Bureau has been given the opportunity to provide in excess of 100 programs at the invitation of the officers of Missouri Lodges. Our roster of knowledgeable speakers includes Past and Present Grand Lodge Officers, several of our dynamic Past Masters, the Chairmen and key members of various Grand Lodge Committees and in addition a long list of outstanding Masons who have special interests and abilities which allow them to address topics that are sometimes serious, sometimes humorous but always interesting and entertaining. Our Charge from the Grand Master and the Grand Lodge of AF & AM of Missouri continues to be to develop a capable corps of excellent speakers whose function it is to communicate and to entertain! We are working diligently and making real progress in the accomplishment of that task. Fraternally submitted,

J. HILL EARL K. DILLE PHILLIP O. KEv THOMAS H. MCCULLV, Co-chairman PAUL TOBIAS, Chairman

WILLIAM

M.W. Grand Master Cole entertained a motion that the printed reports of the Standing and Special Committees be received, accepted and printed in the PROCEEDINGS. The motion was made, seconded and by vote of the Grand Lodge ACCEPTED.

REPORT OF OFFICERS M.W. Grand Master Cole stated that the Reports of the Grand Auditor, Grand Treasurer, Grand Lecturer and Grand Secretary were pre-printed in the Booklet distributed on Monday: September 30, 1991. Grand Master Cole asked that if there was any supplemental information to add to these reports that the officer should report to the East at that time. The preprinted and supplemental reports are as follows:


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REPORT OF THE AUDITOR To the Grand Lodge A.R & A.M. ofMissouri: BRETHREN:

We have audited the accompanying Balance Sheet of the Grand Lodge at October 14, 1990 and the related statement of Revenues, Expenses and Changes in Fund Balances for the year then ended. These financial statements are the responsibility of the Grand Lodge officers. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these statements based upon our audit. We conducted our audit in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards. Those standards require that we plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financial statements are free of material misstatement. An audit includes examining, on a test basis, evidence supporting the amounts and disclosures in the financial statements. An audit also includes assessing the accounting principles used as well as evaluating the overall financial statement presentation. We believe that our audit provides a reasonable basis for our opinion. As discussed in Note 1, to the financial statements, a provision for depreciation is not provided in the accounts of the Grand Lodge. Purchases of capital equipment including the Grand Lodge building has been charged to expense when acquired. In our opinion, except for the effects of unrecorded depreciation as discussed in the preceding paragraph, the financial statements referred to in the first paragraph present fairly, in all material respects, the financial position of the Grand Lodge at October 14, 1990 and the results of its operations for the year then ended in confonnity with generally accepted accounting principles. ROBERT

H. AsBURY

GRAND LODGE A.F. & A.M. OF MISSOURI BALANCE SHEET OCTOBER 14, 1990 ASSETS Unrestricted Fund Cash Restricted Funds - Investments General Permanent Disaster & Relief

$ 131,576. ·············

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Endowment Membership Endowment

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24,846. 15,478. 1,403,065.

Land, Buildings & Equipment (Note 1) $1,534,641

LIABILITIES & FlfND BALANCES Unrestricted Fund Due Masonic Home - Net Fund Balance

$49,076. 82,50.0 $ 131,576.

Restricted Funds -

1,403,065. $1,534,641.

See notes to financial statements: STATEMENT OF REVENUE, EXPENSES AND CHANGES IN FUND BALANCES YEAR ENDED OCTOBER 14, 1990 Funds Unrestricted Restricted Revenues Per Capita $577,185 Insurance - Net 183. Interest........................................ 4,589 $ 106,693. Transfer - Interest 19,420 (19,420.) Other ~~O,OOO (20,000.) Masonic Home Expense Reimbursement ,~6,367 Gain on Sale of Assets 80 Contributions 58,590 61>7,744.

Expenses Program Services 235,734....... Management & General.. .467,320. Other................................................................ 703,054.

Total $577,185. 183. 111,282. . . . . .

46,367. 80. 58,590.

125,943.

793,687.

17,000

252,734. 467,320. 7,792.

7,792. 24,792.

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Exc~ss ~evenue or (Expense) Begmmng Fund Balances

(35,310.) 117,810

101,151. 1,301,914

65,841. 1,419,724.

Ending Fund Balance

$ 82,500 $1,403,065

$1,485,565.

See notes to financial statements: STATEMENT OF EXPENSES UNRESTRICTED FUND YEAR ENDED OCTOBER 14, 1990 Program Services Masonic Home Per Capita Tax ··.··············· . Masonic Home Initiation Fee George Washington Memorial Assoc . ·.··············.. ·· D.D.G.M. & D.D.G.L. Visits Masonic Service Association ·······.. ······..···· . Relief and Charity . Masonic Education ··················..··· .. By Laws & Ritual

$158,958. 22,780. 5,695. 7,680. 8,521. 15,000. 12,000. 5,100. 235,734.

Management & General Salaries & Wages Employee Benefits & Payroll Taxes Conferences & Meetings Printing & Publications Travel - Mileage & Per Diem Postage & Shipping Supplies ~quipment & Maintenance Long Range Planning Public Relations Telephone Dues Cards Accounting Fees Occupancy Other

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117,450. 34,360. 76,836. 70,832. 68,991. 23,962. 20,728. 16,170. 5,477. 12,000. 6,443. 7,222. 2,236. 10,837. (6,224.) $467,320.

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STATEMENT OF REVENUES &. EXPENSES AND CHANGES IN FUND BALANCES - RESTRICTED FUNDS YEAR ENDING OCTOBER 14, 1990 Disaster Revenues Contributions Interest. Gain on Sale of Assets Net-Grand Lodge Transfer

Expenses Custodian Fee Amortization Grand Lodge of California Rogersville, MO California, MO

General

Permanent

& Relief

$ fi9,876 8. (20,000.)

$ 20,529 3

$ 39,127. . 13,709. . 43.

49,884.

2,871.

52,879.

4,896. 16.

1,622

4,912.

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1,116.

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10,000. 5,000. 2,000.

1,622.

18,116.

Net Increase or (Decrease) Beginning Fund Balances

44,972....... 1,249. 899,481. 241,083

34,763. 141,193.

Ending Fund Balances

$H44,453

$242,332

$175,956.

STATEMENT OF REVENUES &EXPENSES AND CHANGES IN FUND BALANCES - RESTRICTED FUNDS YEAR ENDING OCTOBER 14, 1990 Endf)wment Membership Fund Endowment Total Revenued $14,800 $ 4,663 $ 58,590. Contributions Interest........................................ 728. 1,851. 106,693. Gain on Sale of Assets 26. 80. Net-Grand Lodge Transfer 0,759.) (39,420.) Expenses Custodian Fees Amortization Grand Lodge of California See notes to financial statements:

15,528.

4,781.

50.

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Rogersville, MO California, MO 50 Excess Revenue or (Expense).......... Beginning Fund Balances Ending Fund Balances

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5,000. 2,000.

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24,792.

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92

15,478.........

4,689 20,157

101,151. 1,301,914.

$24,846

$1,403,065.

$15,478

See notes to financial statements: NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS OCTOBER 14, 1990 1.

Summary of Significant Accounting Policies The financial statements have been prepared on the basis fund accounting. Unrestricted or current funds are assets and revenue available for current operations. Restricted funds are assets to be used for designated purposes. Currently income from the permanent and endowment funds is transferred to the unrestricted fund. Conversely transfers are made to the general fund of excess cash in the unrestricted fund and then transferred back when needed. This net transfer may increase or decrease the general fund. During the current year the general fund transferred an excess of 20,000. to the unrestricted fund. The Grand Lodge accounts do not provide for depreciation, and land, building and equipment are expensed as acquired.

2.

Investments are summarized as follows Cost $ 805.944 U.S. Government & Agencies Temporary Cash Investments.................. 597,121.

Market Value $ 805,944. 601,964.

$1,403,065.

$1,407,908.

3. The Grand Lodge qualifies as a not for profit corporation under section 501 (C) (10) of the Internal Revenue Code and is not subject to income tax.


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REPORT OF TIlE GRAND LECTURER To the Grand Lodge A..F. & A.M. of MIssouri: BRETHREN:

Herewith is submitted my 19th annual report as required by the Constitution and By-Laws of the Grand Lodge. It has been my pleasure once again to enjoy a trouble free year of travel throughout this Grand Jurisdiction and to once again visit officially each district in our great State of Missouri. some once others two or three times as the need seemed to warrant. The word has come to me that there are a good many of our lodges that are not able to find anyone close by to give the lecture to a new candidate. This is distressing news and makes us aware of the fact that should we have a number of new candidates knock at our doors we would not be prepared to do the necessary work required of us to make good men better men. This kind of news has caused some of our Grand Lodge Officers to suggest that we might want to put our lectures on video recordings and thereby make them available to all of the lodges. The suggestion being that the new candidate is entitled to the very best we can give him and of course he has paid his initiation fee and is so entitled. Another suggestion has been that we might want to confer the degrees on a group (as in a class using one as the candidate and the others observe) the same reasons given as in the case stated above. It has also been suggested that there be a traveling lodge program allowing several weak lodges to fonn into an agreement whereby they could hold meetings in a given area traveling from one lodge hall to another in order to be able to do thE~ir work in an orderly manner. This suggestion has merit by allowing them to retain their identity. I want to remind you, my Brethren, again this year of how important it is that we apply ourselves to the work of learning a lecture or charge. When you do so you are setting in motion good learning habits, enlarging your vocabulary, expanding horizons of contemplation and thought, adapting concepts set forth in these beautiful lectures to situations which are thrust upon you in the profane wtlrld. Not only are you improving the level of proficiency in your lodge, or making a favorable impression upon a candidate or a new brother, but that which is committed to memory becomes a part of you. I would encourage again every Worshipful Master who at this time has to go outside (If his own lodge to find someone to perform any of the degree work or lectures to challenge someone in his own lodge to memorize the work needed and thereby improve the standard of performance of his lodge. "Working Masons" stimulate interest of men outside the lodge and renews enthusiasm of those within.


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As I have traveled this past year I have been infonned that a number of the lodges have received an increase in the number of petitions and some of our lodges who have not had degree work for some time are now finding themselves working with new candidates. This could very well be as a result of the new program started this year by the Committee on Public Relations, entitled "Focus on the Future with Freemasonry." It would appear that the lodges who have used this program are the ones who have had new candidates. This new growth is encouraging. Therefore we should be ready to do our degree work well. I appreciate the many invitations extended to me and regret that I was unable to accept a number of them; however, I do feel that my responsibility to the Grand Lodge and the Subordinate Lodges is in teaching of the ritual and I do not feel I should cancel a school in order to attend those special occasions when my schedule is made more than three months in advance. My thanks for those invitations and perhaps I will be able to attend some of them in the future. The schools held quarterly in five different areas of the state serve a necessary function in maintaining an excellent level of proficiency among those District Deputy Grand Lecturers who have continued to support this effort. I want to thank those lodges who have been so good to us in the ritual to allow us to use their lodges for our schools of instruction. Those lodges are Sedalia and Granite at Sedalia; Cameron; Chillicothe; Poplar Bluff; Sikeston; Gate of the Temple, United and Solomon, all of Springfield; Hannibal and St. John's at Hannibal; Palestine at St. Charles; Mexico; Rising Sun, Kansas City; and Hope Lodge at Washington. To the District Deputy Grand Lecturers, I am deeply grateful for that vital bond of communication and good will which you help maintain by your hard work and dedication on behalf of the Grand Lodge. That dedication is spelled out in thousands of miles of travel and untold amounts of time and money with no thought of receiving anything other than a "Thank You", from a brother and the personal fulfillment when your duties have been properly discharged. Without you, I would be unable to carry on the work entrusted to me as your Grand Lecturer. To the District Deputy Grand Masters, my thanks to you for the support that you give to me and the District Deputy Grand Lecturers; for those many times that I have asked you for assistance in your districts and not one of you has failed to give me your help. You are a great group of fellows and I appreciate so very much your support of us. For the fifth consecutive year we held a statewide Round Robin in five areas of the state. We enjoyed the opportunity to see and watch the Brethren in those areas battle over the top spot. The winners were as follows: W. Frank Roszell, Buckner No. 501; David G. Cotter, Gate of the Temple No. 422; Robert E. Plummer, Mo. Commonwealth No.1; Vincent J. Sciara II, Raytown No. 391; Christopher J. Rollins, Magnolia-Euclid No.


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626; All of these Brethren came to Columbia at the Grand Lodge Office Building on May 4th and there competed for the top spot in the State of Missouri for the year 1991. The one who kept his concentration to the last and the declared winner was Worshipful Brother Robert E. Plummer, Past Master of Missouri - Commonwealth No. 1. A considerable amount of my time this year has been spent working with the Ritual Committee on the Development of the New Missouri Cipher which was authorized by Grand Lodge at the 1990 Annual Communication. We worked at the onset to update the Code Book that was authorized by edict last year; later we developed what is at this time (August 6th) at the Ovid Bell Printing Press preparing to be printed. If Freemasonry is going to be something other than just another social do-good organization, then distinC'tives which have been taught to Freemasons for over two hundred and fifty years must remain at the top of our list of requirements and living by the principles of brotherly love, relief and truth will help to carry us through our present crisis and Freemasons will not have to worry about our future. 1b the Grand Lodge Officers I am most thankful for your many acts of kindness towards me. The Brethren of our lodges can only know in part of the many hours you give to them and to the Grand Lodge. We own to you much thanks. 1b the Great Architect of the Universe I give thanks for his watch care over me and all of us for another year. Thank you, my Brethren, for your support of me and my office of Grand Lecturer. May he who watches over us all continue to smile upon us with favor. God bless you all. Fraternally yours STANTON

T. BROWN, Grand Lecturer

REPORT OF THE GRAND SECRETARY TERRY C. ALEXANDER

To the Grand Lodgt:: A.F. & A.M. ofMissouri: BRETHREN:

In accordance with the law and practices of the Grand Lodge, A.F. and A.M. of Missouri, I submit for the consideration of the members of our Grand Lodge the report of my official acts as Grand Secretary and the work of the Grand Lodge Office Staff for the year 1990-1991. GRAND REPRESENTATIVES: M.W. Grand Master Daniel F. Cole accepted the recommendations of the respective Grand Masters and Grand Lodges and appointed Grand


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Representatives of the Grand Lodge of Missouri near other Grand Lodges. The Certificates of Commission were prepared and mailed for presentation to: Grand Lodge of Nebraska - T. Leo Stines Grand Lodge of Thnnessee - Roy C. Murdock Grand Lodge of New York - Paul Rogers Grand Lodge of Rio de Janeiro - Nilo Verdi-Ala Do Prado Henrique Grand Lodge of Rio Grande do Sal - Luiz Antonio Palazzo Grand Lodge of Delaware - Benjamin F. Lloyd M.W. Grand Master Daniel F. Cole honored Master Masons of Missouri Lodges with the recommendation that they be commissioned Grand Representatives of the Grand Lodges near the Grand Lodge of Missouri as follows: Grand Lodge of Connecticut - George Paul White Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia - James B. Gibson, Sr. CONSOLIDATION AND MERGER OF LODGES lllmo No. 581 consolidated and merged into Harold O. Grauel No. 672 at Cape Girardeau on April 18, 1991. Joppa No. 411 consolidated and merged into Norwood No. 622 at Norwood on June 6, 1991. DISPENSATIONS 1990-1991 September 25, 1990 to Carl M. Wagoner, Worshipful Master of Salem Lodge No. 225, for holding a Special Communication on October 28, 1990 for the purpose of Open Installation of Officers. September 26, 1990 to Steve Luecke, Worshipful Master of Jefferson Lodge No. 43, for holding a Special Communication on October 7, 1990 for the purpose of Installation of Officers. September 26, 1990 to James C. McGuire, Worshipful Master of Grain Valley Lodge No. 644, for holding a Special Communication on October 7, 1990 for the purpose of Open Installation of Officers. October 2, 1990 to Frank A. Arnold, R.W. Senior Grand Warden, for opening a Specific Communication of the Grand Lodge in the hall of Liberty Lodge No. 31 on October 7, 1990, for the purpose of conducting the re-enactment of the Grand Lodge Ceremony of Dedication of the Hall of Liberty Lodge. October 2, 1990 to Frank A. Arnold, R.W. Senior Grand Warden, for opening a Specific Communication of the Grand Lodge in the present meeting place of Savannah Lodge No. 71 on October 14, 1990, for the purpose of conducting the Grand Lodge Ceremony of Dedication of the new Masonic Temple of Savannah Lodge. October 3, 1990 to Galeon P. Campbell, Worshipful Master of Rolla


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Lodge No. 213, for holding a Special Communication on October 7, 1990, for the purpose of the Open Installation of Officers. October 9, 1990 to David Cotter, Worshipful Master of Gate of the Temple Lodge No. 422, for holding a Special Communication on October 13, 1990 at the outdoor site at Rice Memorial Camp on Table Rock Lake for the purpose of conferring the Degree of Master Mason on a proficient Fellow Craft. Said site was previously dedicated for Masonic use by M.W. Past Grand Master J. Edward Blinn. October 11, 1990 to Norman L. West, Worshipful Master of Buckner Lodge No. 501, for holding a Special Communication on October 14, 1990 for the purpose of the Open Installation of Officers. October 12, 1990 to Charles E. Riley, Worshipful Master of Thxas Lodge No. 17, for holding a Special Communication of Texas Lodge on October 21,1990 for the purpose of the Open Installation of Officers. October 16, 1990 to William Noce, Worshipful Master of Shekinah Lodge No. 256, for the purpose of Conferring the Degrees of Masonry on Earl G. Shoemaker. The Conferral of the Degrees is to be appropriate in consideration of the physical condition of the candidate and under the personal direction of the Grand Lecturer or a selected Master Mason. October 17, 1990 to John H. Carry, Worshipful Master of Raytown Lodge No. 391, for holding a Special Communication of Raytown Lodge on December 9, 1990 for the purpose of the Open Installation of Officers. October 17, 1990 to Guy Howard. Worshipful Master of Blue Springs Lodge No. 337, for holding a Special Communication of Blue Springs Lodge on December 9, 1990 for the purpose of the Open Installation of Officers. October 18, 1990 to George L. Chartrand, Worshipful Master of Olive Branch Lodge No. 576, for holding a Special Communication of Olive Branch Lodge on November 18, 1990 for the purpose of the Open Installation of Officers. October 19, 1990 to David L. Wilson, Worshipful Master of Clayton Lodge No. 601, for holding a Special Communication of Clayton Lodge On November 4, 1990, for the purpose of Installation of Officers. October 20, 1990 to J. Edward Blinn, Past Grand Master, for opening a Special Communication of the Grand Lodge in the Hall. of Clinton Lodge No. 548 on October 29, 1990, for the purpose of conducting the reenactment of the Grand Lodge Ceremony of Dedication of the Masonic Temple of Clinton Lodge. November 2, 1990 to Warren L. Rogers, Worshipful Master of Lane's Prairie Lodge No. 531, for holding a Special Communication of Lane's Prairie Lodge on November 11, 1990 for the purpose of the Open Installation of Officers. November 14, 1990 to Edwin J. Dumstorff, Worshipful Master of Rockhill Lodge No. 663, for holding a Special Communication of Rockhill Lodge on December 16, 1990 for the purpose of Installation of Officers.


1991 GRAND LOroE OF MISSOURI 147 November 28, 1990 to Gary Webster, Worshipful Master of St. James Lodge No. 230, for holding a Special Communication of St. James Lodge on December 2, 1990 for the purpose of the Open Installation of Officers. December 20, 1990 to Flavius Clark, Worshipful Master of Sarcoxie Lodge No. 293, for holding a Special Communication of Sarcoxie Lodge on January 6, 1991, for the purpose of the Open Installation of Officers. December 26, 1990 to Walter L. Walker, Past Grand Master, for holding a Special Communication of the Grand Lodge in the Hall of Stella Lodge No. 538 on February 4, 1991, for the purpose of conducting the Grand Lodge Ceremony of Dedication of the new Masonic Temple of Stella Lodge. December 28, 1990 to Daniel E. McNail, Worshipful Master of Viburnum Lodge No. 676, for holding a Special Communication of Viburnum Lodge on January 6, 1991, for the purpose of the Open Installation of Officers. January 15, 1991 to Frank A. Arnold, R.W. Senior Grand Warden, for opening a Specific Communication of the Grand Lodge in the Hall of Memphis Lodge on January 20, 1991, for the purpose of conducting the Grand Lodge Ceremony of Laying the Cornerstone of Scotland County Memorial Library. January 29, 1991 to Jimmy Munro, Worshipful Master of America-Good Hope Lodge No. 218, for the purpose of conferring the De~ees of Masonry on Thomas K. Houchin. The conferral is to be appropriate in consideration of the physical condition of the candidate and under the direction of the Grand Lecturer or a selected Master Mason. March 20, 1991 to John W. Patterson, Jr., Worshipful Master of Southwest Lodge No. 446, for holding a Special Communication of Southwest Lodge on August 10, 1991 at the outdoor site (previously dedicated for Masonic use) near Spout Springs at Southwest City. The purpose of this communication will be to host a degree team from Bethel Lodge No. 232 at Gravette, Arkansas which will confer the degree of Master Mason on their proficient Fellow Craft. April 12, 1991 to George W. Barbre, Worshipful Master of Composite Lodge No. 369, for the purpose of the conferral of the degrees of Fellow Craft and Master Mason on Benjamin Bennett. The conferral is to be appropriate in consideration of the physical condition of the candidate and under the direction of the Grand Lecturer or a selected Master Mason. May 1, 1991 to Robert W. Harper, District Deputy Grand Master 49th District, for opening a Specific Communication of the Grand Lodge in the Hall of Perryville Lodge No. 670 for the purpose of presiding over the Grand Lodge Ceremony of dedication for Masonic use the outdoor site located on the farm owned by Brothers Maurice and John Plunkett. Perryville Lodge win ask a degree team from the 49th district to confer the degree of Master Mason on a proficient Fellow Craft of Mystic Tie Lodge No. 221. May 1, 1991 to Maurice Plunkett, Worshipful Master of Perryville


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Lodge No. 670, for holding a Special Communication of Perryville Lodge at the outdoor site on the farm of Brother Plunkett, for the purpose of hosting a degree team from the 49th District which will confer the degree of Master Mason on a proficient Fellow Craft of Mystic Tie Lodge No. 221. The communication \\ill be held on ~June 15, 1991 after the dedication of the site for Masonic use by R.W. Brother Robert W. Harper, DDGM of the 49th District. May 13, 1991 to J. Edward Blinn, Past Grand Master, for opening a Specific Communication of the Grand Lodge in the Hall of Willard Lodge No. 620 on May 19, 1991, for the purpose of presiding over the Grand Lodge Ceremony of Laying the Cornerstone for the Presbyterian Church in Willard, Missouri. May 31, 1991 to Kevin Stow, Worshipful Master of Strafford Lodge No. 608, for holding a Specific Communication of Strafford Lodge on June 15, 1991 to confer the Degree of Master Mason on a proficient Fellow Craft at the outdoor site located at the farm owned by Brother Thm Comstock. Said farm was previously dedicated for Masonic use by Past Grand Master, J. Edward Blinn in 1972. June 3, 1991 to Donald G. Ferrell, Worshipful Master of Blackwell Lodge No. 535, for holding a Specia"l Communication of Blackwell Lodge on June 23, 1991 for the purpose of the Open Installation of Officers. June 13, 1991 to William F. Brooks, District Deputy Grand Master, 30th District, for opening a Specific Communication of Grand Lodge in the Hall of Mechanicsville Lodge No. 260 on July 14, 1991, for the purpose of presiding over the Grand Lodge Ceremony of Dedication for Masonic use the outdoor site owned by William :F. Brooks. Mechanicsville Lodge will host John W. Hall Lodge from Martin, Kentucky on July 20, 1991, when John W. Hall Lodge will confer the Degree of Master Mason on their proficient Fellow Craft. June 13, 1991 to Howard V. Jacobs, Worshipful Master of Mechanicsville Lodge No. 260, for holding a Special Communication of Mechanicsville Lodge on July 20, ] 991, in order to host John W. Hall Lodge No. 950 from Martin, Kentucky for the purpose of conferring the Degree of Master Mason on their proficient Fellow Craft using Kentucky Ritual. Mechanicsville Lodge will also confer the Degree of Master Mason on their proficient Fellow Craft. July 7, 1991 to Marvin L. Cass, Worshipful Master of Knob Noster Lodge No. 245, for holding a Special Communication of Knob Noster Lodge on August 8, 1991 for the purpose of the election of officers. Such election is to be held in compliance with &'ction 8.080 and only after notice to resident members. July 8, 1991 to Craig L. Massey, Worshipful Master of Sha\mee Lodge No. 653, for holding a Special Communication of Shawnee Lodge No. 653 on September 8, 1991, for the purpose of the Installation of Officers. July 9, 1991 to Gary Kloeke, Worshipful Master of Greensburg Lodge


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No. 414, for holding a Special Communication of Greensburg Lodge on August 17, 1991 in order to confer the Degree of Master Mason on a proficient Fellow Craft at the outdoor site at Kaser Quarry. Said site was previously dedicated for Masonic use in 1976. July 16, 1991 to Donnie Wayhill, Worshipful Master of Adair Lodge No. 366, for holding a Special Communication of Adair Lodge on August 3, 1991 in order to confer the Degree of Master Mason on a proficient Fellow Craft at the outdoor site located on Dr. James Gardner's farm. Said site was previously dedicated for Masonic use in 1990. July 16, 1991 to Ira Warden, Worshipful Master of Cosmos Lodge No. 282, for holding a Special Communication of Cosmos Lodge on September 8,1991 for the purpose of the Installation of Offices. July 24, 1991 to Curtis M. Yarnell, Worshipful Master of Stockton Lodge No. 283, for the purpose of conferring the Degree of Master Mason on Carl Thomasen, a proficient Fellow Craft of August 15, 1991. The conferral is to be appropriate in consideration of the physical condition of the candidate and under the personal direction of the Grand Lecturer or selected Master Mason. July 25, 1991 to Jackson J. Tieffennauer, Worshipful Master of Tyro Lodge No. 12, for holding a Special Communication of Tyro Lodge on August 17, 1991 for the purpose of conferring the Degree of Master Mason on a proficient Fellow Craft of Tyro Lodge at the outdoor site on the Bay farm, west of Potosi. Said site was previously dedicated for Masonic use in 1978. August 6, 1991 to Ralph A. Stege, Worshipful Master of Wellston Lodge No. 613, for holding a Special Communication of Wellston Lodge on September 22, 1991 for the purpose of the Open Installation of Officers. CONSENTS & PERMISSIONS M.W. Worshipful Grand Master Daniel F. Cole granted consent and expressed permission on various propositions and requests pertaining to the activities and operations of Constituent Lodges of Missouri in accordance with the requirements of Grand Lodge Law as follows: In accordance with Section 7.050 (pocket part). Silex Lodge No. 75 Moberly Lodge No. 344 Carterville Lodge No. 44 Camden Point Lodge No. 169 Kennett Lodge No. 68 Berkeley Lodge No. 667 Liberty Lodge No. 31 Marlborough Lodge No. 569 Grand River Lodge No. 276 Arlington Lodge No. 346 Neosho Lodge No. 247 Trilumina Lodge No. 205 Hope Lodge No. 251 Milton Lodge No. 151 Calhoun Lodge No. 552 Blue Springs Lodge No. 337 Carthage Lodge No. 197 Independence Lodge No. 76 Lamar Lodge No. 292 Comfort Lodge No. 533


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Fellowship Lodge No. 345 'Iexas Lodge No. 177

In accordance with Sections 15.070, 21.100, etc. September 27, 1990 to A. Steven Luecke, Worshipful Master of Jefferson Lodge No. 43, to sponsor a Table Lodge of Entered Apprentices and One of Instruction on March 14, 1991 at Jefferson City, Missouri. October 10, 1990 to 'Ierry C. Alexander, Grand Secretary, to provide a current set of Cheshire Labels of all Missouri Master Masons to Cliff Kelly, Inc., for the purpose of mailing- the annual Grand Master's letter. October 18, 1990 to Galeon P. Campbell, Worshipful Master of Rolla Lodge No. 213, to sponsor a Table Lodge of Entered Apprentices and One of Instruction on October 24, 1990 at Rolla Lodge No. 213. December 7, 1990 to Arthur E. Sc:hneider, Worshipful Master of Acacia Lodge No. 602, to sponsor a Table Lodge of Entered Apprentices and One of Instruction on May 30, 1991 at Acacia Lodge No. 602. January 9, 1991 to Terry C. Alexander, Grand Secretary, grantiJ?g permission to mail a Missouri Lodge of Research project to all subordinate lodges. January 16, 1991 to David Wilson, Youth Committee Chairman, requesting that a Certificate of Recognition be developed for all three youth groups. January 24, 1991 to R.L. Tichenor, Worshipful Master of Rising Sun Lodge No. 13 and Dennis C. Sallee, Worshipful Master of Compass Lodge No. 120, to sponsor a Table Lodge of Entered Apprentices and One of Instruction on April 20, 1991 (re-sl::heduled from March 23, 1991) to be held in Rising Sun Lodge No. 13. March 1, 1991 to Terry C. AlE!xander, Grand Secretary, granting permission for the Grand Lodge of Missouri to provide membership mailing addresses to Cliff Kelly, [nc., in conjunction with the Grand Master's Easter mailing. March 11, 1991 to Terry C. Alexander, Grand Secretary, granting permission for the Grand Lodge of Missouri to provide the Masonic Home of Missouri with a current listing of all Missouri Master Masons - names, addresses, lodge number. March 21, 1991 to James H. Cobban, President Missouri Masonic Foundation for the Prevention of Substance Abuse, Inc., granting permission for an "appeal for donations" to be sent to all constituent lodges. March 21, 1991 to James H. Cobban, President Missouri Masonic Foundation for the Prevention of Substance Abuse, Inc., granting permission to use the membership mailing list in conjunction with an "Address Label" fund raising project benefitting the Foundation. The


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company producing the project is Vantage Studios. April 9, 1991 to John A Coles, Worshipful Master of Friend Lodge No. 352, to sponsor a Table Lodge of Entered Apprentices and One of Instruction on May 17, 1991. April 9, 1991 to Stephen M. Untrif, Worshipful Master of Blue Springs Lodge No. 337, to sponsor a Table Lodge of Entered Apprentices and One of Instruction on May 18, 1991. April 23, 1991 to Alan H. Clark, Worshipful Master of Mountain Grove Lodge No. 158, to sponsor a Table Lodge of Entered Apprentices and One of Instruction on June 22, 1991 at the temple building in Mountain Grove. May 3, 1991 to Roy L. Kay, Worshipful Master of Gardenville Lodge No. 655, to sponsor a Table Lodge of Entered Apprentices and One of Instruction on May 30, 1991. June 26, 1991 to Terry C. Alexander, Grand Secretary, providing permission for the Grand Lodge of Missouri to provide membership mailing labels to the 'Thmple Boosters Club for the annual fund raising to benefit the Masonic 'Thmple in St. Louis. July 23, 1991 to Thomas J. Moser, Worshipful Master of Algabil Lodge No. 544, to hold a Table Lodge for Masonic Home residents on August 23, 1991, using the format of the Grand Lodge of Virginia and the "Ladies at the Table" ceremony. RECIPIENTS OF THE FIFTY-YEAR BUTTON OF THE GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI JULY 1, 1990 - JUNE 30, 1991 Acacia No. 602: Robert K. Hunter, Willis B. Geel Adair No. 366: Morris M. Thompson, Aubrey E. Murdock Algabil No. 544: Carl W. Struckmeyer, Elmer L. Fowler, Glenn M. Struckmeyer Alpha No. 659: James F. Skinner Alton No. 255: Jasper C. Martin, Howard o. Blankenship, Roger E. Braswell America Good Hope No. 218: Milton W. Garnatz, Alexander H. Espeer, Arnold W. Schoene, Henry B. Held Amsterdam No. 141: Raymond L. Stipp Anchor No. 443: James M. Dowd, Gilbert S. Croft, Joseph Pavelka, Raymond N. WeIdIy, Douglas S. Anderson, Frank H. Marschel, Paul R. Hensel Ancient Craft No. 377: Wilber T. Gassner Anderson No. 621: Wallace M. Roper, Louvere E. Tennison, Leore Virgil Hogg, William H. Dalton Angerona No. 193: Franklin M. Hicklin Appleton City No. 412: Crump Taylor Arlington No. 346 Harrison D. Hooker


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Ash Grove No. 100 Harold T. Mayes Ashland No. 156: Loren A. Nichols Aurora Theodore Roosevelt No. 267: Leonard B. Colbert Ava No. 26: Howard F. Hammond, Joseph Pitts Barnett No. 591: Gene W. Lee Bayou No. 365: John R. Swain Beacon No.3: Harry J. Fink, Oliver E. Bareis, Earl F. Miner, Edmond D. Houlle, George A. Nolte, Raymond H. Windhorst Berkeley No. 667: Max E. Wood Bernie No. 573: John E. Clement Billings No. 379: Eugene E. Garbee Bismarck No. 41: Elmo Boushon Bloomfield No. 153: George E. Ashley Blue Springs No. 337: David C. Boman Bridgeton NO. 80: Charles H. Armstrong Brookfield No. 86: Ross J. Kennedy Brotherhood No. 269: Chester Hoffelmeyer Butler No. 254: ArIa F. Hilgedick Cache No. 416: Walter C. Thhro Cainsville No. 328: Gifford Crouse Carl Junction No. 549: Claude V. Crampton Carterville No. 401: William H. Munday Carthage No. 197: Ruel Morgan King, Ward H. Chittenden Caruthersville No. 461: Joseph B. Latshaw Censer No. 172: Don A. Lauer Centralia No. 59: Albert Lawson, Harden E. Markwell, Rodney W. Mills, Alfred F. Hahn Chamois No. 185: Donald A. 'Ibwnley Charity No. 331: F. Glenn Packwood, Charles J. Papst Charleston No. 407: Robert L. BurkE Circle No. 342: John L. Perkins Clarksville No. 17: Robert B. Scholl, William L. Wells Clifton Height, 520: Albert Ruehmann, Adolph G. Richert Clinton No. 548: Fred L. Jenkins Clintonville, No. 482: Glenn R. Schwalm, Hal D. Jones Columbia No. 534: Emory P. Johnson Compass No. 120: William T. Hoy Cosmos No. 282: Julius L. Haag, Clarence E. Warhoover Country Club No. 656: John D. Peoples, John T. Sorenson Craft No. 287: Woodrow B. Dodson Crestwood No. 669: John H. McDonald Criterion No. 586: Raymond T. Keyser Cuba No. 312: William C. Harris Decatur No. 400: Edwin P. Wilks Dexter No. 532: Lowrie T. Busby


