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2nd Quarter, 1996

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  1. Date: Tue, 2 Apr 96 22:55:33 EST
    Name:: Rodrigo Aicardi
    Lodge:: Fenix #69
    Location:: Uruguay
    E-mail:: raicardi@adinet.com.uy
    RQFC-topic: esotheric masonry...
    Message:: Hello brothers, I want to salute you all and to send a fraternall greet from me and my bros of my lodge. Im from the Orient of Uruguay,Phoenix lodge... Let the light be with all the brethren!

  2. Date: Wed, 3 Apr 96 01:26:27 EST
    Name:: Brian W. Cox
    Lodge:: MiKinley Lodge #712 F&AM
    Location:: Schererville, IN formely in Hammond, IN
    Office:: Junior Steward
    E-mail:: bwcox@crown.icongrp.com
    RQFC-topic: Freemasonry influnces on other fraternial orginazations such as IOOF and Elks and so on.

  3. Date: Wed, 3 Apr 96 21:26:54 EST
    Name:: Derick B. Winterberg
    Lodge:: JENNINGS LODGE #640
    Location:: ST. LOUIS, MO
    Office:: SR. DEACON
    E-mail:: WINTERBERGR.STL@WORLDNET.ATT.NET
    RQFC-topic: I am looking for any information on Masonic history, American or worldwide.
    Message:: All masons are invited to attend on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month.

  4. Date: Thu, 4 Apr 96 22:00:54 EST
    Name:: Joseph Venier
    Lodge:: William Ross N.550 U.G.L. of N.S.W. Australia
    Location:: Goulburn N.S.W. Australia
    Office:: Worshipful Master
    E-mail:: gvenier@opennet.net.au
    RQFC-topic: Italian Masonic Lodges
    Message:: Sydney Australia are in the process of forming an Italian Lodge to be named "Galileo". It is espected that the Consacretion to be on the first Saturday in October.

  5. Date: Fri, 5 Apr 96 15:56:51 EST
    Name:: Ross Moffat
    Lodge:: Antiquity Lodge #571
    Location:: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    E-mail:: rmoffat@orbonline.net
    RQFC-topic: Infomation on setting up a participating www site

  6. Date: Sat, 6 Apr 96 12:30:20 EST
    Name:: Glen Elgin Watson
    Lodge:: Solomon Lodge #271
    Location:: Springfield, Missouri
    E-mail:: kcw@ix.netcom.com
    RQFC-topic: Others that might have known me.
    Message:: Brother for 42 years. Passed away on October 6, 1996. We are his wife and son. Would be interseted in any correspondence on internet.

  7. Date: Sun, 7 Apr 96 10:40:03 EDT
    Name:: Rusty Hutto
    Lodge:: J. C. Stewart Lodge #460
    Location:: West Monroe, Louisiana
    Office:: Junior Warden
    E-mail:: eldwin@bayou.com
    RQFC-topic: I ran across a reference to a book titled "Labyrinth of the Holy Grail"
    Message:: It was supposed to be linked to freemasonry, however there was no mention of the author. I have checked all major book outlets in my area and cannot find it or how to order it if any one here could help me find it i would greatly asppreciate it Fraternally yours, Rusty Hutto

  8. Date: Tue, 9 Apr 96 00:48:05 EDT
    Name:: Joseph Venier
    Lodge:: Lodge William Ross N.550 U.G.L. of N.S.W. Australia
    Location:: Gooulburn N.S.W. Australia
    Office:: Worshipful Master
    E-mail:: gvenier@opennet.net.au
    RQFC-topic: Italians Masons
    Message:: Fratello Bruno Scatteia: Io ho scritto a voi, ma la mia lettera e` ritornata indietro, guardate se l'indirizzo E-mail e` giusto, perche` io l'ho scritto come e`qui`:mrscatty@mbox.vol.it. Sinceri saluti.

  9. Date: Tue, 16 Apr 96 21:15:04 EDT
    Name:: Gary L. Dryfoos
    Lodge:: Mount Scopus, AF&AM
    Location:: Malden, MA USA
    Office:: WM
    E-mail:: dryfoo@mit.edu
    RQFC-topic: Testing the new research feature
    Message:: Here's a test, just a test of the new Research (request for Corresponsdence) feature. This sure took a long time to get fixed up and into place, huh?"

  10. Date: Thu, 18 Apr 96 02:35:23 EDT
    Name:: Dennis Stocks
    Lodge:: Camp Hill Lodge, #388 UGLQ
    Location:: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Office:: Immediate Past Master
    E-mail:: stocksd@ozemail.com.au
    RQFC-topic: Leo Taxil and the Palladium Hoax; Jack the Ripper was not a Freemason!
    Message:: Sincere Fraternal Greetings to all brethren.

