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Volume

Issue

Date

Quarter

Category

Article Name

Page Number (original)

1

1

1981

1

 

Editorial Comment

2

 

 

 

 

 

Symbolism of the Apron

2

 

 

 

 

 

On Learning the Ritual

3

 

 

 

 

 

The Ancient Landmarks

4

 

 

 

 

 

Jacob's Ladder

5

 

 

 

 

 

Benevolence

7

 

 

 

 

 

Blood Donors

8

 

 

 

 

Speaker's Corner

 

8

 

 

 

 

Personal

 

9

 

 

 

 

Questions and Answers

 

10

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Freemason's Guide and Compendium

10

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Plain Tales From the Hills

10

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Beyond the Pillars

11

 

 

 

 

Book Review

"Let There Be Light"

11

1

2

1981

2

 

Editorial Comment

2

 

 

 

 

 

Roman Catholicism and Freemasonry

2

 

 

 

 

 

Roman Catholicism and Freemasonry: Italy and France

4

 

 

 

 

 

Roman Catholicism and Freemasonry: Mexico

4

 

 

 

 

 

Roman Catholicism and Freemasonry: England

4

 

 

 

 

 

Roman Catholicism and Freemasonry: United States

5

 

 

 

 

 

Roman Catholicism and Freemasonry: Quebec

5

 

 

 

 

 

Roman Catholicism and Freemasonry: In Our Own Jurisdiction

6

 

 

 

 

 

The Doric Column

7

 

 

 

 

Speaker's Corner

 

8

 

 

 

 

 

Standing Up To Speechmaking - Part 1

9

 

 

 

 

Questions and Answers

 

10

 

 

 

 

Personal

 

12

 

 

 

 

 

Horizons for the 1980's

13

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Loyalist Spy

13

 

 

 

 

Book Review

The Pocket History of Freemasonry

13

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Masonic Harvest

14

 

 

 

 

Book Review

What Masonry Means

14

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Short Talks on Masonry

14

1

3

1981

3

 

Editorial Comment

2

 

 

 

 

 

The Winding Stairs

2

 

 

 

 

 

They Came To The Head of the Lake

3

 

 

 

 

 

A Masonic Ball

6

 

 

 

 

 

Kerr Lodge No. 230

7

 

 

 

 

 

To Try His Jewel

8

 

 

 

 

 

A Masonic Workshop

8

 

 

 

 

Personal

 

10

 

 

 

 

Speaker's Corner

 

11

 

 

 

 

 

Standing up To Speechmaking - Part 2

11

 

 

 

 

Questions and Answers

 

13

 

 

 

 

Book Review

One Hundred and One Questions About Masonry

15

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Jurisprudence of Freemasonry

15

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Why This Confusion in the Temple?

15

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Masonic Speech Making

15

1

4

1982

1

 

Editorial Comment

2

 

 

 

 

 

The Square and Compasses

2

 

 

 

 

 

Free Will and Accord

3

 

 

 

 

 

Wisdom

4

 

 

 

 

 

Universal Freemasonry

5

 

 

 

 

 

The New Freedom

7

 

 

 

 

 

The Five Noble Orders

8

 

 

 

 

 

A Convenient Room Adjoining the Lodge

9

 

 

 

 

Personal

 

10

 

 

 

 

Speaker's Corner

 

11

 

 

 

 

 

Standing up To Speechmaking - Part 3

11

 

 

 

 

Questions and Answers

 

13

 

 

 

 

Book Review

What? When? Where? Why? In Freemasonry

14

 

 

 

 

Book Review

The Yellow Briar

14

 

 

 

 

Book Review

The Clergy and the Craft

15

1

5

1982

2

 

Editorial Comment

2

 

 

 

 

 

The Gloves

2

 

 

 

 

 

Defining Masonry

3

 

 

 

 

 

Domizio Torrigiani

4

 

 

 

 

 

The Ionic Column

5

 

 

 

 

 

Let There be Light

5

 

 

 

 

 

Visit of R.W. Bro. H.R.H. The Duke of Connaught

7

 

