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2nd Quarter, 1999

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  1. Date: Sun, 4 Apr 1999 15:15:30 -0400
    Name:: Sarah Lynne Hillman
    E-mail:: sarah_hillman@hotmail.com
    Location:: Summerland, British Columbia, Canada
    RQFC-topic:
    Message:: I would like to know where I can find a list of famous masons. I was doing a project on the Masons(I am a member of Job's Daughters and Eastern Star), and I found the site before. My fiance is interested in Masons and would like to know about it. He was interested in the "famous" people of history who were masons. Liek I said, I am having some difficulty finding the exact page where the list is contained. Thank you very much.

  2. Date: Tue, 6 Apr 1999 01:32:39 -0400
    Name:: Chris Weymouth
    E-mail:: chjuch@worldnet.att.net
    Location:: Fresno, Ca, USA
    Lodge:: Clovis lodge #417
    Lodge Loc'n:: Clovis, Ca.
    Office:: None at the moment
    RQFC-topic: 20th Century Masonic Famous Cowboys
    Message:: Within the next week, I need to get the names and pictures of famous 20th Century cowboys who were also Masons. Our lodge is building a float for the Clovis Rodeo Parade which has a theme of 'Famous Cowboys of the 20th Century'. We thought we'd add 'that were Masons'. We're in a real time crunch, and will need this info. immediately, so no need to answer after 4/11/99. Thanks for any help.

  3. Date: Wed, 7 Apr 1999 12:12:17 -0400
    Name:: keith dye
    E-mail:: keithdye@webtv.net
    Location:: ilion ny
    Lodge:: ilion olive branch lodge no.40
    Lodge Loc'n:: ilion ny
    RQFC-topic: grand lodge edu. assistance program
    Message:: i am trying to obtain two applications for my daughters who recieved awards last year.my lodge sec.has not been successful and time is of the essence. thank you in advance!!

  4. Date: Wed, 7 Apr 1999 12:32:29 -0400
    Name:: Bro. Kenneth Portley
    E-mail:: kenneth.portley@transamerica.com
    Location:: Dallas, Texas North America
    Lodge:: Truth # 633
    Lodge Loc'n:: Dallas
    Office:: Pastmaster
    RQFC-topic: Human sacrifice
    Message:: Why is it that in the christian religion a human sacrifice is required to redeem man (christ) but if this is practiced in other beliefs, christians tend to regard this as satanic or occultic.

  5. Date: Sun, 11 Apr 1999 15:23:48 -0400
    Name:: John Adler
    E-mail:: qlty@webtv.net
    Location:: Northport N Y 11768 U S A
    RQFC-topic: My cousin Robert (Bob) Adler
    Message:: At the request of my older brother i am seeking information of the where abouts of our cousin Robert Adler (Bobby ) lived in Glen Cove New York We know he was an active member in the masons My e mail is qlty@webtv.net

  6. Date: Sun, 11 Apr 1999 15:37:57 -0400
    Name:: R. Andrews
    E-mail:: mooseydog@aol.com
    Location:: Gaithersburg, MD
    RQFC-topic: Kenneth Elsworth Mulac and Gilendo Menego
    Message:: I am trying to find out more about my grandfather and great grandfather. Kenneth would have been out of a lodge in Alabama and Gilendo was out of a lodge in Bentleyville, PA.

  7. Date: Mon, 12 Apr 1999 08:03:50 -0400
    Name:: Bro. Clarence D. Slaughter
    E-mail:: sgtslaughtercd@hotmail.com
    Location:: Lou, KY USA
    Lodge:: St. James Lodge # 71 PHA F&AM
    Lodge Loc'n:: Temple, TX
    RQFC-topic: Bible
    Message:: Does anyone out there know meaning behind the Bible. (What each letter stands for Masonicly?)

  8. Date: Mon, 12 Apr 1999 12:04:16 -0400
    Name:: Jeff Quinlan
    E-mail:: kimusabi@hotmail.com
    Location:: Brantford, Ontario, Canada
    RQFC-topic: mysteries
    Message:: I have just been introduced to freemasonry from the reading of Richard Noone's 5/5/2000. I am curious as to the method of joining this brotherhood, and learning the great mysteries of our history. Please e-mail me with relative information.