  11. Date: Thu, 18 Apr 96 23:10:15 EDT
    Name:: Laurent Sorell
    Lodge:: Rising Star No. 429, Kerrville No. 697, TEXAS LODGE OF RESEARCH
    Location:: TEXAS
    Office:: Marshal; Editor of Rising Star Masonic News and Chat
    E-mail:: lsorell@ktc.com
    RQFC-topic: Official listing of Landmarks by Grand Lodges
    Message:: THE LANDMARKS OF FREEMASONRY: Does your G.L. has (had) an official list of them? Is the list enforced or fell in obsolescence?

  12. Date: Fri, 19 Apr 96 10:23:34 EDT
    Name:: Mickey Gerak
    Lodge:: Hiram 18
    Location:: Sandy Hook, CT
    E-mail:: constant@chopin.udel.edu
    RQFC-topic: masonry in early U.S. History

  13. Date: Sat, 20 Apr 96 13:38:55 EDT
    Name:: Terry C. Toomey
    E-mail:: terry.ppp@bc.cybernex.net
    RQFC-topic: I am researching my family's involvement with the Masons/Eastern Stars in upstate NY (Schenecdaty) and Penn. (Haverford Township), any information on on St. Georges Lodge # 6, NY would be greatly appreciated.
    Message:: My search for information concerning my grandfather, Paul David Bell, and the meanings of the items I have of his (apron, Shriners fez, Knight's Templar uniform peices, etc.) have lead me to find that my great grandfather was also a Mason. These people were my mother's adopted family, I have no found evidence that her birth family was involved in the same lodges at the same times! I am looking for anyone who might have knowledge of St. George's Lodge number 6 in NY, or the George Hope Eastern Star Chapter. Dates are from 1910 to 1942.

  14. Date: Sun, 21 Apr 96 22:57:34 EDT
    Name:: David Brunson
    Lodge:: Etiwao #95 AFM
    Location:: Mt.Pleasant SC
    E-mail:: dbrunson@awod.com
    RQFC-topic: For Sale Collectibles
    Message:: Large collection of Masonic/Shrine Memorabilia Past Master jewels,Shrine goblets,Dudley Watches,ect. Many over 100 years old TO good to believe.

  15. Date: Tue, 23 Apr 96 20:30:56 EDT
    Name:: Russell Horsey
    Lodge:: Morning Star #10
    Location:: LAUREL, De.
    E-mail:: horset.inti.com
    RQFC-topic: All the info on Pythagoros.
    Message:: To whom maY help me find all the info on PYTHAGOROS.

  16. Date: Sun, 28 Apr 96 11:34:30 EDT
    Name:: Josi Carlos Ferreira
    Lodge:: Minerva #2657 - Grand Orient of Brazil
    Location:: Sco Paulo - SP - Brazil
    E-mail:: socrates@mandic.com.br
    RQFC-topic: Old Rites
    Message:: Brothers: If you can help me, I wold like to know about Menphis-Mishain and old (or "dead") rites. Please send information care of my brother's e-mail:socrates@mandic.com.br (ps: socrates is also my son).

  17. Date: Sun, 28 Apr 96 19:33:20 EDT
    Name:: Joao Carlos F. Costa
    Lodge:: Loja Fraternidade de Santos
    Location:: Santos - SP - BRAZIL
    Office:: adm site url www.u-netsys.com.br/maconaria
    E-mail:: fratern.santos@u-netsys.com.br
    RQFC-topic: Knight Templars and Salomon life
    Message:: Fraternal greetings to all.

  18. Date: Tue, 30 Apr 96 04:07:21 EDT
    Name:: John W. Donovan
    E-mail:: justus@hctc.cm
    RQFC-topic: John Charles Donovan Toledo, Ohio deceased 32nd degree

  19. Date: Tue, 30 Apr 96 06:58:04 EDT
    Name:: Florencio Sanchez
    Lodge:: Eureka 106
    Location:: Gran Logia de La Argentina de Antiguos y Aceptados Masones
    Office:: Junior Warden
    E-mail:: Fsanchez@pinos.com
    RQFC-topic: Docencia Masonica
    Message:: I want to exchange masonic experiences. Sorry but my english is not so good.

  20. Date: Tue, 30 Apr 96 13:10:00 EDT
    Name:: Bro. Henry Brooks IV
    Lodge:: Haygood Lodge #407
    Location:: Pine Bluff, Arkansas USA
    Office:: Senior Deacon
    E-mail:: Brooks31012@vx4500.uapb.edu
    RQFC-topic: Masonic Ties with college fraternal organizations; Help on organization of a newly formed fraternity ritual.
    Message:: I am in the process of writing a ritual for a choral fraternity and I need help on using symbolisms.