 

 

 

 

The Episode at Beaver Dam

8

 

 

 

 

 

Standing up To Speechmaking - Part 4

13

 

 

 

 

Personal

 

14

 

 

 

 

Questions and Answers

 

14

 

 

 

 

Book Review

The Medieval Mason

16

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Freemasonry: It's Hidden Meaning

16

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Designs Upon the Trestleboard

16

2

1

1982

3

 

Editorial Comment

2

 

 

 

 

 

Hiram Abif

3

 

 

 

 

 

United Lodge No. 29, Brighton

4

 

 

 

 

 

Declaration of Independence

5

 

 

 

 

 

Observations on Lodge Attendance

7

 

 

 

 

 

The Corinthian Column

9

 

 

 

 

 

Hand To Hand Masonry

10

 

 

 

 

 

Four Tassels

10

 

 

 

 

 

Masters and Wardens

12

 

 

 

 

 

Freemasonry in the Holy Land

13

 

 

 

 

Personal

 

14

 

 

 

 

Speaker's Corner

 

14

 

 

 

 

Questions and Answers

 

15

 

 

 

 

Book Review

The Builders Laid The Foundation

16

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Jarvis Street: A Story of Triumph and Tragedy

16

 

 

 

 

Book Review

The Bible as History

17

2

2

1982

4

 

Editorial Comment

2

 

 

 

 

 

The Union of the Two Grand Lodges

2

 

 

 

 

 

Comment on The Five Noble Orders

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grand Representatives

4

 

 

 

 

 

Even The Heavens

6

 

 

 

 

 

The Northeast Angle

7

 

 

 

 

 

Masonic Life of M.W. Bro. Daniel Spry

9

 

 

 

 

 

The Stewards

10

 

 

 

 

 

The Usages and Customs of the Egyptian Philosophers

10

 

 

 

 

 

The Lesser Lights

11

 

 

 

 

 

Obligation

12

 

 

 

 

Speaker's Corner

 

13

 

 

 

 

Personal

 

13

 

 

 

 

Questions and Answers

 

14

 

 

 

 

Book Review

The Landmarks of Freemasonry

15

 

 

 

 

Book Review

A Short History of English Freemasonry

16

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Introduction To Freemasonry: Entered Apprentice, Fellowcraft, Master Mason

16

2

3

1983

1

 

Justice

3

 

 

 

 

 

The Common Gavel

4

 

 

 

 

 

The Ashlar

5

 

 

 

 

 

The Golden Fleece

6

 

 

 

 

 

Comment on the Four Tassels

7

 

 

 

 

 

King Solomon's Temple

7

 

 

 

 

 

The Seven Liberal Arts and Sciences

8

 

 

 

 

 

Board of Trial

10

 

 

 

 

 

The Roman Eagle

11

 

 

 

 

Personal

 

11

 

 

 

 

 

Constitutional Amendments

12

 

 

 

 

Speaker's Corner

 

13

 

 

 

 

Questions and Answers

 

14

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Wither Are They Travelling?

17

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Old Tiler Talks

17

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Masonic Lodge Methods

18

 

 

 

 

Book Review

The Worshipful Master

18

2

4

1983

2

 

Editorial Comment

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

3

 

 

 

 

 

Pronunciation and Meaning

4

 

 

 

 

 

Committee of Inquiry

4

 

 

 

 

 

The Link Between Lodge and Member

6

 

 

 

 

 

Comments on the Constitution

7

 

 

 

 

 

Lorne Lodge No. 375

8

 

 

 

 

 

Charity

9

 

 

 

 

 

The Cabletow

10

 

 

 

 

 

Osiris

12

 

 

 

 

Personal

 

13

 

 

 

 

Questions and Answers

 

14

 

 

 

 

Book Review

The Unlocked Secret: Freemasonry Explained

16

 

 

 

 

Book Review

5-15 Minute Talks

17

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Joseph Brant: A Man for His People

17

 

 

 

 

Book Review

"Thomas Dunckerley"