  9. Date: Sun, 11 Apr 1999 04:15:44 -0400
    Name:: E.D.CARROLL JR.
    E-mail:: EZEDKAYNOTE@JUNO.COM
    Location:: INDUSTRY,CA. U.S.A.
    Lodge:: CEDARS OF LEBANON #65 F&AM MWPHGL
    Lodge Loc'n:: LOS ANGELES,CA.
    Office:: WORSHIPFUL MASTER
    RQFC-topic: CRAVE MORE LIGHT
    Message:: NEW KID ON THE BLOCK.ON INTERNET OVER 1YR. WOULD TO CHAT WITH SOMEONE BESIDES MY BROTHER IN FL. SIGNED STILL AN E.A. IN REPECTS TIP OF THE MASONIC ICEBERG!!!!

  10. Date: Mon, 12 Apr 1999 18:32:19 -0400
    Name:: David E. Johnson
    E-mail:: djohn37@hotmail.com
    Location:: Madison,WI, United States of America
    RQFC-topic:
    Message:: A brother of mine, Stephen Alonzo Jackson, was a brother of yours. The things he did for me were many and I would like to find out more about your order. Please feel free to contact me with information of lodges in my area. Thank You, Dave Johnson

  11. Date: Wed, 14 Apr 1999 09:54:43 -0400
    Name:: Tim Sackton
    E-mail:: tsackton@brown.edu
    Location:: Providence, RI
    RQFC-topic: Secrecy, Ritual, and Lodge Organizations
    Message:: I am writing a paper about the importance of secrecy for creating effective ritual, and for creating a safe environment in which people can share publicly private information, particularly in the context of fraternal lodge-based organizations. I'm hoping to find Masons who are willing to comment on this, on the transformative nature of initiation (without, obviously, revealing any secrets), and on the role that secrecy plays in creating the "bonds of Brotherhood." If you do respond, please indicate if I can quote you in my paper. Thanks a lot.

  12. Date: Wed, 14 Apr 1999 09:54:43 -0400
    Name:: Tim Sackton
    E-mail:: tsackton@brown.edu
    Location:: Providence, RI
    RQFC-topic: Secrecy, Ritual, and Lodge Organizations
    Message:: I am writing a paper about the importance of secrecy for creating effective ritual, and for creating a safe environment in which people can share publicly private information, particularly in the context of fraternal lodge-based organizations. I'm hoping to find Masons who are willing to comment on this, on the transformative nature of initiation (without, obviously, revealing any secrets), and on the role that secrecy plays in creating the "bonds of Brotherhood." If you do respond, please indicate if I can quote you in my paper. Thanks a lot.

  13. Date: Thu, 15 Apr 1999 10:27:13 -0400
    Name:: brittany shirley
    E-mail:: brittany64@hotmail.com
    Location:: cornelia ga 30531
    RQFC-topic: school report on benifits of masonary
    Message:: I am doing a school report on Masons with my school partner. Well in order to do our reports sufficiantly we must have adiquit information on masons personly. We are aware that not all facts can be given to us,but any facts that you can give us, would be most appriciative. Any request or comments that you have can be used in our report upon your request.

  14. Date: Sat, 17 Apr 1999 16:26:57 -0400
    Name:: M. Zabette (Calhoun) Elam
    E-mail:: elams@nemonet.com
    Location:: Perry, Missouri (Ralls County)
    RQFC-topic: Perhaps other Calhouns
    Message:: (Just wanted to leave a record of why I signed the guestbook) I am a descendant of James Calhoun a Mason in Daviess Co., IN. He was a Junior Deacon in the year of 1830 of the Charity Lodge No. 30 in Washington, Daviess Co., Indiana. He was a Past Master also. The present Lodge was chartered May 22, 1843 with James Calhoun as the Charter Senior Warden. Also Bro James Calhoun, be and he is appointed a delegate to represent this lodge in the next Grand Lodge of this (Indiana) state. James Calhoun died in 1848 or 1849 in Daviess Co., IN. We are very proud of our Masonic history.

  15. Date: Sat, 17 Apr 1999 12:55:36 -0400
    Name:: Jim Ellis
    E-mail:: jellis@online.rednet.co.uk
    Location:: Scotland
    Lodge:: Hope Bridge Castle
    Lodge Loc'n:: Linlithgowshire
    Office:: Past Master, Provincial Grand Secretary of the Provincial Grand Lodge of Linlithgowshire
    RQFC-topic: Masonic items of interest
    Message:: The Provincial grand Lodge of Linlithgowshire in Scotland produces an annual magazine named the "Provincial" which sells for #2.00. In it are many small, easy to read irems of interes, humour, longer articles etc. I would be grateful for any material for the next edition. Please also contact if your Lodge would wish to subscribe to it.