  21. Date: Wed, 1 May 96 10:17:30 EDT
    Name:: Rob Heppell
    Lodge:: Confederation Lodge, A.F.& A.M. # 116, GRBC
    Location:: Victoria, British Columbia
    Office:: Junior Warden
    E-mail:: rheppell@direct.ca
    RQFC-topic: Junior Warden's Lecture
    Message:: I am interested to here from any Bros. who would have suggestions in making the J.W. lecture more interesting. eg. references to emblems around the lodge room rather than soley using the tracing board. Thanks, Bro. R. Heppell MM

  22. Date: Thu, 2 May 96 16:51:58 EDT
    Name:: Giovanni Ferrieri
    Lodge:: Enrico Fermi
    Location:: Milano, Italia
    Office:: P.zza S.Alessandro
    E-mail:: athon@mbox.vol.it
    RQFC-topic: Templars, free masonry history

  23. Date: Fri, 3 May 96 09:35:14 EDT
    Name:: Arnez Stone
    RQFC-topic: Free Masons
    Message:: Please send me info. on what masonry is about and why I should become a mason. 1615 Ridge Apt J2 Evanston, IL 60201
    [Editor's note: this sort of request would be more successful if accompanied by an e-mail address.]

  24. Date: Sat, 4 May 96 23:00:44 EDT
    Name:: Bruce Carpenter
    Lodge:: Frank Sexton Lodge No. 206 AF&AM
    Location:: Pittsburg, TX
    Office:: DDGM Masonic District No. 6
    E-mail:: bdcltd@e-tex.com
    RQFC-topic: Membership
    Message:: I've requested information about lack of membership in our Masonic Bodies. Very little information was received. Perhaps the Brethren on the internet thinks membership is not a problem. Brethren, our future is in jeopardy.

  25. Date: Sat, 4 May 96 21:08:32 EDT
    Name:: Joseph A Springer
    Lodge:: Pleasant Hill Lodge 565
    Location:: Pleasant Hill Illinois
    E-mail:: gettysburg@eosinc.com
    RQFC-topic: Founding Fathers of our Nation who were Freemasons.
    Message:: I'm looking for any substantiated PROOF of any of our Founding Fathers who were freemasons. Franklin, Washington, and others but how about P. Henry? I'd appreciate any information from any brother. Thanks!!

  26. Date: Sun, 5 May 96 21:17:31 EDT
    Name:: Albert S Calderbank
    Lodge:: Sentinel Lodge 146 A F & M B C R
    Location:: Castlegar B C Canada
    Office:: Treasurer
    E-mail:: albertc@knet.kootenay.net
    RQFC-topic: Fathers and Grandfather History in Lodge in Bury Lancs U K
    Message:: I wish to contact a member of the Bury Lodge if it is still active My Father and Grandfather Iam sure were both members It would be in the 1800 As a young man I new of their membership in Bury and also in Russia befor the Revolution. Any information to help my family research would be greatly appreciated.

  27. Date: Sun, 5 May 96 21:17:31 EDT
    Name:: Albert S Calderbank
    Lodge:: Sentinel Lodge 146 A F & M B C R
    Location:: Castlegar B C Canada
    Office:: Treasurer
    E-mail:: albertc@knet.kootenay.net
    RQFC-topic: Fathers and Grandfather History in Lodge in Bury Lancs U K
    Message:: I wish to contact a member of the Bury Lodge if it is still active My Father and Grandfather Iam sure were both members It would be in the 1800 As a young man I new of their membership in Bury and also in Russia befor the Revolution. Any information to help my family research would be greatly appreciated.

  28. Date: Tue, 7 May 96 23:07:06 EDT
    Name:: clovis compton
    E-mail:: compton@olywa.net
    RQFC-topic: the lodge
    Message:: My father was a Mason although he never shared the order, I am interested.

  29. Date: Fri, 10 May 96 02:21:47 EDT
    Name:: William Drumright Jr.
    Lodge:: Lincoln lodge #62
    Location:: Athens, Georgia
    E-mail:: shaty2@ix.netcom.com
    RQFC-topic: History of ALL Black Masonic organizations
    Message:: I would like to get information on the origin of all Black masonic groups Like King Solomon, Modern Free, Universal, and International free and accepted masons.

  30. Date: Fri, 10 May 96 09:48:40 EDT
    Name:: Matt Flynn
    Lodge:: King Solomon #584
    Location:: Dunmore, PA (GLofPA)
    Office:: Past Master / Treasurer
    E-mail:: mff19@mail.microserve.net
    RQFC-topic: Prayers
    Message:: Does anyone know of a prayer that can be used my a Ladies Auxillary (AASR) as a memorial service.

  31. Date: Fri, 10 May 96 18:32:51 EDT
    Name:: SIBARTIE Mahendra
    E-mail:: Mahendra.sibartie@ncl.ac.uk
    RQFC-topic: I would like to know more...
    Message:: Your organisation has intrigued me. I am not swayed by myths but I would like to know maybe some members and find out if I could ever be a mason.

