Clipped From Aiken Standard
wiMJi|»j^ffi^sss;>;i'. _ fo the Tr«r*toiVfnf'.Ma*^,*Vardens' and Brethren of Star" Lodge, Xo. «9. A. P. M.J- Tour Tour committee appointed to draft jreamble -.and re»Dlutions upon tbe >odden demise of our esteemed brother, brother, Samuel Giles, would respectfully ask to submit tbe following: Thafr'Whereas, the Great Sovereign Arbiter of Xature through ills wis-, diim did on Saturday, th'e 17th day of j lane, A. D.;1899, enter the quiet and I leaceful home of Brother Samuel 5iles, and there with no-earthly eye to see, by the potent energy of a single single act "clipped the brittle thread of life," and transmitted bis spirit into tbe realms beyond; therefore be it Resolved, First—That while in common common with our fellow citizens, relatives relatives and friends, we mourn the great general and public loss which has been sustained, we feel it to be our privilege as members of our Fraternity, Fraternity, and Star Lodge in particular, in a special mariner to acknowledge our obligations and express our reverence for the name of our departed brother, Samuel Giles. Resolved, Second—That in this sad bereavement, Star Lodge has lost a worthy member, the community an honest, upright citizen, and his relatives relatives and associates a bra\'e, true ami tried friend—one who has always been loved and admired for bis many good qualities by all who knew him. Resolved, Third—That we bow in bumble submission to this dispensation dispensation of the Grand Artificer of the universe universe and commit our brother into Ills hands "who always tempers justice with mercy and doetb all things well." Resolved, Fourth—That a blank page in our minute book be inscribed to the memory of Brother Samuel Giles, which shall contain the dare and place of his birth, his connection with the lodge and date and place of his death, ann a copy of these resolu lions be forwared to the AIKEX JOCK Nil. ANIJ KEVIEW for publication. JOHN R. CLOY, GILES G. BEKKV, .1. Wi STASSFIKLD.