Website: http://unitylodge.hutchinsbrothers.com

Summons February 2006

The Worshipful Master’s Tracing Board

Regular meeting: February 15th at 7:30 p.m. (Third Wednesday of the Month).

6:30 p.m. Potluck Supper

Brethren Please; make an effort to attend to the summons.

Standing Agenda

Reading and confirming minutes, Reports of Committees, Reading correspondence, Passing Accounts, Receiving petitions, General business, Balloting and Work of the evening.
to include Installing those Brethren not present at the 25th of January Installation.

If anyone knows of any brothers who are sick or in distress please notify the Master; Mayo Cookson, Jr. (207) 437-2655 or

Secretary; Karl D. Julian (207) 568-3119

Work of the evening

Installation of the Senior Warden, both Stewards and we are looking for a brother willing to act as Marshal. Maybe Degree Work? FC or MM. Depends on who’s ready if any? Business: Building Committee; projects and work priorities for this year. Finance Committee to address the setting-up of a Charity and Building Association, accounts. Also to look at the last Thursday of June, the 29th for our Annual Strawberry Banquet. And any other business that may come before the Lodge at this time.

Coming events

15th March 2006: Unity Lodge Stated; 6:30pm Potluck supper; 7:30pm Business, Degree Work if presented.

Check the Calendar at http://www.12thdistrictme.org

Note: Unity Lodge here in Thorndike, has at the present time the 12th Masonic District Traveling Gavel. Lets be prepared for the crowd that will be after it! It takes at least 5 (five) Brothers to take possession of it, a number of Lodges are after it so lets hope the 12th District Brethren arrive in large numbers.. Take Donations for the Pot Luck.


Brethren as of this date, Dues payments are behind over One Thousand Dollars, that’s $1,000.00 If? You do not have a 2006 dues card you are in the arrears.

From Your Secretary: Please help me keep the records straight by informing me of any change of address, change of status, etc. It also helps if you send your dues payments in early so that I do not have the extra burden of chasing delinquent members. I have sent out a lot of correspondence to members regarding past due payments and to date have had little response. Please have the courtesy to answer any correspondence that I send so there is no duplication of effort. Thank you to the Brethren who enclosed a donation along with their dues. If you need an application to give to someone you feel might like to join the craft, please obtain one from the Secretary or any of the Officers.

Masonic Thoughts

The hardest thing in life to learn is

which bridge to cross and which to burn.

Middle age is when you have stopped growing

at both ends and have begun to grow in the middle.

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait

a single moment before starting to improve the world

Anne Frank

Masonic Bits and Pieces

Patience is a virtue, believe it if you can,

It’s seldom found in woman and never in a man.

Untutored courage is useless in the

face of educated bullets.

--George S. Patton

Attest: Karl D. Julian, SecretaryMayo Cookson Jr., Master
Karl D.Julian Mayo Cookson

From the old records:

Stated Meeting Feb. 14, 1856. "Having received intelligence of the destitute situation of Bro. H. M. Boynton on motion voted" to give $15. to him and "learn of his future necessities." Also voted to raise a committee to revise the by-laws. "On motion voted to instruct our committee not to insert any dues in the by-laws. Call off for Refreshment. Called from Refreshment to labour. On motion voted to rescind that vote whereby the lodge voted to pay fifteen dollars to King Solomon’s Lodge and the finance committee instruct the Bro. holding the same to pay it over to the Lodge."

Masonic District # 12

Website: www.12thdistrictme.org

Monthly Stated Meeting for each Lodge

Note; in your Calendars

First Tuesday: Star in the West Lodge # 85; Unity, Maine. Dark June, July & August.

First Wednesday: Central Lodge # 45; China, Maine. Dark July & August.

First Thursday: Siloam Lodge # 92; Fairfield, Maine. Dark July & August.

Second Monday: Waterville Lodge # 33; Waterville, Maine. Dark July & August.

Second Tuesday: Neguemkeag-Vassalboro Lodge # 54; Vassalboro, Maine. Dark July & August.

Third Tuesday: Messalonskee Lodge # 113; Oakland, Maine. Dark July & August.

Third Wednesday: Unity # 58; Thorndike, Maine. Dark July & August.

Third Thursday: Sebasticook Lodge #146; Clinton, Maine. Dark July & August.