The Masonic fraternity of Ann Arbor had a big time Friday evening, the occasion being the conferring of the third degree upon Rev. H. Tatlock and Prof. H. N. Chute by fraternity lodge. Invitations had been sent to a number of the masons of this vicinity and 250 or more responded. The work was done in an appreciative and impressivemanner, the candidates as well as the audience enjoying the fine ritual. At the conclusión of the work an adjournment was taken to the large drill hall where covers were spread :or the party and an excellent banquet was served under the supervisión of H. G. Prettyman. Guests were present from Detroit, Ypsianti and a number of places in this vicinity. Following the banquet the guests were regaled with excellent remarks n response to toasts proposed by L. D. Wines, who presided at the lead of the table. He first called upon W. G. Doty, who gave a splendid discourse on " Masonic Brotherhood." The next speaker was Chas. E. Hiscock, who in response to the set toast on "Membership" gave a good talk on the advantages and duties which this subect includes. Rev. HenryTatlock, as one of the candidates, spoke on "Impressions" and gave a bright, witty version of "how thing struck lim." Dr. V. C. Vaughan on "Medical Masony" toldseveral good stories and related incidents of his masonic experiences. Prof. H. N. Chute, the second of the candidates, responded to "The Plumb, Square and Level," and a most enjoyable evening concluded with "A Talk" by A. J. Sawyer in his happiest vein.