  32. Date: Sun, 12 May 96 16:40:59 EDT
    Name:: Templer's Vigilants Order (OVDT)a branch of the Int'l Templar Knights Order ((
    Lodge:: Many members of OVDT are masons.
    Location:: Sco Paulo - SP - Brazil
    E-mail:: socrates@mandic.com.br
    RQFC-topic: Templar Knights Order (OTI) at Brazil
    Message:: Join the OVDT. The Templer's Vigilants Order (OVDT), a branch of International Templar Knights Order (OTI-France), makes known its existence at Brazil, under a Commendatory. Questions are wellcome (in English/Franch/Spanish/Portuguese). If you want to receive further folders by post, please add your address. E-mail c/o socrates@mandic.com.br

  33. Date: Mon, 13 May 96 11:07:20 EDT
    Name:: Russ Weber
    E-mail:: eclectic@digisys.net
    RQFC-topic: buyer for 3 volumn book set
    Message:: Title: The History of Freemasonry. Author: Robert Freke Gould Condition reasonably good. Date 1885

  34. Date: Tue, 14 May 96 19:08:50 EDT
    Name:: Andrea Lankin
    E-mail:: ilistara@aol.com
    RQFC-topic: Masons in the American Revolution
    Message:: I am not a Mason, but my father is a Past Master of his lodge, and several of my family members are very active in Freemasonry. For a paper I'm writing for American History, my father suggested I write about Freemasons and their involvement in the Revolution. If anyone could give me any information, or suggest any research sources, I'd very much appreciate it. Thank you. -Andrea

  35. Date: Wed, 15 May 96 00:32:15 EDT
    Name:: Jim Katter
    Lodge:: Hamilton Lodge #533
    Location:: Fishers, IN
    Office:: Senior Warden
    E-mail:: katter@ecn.purdue.edu
    RQFC-topic: Subordinate Bodies
    Message:: I just finished going through my Chapter and Council degrees in the York Rite. I received a York Rite directory, in it was listed several subordinate bodies with no explanations as to what they were. They include : Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Knight Masons, Knights of the York Cross of Honour, Red Cross of Constantine, York Rite Sovereign College of N.A., Yeoman of York, and the Allied Masonic Degrees. If anyone can explain these organizations to me, it would be greatly appreciated. I assume most of them are honorary, but can one request to join some of them? Thanks, Jim Katter

  36. Date: Thu, 16 May 96 12:26:35 EDT
    Name:: Steve Maggs
    Lodge:: Temple Lodge 6
    Location:: Albuquerque New Mexico
    E-mail:: sem0531@aol.com
    RQFC-topic: Mackey's Parlimentary Procedure
    Message:: I am trying to locate this book for our Lodge Secretary. It was published approx 1876. Do you have any ideas.

  37. Date: Sun, 19 May 96 23:47:07 EDT
    Name:: Michael Ray Bresett
    Lodge:: Donna Lodge 1126
    Location:: Donna, Texas
    Office:: J.D.
    E-mail:: bresettm@inetport.com
    RQFC-topic: Freemason art

  38. Date: Tue, 21 May 96 22:48:09 EDT
    Name:: Michael G. Kushnir
    E-mail:: ubnmk@slip.net
    RQFC-topic: Freemasons
    Message:: Trying, to contact, Freemasons in San Francisco, Bay Area/

  39. Date: Tue, 21 May 96 23:00:01 EDT
    Name:: Sean A. Brady
    Lodge:: Whitney Lodge #229 F&A M
    Location:: New Burlington, Indiana
    Office:: Chaplin
    E-mail:: 01sabrady@bsu.edu
    RQFC-topic: Masonic Orgins and Myths as well as Military Lodges
    Message:: I am currently researching the origins of Freemasonry from the Middle Ages back to include myths associated with the origins. I would also be interested in learning more about the military lodges of the Revolutionary War Period and during the Civil War.

  40. Date: Thu, 23 May 96 08:55:55 EDT
    Name:: Richard Tweed
    Lodge:: Lodge of Regularity No 91 UGLE
    Location:: London, England.
    Office:: Master, and Grand Steward UGLE 1996/7
    E-mail:: 70374.1763@compuserve.com
    RQFC-topic: Grand Stewards
    Message:: Let us unite in the grand design of being happy and communicating happiness.

  41. Date: Thu, 23 May 96 08:55:55 EDT
    Name:: Richard Tweed
    Lodge:: Lodge of Regularity No 91 UGLE
    Location:: London, England.
    Office:: Master, and Grand Steward UGLE 1996/7
    E-mail:: 70374.1763@compuserve.com
    RQFC-topic: Grand Stewards
    Message:: Let us unite in the grand design of being happy and communicating happiness.

  42. Date: Sat, 25 May 96 23:32:01 EDT
    Name:: RICHARD SEYFRIED
    Lodge:: SPICKET LODGE # 85
    Location:: SALEM, NEW HAMPSHIRE
    Office:: JUNIOR DEACON
    E-mail:: IAMKEYMAN@ AOL.COM
    RQFC-topic: LEARNING ABOUT RITUAL DIFFERENCES IN OTHER STATES
    Message:: I AM NEW TO MASONRY AND FIND IT HIGHLY INTERESTING TO LEARN ABOUT THE VARIOUS CHANGES IN RITUAL BETWEEN STATES I AM INTERESTED IN OBTAINING RITUAL BOOKS FROM OTHER JURISDICTIONS TO COMPARE RITUAL

  43. Date: Mon, 27 May 96 07:13:24 EDT
    Name:: Brother Martin Gilby
    Lodge:: Lodge Commonwealth of Australia
    Location:: Canberra ACT Australia
    Office:: Honoury Music Providor/Steward
    E-mail:: Martin.Gilby@chr.csiro.au
    RQFC-topic: Family History within Masonry
    Message:: Hi there, I am interestied in receiving resonses from fellow craftsman who may know of my Grandfather WPM Laurie James of Malvern and Shepparton(Victoria Australia) or any of my McClaren forebares of Bedrule in Scotland. Anyway good health to all Masons and keep up the Good work. Yours in Masonry...Br Martin Gilby.