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Earl No. 285: Glen B. Knott East Gate No. 630: Robert J. Brown, George E. Young Easter No. 575: Harold Mallett Elvins-Ionic No. 154: John W. Braswell, Samuel Scism, George H. Jones, J.C. Montgomery, Maurice D. Mansberg Eureka No. 73: J. Lloyd Cameron, Benjamin P. Hayes Evergreen No. 27: Boyd V. Nichols Excelsior No. 441: Glen Williams Fellowship No. 345: Victor L. Rowbottom Forest Park No. 578: Theodore P. Rodenkirchen Forsythe No. 453: Walter J. Pinder Foster No. 554: Thomas S. Arnold Friend No. 352: Charles G. Anderson Fulton No. 48: Wallace S. McClellan Gardenville No. 655: George F. Thornton Gate City No. 522: Canadine B. Elliott, Joseph F. Gautier, Robert R. Non, Ray O. Shoemaker Gate of the Temple No. 422: Newton L. McDaniels, Harry Williams Gower No. 397: Charles O. Coslet Grandview No. 618: William R. Hatfield, Joseph P. Burkholder Granite No. 272: James A. Reed, James ~ Ream Grant City No. 66: Gleason Combs, Charles L. Motsinger Greentop No. 635: Leonard Western Hannibal No. 188: Wilbur H. Baumgartner Hartford No. 171: James F. Aitken Hazelwood No. 459: Leslie G. Carter Hebron No. 354: Gilbert F. Akers Hemple No. 37: William M. Wilson Herculaneum No. 338: Hugh J. Thdd Hermann No. 123: Ralph Staude Hermon No. 187: Charles V. Curless, Monroe H. Kneeland, Donald J. McIntosh Heroine No. 104: Louis Davis Higbee No. 527: Arthur R. Smith Higginsville No. 364: John R. Farmer, James E. Morrow, James A. Adams Hiram No. 362: Harry A. Muhrer Hogles Creek No. 279: Jim Jackson Holden No. 262: Ervin Haynes Hopewell No. 239:_Nonnan Bryant Ilimo No. 581: Roy C. McMullen Independence No. 76: Edward F. Schulenberg, Cecil R. McBroom Ionia No. 381: Cuth K. Shepard, Clay Payne Irondale No. 143: Leslie C. Mason Jacksonville No. 541: Cas Stryjewski Jamesport No. 564: Litten E. Tye, Charles D. Reed, John I. Dowell


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Jefferson 43: Joseph H. Bauer, William L. Davidson, Roy E. Lindsay Jennings No. 640: Fred W. Kolkhorst, Fred B. Gibbons Jewel No. 480: Carl H. Rook Jonesburg No. 457: John W. Engel Joplin No. 335: Maynard L. Henson Keystone- Trinity No. 243: Petro Bruno Kirkwood No. 484: Willis G. Kellar, William G. Bradley, Edwin W. Alt, Charles D. Herron, William H. Vaughn, John J. Fasnacht, Clarence T. Renaud La Belle No. 222: Selbourn D. Skirvi n Lamar No. 292: Jewel A. Medlin, Glenn D. Divine, Wiley Carpenter Lane's Prairie No. 531: Austin SteVt~ Hodge Lebanon No. 77: George C. Millsap Lexington No. 149: Dale T. Pollard Linn No. 326: Elvin K. Clark, Vernon M. Morton Linn Creek No. 152: John L. Petty Magnolia-Euclid No. 626: Robert C. Grob, Robert L. Booth, John J. Martin, David P. Swan Malden No. 406: G.H. Anderson Maplewood No. 566: Otto Porchey Marceline No. 481: Jordan F. Whisenand Marcus No. 110: Robert I. Meagher, Henry E. Acuff, Roy V. Thomas McFall-Gentryville No. 125: CharleB L. Burke, Charles W. Patton Mechanicsville No. 260: John J. Carver Meramec No. 313: Leonard L. Vollman Meridian No.2: Lucian C. Haney, Robert Cecil Sorby, Roy Williams Morris Miller No. 567: Thomas F. Webb Moberly No. 344: 'fravis F. Peavler, William H. Owings Modern No. 144: Charles W. Heavnl~r Mokane No. 612: Royal T. Tate Monroe No. 64: R. Clement Craig Montgomery No. 246: Clyde R. Martin, Charles M. Chapman, Emil R. Colbert Monticello No. 58: William B. Smith Morley No. 184: Thatcher G. Scism, Louis W. Hunter Moscow No. 558: Ernie H. Parson Mountain Grove No. 158: Carl Thomas Mt. Vernon No. 99: Robert F. Jenning Mt. Zion No. 327: Robert F. Neathe:')' Neosho No. 247: H. Eugene Cupps New London No. 307: Coburn B. Jackson, George H. Haden New Madrid No. 429: Ira Bert Femmer Northeast No. 643: Roy H. Webb, Alexander S. McCance O'Sullivan No.7: Chester L. Neihardt Oregon No. 139: Paul C. Norris


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Orient No. 546: Eddie Major, George V. Davis Osage No. 303: George M. Logan Palestine No. 241: John E. McNealy, Melvin F. Lane, Eugene F. Schaberg, Chester W. Schuetz Paris Union No. 19: E. Grant Dickson Parrot No. 308: Bernie Ausman Paul Revere No. 330: Kermit R. Westerfield, Clemens Roth Pauldingville No. 11: Frank C. Daniels Perseverance No. 92: Van Cleave H. Loewe, Thomas J. White, Edward F. Wehram Phoenix No. 136: Rex C. Dean PLato No. 469: Elmer L. Helton, Monroe H. Evans PLatte City No. 504: Alva Naylor Polo No. 232: Fred A. Jones PopLar BLuffNo. 209: James W. Grady, Frank T. Hearne Prairie Home No. 503: Robert W. Lacy Pride of the West No. 179: Melvin F. Schisler Purity No. 658: Lyman L. Kirkpatrick Pyramid No. 180: Edward W. Iborg, Joseph Splean Ralls No. 33: Clayborn B. Hayden Ray No. 223: Marvin A. Barber Raytown No. 391: Marion S. Guilliams RepubLic No. 570: Howard E. Batson, George F. Bennett Richland No. 385: James Malcolm Brown Riddick No. 361: Don W. Owensby Rising Sun No. 1.'-1: Carlin Wools Robert Burns No. 496: Claude M. Hayes Rockhill No. 663: Sidney P. Mankowitz Rolla No. 213: Arthur H. Kemp, Robert K. Boyd, Albert C. Dewing Russellville No. 90: Glenn I. Parker, Eldred W. Anderson SaLine No. 226: Clyde B. Weiss Samaritan No. 424: Quince E. Northcutt Sarcoxie No. 293: Kermit D. Woodrow Savan1Ulh No. 71: Albert E. Pendleton Saxton No. 508: William J. Clark SedaLia No. 236: Ronald C. Morton, William T. Gibbs SheffieLd No. 625: Ralph C. Ellis, Larry G. Fothergill, Harold E. Trotter, Chester H. White Shekinah No. 256: Cecil Ernest Scott, Jethro T. Williams, Harry A. Buehler SheLbi1Ul No. 228: Virgil B. Vandiver, Lee V. Staggs Sikeston No. 310: George R. Crews Solomon No. 271: Jesse L. Hewlett, Roy W. Southard, John J. Drennon, Orlan A. Ryan South Gate No. 547: William L. Hale


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Southwest No. 466: Eugene H. Nichols Sparta 296: Ranford Keltner St. Francisville No. 588: John H. Dommerman St. Francois No. 234: Floyd J. Larmer St. James No. 230: Victor E. Boggs St. Joseph No. 78: Charles S. Wilcox, Herschel P. Baldwin, Karl A. Larmer St. Louis No. 20: Marvin Moldafsky Star of The West No. 133: John W. Mauzey Stockton NO. 283: Emmett A. Shedd Sturgeon No. 174: Dewey O. Roberts, Claude C. Phillippe Sullivan No. 69: John C. Mason Temple No. 299: Norville G. Wingate 7renton No. 111: Wilbur D. Vaughn Trilumina No. 205: James A. Writesman Trowel No. 440: Leo B. Fletcher Twilight No. 114: Russell R. Rouse, Roland L. Kaiser, Glenn Marble, W. Bush Walden, Francis L. Sexton, John G. Maledy, Jack O. Creasy, Loren L. Reynolds Tyro No. 12: Alvin 1. Sutton, Charles W. Rimmer, Harold G. Ruth, Voyage R. Qualls, Elmer Airsman Union Star No. 124: William M. White Unionville No. 210: Luther W. McCalment United No.5: Gerald R. Lawrence, Melvin B. Bryant Van Buren No. 509: Bruce F. Elliott Wakanda No. 52: Thomas S. Clements Washington No. 87: RaYmond W. Marlowe, Clyde E. Noffsinger Wayne No. 526: William T. Delcour, RaYmond W. Kroeger, Harley E Robison, James E. Waltrip, Henry C. Porter Webster Groves No. 84: Avery P. Rowlette, Russell F. David, Eugene R. Simpson Wellston No. 613: James C. Mathews, Morgan C. Rose, Othel E. Garrett West Gate No. 445: Othel K. Patterson Westport No. 340: Cecil L. Odgers Whitewater No. 417: William H. Gree:~ Williamstown No. 370: Julian R. Lasswell Winigan No. 540: Mearl Pickens York No. 563: Ernest L. Sherard Zeredatha No. 189: Duane Landon, Leonard A. Lyman, George A. Thompson, Melvin A. Howard, John W. Truesdale, William W. Bloom, Robert Dunn CERTIFICATES AND CARDS FOR RITUAL PROFICIENCY The Grand Secretary wrote the certificates and the cards for the authorized instructors in the Proficiency or Candidates Lectures. (Subdivision I), the cards for the authorized instructors (Subdivision II -


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Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3), and the cards for the authorized instructors (Subdivision III). The certificates and cards were issued in accordance with the Certificate Plan of the Grand Lodge Committee on Ritual, as submitted through the Reports of the Examining Committees. The names of the Master Masons whose applications were approved and for whom certificates and cards were written and mailed direct, personally addressed correspondence are included in the Report of the Committee on Ritual. The Grand Secretary wrote certificates and cards for Subdivision I, cards for Subdivision II, and cards for Subdivision III. July 1, 1990 - June 30, 1991 AREA MEETINGS: FALL 1990 M.W. Grand Master Daniel F. Cole conducted eighteen (18) Area Meetings of Lodge Officers and Masonic Home Information Representatives during the months of October and November, 1990. The meetings were held in Clinton and Maryville on October 12, 1990, Cameron, Independence and St. Louis on October 13, 1990, in Hannibal on October 26, 1990, in Rolla on October 27, 1990, in Boonville and Macon on October 29, 1990, in Kirksville and Jeff City on October 30, 1990, in Washington on November 2, 1990, in Monett and Jackson on November 3, 1990, in Mansfield on November 8, 1990, in St. Louis on November 10, 1990, in St. Louis and Springfield on November 17, 1990. GRAND LODGE MONEY GENERAL FUND - BOATMEN'S FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF KANSAS CITY: Approved Depository DEPOSITS: The Payments of Constituent Lodges of the "AMOUNT DUE GRAND LOroE" per the Annual Returns. Interest income on investments. Receipts from sales of the publications of the Committee on Masonic Education by transfer from the Revolving Account Miscellaneous receipts. WITHDRAWALS: The payments to the Masonic Home of Missouri and the George Washington Masonic National Memorial Association of initiation fees, to the MaSonic Home of Missouri on per capita, and to the Masonic Services Association of the United States on the two (2) direct appropriations of the Grand Lodge. The payments of the costs of printing and distribution of the quarterly issues of THE FREEMASON Magazine. The transfer of funds to the Imprest Account as the Reimbursement for authorized disbursements. The payment of other expenditures on budget and by special


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authorization. DISASTER AND RELIEF FUND - BOATMEN'S FIRST NATIONAL BANK KANSAS CITY: Approved Depository DEPOSITS: The contributions received. from Lodges for the Grand Lodge Disaster-Relief Charity Program. WITHDRAWALS: Donations to Charity, on direction of the Grand Lodge Committee on Charity. IMPREST ACCOUNT - THE EXCHANGE NATIONAL BANK OF JEFFERSON CITY: Approved Depository DEPOSITS: Reimbursements by transfer of fund from the General Fund for the authorized disbursements previously made. WITHDRAWALS: The payments of the costs relative to the operation of the Grand Lodge as allocated by the approved budget. REVOLVING ACCOUNT - THE gXCHANGE NATIONAL BANK OF JEFFERSON CITY: Approved Depository DEPOSITS: Receipts from the sale of books, publications, forms, supplies of the Grand Lodge; District Deputy Grand Master and District Deputy Grand Lecturer Aprons; Past District Deputy Grand Master and Past District Deputy Grand Lecturer Silver Lapel Pins; Grand Lodge Officer Lapel Pins; Road Signs, Decals and Masonic Flags. WITHDRAWALS: Payments on the costs of items sold to the Lodges and to individuals through the Grand Lodge Office, and on such transactions as have been and are authorized. and approved. MILEAGE AND PER DIEM ACCOUNT - THE EXCHANGE NATIONAL BANK OF JEFFERSON CITY: Approved Depository DEPOSITS: Transfer of funds from thH General Fund as provided by the approved budget and in accordance with the Report of the Committee on Mileage and Per Diem. WITHDRAWALS: The payments of mileage and per diem expenses on attendance at the Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge as prescribed by Grand Lodge Law. ENDOWMENT FUND - BOATM"E:N'S FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF KANSAS CITY: Approved Depository


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DEPOSITS: Gifts and bequests designated as made to it by the donor or testator and such assets as may be added to it by the Grand Lodge. Interest from this fund accrues to the General Fund. The purpose of this fund is to assure the financial stability of the Grand Lodge.

WITHDRAWALS: No part of the principal of this fund may be expended for any purpose. ENDOWED MEMBER FUND - BOATMEN'S FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF KANSAS CITY: Approved Depository DEPOSITS: Any individual, group, organization or lodge may purchase an endowed membership for $400.00. The purpose of this fund is to benefit the financial stability of the "endowed lodge" and the Grand Lodge.

WITHDRAWALS: The income from this fund shall be distributed annually to the endowed lodges. The per capita due the Grand Lodge, per endowed member, shall be deducted from the income before payment is made to the lodge. CONSTITUENT LODGE CHARITABLE ACTIVITIES The following report contains information obtained directly from the District Deputy Grand Masters Reports for the 1990-1991 year. If a lodge is not listed, the information from the District Deputy Grand Master was not received at the time this report was prepared for printing (August 16, 1991). District # Lodge Name 1 1 1 1

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PROCEEDINGS OF THE New Hampton Lodge of Light Bethany Cainsville Grant City Allensville Stanberry Xenia Burlington Nodaway Skidmore North West Fairfax North Star Oregon Cosby Whitesville Earl Parrot Continental Jamesport Lathrop Temperance Gower Bee Hive Kearney Clay Angerona Plattsburg Vincile Liberty Trenton Polo Breckenridge Cowgill LaPlata Shelbina Callao Ewing Philadelphia Williamstown Craft La Belle Hannibal Monticello

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GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI St. John's Palmyra Perseverance Phoenix Pike Holiday Santa Fe New London Lick Creek Monroe Ralls Paris Union Moberly Milton Higbee Huntsville Clark Cairo Jacksonville Hale City Bosworth Eureka Wakanda Warren Mendon Rising Sun Fidelity Rowley South Gate Sheffield Alpha Orient Gate City Cecile Daylight Temple Kansas City East Gate Country Club Ada Higginsville Richmond Ray Lexington Mount Hope Cambridge

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PROCEEDINGS OF THE Trilumina Barbee Oriental Acacia Ancient Landmark Hallsville Twilight Tebbetts Herbron Montgomery Fulton Vandalia Moscow Silex Troy Daggett Warrenton Jonesburg Mechanicsville Palestine Wentzville Pauldingville Linn Hickory Hill Chamois Russellville Tipton Jefferson Columbia Fraternal Hope Hermann Sullivan Evergreen Owensville Union Easter Archie Jewel Belton Grand River Cass Foster Butler Calhoun

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1991

PROCEEDINGS OF THE Sarcoxie Carthage Mt. Olive Gate of the Temple Ash Grove O'Sullivan United Hazelwood Henderson Strafford Webster Willard Daylight Summerville Joppa Mtn. Grove Plato Bunker VanBuren Barnesville Hopewell Delphine Star of the West Elvins-Ionic Mosaic Samaritan Pendleton Leadwood Fannington St. Mark's Mystic Tie Perryville Chaffee Trowel Excelsior Harold 0 Grauel Whitewater Zalma Westview Bloomfield Morley Sikeston Advance Charleston Lakeville

293 197 439 422 100 7 5 459 477 608 98 620 678 555 411 158 469 675 509 353 239 137 133 154 351 424 551 598 132 93 221 670 615 440 441 672 417 454 103 153 184 310 590 407 489

108 267 100 1374 102 84 551 108 205 98 134 107 47 82 27 96 218 62 70 111 151 44 82 332 63 146 103 82 150 268 46 72 92 102 213 151 96 129 57 175 97 311 95 185 85

$400.00 $400.00 $649.00 $5327.00 $.00 $.00 $50.00 $.00 $.00 $120.00 $458.00 $130.00 $50.00 $.00 $.00 $30.00 $.00 $150.00 $100.00 $160.00 $600.00 $115.00 $131.00 $.00 $25.00 $359.00 $150.00 $100.00 $527.00 $300.00 $300.00 $65.00 $226.00 $303.00 $315.00 $25.00 $267.00 $200.00 $.00 $427.00 $550.00 $200.00 $.00 $1339.00 $.00


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

55 56 56 56 56 56 58 59 59 59 59 59 59 59 60 60 60 60 60 60 60

GRAND LOroE OF MISSOURI Dexter Puxico Morehouse Caruthersville Hayti Greenville Naylor Wayne Composite Bayou Alton Mountain View Koshkonong Ingomar Clifton Robert Burns Rockbridge Woodside Mt. Zion Sampson Sparta Forsyth Crane Branson Mt. Vernon Anderson Stella Granby Southwest Neosho Barnett Crestwood Grain Valley Harry S Truman Marlborough Christian Raytown Independence Cardwell Kennett Clarkton Four Mile Hornersville Bernie Malden

532 596 603 461 571 107 568 526 369 365 255 637 582 536 463 496 435 387 327 298 296 453 519 587 99

621 538 514 466 247 591 669 644 679 569 392 391 76 231 68 645 212 215 573 406

165 178 131 61 99

59 90 68 153 73 45 97 49 40 121 70 80 40 38 157 60 84 137 87 314 66 95 54 68 57 263 40 197 72 23 136 53 676 1428 45 191 47 114 109 83 108

$1589.00 $265.00 $.00 $.00 $.00 $354.00 $637.00 $200.00 $50.00 $67.00 $216.00 $90.00 $.00 $780.00 $150.00 $2310.00 $276.00 $253.00 $125.00 $250.00 $225.00 $300.00 $200.00 $5387.00 $325.00 $200.00 $485.00 $350.00 $90.00 $.00 $50.00 $450.00 $.00 $.00 $369.00 $100.00 $1500.00 $4252.00 $350.00 $603.00 $200.00 $.00 $1951.00 $250.00 $300.00


166 61-A 61-A 61-A 61-A 61-A 61-A 61-A 61-A 61-A 61-B 61-B 61-B 61-B 61-B 61-B 61-B 61-B 61-B 61-B 61-B 61-B 61-B 61-C 61-C 61-C 61-C 61-C 61-C 61-C 61-C 61-C 61-C 61-C 61-C 61-C 61-D 61-D 61-D 61-D 61-D 61-D 61-D 61-D 61-D

PROCEEDINGS OF THE Lewis & Clark Florissant Berkeley Progress Jennings Mizpah Overland-Occidental Ferguson Bridgeton St. Louis Naphtali Mt. Moriah Polar Star Pride of the West Cosmos Tuscan Rose Hill Clayton Olive Branch Brentwood Benjamin Franklin Purity Missouri Commonwealth Bohomme Webster Groves Freedom Valley Park Forest Park Maplewood Kirkwood WestGate Anchor Meramec Fenton Keystone-Trinity Gardenville Algabil Lambskin Pyramid Meridian Harmony Cache George Washington Good Hope

677 668 667 657 640 639 623 542 80 20 25 40 79 179 282 360 550 601 576 616 642 658 1 45 84 636 629 578 566 484 445 443 313 281 243 655 544 460 180 2 499 416 9 218

1991 54

381 160 140 269 359 586 397 441 250 96 250 103 82 134 306 332 185 181 168 413 125 190 260 457 372 114 104 239 425 187 207 106 354 273 252 189 353 194 497 171 209 116 442

$792.00 $2400.00 $200.00 $190.00 $350.00 $1625.00 $.00 $990.00 $4500.00 $.00 $.00 $350.00 $6709.00 $395.00 $1740.00 $9855.00 $600.00 $500.00 $420.00 $1426.00 $500.00 $611.00 $1173.00 $600.00 $420.00 $1200.00 $290.00 $1000.00 $1481.80 $500.00 $1399.00 $9000.00 $1000.00 $675.00 $5100.00 $879.00 $1000.00 $4003.00 $760.00 $4500.00 $3182.00 $909.00 $4131.00 $4200.00


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The following statistics could not be finalized until June 27, 1991 - the date the last 1990 Annual Return was received at the Grand Lodge Office.

STATISTICS - JUNE 30, 1990 ADDITIONS AFFILIATED 1,406 AFFILIATED AS MULTIPLE MEMBERS 148 INITIATED AS ENTERED APPRENTICES 1,208 PASSED TO DEGREE OF FELLOW CRAFT 821 RAISED TO DEGREE OF MASTER MASON......................... 796 REINSTATED AFTER SUSPENSION FOR NON-PAYMENT OF DUES 966 REINSTATED AFTER SUSPENSION FOR FAILURE TO SHOW PROFICIENCY IN THE MASTER MASON DEGREE 6 RESTORED AFTER SUSPENSION OR EXPULSION FOR UNMASONIC CONDUCT TOTAL ADDITIONS: 3,322

DEDUCTIONS: ADJUSTMENTS TO 6-30-1989 NET MEMBERSHIP AFTER AUDITS................................................................................... SUSPENDED FOR NON-PAYMENT OF DUES..................... SUSPENDED FOR FAILURE TO SHOW PROFICIENCY IN THE MASTER MASON DEGREE................................... DIMITrED WITHOUT PRIVILEGES DIMITrED TO COMPLETE TRANSFER OF MEMBERSHIP DIMITrED FROM LOOOE OF ORIGINAL MEMBERSHIP (MULTIPLE) WITHDRAWAL OF MULTIPLE MEMBERSHIP.................... DEATHS..................................................................................... SUSPENDED FOR UNMASONIC CONDUCT....................... EXPELLED FOR UNMASONIC CONDUCT TERMINATED AFFILIATION AS ENTERED APPRENTICES OR FELLOW CRAF'TS........................................................... TOTAL DEDUCTIONS NET MEMBERSHIP JUNE 30, 1990 Fraternally Submitted, C. ALEXANDER, Grand Secretary

TERRY

Supplement to the Grand Secretary's Report To the Grand Lodge A.F. & A.M. ofMissouri:

795 2,012 24 70 301 15 22 2,284

째6

40 5,529 70,939


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DISPENSATIONS: August 15, 1991 to David C. Harlan, District Deputy Grand Master, District 21, for conducting the Appropriate Ceremony of Dedication for Masonic use of the outdoor site located between Weston and Platte City at the Bee Creek Bridge on Hwy. 273. The site will be used for the conferral of the Degree of Master Mason on a Proficient Fellow Craft of Weston Lodge No. 53. August 16, 1991 to Jefferson Mardis, Worshipful Master of St. Louis Lodge No. 20, for holding a Special Communication of St. Louis Lodge for the Masonic occasion of installation of officers on September 15, 1991. August 27, 1991 to Richard L. Cox, Worshipful Master of Gate of the Temple Lodge No. 422, for holding a Special Communication of Gate of the Temple Lodge No. 422 on September 14th, 1991 for the purpose of the conferral of the Degree of Master Mason on two Proficient Fellow Crafts of Gate of the Temple Lodge at the outdoor site at Rice Camp at Reed Springs, Missouri. The site was previously dedicated for Masonic use. September 2, 1991 to Stephen P. f'olck, Worshipful Master of Weston Lodge No. 53, for holding a Special Communication of Weston Lodge No. 53 on September 21, 1991, for the purpose of the conferral of the Degree of Master Mason on a Proficient Fellow Craft at the outdoor site on the Operating Engineers Local '101 Apprentice Training Grounds. The site was previously dedicated for Masonic use. September 13, 1991 to Harold C. Mace, Worshipful Master of Rolla Lodge No. 13, for holding a Special Communication of Rolla Lodge No. 213 on September 15th, 1991 for the Masonic occasion of open installation of officers. September 26, 1991 to George H. Clymer, Worshipful Master of Webster Groves Lodge No. 84, pursuant to Section 14.100 of the Grand Lodge By-laws granting Dispensation authorizing Webster Groves Lodge to reballot on the petition of Frank Flaton. Section 14.100 requires notice of the new ballot be given to all resident members. CONSENTS & PERMISSIONS: August 14, 1991 to David J. Johnson, Worshipful Master of Whitesville Lodge No. 162, to sponsor a Table Lodge of Entered Apprentices and one of instruction on August 21,1991 at Whitesville Lodge. August 21, 1991 to Franklin R. Willi, Worshipful Master of Rose Hill Lodge No. 550, to sponsor a Table Lodge of Entered Apprentices and one of instruction on August 22, \1991 at Rose Hill Lodge. In accordance with Section 7.050, (Pocket Part) of the Grand Lodge Bylaws, the following Lodges were granted permission to shorten the term of the present year's officers by a change in the Lodge By-laws:


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Huntsville Lodge No. 30 Higbee Lodge No. 527 Plato Lodge No. 469 CONSOLIDATION & MERGER OF LODGES: Eureka Lodge No. 73 consolidated and merged into Warren Lodge No. 74 on September 24, 1991. Respectfully submitted, C. ALEXANDER, Grand Secretary

TERRY

REPORT OF THE GRAND TREASURER 7b the Grand Lodge AR & A.M. ofMissouri: BRETHREN:

The Grand Treasurer oversees the investments of the Grand Lodge, currently being held by the Trust Division of Boatmen's First National Bank of Kansas City, MO. On June 30, 1991, they were as follows: SECURITIES - General Fund Maturity

I

Interest

Rate

Par Value

Cost Value

Market Value June 30, 1991

U.S. Treasury Notes: 6-30-91 6-30-92 11-15-92 2-15-93 2-15-95

7.875% 8.25 8.375 8.25 7.75

$ 50,000.00 50,000.00 50,000.00 50,000.00 100,000.00

$ 50,031.25 48,921.88 48,984.38 49,789.06 99,343.75

$ 50,000.00 50,875.00 51,062.50 51,047.00 100,562.00

49,937.50 99,500.00 49,437.50

50,093.50 100,187.00 49,359.50

Federal Home Loan Bank Bonds: 8-15-93 3-25-96 3-25-97

9.375 % 8.10 7.65

50,000.00 100,000.00 50,000.00

Federal National Mortgage Association Debenture: 12-23-96

8.20%

100,000.00

99,250.00

100,250.00


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8.15

1991

50,000.00

49,562.50

49,406.00

13,996.00 .63

13,996.00 .63

13,996.00 .63

$658,754.45

$666,839.13

'Thmporary Investments: Centerland Fund Cash

1btal Investments - General Fund

SECURITIES - Permanent Fund U. S. Treasury Bonds: 8-15-92 7.25 %

$ SO,OOO.oo

$ 49,968.75

$ 50,265.50

50,000.00 50,000.00

49,562.50 49,671.88

49,765.50 50,281.00

50,000.00

49,937.50

50,093.50

44,851.00 .94

44,851.00 .94

44,851.00 .94

U. S. Treasury Notes: 1-15-94 2-15-95

7.00% 7.75

Federal Home Loan Banks: 8-15-93

9.375%

Temporary Investments: Centerland Fund Cash

Total Investments - Permanent Fund

$243,992.57

$245,257.44

SECURITIES - Disaster & Relief Fund U. S. Treasury Notes: 7-31-90

8.00%

$ 24,972.66

$ 25,367.25

50,000.00

50,052.08

50,562.50

143,151.00 1.01

143,151.00 1.01

143,151.00 1.01

$ 25,000.00

Federal Nat. Mortgage Ass'n Debentures: 11-10-93

7.75

Temporary Investments: Centerland Fund Cash


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'Ibtal Investments - Disaster & Relief Fund $218,176.75

171 $219,081.76

SECURITIES - Endowment Fund U. S. Treasury Notes: 8.00%

$ 14,983.59

$ 15,220.35

10,000.00

10,010.42

10,112.50

3,317.00 1.17

3,317.00 1.17

3,317.00 1.17

Total Investments - Endowment Fund

$ 28,312.18

$ 28,651.02

7-31-92

$ 15,000.00

Federal Nat. Mortgage Ass'n Debentures: 11-10-93

7.75

Temporary Investments: Centerland Fund Cash

SECURITIES - Endowed Membership Fund Temporary Investments: Centerland Fund Cash

$ 31,530.00 .63

Total Investments - Endowed Membership Fund

$ 31,530.00 .63

$ 31,530.00 .63

$ 31,530.63

$ 31,530.63

Respectively submitted

W. M. LUNA, Grand Treasurer M.W. Grand Master Cole entertained a motion that the Reports and Supplements of the Auditor, Grand Treasurer, Grand Lecturer and Grand Secretary be received and printed in the PROCEEDINGS. The motion was made, seconded and by vote of the Grand Lodge the reports were RECEIVED. ANNOUNCEMENTS M. W. Grand Master Cole brought to the attention of this communication that the lodge furniture was provided by Jefferson Lodge


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No. 43 of Jefferson City, Missouri. M.W. Cole asked Brother Jack Stottlemyre to rise and receive recognition for providing the organ music for this communication. M.W. Cole announced that Sedalia Lodge No. 236 at Sedalia, Missouri had won the trophy for their project in connection with Masonic Service Month in May of 1991. Wor. BrothE!r Raymond Shultz was Master of Sedalia Lodge. M. W. Cole announced that he had awarded the Truman Award posthumously to Brother Ronald M. Compton.

REPORT OF THE ENTERTAINMENT OF DISTINGUISHED GUESTS COMMITrEE September 30, 1991 To the Grand Lodge A.F. & A.M. ofMu.:souri: BRETHREN:

On behalf of the members of the Entertainment of Distinguished Guests Committee and myself, thank you for the appointment to serve our Grand Lodge at this 170th Annual Communication. Our distinguished guests include representatives of other Grand Jurisdictions, presiding officers of appendant and adoptive bodies, youth organizations of the Masonic Family and Past Grand Masters and officers of our Grand Lodge, their wives and escorts. This year we were happy to have as our guests: 12 Representatives of Other Grand Jurisdictions 31 Officials of the Missouri Masonk Family of Organizations 18 Missouri Past Grand Masters 23 Grand Lodge Officers 5 Special Missouri Guests Our committee, in addition to being able to serve our Grand Lodge, has the opportunity to meet and make friends with many interesting people. It is also a joy to work with dedicated members of the committee, whom I will recognize at this time: Daniel F. Cole and Rhonda Robert Crede Tom and Mary Warden Terry and Paula Alexander Hugh and Shirley Hutinger And my wife, Carla, who has worked so hard with Rhonda, Mary, Paula and Shirley to entertain our ladies. I wish to give a special thanks to Terry Alexander, Grand Secretary and his staff for their assistance. They were most helpful.


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Fraternally submitted, PAUL WHITE, CluJirman DANIEL F. COLE (Ex-officio) ROBERT CREDE THOMAS WARDEN TERRY ALEXANDER HUGH HUTINGER R.W. Brother White moved that this report be received and printed in the PROCEEDINGS. The motion was seconded and by vote of the Grand Lodge the report was RECEIVED. REPORT OF THE COMMITrEE ON WAYS AND MEANS

R.W. Brother John Wetzel, Chairman, presented the Report of his Committee.

1b the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge Ali: & AM. ofMissouri: BRETHREN: The Ways and Means Committee met on September 7, 1991. The expenditures of all of the accounts were examined and they were found to be in order and were charged to the proper fund. The disbursements for the present budget year were reviewed and we found that none of the accounts had been exceeded. The following budget for the budget year from October 15, 1991 to October 14, 1992 is as follows: BY DIRECT APPROPRIATION OF THE GRAND LODGE Account #1 Salary-Grand Secretary $ 32,000.00 2 Salary-Grand Lecturer . 26,000.00 1,500.00 3 Salary-Grand Treasurer .. 4 Retirement Expense . 3,625.00 3,400.00 5 Masonic Service Association - Per Capita . 5,000.00 6 Masonic Service Association - Hospital Visitation . 8,000.00 7 Operating Expenses - Grand Lodge Office Building .. 8 Open Account . -0100.00 9 Committee on Recognition of Foreign Grand Lodges. 10 The Freemason Magazine . 39,500.00 11 Open Account . -0BY REQUISITION OF THE GRAND MASTER 20

Expenses-Grand Master...............................................

12,000.00


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Expenses-Grand :Lecturer . Expenses-Grand Lodge Officers and Committees . . Expenses-Deputy Grand Master . Conferences of Grand Lodge Officers . Conference ofD.D.G.M. & D.D.G.L Conferences of Grand Masten:. and Grand Secretaries Auditing . Grand Master's Contingency Ji'und . Expense of Grand Lodge . Speakers Bureau . Area Meetings . . Youth Organizations Assistan<:e

9,000.00 6,000.00 3,000.00 6,500.00 3,000.00 7,000.00 2,500.00 4,000.00 23,000.00 1,000.00 13,000.00 3,000.00

BY REQUISITION OF THE GRAND SECRETARY 40 41 42 42A 43

44 45 46 47 48 49

Salaries-Grand Lodge Office Staff Employee '!'ax Expense Insurance Health Insurance Operation of Grand Lodge Office: A Printing, Postage and Stationery B Telephone and Telegraph C Office Equipment D Office Supplies E Incidental Office Expen:>e F Office Improvement G Electronic Data Processing Incidental and Travel ExpensH - Grand Secretary Grand Master's Regalia Open Account Open Account Fifty Year Buttons Printing-Proceedings

. . . .

56,000.00 10,000.00 9,000.00 8,400.00

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

24,000.00 6,500.00 16,000.00 3,750.00 2,000.00 5,000.00

.. . . . . . . .. .

1,000.00 15,000.00

-0-

1,500.00 6,000.00 -0-0-

2,000.00 13,500.00

BY REQUISITION OF COMMITTEES 50 51

52 53 54 55 56

Committee on CorrespondencH Committee on Masonic Education A Midwest Masonic Education Conference B Midwest Public Relations Conference Ritual Relief and Charity By-Laws Mileage and Per Diem Public Relations

-0-0-

600.00 15,000.00 4,500.00 75,000.00 30,000.00


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175 .

