The joint installation of the officers of Golden Rule and Frateraity lodge?, F. and A. M., which was held at Masonic Temple last Thursday evening, was enjoyed by ueveral hundred friends of the membcrs cf these organizations who spent a pleasant evening. The ceremonies of installation were novel and interesting. The programme opened with a selection by the Chequamegons, during which the officers to be installed and those who were to take nart in the ceremonies marched to the front of the hall and were seated. Afcer prayer by Rev. W. S. Btudley and a eelection by a male quartette congisting of Messrs. Wilsey, St. James, Mutechel and Fall, the officers elect were insialled according to the ancient ceremonies of tbe order, Chas. E. Hiscock acting as installing officer and L. C. Goodrich a marshal. The officers installed were as folbws: GOLDEN RULK LODGE, NO. 159. N f Kvpr Worshipful Master. S" fe (nthbert 8enior Warden. JBDavi? ::..... Junior Warden. ri p Fn .- Ireasurer. kiÏÏCl Junior Deacon. E. A. Wiedman, 1 Stewards. E.L. Seyler, I „, Z. Roatb iyler FBATERN1TY LODGE, NO. 262. C B. Paviaon, Worshipful Master. i, ro-i Senior Warden. M v i-noW '■ Junior Warden w: b somthyz::::::::::::..... i"?;G H Pond Secretary. W R Pr'cè Senior Deacon. J.VDowdl'gan,:." Junior Deaeon. C. W. Greenman, 1 Stewards' C. Niethainmer, j _. T.Taylor lylerAfier another selection by the quartette W. G. Doty, Deputy Grand Commander of tbê Grand Comuaandery of Kni?ht8 Templar of Michigan, was introduced to the audience and gave an address upon masonry. He gave those present an insight iato the legends and traditions of masonry, its history in modern times and the object and attainments of the order. The address was a short, concise and scholarly defense of the raasonic institutions and was interesting to the audience. Music and the benediction by Rev. Dr. Studiey concluded the regular f xercisp of the evetiing, but until 12 o'clock the Ciitquamegon8 gave a promenade concert ia the drll-room, much to the pleasiire of the younger guests present, who took the opportunity of mdulging in the "mazy waltz " until the hour íor closing carne.