An authentic history of the Benevolent and protective order of Elks

 
9781235879289: An authentic history of the Benevolent and protective order of Elks

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 Excerpt: ...reported in favor of moving to Histrionic Hall, on Jefferson street, near Third. This was adopted During the latter part of the second ofiicial term of the lodge, the increase of members commenced to slacken up, and after a long time ceased entirely, and the same faces only could be seen in the chairs meeting after meeting. For nearly a year the cause faded and members lost interest. Finally they began dropping out, and about I879 the faithful original charter members tried to check the downward tumble of the lodge, but their efforts were in vain. The meeting time was changed to Tuesday nights, but still the lodge waned, and finally the faithful few members realized the fact that the money for their dues was not sufficientto float the expenses of the lodge. On May I 3, 1879, the charter was surrendered, and Louisville Lodge ceased to be an active annex of the grand body of the order. After a lapse of several years, Brother Frank Girard, who then held the ofiice of D. D. E. G. R. of the order. made the city a visit and called a number of the loyal old members together, who petitioned the Grand Lodge to restore their charter. In response to the petition, the charter, books, papers and other paraphernalia were returned, and Louisville Lodge was reorganized, January 9, I884. 'ith this new start, regular meetings were held. and many new names were added to the roll, among whom were those of the best people of the city. In 1890 Louisville Lodge only had about one hundred members, but they constituted men of untiring energy, proud to be called Elks, and doing all in their power to advance the best interests of the Order. At a regular meeting of the lodge. which was only about two weeks previous to the Grand I.odge meeting at Cleveland. a resolution was passe...

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Book Description RareBooksClub. Paperback. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. 282 pages. Dimensions: 9.7in. x 7.4in. x 0.6in.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 Excerpt: . . . reported in favor of moving to Histrionic Hall, on Jefferson street, near Third. This was adopted During the latter part of the second ofiicial term of the lodge, the increase of members commenced to slacken up, and after a long time ceased entirely, and the same faces only could be seen in the chairs meeting after meeting. For nearly a year the cause faded and members lost interest. Finally they began dropping out, and about I879 the faithful original charter members tried to check the downward tumble of the lodge, but their efforts were in vain. The meeting time was changed to Tuesday nights, but still the lodge waned, and finally the faithful few members realized the fact that the money for their dues was not sufficientto float the expenses of the lodge. On May I 3, 1879, the charter was surrendered, and Louisville Lodge ceased to be an active annex of the grand body of the order. After a lapse of several years, Brother Frank Girard, who then held the ofiice of D. D. E. G. R. of the order. made the city a visit and called a number of the loyal old members together, who petitioned the Grand Lodge to restore their charter. In response to the petition, the charter, books, papers and other paraphernalia were returned, and Louisville Lodge was reorganized, January 9, I884. ith this new start, regular meetings were held. and many new names were added to the roll, among whom were those of the best people of the city. In 1890 Louisville Lodge only had about one hundred members, but they constituted men of untiring energy, proud to be called Elks, and doing all in their power to advance the best interests of the Order. At a regular meeting of the lodge. which was only about two weeks previous to the Grand I. odge meeting at Cleveland. a resolution was passe. . . This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781235879289

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