Medinah Shriners’ Meeting Places
Other Buildings Associated with Medinah Shriners
 The City of Chicago made sense of the seemingly chaotic street numbering system in 1909 (outside of the central business district) and 1911 (within the central business district). Under the new system, all street numbers are followed by a cardinal directional indicator indicating the address number’s relation to the city’s grid “zero point” at the intersection of Madison and State Streets. The north side of latitudinal streets and the west side of longitudinal streets bear even numbers; odd numbers are used on the south and east sides of streets. See Plan of Re-Numbering City of Chicago: A Complete Table Showing New and Old Numbers affected by an ordinance passed by the City Council of the City of Chicago June 22, 1908, and as Amended by an Ordinance Passed June 21, 1909, Chicago: The Chicago Directory Company (1909), available at http://www.chicagohs.org/research/onlinesearch/resolveuid/855f21596b0175d1ee2201daba1d54e8, and an unidentified document of the Chicago History Museum (f/k/a The Chicago Historical Society), available at http://www.chicagohs.org/research/onlinesearch/resolveuid/fb72dc57a36024237e6c0683c851804c
 Medinah Shriners: “History of Medinah Temple’s Meeting Places,” http://www.medinah.org/history.pdf, citing Donald C. McClurg, 100 Years of Love, 1883-1983: A Centennial Commemorative, Chicago: Medinah Temple, A.A.O.N.M.S. (1984), 5-7. See also Thomas Hutchinson, The Lakeside Annual Directory of the City of Chicago, 1882, Embracing a Complete General and Business Directory, Miscellaneous Information and Street Guide, Chicago: The Chicago Directory Company (1882), at 621, which reads, "HURLBUT V. L. physician 3, 47 Monroe, hours 8 to 9 a.m. and 2 to 4 p.m."
 McClurg,supra, at 3-5.
 Albert Gallatin Mackey, The History of Freemasonry, With Symbols of Freemasonry and the History of the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, by William R. Singleton (1898), [pages not indicated online], http://www.freemasons-freemasonry.com/mackeysr02.html
 McClurg, supra, 3.
 Albert F. Schoch, et al., History of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of the State of Illinois, Vol. II, Part 1, Chicago: Grand Commandery (1908), at 93, et seq.
 John Byron Hurlburt, Hurlbut-Hurlburt Genealogy, “Vincent Lumbard HURLBUT,” http://www.hurlbut.info/html/d0029/g0000004.htm#I12018
 McClurg, supra, 5.
 Hurlburt, supra. “Horatio Nelson Hurlbut, b: 1806 – Batavia, NY” http://hurlbut.info/ght/gp1580.htm, citing Henry Higgins Hurlbut, Hurlbut Genealogy, New York: Joel Munsell’s Sons Company (1888).
 McClurg, supra, 5. [note, McClurg erroneously shows “light cavalry.” A battery is an artillery formation, whereas a troop is a cavalry formation (or, since the 1920s, an armour formation). Much has been written about Chicago’s 1st Illinois Light Artillery Regiment to include mentions of Tobey (see also note previous). Battery D was frequently informally referred to as “McAllister’s Battery”; the regiment was frequently informally referred to as “Chicago Light Artillery”; the regiment, like most, was renumbered when federalized for the First World War, becoming the 149th Field Artillery”. See, e.g., U.S. Library of Congress “Photographs from the Chicago Daily News, 1902-1933,” http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/S?ammem/cdn:@field(SUBJ+@band(149th+Field+Artillery+)].
 Hutchinson, supra, at 43, which reads: "Battery D, First Artillery. Armory, Michigan av. north of the Exposition Bldg. Major, E. P. Tobey; First Lieutenant, F. S. Allen; Senior Second Lieutenant, Stephen Athy; Junior Second Lieutenant, Alfred Russell."
 McClurg, supra, 4-5. See also "Shriners in Midnight Ceremony," Sunday (Chicago) Record-Herald, Oct. 22, 1911, Part 5.
 “History of Medinah Temple’s Meeting Places,” supra, citing McClurg, at 6-7. See also Oriental Hall address per J. B. McClure, Stories and Sketches of Chicago: An Interesting, Entertaining and Instructive Sketch History of the Wonderful "City by the Sea", Chicago: Rhodes and McClure (1880) at 192; and Chicago Directory of Lodges and Benevolent Societies For the Year 1883, Chicago: C. F. Lichtner & Bro., (1883), at 4.
 “History of Medinah Temple’s Meeting Places,” supra, citing McClurg, 6.
 “History of Medinah Temple’s Meeting Places,” supra, citing McClurg, 7.
 McClurg, supra, at 7, citing Chicago Record-Herald, October 22, 1911.
 J. Carson Webster, “Richardson’s American Express Building,” The Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Vol. 9, No. 1/2, (March-May 1950), 22. See also "New Building of the American Merchants Union Express Company", The Land Owner, Vol. 4, No. 11, Chicago: J. M. Wing & Co. (Nov. 1872), 186, 197. See also "A Great Commercial Edifice. New Building of the American Express Company. The Home of the Chicago Knights Templar. The Largest and Grandest Masonic Lodges in the World," The Land Owner, Vol. 6, No. 4 (Apr. 1874), 54, 57.
