Revised Constitution of the Grand Lodge of F. & A. Masons of the State of Michigan, Also the Edicts Now in Force

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H. Barns, 1857 - 40 pages
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Page 23 - When a motion is made and seconded, it shall be stated by the Speaker; or, being in writing, it shall be handed to the Chair, and read aloud by the Clerk before debated. 30. Every motion shall be reduced to writing if the Speaker or any member desire it. 31. After a motion is stated by the Speaker...
Page 32 - The masters and past masters of lodges to wear, in lieu and in the places of the three rosettes on the master mason's apron, perpendicular lines upon horizontal lines, thereby forming three several sets of two right angles ; the length of the horizontal lines to be two inches and a half each, and of the perpendicular lines one inch ; these emblems to be of ribbon, half an inch broad, and of the same colour as the lining and edging of the apron. If grand officers, similar emblems, of garter-blue or...
Page 32 - The apron of the deputy grand master to have the emblem of his office in gold embroidery in the centre, and the pomegranate and lotus alternately embroidered in gold on the edging. The apron of the grand master is ornamented with the blazing sun embroidered in gold in the centre, on the edging the pomegranate and lotus with the seven-eared wheat at each corner, and also on the fall ; all in gold embroidery ; the fringe of gold bullion. The apron of the pro grand master the same.
Page 31 - A plain white lamb skin, similar to that of the entered apprentice, with the addition only of two sky-blue rosettes at the bottom. Master Mason, — The same, with sky-blue lining and edging, one and a half inch deep, and an additional rosette on the fall or flap, and silver tassels.
Page 9 - ... purpose, full and accurate account of all moneys received and paid by him on account of the...
Page 31 - ... of the apron. GRAND OFFICERS OF THE GRAND LODGE, PRESENT AND PAST. — Aprons of the same dimensions, lined with purple and ornamented with gold and blue strings; they must have the emblems of their office in gold or blue, in the centre.
Page 29 - ... of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of Michigan...
Page 31 - No other colour or ornament shall be allowed except to officers and past officers of lodges, who may have the emblems of their offices in silver or white in the centre of the apron; and except as to the members of the Prince of Wales
Page 28 - ... some lodge, nor is it proper that any number of brethren should withdraw or separate themselves from the lodge in which they were made, or were afterwards admitted members, without a sufficient cause ; although the right is an inherent one, and can never be restrained by any power whatever; still such separation would be improper, unless the lodge becomes too numerous for working; in which case, a sufficient number may withdraw •with the approbation of their lodge, in order to form a new one....
Page 26 - As the opinion of this Grand Lodge, that any Master Mason in good standing, within the accredited jurisdiction of any subordinate lodge, and not a member thereof, or of any other lodge, or been rejected by any other lodge, may become a member of any lodge within the jurisdiction of this Grand Lodge, if the lodge applied to shall see proper to receive him.

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