LABOR: Masons

The tiled door of a Manhattan auditorium closed secretively last week. Behind it 2,000 men, many of them foreigners, performed a mystic ceremony.

After partaking in the ceremony, representatives from England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, Mexico, Rumania, and Jugoslavia went on a sight-seeing trip to avoid hearing a judge from Palmyra, N. Y. read for three hours from a list of amendments to the order's constitution. One amendment was a prohibition of smoking during the mystic rites.

Occasion for this and other similar meetings in New York last week was the 150th anniversary of...

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