 “History of Medinah Temple’s Meeting Places,” supra, citing McClurg, 7-10.
 Roster of Apollo Commandery No. 1, Knights Templar, Chicago: H.B. Tiffany & Co. (1908), 1.
 Webster, supra, 21.
 Webster, supra, 22, 24.
 George Warvelle, LL.D., 33°, History of Scottish Rite Masonry in Chicago From its Introduction Until the Semi-Centennial anniversary in the Year 1907, Chicago: Rogers & Smith Co. (1907), 30-31.
 Alphonse Cerza, 33°, A History of the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite in Illinois, 1846-1965, Bloomington, Illinois: Illinois Council of Deliberation (1966), 59.
 Mark A. Tabbert, American Freemasons: Three Centuries of Building Communities, Lexington, Massachusetts: National Heritage Museum (2005), 145-146.
 Webster, supra, at 23, 24 at Note 11, citing Chicago Tribune, June 7, 1930, p. 30, and the Chicago Daily News, June 7, 1930, p. 3. See also "A Great Commercial Edifice," supra, at 54.
 Portions of Wells Street were so dominated by houses of ill-repute that the Chicago City Council changed its name to 5th Avenue so as to not disgrace the memory of Captain William H. Wells, hero of the Fort Dearborn massacre, and for whom the street had been named. See Emmett Dedmon, Fabulous Chicago, New York: Random House (1953), 31-32.
 “History of Medinah Temple’s Meeting Places,” supra, citing McClurg, 10.
 Sam Loiacono & Harry Strouse, eds., Scottish Rite Cathedral Tour, Valley of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois: Scottish Rite Valley of Chicago (2003), 1.
 Cerza, supra, 65-66.
 Loiacono, supra, 1.
 “History of Medinah Temple’s Meeting Places,” supra, citing McClurg 12.
 Electronic Encyclopedia of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois: Chicago Historical Society (n/k/a Chicago History Museum), at http://www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/pages/178.html
 “History of Medinah Temple’s Meeting Places,” supra, citing McClurg 19.
 Loiacono, supra, 25.
 American Guild of Organists, The American Organist Magazine, date unknown, “Scottish Rite Cathedral, North Dearborn and West Walton Streets, Chicago, Illinois”, http://www.westsuburbanshrineclub.org/dearborn-organ.pdf
 “History of Medinah Temple’s Meeting Places,” supra, citing McClurg 18-19.
 Id., citing McClurg at 15. See also Chicago Area Theater Organ Enthusiasts, VOX 2 CATOE, “Farewell to the Medinah Temple Historic Austin Pipe Organ”, October-December 2000, 2.
 “History of Medinah Temple’s Meeting Places,” supra, citing McClurg 31.
 “History of Medinah Temple’s Meeting Places,” supra, citing McClurg 104.
 Id., citing McClurg 51.
 “History of Medinah Temple’s Meeting Places,” supra.
 “Members Approve New Building,” Medinah Review, Fall/Winter 2004/05, 10.
 Caldwell, Don, “’Editorial’ Statue Unveiled: Project of First Lady Florence Smith”, Medinah Review, October-November 2005, 13.
 McClurg,supra, 38-40.
 Id. 38-39.
 Past Imperial Potentate William B. Melish, The History of the Imperial Council, Ancient Arabic Order, Nobles of the Mystic Shrine For North America, 2nd ed., 1872-1921 (Cincinnati: The Abingdon Press, 1921), 237-238. See also Fred van Deventer, Parade to Glory: The Story of the Shriners and Their Hospitals for Crippled Children (New York: William Morrow and Company, 1959), 97-100, 109, 180-182, 186, 190. See also J. Ed. Hart, “...Unto the Least of These”: A Story of the Shriners’ Hospitals for Crippled Children (Greenville, South Carolina: The Board of Governors and the Staff of the Greenville, South Carolina Unit, Shiners’ Hospitals for Crippled Children, 1948), 20. See also W. O. Saunders, “Let’s Stop Blowing Bubbles,” Collier’s Weekly, 13 Sept. 1924; reprinted at The Builder, vol. X, No. 10. See also Noble Forrest Adair (Yaarab Shriners, Atlanta, Georgia), “The Bubbles Speech” (argument presented at the annual meeting of the Imperial Council of the Ancient Arabic Order, Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, in Portland, Oregon on 22 June 1920), reprinted in Hart, supra, 20-24.
 McClurg, supra, 28.
 “A Proud Tradition of Service,” Shriners Hospitals for Children. http://www.shrinershq.org/Hospitals/Chicago/History/Default.aspx
 McClurg, supra, at 73. Also “Proud Tradition of Service,” supra.
 Fred van Deventer, Parade to Glory: The Story of the Shriners and Their Hospitals for Crippled Children, New York: William Morrow and Company (1959), 191, 204. See also “Proud Tradition of Service,” supra.
 John R. Schmidt, “William E. Dever (1923-1927): A Chicago Political Fable,” The Mayors: The Chicago Political Tradition, Rev. Ed., Paul M. Green & Melvin G. Holli (eds.). Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press (1995), 82-98. Also “Proud Tradition of Service,” supra.
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