Chapter 1 - Stated Meetings 1889

Stated Meeting for 28 February 1889 - After conferring an E.A. degree, a Fellowcraft degree, then a Masters degree on Brother J.C. Kimmel, the lodge had a business meeting. The committee reported that Mr. Stephson agreed to take five dollars for the room (toilet) below the lodge. The committee was dismissed, a draft issued for five dollars to purchase the room below. The treasurer reported the lodge had $40.80. The Mandefelt Hall Company was paid the rent on the upper hall. Receipts for the evening were $31.60.

Stated Meeting 23 June 1889 - Election of same officers as last year and motion and seconded to have a public installation on 4 July and committee appointed to procure a speaker. Receipts of $9.05.

Stated Meeting 27 July 1889 - After regular business a letter was read from Alexandra Lodge No. 637 asking for aid to rebuild their lodge which had burned. Motion and second that the lodge send one dollar to Alexandra. The motion lost by one vote.

Called Meeting 27 July 1889 for the purpose of installing officers for the ensuing Masonic year. Brother J.M. Stephenson of the Mammouth Springs Lodge and Brother J.C. Springer of Ovilla Lodge No. 370 were the installing officers. Brother John Collier addressed the lodge. The same officers were carried over.