  44. Date: Mon, 27 May 96 16:13:31 EDT
    Name:: Skip Williams
    E-mail:: Willias@Halifax.NSCC.NS.CA
    RQFC-topic: Information on Past Most Worthy Grand Matron of Eastern Star
    Message:: My grandmother was Mrs. Edward J. or Mabel Mackereth. Most Worthy Grand Matron of the Eastern Star for four years ending approximately mid to late seventies. Would like any information and/ or any newspaper articles regarding possible visits to any Masonic Lodges or Chapters of the Eastern Star. Also the same on my other grandparents. Mabel's husband Ted. Mr. Perley C. Young and his wife Agnes B. Young. or newspaper articles regarding possible visits to Masonic Lodges or Chapters

  45. Date: Mon, 27 May 96 23:45:52 EDT
    Name:: John Walker
    E-mail:: walker@cancun.novenet.com.mx
    RQFC-topic: 33 Level
    Message:: Any other information you think might be important for a philosophy class would be greatly apreciated. Thank you, and if possible pleas gett back before 05/30/96

  46. Date: Tue, 28 May 96 22:40:52 EDT
    Name:: Bob D. Smith
    Lodge:: Cleveland 202
    Location:: Shelby, NC 28150
    Office:: Treasurer (15 Years) Past Master 1973
    E-mail:: b&csmith@shelby.net
    RQFC-topic: The Real Purpose of Masonry

  47. Date: Fri, 31 May 96 17:12:19 EDT
    Name:: Don Hardy
    Lodge:: Hill City #456, AF&AM
    Location:: Austin, TX
    E-mail:: dhardy@texas.net
    RQFC-topic: Relationship of Capt. Morgan to Church of LDS
    Message:: Brethren, I am attmepting to ascertain if Morgan's widow married Joseph Smith founder of the LDS. Any assistance would be appreciated.

  48. Date: Fri, 31 May 96 17:12:19 EDT
    Name:: Don Hardy
    Lodge:: Hill City #456, AF&AM
    Location:: Austin, TX
    E-mail:: dhardy@texas.net
    RQFC-topic: Relationship of Capt. Morgan to Church of LDS
    Message:: Brethren, I am attmepting to ascertain if Morgan's widow married Joseph Smith founder of the LDS. Any assistance would be appreciated.

  49. Date: Fri, 31 May 96 20:55:12 EDT
    Name:: Christopher Winston Douglas
    Lodge:: Charles T. Morton #232 A.F. & A.M.
    Location:: Norfolk, Virginia
    Office:: Worshipful Master 1996
    E-mail:: cdouglas@nhr.com
    RQFC-topic: why do the deacons carry staffs?
    Message:: it is a joy to find a masonic information resource on the web. my question, above, arose from some friends attending my (public) installation, and it was the one question I could not find an answer for. any ideas out there? Chris

  50. Date: Sun, 2 Jun 96 11:27:26 EDT
    Name:: Bro Gary E. Prowse
    Lodge:: Lynden Lodge #56 F&AM
    Location:: Lynden, Washington
    Office:: Sr. Warden
    E-mail:: gprowse@az.com
    RQFC-topic: Postage Stamps with a Masonic Connection
    Message:: Greetings to all. I am very involved with the collecting of Masonic related Postal Stamps. Would like to find and purchase a copy of 10,000 Famous Freemasons for my research. I believe this is a set of books. If anyone can help with this please contact me by calling (360)384-3204 or writing me at 7646 Terrace St. Ferndale, Wa. 98248 or e-mail me at gprowse@az.com thanks for your help in this regard.

  51. Date: Tue, 4 Jun 96 07:00:42 EDT
    Name:: Billy Corgan
    E-mail:: ruby@dds.nl
    RQFC-topic: the symbolism

  52. Date: Tue, 4 Jun 96 19:10:15 EDT
    Name:: Sammy Rhoden P.M.
    Lodge:: Sheppard # 320
    Location:: Trenton, S.C.
    Office:: 6 time Past Master
    E-mail:: sammy@emeraldis.com
    RQFC-topic: Civil War traveling lodges
    Message:: Also have info coming on Masonry during Civil War and will put it on the airways.

