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At the sack of Louvain the Germans seized 50 men, whom they hound, and told that they were going to he ehot. The firing party had already raised their rifles to take aim, when one cf the 50, _ a Freemason, made one of the Masonic «gnaThe German officer in command of toe squad was himself a Freemason, and recognised a “ brother.” He at once ordered the Freemason to leave the tanka and told him to go away. “ No.” replied the Belgian, “my fellow-citizens are no more guilty than I am. If you are going to kill them I shall not go away, and I shall be killed with them.” Touched by this act of devotion, the officer ordered ifcj Jwa,

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LIVES OF FREEMASONS SPARED, Issue 15662, 28 November 1914

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LIVES OF FREEMASONS SPARED Issue 15662, 28 November 1914

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