  16. Date: Mon, 19 Apr 1999 16:26:37 -0400
    Name:: LeeAnn Romero
    E-mail:: lfromero@lanl.gov
    Location:: Penasco, New Mexico, USA
    RQFC-topic: Masonic Charities
    Message:: I am doing an essay on Masonic Charities for the Masonic Scholarship. So I would really appreciate it if someone could give me some information on Masonic Charities. Thank you.

  17. Date: Tue, 20 Apr 1999 19:21:45 -0400
    Name:: Daniel Boehme
    E-mail:: dboehme@aol.comm
    Location:: Munhall penna usa
    Lodge:: Homestead amity mccandles 582
    Lodge Loc'n:: dravosburg
    Office:: pm
    RQFC-topic: ancient york masonary
    Message:: difference between Penna masonary and other states. ancient york masonary, scottish rite masonary is any other state like penna?

  18. Date: Sat, 24 Apr 1999 08:10:38 -0400
    Name:: KHAYAT
    E-mail:: michel.khayat@wanadoo.fr
    Location:: Paris France
    Lodge:: Volonti-Viritas
    Lodge Loc'n:: Paris France
    Office:: Past-Master
    RQFC-topic: Freemasonry in Tunisia (North-Africa)
    Message:: I should like to exchange informations on that subject. My lodge was created in Tunis by italian brothers. Some of them are perhaps stil in life in France but in italy, usa south amirica etc. ...

  19. Date: Sat, 24 Apr 1999 22:34:07 -0400
    Name:: Sharon Dolifka
    E-mail:: rsrrd@swbell.net
    Location:: Austin,Texas,USA
    RQFC-topic: genealogy
    Message:: i am searching for info about my g ggrandfather James Wiley Ricks. He was a mason in Bastrop county,Tx.from 1871-1893.I am particularly interested in his burial cite. thank you.

  20. Date: Sun, 25 Apr 1999 03:30:19 -0400
    Name:: Lucy Faringold
    E-mail:: Revery1999@juno.com
    Location:: Hempstead, NY
    RQFC-topic: The Amanita Muscaria as Key to Masonry and Alchemy
    Message:: The hidden hermeneutic key to Cabalism, Alchemy & Freemasonry can be found in Clark Heinrich's 'Strange Fruit: Alchemy & Religion, the Hidden Truth'(Bloomsbury Press), in which the author demonstrates the Amanita Muscaria mushroom as the illuminating secret to the majority of sacred & occult myths and rituals. All correspondence is welcome.

  21. Date: Sun, 25 Apr 1999 14:27:58 -0400
    Name:: Andie Stringfellow
    E-mail:: Astringf@aol.com
    Location:: Moore, OK USA
    RQFC-topic: Masonic Orphanage in Canadian Co., Oklahoma
    Message:: I understand there was a Masonic Orphanage at Darlington in Canadian County, Oklahoma. I would like to find out how I can obtain a list of the names of the people who were residents of the orphanage so that I may put a list of those people (from 1910-1922 when it was open) on the Rootsweb free genealogy site for Canadian County Oklahoma so that people who are now seeking their ancestors from that orphanage would have a reference point. It would mean a lot to them to be able to find their ancestors and many children had lived in this Masonic orphanage. Thank you.

  22. Date: Mon, 26 Apr 1999 12:02:38 -0400
    Name:: Amadeus Thamos
    E-mail:: thamos@hotmail.com
    Location:: Istanbul, Turkey
    Lodge:: Geometri
    Lodge Loc'n:: Istanbul, Turkey
    RQFC-topic: Magistri Comacini
    Message:: I am researching the relation between Magistri Comacini and Freemasonry. Please help me if you have any information. Thanks

  23. Date: Mon, 26 Apr 1999 12:46:35 -0400
    Name:: Andrew John Jenkins
    E-mail:: ajenkins@bjservices.co.uk
    Location:: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Lodge:: Sons Of The Soil # 1451
    Lodge Loc'n:: Masonic Temple, Aberdeen
    Office:: Junior Warden
    RQFC-topic:
    Message:: Have enjoyed "surfing" your pages, keep up the good work. Fraternally yours : Andrew Jenkins

  24. Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 12:01:24 -0400
    Name:: Ralph Wayne Alley (Rusty)
    E-mail:: alleyrs@yell.com
    Location:: Ola, Arkansas United States
    RQFC-topic:
    Message:: I am a 320 Past Master of Petit Jean Lodge # 298 in Ola, Arkansas and a duel member in Casa Lodge # 537 in Casa, Arkansas. I have been a Mason for 11 years, and hope to be one for life.