  53. Date: Wed, 5 Jun 96 11:34:08 EDT
    Name:: Rick Blinson
    E-mail:: gsusfan@aol.com
    RQFC-topic: History of N.C. (most founders were Masons)
    Message:: I would like more information on the cornerstone ceremony. Why is it done on a public building, etc? (An additional cornerstone was laid in the NC State Capital building on July 4th, 1933, exactly 100 years after the original. This is the first time I have ever seen two cornerstones on one building?)

  54. Date: Sat, 8 Jun 96 19:04:06 EDT
    Name:: Laercio Lopes de Araujo
    Lodge:: Great East of Parana/Brazil - Lodge 21 de Abril/82
    Location:: Av. Mal. Floriano Peixoto 7252, Curitiba-PR / Brazil 80000
    E-mail:: llaraujo@bsi.com.br
    RQFC-topic: York Rite history and information
    Message:: I would to want a infomation about York Rite. History, tradition, and some information

  55. Date: Sun, 9 Jun 96 01:21:51 EDT
    Name:: Michael Hammell
    Lodge:: Discovery Lodge 149
    Location:: Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
    Office:: Junior Warden
    E-mail:: Hammell.news@online.bc.ca
    RQFC-topic: Irish Masonry

  56. Date: Sun, 9 Jun 96 16:25:06 EDT
    Name:: Kevin G. D. Brent
    Lodge:: Jackson Mound #311 PHA
    Location:: Memphis , Tenn
    Office:: Secretary
    E-mail:: kgdbrent@netten.net
    RQFC-topic: History of Prince Hall Masonry
    Message:: I am glad that I found this page

  57. Date: Mon, 10 Jun 96 09:31:01 EDT
    Name:: Geoffrey D. Ford
    Lodge:: Temple #665
    Location:: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Office:: Past Master
    E-mail:: geoff@cyberus.ca
    RQFC-topic: 1) Recognition of Prince Hall Masonry 2) Elimination of the Ps in the obligations.

  58. Date: Mon, 10 Jun 96 14:35:20 EDT
    Name:: Alexandre Martins Dias
    Lodge:: Alfenas Livre, Nr. 0759 - GOB
    Location:: Alfenas,MG - Brasil
    Office:: Orator
    E-mail:: alexandre@ai1.unifenas.br
    RQFC-topic: I would like affiliate me in the Quatuor Coronati Lodge.What are the proceedings?
    Message:: Fraternal greetings to all. Excuse me for language!

  59. Date: Tue, 11 Jun 96 03:33:08 EDT
    Name:: OLE T. CHRISTENSEN , INGRIDS ALLE 3 , 5250 ODENSE SV , DANMARK
    Lodge:: maria t.d.t. hjerter
    Location:: odense
    E-mail:: otc@post.odkomm.dk
    RQFC-topic:

  60. Date: Tue, 11 Jun 96 09:59:47 EDT
    Name:: Oliver M. Haeusler
    Lodge:: Libanon zu den 3 Cedern, No. 34
    Location:: Erlangen, Germany
    E-mail:: Haeusler@erls11.kwu.siemens.de
    RQFC-topic: Contacts all around the world
    Message:: Hello dear brethren all around the world! I just want to know, whether the international chain really works!

  61. Date: Wed, 12 Jun 96 01:10:43 EDT
    Name:: JAROSLAV HAVLIK
    E-mail:: JARHA@gnn.com
    RQFC-topic: 1)History-Ancient world. 2)New World Order-What is it?
    Message:: Greetings to all.

  62. Date: Wed, 12 Jun 96 21:29:25 EDT
    Name:: Juarez Albuquerque Penso
    Lodge:: Grande Loja do Estado de Mato Grosso
    Location:: Cuiaba-MT, Brazil
    Office:: Filhos de Salomao #1
    E-mail:: jpenso@nutecnet.com.br
    RQFC-topic: Blue Lodges
    Message:: Actualy I'm a Temple Gard and heve the Third Degree in the Scotthish Rite of Ancient, Free and Acepted Masons. My Lodge Symbolic (Blue) is the Lodge 'SONS OF SALOMON' #1, at Orient of Cuiaba, State of Mato Grosso, Brazil. We belong to Grand Lodge of the Satate of Mato Grosso.

  63. Date: Wed, 12 Jun 96 21:29:25 EDT
    Name:: Juarez Albuquerque Penso
    Lodge:: Grande Loja do Estado de Mato Grosso
    Location:: Cuiaba-MT, Brazil
    Office:: Filhos de Salomao #1
    E-mail:: jpenso@nutecnet.com.br
    RQFC-topic: Blue Lodges
    Message:: Actualy I'm a Temple Gard and heve the Third Degree in the Scotthish Rite of Ancient, Free and Acepted Masons. My Lodge Symbolic (Blue) is the Lodge 'SONS OF SALOMON' #1, at Orient of Cuiaba, State of Mato Grosso, Brazil. We belong to Grand Lodge of the Satate of Mato Grosso.

