A Dictionary of Secret and Other Societies ...

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Arthur Preuss
B. Herder Book Company, 1924 - 543 pages

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Page 455 - To form a nucleus of the Universal Brotherhood of Humanity, without distinction of race, creed, sex, caste or colour. SECOND. To encourage the study of comparative religion, philosophy and science. THIRD. To investigate the unexplained laws of nature and the powers latent in man.
Page 24 - America; to maintain law and order; to foster and perpetuate a one hundred per cent Americanism; to preserve the memories and incidents of our association in the Great War; to inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the Community, State and Nation; to combat the autocracy of both the classes and the masses; to make right the master of might; to promote peace and good will on earth; to safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom and democracy; to consecrate and sanctify...
Page 76 - Any corporation, society, order or voluntary association, without capital stock, organized and carried on solely for the mutual benefit of its members and their beneficiaries, and not for profit, and having a lodge system with ritualistic form of work and representative form of government, and which shall make provision for the payment of benefits in accordance with Section 5 hereof, is hereby declared to be a Fraternal Benefit Society.
Page 368 - You admit that it is not in the power of any man or body of men to make innovations in the body of Masonry.
Page 13 - Our country! In her intercourse with foreign nations may she always be in the right; but our country, right or wrong.
Page 190 - Return ye now every man from his evil way, and amend your doings, and go not after other gods to serve them, and ye shall dwell in the land which I have given to you and to your fathers ; but ye have not inclined your ear, nor hearkened unto me.
Page 485 - The proposed corporate name of the society, which shall not so closely resemble the name of any society or insurance company already transacting business in this State as to mislead the public or to lead to confusion.
Page 162 - Doe) of my own free will and accord in the presence of Almighty God and this worshipful...
Page 81 - As fuel is brought to the fire So I purpose to bring My strength My ambition My heart's desire My joy And my sorrow To the fire Of humankind. For I will tend As my fathers have tended And my father's fathers Since time began The fire that is called The love of man for man The love of man for God.
Page 129 - A fraternal beneficiary association is hereby declared to be a corporation, society or voluntary association, formed or organized and carried on for the sole benefit of its members and their beneficiaries, and not for profit. Each association shall have a lodge system, with ritualistic form of work and representative form of government...

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