  25. Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 13:39:21 -0400
    Name:: Ralph Wayne Alley (Rusty)
    E-mail:: alleyrs@yell.com
    Location:: Ola, Arkansas United States
    Lodge:: Petit Jean Lodge # 298
    Lodge Loc'n:: Ola, Arkansas
    Office:: Treasurer
    RQFC-topic: History of Masonry in the USA
    Message:: I am a 320 Past Master of Petit Jean Lodge # 298 in Ola, Arkansas and a duel member in Casa Lodge # 537 in Casa, Arkansas. I have been a Mason for 11 years, and hope to be one for life.

  26. Date: Wed, 28 Apr 1999 11:05:17 -0400
    Name:: Harry B. Lyon, PM,MPS
    E-mail:: lyonhb@bellatlantic.net
    Location:: Fairfax County, Virginia
    Lodge:: Cumberland 283
    Lodge Loc'n:: Cumberland C.H.,Virginia
    Office:: Past Master
    RQFC-topic: Anti-Masonry
    Message:: Impressive site

  27. Date: Sat, 1 May 1999 01:05:44 -0400
    Name:: Michael Ray Bresett
    E-mail:: mike@bresett.com
    Location:: Naperville, IL US of A
    Lodge:: Donna Lodge 1136
    Lodge Loc'n:: Donna, Texas
    Office:: Past J.W.
    RQFC-topic: Panama lodges

  28. Date: Sun, 2 May 1999 04:22:10 -0400
    Name:: Dennis Lyle Szul
    E-mail:: conmech@home.com
    Location:: Victoria ,British Columbia, Canada
    RQFC-topic: Blood Line

  29. Date: Sun, 2 May 1999 16:16:46 -0400
    Name:: Hans van den Brink
    E-mail:: s0904260@home.vu.nl
    Location:: Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
    Lodge:: De Getande Rand
    Lodge Loc'n:: Alphen aan den Rijn
    RQFC-topic: Freemasonry in Ireland and Northern Ireland

  30. Date: Wed, 5 May 1999 23:21:09 -0400
    Name:: shirley ouchley
    E-mail:: shirleyouch@webtv.net
    Location:: chandler tx. henderson co.
    RQFC-topic: george rufus ouchley
    Message:: my gggrandfather was a mason in 1947 he died mar 3 1947 and was given a masonic rites on mar6 1947 he was with downsville no 143 at the time he lived in rocky branch.just out of farmerville louisianna.. i would like to get some information on him. like who his father and mother was and maybe his grandfather and grandmother any information at all will help me in my search.. bless you all for a wonderful job and am looking forward to hearing from you..

  31. Date: Thu, 6 May 1999 16:37:28 -0400
    Name:: mojca ternovsek
    E-mail:: mojca.ternovsek@uni-lj.si
    Location:: ljubljana, slovenia
    RQFC-topic: the myth of freemasonry

  32. Date: Fri, 7 May 1999 11:07:56 -0400
    Name:: Dr John Click
    E-mail:: jcclick99@aik,com
    Location:: Wichita, KS, USA
    RQFC-topic: Temple Chuirch (Templars) London
    Message:: I am looking for information reguarding the Temple church (Templars) built in the 11th. century in London. I need a detailed description and the names of Templars buried there and the locations of each of their vaults.