4,000.00

:.............. 520,875.00

Section 3.100 of the By-laws requires that this report shall include the itemized balance of the General Fund, if any, and the source and amount of income received in the preceding fiscal year which was available for the operation of the Grand Lodge. Those figures are in the Annual Auditor's Report, which is available from the Grand Secretary or members of this committee. The sources of income available for the operation of the Grand Lodge are the interest from investments and portion of the per capita tax. The per capita tax is calculated by subtracting the Masonic Home per capita tax from the total per capita tax received as reported on the audit report. The estimated revenue for the ensuing year, from those sources, is approximately $518,325.00. Additional income from late fees will be approximately $2,550.00 for a balance of $520,875.00. Respectfully submitted, WILLIAM J. HILL RAvHILTON WILLIAM H. CHAPMAN

Richard Weber W. Marion Luna John E. Wetzel, Chairman

REPORT OF THE INSURANCE COMMITTEE To the Grand Lodge A.F. & AM. ofMissouri: BRETHREN:

The Grand Lodge, during its last session, renewed the insurance policy with The Travelers Company. The coverages have remained the same, including comprehensive public liability, medical payments, fidelity, money and securities, depositor's forgery, and paraphernalia. The Insurance Committee has made inquiry through the Grand Lodge Insurance Brokerage, Chapman-Sander Insurance, as to whether or not there are available competing fraternal policies available to our organization. The Grand Lodge Broker reported there are none available and certainly not any with comparable coverages and rates. We independently inquired of a representative of State Farm Insurance as to whether or not their company would be willing to submit a bid for insurance coverage of this nature and your chairman was informed that


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State Farm Insurance did not offer a comparable product. We have been in contact with Thompkins and Company of San Leandro, California, the supervising general agent for The Travelers program. They have indicated that the majority of our claims have been within the paraphernalia category and that based upon the size of these claims, the initial estimates of the value of the Blue Lodge's paraphernalia over the past two (2) years appear to be low for the per lodge coverage. We therefore see some increase in premium to account for the underestimate of the value of the paraphernalia on a per lodge basis, over the first three years of the Insurance Program. The Committee recommends the renewal of The Travelers Insurance plan with a $1.11 per capita assessment for coverage and for purposes of placing the question before the Grand Lodge moves that the Grand Lodge accept a renewal of The Travelers insurance policy for the ensuing year. Fraternally submitted, STEVEN I. TOYBES, Chairman Insurance Committee Grand Lodge of MisSOUli

R.W. Steven I. Toybes moved that this report be received, accepted and printed in the PROCEEDINGS. The motion was seconded and by vote of the Grand Lodge ACCEPI'ED. CONTINUED REPORT OF THE JURISPRUDENCE COMMITTEE PROPOSAL TO CHANGE THE BY-LAWS TO REQUIRE NO MORE THAN THREE REJECTING VOTES FOR ELECTION FOR THE DEGREES: SECTION 13.070 should read: BALLOT REQUIRED. (a) A ballot containing no more than three rejecting votes (or black cubes) is required for election to the degrees and for affiliation when a dimit accompanies the petition for affiliation. SECTION 14.050 should read: BALLOT, COLLECTIVE. The lodge may ballot on any number of petitions for the degrees collectively or for affiliation collectively in accordance with Section 13.070. If three or more black cubes appear on the ballot for degrees, then in whichever ballot the black cubes appear, the petitions may be balloted on in groups of five or less; but when three or more black cubes appear in any group, then none of the preceding ballots in that group may be counted, and the


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petitions in that group must be balloted on separately. If, on the collective ballot for affiliation (when accompanied by a letter of good standing), a two-thirds vote is not obtained, the procedure shall apply as outlined above for degrees. SECTION

14.090 should be deleted.

Statement of PUCROsei

Too often in balloting for the degrees, good men are rejected because of a private pique or dislike by one member of the lodge. We cannot continue to allow one member to keep good prospects out of the fraternity. And the current practice makes selective solicitation unworkable. The Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons has had the requirement of three "blackballs" to reject for over 70 years, and this system has worked out very well. The slight relaxation of the overly-stringent requirement of unanimity will leave adequate protection for our portals. M.W. Schneider stated that the Committee on Jurisprudence, after consultation with and consent of the original proponents, offered the following substitute motions: Sl:CTION 13.070. BALLOT REQumED.

(a) A ballot containing no more than two rejecting votes (or black cubes) is required for election to the degrees and for affiliation when a dimit accompanies the petition for affiliation. Sl:CTION 14.060. BALLOT,

COLLECTIVE. The lodge may ballot on any number of petitions for the degrees collectively or for affiliation collectively in accordance with Section 13.070. If no more than two black cubes appear on the ballot for degrees, then in whichever ballot the black cubes appear, the petitions may be balloted on in groups of five or less; but when three or more black cubes appear in any group, then none of the preceding ballots in that group may be counted, and the petitions in that group must be balloted on separately. If, on the collective ballot for affiliation (when accompanied by a letter of good standing), a twothirds vote is not obtained, the procedure shall apply as outlined above for degrees. Sl:CTION

14.090. BALLOT, EXAMINATION. (10 be Repealed)

M.W. Schneider stated that the substitute proposals must be voted on collectively; he said that although the Committee made no recommendation for or against the adoption of the proposals, they


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were approved by the Jurisprudence Committee as to form and he moved for their adoption. M. W. Grand Master Cole called for discussion during which the substit.ute proposal as to Section 14.050 was amended by vote at the Grand Lodge as follows: SECTION 14.050. BALLOT, COLLECTIVE. The lodge may ballot on any number of petitions for the degrees collectively or for affiliation collectively in accordance with Section 13.070. If no more than two black cubes appear on the ballot for degrees, then in whichever ballot the black cubes appear, the petitions may be balloted on in groups of five or less; but when three or more black cubes appear in any group, then none of the preceding ballots in that group may be counted, and the petitions in that group must be balloted on separately. If, on the collective ballot for affiliation (when accompanied by a letter of good standing), a two-thirds vote is not obtained, the procedure with respE'ct to collective voting shall apply as outlined above for degrees.

M.W. Schneider stated that the Grand Lodge would be voting on the following: To amend Paragraph (a) of SECTION 13.070. BALLOT

REQUIRED. (a) A ballot containing no more than two rejecting votes (or black cubes) is required for election to the degrees and for affiliation when a dimit accompanies the petition for affiliation. To amend SECTION 14.050. BALLOT, COLLECTIVE. The lodge may ballot on any number of petitions for the degrees collectively or for affiliation collectively in accordance with Section 13.070. If no more than two black cubes appear on the ballot for degrees, then in whichever baUot the black cubes appear, the petitions may be balloted on in groups of five or less; but when three or more black cubes appear in any group, then none of the preceding ballots in that group may be counted, and the petitions in that group must be balloted on separately. If, on the collective ballot for affiliation (when accompanied by a letter of good standing), a twothirds vote is not obtained, the procedure with respect to collective voting shall apply as outlined above for degrees. To repeal SECTION 14.090. BALLOT EXAMINATION. By vote of the Grand Lodge the Substitute Amendments to Sections 13.070 and 14.050 were ADOPTED and Section 14.090 was REPEALED.


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PROPOSAL TO AMEND SECTION 33 OF THE BY-LAWS OF THE GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI is submitted for consideration by the Grand Lodge: SECTION 35.021. As PROPOSED. All proposed amendments, changes or repeals to these by-laws (hereafter referred to as the proposal) shall be offered to the Grand Lodge for a vote as presented by the originators of the proposal. No person or committee shall have authority to change the content of the proposal, except that: (a) The Committee on Jurisprudence may make any change with the consent of an originators of the proposal. (b) Any member of the Grand Lodge may offer a motion to amend the proposal. Motions to amend are adopted by a majority vote. (c) The power of the Committee on Jurisprudence to rule a proposal as improper may not be impaired.

Statement Q[ Purpose;

The proposed amendment is intended to provide additional guidance in the presentation of future proposed amendments to the Grand Lodge for the purpose of voting on them. This amendment would require that future amendments would be presented as written except if changed by the Jurisprudence Committee and then only with the consent of every brother who signed the original proposal. The proposed amendments could also be changed by a motion to amend. M.W. Schneider stated that the Jurisprudence Committee could not recommend the adoption of this proposal. M.W. Cole entertained a motion that this proposal be rejected. The motion was made, seconded and by vote of the Grand Lodge REJECTED.

PROPOSED BY-LAW (SECTION NUMBER NOT SUBMITrED): When a Petition for Affiliation presented to any subordinate lodge is accompanied by a Dimit without Privileges, the Committee of Investigation appointed to search for information as to the petitioner's fitness and eligibility to become a member of the lodge petitioned must communicate with the lodge which issued the Dimit to ascertain whether reprehensible or un-Masonic conduct may have been a factor in the issuance of such a Dimit. It shan be the duty of the secretary of the lodge petitioned to inform the Committee of Investigation as to the nature of the Dimit and their duty with respect to a Dimit without Privileges. Statement Q[ Purpose.'

The purpose of this proposed addition to the By-Laws of the Grand


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Lodge of the State of Missouri is to effect more thorough and careful investigation of petitioners for affiliation and prevent acceptance of petitioners who have been found unworthy of membership in their former lodge and undesirable for Masonic membership. M.W. Schneider stated that the Jurisprudence Committee could not recommend the adoption of this proposal nor was it in proper form; thus, the Committee deemed this proposal improper for consideration. M.W. Cole entertained a motion that this proposal be rejected. The motion was made, seconded and by vote of the Grand Lodge the proposal was REJECTED.

PROPOSITION TO REPEAL OR DELETE SECTION 21.011 AND 21.021 OF ARTICLE 21. REASON FOR PROPOSITION: Lodge!:, outside the Territorial Jurisdiction of a Lodge may not be capable or willi ng to make the proper investigation into the eligibility, CHARACTER, and fitness of an applicant. It is already known that two thieves and an adulterer have been accepted, and one wife beater received a favorable report and would have been accepted if it had not been for the action of a member of the Territorial Jurisdiction to which he lived. It is our belief that it is better to lose several good applicants than to accept one bad one. It is also believed that the infringement into the Territorial Jurisdiction of a LodgE! is no more acceptable than the infringement by another Grand Lodge into the Jurisdiction of our Grand Lodge.

M.W. Schneider stated that the original proponents of this proposal to repeal had withdrawn their proposition.

PROPOSAL TO AMEND SECTIONS 35.010, 35.020 and 35.030. SECTION 35.010. PROPOSED ADDITION, REPEAL, AMENDMENT OR REVISION. Subject to the requirements of Section 35.020, at any

annual communication these by-Jaws may be added to, repealed, amended or revised by proposals in writing. Each proposal must be accompanied by a brief written statement as to the purpose thereof. SECTION 35.020. TIME, PRESENTATION, AND PUBLICATION. A proposed addition, repeal, amendment or revision of these by-laws may not be adopted unless it has been first delivered to the Grand Secretary, in writing and in the form proposed, at least 180 days before the annual communication at which it is to be submitted. The Grand Secretary shall mail to the subordinate lodges, no later than


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120 days prior to the annual communication, a copy of all proposed additions, repeals, amendments and revisions. Prior to publication, the Committee on Jurisprudence shall review any proposed addition, repeal, amendment or revision as to form and may propose alternative language, in lieu thereof, if the proposed alternative language does not alter the substance of the original proposal. If multiple proposals shall be submitted as to the same subject matter, only one such proposal shall be acted upon if such limitation is recommended by the Committee on Jurisprudence and approved by the Grand Master. Any such decision shall be noted upon the publication of such proposal. Only the proposal to be acted upon shall be included in the publication. Within the period of 180 days prior to any annual communication no proposed addition, repeal, amendment or revision to the by-laws may be submitted unless it shall be authorized by the Grand Master as a matter of an emergency nature. Any such proposal referred to in the preceding sentence shall be presented the first day of the annual communication, read, referred to the Committee on Jurisprudence, reread on the second day and then acted upon. SECTION 35.030. ACTION ON PROPOSALS. All proposals for changes in these by-laws are adopted or rejected, in whole or in part, by a majority vote.

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at fucws e:

These changes are designed to eliminate the need for a one year layover of proposals for changes to Grand Lodge by-laws. The amendments also provide for distribution of proposals in writing prior to the annual communication to allow for review and discussion by the subordinate lodges. No change would be made in Sections 35.025 or 35.040. M.W. Schneider stated that these proposed amendments must be voted on collectively. M.W. Schneider reported that the Jurisprudence Committee made no recommendations but found the proposals to be in proper form and be moved for their adoption. The motion was seconded and by vote of the Grand Lodge DEFEATED.

RESOLUTIONS PRESENTED MONDAY, SEPI'EMBER 30, 1991 FOR ACTION ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1991 RESOLUTION IN RE: James Alexander Garrison Estate

WHEREAS.

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Masonic Home of Missouri have been informed that James Alexander Garrison died on March 3, 1991, that his last will and testament dated July 18, 1988, has been admitted to probate in the Probate Division of the Circuit Court of Pinellas County, Florida, that Barnett Banks Trust Company, N .A. has been appointed Personal Representative of the Estate of said decedent, and the said estate is now being administered in the Probate Division of the Circuit Court of Pinellas County, Florida, File No. 91-1060-E3, and

WHEREAS, the Grand Lodge of Missouri, A.F. & A.M. and the Masonic Home of Missouri have been informed that pursuant to the last will and testament of James Alexander Garrison he bequeathed 4/19th of his residuary estate to "THE GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI, F. & A.M., for the use .and benefit of The Masonic Home at St. Louis, Missouri;' and WHEREAS the Grand Lodge of Missouri, AF. & A.M. and the Masonic Home of Missouri have been informed by the Personal Representative of the Estate of James Alexander Garrison that it will be required under the laws of the State of Florida to distribute the above described portion of said decedent's residuary estate to the Grand Lodge of Missouri, F. & A.M., for the benefit of the Masonic Home of Missouri, and WHEREAS all of the parties in interest agree that the Grand Lodge of Missouri, F. & A.M. as described in decedent's last will and testament is one and the same as the Grand Lodge of Missouri, A.F. & A.M., which is incorporated under the laws of the State of Missouri and has its principal office in the City of Columbia, Missouri, and WHEREAS, the Masonic Home of Missouri has been the principal charity of the Grand Lodge of Missouri, AF. & A.M., for many years, and the assets of the Masonic Home of Missouri have been managed by the Board of DirE!ctors thereof, and

WHEREAS, it is the opinion of the Grand Lodge of Missouri, A.F. & A.M., that in the interest of the Masonic Home of Missouri the

aforesaid residuary bequest of Jar.1es Alexander Garrison should be managed and subject to the direction of the Board of Directors of the Masonic Home of Missouri, and

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the said Grand Lodge to facilitate the transfer of the aforesaid residuary bequest of James Alexander Garrison to the Masonic Home of Missouri, and

WHEREAS, the Masonic Home of Missouri has agreed to accept from the Grand Lodge of Missouri, A.F. & A.M., the aforesaid residuary bequest of James Alexander Ganison for the purpose of using the same for the exclusive benefit of the Masonic Home of Missouri as may be determined by the Board of Directors of the Masonic Home of Missouri, rimY. THEREFORE. BE II RESOl.vED that the Grand Lodge of Missouri, AF. & A.M., hereby authorizes a majority of the principal executive officers of the said corporation, namely, the Grand Master, the Deputy Grand Master, the Senior Warden, and the Junior Grand Warden, to act in its behalf in all matters pertaining to the acceptance from the Estate of James Alexander Garrison, Deceased, of the residuary bequest which has heretofore been left to "THE GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI, F. & A.M., for the use and benefit of The Masonic Home at St. Louis, Missouri," and in connection therewith the Grand Master, or in his absence or in the event of his disability the Deputy Grand Master, the Senior Grand Warden or the Junior Grand Warden, in the order named, is hereby authorized to execute any and all receipts, releases and other documents which may be required in connection with the distribution of the residuary bequest provided under the will of James Alexander Garrison to "THE GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI, F. & A.M., for the use and benefit of The Masonic Home at St. Louis, Missouri," and

BE II FURTHER RESOLVED that upon the receipt of any distribution or distributions of all or any part of the assets of the residuary estate of James Alexander Garrison to which the Grand Lodge of Missouri, A.F. & A.M. shall be entitled, the Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Missouri, A.F. & A.M., or in his absence or in the event of his disability the Deputy Grand Master, the Senior Grand Warden or the Junior Grand Warden, in the order named, is hereby authorized to execute any and all documents which may be required in order to transfer said assets unto the Masonic Home of Missouri, a pro forma decree corporation organized under the laws of the State of Missouri, to be used exclusively for the benefit of the said Masonic Home of Missouri, and BE. [[ FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Grand Lodge of Missouri, A.F. & A.M. is hereby authorized to furnish a certificate or


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other evidence of the adoption of these resolutions to the Personal Representative of the Estate of James Alexander Garrison, Deceased, or to any other party or parties whomsoever in connection with the implementation of the provisions of these resolutions. The undersigned members in good standing hereby request the approval of the attached resolution for the reasons stated therein.

D.

ROBERT DoWNEY FRANK AMES ARNOLD DALE C. MOTTER

M.W. Schneider stated that the Jurisprudence Committee recommended and he moved that the resolution be approved. The motion was seconded and by vote of the Grand Lodge (213 majority) APPROVED.

RESOLUTION IN RE: Requested support for the Missouri Masonic Foundation for the Prevention of Substance Abuse, Inc.

WHEREAS, at the 1990 Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge authorization was grant.ed for the establishment of a corporation for the purpose of providing funds for scientific, educational and charitable purposes in preventing and identifying substance abuse among children, and

WHEREAS. the Missouri Masonic Foundation or the Prevention of Substance Abuse, Inc., has been incorporated under the laws of Missouri, and WHEREAS, the Internal RevHnue Service has issued a ruling recognizing the tax-exempt status of said corporation, and WHEREAS, training programs for educational professionals have been and are to be held undf~r the auspices of the Department of Education of the State of Missouri utilizing training materials and procedures made available through the Missouri Masonic Foundation for the Prevention of Substance Abuse, Inc., and WHEREAS, the training programs heretofore presented have been funded through the generosity of a small number of Lodges, Brethren and friends, and WHEREAS, the success of the program has generated an immediate opportunity to render significant service to the youth of


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Missouri who are threatened by the drug menace, and

WHEREAS. additional funding is necessary for the growth and continuing viability of the program, and WHEREAS. practical steps need to be taken to afford all the Masons of Missouri an opportunity to participate in this important endeavor. wnY. THEREFORE路 BE II RESOLVED, that the constituent Lodges of the Grand Lodge of Missouri A.F. & A.M. are hereby authorized and encouraged to promote the collection of gifts of money and other property to be used by the said Foundation and in that connection to encourage Brethren to make contributions at the time of payment of their 1992 dues, and the Lodges are further authorized and encouraged to engage in fund raising activities for the benefit of the Foundation. It is the sense of the Grand Lodge that all such monies collected shall be promptly remitted to the Grand Secretary for transfer to the Foundation to facilitate the accomplishment of its mission to the children and youth of Missouri. Fraternally submitted, DoNALD E. SCOTT, Past Master, of Independence Lodge No. 76 JEFFREY O. NATIONS, Past Master, of Purity Lodge No. 658 JAMES H. COBBAN, Past Master, of United Lodge No.5 M.W. Schneider stated that the Jurisprudence Committee had reviewed the proposition and recommended its approval. M.W. Schneider moved for the approval of the resolution. The motion was seconded and by vote of the Grand Lodge (213 majority) APPROVED. M.W. Schneider stated that the Report of the Jurisprudence Committee was concluded. M.W. Schneider moved that the Report, as amended by the Grand Lodge, be adopted and printed in the PROCEEDINGS. The motion was seconded and by vote of the Grand Lodge ACCEPTED. CHARLES E. BECRAFr TuRNER JONES

WALTER L. WALKER, P.G.M. LAWRENCE N. WEENICK VERN H. SCHNEIDER, P.G.M., Chairman PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE GRAND LODGE CONSTITUTION AND GRAND LODGE BY-LAWS


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Presented to lie over for Action at the 171st Annual Communication to be held in Columbia during October 1992. R.W. Brother Terry C. Alexander, Grand Secretary, read the following proposed amendments: ARTICLE5.CO~TTEES

PROPOSAL TO AMEND SECTION 5.190. BY-LAWS SECTION 5.190.

By-Laws DWl ill JWi JUl follows;

The Committee on By-Laws provides for and supervises the publication of all annual annotations and supplements to the ByLaws. It notes in the supplements all new provisions, as well as amendments, and repealed or reer.acted sections. Etc., Etc. SECTION 5.190.}h :Lalu

recommendation JUl follows;

That the "CONSTITUTION and BY-LAWS" be reprinted in it's entirety. That the reprinted version be bound in a loose leaf form, a six (6) ring, 6" x 9" size hard cover binder. Statement Q[ Purpose.路

Once this is accomplished the "CONSTITUTION and BY-LAWS" should never have to be reprinted again as the loose leafs would replace old pages that change from year to year. This would keep the book uniform with everything in order eliminating the confusion now at hand by having to research two portions which is very annoying when in a hurry to find an answer. EUGENE D. COOK, Master, Fe路nton Lodge #281, A.F. & A.M. LIONEL GoEDE, Past Master, Fenton Lodge #281, A.F. & A.M. WALTER NICHOLS, Past Master, Valley Park Lodge #629, A.F. & A.M. JAMES GRECO, SR., Past Master, Mizpah Lodge #639, A.F. & A.M. JOHN ScHOEI\"TAG, Sr. Warden, Rose Hill Lodge #550, A.F. & A.M. CHARLES W. LEACH, Rt. Wor. Bro., PM, Forest Park Lodge #578, A.F. & A.M.

PROPOSAL TO INSTALL LODGE EDUCATION OFFICER WITH OTHER APPOINTED OFFICERS This proposal will require amendments in the following Parts, Articles and Sections of the Constitution and By-Laws of the Grand Lodge of Missouri:


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(pp 38) n SUBORDINATE LODGE ORGANIZATIONS (pp 44) ARTICLE 8, LODGE OFFICERS

SECTION 8.010 OFFICERS OF LODGES (See also SECTION 9.180 LODGE EDUCATION OFFICER (pp 28) of 1989 CUMULATIVE ANNUAL POCKET PART路 ANNOTATED CONSTITUTION AND BY路 LAWS).

Mn! DJEREFOBE BE 11: RESOLVED that Article 8 of the Grand Lodge Constitution and By-Laws, Section 8.010 "Officers of Lodges" be Amended by adding to the listed Appointive Officers following the word "Tiler," the Position of "Lodge Education Officer." The second sentence of Section 8.010 will then read: "The Appointive Officers are the Chaplain, Marshal, Senior and Junior Deacons, Senior and Junior Stewards, Tiller and ~ Education

QfIkm:. The Lodge Education Officer is to be duly installed with the other elected and appointed officers in accordance with Section 8.090, "Installation Required to be Recorded." Supporting this Proposal are the following Facts and Observations: Since the establishment in 1984 of the Position of Lodge Education Officer by then Grand Master Vern H. Schneider (1984-85) the duties of Lodge Education Officers (in most Lodges) have been refined, redirected and enhanced, resulting in well deserved appreciation of the valuable contributions to Masonry by many of these Lodge Education Officer. To be specific, Lodge Education Officers (L.E.O.'s) have taken the initiative for planning and executing vital Public Informational and Educational activities such as Grand Master's Blue Lodge Open House Days, Relations with Press, Radio and Television Stations, Coordinating Public Relations and Promotional Efforts with High Schools, Colleges and other Community and Governmental Agencies. Lodge Education Officers receive communications and instructional materials from Grand Lodge. They have been regularly trained (along with other Lodge officers) in District and Grand Lodge Seminars and other educational and promotional activities. This past year, Lodge Education Officers have, in cooperation with their Lodge Masters and District Deputy Grand Masters successfully implemented the "Focus on the Future" Video Tape Kit Program, A coordinated, State-Wide Drive for Membership Recruitment.


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In this connection, several L.E.O. 's have scheduled and successfully carried out Open House Public Membership Drives, sometimes using free Fish Frys or Barbecues as an attraction. These efforts yielded six or more petitions at one meeting in several areas. Valuable lists of prospective members, for later follow-up are also obtained. Additionally, the high level of contacts with community leaders; business men and governmental officials seems to require that the position of Lodge Education Officer be elevated to the status of Officer in his Lodge. Further indication of the significance of the Lodge Education Officer is that each Lodge is required to hold a minimum of three programs conducted by the L.E.O. during the Masonic Year to qualify for the Grand Lodge Achievement Award. Submitted by: MILLET J. WOLKEN, Former s.~c'y, Meridian #2 & L.E.O. Potosi #131 LLOYD SCHAINKER, P.M,. Benjamin Franklin Lodge # 642 GRACIN E. AKERS, Past Master, Tyro Lodge # 12

PROPOSAL TO AMEND SECTION 14.040. SECTION 14.040. MUST LIE OVER. now reads: No petition may be balloted on until four weeks after it is received.

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SECTION 14.040. MUST LIE OVER. No petition may be balloted on prior to a committee ofinvestig2.tion report.

Statement Q[ Purpose

This amendment will still providH safeguards for admission into our Masonic fraternity, but will eliminate the requirement to wait a minimum of four weeks before a petition can be ;:>alloted on. LAWRENCE A. WEIGUM, Sr. Master, Charity Lodge #331 GoRDON E. HOPKINS, Past Master, Charity Lodge #331 DoNALD E. SCOTT, Past Master, Independence # 76

ARTICLE 15. CONFERRAL OF DEGREES PROPOSAL TO AMEND SECTION 15.010. CONFERRING DEGREES. SECTION 15.010.

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A candidate may not receive more than one degree at the same communications, nor may he be advanced in less than four (4) weeks after the preceding degree is conferred. SEcrION 15.010. Conferring Degrees should read 8S follows: A candidate may not receive more than one degree at the same communications, however, he may be advanced in less than four (4) weeks after the preceding degree, having shown a suitable proficiency.

Statement Q[ PUCj?Ose: This proposed amendment will allow those who 11ave the ability to learn their proficiency in less than four (4) weeks to advance to the next degree allowing flexibility to candidates with a time problem. EUGENE D. CooK, Master, Fenton Lodge '281, A.F. & A.M. LIONEL GoEDE, Past Master, Fenton Lodge '281, A.F. & A.M. JAMES GRECO, SR., Past Master, Mizpah Lodge 1639, A.F. & A.M. JOHN ScHOENTAG, Sr. Warden, Rose Hill Lodge '550, A.F. & A.M. GEORGE FETI'ERS, Sr. Warden, Fenton Lodge '281, A.F. & A.M. CHARLES W. LEACH, Rt. Wore Bro., PM, Forest Park Lodge #578, A.F. & A.M. PROPOSAL TO AMEND SECTION 15.010. CONFERRING DEGREES SECTION 15.010. CONFERRING DEGREES. now reads: A candidate may not receive more than one degree at the same communication, nor may he be advanced in less than four weeks after the preceding degree is conferred.

SU AIJ , BE AMENDED 10 READ; SECTION 15.010. CONFERRING DEGREES. A candidate may not receive more than one degree at the same communication, nor may he be advanced until he has shown suitable proficiency in the next preceding degree.

Statement Q[ Puc.pose: This amendment will allow a candidate to advance as soon as he has shown suitable proficiency in the next preceding degree. LAWRENCE A. WEIGUM, SR., Master, Charity Lodge #331 GoRDON E. HOPKINS, Past Maser, Charity Lodge #331 DoNALD E. ScOIT, Past Master, Charity Lodge *331


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PROPOSAL TO AMEND SECTION 15.020. SAME (1st paragraph) SECTION 15.020. SAME (1st paragraph). now reads: The first sections of the first and second degrees, and the first and second section third degree cannot be conferred on more than one candidate at the same time. In conferring the third degree on any candidate, the first and second sections of the degree must be without any break in their continuity. Each degree must be conferred in its entirety at the same communication.

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m READ;

SECTION 15.020. SAME (1st paragraph). The first section of the first and second degrees, and thE! first and second sections of the third degree may, at the option of each subordinate lodge, be conferred on more than one candidate at the same time. Any subordinate lodge may exercise the said option pursuant to a majority vote of members present at a stated meeting, if notice of intention to vote on the matter shall have been given to the members in accordance with established lodge custom. In conferring the third degree, the first and second sections of the degree must be without any break in their continuity.

Statement Q[ Purpose.'

This amendment will allow lodges receiving large numbers of petitions for degrees to remain current in their degree work, and will prevent the problem of having to reschedule degree work if a lecturer cannot be available. This amendment is not intended to generate a "class" concept of degree conferrals, but is intended for those lodges wanting to utilize it - to provide the very best degree work for a growing number of candidates, with an ever decreasing number of degree workers and lecturers. LAWRENCE A. WEIGUM, SR., Master, Charity Lodge #331 GoRDON E. HOPKINS, Past Master, Charity Lodge #331 JEFFREY C. KrITSMILLER, Pas': Master, Gardenville Lodge #655 ARTICLE 15. CONFERRAL OF DEGREES PROPOSAL TO AMEND SECTION 15.010. CONFERRING DEGREES SECTION

15.020. SAME.

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Section of the Third Degree." 15.020. Paragraphs following above "Statement" to remain and to be assigned a SECTION NUMBER. Statement fli Purpose: SKcnON

This proposed amendment will assign a SECTION NUMBER to this law and allow it to become a part of the "Constitution and By-Laws" the same as all other By-Laws in the publication. FUriM Statement Di Purpose.路

Discontinue the reading of the Statement and the paragraphs following, as no other By=Laws are required to be read. This has been in existence for fifteen (15) years and requires no further notoriety. EUGENE D. COOK, Master, Fenton Lodge *281, AF. & A.M. FRANCIS JETT, Past Master, Fenton Lodge *281, AF. & A.M. WALTER NICHOLS, Past Master, Valley Park Lodge 1629, AF. & AM. JAMES GRECO, SR., Past Master, Mizpah Lodge 1639, AF. & AM. JOHN ScHOENTAG, Sr. Warden, Rose Hill Lodge *550, AF. & AM. CHARLES W. LEACH, Rt. Wor. Bro., PM, Forest Park Lodge *578, AF.&AM. PROPOSAL TO AMEND SECTION 15.020. SAME (1st paragraph, last sentence). AND PROPOSAL TO ADD SECTION 15.025. LECTURE AND CHARGE. 15.020. SAME (1st paragraph, last sentence). The last sentence shall be deleted in its entirety.

SECTION

PROPOSAL TO AMEND SECTION 15.025. LECTURE AND CHARGE. SECTION 15.025. LECTURE AND CHARGE. The lecture and charge of a degree shall, whenever practicable, be given at the same communication in which the degree is conferred. If a lecturer is not available, the lecture and charge should be given as soon as possible; but, in no event maya proficiency examination be given before receiving the lecture and charge of that degree.

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having to re-schedule if an unexpected problem comes up in regard to the lodge's ability to present a lecture. LAWRENCE A WEIGUM, SR., Master, Charity Lodge 1331 GoRDON E. HOPKINS, Past Master, Charity Lodge 1331 ARTICLE 15. CONn~RRALOF DEGREES PROPOSAL TO AMEND SECTION 15.010. CONFERRING DEGREES SECTION 15.061. PROFICIENCY REQUIRED, When. ADD additional statement: The Secretary of each lodge is required to notify the Grand Secretary by June 30th of each year the number of Brethren notified by First Notice and the number of Brethren notified by Further Notice and the Number of Brethren Suspended on Failure. Statement

at Purpose.'

This notification would assure the Grand Secretary that the By-Laws in this Article were being complied with by each lodge. EUGENE D. COOK, Master, Fenton Lodge 1281, AF. & AM. JOHN FOWLER Jr. Warden, Fenton Lodge 1281, A.F. & A.M. WALTER NICHOLS, Past Master, Valley Park Lodge 1629, A.F. & A.M. JAMES GRECO, SR., Past Master, Mizpah Lodge 1639, AF. & A.M. JOHN ScHOENTAG, Sr. Warden, Rose Hill Lodge 1550, A.F. & A.M. CHARLES W. LEACH, Rt. Wor. Bro., PM, Forest Park Lodge 1578, A.F.&A.M. PROPOSAL TO REPEAL SECTIONS 22.080 AND 22.110 OF THE GRAND LODGE BY-LAWS AND TO AnOn THE FOLLOWING NEW SECTION 22.080. RESOLVED: That the existing Sections 22.080 and 22.110 of the Grand Lodge By-Laws be repealed and the following new Section 22.080 be adopted: SECTION 22.080. TRANSFER. Upon transfer of membership to another constituent Lodge of this Grand Jurisdiction an endowment fund member may transfer his endowment to such Lodge as provided by law. Also, when two or more Lodges consolidate any endowed memberships held by either of such Lodges shall become the property of the surviving Lodge. Upon the dissolution or demise of an fmdowed Lodge, the holder of the


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endowed Lodge membership, if living, may transfer the endowed the Missouri Lodge with which he affiliates. If the endowed member is deceased and his Lodge ceases to exist, the endowed membership shall revert to the Grand Lodge Endowment Fund.

~membership to

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To correct the inconsistency between Section 22.080, adopted in 1989 which prohibits transfer of endowed memberships and Section 22.110 adopted in 1990 which allows transfer of endowed memberships. The last sentence of new Section 22.080 is adopted from old Section 22.080. LAWRENCE A. WEIGUM, SR., Master, Charity Lodge #331 CHARLES E. BECRAFI', P.M., St. Joseph Lodge #78

PROPOSAL TO REPEAL SECTIONS 32.040 OF THE GRAND LODGE BY-LAWS AND TO ADOPT THE FOLLOWING NEW SECTION 32.040 RESOLVED: That the existing Sections 32.040 be repealed and the following new Section 32.040 be adopted: SECTION 32.040. EFFECT OF BALLOT. A Freemason who has been indefinitely suspended or expelled by his lodge may be restored to membership in his lodge by a two-thirds favorable vote of the members present. If he receives less than a two-thirds vote, he may petition the Grand Lodge to be restored. The petition must state that he has applied to and been rejected by his lodge. A favorable vote by the Grand Lodge does not restore the Freemason to Lodge membership, and he receives a Dimit Without Privileges from the Grand Lodge. Statement

at PU02Qse'

To require a two-thirds vote to restore an indefinitely suspended or expelled Freemason to his original lodge membership and to provide provisions for appeal to the Grand Lodge. Adoption of this proposition automatically repeals Sec. 32.050 and 32.070 of the By-laws. LAWRENCE N. WEENICK, P.M., Clayton Lodge #601 CHARLES E.BECRAFT, P.M., St. Joseph Lodge ~n8


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PROPOSAL TO REPEAL SECTION 32.080 OF THE GRAND LODGE BY-LAWS AND TO ADOPT THE FOLLOWING NEW SECTION 32.080.

