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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 29

Sixth Day.—26th September, 1877

Sixth Day.—26th September, 1877.

G.M. Bro. Braithwaite in the chair.

A quorum of officers and representatives was present.

Moved by Bro. Boyd, seconded by Bro. M'Kenzie—"That at least one mouth's notice of the sitting of the G.L. be given to all Subordinate Lodges."—Carried.

Moved by Bro. M'Kenzie, seconded by Bro. M'Nair—"That honorary members be eligible for any office, and have the right of page 17 voting and speaking on any question except finance : Provided they have taken the five degrees, and are financial on the books of their respective Lodges."—Carried.

Amendment proposed by Bro. Teague, seconded by Bro. Russell—"That this question remain in abeyance until next session."—Lost.

Moved by Bro. Teague, seconded by Bro. Russell—"That the election of G.L. officers take place as near the end of the session as possible"—Withdrawn by consent of the G L.

Resolved—"That the standing orders be suspended, to permit the G.L. proceeding with the notices of motion given to-night."

Proposed by Bro. Boyd, seconded by Bro. Alexander—"That Law 142, which permits members to join a lodge on the night of its inauguration at half the usual rates of initiation fees, be repealed."—Carried."

Resolved—" That this G.L. adjourn till Tuesday next."