  33. Date: Fri, 7 May 1999 19:12:56 -0400
    Name:: Robert Copeland
    E-mail:: rcd1@mailexcite.com
    Location:: north carolina
    Lodge:: stedman lodge
    Lodge Loc'n:: stedman, n.c.
    Office:: Sr. Deacon
    RQFC-topic: masonic ritual
    Message:: I am interested in getting certified as a lecturer. I was told by several people that the entire OSW Manual for study has been printed on the internet. Several people informed me that it is available for download, and this would be a tremendous help in terms of studying the lectures, etc. Could you help me to find this information??!!?? If so, please send me an e-mail at rcd1@mailexcite.com

  34. Date: Mon, 10 May 1999 14:42:02 -0400
    Name:: Vickie Bellus
    E-mail:: vickie1990@yahoo.com
    Location:: Red Bluff, CA USA
    Lodge:: Weaverville Assembly
    Lodge Loc'n:: Weaverville, California
    Office:: Past Worthy Advisor/Majority Memeber
    RQFC-topic: Help trying to find Masonic Ancestroy
    Message:: Hi, I'm a PWA/MM of IORG in Ca. My father is currently Secretary of Trinity Lodge 27 in Weaverville, CA, and both of my sisters are Past Grand Officers of CA Rainbow. I'm trying to find any information about my great-grandfather Samuel E. Holloway. He was a Master Mason in Bakersfield Lodge in CA. Also on my great-grandfather Dr. William D. Hoffecker of Connecticut. We're trying to put together our Masonic History since my sister will be Worthy Matron in 2001 and my other sister in 2002. Thanks!!!

  35. Date: Wed, 12 May 1999 22:51:05 -0400
    Name:: Bruce Kitts
    E-mail:: m-bkitts@att.net
    Location:: Clackamas, OR US of A
    Lodge:: Research Lodge of Oregon No. 198 AF & AM
    Lodge Loc'n:: Portland, Oregon
    Office:: Senior Warden
    RQFC-topic: The Wayfaring Man
    Message:: I am attempting a paaper on the life and times of The WAyfaring Man. It is for a talk that I can give before Lodges in Oregon.

  36. Date: Fri, 14 May 1999 08:18:42 -0400
    Name:: Lorraine (Sharp) Kish
    E-mail:: skish@tradenet.net
    Location:: Pipersville, PA
    RQFC-topic: Atlantic Lodge
    Message:: I am researching my Grandfather Robert Sharp who was a member of Atlantic Lodge #2 F&AM Valley of Southern NJ during the 1930's and 1940's. Does anyone know of this lodge? Perhaps it has since changed its name. I am doing family genealogy and come from a long line of Masons. My late father was a 33rd degree mason and my young son is presently a DeMolay.

  37. Date: Fri, 14 May 1999 13:29:55 -0400
    Name:: Sidney.L.Solomon
    E-mail:: sidsol88@aol.com
    Location:: Oakville Ontario Canada
    Lodge:: Oakvile 400
    Lodge Loc'n:: Oakville Ontario
    Office:: P.M. 1968
    RQFC-topic:
    Message:: Does anyone have information on the Masonic Temple in Philadelphia preferably a video

  38. Date: Fri, 14 May 1999 22:54:55 -0400
    Name:: Don Jackson
    E-mail:: d-j@pacbell.net
    Location:: Woodland, Calif., USA
    Lodge:: Woodland, No. 81
    Lodge Loc'n:: Woodland, Calif.
    Office:: Senior Steward
    RQFC-topic: Russian Freemasonry in the 20th century
    Message:: Fraternal greetings to all brothers. I would be interested in exchanging e-mail with brothers in all nations, but, am especially interested in correspondence with our Russian brothers, or brothers from within the former USSR.

  39. Date: Fri, 14 May 1999 23:35:45 -0400
    Name:: Julie
    E-mail:: Zinns@Juno.com
    Location:: Columbus, OH USA
    RQFC-topic:
    Message:: I would like to find information on my grandfather. His name is Stewart William Hodge Jr. He was a member of Sulgrave Lodge #696 in Poland twp. Ohio. If you are able to provide any info, please email me. Thanks

  40. Date: Mon, 17 May 1999 04:54:35 -0400
    Name:: david fergusson
    E-mail:: d.fergusson@clear.net.nz
    Location:: Napier new Zealand
    Lodge:: Coromandel 17
    Lodge Loc'n:: Coromandel NZ
    Office:: Past master
    RQFC-topic: history of fremasonary in gold mining towns in NZ and Australia