  64. Date: Thu, 13 Jun 96 21:37:15 EDT
    Name:: James H. Eshleman
    Lodge:: Indian River 90
    Location:: Titusville, Fl, USA
    Office:: Masonic Education
    E-mail:: jimesh@digital.net
    RQFC-topic:
    Message:: Articles on Present Table lodges in USA Also attempting to contact Mason Hugh Romine.

  65. Date: Fri, 14 Jun 96 09:26:35 EDT
    Name:: Lee Cooper
    E-mail:: lcoop@ccsnet.com
    RQFC-topic: Divorce rates, Freemasons compared with others

  66. Date: Sun, 16 Jun 96 01:02:40 EDT
    Name:: clark a. smith sr
    Lodge:: peninsula #46
    Location:: seaside ca
    Office:: sw
    E-mail:: hramsmitty@aol.com
    RQFC-topic: prince hall freemasonry & concordinate bodies

  67. Date: Sun, 16 Jun 96 13:37:48 EDT
    Name:: Dave McKee
    Lodge:: Oak Plains #789
    Location:: Sacramento, California
    E-mail:: dmckee51@pacbell.net
    RQFC-topic: Bro G. E. Hider or the "Amethyst Circle at Cardiff"
    Message:: Fraternal Greetings from California. I need some help...I would like to find more information about a Brother G. E. Hider, it appears he was from England in the 1930's and a member of something called the "Amethyst Circle" which was in Cardiff. I have an orginial typed copy of a speech titled "Freemasonry considered as a machine" written by him and would like more information about him or the circle. Any help would be great...thanks, Fraternal Bro. Dave McKee

  68. Date: Sun, 16 Jun 96 20:33:41 EDT
    Name:: Michaeal Touchstone
    Lodge:: Yukon #90
    Location:: Yukon, Oklahoma
    Office:: Chaplain
    E-mail:: touchsto@ionet.net
    RQFC-topic: Masonic origins
    Message:: Greetings from Yukon lodge #90 in Yukon Oklahoma. Our meetings are on the first and third Tuesdays. We'll be glad to see you.

  69. Date: Thu, 20 Jun 96 03:26:05 EDT
    Name:: Ira Smith Jr
    E-mail:: Shalando@mail.utexas.edu
    RQFC-topic: Prince Hall Masonry

  70. Date: Thu, 20 Jun 96 03:26:05 EDT
    Name:: Ira Smith Jr
    E-mail:: Shalando@mail.utexas.edu
    RQFC-topic: Prince Hall Masonry

  71. Date: Thu, 20 Jun 96 19:00:33 EDT
    Name:: Armon Jacob
    Lodge:: ACHIDAN
    Location:: Ramat Gan ISRAEL
    E-mail:: armon_j@netvision.net.il
    RQFC-topic: Red FreeMasonary
    Message:: Who are they ?

  72. Date: Thu, 20 Jun 96 21:16:22 EDT
    Name:: Joe Steve Swick III
    Lodge:: Story Lodge #4
    Location:: Provo, Utah
    Office:: JD
    E-mail:: jswick@cris.com
    RQFC-topic: George Oliver
    Message:: I am doing some research that uses a number of books published by Rev. George Oliver. The publication dates of a number of these works is extremely important. First, I would be interested if there is a bibliography that would list all of Oliver's books and their publication dates? Currently, I have a particular interest in the publication date of _Signs and Symbols Illustrated and Explained_ was first published? The copy I have has no publication date.

  73. Date: Fri, 21 Jun 96 23:29:36 EDT
    Name:: Bob D. Smith
    Lodge:: Cleveland Lodge #202
    Location:: Shelby, NC 28150
    Office:: Treasurer, (PM)
    E-mail:: b&csmith@shelby.net
    RQFC-topic: Real Purpose of Freemasonry
    Message:: Symbolic meanings of our ritual, as relates to our everyday lives, why we are Masons. How we think and act. Also, what is our real purpose for being a Mason. Finding the TRUE SECRETS of Freemasonry

  74. Date: Sat, 22 Jun 96 15:50:52 EDT
    Name:: Dan Weatherington PM
    Lodge:: Wilson Lodge #712
    Location:: Wilson, NC
    Office:: Secretary of Lodge - DDGM 17th Masonic District GL of NC
    E-mail:: dan@833.com
    RQFC-topic: The basis of morality
    Message:: The thesis is that though membership in a religion doesn't in itself make a man a moral man, the moral man will tend to gravitate toward an established religion. Also, Masons are SUPPOSED to be moral men, but in this time that everything can be rationalized, what actually is MORALITYU? i [Web-master's NOTE: 550 ... Host unknown -- you won't be able to reply to Wor. Bro. Weatherington at the e-address he has provided here. Again brethren, please be careful when giving your e-mail address.]