RESOLVED: That the existing S.~ctions 32.080 be repealed and the following new Section 32.080 be adopted: SECTION

32.080. PETITION FOR RESTORATION.

A Freemason who has been indefinitely suspended or expelled by a Lodge no longer in existence or by the Gmnd Lodge may petition the Grand Lodge for Restoration. The Petition for Restoration must be made by a letter requesting restomtion, addressed to the Grand Lodge, personally signed by the F'reemason and must be filed with the Grand Secretary not later than thirty days prior to an Annual Communication. The Grand Secretary shall forward the petition to the Chairman of the Grand Lodge Committee on Appeals and Grievances, who shall cause an investigation to be made. The Chairman of the Appeals and Grievances Committee shall present the report of the actions of the Committee, with its recommendations, to the Gmnd Lodge. A two-thirds favorable vote is required to restore a Freemason who has been indefinitely suspended or expelled by a Lodge no longer in existence or by the Grand Lodge. If the Grand Lodge approves the Petition, the Freemason is restored; and the Grand Secretary, as soon as practicable, shall prepare and forward to him the official Dimit Without Privileges of the Grand Lodge of Missouri. The restoration of an indefinitely suspended or expelled Freemason by the Grand Lodge does not restore him to membership in his lodge. The Grand Lodge shall not rece-ive the Petition for Restoration of an indefinitely suspended or expelled Freemason sooner than 2 years from the date of suspension or expulsion, or the satisfaction of any sentence imposed upon him by a court of law, whichever is later, or from the date of a prior petition. Statement Q[ Purpose:

To establish procedures for restoration of a Freemason who has been indefinitely suspended or expelled by a Lodge no longer in existence or by the Grand Lodge. FRANK AMES ARNOLD, P.M., Cooper Lodge #36 LAWRENCE N. WEENICK, P.M., Clayton Lodge #601 CHARLES E. BECROFT, PM., St.. Joseph Lodge #78


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PROPOSAL TO AMEND RESOLUTION RE: "THE TRUMAN MEDAL" BE IT RESOLVED: That the Grand Lodge of Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons of the State of Missouri establishes the Truman Medal, to be awarded by the Grand Master to individual Freemasons for their distinguished service to the Fraternity. [Fraternity meaning the Blue Lodge, not service performed in the Appendant Bodies. The Grand Master will cause an election to be held in each of the 61 Masonic Districts on or before the 15th Day of June. The election will be conducted by the District Deputy Grand Masters whereby each lodge in the district which wishes to participate will elect one brother from their lodge and present his name to the District Deputy Grand Master with his resume and Masonic history. The District Deputy Grand Master will enter the names submitted to him on a paper ballot with their resumes to be returned to each lodge in his district. The Lodge immediately upon receiving the ballot will vote by paper ballot for the candidates listed thereon and return their ballot and all related material to the District Deputy Grand Master. In cases of ties the District Deputy Grand Master and the District Deputy Grand Lecturer will make a selection of one brother detennined by the resumes of the Brethren. The District Deputy Grand Master will mail the name selected from his District to the Grand Secretary on or before the 15th of August. Any candidate's name presented after that date will not be considered for that Grand Lodge Communication. The Grand Secretary will compile a list of names presented to him with their resumes. The Grand Master will select Ten (10) District Deputy Grand Masters who represent 10 different geographic areas of the State as widely separated from each other as possible. This Committee will consist of 9 voting members and one Chairman which will reduce the list to 3 candidates. These 3 names will be presented to the Grand Master before the end of the First Day of the Annual Communication with their Resumes. The Grand Master shall make his selection from this list. No officer of the Grand Lodge may participate as prospective candidates for this award.] The medal is described as follows: Bronze, one and one-half inches in diameter, suspended on a plain blue folded ribbon, to be pinned on the left breast. Observe: A head and shoulder image of Most Worshipful Brother Harry S Truman, wearing the Grand Master's collar, with wording around periphery, Harry S Truman -- Grand Master of Missouri -1940-1941.


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Reverse: Lower center, within circular cable tow, Grand Lodge of Missouri, A.F. and A.M., with wording around the periphery. For Distinguished Service to Freemasonry. (1983-125) Statement gf. Purpose:

To do away with a system which might appear to be a spoils system. To assist the Grand Master in making a selection of the best candidate within the entire state. To give the Brethren in the local areas of the state the same chance as the Brethren from the large metropolitan areas. To give a Brother a realistic and achieveable goal to work toward in each Masonic District. Fraternally submitted, RUSSELL D. KOHL, Past MastA~r, Censer Lodge #172 LLOYD E. POORE, P.M., Censer Lodge #172 W.J. HOLLINGSWORTH, P.M., Nodaway Lodge #470 W.C. HOLLINGSWORTH, P.M., Mound City Lodge #294 LEONARD D. STOLEY, P.M., Koshkonong Lodge #582 JAMES B. GIBSON, SR., P.M., Robert Burns Lodge #496

FINAL REPORT OF TIlE COMMITrEE ON CREDENTIALS October 12, 1991 To the Grand Lodge A.F. & A.M. ofMissouri:

BRETHREN: Your Committee on Credentials !':.ubmits the following report: At the present session of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge, there are represented 426 Subordinate Lodges, and no Lodges V.D., and there are present: Grand Lodge Officers................................................................... 23 Assistant Grand Tilers 5 Past Grand Masters and Past Grand Officers 18 District Deputy Grand Masters 49 46 District Deputy Grand Lecturers...................................... Past Masters..... 322 360 Worshipful Masters Senior Wardens............................................................................ 183 Junior Wardens............................................................................ 131 Chairmen and members of Grand Lodge Committees 44 Distinguished Visitors 7 Total......................................................................................... 1190 Lodges without representation

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Fraternally submitted, CECIL O. BLAYLOCK

KENNETH TEBBE REV. CHARLES MILLER ALBERT H. SoLARI

RAy HILTON, Chairman R.W. Brother Ray Hilton, Chairman, moved that this report be accepted and printed in the PROCEEDINGS. The motion was seconded and by vote of the Grand Lodge ACCEPrED.

REPORT OF COMMI1TEE ON MILEAGE AND PER DIEM To the Grand Lodge AF. & AM. ofMissouri BRETHREN:

Your Committee on Mileage and Per Diem reports amounts paid for attendance at this, the 170th Annual Communication of this Grand Lodge, held in the City of Jefferson City, Mo., September 30 and October I, 1991. Grand Imge Officers............................................................. Past Grand Masters & Other Past GR. Officers District Deputy Grand Masters District Deputy Grand Lecturers.......................................... Sub-totals Grand Lodge Officers COMMITrEES: Appeals and Grievances Building Supervisory Bd Credentials Jurisprudence Masonic Education Mileage and Per Diem Public Relations Ways and Means Chairmen of Other Standing Committees

2,730.70 2,213.60 5,936.60 5,821.70 16,702.60

$373.80 355.50 815.70 339.00 575.70 645.50 512.30 151.80 483.60

Sub-totals of Committees

$4,252.90

Thtal of Grand Lodge Officers & Committees Assistant Grand TIlers Representatives of Charter Lodges Representatives of Lodges under Dispensation

$20,955.50 704.60 47,985.30

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JACK R. CLARK, SR., Chairman HARRY R. BECKER WILLIAM H. WELLS CECIL H. HURT GEORGE JURSCH SYLVAN SCHOENBERG

R.W. Brother Clark moved that this report be received and subject to corrections printed in the PROCEEDINGS. The motion was seconded and by vote of the Grand Lodge the report was RECEIVED.

ANNOUNCEMENT OF APPOINTMENTS FOR GRAND LODGE YEAR 1991-1992 The Grand Secretary, Thrry C. AleKander, read the appointments made by Grand Master-Elect D. Robert Downey for the year 1991-1992. Appointive Grand Officers District Deputy Grand Masters District Deputy Grand Lecturers Chairmen and Members of Standing Committees Chairmen and Members of Special Committees The Auditor

OPEN INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS M.W. Past Grand Master Vern H. Schneider M.W. Past Grand Master Fielding A. Poe M.W. Past Grand Master Elvis A. Mooney

Installing Officer Installing Chaplain Installing MarshaL

THE GRAND LODGE OFFICERS FOR THE YEAR 1991-1992 Grand Master Deputy Grand Master Senior Grand Warden Junior Grand Warden Grand 1'reasurer Grand Secretary Grand Lecturer Senior Grand Deacon Junior Grand Deacon Senior Grand Steward Junior Grand Steward Senior Grand Marshal Junior Grand MarshaL Grand Sword Bearer

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Martin B.1bybes Ronald R. Bollinger Sidney Shear The Rev. Carl L. Radford The Rev. Elmer E. Revelle The Rev. Allen L. Vancil The Rev. Kevin E. Weaver The Rev. Ronald E. Wood, Jr. Thomas H. McCully James H. Cockerham Larry Dale Ross

PRESENTATIONS TO MOST WORSHIPFUL GRAND MASTER D. ROBERT DOWNEY Apron Jewel Lapel Pin Gold Card

M.W. Brother William H. Chapman M.W. Brother Earl K. Dille M.W. Brother William J. Hill R.W. Brother Terry C. Alexander

M.W. Brother William H. Chapman, Past Grand Master, in behalf of the Square Club of the GIst District, presented Grand Master Downey with an apron case. M.W. Brother Walter L. Walker, Past Grand Master, presented Grand Master Downey with a top hat.

REMARKS OF M.W. GRAND MASTER D. ROBERT DOWNEY M.W. Brother D. Robert Downey addressed the Grand Lodge and expressed his appreciation for the opportunity to serve as Grand Master, his gratitude to the Installing Officers, and his appreciation for the special courtesies extended him, and for the gifts presented him. Grand Master Downey asked all the brethren to join him in a spirit of cooperation in order to ensure the success of the Grand Lodge in its 171st year.

PRESENTATIONS TO MOST WORSHIPFUL BROTHER DANIEL F. COLE R.W Brother Frank Ames Arnold presented M.W. Past Grand Master Daniel F. Cole the Patent that certified service to the Grand Lodge of Missouri as Grand Master from September 25, 1990 to October 1, 1991. Also, R.W. Arnold stated that on completion a booklet containing the 170th Session Program, Address of the Grand Master, the Masonic Home Board Report and the four (4) issues of the Freemason Magazine would be presented to M.W. Past Grand Master Cole. A symbolic presentation was made by R.W. Broti-.er Arnold.


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CLOSING The 170th Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons of the State of Missouri was closed until the next Annual Communication -- the 171st -- on Monday, October 5, 1991 at Columbia. R.W. Brother Sidney Shear, Grand Chaplain, pronounced the Benediction.

(Sig. - Daniel F. Cole) (Seal)

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FRANK AMES ARNOLD

.Deputy Grand Master 733 Main St., Boonvill< 66233

DAlE C. MOTI'ER

Senior Grand Warden P.O. Box 252, Kirksville 63501

GORDON E. HOPKlN'S

Junior Grand Warden 2212 Chambers Ave., St. Joseph 64506

W. MARION LUNA

Grand 7'reasurer 1101 N. Main St., Piedmont 63967

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800 Hwy. 83 North, Columbia 85201·8697

S1'ANTON T. BROWN

Grand ucturer Box 230, Buckner 64016

JAMES H. COBBAN'

.8enior Grand Deacon 2611 W. Grand, Springfield 66802

DONALD E. SCOTI'

Junior Grand Deacon 14909 E. 39th St., Independence 64055

JEF'F'REY O. NATIONS

Senior Grand Steward 10101 Jet11eigh Lane, St. Louis 63123

STEVEN I. TOYBES

Junior Grand Steward 7777 Bonhomme, Suite 1910, 8t. Louis 63105

WII3RED G. SOUTIEA

Senior Grand Marshal 2948 Finestown Rd., St. Louis 63129

PAUL M. ELLIOTI'

Junior Grand Marshal P.O. Box 50, Kirksville 63501

M. ROBERT BERGER

Grand Sword Bearer 2200 Washington Ave., St. Louis 63103

MARTIN B. TOYBES

Grand Pursuiuant 1116 Chantal Ln., St. Louis 63132

REV. RONALD R. BOLLINGER

Grand Chaplain

701 College Park Dr., Kirksville 63501

REV. CARL L. RADFORD

Grand Chaplain

2334 Sout.h Dollison Ave., Springfield 65807

REV. ELMER E. REVELLE

Grand Chaplain

2761 Telegraph Rd., St.. Louis 63125

SIDNEY SHEAR

Grand Chaplain 1102 Woodlake Village Dr., Creve Coeur 63141

REV. ALLEN L. VAN'CIL

Grand Chaplain 206 DuffSt., Macon 63552

REV. KEVIN E. WEAVER

Grand Chaplain

3705 Meadow Dr., House Springs 63051

REV. RONALD E. WOOD, JR

Grand Chaplain

2301 Stnlder, St. Joseph 64503

JAMES H. COCKERliAM

Grand Orator 8307 Racquet Dr., St. Louis 63121

mOMAS H. McCULLY

Grand Orator

4505 N.W. Normandy Ln., N. Kansas City 64116

lARRY' DALE ROSS

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APPEALS AND GRIEVANCES: Harry Gershenson, Sr., Chairman, Pierre Center, Suite 1144, 7733 Forsyth Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63105; James E. Brown, 305 N. Moffett Ave., Joplin, MO 64801; Robert W. Cockerham, 819 Holly Ridge Drive, Ballwin, MO (i3011; Lloyd L. Schainker, 7333 Balson Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63130; Daniel W. Imhoff. 939 A Boonville, Springfield, MO 65802. BUILDING SUPERVISORY BOARD: David A. Watson, Chairman, 2, 108 E. Hickory Street, Neosho, MO 64850; Bruce L. Smith (3), ~O. Box 1013, Warsaw, MO 65355; Melvin Burnett (I), Rt. I, Box 20, Bourbon, MO 6544l. BY-LAWS: Harry Gershenson, Jr., Chairman, Pierre Laclede Center, Suite 1144, 7733 Forsyth Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63105; Judge J. Morgan Donelson, P.G.M., P.O. Box 211, Princeton, MO 64673; Judge Ronald M. Belt, 1015 N. Jackson, Macon, MO 63552; William H Chapman, P.G.M., 9200 Watson Dr., Suite 110, P.O. Box ~~70010, St. Louis, MO 63126. CHARTERED LODGES: Neal J. Donaldson, Chairman, 5537 Valleyside Lane, St. Louis, MO 63128-3749; Wilfred G. Soutiea, Jr., 149 E. Bertrand, St. Louis, MO 63129-3841; Elmer D. Copeland, 2284 Louie Drive, Arnold, MO 63010-1850; Bobby Holland, 3110 Shackleford, Florissant, MO 63031-1006; Donald W. Blidegan, 714 Atalanta Ave., Webster Groves, MO 63119-1906 CORRESPONDENCE: Zelwin B. gaton, 904 E. Wall Street, Kirksville, MO 6350l. CREDENTIALS: Ray Hilton, Chairman, 2929 S. Barnes, Springfield, MO 65804; Cecil O. Blaylock, 1835 Nieman Dr., Cape Girardeau, MO 63701-2947; Kenneth H. F. Tebbe, 1005 Campion Lane, Florissant, MO 63031; Rev. Charles W. Miller, 13036 Geranium Ct., St. Louis, MO 63146; Albert Solari, 2555 Yorkshire Dr., Florissant, MO 63033. ENTERTAINMENT OF DISTINGUISHED GUESTS: Robert G. Parsons, Jr., Chairman, 2608 White Gate Dr., Columbia, MO 65202; Dale C. Motter, P.O. Box 252, Kirksville, MO 63501; Hillis Crowell, 3608 1-70 Dr. S.W., Columbia, MO 65203; D. Robert Downey (Ex-Officio), 13006 Musket Ct., St. Louis, MO 63146; Terry C. Alexander, 800 Highway 63 North, Columbia, MO 65201-6697; Robert Brockman, 1515 S. Christopher, Columbia, MO 65203. , FORMS AND CEREMONIES: E. Allen Kohler, Chairman, P.O. Box 170, Huntsville, MO 65259; Fredel;ck A. Troxel, Jr., 1005 S. 19th St., Blue Springs, MO 64015; Ralph O. Kolb, 8825 Anchorage Ln., St. Louis, MO 63126; Edwin L. Smith, 210 S. Kansas, Marceline, MO 64658; Frank P. Wilfley, Jr., Rt. 2, Box 84, Laddonia, MO 63352; Stanton T. Brown (ExOfficio), Box 230, Buckner, MO 640Ui. GRAND LODGE OFFICE BUILDING: H. Ray McKenzie, Chairman, Rt. I, 6070 Low Crossing Rd., Hallsville, MO 65255; Terry C. Alexander, 800 Hwy. 63 North, Columbia, MO 65201-6697; Robert J. Brockman, 1515 St. Christopher, Columbia, MO 65203; D. Robert Downey, 13006 Musket


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Ct.• St. Louis, MO 63146; Art E. Schneider, 5101 S. Hwy. KK, Columbia, M065203. GRAND MASTER'S ADDRESS: Daniel F. Cole. ~G.M .• Chairman. 6023 Southern Dr., Affton, MO 63123-1669; AND ALL PAST GRAND MASTERS IN ATTENDANCE. JURISPRUDENCE: Lawrence W. Weenick. Chairman. 506 Kingdel Ave., St. Louis. MO 63124; Warren R. Maichel, 12114 Bridle Trail Ln.• St. Louis, MO 63128; Walter L. Walker. P.G.M., P.O. Box 487. Neosho, MO 64850; Charles E. Becraft. 1209 Midyett Dr., St. Joseph, MO 64506; Vern H. Schneider. 100 N. Broadway. Suite 1150, St. Louis. MO 63102. LODGES UNDER DISPENSATION: Larry Bamner, Chairman, 4215 'fupelo, St. Louis, MO 63125; Robert Harper, 211 Sanford St., Jackson, MO 63755; Earl Orr, 7 Sharon Drive, Shelbina, MO 63468; D. Ray Edwards, P.O. Box 1187. Rolla, MO 65401; Charles H. 'furley, Rt. 5, Box 238, DeSoto, MO 63020. LONG RANGE PLANNING: GRAND MASTER, ADVANCING GRAND LODGE LINE AND: M. Robert Berger, 2200 Washington Ave., St. Louis, MO 63103; Richard L. Nelms, 3430 E. Covington St., Springfield, MO 65804-4069; W. Webb Edwards, 911 Wilshire Blvd., Branson, MO 65616. MASONIC BOARDS OF RELIEF: Miller J. Grimes, Chairman, 333 Norwich Court, Ballwin, MO 63011; Lon G. Orr, 1117 E. 13th, Carthage; MO 64836; Richard G. Thornton, 627 N. 25th, Apt. 308, St. Joseph, MO 64506. MASONIC EDUCATION: Richard L. Smith (2), Chairman, 459 Wilcox Ave., Kirkwood, MO 63122; Ronald D. Miller (3), 6 Catalina Drive, Kirksville, MO 63501; Larry Reynolds (3), Rt. 1, Box 262, Rogersville, MO 65742; C. Scott Grantham, Jr. (2), 1803 Huntington Dr., Cape Girardeau, MO 63701; Richard L. Nelms (1), 3430 E. Covington St., Springfield, MO 65804; Gordon E. Hopkins (Ex-Officio), 2212 Chambers Ave., St. Joseph, MO 64506; D. Robert Downey (Ex-Officio), 13006 Musket Ct., St. Louis, MO 63146; Frank Ames Arnold (Ex-Officio), 733 Main Street, Boonville, MO 65233; Dale C. Motter (Ex-Officio), P.O. Box 252, Kirksville, MO 63501. MILEAGE AND PER DIEM: Jack R. Clark, Chairman, 9931 McGee, Kansas City, MO 64114; William H. Wells, Jr., 8513 N. Cosby St., Apt. 222, Kam~es City, MO 64154; Harry R. Becker. 6943 Mardel Ave., St. Louis, MO 63109; Rev. Cecil H. Hurt, 4131 O'Bannon Rd., Apt. 8, St. Louis, MO 63129; Sylvian Schoeneberg, 203 Lake Imhoff Estates, California, MO 65018; George A. Jursch, 311 Catron Ave., Belton, MO 64012. NECROLOGY: ~ Vincent Kinkead, ~G.M., Chairman, Rt. 2, Box 2435, Farmington, MO 63640; William H Chapman, P.G.M., 9200 Watson Rd., Suite 110, P.O. Box 270010, St. Louis, MO 63126; Robert D. Jenkins, ~G.M., 2609 W. 70th St., Shawnee Mission, KS 66208. PUBLIC RELATIONS: Jeffrey C. Kitsmiller, Chairman (3), 1951 Donnel Drive, Barnhart, MO 63012; P. Vincent Kinkead, P.G.M. (1), Rt. 2, Box 2435, Farmington, MO 63640; Frederick F. Hegeman (3), Rt. I, Box 407, Cosby, MO 64436; Frederick A. Troxel, Jr. (1), 1005 South 19th, Blue


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Springs, MO 64015; Marvin W. Frost (2), Rt. 2, Box 141, Carthage, MO 64836; Paul M. Elliott (2), ~O. Box 72; Kirksville, MO 63501; Gordon E. Hopkins (Ex-Officio), 2212 Chambers Ave., St. Joseph, MO 64506; D. Robert Downey (Ex-Officio) 13006 Musket Ct., St. Louis, MO 63146; Frank Ames Arnold (Ex-Officio), 733 Main St., Boonville, MO 65233; Dale C. Motter (Ex-Officio), P.O. Box 225, Kirksville, MO 63501. RELIEF AND CHARITY: Dale C. Motter, Chairman, P.O. Box 225, Kirksville, MO 63501; Glenn Means, 2913 Castle Dr., Blue Springs, MO 64015; Gordon E. Hopkins, 2212 Chambers Ave., St. Joseph, MO 64506; Stephen B. Givens (Ex-Officio), 124 Oak Drive, St. Peters, MO 63376. RITUAL: Stanton T. Brown, Chairman, Box 230, Buckner, MO 64016; Jimmie L. Moreland, 1305 Wyandotte:, Seneca, MO 64865; Dennis L. Hammack, Rt. 2, Box 216, Elsberry, MO 63343; Richard W. Goff, 10074 Elise Dr., St. Louis, MO 63123; Dr. J. Edward Blinn, P.G.M., P.O. Box 14, Marshfield, MO 65706; Robert H. Stewart, 615 Oak St., Cuba, MO 65435. WAYS AND MEANS: John E. Wetzel (1), Chairman, 1410 S. Carolina St., Louisiana, MO 63353; Ray Hilton (2),2929 S. Barnes, Springfield, MO 65804; Paul Langemach (3), 303 N. Catalpa, Savannah, MO 64485; Richard Weber (2), 4084 Les Cherbourg Lane, Florissant, MO 63034; William H Chapman (1), 9200 Watson Rd., Suite 110, P.O. Box 270010, St. Louis, MO 63126; W. Marion Luna, Grand Treasurer, 1101 North Main Street, Piedmont, MO 63957. YOUTH: David E. Wilson, Chairman, 11212 Gravois No. 203, St. Louis, MO 63126; Dr. James J. Gibbons, 511 East Normal St., Springfield, MO 65807; Ronald Zumalt, 109 Lakeshore Drive, Kimberling City, MO 65686; Mel Mueller, 10911 Arctic, St. Louis, MO 63123; Lionel J. Goede, 715 Murray Drive, Fenton, MO 63026. SPECIAL COMMITTEES CHILDREN'S MIRACLE NETWORK COMMITTEE: Wayne H. Branson, Chairman, 2517 Midland Ridge Drive, Overland, MO 63114; Bobby Holland, 3110 Shakelford, Florissant, MO 63031; Barry L. Rodgers, 3511A Arsenal, St. Louis, MO 63118; Mike White, 5113 Shady Lane, Jefferson City, MO 65109; Bob Detherow, 3318 S. Elmira, Springfield, MO 65807; Fred J. Morrow, 4005 N. Grand, Kansas City, MO 64116. GEORGE WASHINGTON MASONIC NATIONAL MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION: Dr. J. Edward Blinn, P.G.M., Chairman, ~o. Box 14, Marshfield, MO 65706; Fielding A. Poe, P.G.M., 501 N. Lafayette St., Florissant, MO 63031; Elvis A. Mooney, ~G.M., Rt. 3, Bloomfield, MO 63825. GRAND LODGE CHARITY: D. Robert Downey, Chairman, 13006 Musket Ct., St. Louis, MO 63146; Frank Ames Arnold, 733 Main Street, Boonville, MO 65233; Gordon E. Hopkins, 2212 Chambers Ave., St. Louis, MO 64506; Dale C. Motter, P.O. Box 252, Kirksville, MO 63501; Terry C. Alexander, 800 Highway 63 North, Columbia, MO 65201-6697. INSURANCE COMMITTEE: Steven I. Toybes, Chairman, 7777 Bonhomme, Suite 1910, St. Louis, MO 6:n05; Roger L. Grob, 126 W. South,


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Gerald, MO 63037; John W. Fowler, 9110 Glencrest Drive, St. Louis, MO 63126. PUBLIC SCHOOLS: Dr. Charles J. McClain, Chairman, P.O. Box 104593, Jefferson City, MO 65110; Albert J. Elfrank, Rt. 2, Advance, MO 63730; Elvis A. Mooney, P.G.M., Rt. 3, Bloomfield, MO 63825; Lee E. Evinger, 6103 Arabian Lane, St. Joseph, MO 64506; Dr. M. Graham Clark, School of the Ozarks, Box 5, Point Lookout, MO 65726. RECOGNITION OF FOREIGN GRAND LODGES: Fielding A. Poe, ~G.M., Chairman, 501 N. Lafayette St., Florissant, MO 63031; Martin B. Toybes, 1116 Chantal Lane, St. Louis, MO 63132. SPEAKERS BUREAU: Paul B. Tobias, Chairman, 72 Tempest Drive, Chesterfield, MO 63017; Phillip O. Key, 4251 Greensboro Dr., St. Charles, MO 63303; William J. Hill, P.G.M., Suite 250, The Palace Bldg., 1150 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64106; Thomas H. McCully, Vice-Chairman, 4505 N.W. Normandy Lane, North Kansas City, MO 64116; Earl K. Dille, P.G.M., 27 Dunleith Dr., St. Louis, MO 63131; C.E. "Bud" Divine, P.O. Box 475, Poplar Bluff, MO 63901. AUDITOR: Robert H. Asbury, C.P.A., 4175 Crescent Dr., Suite C, St. Louis, MO 63129-1004 BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE MISSOURI MASONIC FOUNDATION FOR THE PREVENTION OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE AMONG CHILDREN: Donald E. Scott, Chairman, 14909 E. 39th St., Independence, MO 64055; Terry C. Alexander, Secretary, 800 Highway 63 North, Columbia, MO 65201; Jeffrey O. Nations, 10101 Jeftleigh Lane, St. Louis, MO 63123; Steven I. Toybes, 7777 Bonhomme, Suite 1910, St. Louis, MO 63105; Wilfred G. Soutiea, Jr., 2948 Finestown Rd., St. Louis 63129. PAST GRAND MASTERS EMERITUS GRAND OFFICERS GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI Frank P. Briggs, 1132 N. Jackson St., Macon, MO 63552 Dr. Harold O. Grauel, P.O. Box 389, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701. Bruce H. Hunt, P.O. Box 188, Kirksville, MO 63501 William R. Denslow, P.O. Box 569, Trenton, MO 64683 Elvis A. Mooney, Route 3, Bloomfield, MO 63825 JudgeJ. Morgan Donelson, P.O. Box 211, Princeton, MO 64673 William H. Chapman, 20 West Lockwood Avenue, Webster Groves, MO 63119 Walter L. Walker, ~o. Box 487, Neosho, MO 64850 Herman A Orlick, 12 Cambridge Court, Glendale, MO 63122 Lewis C. Wes Cook, ~O. Box 12444, N. Kansas City, MO 64116 Fielding A Poe, 501 N. Lafayette St., Florissant, MO 63031 Dr. James A. Noland, Jr., ~O. Box 692, Camdenton, MO 65020 Dr. J.C. Montgomery, Jr., 950 Forestlac Court, St. :Louis, MO 63141 Gus O. Nations, 2440 Cooper Beach Drive, St. Louis, MO 63131. Dr. J. Edward Blinn, P.O. Box 14, Marshfield, MO 65706

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William J. Hill, Palace Building, Suite 250, 1150 Grand, Kansas City, MO 64106 Earl K Dille, 27 Dunleith Drive, St. Louis, MO 63131 Robert J. Crede, 3826 Route E, Jefferson City, MO 65101 Vern H. Schneider, 4 Exmoor Drive, St. Louis, MO 63124 Charles E. Scheurich, 124 Meadow Lan{~, Columbia, MO 65203 P. Vincent Kinkead, Rt. 2, Box 2435, Farmington, MO 63640 Thomas K McGuire, Jr., Rt. 5, Box 255, Rogersville, MO 65742 Robert D. Jenkins, 2609 W. 70th St., Shawnee Mission, KS 66208 Thomas C. Warden, P.O. Box 540, Owen3ville, MO 65066 Daniel F. Cole, 6023 Southern Dr., Affton, MO

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PAST GRAND 'TREASURER William H. Utz, Jr., Grand Treasurer Emeritus, Frederick 'lbwers, Suite 500,2400 Frederick Boulevard, St. Joseph, MO 64506

MASONIC HOME: OF MISSOURI Officers 1'991-1992

Honorary Chairman: D. Robert DownE!Y President: Frank Ames Arnold Vice-President: Dale C. Motter Secretary: Stephen B. Givens Assistant Secretary: Glen E. Means Treasurer: Robert C. Kellstrom Directors

D. Robert Downey, 13006 Musket Ct., St. Louis 63146 Frank Ames Arnold, 733 Main Street, Boonville 65233 Dale C. Motter, Box 252, Kirksville 63601 Gordon E. Hopkins, 2212 Chambers Ave., St. Joseph 64506 James H. Cobban, 2611 W. Grand, Springfield 65802 Robert C. Kellstrom (1992), 8516 Maywood, Raytown 64138 W.W. Beckett, Sr. (1992), P.O. Box 268, Cameron 64429 James Hackworth (1993), Rt. 2, Box 2~~8, Ellington 63638 Warren R. Betts (1993), 11775 Old Halls Ferry Rd., Florissant 63033 Glenn E. Means (1994),2913 Castle nr., Blue Springs 64015 Richard D. Weber (1994), 4084 Les Cherbourg Lane, Florissant 63034 Jimmie D. Lee (1995), Rt. 4, Box 99, Rogersville 65742 Steven I. Toybes (1995), 7777 Bonhomme, Suite 1910, St. Louis 63105

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Administrator路 Western Unit M. Susan Brown, 12101 East Bannister Rd., Kansas City 64138-4913

Secretary to the Board of Directors Stephen B. Givens, 5351 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis 63112

Co-Ordinator of Fraternal Relations Fielding A. Poe. (P.G.M.), 5351 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis 63112

Controller of the Masonic Home Paul B. Tobias, 5351 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis 63112

EDITOR OF 'THE FREEMASON"

Dr. J.C. Montgomery, Box 24604, St. Louis, MO 63141, Home Ph.: 314434-3771. ~omuLODGEOFRE~CH

Worshipful Master: P. Vincent Kinkead, Rt. 2, Box 2435, Farmington 63640 Secretary-Treasurer: Frank W. Hazelrigg, Jr., 505 Highway Z, Fulton 65251

DISTRICT DEPUTY GRAND MASTERS 1991路92 1. Joe March (635) Rt. 1, Box 122, Greentop 63546 Home Ph.: 816-949-2494 Bus. Ph.: 816-665-3481 2. Dale C. West (105),2109 Crestline Dr., Kirksville 63501 Home Ph.: 816-665-3500 3. Rex Pickett (171) Rt. 5, Box 116A, Unionville 63565 Home Ph.: 816-355-4838 5. Herbert N. Sutherland (97) 1002 S. 17th St., Bethany 64424 Home Ph.: 816-425-3321 Bus. Ph.: 816-748-3970 6. Glen V. Bulla (377) 112 Martin St., King City 64463

DISTRICT DEPUTY GRAND LECTURERS 1991-92 1. Donald J. Kerner (588) 847 W. Thompson, Kahoka 63445 Home Ph.: 816-727-3152 2. Robert M. Barrett (366) ~O. Box 936 Kirksville 63501 Home Ph.: 816-665-4865 3. Melvin L. Hall (349), Rt. 3, Box 173, Unionville 63565 Home Ph.: 816-344-2282 Bus. Ph.: 816-265-3780 5. Ben C. Moore (111) 1411 E. Seventh St., Trenton 64683 Home Ph.: 816-359-2140 Bus. Ph.: 816-359-5477 6. James H. Hunter (470) North High St.,


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7. M. James Evans (470), Rt. 4 Box 246A, Maryville 64468 Home Ph.: 816-582-3397 8. Earl David (483), Rt. 1, Box I-G Fairfax, M0 64446 Home Ph.: 816-686-2716 9. Merle L. Ivey (376) 2614 Belle St., St. Joseph 64503 Home Ph.: 816-279-0149 10. Davey L. Fisher (I5) P.O. Box 88-D, Winston 64689 Home Ph.: 816-749-5659 11. Thomas Osborn (438) 11123 North Charlotte, Kansas City 64155 Home Ph.: 816-734-4196 12. Lawrence N. Allen (224), 213 N. California, Hamilton 64644 Home Ph.: 816-583-7737 13. John R. Johnson (86), Rt. 1, P.O. Box 310, Brookfield 64628 Home Ph.: 816-258-2918 14. Russell Kohl (172) Rt. 4, Box 123, Macon 63552 Home Ph.: 816-385-5459 Bus. Ph.: 816-385-2816 15. Emery O. Geisendorfer, Sr. (58) Rt. 2, Box 592, Lewistown 63452 Home Ph.: 314-767-5242 16. Rupert H. Shepard (136),505 W. Locust, Bowling Green, 63334 Home Ph.: 314-324-3926 17. Raymond V. Dowell, Jr. (307) R.R. 1, Box 124, New London 63459 Home Ph.: 314-985-4376 18. Floyd W. Frye (151)

1991

Grant City 64456 Home Ph.: 816-564-3374 Bus. Ph.: 816-564-8683 7. Marlin F. Slagle (470), 1260 W. Crestview Dr., Maryville 64468 Home Ph.: 816-582-2914 Bus. Ph.: 816-582-3186 8. Lloyd N. Brown (483) 808 N. Third St., Tarkio 64491 Home Ph.: 816-736-5845 9. James R. Brown (269) 2407 Park Ave., St. Joseph 64503 Home Ph.: 816-279-8386 Bus. Ph.: 816-232-4434 10. Doyle C. Kime (564) Rt. 2, Box 168, Jamesport 64648 Home Ph.: 816-684-6440 11. Gary M. Hinderks (506) 113 Valley St., Lathrop 64465 Home Ph.: 816-528-3444 Bus. Ph.: 816-654-3658 12. Hardee H. Richey (561) P.O. Box 102, Braymer 64624 Home Ph.: 816-645-2042 13. Bobby R. O'Dell (89) 627 N. Main St., Brookfield 64628 Home Ph.: 816-258-2418 Bus. Ph.: 816-646-1590 14. R. Clyde Foster, (172) 921 E. McKinsey, Moberly 65270 Home Ph.: 816-263-6584 15. Willard D. Hetzler (58) Rt. 2, Box 86, Lewistown 63452 Home Ph.: 314-497-2248 16. Jared A. Price (354) 909 Concordia, Mexico 65265 Home Ph.: 314-581-7867 17. William H. Harris (33) P.O. Box 72, Center 63436 Home Ph.: 314-267-3673 18. Billie Pollard (344)


1991

GRAND LOOOE OF MISSOURI

Rt. 1, Box 23, Cairo 65239 Home Ph.: 816-263-7164 19. Lee A. Fisher (216), Rt. 2, Box 180, Hale 64643 Home Ph.: 816-565-2930 20. Fred J. Morrow (659) 4005 North Grand, Kansas City 64116 Home Ph.: 816-453-1028 Bus. Ph.: 816-221-3122 21. Robert L. Fry (53), 19470 Countryside Ln., Weston 64098 Home Ph.: 816-386-5439 Bus. Ph.: 816-386-5224 22.

