May 29, 2022 Clark No comments exist

Written by Dan Doron (found online in 2011)         From time to time it’s not a bad idea to stop and think a bit.   We are all familiar with the definition of Freemasonry as ‘a peculiar system of Morality, veiled in allegories and described by symbols’. This definition is so wide, that although it…

May 15, 2022 Clark No comments exist

I never saw much point in this joke about ‘sitting up with the sick,’” began the New Brother to the Old Tiler, “but since I joined the lodge I do. I used to think it was a pretty idea; that a lodge member should sit up with a sick brother seemed real brotherhood. Now I…

May 8, 2022 Clark No comments exist

“There are a lot of Masons in this old lodge tonight” began the Old Past Master. “See the new faces? Must be most two hundred. Pretty good attendance, what?” “But is it a good attendance?” asked the Very New Mason. “Why, there must be six hundred members on the rolls. Seems a pity they can’t…

May 1, 2022 Clark No comments exist

IT’S DISGUSTING!” began the New Brother. “Morton must think more of his stomach than he does of his Masonry. Insisting on expensive refreshments for ladies’ night. What’s the use of a ladies’ night, anyhow? Jenkins is trying to start a ball game and Elliot wants a picnic! All this isn’t Masonry!” “Why isn’t it?” asked…

April 24, 2022 Clark No comments exist

Anonymous The nicest thing happened in lodge tonight,” began the New Brother enthusiastically to the Old Tiler in the anteroom. “I don’t know when I have been more touched.”   “Tell me about it,” suggested the Old Tiler.   “Brother Wells said he had received an anonymous letter from some brother of the lodge inclosing…

April 17, 2022 Clark No comments exist

“I heard the most curious tale,” began the New Brother, seating himself beside the Old Tyler during refreshment. “Shoot!” commanded the Old Tyler. “Friend of mine belongs to a big city lodge. Seems they elected a chap to become a member –  but when he took the degree he stopped the work to ask for…

April 10, 2022 Clark No comments exist

“I am much disturbed!” announced the New Brother to the Old Tiler. “Tell me about it.  I have oil for troubled waters.  If your water on the brain is disturbed, maybe I can soothe it!” “I doubt it!  I heard the name of Bedford Jones-Smith read out in lodge tonight as a petitioner.  I don’t…

April 3, 2022 Clark No comments exist

“I have just had a great shock!” announced the New Brother, sitting down weakly beside the Old Tiler. “What is wrong?” asked the bearer of the sword. “I have been away for a few weeks,” responded the New Brother, “I visited in every lodge where I could. I took delight in the very thorough way…

March 27, 2022 Clark 1 comment

Discounts You know Briggs, the tobacco man?” “I buy my cigars from him. ” answered the Old Tyler. “Have a cigar that Briggs didn’t sell!” answered the New Brother, offering his case. “I have bought my last one from Briggs!” “Why’s that – To expensive?” asked the Old Tyler. “Much too expensive!” agreed the New…

March 20, 2022 Clark No comments exist

BLUFF “You are the only man in the lodge I can talk to and say what I think!” announced the New Brother to the Old Tiler. “Do you think me the only one with understanding, or am I the only man stupid enough not to take exception to your remarks?” smiled the Old Tiler. “I…