U.S. – Midland Remembers The Mysteries of Freemasonry


U.S. - Midland Remembers The Mysteries of Freemasonry

(by Virginia Florey, Midland Daily News, March 3, 2021)

 

Sometimes things can go horribly wrong. Like the initiation of 47-year-old William James into the Fellow Craft Club, a select group inside the Southside Masonic Lodge No. 493 in New York State.

Mr. James was to sit in a chair 20 feet away from 76-year-old Albert Eid, who was to fire a gun with blanks. But Mr. Eid had two guns that night. A .22 caliber handgun with blanks in his left pocket and a .32 caliber gun with live rounds in his right pocket. Albert Eid pulled out the gun with live ammunition in it, aimed it at William James and shot him in the face. Killing him instantly.

Stories like this add to the mysteries already associated with Freemasonry and Masonic lodges. This month, you will read about Centre Lodge 273, a Masonic lodge now 150 years old as of Jan. 20, 2020. Some vital history of Freemasonry and…

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U.S. - Midland Remembers The Mysteries of Freemasonry

 

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