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715 S. Morley St., Moberly 65270 Home Ph.: 816-263-0239 Bus. Ph.: 816-263-0346 19. A. Merlin Armstrong (216) 712 West Sixth St., Carrollton 64633 Home Ph.: 816-542-1113 20. Hugh (Ed) Shubert (625) 5138 N. Corrington, Kansas City 64119 Home Ph.: 816-452-5295

21. Michael F. Armstrong (13) 505 NW Englewood Rd., Kansas City 64118 Home Ph.: 816-454-1370 Bus. Ph.: 913-677-7883 Marshal C. Rimann (617) 22. Carl H. Terry (630) 8311 Mullen Rd., 7601 E. Sni-A-Bar Terrace, Lenexa, KS 66215 Kansas City 64129 Home Ph.: 913-492-5462 Home Ph.: 816-924-7630 Bus. Ph.: 913-492-1604 Bus. Ph.: 816-474-9340 James W. Stigall (57) 23. Billy Ray French (223),519 S. 315 Wilson Blvd., Richmond 64085 519 S. Westview Dr., Home Ph.: 816-776-6038 Richmond 64085 Home Ph.: 816-776-5193 Bus. Ph.: 816-776-5053 Freddie D. Adams (205), 32 East 24. August L. Bottom (63) Rt. 2, Box 95, Slater 65349 Mission St., Marshall 65340 Home Ph.: 816-784-2280 Home Ph.: 816-886-5363 Bus. Ph.: 816-886-6642 25. Thm T. Perkins (47) Robert H. Bray (47) Rt. 1, Box 66, Rocheport 65279 ~O. Box 290, Fayette 65248 Home Ph.: 816-248-3012 Home Ph.: 816-248-2034 Bus. Ph.: 816-248-9954 26. G. David Wheelock (114) Hillis D. Crowell (602) 4524 Knox, Columbia 65203 3608, 1-70 Drive, S.W., Home Ph.: 314-445-7111 Columbia 65203 Bus. Ph.: 314-443-8888 Home Ph.: 314-445-5083 Bus. Ph.: 314-445-4390 27. Noel R. Scott (354) Kenneth M. Bartley (612) Rt. 1, Box 218, 201 Rainbow Drive, Laddonia 63352 Columbia 65201 Home Ph.: 314-373-5599 Home Ph.: 314-474-5357 Luther R. Hudson (473),1519 W. 29. Dennis L. Hammack (199) Rt. 2, Box 216, Elsberry 63343 Centennial, Bowling Green 63334


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Home Ph.: 314-898-5451 30. H. Vayne "Jake" Jacobs (260) 1323 Drummond Court, St. Charles 63303 Home Ph.: 314-928-4420 31. Paul A. Delozier (183) Robert L. Hudson (43), 720 3623 S. Rock Beacon Rd., Kevin Drive, Jefferson City 65109 Jefferson City 65109 Home Ph.: 314-893-4663 Home Ph.: 314-893-5564 Bus. Ph.: 314-751-4659 James G. Brune (251) 32. Frank P. Lesinski, Sr. (593) P.O. Box 295, Pacific 63069 Rt. 2, Box 247 E, Union 63084 Home Ph.: 314-583-4016 Home Ph.: 314-257-6123 Bus. Phone: 314-257-5744 34. Harold L. Davis (276) Arthur L. Reece (147), Rt. 1, Rt. 1, Box 120A, Box 265, Harrisonville 64701 Home Ph.: 816-884-5793 Freeman 64746 Home Ph.: 816-899-2265 Bus. Ph.: 816-274-5814 35. Arthur R. Zellmer (368), 700 Wilbur L. Taylor (254) Rt. 2, Box 47, Butler 64730 E. Ft. Scott Rd., Butler 64730 Home Ph.: 816-679-5356 Home Ph.: 816-679-3208 36. Robert D. Weikal (236) James C. Duzan (236) 420 S. Grand Ave., 810 W. 28th St., Sedalia 65301 Home Ph.: 816-826-7726 Sedalia 65301 Home Ph.: 816-826-5687 Bus. Ph.: 816-827-1365 37. John A. Parks (342) Donald Varner (548),2100 Rt. 1, Box 544, Alfresco St., Clinton 64735 Flemington 65650 Home Ph.: 816-885-3962 Home Ph.: 417-482-3252 Bus. Ph.: 816-885-5564 Bus. Ph.: 417-754-2611 38. William E. Brennemen (83) Fred A. McMillan (375) 541 S. Adams Street, 501 Broadway Street, Waynesville 65583 Lebanon 65536 Home Ph.: 417-532-5427 Home Ph.: 314-774-2033 Bus. Ph.: 314-329-3855 or 3911 39. Robert H. Stewart (312) Austin S. Hodge (531) 612 Oak Street, Cuba 65453 Rt. 3, Box 91, Rolla 65401 Home Ph.: 314-885-3537 Home Ph.: 314-229-4671 40. Donald G. Ferrell (535) Charles S. Rigdon, Jr. (535) 5786 Hillshire Ln., Rt. 2, Box 415A, DeSota 63020 Hillsboro 63050 Home Ph.: 314-586-5325 Home Ph.: 314-789-3107 Bus. Ph.: 314-586-8677 Bus. Ph.: 314-894-6569 41. Dan E. Ream (543) Curtis D. Voris (195) Rt. 1, Box 430, Bolivar 65613 Rt. 1, Box 335, Bolivar 65613 Home Ph.: 417-326-5777 Home Ph.: 417-326-3976 Bus. Ph.: 417-683-4306 Bus. Ph.: 417-326-6484

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1991

GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI

42. Eldon Beach (283) Rt. 4, Box 131, Stockton 65785 Home Ph.: 417-276-3152 Bus. Ph.: 417-276-4622 43. John Young (371) Rt. 1, Sheldon 64784 Home Ph.: 417-944-2226 44. William Gilstrap (335) Rt. 8, Box 64, Joplin 64804 Home Ph.: 417-781-2328 Bus. Ph.: 417-623-8000 45. Larry Reynolds (477) Rt. 1, Box 262, Rogersville 65742 Home Ph.: 417-753-3356 Bus. Ph.: 417-862-6017 46. Larry K. Ward (177) P.O. Box 457, Success 65570 Home Ph.: 417-458-4884 Bus. Ph.: 314-329-3220 47. Clifford Hunt (607) HCR 2, Box 51, Eminence 65466 Home Ph.: 314-226-3837 48. Dale W. Newcomer (424) P.O. Box 1, French Village 63036 Home Ph.: 314-358-5910 Bus. Ph.: 314-937-4674 49. Robert W. Harper (93) 211 Sanford St., Jackson 63755 Home Ph.: 314-243-2396 50. Elmer E. Wilson (532) Rt. 5, Box 23, Dexter 63841 Home Ph.: 314-624-4448 51. Clyde Pruiett (461),330 S. Ward, P.O. Box 226, Caruthersville 63830 Home Ph.: 314-333-4534 Bus. Ph.: 501-763-5506 52. A. Bryan Thornburgh (209 732 N. Main, Poplar Bluff 63901 Home Ph.: 314-686-1735 Bus. Ph.: 314-785-6671 53. James B. Gibson, Sr. (496) HCR 3, Box 355,

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42. Christopher C. McLemore (87) ~O. Box 87, South Greenfield 65752 Home Ph.: 417-637-2477 43. Eugene E. "Pat" McFarland (187), P.O. Box 146, Libera164762 Home Ph.: 417-843-2605 44. Robert E. Hammond (512) 328 E. Daugherty, Carterville 64835 Home Ph.: 417-673-1088 45. Randall J. Jones (439) Rt. 3, Box 159, Rogersville 65742 Home Ph.: 417-738-2737 Bus. Ph.: 417-869-2595 46. John L. House (543) P.O. Box 335, Mansfield 6570~ Home Ph.: 417-924-8220 Bus. Ph.: 417-924-3611 47. James J. Hayes (675) General Delivery, Bunker 63629 Home Ph.: 314-689-2447 48. Michael D. Runyon (424) 707 N. Main, Desloge 63601 Home Ph.: 314-431-2581 49. Laymon A. Allgood (672) 1735 Ridgeway Dr., Cape Girardeau 63701 Home Ph.: 314-335-3774 50. Claude F. Stephens (590) P.O. Box 46, Advance 63730 Home Ph.: 314-722-3839 51. Theodore T. Martin (571) 102 E. Washington St., Hayti 63851 Home Ph.: 314-359-1354 52. Charles E. "Bud" Divine (209) P.O. Box 475, Poplar Bluff 63901 Home Ph.: 314-785-0707 53. Leonard D. Staley (582) Rt. 1, Box 33,


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Gainesville 65655 Home Ph.: 417-679-3659 54. Gerald G. Laney (379) Rt. 2, Box 115, Billings 65610 Home Ph.: 417-744-2117 55. Paul G. Gregory (284) 1642 S. Porter, Aurora 65605 Home Ph.: 417-678-5965 Bus. Ph.: 417-235-3173 56. Ralph E. Williams (466) Rt. 1, Box 130, Southwest City 64863 Home Ph.: 417-762-3569 58. Vernon L. Whittle (320) Rt. 3, Box 281, Versailles 65084 Home Ph.: 31~-378-4211 59. Frederick A. Troxel, Jr. (337) 1005 S. 19th St., Blue Springs 64015 Home Ph.: 816-229-6077 Bus. Ph.: 816-251-4592 60. Robert C. Crow (573) Rt. 1, Box 233, Dexter 63841 Home Ph.: 314-624-2938 61A. Robert T. Stankey (677) 325 Cameron Road, St. Louis 63137 Home Ph.: 314-868-7134 Bus. Ph.: 314-544-4444 61B. Harold J. Bliggenstorfer, Jr. (623), 6 Cambric Ct., St. Charles 63301 Home Ph.: 314-946-8456 Bus. Ph.: 314-731-3333 61C. Robert C. Hardester (636) 5403 Stonehurst Drive, St. Louis 63129 Home Ph.: 314-894-0440 Bus. Ph.: 314-487-0050 61D. Joseph F. Wiegert (95) 9430 Rosebay Dr., Crestwood 63126 Home Ph.: 314-842-2865

1991

Koshkonong 65692 Home Ph.: 417-256-7316 54. Robert S. Alexander (587) 601 W. College St., Branson 65616 Home Ph.: 417-334-3235 Bus. Ph.: 417-334-1390 55. Charles H. Moore (383) Rt. 1, Box 444B, Cassville 65625 Home Ph.: 417-847-4856 Bus. Ph.: 417-574-6353 56. Jimmie Lee Moreland (247) 1305 Wyandotte St., Seneca 64865 Home Ph.: 417-776-3532 58. J. Dwight McDonald (591) Rt. 2, Box 63, Barnett 65011 Home Ph.: 314-392-5836 59. William E. Broggi, Sr. (337) 401 South 21st St., Blue Springs 64015 Home Ph.: 816-229-8708 Bus. Ph.: 816-997-5060 60. Randy E. Jennings (573) P.O. Box 474, Bernie 63822 Home Ph.: 314-293-4635 Bus. Ph.: 314-751-4112 61A. Robert E. Plummer (1) 308 Quinnmoor Ct., Ballwin 63011 Home Ph.: 314-227-4219 61B. Wayne H. Branson (623) 2617 Midland Ridge, St. Louis 63114 Home Ph.: 314-427-1877 Bus. Ph.: 314-426-7159 61C. Elmer E. Copeland (636) 2284 Louis Dr., Arnold 63010 Home Ph.: 314-296-5091 Bus. Ph.: 314-776-3382 61D. David R. Vogler (626) 5037 Fendler Pl., St. Louis 63116 Home Ph.: 314-351-5544


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County Clark Clark Clark Scotland Scotland Schuyler Schuyler Schuyler Schuyler Schuyler

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No.

Location

Master's Name

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318 362 588 16 572 244 259 380 427 635

Luray Kahoka Wayland Memphis Rutledge Downing Lancaster Queen City Glenwood Greentop

Kirksville Adair Colony Edina........................ Paulville................... Greensburg..............

105 366 168 291 319 414

Kirksville.................... Kirksville.................... Colony Edina Hurdland Greenllburg

Hartford Somerset Unionville Seaman Putnam Pollock Winigan

171 Hartford 206 Powersville 210 Unionville 126 Milan 190 Newtown 349 Pollock 540 Winigan

Eldorado Hiram St. Francisville Memphis Rutledge Middle Fabius Lodge of Love Queen City Glenwood Greentop

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James Frazier Michael W. Fosleaong Mathew Eder l.arry White Emmett Shultz Ballil E. Anden Perry M. Stacy Sidney Sidwell James Werner Mark A. Marth

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Time of Meeting

Robert SL Clair, Box 246, Luray, MO 63453 Donald C. Tr-.e, Rt. 3, Box 3, Kahoka, MO 63445 Ru..ell Murphy, Rt. 2, Box 12, Revere, Mo. 63456 Harold Childre_, 539 N. Main, Memphis, MO 63555 Hillis MtCabe, BcJa[ 4, Rutledge, MO 63563 Paul T. MtCune, Box 122, Rt. 2, Downing, MO 63636 Larry L. Reynold.. P.O. Box 416, Lancaster, MO 63648... Randy Jones, RL 1, Queen City, MO 63561 Melvin Lancaster, Rt. 3, BcJa[ 60, Lancaster, MO 63648 ChariesR. McBee, P.O. BcJa[ 172, Greentop, MO 63546.....

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SECOND DISTRICT - As of October 31, 1991 Adair Adair Knox KnQll[ Knox Knox

Ronald Tarr....................... Raymond G. Schneider EdwardD.See Darrell L. Xander Leonard E. MtCarty......... Gary K1oeke......................

John W. Winslow, 303 Suburban Dr., Kirksville, MO 63601 Robert C. Wade, 206 E. Dlinois St., Kirksville, YO 63601 YartinGuinn,RL1,Rutledp,M063563 Richard Griffith, RL I, Leonard. MO 63451 Duane Patt.enon, Rt. I, Brahear, MO S3533 John Witte, Ill, 906 E. Marion, Edina, MO 63537.............

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Rex Pickett Harold Stone Russell N. Crawford Gerald R. Yardley John L. Collins Dale R. LaFaver Crist D. Fanning

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Edward L. Tietaort, Rt. 6, Box HSC, Unionville, MO 63565 Kenneth O. Ferpaon, RL 2, Box 130, Corydon, IA 60060 William C. Bruce, Jr., Rt. 2, BcJa[ 47, Lucerne, MO 64655. Larry Z. Trumbo, Rl 2, Milan, MO 63556.......................... Earl J. Thompson, Rt. 1-197, Newtown, MO 64667.......... John R. Bushnell. Rl 3, Box 130, Green City, MO 63545. Dr. Wayne D. Smith, P.O. Box 5, Winigan, MO 63566.......

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Lodge

No.

Mercer Mercer HarrilDn................ Bethany

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Harrieon Harrison HarrilDn................ HarrilDn

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Lodge of Light CainIViIle New Hampton Prairie

Location

Muter's Name

35 Princeton.. 97 Bethany 257 Eagleville 328 CainIViIle 510 New Hampton 556 Gilman City................

Secretary's Name and Addrellll

Roger L. Sperry W. Lynn Poush

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Donald Knight Jimmie Osborn James C. Stone Bill M. Ward

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Time of Meeting

Jack S. Goodin, Rt. 3, Princeton, MO 64673...................... 2nd .. 4th Mon. Herbert N. Sutherland, 1002 S. 17th St., Bethany, MO 64424 2nd & 4th Tues. Robert Brenizer, RR, Ridgeway, MO 64481........................ 2nd" 4th Wed. Larry D. Peugh, Mount Moriah, MO 64665 18t" 3rd Thurs. Randall Williams, Rt. 1, Box 119A, Martinsville, MO 64467 1st & 3rd Tues. Gary M. McPike, P.O.Box 66, Gilman City, MO 64642...... 2nd Thurs.

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Stanberry . McFall-Gentryville .. Athens . AncientCran . Jacoby . Grant City . Defiance . Allensville . Jonathan .

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125 127 377 447 66 88 198 321

McJo'all Albany King City Darlington Grant City Sheridan Allendale Denver

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Bob Pickeral Mark S. Crawford Ryan Ruckmar Randy Hodge Norman Weatherd J.H. Hunter Phillip Wake David Moyer Dallu Johnson

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James Curram, 912 E. 5th St., Maryville, MO 64468 ClalrJ. Clevenger, P.O. Box 1']1), McF'aii, MO 64657 James F. Mercer, 403 S. Burch St., Albany, MO 64402 Jackson C. Spiking, 501 S. Third St., King City, MO 64463 Carl Cooper, Rt. 1, Box 5, Darlington, MO 64438.............. Harold Downing, Rt. 4, Box llA, Grant City, MO 64456.. Gary E. James, Box 72, Sheridan, MO 64486.................... Wilbur T. Osborne, P.O. Box 98, Grant City, MO 64456.... Robert E. Rineman, Rt. 1, Box 17, Denver, MO 64441......

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50 Hopkins...................... James Cline 442 Burlington Jet. Ralph Trueblood 470 Maryville David M. Smith

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Skidmore

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Eldon D. Williams, Rt. 2, Box 266, Hopkins, MO 64461... Kenneth L. Been, P.O. Box 32, Burlington Jet., MO 64428 Martin F. Slagle, 1260 W. Crestview Dr., Maryville, MO 64468 Rich Carter, ]]4 East So. Hills Dr., Maryville, MO 64468

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County Atchison Atchison Atchison Holt Holt

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North Star Northwe.t Fairfax OrellOn

Mound City

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Secretary'. Name and Addre..

Master'. Name

157 Rock Port.................... F. Kim Herrich Lee Turner 483 Fairfu Rick Harrington 139 Fore.t City................. Edward E. Richard.. Jr 294 Mound City................ Clay HoIlin,.worth 358 Tarkio

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Scott Lee Ray, Rt. 2, B_ 197, Fairfax, MO 64446............. Don White, 512 Maple, Tarkio, MO 64491......................... Earl David, Rt. 1, BoK IG, Fairfiuc, MO 64446 William S. Richard., P.O. a- 226, OfeBon, MO 64473..... DeIln Johnmn, 1601 Sunset Blvd., Mound City, MO 64470

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NINTH DISTRICT - As of October 31, 1991 Andrew Andrew.................. Andrew Andrew..................

S&vannah Lincoln Whitesville Rosendale

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71 138 162 404

Savannah Fillmore Whitesville Rosendale

Andrew Buchanan.............. Buchanan.............. Buchanan.............. Buchanan.............. Buchanan.............. Buchanan Buchanan

Cosby Agency Wellington St. Joseph Zeredatha Rushville Brotherhood Charity

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600 Cosby

Agency DeKalb St. Joseph St. Joseph 238 Rushville 269 St. Joseph 331 St. Joseph

Buchanan Buchanan

King Hill Saxton

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376 St. Joseph 508 St. J08eph

Western Star Gallatin Earl Jamesport Union Star Parrott Continental Clarksdale

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15' 106 285 564 124 308 454 559

10 22 78 189

Allan Shower'll Kenneth Hughes David Johnson Wayne Hartman .. . . . .. .. .. ..

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Frederick F. Hegeman .. Glenn E. Smith .. Charles Scott . Max L. HufTman . Lee Edward Evinger .. Dennis Cohur'llt . Ralph M. McLaury .. Lawrence A. Weigum, Sr..

Jerry Brendle Thomas J. Mann, Jr

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Ralph Farmer, 601 N. 3rd St., Savannah, MO 644851st Ie 3rd Thura. Larry E. Carr, Rt. 1, a- U9A, Savrnnah, MO 64485...... 1st le 3rd Mon. David Lancey, Rt. 1, a- 624B, Union Star, MO 64494.... 1st & 3rd Wed. Harold D. Brunner, 3302 Mueller Ln., St. Joseph, MO 64506 2nd cl 4th Thura. Nelson Kapp, Rt. I, Cosby, MO 64436................................ 1st Ie 3rd Tues. Harold Y. Smith, P.O. Box 118, Agency, MO 64401............ 2nd & 4th Wed. Farrell L. Kelley, Rt. 8, St. Joseph, MO 64604................... 1st Ie 3rd Tues. Carl B. Rose, 2213 Agency Rd., St. Joseph, MO 64503 ..... 1st cl 3rd Tues. Robert D. Wrene, 2406 Lafayette St., St. Joseph, MO 646071st cl3rd Tues. John D. Paraon., Rt. 2, BoK 157, Ru.hville, MO 64484..... 2nd Ie 4th Mon. Edpr E. Martin, 3110 N. 9th St., St. Joseph, MO 64506. 2nd Ie 4th Fri. Raymond D. Parker, 1316 N. 26th St., St. Joseph, MO 64606 2nd Ie 4th Mon.

Stanley Kizior, 405 Virginia, St. Joseph, MO 64504 .. Owen N. Eichstadt, Bolt 1402, St. Joaeph, MO 64502

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Winston Gallatin CofTey Jamesport Union Star Maysville Stewartsville Clarklldale

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Carl J. Haan, Sr Ron Gatton Walley Sperry Eugene Kime Melvin Simerly John L. Robinson Billy Kelim, Jr Eugene Conley

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Gene Caldwell, Rt. 1, BoK 10, Win.ton, MO 64689 . Arland E. Hayne.. 601 Brown St., Gallatin, MO 64640 .. Bob G. Sutton, Rt. 3, Pattonsbu!lr, MO 64670 .. Doyle C. Kime, Rt. 2, BoK 168, Jameeport, MO 64648 . Denni. Thompeon, Union Star, MO 64494 .. Loui. S. Goodwin, Rt. 2, BoK 3B, Maysville, MO 64469 .. Verlyn D. Webb, Rt. 1, BoK 264, Stewartsville, MO 64490 Daryl L. Price, Rt. I, Amity, MO 64422 ..

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Lodge

No.

Location

Sec:ret.ary's Name and AddreBB

Masler's Name

Clay....... Liberty Clay....................... Angerona Clay Clay

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31 Liberty Rocky E. WEillver 193 Missouri City............. E. Dale Mathews 207 Excelsior Spring8 Archie J. McCoy

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Clay....................... Kearney Clay....................... Temperance

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311 Kearney Robert C. Buck, Sr 438 Smithvil1e................... Robert J. Davidson

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Clinton Clinton Clinton Clinton Clinton Ray........................

Hemple Vincil Plattsburg Gower Lathrop Bee Hive

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37 62 113 397

Hemple Cameron Plattsburg Gower 506 Lathrop....................... 393 Lawson

Caldwel1 Caldwel1 Caldwel1 Caldwel1 Caldwell................ Grundy.................. Livingston Livingston............. Livingston

Braymer Hamilton Polo Breckenridge Cowgil1 Trenton Friendship Benevolence Dawn

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135 224 232 334 561 111 89 170 539

Braymer Hamilton Polo Breckenridge Cowgil1 Trenton Chillicothe Utica Dawn

LInn....................... Linn Linn....................... Linn

Jackson Brookfield Dockery Marceline

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82 86 325 481

Linneus Brookfield Meadville Marceline

David Heinrichs Harvey L. Soules Paul Cradic Ray Rogers Albert Ford James L. Shelton

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Merritt G. Damrell, P.O. Bo1t 182, Liberty, MO 64068 . F. Wayne Dugan, Bo1t 233. Orrick, MO 64077 . Jimmie L. Offield, 1806 Womall Rd., Excel.ior Springs. M064024 . Francis Eggleston, Rt. 2, Box 351, Holt, MO 64048 . Richard H. Miler,6704 N. Charlotte, KanAs City, MO 64118 . Norman W. Conner, P.O.Bo1t 28, Euton, MO 64443 . Roy G. Newsom, 515 N. Walnut St., Cameron, MO 64429 Harold Herron, Rt. 2, Box 168, Plattsburg, MO 64477 .. Jim Rogers, Box 215, Gower, MO 64454 .. Gary M. HinderkB, 113 Valley St., Lathrop, MO 64466 .. R. Wayne Briant, RL 2, Box 380, LawBOn, MO 64062 ..

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. Maurice S. Owen, P.O. Box 7, Braymer, MO 64624 .. Billy C. Short, Rt. 2. Bo1t 230, Hamilton, MO 64644 Gerald D. SproUle, RL I, Box 38, Polo, MO 64671 .. Jim McClain, Rt. I, Box 58, Breckenridge, MO 64626 .. Donald Pfost, Rt. 12, BOIIl 320A. Columbia, MO 66203 .. . G. Paul Porter. 604 Rural St., Trenton, MO 64683 Claude D. Hensley, 1816 Fairchild, Chillicothe. MO 64601 Edpr L. Kohl, P.O. Box 116, Utica, MO 64686 .. W. Dale Wood, P.O. BOIIl124, Dawn, MO 64638 .

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. . . ..

Gail S. Turner, P.O. Box 129, Purdin, MO 64674............... 2nd It 4th Mon. Gerald A. Main, 506 N. Caldwell St., Brookfield, MO 646282nd It 4th Tues. Berl William, Rt. 2, Box 146, Meadvil1e, MO 64669.......... lit &: 3rd Tu•. Earl Hays, RL I, Box 53. Bucklin, MO 64631.................... lit &: 3rd Thun..

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County M.con M.con M.con Shelby Shelby Shelby

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No.

C.Uao Cenaer lA PI.ta Shelbina Hunnewell Clarence

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Monticello La Belle Craft William.town

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Location

172 237 228

415 662

"ll~NTH Lewi...................... Lewi. Lewi Lewi Lewi...................... Marion................... Marion................... M.rion................... M.rion...................

Ewing Palmyra St. John' Hannibal Philadelphia

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58 Monticello

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Edward Lee Stalll Corbyn H. J.cob Rodney S. Brumbaugh David N. W.rd George Dnlben.t.edt

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Time of Meetin,

G4nld E. Thomaa, Rt. 2. Box 8, New Cambria, MO 63MB RuaM11 D. Kohl, Rt..., Box 123, Macon, MO 63562........... LE. Pyle, ..al E. Bartlett St., lA Plata, MO 63649........... H.rley L. Kropf, 8cIlt 528, Shelbina, MO 634G8................. Kenneth P. Shricle, Emden, MO 63439............................... Franklin L. Form.n, Rt. 2, Clarence, MO 63437...............

DISTRICT -A. ofOetober 31,1991 William B. Smith, n, Box 57, Monticello, MO 63467

Randy Sharpe................... Mich.el G. Wilton Brad L. Davi. Norman Britcoe................

222 La Belle 287 C.nton 370 William.town

577 Ewing 18 Palmyra 28 H.nnibal 188 H.nnibal 502 Philadelphia

Secretary'. Name.nd Addte..

Muter'. Name

Lowen K. Albript Macon Ralph M. Waner lA Plata...................... Donald D. Mitt.er Shelbina J.C. DoUJI Hunnewell Donald E. Andenon Cl.rence Brent Forem.n

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Elmo L. Davi., P.O. Box 66, La Belle, MO 63447-0066 . W. Howard Frye, Rt. 1, BclIt 260, Canton, MO 63436 .. Michael K. Hudnut, Rt. 1, BclIt 32, William.town, MO 63473 . William E. Shult., P.O. Bol: 368, Ewing, MO 6S44O . Ben F. Smith, Rt.. 3, BaIt 124B, Palmyra, MO 63461 . Amoa O. Aamuaaen,3 Fairway Dr., H.nnibal, MO 6S401 Lee B. 'lUmer, 4907 Proapec:t Ave., Hannibal, MO 63401 . James W. Janea, Rt.. 1, Box 145, Philadelphia, alO 6M6S

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Eolia Clarksville Per.everance Phoenix

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14 Eolia 17 Clarksville 92 Loui.iana.................... 136 Bowlilll Green

Martin Hunter James Robert Lee Gary D. P.tton Carl A. Ulrich

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Pike

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399 Curryville

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Monroe Monroe Monroe Monroe Rall....................... Rail Rall.

Pari. Union.............. Monroe Santa Fe................... Holliday................... Rall. Lick C~k New London.............

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Pari Monroe City............... Santa Fe Holliday...................... Center......................... Perry New London

Robert Lee Bill Porter James M. Kerr.................. McV.e WilL...................... Robert F. Ford................... Ronnie Rouae.................... Chri. Thoma.

Riley Barton, 327 W. Monroe, Pari., MO 65275 Albert L. Ely, Rt. 1, BaIt 24, Monroe City, MO 63466 Jerry L. Crigler, Rt. 1, Bol: 172, Pari., MO 66275............. Paul K. Calliton, 418 W. Locu.t, P.ri., MO 65275............ Mervin W. Peiree, Rt. 1, Box 222, New London, MO 63459 Ronald S. McLau,hlin,Rt. 2, Bo¥ 2113, Perry, MO 63462 Charles Strode, Box 193, Center, MO 63436......................

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SEVENTEENTH DISTRICT· As of October 31, 1991 19 64 462 000 33 302 307

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County

Randolph............... Huntsville Randolph............... Milton Randolph Moberly Randolph Randolph Randolph............... Randolph...............

No.

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Cairo......................... Higbee...................... Jacksonville Clark

Location

Master's Name

Secretary's Name and Addre88

30 Huntsville 151 Milton 344 Moberly

Billy G. young DurwoodR.Kitts F.W. Rhoda

486 527 541 610

Douglas Rutherfore.......... Oliver B. Nichols Johnny R. Beall Jame8 H. Colley................

Cairo Higbee Jacksonville................ Clark...........................

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.. E. Allen Kohler, P.O. Box 170, Huntsville, MO 65259 ThomasJ. Marshall, P.O. Box 627, Moberly, MO 65270 . Fred F. Stuecken, 1028 Sinnock Ave., -1, Moberly, MO 65270 Charles W. Cox, Rt. 1, Box 92, A-I, Cairo, MO 65239 Ernie Hayes, Box 72, Higbee, MO 65257 Frederick Walters, Box 40, Jacksonville, MO 65260 Jamell H. Patton, Rl 2, Box 3, Clark, MO 65243

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Carroll Carroll Chariton Chariton Chariton

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Wakanda Hale City Bosworth Eureka Mendon Warren

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52 216 597 73 628 74

Carrollton Hale Bosworth Brunswick Mendon Keytesville

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Earl A. Miller Harold R. Shatto Gary Grace Carl Shubert Dale Deweese Ray E. Dowell

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659 North Kansas City..... Clifford M. Burks

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Kansa8 City Temple Cecile Daylight Gate City Orient South Gate

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220 299 305 522 546 547

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Westport

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340 Kansas City................ Richard L. Edwards

KansasCity Kansas City................ North Kansas City..... Kansas City................ Kansas Ci ty Kansas City................

James L. Burk John E. Fairlamb Robert W. VanderpooL Ben F. PageL Mark Brisley William S. Skinner

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James W. Brewer, 1006 E. 22nd Ave., N. Kansas City, MO 64116 .. Brent D. WilBOn, 903 HarriBOn, Kansaa City, MO 64106 .. Harold L. Clark, 4834 N. Smalley, KanBaB City, MO 64119 John K. Smith, 2705 Sterling, Independence, MO 64052 . AUguBtM. Ott, Jr., 4636 N. Bristol, K.C., MO 64117 ........ Richard P. Flaigle, 1708 SE 2nd, Blue Sprinp, MO 64015 Kenneth B. MOrriB, 3030 Kendall Ave., Independence, MO M064055 . Gustave R. Egner, 14501 E. 37th St., Independence, MO 64055

Jackson

Country Club

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656 Kansas City................ Mitchell Seibolt

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Vernon Sherrill, 9412 Bristol, Kansas City, MO 64138 ..

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No.

Location

Secretary'. Name and Addre..

Muter'. Name

Platte..................... Rilling Sun Platte..................... Weston Platte..................... Compa88

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13 King City.................... R.L. Tichener 63 We.ton Stephen P. Folc:k 120 Parkville Bernell C. Raye

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Platte Camden Point Platte..................... Rowley Platte..................... Fidelity

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169 Camden Point Arvin G. Kelley 204 Dearborn Robert D. Wolfe 339 Farley......................... Larry D. Davi

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Platte..................... Adelphi.....................

355 Edgerton..................... James J.J. Bohan

Pl.'''...... ~.,,,a,y....

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JacklOn ................. Heroine .................... Jackson ................. Albert Pike...............

104 KanA' City ................ Jerry H. Spear .................. 219 KanAB City ................ MOBes Segovia ..................

Jackson ................. Ivanhoe ....................

446 KanAB City ................ Charley A. Morton ............

Jackson ................. York ..........................

663 KanAB City ............... Warren R. Elli.................. 617 Kanaaa City ............. Vivian B. Gibson ........... 630 Kanaaa City............. l6'le K. Croiaant ............

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Jackson .. ............. Sheffield ................

625 Kanaaa City............. Fred J. MCConnack.......

Jackson ............... Northeast ..............

643 Kanaaa City............. Daniel E. Johnaon .........

Jackson .. ............. Rockhill .................

663 Kanaaa City..... ........ Edward Eigenberg ........

Time

Yeetin,

Eldon J. Cusic. 3001 N.E.56th St.. Kania' City. YO 64119 lit Sat. Ray H. Werner. 18366 PleIl..ntview Dr.• We.lon. YO 64098 lit 1& 3rd Thuri. Wayne L. Shimett. 7610 N.W. Paradiae Ln.• Kanaa. City. MO 64116 _........................................................................ lit Yon. Richard ThomplOn. Box 67. Dearborn. MO 64439 lit TueI. Jack Hudaon. BOlt 114. Dearborn, YO 64439 2nd Wed. Donald H. Venable, 4301 NW Pawnee, Rivenide, YO 64150 l.t Wed. Marion L. Shafer. 902 Platte Ave., Edgerton. YO 64444.. 2nd The..

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Jack R. Clark. Sr., 9931 Ye:e-, Kania' Cit)', MO 64114. lit It 8rd Wed. Don D. Hurlbert, Sr.. Box 3531~.Kanau City. MO 64134 2nd .. 4th Thura

Phillip D. Rendon, 3518 Blue lU.dge Cut-Off. Kanau City, MO 64133 Robert B. Elden, 918 E. 34th St., KaJl8B8 City, MO

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Waverly Lexington Higgin.ville Mount Hope Richmond Ray Ada

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61 149 364 476 57 223 444

Waverly Lexington Higginsville Odes Richmond Camden Orrick

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CheBter F. Jackaon Mark Schroer W.N. Gray, Jr Stanley Masaey William E. Meierer David R. Bloom Frank R. Slonner III

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Charle. W. Zumwalt, Rt. 1. Box 130H, Waverly, MO 64096 Jam.. R. McCrary. 2304 Franklin Ave., LeKiJ!ilon, MO 64061 Jack Beale. 715 Main, HiggenBville, MO 64037 Larry Goodwin. BOlt 71, Wellington, MO 64097 Eugene Parka, BOlt 316, Richmond. MO 64086.................. Robert E. Slonner. Rt. I, Box 113A, Camden, MO 64017.. George K. Gowing, Rt. I, Box 168, Orrick, MO 64077.......

