An interesting quote from 1907-08 GL Ohio Grand Communications from MWB Horace Irvin
“Number of members August 31, 1907: 68,679
The net gain is 3,574. This is next to the largest gain, 1903 still being the banner year.
By comparison with previous years this seems to be but little more than a normal increase. I can not avoid this feeling, however, that some of our Lodges measure prosperity more by the number of admissions than by the quality of them. Continue Reading