17

3

1

1983

3

 

Editorial Comment

2

 

 

 

 

 

Labour

3

 

 

 

 

 

Duties of Sponsors

4

 

 

 

 

 

Das Vergissmeinnicht - The Forget-Me-Not

5

 

 

 

 

 

A Mason: A Man of Principle

6

 

 

 

 

 

The Altar

7

 

 

 

 

 

The Tracing Board

8

 

 

 

 

 

Pythagoras

9

 

 

 

 

 

Quality vs. Quantity

10

 

 

 

 

 

"__Await The Return__"

11

 

 

 

 

 

The Square

12

 

 

 

 

Speaker's Corner

 

14

 

 

 

 

Questions and Answers

 

15

 

 

 

 

Book Review

These Were Brethren: 24 Masonic Short Stories

18

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Stalwart Builders

18

 

 

 

 

Book Review

The Paper Tyrant

19

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Rudyard Kipling

19

3

2

1983

4

 

Editorial Comment

4

 

 

 

 

 

One Hundred Years

5

 

 

 

 

 

The Title of Grand Lodge

6

 

 

 

 

 

Ask! Seek! Knock!

8

 

 

 

 

 

The General Charge

8

 

 

 

 

 

Guilds

10

 

 

 

 

 

Buddhism

11

 

 

 

 

 

Investigations - Part 1

12

 

 

 

 

 

Masonry and Morality

14

 

 

 

 

 

Joseph Brant

15

 

 

 

 

Personal

 

17

 

 

 

 

Speaker's Corner

 

18

 

 

 

 

Questions and Answers

 

18

 

 

 

 

Book Review

What Is Freemasonry?

20

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Freemasonry Through Six Centuries

20

 

 

 

 

Book Review

The Buddhist Tradition

20

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Northwest To The Sea

21

3

3

1984

1

 

Editorial Comment

3

 

 

 

 

 

A Fit and Proper Person

4

 

 

 

 

 

Hinduism

5

 

 

 

 

 

Masonry's Future: With or Without  Light?

6

 

 

 

 

 

Investigations - Part 2

7

 

 

 

 

 

Our Duty To The New Mason: Step By Step

9

 

 

 

 

 

Roman Catholicism and Masonry

11

 

 

 

 

 

Burford Lodge No. 106

12

 

 

 

 

 

Whose Lodge Are You a Member Of?

13

 

 

 

 

 

Leading A Seminar

14

 

 

 

 

Speaker's Corner

 

16

 

 

 

 

Questions and Answers

 

18

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Famous Indians

20

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Mohawk: The Life of Joseph Brant

20

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Mistress Molly: The Brown Lady: A Portrait of Molly Brant

20

3

4

1984

2

 

Editorial Comment

2

 

 

 

 

 

What Is Freemasonry?

3

 

 

 

 

 

Initiation

4

 

 

 

 

 

Cable Tow

5

 

 

 

 

 

Pythagoras - Philosopher

6

 

 

 

 

 

Instruction of New Members

7

 

 

 

 

 

The Two Great Pillars

10

 

 

 

 

 

Origin and Symbols

11

 

 

 

 

 

The Grand Steward

13

 

 

 

 

 

The Entered Apprentice

14

 

 

 

 

Speaker's Corner

 

16

 

 

 

 

Personal

 

17

 

 

 

 

Questions and Answers

 

17

 

 

 

 

Book Review

The Builders

19

 

 

 

 

Book Review

More About Masonry

19

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Emulation: A Ritual To Remember

19

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Bishop In Honan

20

4

1

1984

3

 

Editorial Comment

2

 

 

 

 

 

The Porchway Pillars of King Solomon's Temple

3

 

 

 

 

 

Manito Lodge 1857-1983

3

 

 

 

 

 

Remember Thy Creator

4

 

 

 

 

 

The Ashlars

6

 

 

 

 

 

A Restored Meeting Place

7

 

 

 

 

 

Old Time Punishments

9

 

 

 

 

 

A Little Scrap of Paper

9

 

 

 

 