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County Saline Saline Saline Saline Saline

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Arrow Rock Cambridge Trilumina Barbee Oriental

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No. 55 63 205 217 518

Location Arrow Rock Slater Marshall Sweet Springs Blackburn

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Master's Name James Humburg Dan R. Lunsford Thomas W. Lingle Fred Pitts John H. Deal, Jr

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Seeretary's Name and Addre.. James T. Smith, P.O. Box 8, Arrow Rock, MO 65320 . John I. Akeman, Rt. I, Slater, MO 66349 . Earl D. Latimer, 674 W. Englewood, Marshall, MO 66340 Francis Vaught, Jr., 906 So. Locust, Sweet SpriTlg1l, MO 66351 Kenneth Vickery, 109 W. Hancock, Blackburn, MO 65321

Time of Meeting 2nd Thurs. lat'lUes. 1st Thurs. 3rd Thurs. 3rd Tues.

TWENTY-FIFTH DISTRICT - As of October 31, 1991 36 Boonville..................... George T. Litton................ Frank Ames Arnold, 733 Main St., Boonville, MO 66233. 2nd &: 4th Tues. Cooper .. Cooper 142 Otterville William H. McKnight, Sr. Forest E. Lewis. Rt. I, Box 21, Otterville, MO 66348........ 2nd &: 4th Wed. Cooper .. PJeaBBnt Grove 456 Bunceton Donnie J. Vollrath Albert A. Eichhorn. Rt. 1, Box 192. Pilot Grove. MO 66276 2nd &: 4th Fri. 'ij Cooper . Wallace..................... 503 Prairie Home.............. Edward Taggart................ Jerry D.Sells, P.O. Box 65, Prairie Home, MO 65068........ lit &: 3rd Thul'l. ~ Cooper . Prairie Home Howard .. Howard 4 New Franklin Bill J. Rude....................... Tom D. Markland. P.O. Box 234, New Franklin, MO 65274 lit'" 3rd Thul'l. 0 Fayette..................... 47 _ Fayette Kenneth Rathmann..... Bray. Box_ 290, Fayette, lit _ &: 3rd Howard _ _ _ _ _.. _ _______ ______ _ _L._ _ _ _ _Robert _ _H._ _P.O. __ _ _ _MO _65248 _____ _Tues. __ 0 tE::I

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Centralia . Twilight . Ashland . Sturgeon . Hallsville . Ancient Landmark .. Acaia ..

59 114 156 174 336 356 602

Centralia Columbia Ashland Sturgeon Hallsville Harrisburg Columbia

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M. Donald Collop Jim Unger Bruce E. Martin William S. Spear Ronnie G. Thornhill William D. Nichols Raymond E. Lee

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Melvin B. Goo. Sr., 450 S. Allen St.• Centralia, MO 65240 John Cook, Rt. 6, Box I08A, Columbia, MO 66201............ Jimmy G. Pauley, P.O. Box 138, Ashland, MO 65010........ William F. Kemner. Rt. 1, Box 73A, Sturgeon, MO 65284. James W. Bradley. Rt. I, Box 423. Hallsville. MO 66255.. George B. Robb. II. Rt. I, Box 174, Sturgeon, MO 66284.. David R. Chrisman. 134 Creekwood Estates, 3501 Clark Lane, Columbia, MO 66202..............................................

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Ladonnia Hebron Vandalia Fulton New Bloomfield Tebbetts Mokane

Montgomery.......... Montgomery

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115 354 491 48 60 565 612

Laddonia Mexico Vandalia Fulton New Bloomfield Tebbetts Mokane

.. . .. .. .. . .

Herman P. Thompson Robert A. Poage, Jr Glenda! W. Longdon Tony R. Lander Stuart M. Hunter Richard J. Dreh!e Randy W. Miller

246 Montgomery City....... Dean Robinson

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Phillip J. Christopher. Rt. 1. Box 239, Laddonia, MO 63352 Jarred Price, 909 Concordia, Mexico, MO 65265 Wm. A. Gamblian, 112 South Main St.. Vandalia. MO 63382 William R. Scott. 304 Sunset Dr.• Fulton, MO 66251 ........ Gary L. Riddle, P.O. Box 282, Holts Summit, MO 65043.. Ralph M. Davia. Rt. I, Tebbetts, MO 65080 Erwin H. Witthaus. 2100 B. Louis Circle, Jefferson City, MO 66101

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County Lincoln Lincoln Lincoln Lincoln Lincoln Lincoln

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New Hope New Salem _........... Nineveh Mo_w

Location

M.lter'. N.me

34 Troy............................. John E. Trower 75 Silex Daniel G. PoUvogt

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199 Ellberry 270 Winfield 473 Olney.......................... 568 MolCOw Mill...............

. . .. ·.. .. .. ..

457 492 46 241 260

Mich.el H.rtley................ Royce A. Fryman Edwin L. Miller Herald Schaper.................

Secret&7'. N.me.nd Addre..

'nme of Meetin,

Floyd E. DodIOll, 663 Second St., Troy, MO &3379............ W.rren W. Wommack, 6160 Cuivre Ford, Co. Rd. 624, Troy, YO 63379................................................................. Jame. A. V.~hn, 212-214 Bl'OIldway, Elsberry, YO 63343 Neal Dunlap Robertaon, Rt. I, Box 496, Winfteld, YO 63389 William W. Hainea, P.O. Box 67, Olney, MO 63370 R. Bruce Hubbard, 1220 S. 3rd St., Troy, MO &3379.........

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THIRTIETH DISTRICT - As ofDdober 11--1111 Yontcomery Montromery St. Charlfll St. Charlfll St. Charlfll W.rren Warren

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J_lburg Daget.t Wentzville Pale.tilll·· · Mec:haniClville Pauklinrville Warrenton

Jone.burr................... McKittrick Wentzville St. Charle. Deftanee...................... n Wright City................ 609 Warrenton

Ken E. Gilbert Benjamin David Groaae... Herbert E. Smith.............. Harold E. Cochran............ Howard V. Jacob. W.yne McElfrfllh Robert B. Wideman

Emil L. Yeyer, III. Box 166-B, Joneaburr, MO 63361.......

3rd Yon.

Robert L. Schmidt, at. I, Box 474, New F1orenc:e, MO 63363 2nd TueL Frank H. lJRvi., 706 Lover Dr., O'Fallon, MO 63366 lit. A 3ni Wed. Fred H. Courtney, 3273 Janton, St. Charlfll, MO 63301... lit. A 3ni Tu•.

Willi.m F. Brooka, 1637 Highway F, Defianee, MO 63341. 2nd A 4th Mon. Conley DePrielt, 666 Dietrich Rd., Foriltell, MO 63348... lit A 3rd ThUrL t"'l Gerald L. Parria, 304 McKinley St., Warrenton,)lO 63388 2nd A 4th ThUrL 0

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TmRTY-FIRST DISTRICT - It. of Oetober 31, 1991 Cole Cole Cole Monit.eau Moniteau O.ge O.ge

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43 Jeffel"lOn City............. 90 Ru.aeJlviJle................. 211 Eugene........................ 66 Tipton 183 California 185 Chamoi.

Robert G. Riley Edward E. Shikle............. Harold Baxter................... Richard D. Conn, Jr.......... Edward Poec:her .._........... Steven D. Duncan.............

Robert L. HudlOll, 720 Kevin Dr., Jeff'el"lOn City, YO 66101 C. Lowell Fleua, RL 1,123 N. Smith, Ruuellville, YO 66074 Jame. Clark, Box 15, TulCumbia, YO 65082 Richard D. Conn, Sr., Box T, 'nplon, MO 65081 Billy R. Potter, Rt. 1, Box 209, California, MO 66018

.

326 Linn

William J. Hale.................

Johnnie R. Fowler, Rt. I, Box gsA, Linn, MO 66061

JefI'er.on

.

Ru.aellville Hickory Hill 'npton C.lifornia Chamoi Linn

Marvin WiUhaul, Box 92, Chamoil, MO 66024

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Evergreen Sullivan Gray Summit Hope FraternaL Columbia E••ter Union Hermann Owen.ville

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. .. . ..

27 69 173 251 363 534 575 593 123 624

New Haven................. Sullivan Gray Summit Wa.hington Robertsville Pacific St Clair Union.......................... Hermann Owensville..................

Darryl W. Liesman Neil E. Schatz Clifford L. Smith Charle. G. Coy.................. Timothy Gordon Jerry Bachman William H. Gray............... Frank Lesin.ki, Sr............ Alfred Lieneke.................. Elmar Hirae:h, Sr.

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Lodge

No.

Location

Calls................. Cass Can....................... Can....................... Calls....... Cass....................... Cass....................... Cass....

Index Call1l Grand River Belton Je"el Coldwaler Archie Cleveland

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54 Gtirden City 147 Harrisonville 276 Freeman 450 Belton 480 Pleasant Hill 485 Drexel 633 Archie 651 Clevelllnd

&i.eti Bates Bates Bates

AmsLerWim Butler Crescent HilL Fosler

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i4i 254 368 554

Amst.erollm Butler Adrain Fosler

Benton Benton................... JohnllOn JohnllOn JohnllOn JohnllOn........... Pettis..................... Pettis.....................

Cole Cam p Shawnee Knob Noster Holden Corinthian Cold Spring Sedalia Granite

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595 653 245 262 265 274 236 272

Cole Camp Warsaw Knob Nosler Holden Warrensburg Leeton Sedalia Sedalia

Muter'lI Name . . . . . . .. ..

Secretary'll Name and Addrellll

Time of Meeting

Frank H. Friend . Thomas H. Famuliner, III William P. Allen . Richard Howell . . Farrell D. Sexson . William K Corbin 'Ibm Mays . Clarence L. Wolf.. ..

Roger E. Orr, Rt. 1, Box 52, Garden City, MO 64747......... David Atkinson, 2408 Douglas, HarrillOnville, MO 64701 John C. Waldron, P.O. Box 156, Freeman, MO 64746 Elwyn G. Williamll, 409 Baldwin, Belton, MO 64012........ James W. Williamll, Rt. 5, Box 174, Pleasant Hill, MO 64080 Dale Mohr, Box 56, Amsterdam, MO 64723....................... Jack Redinger, 1701 S. Main, HarrillOnville, MO 64701... George BarriOll, Rt. 2, Box 123, Peculiar, MO 64078.........

1st &: 3rd Tues. tat &: 3rd Thurs. 3rd Mon. 1st &: 3rd Tues. 2nd Tuell. 3rd Mon. 2nd &: 4th Tues. 2nd Tues.

Jonathan S. Leister Robert E. Miller James D. Huffman Lewis L. Watson

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Cari F. Staniiii, itt. i, Amoret, MO 64722......................... Charles K. Silvers, Rt. 4, Box 253 Butler, MO 64730........ Tracy Rug, Rt. 3, Box 196, Adrain, MO 64720 W. Carl Trogdon, Rt. 3, Box 174, Butler, MO 64730

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Dennis E. Brandt John M. O'Donnell Scott Flamm Charles E. Allgood Oscar A. Robertson Clark Hylton Jack Chambers Roy D. DeHaven

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John D. Friendly, Jr., Box 14, Ionia, MO 65335 .. Carl E. Hatfield, Box 363, Warsaw, MO 65356 . Larry R. Reeder, 324 Altus, Whiteman A.F.B., MO 65305 R. Duane Williams, 1004 Rawlins Dr., Holden, MO 64040 . Howard C. Martin, Rt. 5, Warrenllburg, MO 64093 Richard H. Johnson, Rt. 1, Box 102, Leeton, MO 64761 . Jack Chambers, 2801 Wing Ave., Sedalia, MO 65301 . Ray F. Hendricks, 1614 W. 20th St., Sedalia, MO 65301...

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Lodge

No.

Location

Muter'. Name

Secretary'. Name and Addre..

Henry Henry Henry St. Clair St. Clair................. St. Clair................. St. Clair

Windson Clinton Calhoun.................... St. Clair.................... Circle........................ Lowry City Appleton City...........

29 548 552 273 342 403 412

William R. Gerdner Charle. Hunter................. Chari•• R. Rye.................. Jamea Dill......................... Roscoe......................... Marvill W. Given.............. Lowry City................. Daniel L. Gosn................. Appleton City Christopher Green

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Camden Camden Laclede.................. Laclede.................. Miller Pulaski

Linn Creek............... MackB Creek............ Laclede..................... Conway.................... Iberia........................ Waynesville..............

152 Camdenton 433 Macks Creek 83 Lebanon...................... 528 Conway....................... 410 Iberia 375 Waynesville

Pula.ki

Richland...................

Windsor Clinton........................ Calhoun OlCtlOla

385 Richland

Keith Kerr......................... Gsry Parrish..................... E. Clare Ramey................ Kevin Johnson Joseph P. Glawson............ Joseph L. Weber William B. Hatfield

Edward Vought, Rt. I, Box 106, WindlOl', MO 66360 Harry L. Jerome, 316 North 5th St, Clinton, MO 64736.. Murrell V. ZoIlicker, P.O. Box 215, Calhoun, MO 66323-0216 Danny Hoppera,Box 139, Oaceola, MO 64776................... Robert Keeton, Rt 3, Box SO, Stockton, MO 65785 Patrick E. Wixted, 8fJ7 E. 2nd, Lowry City, MO 64763 John B.Browning, Rt. 3, Montroae, MO 64770

Jack E.Scheurich, Box 582, Camdenton, MO 65020.......... Wayne Noland, Rt. 2, Bill( 178A, Buffalo, MO 65622......... Edward K. Brann, BoJt 185, Lebanon, MO 66536.............. Jerry Johnson. 3021 E. Catalpa, Springfield, MO 65804.. John T. Grady, P.O. BoJt65, Iberia, MO 65486................... Fred A. McMillan, 501 Broadway St, Wayne.ville, MO 65583 Don HickB, Rt. 2, Box 470, Richland, MO 65556

THIRTY-NINTH DISTRICT - As of October 31, 1991 Crawford Crawford Dent Mariea Mariea Mariea Phelp Phelp Phelps Pulaski Texas

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Lebanon Cuba Salem Vienna Belle Lanes Prairie Rolla St. James Equality Arlington Latimer

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77 312 225 94 373 531 213 230 497 346 145

Steelville Cuba Salem Vienna Belle Vichy Rolla Sl James Newburg Dixon Licking

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Herahel Kay.inger Walter Nickelson David Dittman Alfred L. Wagner Gery Dittman Herbert Shockley David H. Mace Marvin Coffman Billy D. Birdsong Joseph R. Smith Chester L. Smith

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Robert C. Web.ter, H.C. 88, Box 8078, Steelville, MO 65565 Charle. W. Ru.eeU, Rt I, BoJt 1107, Cuba, MO 65453 .. Harold E. Haraton, 409 So. Hickory, Salem, MO 65660 .. Chri.topher E. Bray, Rt. I, BoJt I, Vienna, MO 65682 . Ruuell J. Ridenhour, Box 154, Belle, MO 65013 . .. David A. Elrod, Box 86, Rt. I, Vichy, MO 65580 Norman E. Ragan, Rt. 5, Box 692, Rolla, MO 65401 .. Richard H. Davi., Rt I, BoJt 1464, St. Jamea, MO 65669. Billy C. Earney, Rt 2, Box 26, Newburg, MO 65550 .. Paul E. Beydler, P.O. Box 327, Dixon, MO 65459 . Walter E. Ritz, Rt. I, Box 152, Licking, MO 65542 .

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Lodge

No.

Location

Master's Name

Secretary's Name and Address

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C. Homer Turley, Rt. 5, Box 238, DeSoto, MO 63020 ........ Bob J. Diggle, 7704 Lakemont Dr., Hillsboro, MO A305O . Launie Wellman, 529 Westland PI., Festus, MO 63028 .. Franklin A. Ravellette, 4909 Diamond Dr., Lot 39, High . Ridge, MO 63049 Robert C. Eden, 1007 South Crest, Arnold, MO 63010 . Donald G. Ferrell, 5786 Hillshire N., Hillsboro, MO 63050 Gracin E. Akel"ll, 22 Beth Ann Dr., Belleville, IL 62221 ....

131 Potosi.......................... Lee Rowe........................... 143 Irondale JGlleph W. Dunlap............. 632 Belgrade F.aymQnd KiT'!g

Clarence Alfred Johns, Rt. 2, Box 86, Potosi, MO 63664... Jerry B. Dunlap, Rt. 1, Box 599B, Bismark, MO 63624.... .John Wells, Caledonia. MO 63631......................................

Jefferson Jefferson

DeSoto J08chim

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119 DeSoto Clinon W. Cooper 164 Hillsboro..................... Gary L. Casey

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Shekinah Herculaneum

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256 Crystal City 338 Herculaneum

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673 Arnold......................... William D. Jordan 535 BlackwelL................. Richard R. Ferrell 12 Caledonia Daniel T. Robinson

Jefferson Arnold St. Francois........... Blackwell Washington Tyro

Cliff Allen Robert B. Edney

Time of Meeting 2nd It 4th ThUI"II. 2nd Fri. 2nd It 4th Tues. 1st It 3rd Thul"II. 2nd It 4th Thul"II. let Sat. '"d Sst. on or before ~ full moon It 0 2 wks. thereafter 2nd Mon. tzj let It 3rd Sat. tzj 3rd Sat..

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FORTY·FIRST DISTRICT - As of October 31, 1991 Dallas Dallas.................... Dallas Hickory.................. Hickory.................. Polk Polk Polk

Riddick Western Light.. Urbana Hogie's Creek Hermitage Fair Play Modern Bolivar

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361 396 421 279 288 44 144 195

Buffalo Louisburg Urbana Wheatland Hermitage Fair Play Humansville Bolivar

Polk

Pleasant Hope

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467 Pleasant Hope............ Harry E. Rogel"ll

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Claude Satterfield Thomas L. Ainley Jame.trvine Dennis Henry William A. Kropr.. Ronald D. Bruce John J. Henry Leland C. Pyle

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JOlleph H. Reser, Box 248, Urbana, MO 65767 . Daniel W. Denham, Box 55, Louisburg, MO 65685 .. Joel D. Monteith, Rt.. 1, Box 20, Preston, MO 65765 . Gary Jackson, Rt. 1, Bo,. 61A, Stout Lard, MO 65567 .. James C. Munden, Rt. I, Box 204, Hermitage, MO 66665 Steven L. Bruce, Rt. 2, Bos 2049, Fair Play, MO 65549 .... Jamel W. AIliBOn, Rt. 1, Box 62, Flemington, MO 66660 .. Bernard K. Swingle, 519 N. Springfield St., Bolivar, MO 65613 . Bobby D. Pointer, 2758 W. Swan, Springfield, MO 65807 .

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FORTY·SECOND DISTRICT· As of October 31, 1991 Cedar..................... Stockton Cedar Jerusalem Dade Washington..............

283 Stockton 315 Jerico Springs 87 Greenfield

Curtis M. yarnelL........... Earl G. Holder Michiel O. Moenning........

John M. Kenney, Rt. 1, Box 1585, Dadeville, MO 65635.... Teddy L. Self, Rt. I, Box 365, Jerico Springll, MO 64756.. Harold 1.. Thoma., Rt. 1, Box 173, Greenfield, MO 65661

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Lodge

No.

Location

Liberal Lam.r Eldorado Springa Nevada Sheldon Schell City Montevallo Richard 606 Walker

Maater'. N.me

Secretary'. N.me .nd Addre..

Barton Barton Cedar..................... Vernon................... Vemon Vernon Vernon Vernon Vernon

Hennon.................... Lamar Clintonville Oaage Sheldon Schell City............... Montevallo Unity........................ Walker......................

187 292 482 303 371 448 490 495

JayT.Funk Gerry Miller...................... J.mea H.ndley................. Mich.el L. Weaterhold Steven D. Hopkin............. CherIe. a. Proffitt............

Jaaper.................... Ja.per Jaaper.................... Ja.per Ja.per Jasper.................... J ..per.................... Jasper.................... Ja.per Ja.per

Carthage Sarcoxie.................... Joplin Fellow.hip................ Ja.per....................... Carterville................ Mineral.................... Webb City................ Carl Junction........... Criterion

197 Carthage..................... Allen G. Duckett............... 293 Sarcoxie Bruce Lambeth 335 Joplin.......................... Stuart G. Crawford 345 Joplin Lealie A. Matthew. 398 Jasper James J. John.ton............ 401 Carterville Donald F. Sapp 471 Oronogo Jack L. Seward 512 Webb City................... Steven Cooper................... 549 Carl Junction Steve N. Robert................ 586 Alva J.D. Smith.........................

Johnnie Fritter. John a. Forem.n..............

Frank Adam•• 8alt87.Liberal. M064762 Ray M. Qu.ckenbu.h. P.O. 8aIt 281. Lamar. MO 64159... Jim Welton. P.O. 8aIt 176. Rolleoe, MO 64781.................... Melvin F. Weaterhold. Rt. 4. Box 151. Nevada. MO 64112 H.T. Pyeatle. Rt. 2. Box 12. Sheldon. MO 64784 W.rren Haddix, Box 101. Schell City. M064783.............. H. Gene La.ley. Rt. 2. Box 153. Sheldon. MO 64784 E.rI L. Rotren. Rt. 1, Box 4, Richard•• MO 64778............. John P. BI_r. Box 426, Nev.da, MO 64772..................

FORTY-FOURTH DISTRICT - All of October 31, 1991

Time of Meeting IItA3rdThura. 2nd A 4th Wed. 2nd Thun. 2nd Fri. lit A 3rd Thura. 2nd Wed. lit Sat. lit A 3rd Wed. lit A 3rd Thura.

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C.rroll D. Hendricbon. P.O. Box 214. C.rthage, MO 64836 2nd A 4th Thura. Warren E. Zimmerman. Box 182. Sarcoxie. MO 64862..... lit A 3rd Tuea. W. Larrance Roe, 1815 Michigan. Joplin. MO 64804......... Itt A 3rd Mon. t"I J.me.H. Doran. Box 1236. Joplin. MO 64801.................. 2nd A 4th Fri. 0 Robert W. Davi., 411 E. MorrilOn,J••per. MO 64756....... latA 3rd Tuea. t::' William H. Munday. 2814 McConnell St.• Joplin. MO 64804 latA 3rd Tuea. G") How.rd L. Floyd, Rt. 1, Box 520. Albury. MO 64832 lilA 3rd Thura. tlI:j Robert L. White.arver. 1006 W. lit St., Webb City. MO 64810 2nd A 4th Thun. 0 Ralph Martin. 8aIt 166, Carl Junction. MO 64834 2nd A 4th Wed. I2j Wayne A. La.IOn, 4500 E. 26th. Joplin. MO 64804.......... 2nd A 4th Tue..

FORTY-FIFTH DISTRICT - All of October 31, 1991

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Kenneth L. Dunl.p. 816 Mel-D-Court, Sprin,tield. MO 65808-5807 3rd Mon. C.W. Fonhee. Rt. l,Box 135. Willard. MO 66781.............. 2nd Tue.. Jimmy Bireh. Rt. 1. BOIl: 6, Ash Grove, MO 65604............. 2nd Thun. Raymond a. Sanden. Jr.• 510 S. Scenic Ave.. Springfield. MO 66802 2nd Mon. Greene................... Gate of the Temple .. 422 Springfield.................. Earl L. Campbell . Richard L. Cox. 2146 N. Weller. Springfield, MO 66803... 3rd Thun. 570 Republic...................... Howard M. Jones Greene Republic . . Emeat L. Fanning. 4062 W. Sun.hine, Lot 109, Springfield, MO 65807 2nd Thun. Greene.......... Strafford . . Kevin Slone .. Gary Yarbrourh, Rt. 3, Box 293. Strafford. MO 66757...... bt Thurs. 608 Strafford Greene................... Willard . .. Ed Porterfield .. Manhall BuRington. 4018e&m St.• Willard. MO 66781.. bt Thurs. 620 Willard 98 Msl'llhfield Web.ter Webster .. .. J. Edward Blinn. P.O. Box 14, Mal'llhfield. MO 66706 2nd Fri. Webster Doric . .. Joe Atteberry. Rt. 3, 8aIt 162-50. Strafford. MO 56757 2nd Sat. 300 Elkland Webster Mount Olive 439 Rogersville .. . Rex W. Allen .. Randall J. Jonea, Rt. 3. Box 169, Rogersville, MO 66742.. 3rd Mon. Websler Hazelwood . .. Dean Rowe, 8aIt 115. Ser.mour, MO Ei6746......................... lilt Fri. 459 Seymour .. James Carpenter Websler Henderson . 477 Rogersville . Richard Hay . Jeffrey D. Lee. 2140 CI81bome, Springfield, MO 65804 .... 3rd Thu•. ~ ______________________________________________________ en Greene................... Daylight . . Paul Tumer, 1100 W. Divi.ion, Springfield, MO 65803..... bt Mon. 678 Springfield . Carol E. Monday ~ Greene................... United

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Greene................... O'Sullivan Greene................... Ash Grove Greene................... Solomon

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7 Walnut Grove 100 Ash Grove 271 Springfield

William C. Love

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Danny G. Latimer Michael O. Britain William O. Lockmiller

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Lodge

No.

Location

Douglas Texas Texas Texas Texas Wright Wright Wright................... Wright...................

Ava Barnes...................... Texas Plato Summersville........... Mountain Grove Joppa........................ Mansfield Norwood...................

26 116 177 469 555 158 411 543 622

Carter

Van Buren

509 Van Buren

Carter neynoids Reynolds Reynolds.. Shannon Shannon Shannon

Grandin Hopeweii Barnesville Bunker Delphian Winona Eminence

Master's Name

Ava CabooL...................... Houston Plato Summersville Mountain Grove Hartville Mansfield Norwood

Secretary's Name and Address

Miles R. Alexander John C. Casey................... Larry G. Warner Wayne B. Daniels Herbert W. Hartman M. Ramsey Bearden......... DallasC. Sullens.............. Benny F. Rector George Ridens...................

Time of Meeting

Vernon Frey, Box 985, Ava, MO 65608............................... Hugh D. Lower, P.O. Box 215, Cabool, MO 65689 Larry K. Ward, Box 457, Succe88, MO 65570 u~...... Henry J. Darden, Rt. 8, Box 120, Lebsnon, MO 65536 Stanley Norin, Star Rt., 8<lx 97, Summersville, MO 65571 Jacob C. Baird,Rt. 2, Box 58, Norwood, MO 65717........... Billy L. Dorris, Box 94, Hartville, MO 66667..................... William E. Dennis, P.O. Box 616, Mansfield, MO 66704... Bill Davault, 611 Short St., Monroe, MO 65711

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579 Grandin Lestel'VJlle 353 Ellington 675 Bunker 137 Birch Tree 430 Winona 607 Eminence

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Billie M. Beardsley Cliff Rutler Robert C. Nelson Denver Terrill Tracy Price Paul Brawley Clifford Hunt

Sot. on or after tE.:l full moon ~ . 2nd Mon. Tony E. Cales, Rt. I, Box 291, Ellsinore, MO 63937 . . James M. Johnson, Rt. I, Box 182, Black, MO 63625 .. 4th Sot. Barnard L. Morrison, Rt. 3, Box 237, Redford, MO 63665 2nd Thurs. c:> . 2nd & 4th Fri. Ray Widger, Rt. I, Box 163, Bunker, MO 63629 David E. Reed, Rt. 2, Box 260, Mountain View, MO 65548 1st &: 3rd Mon. 0 Gordon Buckner, P.O. Box 84, Winona, MO 66588 .. 2nd & 4th Tues. ~ T.F. Cox, Box 45, Eminence, MO 65466 .. 1st &: 3rd Thurs. ~ James E. Newton, Box 135, Van Buren, MO 63965

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FORTY-EIGHTH DISTRICT· As of October 31, 1991 Iron........................ Iron........................ Iron Madison St. Francois........... St.•'rancois........... St. Francois........... St.•'rancois........... St. Francois........... St. Francois.. S1. Francois........... 81. Genevieve

Star of the West MOll8ic Viburnum Marcus Bismarck Farmington St. Francois Som Britan Pendleton Leadwood Elvins·Ionic SOline

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133 351 676 110 41 132 234 424 551 598 154 226

Ironton........................ Belleview Viburnum Fredericktown Bismarck Farmington Libertyville Bonne Terre................ Doe Run Leadwood Desloge St. Mary's

Anthony N. Cole Donald Akera.................... Lewis E. Ferrell................ Charles W. Elrod Bernard E. Stevens Eugene M. Cole Theodore Fergurson George P. Barton Robert R. McKinney......... William D. Montgomery... William D. Holloway........ George H. Miller...............

Ralph L. Rother, Box 354, Arcadia, MO 63621 Ralph A. Trask, H.C. 63, Box 36A, Belleview, MO 63623.. Cletus H. Faircloth, P.O. Box 302, Viburnum, MO 66666. Elm M. Rehkop, Rt. 3, Box 255, Fredericktown, MO 63645 Garry L. Dalton, 1434 St. Joe Dr., Flat River, MO 63601. Dennis C. McGuire, P.O. Box 384, Farmington, MO 63640 P. Vincent KinkeBd, Rt. I, Box 243, Farmington, MO 63640 LeRoy D. Unruh, Box 477, Bonne Terre, MO 63628.......... PhillipR Gr.mer,Jr., & I, Box 188, Farmington, MO 63640 James E. Green, 801 Main St., Leadwood, MO 63653 David L. Arnett, Rt. I, Box 298, Elvins, MO 63601........... Dwight Smith, 439 N. West St., Perryville MO 63775

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Lodge

No.

Bollinger Trowell Bollinger Zalma Cape Girardeau.... St. Marlt'.

Location

Muter'. Name

Secretary'. Name and Addreu

440 Marble Hill................. Wade A. StevenlOll........... 545 Zalma.......................... Loyd Huffinan................... 93 Cape Girardeau W. Lloyd Fi.h

Cape Girardeau.... Cape Girardeau Cape Girardeau.... Cape Girardeau.... Cape Girardeau ....

West View My.tic Tie Whitewater Exc:elliior Harold O. Graue!..

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103 221 417 'I'll 672

Perry Scott

Perryville Dlmo

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670 Perryville.................... Maurice L. Plunkett 581 Scott City.................... Clay E. Hunter

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Chaffee

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615 Chaffee

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Millersville Oak Ridge................... Whitewater Jackson....................... Cape Girardeau

William L. King Michael H. Hurst.. Elwood E. Ulrich Harley Henry Dwight Barker

Norman S. Gribler

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Time of Meetinf

Fred L. Thoma.. P.O. Box 54, Marble Hill, MO 63764 Leeman Shirrell, Sr., Rt. 2, Zalma, MO 63787................... Everette E.teI, 1622 Grandview Dr., Cape Girardeau, M063766 . Ruey D. Ni.wonger, Rt. 1, Millenville, MO 63766 .. Dele. Sebau«h, P.O. Box 24, Dai.y, MO 63743 .. Jame. R. HamM, Box 366, Whitewater, MO 63786 .. Joe D. Maltel'lOn, Rt. 3, Box 236, Jacklon, MO 63766 . Cecil O. Blaylock, 217 S. Louiliana Ave., Cape Girardeau M063701 . Kenneth E. COtle, Rt. 6, Box lA, Perryville, MO 63776 .. Charle. H. Spradlin, Rt. 1, Box 1402, Scott City, MO M063780 . Norman A. Proffer, Rt. I, Box 223, Whitewater, MO 63786 .

FIFTIETH DISTRICT - As of October 31, 1991 Miuiuippi New Madrid Scott Scott Stoddard Stoddard Stoddard Stoddard Stoddard

CharlMton Morehouse Morley Sike.ton Bloomfield Lakeville Dexter Advance. Puxico

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407 603 J84 310 153 489 532 590 696

Charle.ton Morehoulle Morley SikeRton Bloomfield Bell City Dexter Advance Puxico

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Jerry Redbering Gerland E. Hughea. Kenneth Pope CharieR H. Thompson Thomas L. Bell Alton Edmond Thny L. Steven Denny Robinett HarrilOn Lemons

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Harry Sutherland, Box 396, Charle.ton, MO 63834 . Marlin L. Swinger, Box 224, MorehoUlle, MO 63868 . Lloyd E. Micheleen, P.O. Box 171, Oran, MO 63771.. .. John M. Sc:arbrou«h,611 Sike. St., Silte.ton, MO 63801 . Johnny M. Robey, Sr., P.O. Box 417, Bloomfield, MO 63825 W. Max Bollinger, P.O. Box 156, Bell City, MO 63736 .. Thoma. E. Stevena, Rt. 6, Box 28J, Dezter, MO 6384 J .. Jame.J. Harne.. Advance, MO 63730 , .. Leo H. Lowery, Rt. 2, Puxico, MO 63960 .

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FIFTY-FIRST DISTRICT - As of October 31, 1991 New Madrid New Madrid New Madrid PemilCot................ PemilCot................

Point P1eaBant New Madrid Odom Caruthersville Hayti

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176 429 67J 461 571

Conran........................ New Madrid Portageville Caruthersville Hayli...........................

Stanley R. Gooch Elzie Higgel'llOn Arblean McHugh Clyde Pruiett David Thompson

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Robert J. McAli.ter, Box 393, Portageville, MO 63873 L.V. Steven.. Box 249, Lilbourn, MO 63862 L.C. Keith, 500 W. 9th St., Portageville, MO 63873 Ben W. Burna, Box 186, Caruthersville, MO 63830 Theodore T. Martin, 102 E. Wuhington St., Hayti, MO 63851

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FIFTY-SECOND DISTRICT - As of October 31, 1991 County Butler Ripley Ripley Wayne Wayne

Lodge . . . . .

Poplar BI uff Comp08ite Naylor Greenville Wayne

No. . . . . .

209 369 568 107 526

Location Poplar Bluff Doniphan Naylor Greenville Piedmont

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William D. Beaty William M. Ray Everet Perry Calvin B. Williams Bobby L. Eldridge

Time of Meeting

Secretary'l Name and Addrell

Muter'l Name .. . . . .

