By-laws and history of Fraternity lodge no. 262 F. & A. M. (Google eBook)

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1907 - 32 pages
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Page 1889 - ... presiding over his Lodge, may invite the assistance of any competent brother in conferring the degrees or in giving the lectures. SEC. 4. In the absence of the Master and both Wardens, the Lodge cannot be opened, unless by Dispensation of the Grand Master. ARTICLE IX. The Treasurer and his Duties. It shall be the duty of the Treasurer — To receive and safely keep all money or property of every kind which shall be placed in his hands by the Secretary, or by order of the Lodge, and to give proper...
Page 1888 - It shall be the duty of the Treasurer to receive and safely keep all moneys which shall come into his hands as...
Page 1886 - Deputy, and no officer shall perform any duty of the office to which he may be elected or appointed until he has been so installed ; and they shall hold their respective offices until their successors shall have been duly elected, or appointed, and installed: Provided, that no elective officer shall be installed by proxy.
Page 1887 - SEC. 2. It shall be his duty— To preside at all meetings of his Lodge ; To confer all degrees in strict accordance with the Ritual ordained by this Grand Lodge; To give, in full, the lectures appertaining to each degree, at the time it is conferred, in accordance with such Ritual; To superintend the official acts of all the officers of his Lodge, and see that their respective duties are properly performed; To carefully guard against any infraction, by the members of his Lodge, of its own By-Laws,...
Page 8 - ... while open on the first or second degree, except what appertains to the work and lectures of those degrees. All special or general business, of whatever name or nature, shall be had in a Lodge open on the third degree of Masonry and at a regular meeting, except as provided in the preceding section. ARTICLE V. Election and Installation of Officers. SECTION 1. Each Lodge, at its regular communication next preceding 1876, pp. 44-59. the festival of St. John the Evangelist in each year, shall elect,...
Page 1887 - SEC. 3. From the decisions of the Master there shall be no appeal to the Lodge; but appeals from his decisions and complaints of his acts and conduct may be made to the Grand Master or to this Grand Lodge. SEC. 4. In all cases of a tie vote, except votes by ballot, the Master, in addition to his proper vote, may have the casting vote. SEC. 5. For any unmasonic conduct, or for the neglect or violation of any duty imposed by the Constitution or regulations of this Grand Lodge upon the Master of a Lodge,...
Page 4 - ... on the first Tuesday of every month, at such place and time as may be designated from time to time by a majority of the directors, for the purpose of attending to the affairs of the association, and to transact such other business as may come before them. ARTICLE XII. FINANCE COMMITTEE. SECTION 1. It shall be the duty of the finance committee to examine and report upon all bills presented to the board, and attend to all matters pertaining to the finances of the association. Sec. 2. Previous to...
Page 1886 - Lodge whenever be shall deem it proper; To issue, or cause to be issued, all notices and summonses which may be required; To discharge all the executive functions of his Lodge; and, To perform all such other acts, by ancient usage proper to his office, as shall not be in contravention of any provisions of the Constitution or Regulations of this Grand Lodge. SEC. 2. It shall be his duty— To preside at all meetings of his Lodge ; To confer all degrees in strict accordance with the Ritual ordained...
Page 3 - Master, Senior Warden, Junior Warden, Treasurer, Secretary, Senior Deacon, Junior Deacon- and Tiler, all of whom shall be elected annually, by ballot, at the next regular meeting preceding December 27th, and' a majority of all the votes cast shall be necessary for an election.
Page 6 - ... The principal committees of the association shall be the executive, arbitration, membership, entertainment, legislative, and legal committees. All matters relative to said committees shall be determined by the council, and it may authorize each of said committees to adopt its own rules of procedure. ARTICLE VIII. — Order of business SECTION 1. The order of business at the annual meeting shall be: 1. Reading and correction of minutes. 2. Report of officers. 3. Report of committees. 4. Elections....

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