  41. Date: Mon, 17 May 1999 23:41:23 -0400
    Name:: Lawrence Blocker
    E-mail:: Razzcul@aol.com
    Location:: Great Neck, NY
    Lodge:: Huntington Lodge N0.78
    Lodge Loc'n:: Wyandanch, NY
    RQFC-topic: Scottish Rite York Rite
    Message:: I want to give a good intruction on the difference betweem Scottish rite and york rite. Where can i find info or can someone give me some input :)

  42. Date: Wed, 19 May 1999 13:54:36 -0400
    Name:: Peter R. Gerdeman, D.Phil., P.E.
    E-mail:: gerdeman@mitre.org
    Location:: Alexandria, VA
    Lodge:: Davy Crockett No. 1225
    Lodge Loc'n:: San Antonio, TX
    RQFC-topic: York Rite vs. Scottish Rite Degrees
    Message:: List of all York Rite degrees (think I have), all Scottish Rite degrees (having trouble finding) - and how these degrees align between the two rites (if at all).

  43. Date: Wed, 19 May 1999 16:10:41 -0400
    Name:: Nick Probert
    E-mail:: nprobert@aol.com
    Location:: Bexleyheath, Kent, England
    Lodge:: Lullingstone 1837
    Lodge Loc'n:: Wilmington, Dartford, England.
    RQFC-topic: Mozart
    Message:: Could anyone help me with that Masonic life of Mozart from 1784 to 1791.

  44. Date: Wed, 19 May 1999 19:47:27 -0400
    Name:: John Thomas
    E-mail:: johnny@hawk.igs.net
    Location:: Calumet, Quebec, Canada
    Lodge:: Argenteuil #67 & Hawkesbury #450
    Lodge Loc'n:: Lachute, Que. & Vankleek Hill, Ont.
    Office:: Junior Warden
    RQFC-topic: Graphics Converter
    Message:: A year or two ago i came across a Masonic links site that had some clip art on it. Graphics, water marks ect. It also had a demo copy or a graphics conversion program, GSW . thanks to a crash i've lost this program my clipart and most importantly where to find it. Any info would be appreciated. Fraternaly, John T.

  45. Date: Mon, 24 May 1999 21:08:40 -0400
    Name:: C.F.William Maurer
    E-mail:: bill@maurer.org
    Location:: Park Ridge, NJ USA
    Lodge:: Athelstane Lodge #839 F&AM
    Lodge Loc'n:: Pearl River, NY
    Office:: Past Master
    RQFC-topic: Washington's Funeral and Commemoration
    Message:: Working on the commemoration by Washington's HQ at Tappan, owned by the NY Grand Lodge, on the NY Commemoration of GW death. Appreciate any help and source material you might come across. Thank you, Cordially and Fraternally, Bill Maurer

  46. Date: Tue, 25 May 1999 11:54:39 -0400
    Name:: melvin k. critchlow
    E-mail:: mel.critchlow@usda.gov
    Location:: New Orleans, LA, (orleans)
    RQFC-topic: family history
    Message:: I am searching for anything on my father "Homer Critchlow" Thanks

  47. Date: Wed, 26 May 1999 15:54:57 -0400
    Name:: Jim Campbell
    E-mail:: JCamp1361@aol.com
    Location:: Glasgow, Scotland
    Lodge:: Lodge Burnside No.1361, SC
    Lodge Loc'n:: Rutherglen, Glasgow
    Office:: Junior Deacon
    RQFC-topic: Mark Tokens, MacBride Ritual
    Message:: Fraternal Greetings to all from Lodge Burnside No.1361.

  48. Date: Wed, 26 May 1999 22:17:06 -0400
    Name:: kernan willis
    E-mail:: kern13@yahoo.com
    Location:: North Andover, MA, USA
    RQFC-topic: funeral customs
    Message:: doing a project on how the customs of death reflect the customs of American history. I chose masonry to represent the philosophy of the Neo-Classic Age in America because of its popularity at the time. I know that in my town, the brothers place an evergreen sprig on the casket of the deceased mason to represent everlasting life. Are there any other customs such as these that you have? Thank you for your time.

  49. Date: Wed, 26 May 1999 22:56:25 -0400
    Name:: ILL . Nobel Dwayne A. Turner 32
    E-mail:: BABYBUCK@aol.com.
    Location:: Los Angeles, California
    Lodge:: Omega Lodge #25
    Lodge Loc'n:: Pine Bluff,Arkansas
    Office:: Tyler
    RQFC-topic: masonic software,graphics
    Message:: I am trying to find software for my computer,I have windows 98. I will be making invitations,Business cards,letter heads,ect. any help you could offer would be greatly appreciated. "Es Salum Aleikum!"