Charlel E.Divine, P.O. Box 476, Poplar Bluff, MO 63901 . . Allen Pigg, Rt. I, Box 216 BR, Doniphan, MO 63935 John A. Drennan, HC I, Box 126, Fairdesling, MO 63939 . Virgil M. Clubb, P.O. Box 36, Greenville, MO 63944 William N. Burch, 414 N. Main, St., Piedmont, MO 63957

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Alum......................... Woodside.................. Clifton Koshkonong Sampson Bayou Rockbridge............... Robert Bums

327 West Plains Charles Franks 536 Willow Springs........... Dennis Bryant 637 Mountain View Jack Wester 255 387 463 582 298 365 435 496

Alton Thomasville Thayer Koshkonong Theodosia Bakersfield Almartha Gainesville

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Leroy Croney.................... John R. Walton, II............ Paul &:hu8ter James W. Frealy............... Max Griffith...................... George S. John8ton Cecil Loftis........................ Allen R. Tharp

Johnnie R. Dugginl, Rt. I, Box 205, West Plains, MO 65775 Don E. Traver, Rt. 3, Box 217, Willow Springs, MO 65793 Robert L. Rutler, Rt. 3,638 E. Third, Mountain View, MO 65548 Charle8J. Clemen,Rl 2, Box 2347, Alton, MO 6EiG06...... George Vehawn, Rt. 3, Box 148, Birch Tree, MO 65438.... Hlii D. Wliiiams, P.O. Box 95, Thayer, MO 65iSj Eugene S. Fr8llly, Rt. 2, Box 2261, Thayer, MO 65791...... Dwayne Hunter, Box 36, Protem, MO 65733 Herbert JohnBOn, HCR86, Box 496, We8t Plains, MO 65775 Cage Hogan, HCR 71, Box 143, Nottinghill, MO 65718.... Barney Dougla8, HCR-I, Box 63, Gainesville, MO 65656.

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296 Sperta......................... John W. Huff

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Donald H. Roller, Box 370, Sparta, MO 65753

Christian............... Christian Stone Stone Taney Taney

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Fred L. lando, 408 HarriBOn, Nixa, MO 65714 .. Stan Laney, Rt. 2, Box 281, Billingl, MO 65610 .. Carnell E. Cutbirth, Rt. I, Box 2928, Galena, MO 65656. Clyde L. Robinson, Box 426, Crane, MO 65633 .. Michael D. Hartwell, Box 353, Forsyth, MO 65653 .. Alvin H. Jones, P.O. Box 111, Powersite, MO 65731.. ..

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Charles R. Miller Dale W. Ebert Jerry McQueary Jackie Robinson Bobby D. Holt Gregory L. Pyron

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Jimmy R. Noel, Rt. 2, Bolt 10, Miller, MO 6£,707

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McDonald.............. McDonald Newton.................. Newton.................. Newton..................

Southwest Andel'llOn.................. Ne08ho Granby..................... Stella........................

466 621 247 514 538

Southwest City.......... Anderson Neosho........................ Granby........................ Stella

John W. Pattenon, Jr....... Murray W. Ryan Niel. Lauridler................. Ralph Walker.................... EUick Garren

Jame. Cantrell, Bolt 486, Noel, MO 64864......................... Donald A. Boyer, Rt. 1, Bax 161, Seneca, MO 64866......... Henry A. Freund, 307 E. Main, Neolho, MO 64860 JOlllph D. McBride, Rt. 1, Box 8, Stark City, MO 64866... Fay Granpr, Jr., Bax 2236, Stella, MO 64867...................

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FIFTY-EIGHTH DISTRICT - As of October 31, 1991 Miller Ionia Morgan.................. Versailles Morgan.................. BarnetL...................

381 Eldon James O. Grar................... 320 Versailles.................... Floyd Thornton................. 591 Barnett Denny Boardman

Jackson ................. Independence........... Jackson ................. Summit ....................

76 Independence ............. Robert C. Osborne ............ 263 Lee's Summit ............. Harry E. Bolon .................

Winlton L. Wript, Rt. 2, Bolt 269, Eldon, MO 66026 Vernon L. WhiWe, Rt. 3, Bax 281, Venailles, MO 66084.. J. Dwipt McDonald, Rt. 2, Bax 63, Barnett, MO 66011...

Jackson ................. McDonald .................

324 Independence ............. John R. Burch...................

Jackson ................. Blue Springs ............

337 Blue Springs............... Stephen M. Untrir............

Jackson ................. Raytown ...................

391 Raytown ..................... Frank A. R.rs ...............

Jackson ................. Jackson ................. Jackson ................. Jackson .................

392 501 569 614

Christian .................. Buckner.................... Marlborough ............ Mt. Washington .......

Jackson ................. Grandview ............... Jackson ................. Grain Valley ............. Jackson ................. Harry S Truman ......

Oak Grove .................. Buckner ...................... Grandview.................. Independence .............

Donald E. Denni.............. Gari Lee Albumbaugh...... J. Robert Popalilky .......... F. David Ingram ...............

618 Grandview .................. Gene D. William.............. 644 Grain Valley............... Richard L. Thoma............ 679 Grandview.................. Albert Lavemburg............

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Kenneth M. Fitzgerrel, 1403 Parker, Independence, MO 64060 William E. Btogi, Sr., 401 S. 21st St., Blue Sprinp, MO 64015 Chri•• L. Green, Jr., 3104 Claremont, Independence, MO 64062 LYndon Stowell, Bax 250, Kinpville, MO 64061 Clarence L. Alumbaugh, Box 498, Buckner, MO 64016 Jame. C. Lane, 10216 Tracy Ave., Kanlllll City, MO 64131 C. Keith Wilkinson, Sr., 215 So. Hunter, Independence, MO 64060 Harry Robert., Bax 'JJ)7, Grandview, MO 64030................ Jame. E. Hess, 1215 RD Mize Rd., Grain Valley, MO 64029 Roy N. Thoma.. 1800 Highrrove Rd., Grandview, MO 64030

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Lodge Kennett Jo'our Mile Homersville CardwelL Malden

No. . . . . .

Master's Name

Location

Kennett Campbell Homersville Cardwell 406 Malden

68 212 215 231

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Donald McGuire Joe W. Cumins Robert Rand) Jim Burgess Gary Irvin

Time of Meeting

Secretary's Name and Addrcss .. . .. .. ..

Herbert Knotts, Rt. I, Box 206, Kennett, MO 63857 C.W. Clifford, Box 116, Campbell, MO 63933 James T. Moore, P.O. Box 244, Homersville, MO 63855 Herman L. Clark, Rt. 1, Arbyrd, MO 63821 Thomas Chidister, 1209 Charlotte Dr., Malden, MO 63863-0136 Gary D. Burchell, Rt. 1, Box 62, Clarkton, MO 63837 Randy E. Jennings, Box 153, Bemie, MO 63822

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St. Louis St. Louis................ St. Louis................ St. Louis................ St. Louis St. Louis................

Beacon Bridgeton Paul Revere Apollo Ferguson Wellston

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3 Hazelwood 80 St. Johns 330 S1. Louis 529 Crevc Coeur 542 Ferguson 613 Hazelwood

St. Louis Overland-Occidental St. Louis................ Mizpah .

623 8t. Louis 639 Florissant

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Louis................ Louis Louis................ Louis................

St. Louis ..

Jennings Progress Berkeley Flori 888nt.. Lewis'" Clark ...

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Jennings Florissant Berkeley..................... Florissant...................

James Ferguson Warren Parsons

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Mark D. Sswyer James Woolsey Francis J. Buchholz George L. Jensen Hennan L. McGill Ralph A.Stege

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Matthew Bliggenstorfer . Anthony Montrym . Charles W. Reynolds Richard J. Holmes Richard J. Knoblock Cecil E. Fulbright..

677 81. Johns..................... Robert E. Manning

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Charles H. Miller, 10216 Baltimore Ave., St. Ann, MO 63074 Tom Hennenhoefer, Bridgeton, MO 63044 Earl T. Linch, 10013 Sheldon Dr., 8t. Louis, MO 63137.... William M. Kuban, 7613 Cheshire Ln., Amon, MO 63123 Melvin A. Pedel"llen, 20 St. Alice Ln., Florillllllnt, MO 63031 Edward T. Neely, Jr., 10191 Cloverdale Dr., St. Louis, MO 63136 Spencer R. Straubmuller, 3476 Charlck, St. Louis, MO 63114 G. Glenn WilBOn, 11161 Estrada Dr., Apt. 5, St. Louis, MO 63138 . Roy 8. Amold, 3780 Marietta Dr., Florissant, MO 63033 . Paul C. Neuenkirk, 9252 Edna Ave., St. Louis, MO 63137 William R Feltner, 418 Chambers Rd., St. Louis, MO 63137 G. Glenn Wilson, 11161 Estrada Dr., Apt. 5, S1. Louis, MO 63138 William R. Feltner, 418 Chambers Rd., St. Louis, MO 63137

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No. Location 25 St. Loui.

St. Loui................. Mt. Mori.h St. Loui. City orst. Loui

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PoI.r Star . Pride of the We.t ..

City or St. Louis.... COImOl

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St. Loui. ~.min Franklin.. . St. Louil................ Punty City or St. Loui..... St. Loui. Mi.lOuri .

Malter'. N.me Lupne Ch.nut .. ~........... .. P. Georp Bechtold, Jr

40 St. Loui

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360 St. Loui 550 Creve Coeur

. Ron.ld P. Kruetrer . John S. Sc:hoentag

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676 St. Loui. 601 Clayton 616 Brentwood

Richard C. J.me. David E. WiIIlOl'l ~........... Arthur F. Hebbeler, III.....

642 Creve Coeur Richard Primm 668 Creve Coeur Mich.el V. Fi.h 1 Web.ter Grov........... Robert Plummer

Seereta!'Y" Name.nd Addre.. _ Ti~e ofM_w W.rren R. Knacbtedt, 7424 Gravoi. Rd., Dittmer, 110 ~9602 ~................. 2nd II: 4th Thul"L Homer C. Epn, 11060 Patrina Ct., St. Louia, MO 63126 ..•... ~ ~ _ ~................. lit II: 3rd Sat. Fred O. H.hn, 780 Jerome Ln., C.hoki., IL 62206........... lit II: 3rcl Fri. H.roId F. Slmmonl, 242 TurrCt., Water GroYeI, 110 63119 ~ ~ ~ ~................. 2nd II: 4th Wecl. Raymond B. William., 4521 Whitfteld Ln., St. Loui.. 110

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Thom•• O. Gooch. 132 Weldon Sprinp HeiJhta, St. Charle., 110 63303 _ ~.................................... 2nd II: 4th Tuea. Melvin S. Acorcl, 1349 Graham Ave., SL LoW', MO 63139 2nd II: 4th Tuea. Che.ter W. Cook, 8723 White, Brentwood, MO 63144 2nd II: 4th Thul"L Emmett BroombauJh, 14806 Woodford Way, BridptGn,

~........... M~u~~~r;-;h;·900F;~;;;·Dr::·sL·~·i;:·iio·63i"41~~~Wed. Ronald D. Winchell, 127 Double Easle Dr., St. Ch.rIe., W.llace E. Beavers, Bca: 6810, St. Loui.. 110 63134 MO 63303

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St. Loui................. Bonhomme...............

46 Ballwin

St. Louis................ Weblter Grov

84 Web.ter Grovel.......... John B. Ham_

St. Loui St. Loui St. Loui St. Loui St. Loui St. Louis St. Louis St. Louil St. Louis St. Loui St. Louis

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Keyatone-Trinity FentGn Meramec: Anchor W.tGate Kirkwood Maplewood Foreat Park Valley park Freedom Creatwood

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Web.ter Grov• .......... Jack S. C••tiglia .. Fenton . Eugene D. Cook ~ . Eureka . John H. Whitelock . Creatwood .. Chri.topher Knapp . . Kirkwood .. Gale B. Going .. Kirkwood . Roger C. Clement ~ St. Louis .. Bennett FilCher . .. Mehlville .. Eugene D. Bequette. Valley Park .. Theodore D. McGrath . .. W. Donald Gilbert•••••••.•.••• 636 Mehlville 669 Crestwood . P.trick E. Finch . 243 281 313 443 446 484 666 678 629

Merton L Adreon, 1163 Great F.ll. Ct., Maneh.ter, 110 6S021 ~ : ~................. Ralph L. Johnaon, 7422 GraVOl', Apt. l-C, St. LoW', 110

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W.yne A. Goede, 716 Murray Hill Dr., Fenton, MO 63026 Vernon W. Kemper, 316 8e¥erly St., EW'eu, MO 6302fi •• John R. Fomera, 6 Twilight, St. Petera, YO 63376........... I.Yle E. W.de, 9622 Holtwood Rd., St. Loui" YO 63114 ..• Ifury O. Heinea, 606 W. Adam. INe., Kirkwood, MO 63122 Donald W.Bridflll!n, 714 Atal.nta, St. Loui., MO 63119.. Oliver Dian, S427 M.thild. Ave., St. Loui', MO 63123 •.. Walter E. Nichol.. 68 Boyd St., Valley Park, YO 63088 ... Gerald W. aun-rth, 700 Kari.ruhe Pl., St. Louia, MO 63125 Newton J. Davi., 123(Xi Tempo. St. Loui.. MO 63146.......

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Lodge

No.

Location

Master's Name

City ofSt. Louis .... Meridian .................. City of St. Louis .... George Washington. City ofSt. Louis .... Pomegranate............

2 St. Louis ..................... David L. Jacobi ................. 9 St. Louis ..................... Peter Hellberg .................. 95 St. Louis ..................... Morris W. King .................

City of St. Louis.... Pyramid ................... City ofSt. Louis .... America Good Hope.

180 St. Louis ..................... John Band......................... 218 St. Louis ..................... Eric R. Allen

Secretary's Name and Addresa

Time of Meeting

Henry E. Sneed. 7308 Parkwood Dr.• St. Louis, MO 63116 2nd It 4th Thurs. Dennill Fuller. 7365 Colgate. St. Louis 63130.................... 2nd It 4th Tues. Edward J. Reinhardt. 4519 Candleglow Dr.• St. Loui., MO

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416 St. Louis ..................... John P. O'Connell .............

Harold G. Welltbrock, 4741 Nebraska Ave., St. Louill. MO 63111.................................................................................. Harold E. GerheBuaer, 225 E. Ripu Ave.• St. Loui•• MO

City ofSt. Louis .... City of St. Louis.... City of St. Louis.... City ofSt. Louis....

460 499 520 544

Edwin C. Hawkins. 9487 Roeebay Dr., Crestwood. MO 63126 William F. Schmidt,9509 Yaflbury Ln., St. Louil, MO 63123 Gerald J. Giamanco. 5202 Itaska. St. Louill, MO 63109 ... Gene Dorrill. 11109 Pallty Dr., St. Louill. MO 63123..........

Lambskin ................. Harmony .................. Clifton Heights ........ Algabil......................

City of St. Louis.... Magnolia.Euclid ...... City of St. Louis.... Gardenville ..............

St. Louis ..................... St. Louis ..................... St. Louis ..................... St. Louis .....................

Charles G. Weber ............. Roger R. Rodemacher....... Daniel A. Triska ............... Louis L. Monken ...............

626 St. Louis ..................... Larry Stringer .................. 655 St. Louis ..................... William J. Hertel ..............

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2nd Fri. eIIc:h mo. euept Nov. It Jan. 4th Fri. Harry R. Becker, 6943 Mardei Ave.• St. Louill, MO 631092nd It 4th Wed. Armen G. Kayarian, 5244 Delor St., St. Louill, MO 63109 2nd It 4th Thurs.

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Joplin .... St. Louis Independence Springfield . Advance . St. Louis . St. Louis . Piedmont .. Farmington Macon . Keytesville . Reed Spring

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Grand Master .. .. .. .. .. . .. . . . . .. . . .. . . . . .. . .. .. . . .. .. . . .. . .. . .. ..

Thos. F. Riddick· Nath'l B. Thcker· Nath'l B. Thcker· Nath'l B. Thcker· Nath'l B. Thcker· Edward Bates Edward Bates· Edward Bates· Hardage Lane· Hardage Lane· Hardage Lane· Edward Bates· H.R. Gamble Sinclair Kirtley· A.B. Chambers· A.B. Chambers· S.W.B. Carnegy· S.W.B. Carnegy· S.w.B. Carnegy· P.H. McBride· P.H. McBride P.H. McBride· P.H. McBride·

OFFICERS OF THE ORGANIZATION, FEBRUARY 22, 1821 JAMES KENNERLY, Senior Warden

D. Grand Master Thompson Douglas· Thompson Douglas· Goo H. C. Melody· Goo H.C. Melody· Geo. H.C. Melody· Hardage Lane· Hardage Lane· Goo H. C. Melody· Fred L. Billon· Goo H.C. Melody· Goo H.C. Melody· Geo. H.C. Melody· A.B. Chambers· Sinclair Kirtley· Sinclair Kirtley· John D. Daggett· John D. Daggett· John D. Daggett· A.B. Chambers· Joseph Foster· Joab Bernard· Joab Bernard·

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WILLIAM BATES. Junior Warden ABRAM BECK, Secretary

FROM ITS ORGANIZATION, APRIL 23, 1821

John D. Taylor· John D. Taylor· E.S. Ruggles· E.S. Ruggles· E.s. Ruggles· B.w. Grover· E.S. Ruggles· S.F. Currie· L.S. Cornwell· D.P. Wallingford·

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Senior G. Warden

Junior G. Warden

James Kennerly· Edward Bates·................. Edward Bates·................. Edward Bates· Wm. G. Pettus·................ Wm. G. Pettus· Martin Ruggles· Martin Ruggles·.............. H.R. Gamble·................... H.R. Gamble·................... Sinclair Kirtlz· Oliver Parker M.J. Noyes· John Wilson·.................... Oliver Parker· Oliver Parker·.................. Edward Searcey· A.B. Chambers·............... A.B. Chambers·............... Alex T. Douglass·............ Alex T. Douglass·

William Bates· William Bates·................. Wm. G. Pettus·................ Wm. G. Pettus· Thornt. Grimsley·........... Thornt. Grimsley· John F. Rayland· H.R. Gamble·................... Adam L. Mills·................ Adam L. Mills·................ Adam L. Mills·................ Augustus Jones·............. Augustus Jones· G.A. Thttle· S.W.B. Carnegy· S.w.B. Carnegy·............... Granville Snell· Thomas Andrews·........... Alex T. Douglass·............ Wm. C. Vance· John Orrick·

Grand 'Ireasurer Archibald Gamble· Archibald Gamble· Archibald Gamble· Archibald Gamble· Archibald Gamble· Archibald Gamble· Rich. T. McKinney· Thornton Grimsley· Thornton Grimsley· Bernard Pratte· Thomas Andrews· Thomas Andrews· Thomas Andrews· Goo H.C. Melody· Goo H.C. Melody· Geo. H.C. Melody· Goo H.C. Melody· Goo. H.C. Melody· Geo. H.C. Melody· Geo. H.C. Melody· Goo H.C. Melody·

Grand Secretary .. .. .. .. . .. . .. .. . . . . . . . . . . . .

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John S. Watson· John S. Watson·

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Joseph Megguire· P. Draper· S.F. Currie· J.H. Thrner· S.H. Saunders· R.C. Hill·

John S. Watson· John M. Reed· J.T. Johnson· J.T. Johnson· J.T. Johnson· Joseph Foster· Joseph Foster·

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William Renshaw· William Renshaw· William Renshaw· T. Douglas· T. Douglas· John D. Daggett· John D. Daggett· John D. Daggett· John D. Daggett· John D. Daggett· Fred L. Billon· Fred L. Billon· Fred L. Billon· John Garnett· Thos. W. Conyers· Thos. W. Conyers· Richard B. Dallam· Richard B. Dallam· Richard B. Dallam· Richard B. Dallam· Richard B. Dallam· Richard B. Dallam· Richard B. Dallam· Richard B. Dallam· Richard B. Dallam· Fred L. Billon· Fred L. Billon· J.w.S. Mitchell· J.w.S. Mitchell· C.D.w. Johnson· C.D.W. Johnson· C.D.W. Johnson· A. O'Sullivan· A. O'Sullivan· A. O'Sullivan·

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L.S. Cornwell· Benjamin Sharp· S.H. Saunders· S.H. Saunders· Marcus Boyd· M.H. McFarland· Wm. R. Penick· Geo. Whitcomb· John H. ·furner· John F. Houston· John F. Houston· John D. Vincil· WE. Dunscomb· John D. Vincil· William D. Muir· Thos. E. Garrett Thos. E. Garrett· Samuel H. Owens· R.E. Anderson· John W Luke· James E. Cadle·

WA. Cunningham· P. Draper· Marcus Boyd· M.H. McFarland· WR. Penick· John Decker· John H. Thrner· Wm. N. Loker· John D. Vincil· John D. Vincil· WE. Dunscomb·...... C.A. Rowley· R.E. Anderson· . T.E. Garrett· R.E. Anderson· R.E. Anderson· J.E. Ryland· John W Luke· Xenophon Ryland· Xenophon Ryland·

JW. Chenoweth S.H. Saunders· Marcus Boyd· John F. I+lmston· WR. Penick· John Decker· Geo. Whitcomb· Wm. N. Loker· John D. Vincil· A.L. McGregor· Martin Collins· R.E. Anderson· T.E. Garrett· Wm. D. Muir· A.M. Dockery· Sam H. Owens· Sam H. Owens· John W Luke· Jas. E. Cadle· Jas. E. Cadle· Thos. C. Ready·

Noah M. Givan· Jos. S. Browne· WR. Stubblefield· Alex. M. Dockery· Chas. C. Woods· Lee A. Hall· Robert F. Stevenson· James W Boyd· Geo. R. Hunt· Wm. M. Williams· James P. Wood· Theodore Brace· Geo. E. Walker· RH. Ingram·

Joseph S. Browne· w.R. Stubblefield· Alex M. Dockery· Chas. C. Woods· Lee A. Hall· Robt. F. Stevenson· James W. Boyd· George R. Hunt· W.M. Williams· James P. Wood· Theodore Brace· Geo. E. Walker· B.H. Ingram· John R. Parson·

WR. Stubblefield· Jas. E. Carter· Chas. C. Woods· Lee A. Hall· Robt. F. Stevenson· James W Boyd· George R. Hunt· Wm. M. Williams· James P. Wood· Theodore Brace· Geo. E. Walker· RH. Ingram· John R. Parson· Harry Keene·

A.M. Hough· D.A. Jamison·

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1l.E. Van Orsdell· Marcus Boyd· John E Houston· John Decker· John Decker· Samuel M. Hayes· A.L. McGregor· Samuel Russell· A.L. McGregor· Martin Collins· R.E. Anderson· A.L. McGregor· Wm. D. Muir· Alex M. Dockery· Sam H. Owens· John E. Ryland· John E. Ryland· J as. E. Cadle· Xenophon Ryland· Thos. C. RP.aclv· ~oah M. Givan· M.G. Hubble· WR. Stubblefield· Jas. E. Carter· Alex. M. Dockery· Lee A. Hall· Robt. E Stevenson· James W. Boyd· Geo. R. Hunt· Wm. M. Williams· James P. Wood·

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John D. Daggett· John D. Daggett· John D. Daggett· John D. Daggett· John D. Daggett· John D. Daggett· John D. Daggett· John D. Daggett· John D. Daggett· Wm. N. Loker· Wm. N. Loker· Wm. N. Loker· Wm. N. Loker· Wm. N. Loker· Wm. N. Loker· Wm. N. Loker· Wm. N. Loker· Wm. N. Loker· Wm. N. Loker· Wm N I.nk",. Wm. N. Loker· Wm. N. Loker· Wm. N. Loker· John W Luke· John W. Luke· . John W Luke· John W Luke· Samuel M. Kennard· Samuel M. Kennard· Samuel M. Kennard· Samuel M. Kennard· Samuel M. Kennard· Samuel M. Kennard· Samuel M. Kennard· Samuel M. Kennard· Samuel M. Kennard· Samuel M. Kennard· Samuel M. Kennard· Samuel M. Kennard· Sanluel M. Kennard· Samuel M. Kennard·

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A. O·Sullivan· A. O·Sullivan· A. O·Sullivan· A. O'Sullivan· A. O'Sullivan· A. O'Sullivan· A. O'Sullivan· A. O·Sullivan· A. O'Sullivan· A. O·Sullivan· A. O·Sullivan· A. O·Sullivan· G. Frank Gouley· G. Frank Gouley'" G. Frank Gouley'" G. Frank Gouley· G. Frank Gouley'" G. Frank Gouley· G. Frank Gouley· n. Fr~n,," nnlllgu" G. F~~k Go~i~y'" G. Frank Gouley'" John D. Vincil'" John D. Vincil· John D. Vincil· John D. Vincil· John D. VinciI· John D. Vincil· John D. Vincil· John D. Vincil· John D. Vincil· John D. Vincil· John D. Vincil· John D. Vincil· John D. VincU· John D. VincU· John D. Vincil· John D. Vincil· John D. Vincil· John D. Vincil· John D. Vincil·

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D.A. Jamison F.J. 'IYgard E.F. Allen C.H. Briggs· Campbell Wells· Joseph C. Finarn· John C. Yocum Wm. F. Kuhn· Leroy R. Valliant· A.S. Houston· D.M. Wilson· John T. Short· R.R. Kreeger· Wm. A. Hall· Clay C. Bigger· Arch A. Johnson· Jacob Lampert· Van Fremont Boor· Thlman W Cotton· Frank R. Jesse· Edward Higbee· Wm. A. Clark· John W Bingham· Julius C. Garrell· Wm. F. Johnson· o.A. Lucas· Bert S. Lee· Joseph S. McIntyre· Orestes Mitchell· w.w. Martin· John Pickard· Anthony F. Ittner·

F.J. 'IYgard·.................... E.F. Allen· C.H. Briggs· Campbell Wells· Joseph C. Finigin· John C. yocum· Wm. F. Kuhn· Leroy B. Valliant· A.S. Houston· D.M. Wilson· John T. Short· R.R. Kreeger· William A. Hall· Clay C. Bigger· Arch A. Johnson· Jacob Lampert· Van Fremont Boor· Chesley A. Mosman· Frank R. Jesse· Edward Higbee· Wm. A. Clark· John W Bingham· Julius C. Garrell· Wm. F. Johnson· O.A. Lucas· Bert S. Lee· Joseph S. McIntrye· Orestes Mitchell· WW. Martin· John Pickard· A.F. Ittner· B.E. Bigger·

E.F. Allen· C.H. Briggs· Campbell Wells· Joseph C. Fina~in· John C. Yocum Wm. F. Kuhn· Leroy B. Valliant· A.S. Houston· D.M. Wilson· John T. Short· R.R. Kreeger· William A. Hall· Clay C. Bigger· Arch A. Johnson· Jacob Lampert· Van Fremont Boor· Chesley A. Mosman· Thlman W. Cotton· Edward Higbee· Wm. A. Clark· John W Bingham· Julius C. Garrell· Wm. F. Johnson· O.A. Lucas· Bert S. Lee· Joseph S. McIntyre· Orestes Mitchell· WW. Martin·.................... John Pickard·.................. A.F. Ittner· B.E. Bigger· S.R. Freet·

C.H. Briggs· Campbell Wells· Joseph C. Finagin· John C. yocum· Wm. E Kuhn· Leroy B. Valliant· A.S. Houston· D.M. Wilson· Howard Watson· R.R. Kreeger· William A. Hall· Clay C. Bigger· Arch A. Johnson· Jacob Lampert.. :": Van Fremont Boor· Chesley A. Mosman· Thlman W. Cotton· Frank R. Jesse· Wm. A. Clark· John W Bingham· Julius C. Garrell· Wm. F. Johnson· O.A. Lucas· Bert S. Lee· Joseph S. McIntire· Orestes Mitchell WW. Martin· John Pickard· A.F. Ittner· RE. Bigger· S.R. Freet· Wm. R. Gentry. Sr.·

Samuel M. Kennard· Samuel M. Kennard· Samuel M. Kennard· Samuel M. Kennard· Samuel M. Kennard· Samuel M. Kennard· Samuel M. Kennard· John R. Parson· John R. Parson· Alphonso C. Stewart· Alphonso C. Stewart· Alphonso C. Stewart· Alphonso C. Stewart· Alphonso C. Stewart· Alphonso C. Stewart· Alphonso C. Stewart· Alphonso C. Stewart· Alphonso C. Stewart· Alphonso C. Stewart· Alph. C. Stewart··· Wm. A. Hall· Wm. A. Hall· Wm. A. Hall· Wm. A. Hall· Wm. A. Hall· Wm. A. Hall· Wm. A. Hall· Wm. A. Hall· Wm. A. Hall·ttt E.E. Morris· E.E. Morris· E.E. Morris·

John D. Vincil· John D. Vincil· John D. Vincil· John D. Vincil· John D. Vincil· John D. Vincil· John D. Vincil· John D. Vincil· John D. Vincil·" John R. Parson:l::j:· John R. Parson· John R. Parson· John R. Parson· John R. Parson· John R. Parson· John R. Parson· John R. Parson· John R. Parson· John R. Parson· John R. Parson· John R. Parson· John R. Parson· John R. Parson· John R. Parson· John R. Parsontt· Frank R. Jesse· Frank R. Jesse· Frank R. Jesse· Frank R. Jesse· Frank R. Jesse· Frank R. Jesse··tt Arthur Matherttt

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·ttt Died November 7, 1924, while in office. "*·Resigned December 14. 1953. **tt Died August 29. 1927. while in office. ttt Appointed September I, 1927. by John Pickard. Grand Master.

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LIST OF ELECTED OFFICERS OF THE GRAND LODGE A.F. & A.M. MISSOURI

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Grand Master James W. Skelly· Geo. W. Walker· H. L. Reader· Henry C. Chiles· Karl M. Vetsburf Harry S Truman Harris C. Johnston· Forrest C. Donnell· W.F. Woodruff· Willis J. Bray· Willis J. Bray· Solon Cameron· Morris E. Ewing· Harry F. Sunderland· James M. Bradford* Ray Bond· Homer L. Ferguson· I..tichar~

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James Men. ;:,euers Orestes Mitchell, Jr.· William J. Craig· Harold M. Jayne· Frank P. Briggs Robert L. Aronson· Harold O. GraueL Bruce H. Hunt Robert H. Mann* Martin B. Dickinson· A.U. Goodman, Jr."' George F. Morrison· A.B, Vanlandingham R.E. Murray· W.R. Denslow Elvis A. Mooney J.M. Donelson W.H. Chapman T.J. Davis, Jr

D. Grand Master Geo. W. Walker· H.L. Reader· Henry C. Chiles· Elwyn S. Woods· Harrv S Truman· HarrIs C. Johnston· Forrest C. Donnell· Grover C. Sparkstt Willis J. Bray· Solon Cameron· Solon Cameron· Morris E. Ewing· Harry F. Sunderland· James M. Bradford· Ray Bond* Homer L. Ferguson Richard O. Rumer· ~ames M.c~. ~e.I,ler~ .. :.; ureSLes ,,111.1.:111:11, oJ .. · William J. Craig· Harold M. Jayne· Frank P. Briggs Robert L. Aronson· Harold O. GraueL Bruce H. Hunt.. Robert H. Mann· R, Jasper Smith..· ' A.V. Goodman, Jr.· George F. Morrison· A.B. Vanlandingham Russell E. Murray W.R. Denslow E.A. Mooney J .M. Donelson W.H. Chapman T.J. Davis. Jr.· W.H. McLaughlin·

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

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

Senior G. Warden ILL. Reader·.................... Henry C. Chiles*.............. Elwyn S. Woodst Karl M. Vetsburg· Harris C. Johnston* Forrest C. Donnell........... Grover C. Sparkstt W.F. Woodruff* Solon Cameron· Morris E. Ewing·............ Morris E. Ewing*............ Harry F. Sunderland*..... James M. Bradford·....... Hay Bond*........................ Homer L. Ferguson......... Richard O. Rumer· James McB. Sellers Orestes Mitchell, Jr.* tVill~ii J. Ci"aig*............. Harold M. Jayne·............ Frank P. Briggs............... Robert L. Aronson· Harold O. GraueL Bruce H. Hunt................. Robert H. Mann· R. Jasper Smith··*' Martin B. Dickinson George F. Morrison· A.B. Vanlandingham....... Russell E. Murray........... William R. Denslow......... E.A. Mooney J.M. Donelson W.H. Chapman T.J. Davis, Jr.· W.H. McLaughlin W.L. Walker.....................

t Resigned. tt Died December 28, 1942, while in office. ttt Died May 8, 1943, while in office. tttt Died April 22, 1944, while in office. .. t Appointed May 1, 1944 by W.F. WoodrUff. Grand Master. " Died September 16, 1956.

Junior G. Warden Henry C. Chiles· Elwyn S. Woodst Karl M. Vetsburf Harry S Truman Forrest C. Donnell· Grover C. Sparkstt W.F. Woodruff· James A. Kinderttt Morris E. Ewing· Harry F. Sunderland· Harry F. Sunderland* James M. Bradford· Ray Bond· Homer L. Ferguson Richard O. Rumer* James McB. Sellers Orestes Mitchell, Jr.· William J. Craig·

Grand Treasurer

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

.. . .. .. IIarold ~1. J~yr:c· . Frank P. Briggs . Robert L. Aronson· . Harold O. GraueL . Bruce H. Hunt. .. Robert H. Mann· .. J. Renick Jones:!: . Martin B. Dickinson· . A.U. Goodman, Jr.· . A.B. Vanlandingham . Russell E. Murray . William R. Denslow .. Elvis A. Mooney . J.M. Donelson .. W.H. Chapman .. T.J. Davis. Jr.· . W.H. McLaughlin· . .. W.L. Walker Herman A. Orlick ..

Grand Secretary . Arthur Mather· . Arthur Mather· . Arthur Mather· E.E. ~orris . Arthur Mather" Arthur Mather· . E.E. Morris E.E. Morris· . Arthur Mather· Arthur Mather· E.E. Morris· . E.E. Morris· .. Arthur Mather· E.E. Morris"' . Arthur Mathertttt .. Harold L. Reader·t E.E. Morris· E.E. Morris· . Harold L. Reader· E.E. Morris· . Harold L. Reader· E.E. Morris· . Harold L. Header· KE. Morris· . Harold L. Reader· E.E. Morris· . Harold L. Reader. . Harold L. Reader· E.E. Morris· E.E. Morris . Harold L. Reader· E.E. Morris· .. Harold L. Reader· Harold L Rp~d~r* E.E. ~1c!"!"!s*·*· James M. DeWitL . Harold L. Reader· James M. DeWitt''' . Harold L. Reader· . Harold L. Reader· W.H. Utz, Jr . Harold L. Reader· W.H. Utz. Jr.. W.H. Utz. Jr . Harold L. Reader· W.H. Utz, Jr . Harold L. Reader··' W.H. Utz. Jr . Elmer W. Wagner·' . Elmer W. Wagner· W.H. Utz, Jr W.H. Utz, Jr .. Elmer W. Wagner· W.H. Utz, Jr .. Elmer W. Wagner· W.H. Utz, Jr . Elmer W. Wagner· . Elmer W. Wagner" W.H. Utz. Jr W.H. Utz. Jr .. Elmer W. Wagner· W.H. Utz. Jr . Elmer W. Wagner· W.H. Utz, Jr . Elmer W. Wagner" .. Elmer W. WagnerU· W.H. Utz, Jr W.H. Utz, Jr . Frank A. ArnoldH:!: . Frank A. Arnold W.H. Utz, Jr

E.E. Morris· E.E. Morris· E.E. Morris·

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Grand Master . . .. . .. . .. .. .. .. . .

. . . . . . . .

