WORK SCHEDULE FOR JULY/AUGUST, 2012


Monday July  16
7:00 P.M.
Degree or Practice Floor Work

Monday July  23
7:00 P.M.
Degree or Practice Floor Work

Wednesday July  25
6:30 P.M.
Dinner & Election of Off. For MWSA (S.R. Temple)

Thursday July  26
6:30 P.M.
Officer/P.M. & Ladies Dinner (IHOP Beltline & 183)

Monday July  30
7:00 P.M.
Fellowcraft Degree & two examinations

Monday Aug   06
7:00 P.M.
Degree or Practice Floor Work

Monday Aug.  13
7:00 P.M.
Examinations and Mail bulletins

Tuesday Aug.  14
6:30 P.M.  Light Meal
7:30 P.M.  STATED MEETING


Notice: Past Master Dean Donaldson will conduct ritual instructions on Tuesday Nights at 6:30 P.M. and should be over no later than 8 P.M.  This will be every Tuesday Night when no lodge work has been scheduled and when Brother Donaldson is in town.  Participation is encouraged, but sitting on the sideline is allowed for any who have received the degree being studied.

IN MEMORIAM


Brother James H. “Jim” Goodwin was born on May 20, 1925. He was Raised a Master Mason in Pentagon Lodge #1080 in Dallas, Texas on November 25,1952.  He affiliated with Irving Lodge #1218 in Irving, Texas on August 9, 1955.  Brother Goodwin was presented with the 50 Year Masonic Service Award in Irving Lodge #1218 on November 25, 2002. Brother James H. Goodwin went to accept his rewards in Heaven on June 19, 2012.

“And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.”   (St. John 10:28)

We dedicate this bulletin to the memory of James H. “Jim” Goodwin.  We pray that the hand of God’s mercy and comfort will abide with his family and loved ones.

YOUR OFFICERS FOR MASONIC YEAR 2012-‘13


Congratulations to the Officers of Irving Lodge for this Masonic Year.  On Saturday, June 30, 2012 the following Officers were installed:

W:. M:. Bill Adra
S:. W:. David Gisler
J:. W:. Tony Head
Chapl:. Jimmy Walters
S:. D:. John Samuel
J:. D:. Carl Roberts
S:. S:. Larry Gammill
J:. S:. Ron Cox
M:. C:. Kevin Kasky
Tiler:. Ron Coats

It was not required to install Mike Woolsey as Treasurer nor Dean Alexander as Secretary as they had been previously installed into those respective offices.

Make welcome these dedicated brothers as they provide leadership during this Masonic Year. Let them know that you appreciate the hard work and time they spend in order to assure that we can always be proud of this Irving Lodge of ours.

MASTERS, WARDENS & SECRETARIES ASSOC.


Trinity Valley Lodge #1048 will host the MWSA meeting and election of Officer on July 25, 2012 in the Dallas Scottish Rite Cathedral.  Dinner at 6:30 P.M. with the Meeting to be 7:30 P.M.  This will be  open to all masonic degrees and the Ladies.  The election will be followed by the Installation Ceremony.  This is a good opportunity to get to know the members and activities of other lodges in Dallas County. 

JUST A LITTLE HUMOR


 DIFFICULT  QUESTIONS  WITH  SILLY  ANSWERS


Q. In which battle did Nepoleon Die?
A. His last battle.

Q. Where was the Declaration of Independence signed?
A. At the bottom of the page.

Q. What is the main reason for divorce?
A.  Marriage.

Q.  What is the main reason for student failures?
A.  Exams.

Q.  If you throw a red stone into the blue sea what will it become?
A.  It will simply become wet.

Q.  How can a man go eight days without sleeping?
A.  He sleeps at night.

Q.  How can you drop a raw egg onto a concrete floor without cracking it.
A. Any way you want, concrete floors are very hard to crack.



SIGNS AROUND THE WORLD

( road sign)
TAKE NOTICE: WHEN THIS SIGN IS UNDER WATER THE ROAD IS IMPASSABLE

(restaurant sign)
OPEN SEVEN DAYS A WEEK AND WEEKENDS

(cemetery sign)
PERSONS ARE PROHIBITED FROM PICKING FLOWERS FROM ANY BUT THEIR OWN GRAVES

(Swiss restaurant sign)
OUR WINES LEAVE YOU NOTHING TO HOPE FOR

(Doctor’s sign)
SPECIALIST IN WOMEN AND OTHER DISEASES

(Norway lounge)
LADIES ARE REQUESTED NOT TO HAVE CHILDREN IN THE BAR