 

The Essenes

10

 

 

 

 

 

Universality in Freemasonry

11

 

 

 

 

 

The Warden's Columns

12

 

 

 

 

 

This Business of Living

13

 

 

 

 

Personal

 

15

 

 

 

 

Questions and Answers

 

16

 

 

 

 

Book Review

The Men's House

19

 

 

 

 

Book Review

First Grand Master

19

 

 

 

 

Book Review

A Slice of Canada

19

4

2

1984

3

 

Editorial Comment

2

 

 

 

 

 

Pequonga Lodge No. 414

3

 

 

 

 

 

Our Duty To The Candidate

5

 

 

 

 

 

The Master Craftsman

6

 

 

 

 

 

Elias Ashmole

7

 

 

 

 

 

The Constitution

8

 

 

 

 

 

Masonic Charity

10

 

 

 

 

 

The Ceremony of Installation

10

 

 

 

 

 

The Twenty-Four Inch Gauge

14

 

 

 

 

 

The Mosaic Pavement

15

 

 

 

 

Personal

 

16

 

 

 

 

Questions and Answers

 

17

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Little Masonic Library

19

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Mozart and the Masons

20

4

3

1985

1

 

Editorial Comment

2

 

 

 

 

 

The Lodge of Promulgation

2

 

 

 

 

 

Euclid

3

 

 

 

 

 

Membership Contact System

4

 

 

 

 

 

Repaying The Debt

5

 

 

 

 

 

Ahiman Rezon

6

 

 

 

 

 

The Skirrett

7

 

 

 

 

 

M.W. Bro. Daniel Spry

8

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Burns

10

 

 

 

 

 

A Chaplain in Liverpool

11

 

 

 

 

 

The Game of Life

12

 

 

 

 

 

Hiram, King of Tyre

13

 

 

 

 

Subscriber Comment

 

15

 

 

 

 

Questions and Answers

 

15

 

 

 

 

Book Review

A Treasury of Masonic Thought

18

 

 

 

 

Book Review

The Master's Book

18

 

 

 

 

Book Review

John Walden Meyers: Loyalist Spy

18

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Freemason's Hall: The Home and Heritage of the Craft

19

4

4

1985

2

 

Editorial Comment

2

 

 

 

 

 

The Contribution of American Freemasonry To The Development of the Craft in Ontario

2

 

 

 

 

 

Lodge of Reconciliation

6

 

 

 

 

 

Corner Stone Laying

7

 

 

 

 

 

The Correspondence Course

8

 

 

 

 

 

Lodge Secretary

9

 

 

 

 

 

The Throne of Solomon

9

 

 

 

 

 

Image and Our Image

10

 

 

 

 

 

Duly Constituted

11

 

 

 

 

 

Annual Seminars

12

 

 

 

 

 

Taking Stock

13

 

 

 

 

 

The Masonic Service Guild of Toronto

14

 

 

 

 

Questions and Answers

 

15

 

 

 

 

Book Review

The Perfect Ashlar and other Masonic Symbols

18

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Facts For Freemasons

18

5

1

1985

3

 

Editorial Comment

2

 

 

 

 

 

The Common Gavel

4

 

 

 

 

 

Harmony

5

 

 

 

 

 

Lodge Meetings

6

 

 

 

 

 

Ecclestiastes

13

 

 

 

 

 

Committee of Inquiry

14

 

 

 

 

 

A Grand Lodge Certificate

15

 

 

 

 

 

Allegory

18

 

 

 

 

 

The Spry Lodge

19

 

 

 

 

 

To The Initiate

20

 

 

 

 

Questions and Answers

 

22

 

 

 

 

Book Review

A Commentary on the Freemasonic Ritual

23

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Ahiman Rezon: or A Help To A Brother

23

 

 

 

 

Book Review

The Freemason At Work

23

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Jarvis Street: A Story of Triumph and Tragedy

24

5

2

1985

4

 

Editorial Comment

2

 

 

 

 

 

The Wanderings of an Old Military Lodge

2

 

 

 