WH. McLaughlin· Walter L. Walker Herman A. Orlick Lewis C. Wes Cook Fielding A. Poe............... James A. Noland, Jr J.C. Montgomery, Jr Gus O. Nations J. Edward Blinn William J. Hill Earl K. Dille Robert J. Crede Vern H. Schneider Charles E. Scheurich P. Vincent Kinkead Thomas K. McGuire. Jr.. Robert D. Jenkins Thomas C. Warden Daniel F. Cole........... D. Robert Downey

I

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Senior G. Warden

Junior G. Warden

Walter L. Walker .. Herman A. Orlick .. Lewis C. Wes Cook .. Herman A. Orlick .. Lewis C. Wes Cook .. Fielding A. Poe .. Lewis C. Wes Cook .. Fielding A. Poe . James A. Noland, Jr . Fielding A. Poe .. J ames A. Noland, J r . J.C. Montgomery, Jr .. James A. Noland, J r .. J.C. Montgomery, Jr .. Gus O. Nations .. J.C. Montgomery, Jr .. Gus O. Nations .. . J. Edward Blinn Gus O. Nations .. J. Edward Blinn . William J. Hill .. J. Edward Blinn .. WilliamJ. Hill . Earl K. Dille . William J. Hill .. Earl K. Dille . Robert J. Crede . Earl K. Dille .. Robert J. Crede . .. Vern H. Schneider Robert J. Crede . Vern H. Schneider .. Charles E. Scheurich . Vern H. Schneider .. Charles E. Scheurich .. P. Vincent Kinkead . . Charles E. Scheurich . P. Vincent Kinkead .. William H. Wisbrock P. Vincent Kinkead .. William H. Wisbrock 1.. Thomas K. McGuire, Jr . Thomas K. McGuire, Jr. Robert D. Jenkins .. Thomas C. Warden .. Robert D. Jenkins .. Thomas C. Warden .. Daniel F. Cole .. Thomas C. Warden .. Daniel F. Cole .. D. Robert Downey .. Daniel F. Cole .. D. Robert Downey .. Frank A. Arnold . D. Robert Downey .. Frank A. Arnold . Dale C. Motter . Dale C. Motter .. Gordon E. Hopkins .. Frank A. Arnold ..

;;;; Not a candidate for reelection, per announcement: September 24, 1979. :u;;; Retirement effective: June 30, 1986. • " Appointed and Installed July 16, 1986. 1 Not elected to advance: September 29, 1986

Grand Treasurer W.H. Utz, Jr W.H. Utz, Jr W.H. Utz, Jr W.H. Utz, Jr W.H. Utz, Jr W.H. Utz, Jr WH. Utz, Jr.;;:u W. Marion Luna W Marion Luna W Marion Luna W Marion Luna W Marion Luna W Marion Luna W. Marion Luna W. Marion Luna W. Marion Luna W. Marion Luna D. Marion Luna D. Marion Luna D. Marion Luna

Grand Secretary . .. .. .. . .. .. .. . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. . . .. ..

Frank A. Arnold Frank A. Arnold Frank A. Arnold Frank A. Arnold Frank A. Arnold Frank A. Arnold Frank A. Arnold Frank A. Arnold Frank A. Arnold Frank A. Arnold Frank A. Arnold Frank A. Arnold Frank A. Arnold Frank A. Arnold Thrry C. Alexander·" Thrry C. Alexander Thrry C. Alexander Thrry C. Alexander Thrry C. Alexander Terry C. Alexander

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242

PROCEEDINGS OF THE 1990 1990 GRAND LODGE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD WINNERS

Lodge 1 Missouri-Commonwealth 2 Meridian 3 Beacon 5 United 11 Pauldingville 13路Rising Sun 15 Western Star 28 St. Johns 30 Huntsville 31 Liberty 36 Cooper 40 Mt. Moriah 43 Jefferson 45 Bonhomme 46 Wentzville 47 Fayette 53 Weston 57 Richmond 58 Monticello 59 Centralia 62 Vincil 69 Sullivan 76 Independence 78 St. Joseph 80 Bridgeton 93 St. Marks 98 Webster 104 Heroine 113 Plattsburg 114 Twilight 120 Compass 129 Monett 131 Potosi 132 Farmington 133 Star of the West 147 Cass 149 Lexington 151 Milton 152 Linn Creek 157 North Star 158 Mountain Grove 162 Whitesville 164 Joachim 172 Censer 177 Texas 180 Pyramid

Master Robert E. Plummer David L. Jacobi Bradley F. Young Kenneth L. Dunlap Homer R. Stude R.L. Tichenor Carl J. Hann, Sr. Rodney S. Brumbaugh James Phillip Berry Rocky E. Weaver Russell A. Bradshaw ~ George Bechtold, Jr. James Mark Hiatte Eugene L. Konold Billy Smith Gary Edward Bagby Lynn Douglas Mouden Wilburn E. Meierer Charles L. Arnold, Jr. Ronald L. Thurston Harvey Soules Neil E. Schatz Lee Bodenheimer Max L. Huffman J ames L. Woolsey W. Floyd Fish James R. McVay Jerry H. Spear Paul Cradic Charles Truelove Dennis Sallee James W. Yarbrough II Lee F. Rowe Eugene M. Cole Jerrold K. Clemons Thomas H. Famuliner, III James R. Strodtman James V. Rockenfield 'Thrry ~ McKeever F. Kim Herrick Alan H. Clark David Johnson Amos K. Meyer Allen L. Vancil lRlrry K. Ward John Band


1991

GRAND LOOOE OF MISSOURI

183 California 189 Zeredatha 193 Angerona 195 Bolivar 199 New Hope 207 Clay 209 Poplar Bluff 213 Rolla 216 Hale City 219 Albert Pike 220 Kansas City 222 La Belle 228 Shelbina 234 St. Francois 236 Sedalia 238 Rushville 241 Palestine 243 Keystone 'Iiinity 245 Knob Noster 251 Hope 254 Butler 255 Alton 256 Shekinah 260 Mechanicsville 263 Summit 265 Corinthian 269 Brotherhood 271 SOlomon 272 Granite 281 Fenton 287 Craft 288 Hermitage 293 Sarcoxie 296 Sparta 299 Temple 300 I>oric 303 Osage 305 Cecile Daylight 312 Cuba 313 Meramec 320 Versailles 324 McI>onald 337 Blue Springs 331 Charity 335 Joplin 340 Westport 342 Circle 345 Fellowship 346 Arlington

John Overbey !Jee E. Evinger Dale Mathews Leland C. Pyle Michael Hartley Archie J. McCoy Jarnes A. Medling Harold C. Mace Stanley Walby Moses Segovia Williarn M. Bailey Benjamin A. Kaylor J.C. I>ouglass Theodore Ferguson Raymond L. Shultz Dennis Cohorst Harland Long John R. Wilson Larry R. Reeder Mike Ellis Robert E. Miller Leroy Croney William Kenneth Noce Howard Vayne Jacobs Harry E. Bolon Oscar Robertson Ralph M. McLaury Dale L. Mills II Roy D. DeHaven Eugene D. Cook Brad L. Davis William A. Kropf Bruce Lambeth John W. Huff Robert D. Hall Thomas Richard Herd Lloyd R. Schneck Phillip E. Ross Billy Gene White John H. Whitelock Floyd Thornton John R. Burch Stephen M. Untrif Lawrence A. Weigum, Sr. Stuart C. Crawford Richard L. Edwards Williarn W. Crenshaw Leslie A. Matthews William Hamilton

243


244

PROCEEDINGS OF THE

360 Thscan 361 Riddick 366 Adair 368 Crescent Hill 375 Waynesville 376 King Hill 383 Pythagoras 385 Richland 391 Raytown 397 Gower 417 White Water 422 Gate of the Temple 424 Samaritan 439 Mount Olive 441 Excelsior 443 Anchor 445 West Gate 446 Ivanhoe 450 Belton 460 Lambskin 467 Pleasant Hope 469 Plato 470 Nodaway 477 Henderson 480 Jewel 481 Marceline 482 Clintonville 483 Fairfax 484 Kirkwood 496 Robert Burns 497 Equality 499 Harmony 501 Buckner 506 Lathrop 508 Saxton 511 Skidmore 512 Webb City 522 Gate City 526 Wayne 536 Ingomar 538 Stella 542 Ferguson 543 Mansfield 544 Algabil 546 Orient 547 South Gate 548 Clinton 550 Rose Hill 551 Pendleton

Melvyn H. Scherzer Claude L. Satterfield Donnie J. Waybill David L. Page Joseph Lee Weber Jerry Brendie Arthur H. Axley Lou A. Short Frank A. Rodgers Joseph L. 'Willis Elwood Ulrich Richard L. Cox Michael Runyon H. Jake McMillian Harley Henry Christopher L. Knapp Moming E. Collins Charles L. Jones James C. Rodgers, Jr. Charles G. Weber, Sr. Harry E. Rogers Milton Youmans Ross E. Johnson, Jr. , Richard Hays Farrell Dean Sexson R. Gregory White James Handley Richard Harringtol1 Roger C. Clement Earl D. Holmes Billy C. Earney Roger R. Rodemacher Gari Lee Alumbaugh Albert F. Fox 'Thd Rockelman Roger A. Vest Harold T. Shoup Ben F. Pagel Bobby Eldridge Norman Hoffarth Elick Garren Herman L. McGill Georgia J. Owens Thomas J. Moser Mark Alan Brisley 'William S. Skinner Ronald E. Wood, Jr. Franklin R. Willi Robert McKinney

1990


1991

GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI

552 Calhoun 563 York 569 Marlborough 570 Republic 582 Koshkonong 586 Criterion 587 Branson 598 Leadwood 609 Warrenton 612 Mokane 613 Wellston 614 Mount Washington 616 Brentwood 617 Swope Park 618 Grandview 620 Willard 622 Norwood 624 Owensville 625 Sheffield 626 Magnolia Euclid 630 East Gate 636 Freedom 640 Jennings 642 Benjamin Franklin 643 Northeast 651 Cleveland 653 Shawnee 655 Gardenville 656 Country Club 657 Pr~ss 659 Alpha 663 Rockhill 668 Florissant 669 Crestwood 672 Harold O. Grauel 673 Arnold 674 Central Cr08sing 677 Lewis & Clark 678 Daylight 679 Harry S Truman

245

Rol>ert R. George Warren R. Ellis J. Robert Popaliski Howard M. Jones Ronald E. Hunter Ilonald H. Drury Gregory L. Pyron William D. Montgomery 1Alwrence F. Elms Jmnes L. Davis Ralph A. Stege F. David Ingram Arthur F. Hebbeler III Vivi8O B. Gibson Gene D. Williams Maurice M. Porterfield Howard R. Holladay, Sr. Richard C. Witte 0880 B. Love Craig R. Anderson Lyle K. Croisant Walter Ilonald Gilbert Charley Reynolds Joseph Rosenthal Mason A. Clouse Clarence L. Wolf Craig L. Massey William J. Hertel Curt Putnam Richard J. Holmes Clifford M. Burks Edward Eigenberg Nicholas F. Steinmetz Chester D. Cook Dwight H. Barker Rol>ert C. Craig Richard L. StansburY Samuel J. Huffmaster Carol E. Monday, Sr. Albert E.1Alvenbarg

NUMERICAL LIST OF LODGES WITII DISTRICT NUMBERS No. Name District 1. St. Louis-MisBOuri............ 61-B 2. Meridian........................... 61-D 3. Beacon 61-A 4. Howard 5. United...............................

25 45

6. 7. O'Sullivan......................... 8. 9. Geo. Washington 10. Agency.............................. 11. Pauldingville

-45 --

61-D 9 30


PROCEEDINGS OF THE

246 No. Name 12. 13. 14 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 21 22. 23. 24 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32 33. 34. 35. 36. 37 38. 39 40. 41. 42 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49 SO. 51 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60.

District

'ryro................................... Rising Sun

. Western Star Memphis........................... Clarksville........................ Palmyra Paris Union . Wellington.

40 21 10 1 16 15 17 9 --

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Naphtali Ava Evergreen St. John's Windsor Huntsville......................... Liberty...................... . Ralls 'rroy................................... mercer.............................. Cooper............................... . Callao............. .. Mt. Moriah Bismarck . Jefferson Fair Play........................... Bonhomme Wentzville......................... Fayette.............................. Fulton . Xenia................................. .. Wakanda........................... Weston Index Arrow Rock....................... TIpton Richmond...... Monticello Centralia New Bloomfield

61-B 46 32 15 37 18 11 17 29 5 25 14 61-B 48 31 41 61-C 30 25 27 7 20 21 34 24 31 23 15 26 27

1991

.vo.

Name

61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. 67 68. 69. 70 71. 72 73. 74. 75. 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

Waverly............................. Vinci!.... Cambridge Monroe.............................. Pattonsburg...................... Grant City........................

District

Kennett............................. Sullivan Savannah Eureka. Warren.............................. Silex Independence Lebanon St. Joseph Polar Star Bridgeton.......................... Jackson Laclede Webster Groves Brookfield Washington Defiance............................ Friendship........................ Russellville Perseverance... St. Mark's . Vienna. Pomegranate Bethany............ Webster............................. Mt. Vernon........................ Ash Grove......................... West View... Heroine Kirksville.......................... Gallatin Greenville.........................

23 11 24 17 10 6 60

32 9 19 19 29 59 39 9 61-B 61-A 13 38 61-C 13 42 6 12 31 16 49 39 61-D 5 45 55

45 49 22 2 10 52 -

See "Lodge Directory by Districts" p3ges 213-232 for Worshipful Master (Name), Secretary (Name and Address), and Meeting Time.


1991

247

GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI

No. Name

District

109. 110. Ill. 112. 113. 114. 115. 116. 117. 118. 119. 120. 121. 122. 123.

Stanberry... Marcus.............................. 'Ii'enton

125. 126. 127. 128. 129. 130. 1:l1. 132. 133. 134. 135. 136. 137. 138. 139. 140. 141. 142. 143. 144. 145. 146. 147. 148. 149. 150. 151. 152. 153. 154. 155. 156.

McFall-Gentryville...... Seaman Athens

Plattsburg......................... Twilight Barnes DeSoto Compass Hermann

124. Union Star........................

Monett Potosi Farmington.. Star of the West Braymer............................ Phoenix............................. Delphian........................... Lincoln Oregon Amsterdam....................... Pleasant Grove................. Irondale Modern ~timer

Ca88 Lexington Milton Linn Creek Bloomfield Elvins-Ionic Ashland

6 48 12 -11 26 -46 --40 21 --32 10 6 3 6 -55 -40 48 48

-12 16 47 9 8 -35 25 40 41 39 -34 -23 -18 38 50 48

-26

No. Name

District

57. North Star........................... 158. Mountain Grove............... 159 160 161 162. Whitesville 163 164. Joachim 165 166 167 168. Colony............................... 169. Camden Point 170. Benevolence...................... 171. Hartford............................ 172. Censer............................... 173. Gray Summit.................... 174. Sturgeon 175 176. Point Pleasant.................. 177. Texas................................. 178 179. Pride of the West.............. 180. Pyramid 181 182 183. California 184. Morley............................... 185. Chamois............................ 186 187. Hermon............................. 188. Hannibal........................... 189. Zeredatha 190. Putnam 191 192 193. Angerona 194 195. Bolivar 196 197. Carthage........................... 198. Allensville......................... 199. New Hope 200 . 201 202 203 204. Rowley..............................

8 46 9 40

2 21 12 3 14 32 26 51 46 61-B 61-D 31 50 31 43 15 9 3 11

41 44 6 29 21

See "Lodge Directory by Districts" pages 213-232 for Worshipful Master (Name), Secretary (Name and Addre88), and Meeting Time.


No. Name 205. 206. 207. 208. 209. 210.

1991

PROCEEDINGS OF THE

248

District

Trilumina Somerset........................... Clay...................................

Poplar Bluff...................... Unionville......................... 211. ID=kory Hill...................... 212. Four Mile.......................... 213. Rolla.................................. 214. 215. Hornersville 216. Hale City.......................... 217. Barbee 218. America-Good Hope 219. Albert Pike 220. Kansas City.............. 221. Mystic Tie 222. lMl Belle .. 223. Ray 224. Hamilton 225. Salem.. 226. Saline.. 227. 228. Shelbina.. 229. 230. St. James.......................... 231. Cardwell 232. Polo 233. 234. St.Francois. 235. 236. Sedalia.............................. 237. lMl Plata............................ 238. Rushville 239. Hopewell........................... 240. 241. Palestine........................... 242. 243. Keystone-Trinity.............. 244. Middle Fabius 245. Knob Noster 246. Montgomery.. 247. Neosho.............................. 248. 249. 250. 251. Hope.................................. 252.

24 3 11 -52 3 31 60 39 -60 20

24 61-D 22 20 49 15 23 12 39 48

-14 -39 60 12 -48

-36 14 9 47 -30 -61-C 1 36 27 56 ---32 --

No. Name 253 254. 255. 256. 257.

District

Butler................................ Alton.......... Shekinah Lodge of Light

258

259. 260 261 262. 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

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Lodge of Love Mechanicsville........... Holden Summit............................. Corinthian

Brotherhood New Salem Solomon Granite St. Clair.. Cold Spring Grand River...................... Hogles Creek Fenton Cosmos.............................. Stockton... Canopy.............................. Earl....... Craft........... Hermitage

290

291. 292. 293. 294. 295 296. 297 298. 299. 300.

35 53 40 5 1 30 36 59 36 9 29

45 36 37 36 34 41 61-C 61-B 42 55 10 15 41 -

Edina Lamar.......... Sarcoxie Mound City....................... Sparta.......... Sampson Temple Doric

2 43 44 8 54 53 20 45

See "Lodge Directory by Districts" pages 213-232 for Worshipful Mastel (Name), Secretary (Name and Address), and Meeting Time.


1991

GRAND LOOOE OF MISSOURI

No. Name

District

301. -17 302. Lick Creek 303. Osage 43 304 . 305. Cecile Daylight................. 20 306

.

307. New London 308. Parrott 309

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310. 311. 312. 313. 314 315. 316 317 318. 319. 320. 321.

Sikeston Kearney............................ Cuba Meramec........................... .. Jerusalem .. .. Eldorado Paulville Versailles Jonathan

322. ..

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323

.

324. 325. 326. 327. 328.

McDonald Dockery............... Linn Mt. Zion Cainsville..........................

329

.

330. Paul Revere...................... 331. Charity............................. 332 . 333

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334. 335. 336. 337. 338. 339. 340. 341 342.

Breckenridge Joplin Hallsville Blue Springs..................... Herculaneum.................... Fidelity............................. Westport . Circle

343

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344. Moberly............................. 345. Fellowship 346. Arlington 347 . 348 ..

No. NarM

249

District

349. Pollock

35a

351. 352. 353. 354. 17 355. 10 356. 357 50 358. 11 359 39 360. 61-C 361. 362. 42 363. 364. 365. 1 366. 2 367. 58 368. 6 369. 350. 371. 59 372 13 373. 31 374 53 375. 5 376. 377. 61-A 378 9 379. 380. 381. 12 382 44 383. 26 384 59 385. 40 386 387. 21 20 388 389 37 390 391. 18 392. 44 393. 39 394 395 396.

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Mosaic............................... Friend Barnesville Hebron Adelphi Ancient Landmark........... . Northwest . . Thscan . Riddick . Hiram . Fraternal . Higginsville .. Bayou . Adair . Barry . Crescent Hill . Composite .. Williamstown . Sheldon . . Belle . Waynesville.. King Hill........................... Ancient Craft.................... .. Billings Queen City....................... Ionia.................................. . Pythagoras . Richland . Woodside...........................

3

48 54

47 27 21 26 8 61-B 41 1 32 23

53 2 55 35 52 15 43

39 38 9 6 54

1 58 55

38 53

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Raytown............................ Christian Bee Hive . .. Western Light

59 59 11 41

See "Lodge Directory by Districts" pages 213-232 for Worshipful Master (Name), Secretary (Name and Address), and Meeting Time.


No. Name 397. 398. 399. 400. 401. 402. 403. 404. 405. 406. 407. 408. 409. 410. 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. 443. 443. 444. 445.

1991

PROCEEDINGS OF THE

250

District

Gower Jasper Pike................................... Ilecatur............................. Carterville

11 44 16 55 44 -Lowry City........... 37 Rosendale 9 -Malden.............................. 60 Charleston. 50 --Iberia 38 Appleton City................... 37 -Greensburg....................... 2 Hunnewell........................ 14 Cache................................ 61-D Whitewater....................... 49 -Star 37 -Urbana.............................. 41 Gate of the Temple........... 45 -Samaritan 48 --Glenwood....... 1 -New Madrid 51 Winona.............................. 47 --Macks Creek..... 38 -Rockbridge....... 53 --Temperance 11 Mt. Olive........................... 45 '!'rowel............................... 49 Excelsior 49 Burlington 7 Anchor 61-C Ada 23 West Gate 61-C

No. Name 446. 447. 448. 449 450. 451 452 453. 454. 455 456. 457.

District

Ivanhoe Jacoby............................... Schell City........................ Belton Forsyth Continental...................... Wallace Jonesburg

458

459. 460. 461. 462. 463. 464 465 466. 467. 468 469. 470. 471. 472 473. 474 475 476. 477. 478 479 480. 481. 482. 483. 484. 485. 486. 487

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Hazelwood Lambskin.......................... Caruthersville.................. Santa Fe Clifton............................... Southwest......................... Pleasant Hope Plato.................................. Nodaway........................... Mineral............................. Nineveh Mount Hope...................... Henderson Jewel......... Marceline.......................... Clintonville....................... Fairfax. Kirkwood. Coldwater Cairo

488

489. 490. 491. 492. 493.

22 6 43 34 54 10 25 30 45 61-D 51 17 53 56 41 46 7 44 29 23 45 34 13 43 8 61-C 34 18 -

Lakeville........................... Montevallo........................ Vandalia Daggett.............................

50 43

27 30 -

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1991 No. Name

496. Robert Burns.................... 497. Equality 498 499. Harmony........................... 500 501. Buckner 502. Philadelphia 503. Prairie Home 504. Platte City........................ 505. ~throp.............................

507. 508. Saxton............................... 509. VanBuren 510. New Hampton 511. Skidmore

512. 513. 514. 515. 516. 517. 518. 519. 520. 521.

Webb City......................... Granby.............................. Galena Oriental............................ Crane................................ Clifton Heights.................

522. Gate City... 523. 524. 525.

526. 527. 528. 529.

Wayne Higbee......... Conway............................. Apollo................................

530.

531. 532. 533. 534. 535. 536. 537. 538.

No. 542. 543. 544. 53 545. 39 546. 61-D 547. 548. 549. 59 15 550. 551. 25 21 552. -553 11 554. 555. -9 556. 47 557 5 558. 7 559. 560 44 561. -56 562 563. 54 -564. -565. 566. 24 54 567. 61-D 568. -569. 20 570. -571. -572. -573. 52 574 18 575. 38 576. 61-A 577. -578. 39 579. 50 580 55 582. 32 583 40 584 53 585 -586. 56 587. 12 588. 3 589 590. 18

District

494 495. Unity.................................

506.

251

GRAND LOOOE OF MISSOURI

~nes Prairie.................... Dexter Comfort................ Columbia Blackwell..... Ingomar

Stella........................

539. Dawn

540. Winigan 541. Jacksonville......................

43

Nal'TU! District Ferguson........................... 61-A Mansfield......... 46 Algabil 61-D Zalma................................ 49 Orient 20 South Gate 20 Clinton 37 Carl Junction 44 Rose Hill........................... 61-B Pendleton 48 Calhoun 37 -

Foster................................ Summersville Prairie...............................

35 46 5 -

Moscow............................. Clarksdale

29

Cowgill.............................. york................................... Jamesport......................... Tebbetts Maplewood Miller Naylor Marlborough..................... Republic............................ Hayti................................. Rutledge Bernie Easter Olive Branch Ewing................................ Forest Park Grandin Koshkonong

10 12 22 10 27 61-C 55 52 59 45

51 1 60

32 61-B 15 61-C 47 53

Criterion Branson St. Francisville Advance............................

44

54 1 50

See "Lodge Directory by Districts" pages 213-232 for Worshipful Master (Name), Secretary (Name and Address), and Meeting Time.


252

PROCEEDINGS OF THE

No. Name

District

591. Barnett 592. 593. Union

58 -32

594

.

595. 596. 597. 598.

Cole Camp Puxico Bosworth.......................... Leadwood..........................

599

600. 601. 602. 603.

.

Cosby Clayton Acacia Morehouse

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. 633 634 635.

36 50 20 48

.. .. .. ..

9

61-B 26 50

.

Walker

43 .

Eminence Strafford Warrenton Clark................................. . Mokane . Wellston . Mt. Washington .. Chaffee . Brentwood .. Swope Park . Grandview . .. Willard . Anderson .. Norwood . Overland-Occidental . Owensville .. Sheffield .. Magnolia .. . Mendon . Valley Park .. East Gate . . Belgrade........ .. Archie . Greentop .

47 45 30 18 27 61-A 59 49 61-B 22 59 45 56 46 61-A 32 22 61-D 19 61-C 22 40 34

.Vo. 1336. 1337. 1338 ,39. 540. 541 542. 643. 544. 545. 546 547

Name

1991

District

Freedom............................ Mountain View................. Mizpah.............................. Jennings Benj. Franklin.................. Northeast Grain Valley.... Clarkton . .

548

.

549 550 551. 552 553. 554 555. 556. 557. 558. 559. 660. 661 662. 663. 664 665 666 667. 668. 669. 670. 671. 672. 673. 674. 675. 676. 677. 678. 679.

.. .. Cleveland.......................... Shawnee Gardenville....................... Country Club.................... Progress............................ Purity................................ Alpha Holliday............................ Clarence............................ RockhilL........................... . Berkeley........................... Florissant Crestwood......................... Perryville.......................... Odom Harold O. Grauel............. Arnold............................... Central Crossing Bunker.............................. Viburnum Lewis Clark Daylight....... Harry S Truman...............

61-C 53 61-A 61-A 61-B 22 59 60

34 36 61-D 20 61-A 61-B 20 17 14 22 61-A 61-A 61-C 49 51 49 40

55 47 48 61-A 45 59

1

See "Lodge Directory by Districts" J:ages 213路232 for Worshipful Master (Name), Secretary (Name and Address), and Meeting Time.


1991

GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI

D. ROBERT DOWNEY GRAND MASTER 1991-1992

253


INDEX FOR 1991 PROCEEDINGS ADDRESS OF GRAND MASTER . 9 29 Acknowledgements . Area Meetings . 10,156 Children's Miracle Network . 12 Conclusion . 30 Consents, Permissions and Dispensations .. 13,79,145,149 35 Cornerstones and Dedications . 16,36,79 Decisions . 15,80 Edicts . 31 Grand Master's Itinerary 1990-1991 .. Introduction . 9 .. 14 Lodge Suspensions Long Range Planning . 26 Masonic Home . 12 10 The Masonic Scholarship Fund, Inc .. Masonic Service Month .. 11 . Masonic youth 11 . 13 Masons in Government Necrology . 23 Recommendations . 21,37 Redistricting . 14 State of the Craft .. 23 13 'fravel Expenses of the Grand Lecturer . ilial Commissions . 21 Amendments of By-Laws ADOPTED y the Grand Lodge at the 1991 Annual Communications: In re: Section 15.050. Suitable Proficiency .. 81 In re: Section 7.200. Consolidation of Lodges . 81 177 In re: Section 13.070. Ballot Required . 177 In re: Section 14.050. Ballot, Collective . Amendments to the By-Laws PROPOSED at the 1991 Annual Communication to lie over for action at the 1992 Annual Communication: 186 In re: Section 5.190. By-Laws . 187 In re: Section 8.010. Officers of Lodges .. 188 In re: Section 14.040. Must Lie Over .. 188 In re: Section 15.010. Conferring Degrees . 190 In re: Section 15.020. Same .. 190 In re: Section 15.020. Sub-paragraph .. In re: Section 15.020. Same .. 190 In re: Section 15.025. Lecture and Change .. 191 192 In re: Section 15.061. Proficiency equired . 192 In re: Section 22.080. Transfer . 193 In re: Section 32.040. Effect of Ballot.. . In re: Section 32.080. Petition For Restoration .. 194


1991

GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI

2d

Amendments of By-Laws REJECTED by the Grand Lodge at the 1991 Annual Communication: In re: Section 18.010. Dues .. 82 In re: Section 19.030. Dues Paid More Than One Year After Suspension . 83 In re: Section 35.021. As Proposed . 179 179 . In re: Section (Number Not Submitted) In re: Section 35.010. Proposed Addition, Repeal Amendment or Revision . 180 180 In re: Section 35.020. Time, Presentation and Publication 181 In re: Section 35.030. Action on Proposals . Amendment of the By-Laws TABLED by the Grand Lodge at the 1991 Annual Communication for action at the 1992 Annual Communication: In re: Section 10.040. Grand Lodge Dues . 80 In re: Section 20.040. When Certificates Cease to Be Valid 83 In re: Section 20.050. Notice 83 .. In re: Section 20.060. Date of Membership . 84 84 In re: Section 20.070. Dues, Division Between Lodges . In re: Section 28.025. ~utomatic Expulsion . 85 Amendment to the By-Laws WITHDRAWN by the Jurisprudence Committee at the 1991 Annual Communication: 80 In re: Section 3.115. Masonic Relief . 180 In re: Section 21.011. Territorial Jurisdictions .. In re: Section 21.021. Power to Receive Petitions For 180 Degrees . Announcements ofM.W. Grand Master-Elect D. Robert Downey 73 Appointee - Grand Line . TIME and PLACE of 171st Annual Communication (October 1992) . 73 Appointments (1991-1992) . 197,201 Biographical Sketch of M.W. Grand Master Daniel F. Cole . By-Law Repealed In re: Section 14.090. Ballot Examination .. 177 70,86 Call From Labor . 72,93 Call to LaOOr . 5 Call to Order . 71,130 Children's Miracle Network . 200 Closing . 79,149 Consents and Permissions (1990-1991) . 145 Consolidation and Mergers . 79 Dispensations (1990-1991) . 198,207 District Deputy Grand Lecturers (1991-1992) .. 198,207 District Deputy Grand Masters (1991-199) . 72 Election of Grand Lodge Officers .


3d

PROCEEDINGS OF THE

Fifty-Year Button Recipients During Year 1990-1991 . Grand lAxlge Dinner . Grand lAxlge Officers (1990-1991) . Grand lAxlge Officers (1991-1992) . Grand Representatives Appointed and Recommended . Grand Representatives 'Ib and From Missouri . Honor Lodges - GRAND LODGE ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS Honor Lodges - TEN YEAR GRAND LODGE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD . Installation Installing Officers . Grand Lodge Officers for 1991-1992 . Introductions Board of Directors and Staff of Masonic Home of Missouri District Deputy Grand Lecturers . District Deputy Grand Masters . Grand Line Appointee . Grand Lodge Officers . Grand Masters and Past Grand Masters of Other Grand lAxlges . Grand Officers of Other Grand lAxlges . Past Grand Masters of Missouri .. Representatives of Organizations of THE MASONIC . FAMILY of Missouri Jurisprudence Committee Report On ConsentS and Permissions . On Decisions . Edicts . . On Dispensations List of Elected Officers of the Grand Lodge, A.F. and A.M. of Missouri From Its Organization: April 23, 1821. . .Lodge Directory In Districts . Masonic Home of Missouri By-Law Revisions . . Officers, Directors, Staff (l990-1991) . Officers, Directors, Staff (1991-1992) Presentations . Masonic Service Association . . Masonic Service Month Membership Statistics - June 30, 1990 . Missouri lAxlge of Research Officers (1991-1992) . Report . . Nominations for Masonic Home Board of Directors '" . Numerical List of lAxlges Opening .

1991 151 90 Sa

198,201

144 233 90,242 90 198 198 46 8 8 73,90 5

7 7 6 8,71 79 79 80 79 237 213 69 48

206 70

77 90,172 167 207 86 47 245 6


1991

4d

GRAND LODGE OF MISSOURI

Other Appointments The Auditor Past Grand Masters of Missouri -- Living Past Grand 'rreasurer Photographs Grand Master Daniel F. Cole (1990-1991) Grand Master D. Robert Downey (1991-1992) Grand Lodge Officers (1990-1991)

. . .

205 205 206

. . .

Frontispiece 253

Masonic Home Board of Directors and Eastern Star Grand Chapter Advisory Board . Presentation of Awards: Grand Lodge Achievement Awards .. Thn Year Achievement Award Certificates . The '!ruman Medal .. Presentations to: . Masonic Home of Missouri M.W. Grand Master Daniel C.Cole (1990-1991) .. M.W. Grand Master D. Robert Downey .. Retiring Members of Masonic Home Board of Directors . Proficiency Cards and Certificates .. Report of Auditor Report of the Grand 1Jecturer .. Report of the Grand Secretary Thrry C. Alexander . Fifty-Year Button Recipients During Year 1990-1991. . Statistics - June 30, 1990 . Supplemental Report of Grand Secretary Terry C. Alexander .. Report of the Grand 'freasurer . . Report of the Masonic Home of Missouri . Report of the Missouri Lodge of Research Mo. Masonic Found. ~S.A., Inc .. .. Report of the Masonic Scholarship Fund Report of Committees Appeals and Grievances .. Building Supervisory Board . By-Laws . Chartered Lodges . Credentials . Correspondence . EntertaInment of Distinguished Guests . Grand Lodge Charity . Grand Lodge Office Building . Grand Master's Address . Insurance .

4a

49 90,242 90 91,172 70 78,199 199 47 119

137

142

144 151 167 167 169 51 86 75 10 93 94

95 96 6,196 98 172 96

117 79 175


PROCEEDINGS OF THE

5d

Jurisprudence

1991 .

79 thru 86, 179 thru 195

~ng Range Planning . lAxlges Under Dispensation . Masonic Boards of Relief .. Masonic Education . Honor Lodges (1990-1991) .. Ten Year Certificates .. . Mileage and Per Diem Necrology . Public Relations .. Public Schools . . Recognition of Foreign Grand ~dges Relief and Charity .. Ritual . . Proficiency Cards and Certifica';es Speaker's Bureau . Ways and Means . Budget for Year October 15, 1991 - October 14, 1992 .. Youth . Resolutions and Amendments read by Grand Secretary . Resolutions ADOPTED by the Grand ~dge at the 1991 Annual Communication: In re: Support For The Missouri Masonic Foundation For The Prevention Of Substance Abuse, Inc .. In re: James Alexander Garrison Estate . Resolution PROPOSED at the 1991 Annual Comm. to lie over for action at the 1992 Annual Communication .. Round Robin Competition - Winner . . Special Committees (1991-1992) Standing Committees (1991-1992) . Statistics - June 30, 1990 . . Ten Year Achievement Award THE TRUMAN MEDAL .

26 115 128 115 90 90

197 38 73 132 133 127 118 119 135 173 173 130 85,186

184 181 195 70 204 202 166 90

91,172

1991 Proceedings - Grand Lodge of Missouri  

OfficialProceedings OneHundredSeventieth AnnualCommunication Ancient,FreeandAccepted oftheStateofMissouri September30andOctober1,1991,A.L.59...

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