History of Odd-Fellowship in Canada Under the Old Regime ...: From ... 1843 to ... 1855. Also, a Reprint of the Journals of the R.W. Grand Lodge ... 1855 to 1875 ...

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Page 99 - I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, with all lowliness and meekness, with long suffering, forbearing one another in love; endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
Page 18 - Any member may be expelled for improper conduct or for violation of the Constitution or ByLaws by a vote of not less than two-thirds of the members present and voting. CHAPTER IX. OF MEETINGS. ARTICLE I. The regular decennial meetings of the Convention shall be held upon the second Tuesday in May every tenth year as provided in the Constitution, and the place of meeting shall be in the City of Washington, DC Twenty-five members shall constitute a quorum. ARTICLE...
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Page 17 - ... member present shall call the Council to order, and preside until a president pro tempore shall be chosen by ballot; and if an election is not effected on the first trial, on a second ballot a plurality of votes shall elect. When any member is...
Page 17 - If more than one member rise to speak at the same time, the member who is most distant from the moderator's chair shall speak first.
Page 343 - ... the same may be reconsidered, and in such case the vote on the reconsideration shall be taken by ball ballots, and if all the ballots cast be in favor of it, the reconsideration shall be had ; whereupon the application shall lie over till the succeeding meeting, when another ballot shall be had with ball ballots, and if the same be unanimously in favor of the applicant, he shall thereby be elected ; but if one or more black balls appear in either ballot, the applicant shall be rejected, and in...
Page 81 - THE GRAND LODGE OF THE UNITED STATES, OF THE INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS.
Page 38 - AMERICA shall be identical with those established for membership in subordinate lodges within the jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge of the United States of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.
Page 345 - ATPW is primarily designed for the use of brethren who are traveling beyond the limits of the jurisdiction to which they belong, but may also be used in the jurisdiction to which brothers belong who have received it in good faith for said primary purpose; and in order that each brother may be properly instructed in it, and visiting brethren from other jurisdictions be properly examined, the two highest elective officers of a Lodge, and the Chief Patriarch and Senior Warden of...
Page 346 - Wong Kim Ark was born in 1873 in the city of San Francisco, in the State of California and United States of America, and was and is a laborer. His father and mother were persons of Chinese descent, and subjects of the Emperor of China ; they were at the time of his birth domiciled residents of the United States, having previously established and...

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