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This Authorized Statement must be read before filling out the Petition.
INFORMATION FOR APPLICANT
The question of becoming a Freemason is a matter for very serious consideration and since you have expressed desire to be a member, we deem it advisable that you should be informed on certain points which may affect your decision to apply. In all ages Freemasonry has insisted that men should come to its doors unsolicited and entirely of their own free will and accord. Moreover, those joining in the hope of selfish personal gain will be bitterly disappointed. Freemasonry has for its foundation the great basic principles of the Fatherhood of God and the Brotherhood of Man. No Atheist can be made a Mason.
Freemasonry is not in any way an insurance Society nor does it provide benefits in case of sickness or death. In a correct and broad sense it is a charitable association, but it only extends such charity as it feels willing and able...