WORK SCHEDULE FOR SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER, 2011

Saturday Sept. 17
6:30 P.M.
Honor Masonic Widows & Funeral Committee (Covered Dish Dinner)

Monday Sept. 19
7:00 P.M.
Confer Entered Apprentice Degree

Thursday Sept. 22
6:30 P.M.
Off./PM and Ladies Dinner (Golden Corral – 1701 N. Beltline)

Monday Sept. 26
7:00 P.M.
Confer Entered Apprentice Degree

Monday Oct. 3
7:00 P.M.
Degree or Practice Floor Work

Saturday Oct. 8
All Day
Texas Masonic Family Day (Tex. Masonic Retirement Center)

Monday Oct. 10
7:00 P.M.
Examinations & Mail Bulletins

Tuesday Oct. 11
6:30 P.M. Light Meal
7:30 P.M. STATED MEETING


LOOKING AHEAD: Fifty (50) & Sixty (60) Year Awards to be presented Saturday,
Oct. 17, 6:30 P.M.

IN MEMORIAM

Charles Raymond Elliott was born on January 23, 1935. At the young age of 21, he petitioned his home town Mantua Lodge #209 in Van Alstyne, Texas. Employment carried him to Richmond, Virginia where he affiliated as a Plural Member with Joppa #40. Then, after coming back to Texas, he established his home in Irving and affiliated with our Irving Lodge #1218 on August 12, 1997 as a Plural Member. Brother Elliott was approved by the Grand Lodge of Texas to receive the distinguished 50 Year Masonic Service Award on August 21, 2006. On August 28, 2011 Brother Charles Raymond Elliott took God’s hand in his and joined The Celestial Lodge Above.

“Surely the righteous shall give thanks unto Thy name: the upright shall dwell in Thy presence.”
(Psalms 143:12)

We dedicated this bulletin to the memory of Charles R. Elliott. May his family and loved ones be comforted by God’s compassion and love. And his memory will always touch our hearts as we refer to our Lodge of Sorrow.

HONOR MASONIC WIDOWS & FUNERAL COMMITTEE

Each year we would like to Honor our Masonic Widows and our Funeral Committee with a covered dish dinner. As stated in last month’s bulletin, we have planned for this year’s event to be on Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 6:30 P.M. If you have not planned to attend, now is the time to include this event on your calendar. Our Masonic Widows are a special group of people and are very dear to our hearts. It is natural that as we honor the Masonic Widows, we would honor the Funeral Committee at the same time. Their functions tie the hearts of the two groups together. Brother Carl Jones has promised to joined us and entertain with his world of magic.

For our covered dish dinner the lodge will provide meat, bread, and drinks. Others are invited to bring a salad, vegetable or dessert.

TEXAS MASONIC FAMILY DAY

The Annual Texas Masonic Family Day will again be held at the Texas Masonic Retirement Center in Arlington, Texas on Saturday, October 8, 2011 from 10 AM to 4 PM. This is an all day fun thing. A chance for family, neighbors and all friends of Freemasonry to come together in the beautiful pecan grove at the Center to enjoy a day of fellowship and entertainment. There will be stands where you can get information about masonry and stands where you can get a delicious meal. There will be a stage where outstanding bands will provide entertainment to all the music lovers. On top of all that, there will be a Petting Zoo, hay ride, Jump Houses, Pumpkin Patch and Kid’s Games. It’s a real family affair.

ACTUAL SENTENCES IN MEDICAL RECORDS

1. The patient has no previous history of suicide.

2. Patient has left her white blood cells at another hospital.

3. Patient has chest pains if she lies on her left side for over a year.

4. On the second day the knee was better and on the third day it disappeared.

5. Discharge status: Alive, but without my permission

6. She is numb from her toes down.

7. Between you and me, we ought to be able to get this lady pregnant.

8. The patient was to have a bowel resection. However, he took a job as a stock broker instead.

9. The lab test indicted abnormal lover function.

10. When she fainted, her eye rolled around the room.

11. She stated that she had been constipated for most of her life until she got a divorce.

12. Patient was alert and unresponsive.

13. Occasional, constant infrequent headaches.


A MOTHER HOLDS HER CHILD’S HAND FOR A WHILE, BUT SHE HOLDS HER CHILD IN HER HEART FOR LIFE TIME.