 

 

The Prestonian Lectures

4

 

 

 

 

 

Book of Constitution

5

 

 

 

 

 

William Mercer Wilson

6

 

 

 

 

 

Unanimous Consent

11

 

 

 

 

 

Masonic Tools Prior to the Union

11

 

 

 

 

 

On Masonic Visiting

15

 

 

 

 

 

Balloting for Applicants

17

 

 

 

 

Questions and Answers

 

18

 

 

 

 

Book Review

The Collected Prestonian Lectures

21

 

 

 

 

Book Review

The Men's House

22

 

 

 

 

Book Review

The Early French Exposures

22

5

3

1986

1

 

Editorial Comment

2

 

 

 

 

 

Morals of Today

2

 

 

 

 

 

Tyler's Oath

3

 

 

 

 

 

Defenders Lodge, Ottawa

3

 

 

 

 

 

In The Presence Of

7

 

 

 

 

 

The Ornaments

8

 

 

 

 

 

Jepthah's Vow

9

 

 

 

 

 

The Study of History

10

 

 

 

 

 

Concerning  God and Religion

11

 

 

 

 

 

Niagara No. 2

12

 

 

 

 

 

An Introduction to the First Step

13

 

 

 

 

 

The Deacon's Jewel

15

 

 

 

 

 

A Masonic Letter

16

 

 

 

 

Personal

 

18

 

 

 

 

Questions and Answers

 

19

 

 

 

 

Book Review

The Master's Book

21

 

 

 

 

Book Review

A Treasury of Masonic Thought

21

 

 

 

 

Book Review

The Laird of Dunburn

21

5

4

1986

2

 

Editorial Comment

2

 

 

 

 

 

Joseph Hayden

3

 

 

 

 

 

Further Comment on Jepthah's Vow

3

 

 

 

 

 

Ecclesiastes

4

 

 

 

 

 

Fabric Roll

6

 

 

 

 

 

The Worshipful Master's Collar

7

 

 

 

 

 

"Masonry and Music"

8

 

 

 

 

 

The Tracing Board

10

 

 

 

 

 

Anger of the Lord

11

 

 

 

 

 

The Lodge of Aitchison's Haven

12

 

 

 

 

 

An Give Them Proper Instruction

13

 

 

 

 

Personal

 

16

 

 

 

 

Questions and Answers

 

17

 

 

 

 

Book Review

A Foundling At Varsity

20

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Jurisprudence of Freemasonry

20

 

 

 

 

Book Review

The History of Freemasonry in Canada

20

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Tied To Masonic Apron Strings

21

 

 

 

 

Book Review

The Craft and Its Symbols

 

 

 

 

 

Book Review

First Grand Master

21

 

 

 

 

Book Review

The Old Gothic Constitutions

22

6

1

1986

2

 

Editorial Comment

2

 

 

 

 

 

Hiram, King of Tyre

3

 

 

 

 

 

Tools of the second Degree

4

 

 

 

 

 

Seven Star Lodge No. 285

5

 

 

 

 

 

Developments in Education

5

 

 

 

 

 

Lesser Lights

7

 

 

 

 

 

The Grand Lodge South of the River Trent

10

 

 

 

 

 

Symbols of the First Degree

11

 

 

 

 

 

The Ancient Mysteries

14

 

 

 

 

 

Lock Up Our Secrets

15

 

 

 

 

 

The Queen of Sheba

16

 

 

 

 

Personal

 

17

 

 

 

 

Questions and Answers

 

17

 

 

 

 

Book Review

The Craft

18

 

 

 

 

Book Review

Illustrations of Freemasonry

18

6

2

1986

3

 

Editorial Comment

1

 

 

 

 

 

The Master's Gavel

3

 

 

 

 

 

The Newly Raised Master Among Masons

3

 

 

 

 

 

Masonic Charity in Our Contemporary Society

8

 

 

 

 

 

The Tyler

12

 

 

 

 

 

The Apathetic Mason

12

 

 

 

 

 

Symbols and Allegories of the Second degree

15