1948-01-23 Page 10
Orange Lodge Reorganizes
(By Herald Correspondent)
WETASKIWIN, Jan. 23-- With a large number of visiting members present, the Loyal Orange Lodge in Wetaskiwin was re-organized at a meeting Tuesday evening. Forrest Plowman, of Red Deer, deputy grand master of the provincial grand lodge of Alberta was in charge and the officers were installed by Robt. Jones of Red Deer, past grand master.
Other provincial grand lodge officers present were: Alfred Chesterman, of Eckville, junior deputy grand master; Rev. S. J. Bell of Wetaskiwin, grand chaplin; George McChestney, of Red Deer, grand lecturer; W. J. Grasby of Red Deer, grand marshal; and R. Haynes of Wetaskiwin, grand treasurer. Visitors were present from three lodges in Edmonton, as well as from Camrose and Red Deer.
The following officers were elected: worshipful master, R. Haynes; deputy master, W. Ketchin; chaplain, Rev. S. J. Bell; recording secretary, F. Thorne; financial secretary, B. R. Burland; treasurer, S. J. Griffith; marshal, M. Belsham; lecturer, H. J. Smith; deputy lecturer, W. D. Campbell; tyler, W. McElroy; committee-- B. Burland, R. Shaw, S. J. Griffith, M. Belsham, W. Nagel; auditors-- W. Nagel and R. Haynes.
Extracted by J. Kynman 2015-09-10