Take positions, and I'll call them.The person who answers the questions then raises his left hand perpendicularly over his head, at which time you say: “Washington.” He then drops his arm to a horizontal position and you say: “Jefferson.” He then drops his hand on his left thigh, and you say: “Jackson.” He then raises his left hand to his breast and you say: “Union.” He then joins the thumb and third finger of his left hand; at this time you must also join the thumb and third finger, as he does; then both of your hands meet, and you put your thumb and third finger inside of his and you say: “League.” All this is done in a shorter time than I can tell you. When a member is going into the lodge, the pass. word at the first door is, “Eternal vigilance ;” at the second door, “Is the price of Liberty.” When a member enters the lodge, he salutes the President by holding up his left-hand forefinger. When he leaves the lodge, he holds up his right-hand two forefingers. When a Union League man gets into a fight at night he cries out: “I, I.” If any of the brothers are around and willing to assist him they cry out: “What, what.”
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