1894 May 25 Sam Rosenthal Officer of Knights of Pythias

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1894 May 25 Sam Rosenthal Officer of Knights of Pythias - JKNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS. Meetini of the (M Loflp in...
JKNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS. Meetini of the (M Loflp in Annual of ' A K T S p. m. inui)'8:25 a. in. x p r ^ s - i ' l :30 p. m. m a i l %:'£~i p. rn. . ' r e s s 8 : t j it. rn. r e s s j ni. a. m. A LARE ATTENDANCE. Official Visitation of the Supreme Chancellor of the World, W. W. Blaekwell. m m. in. p. m. 8:00 a. rr Shoopboad m a i l u r - at 4:13 l. M. and close r g i n i a and m t x i l for same f r o m 9 to Virginia yesterday h e West last for he was and and go arrived out on tho registration, and yesterday. good River- passengers her the Committee. has hus play W. for been to At one o'clock yesterday afternoon tho Grand Lodge Knights of Pythias Nevada was called to order by Chancellor W. H. Beard. Over eighty representatives were in attendance nearly every lodge in the jurisdiction was represented. The following Grand Officers were present: T. R. Hofer, Past Grand Chancellor; W. S. Beard, Grand Chancellor; J. Aitken, Grand Vice-Chancellor; N. Hummel, Grand Prelate; George W. Hatch, Grand Master of Exchequer; 13. Stoddard, Grand Keeper of and Seal; J. D. Torreyeon, Grand Master-at-Arms; S. H. Rosenthal, Grand Inner Guard; Supreme Representative, Representative, George J. D. King. After opening in ritualistic form report of the Committee on Credentials was read and adopted. A recess was taken, during which the Supreme Chancellor waa informally presented to the members of the Grand Lodge. Upon re-convening the reports of the Grand Officers were received and referred referred to a committe on distribution. The Grand Chancellor detailed in his report his official acts during his He reports the Order throughout jurisdiction, notwithstanding the general general depression, in a healthy and prosperous c o n d i t i o n ; although of membership has occurred during the year the jurisdiction has held its own. a Grand Keeper of Records and Seal, I A. 13. Stoddard, in his report sta*es the loss in the graud jurisdiction in membership for the year ending December December 31. 1893, only amounted to seventeen. This has been entirely overcome by a gain in the last five months. Twelve members have died. He makes a number of recommendations recommendations concerning changes in the law, and reports the finances of the iu the State iu a good condition. are fourteen subordinate lodges iu jurisdiction with a membership of Three thousand two hundred and eighty-one dollars iu benefits have been paid during the year. For the relief of members, $i81 90; for burial expenses $-109 15; for current expenses, $0,937 34. A balance of cash on hand is reported by subordinate lodges of $16,627 80. A f t e r the reports of officers were received the Supreme Chancellor made u short address and said that during the grand session he would address the Grand Lodge at length. He stated that he had visited thirty-six Grand Jurisdictions, traveling over 60,000 miles in the last twelve months, and expects to visit ten other Grand Lodges before the expiration of his term of office, making a journey yet be taken of over 10,000 miles. At 3 o'clock the Grand Lodge took recess till 7:30. EVENING SESSION. The evening session was called to order at 7:30 p. M. The h o u r for the election of officers for the ensuing term was at 11 A. M. to-day. Wadsworth was chosen as the place to hold the next session of the Grand Lodge, The Supreme Chancellor gave much valuable information concerning the interpretation of the laws of the Order, and/ the representatives were granted the privilege of asking questions, so that they could in turn instruct their respective lodges regarding the laws and methods of the organization. Supreme Chancellor W. W. Blaekwell is u very fluent and pleasing speaker, and an enthusiastic Pythian and tireless tireless worker. He is a plain man and is opposed to receptions and banqueting, banqueting, but simply desires to meet the members of the order as a Pythian give them the benefit of his knowledge and experience. The visit of Supreme Chancellor Blaekwell to Nevada will be or' incalculable benefit to the Order in the State and it is a favor that highly appreciated by the Knights. At 9 p. M. the Grand Lodge took recess till till 9 o'clock this morning. be of an

Clipped from Nevada State Journal25 May 1894, FriPage 3

Nevada State Journal (Reno, Nevada)25 May 1894, FriPage 3
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