  75. Date: Sun, 23 Jun 96 01:35:17 EDT
    Name:: Yvonne A. Curry
    E-mail:: bon1225@aol.com
    RQFC-topic: Prince Hall Masonry, Free & Accepted Masons
    Message:: Doing research on Prince Hall for a Masonic Reunion next month. I am a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Prince Hall Affiliated, therefore a sister. Any help is appreciated

  76. Date: Mon, 24 Jun 96 01:55:52 EDT
    Name:: Frank R. De Bartolo
    Lodge:: St. Johns Lodge # 37
    Location:: Deland, Fl. USA
    E-mail:: fdebarto@metrolink.net
    RQFC-topic: Italian Genealogy
    Message:: Would like to hear from other Italian Masons. I do Italian Genealogy and would like to know more about Masonry in Italy. I can read Italian, but will write in English.

  77. Date: Mon, 24 Jun 96 12:11:08 EDT
    Name:: Giovanni Malevolti
    Lodge:: Dovere-Mazzini n054
    Location:: Livorno / Italy
    Office:: Secretary
    E-mail:: nickygm@luda.livorno.it
    RQFC-topic: Relations with governative Autorities in your Countries
    Message:: Next week I'm going to visit Danmark and Norway. I'd like to meet Brothers in these Countries.

  78. Date: Mon, 24 Jun 96 21:06:09 EDT
    Name:: iran rodrigues ocanha
    Location:: sao carlos, sp brazil
    E-mail:: iranocanha@linkway.com.br
    RQFC-topic: quatour coronatti ,london
    Message:: I'd like to know about

  79. Date: Tue, 25 Jun 96 08:20:03 EDT
    Name:: Robert J. Boone Jr
    Lodge:: YorkStar #207 Prince Hall F&AM
    Location:: Yorktown, Va
    Office:: WORSHIPFUL MASTER
    E-mail:: booner@acccons.langley.af.mil
    RQFC-topic: PRINCE HALL
    Message:: May the blessings of Heaven rest upon us and all regular Masons and may brotherly love prevail.

  80. Date: Mon, 24 Jun 96 21:06:09 EDT
    Name:: iran rodrigues ocanha
    Location:: sao carlos, sp brazil
    E-mail:: iranocanha@linkway.com.br
    RQFC-topic: quatour coronatti ,london
    Message:: I'd like to know about

  81. Date: Tue, 25 Jun 96 08:20:03 EDT
    Name:: Robert J. Boone Jr
    Lodge:: YorkStar #207 Prince Hall F&AM
    Location:: Yorktown, Va
    Office:: WORSHIPFUL MASTER
    E-mail:: booner@acccons.langley.af.mil
    RQFC-topic: PRINCE HALL
    Message:: May the blessings of Heaven rest upon us and all regular Masons and may brotherly love prevail.

  82. Date: Wed, 26 Jun 96 18:10:32 EDT
    Name:: L. Jamal Northington
    Lodge:: Jesse Barge Lodge #84 AF&AM
    Location:: Panama City Florida
    E-mail:: Northington@Rider.edu
    RQFC-topic: Related topics of Egyptian Mystic Order
    Message:: Detailed information on King Solomon..

  83. Date: Thu, 27 Jun 96 18:57:58 EDT
    Name:: David Joyce
    Lodge:: Trinity No 154
    Location:: Warwickshire, England
    E-mail:: David_Joyce@msn.com
    RQFC-topic: History of Trinity Lodge (and associates)
    Message:: Trinity is somewhat old (to say the least). We have an official history, but there are gaps, particularly in the early years (eg 1755-1800). Any relevant information would be appreciated

  84. Date: Thu, 27 Jun 96 19:00:58 EDT
    Name:: ms.crane
    Lodge:: chapter:eastern.star
    Location:: Birmingham, Alabama
    E-mail:: psc 1008 box 3001 fpo aa 34051
    RQFC-topic:
    Message:: I would like my masonic brother (prince hall oriented) to write me. I am stationed in Puerto Rico and I am military. Its very lonely overseas. TO ALL......my brothers who is in the light ....SHINE MY WAY.... Please write Ms. Crane PSC 1008 Box 3001 FPO AA 34051 Love The Star in the East

  85. Date: Fri, 28 Jun 96 17:24:43 EDT
    Name:: WBro Lester WELLINGTON
    Lodge:: Artes et Scietif 8797
    Location:: Twickenham District Masonic Centre, England
    Office:: Assistant Director of Ceremonies/ Lodge Preceptor
    E-mail:: 106056.3467@compuserve
    RQFC-topic: Any topic
    Message:: I am keen to learn more and more about Freemasonry all over the world, so contact with other Masons would be appreciated. My working is Emulation and also Taylors. I am a member of the Holy Royal Arch as well.

  86. Date: Sat, 29 Jun 96 04:26:40 EDT
    Name:: GUIGUE Christian
    Lodge:: Ars Quatuor Coronati CC member
    Location:: London
    Office:: ancient junior warden in Entente 18 LILLE
    E-mail:: guigue@aol.com.fr
    RQFC-topic: All ritual symbolic texts about Blazing star and Number 5
    Message:: As lecturer ans masonic author, I'm searching all informations about anciens and actual rituals from all degrees to write in symbolim in masonry - Many thanks -