  50. Date: Fri, 28 May 1999 03:58:44 -0400
    Name:: William Hunter
    E-mail:: whunter@loxinfo.co.th
    Location:: Bangkok, Thailand
    Lodge:: Lodge St. John 1072 SC
    Lodge Loc'n:: Bangkok Thailand
    Office:: MM, PM LOdge Pattaya West Winds 1803 SC
    RQFC-topic: whunter@loxinfo.co.th - anyone can contact me for information on Freemasonry in Thailand. WE have Scotish, Irish and French Constitution Lodges here.
    Message:: Very good we site, keep it up we need all the help we can get to get our message across.

  51. Date: Mon, 31 May 1999 14:08:47 -0400
    Name:: Raymond S. J. Daniels
    E-mail:: raymonds.j.daniels@sympatico.ca
    Location:: Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
    Lodge:: New Hope No. 279 G.R.C.
    Lodge Loc'n:: Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
    Office:: W.M.
    RQFC-topic: Recently published literature speculating on the origins of Freemasonry
    Message:: I would be interested in having the views of other Masonic students who have read (1) THE HEAD OF GOD - Keith Laidler, 1998; and/or (2)THE TEMPLAR REVELATION - Lynn Picknett & Clive Prince, 1997. ... in other words, beyond "Born in Blood" "The Temple and the Lodge" and "The Hiram Key".

  52. Date: Tue, 1 Jun 1999 00:50:03 -0400
    Name:: Cecile Pettit
    E-mail:: cpettit@telis.org
    Location:: Romoland, CA 92585 USA
    RQFC-topic: Info on lost grandfather
    Message:: My grandfather left his home to find work in 1931-32. At that time he was a Mason living in Mobile, Alabama. My father never saw him again. We were wondering if any lodges keep records of members in need of help. We are sure that he probably became ill or was injured...hoping that some Masonic temple helped him. My father who is also a Mason from Kernville, CA would greatly appreciate any help in locating some kind of information as to where, when, or how his father died. Thanks in advance!

  53. Date: Tue, 1 Jun 1999 13:49:54 -0400
    Name:: L.POLK
    E-mail:: LPOLK33@HOTMAIL.COM
    Location:: HOUSTON,TX
    Lodge:: GIDEON LODGE #8
    Lodge Loc'n:: HOUSTON
    RQFC-topic: JOHN G. JONES
    Message:: ATTN. BROTHERS: I AM SEARCHING FOR INFORMATION CONCERNING JOHN G. JONES. IF ANY BROTHER, COMPANION, SIR KNIGHT,SUBLIME PRINCE, NOBLE, OR S.G.I.G. CAN HELP ME FIND INFORMATION OR SHARE SOME INSTRUCTION WITH ME WILL BE APPRECIATED. PLEASE EMAIL LPOLK33@HOTMAIL.COM

  54. Date: Thu, 3 Jun 1999 10:20:54 -0400
    Name:: Bro. Rufus D. McCall lll
    E-mail:: k1258@hotmail.com
    Location:: Newark, New Jersey 07112
    Lodge:: Bethany #31
    Lodge Loc'n:: Newark, NJ
    Office:: Senior Deacon
    RQFC-topic: What is the name of White City, in Chicago Ill?

  55. Date: Fri, 4 Jun 1999 23:41:37 -0400
    Name:: Bob D. Smith
    E-mail:: b&csmith@connectu.net
    Location:: Shelby, NC (USA)
    Lodge:: Cleveland Lodge # 202 A. F. & A. M.
    Lodge Loc'n:: Shelby, NC
    Office:: Treasurer
    RQFC-topic: What We Really Stand For!!
    Message:: I believe we need to get back to our basics. We Don't need flash or numbers. We need to remember that we are "To Make Good Men Better". We need an old fashioned revival of our tenets and moral teaching. "Just The Basics"

  56. Date: Fri, 4 Jun 1999 23:41:37 -0400
    Name:: Bob D. Smith
    E-mail:: b&csmith@connectu.net
    Location:: Shelby, NC (USA)
    Lodge:: Cleveland Lodge # 202 A. F. & A. M.
    Lodge Loc'n:: Shelby, NC
    Office:: Treasurer
    RQFC-topic: What We Really Stand For!!
    Message:: I believe we need to get back to our basics. We Don't need flash or numbers. We need to remember that we are "To Make Good Men Better". We need an old fashioned revival of our tenets and moral teaching. "Just The Basics"

  57. Date: Thu, 10 Jun 1999 16:08:12 -0400
    Name:: Bro. Mark Simmons
    E-mail:: blkpawns@yahoo.com
    Location:: Chicago,il
    Lodge:: New Jerusalem #55
    Lodge Loc'n:: Chicago IL
    Office:: Jr. Warden
    RQFC-topic: Masonic Burial

  58. Date: Fri, 11 Jun 1999 01:53:21 -0400
    Name:: Jacques Tilmant
    E-mail:: jacques.tilmant@gate71.be
    Location:: Charleroi Belgium
    RQFC-topic: women and masonry in the USA
    Message:: I am making an academic research on regular masonry and the women.I consider having enough information in England and in continental Europe. The situation is unclear for me within US. I am aware of Co-masonry, of OES and of some lodges of latin inspiration (out of Grande Loge fiminine de France, de Belgique ....) My question is about female lodges in the US based on mainstream masonry (with or without recognition from Mainstrean Masonry). Any answer positive or negative will be appreciated. (I am not a mason, or not yet a mason).

  59. Date: Sat, 12 Jun 1999 21:14:21 -0400
    Name:: Chuck Mauller
    E-mail:: cm@y-city.net
    Location:: Zanesville, Oh (USA
    Lodge:: Roseville #566
    Lodge Loc'n:: Roseville, Ohio
    RQFC-topic: ritual and monior
    Message:: I'm looking for other states rituals and montior books for comparison with Ohio's as well as a learning aide.

  60. Date: Sat, 19 Jun 1999 11:18:02 -0400
    Name:: Patricia Johnson
    E-mail:: PatJHTBass@aol.com
    Location:: Neptune, New Jersey, USA
    RQFC-topic: D.H. Bonus
    Message:: My father, Daniel Harry Bonus was a freemason in Chicago, ILl. and aNew York City. I am trying to locate any other information about him and his father, Charles Bonus of Chicago.

  61. Date: Sun, 20 Jun 1999 17:46:31 -0400
    Name:: Kevin Ridgway
    E-mail:: k.ridgway@sk.sympatico.ca
    Location:: Regina, Saskatchewan,Canada
    Lodge:: Latomia Weyburn Lodge #20
    Office:: Worshipful Master
    RQFC-topic: Table Lodge
    Message:: I am trying to locate information on the historty of "Masonic Table Lodge" ceremonies. Has anyone information in their position, please Email me Fraternally

  62. Date: Mon, 21 Jun 1999 19:00:28 -0400
    Name:: Evan Newton
    E-mail:: evan@uglq.org.au
    Location:: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Lodge:: Friendship 119
    Lodge Loc'n:: Brisbane, Queensland
    Office:: P M
    RQFC-topic: Symbolism, history, ancient mysteries
    Message:: I enjoy lecturing on the origins and symbolism of Masonry. I find it is well received, and hopefully will help to revive/increase interest in our wonderful Craft.

  63. Date: Wed, 23 Jun 1999 18:35:11 -0400
    Name:: Frank Meadows
    E-mail:: phal27@aol.com
    RQFC-topic: history of and membership

  64. Date: Fri, 25 Jun 1999 08:44:27 -0400
    Name:: B S KANDA
    E-mail:: bskanda@hotmail.com
    Location:: HYDERABAD, ANDHRA PRADESH, INDIA
    Lodge:: LODGE MORLAND NO. 25, GRAND LODGE OF INDIA
    Lodge Loc'n:: HYDERABAD, INDIA
    Office:: ASST. SECRETARY
    RQFC-topic: THE ORIGINS OF FREEMASONRY

  65. Date: Sun, 27 Jun 1999 01:03:48 -0400
    Name:: raymond allen
    E-mail:: masterlcu@aol.com
    Location:: ft. bragg nc usa
    RQFC-topic: lookin for info on modern freemasons in nc
    Message:: i'm a member of omega #497 in fayetteville nc (military lodge) lookin for past brothers who can direct me to find a modren freemason lodge here i know our jurstition is columbus ga give me a email for info thanks