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VI. The duties of the Secretary shall be to take minutes of all proceedings of the Association and of the Executive Committee, and enter them in proper books for the purpose. He shall conduct the correspondence of the Association, read minutes and notices of all the meetings, and also papers and communications, if the authors wish it, and perform whatever duties may be required in the Constitution and By-Laws appertaining to his department. He shall be paid a salary, to be fixed by the Executive Committee.
VII. The regular meeting of the Association shall be held on the third Wednesday in October in each year, at such hour and place as shall be designated at the preceding meeting. Special meetings may be held upon the order of the Executive Commit
Notice of every meeting shall be given by the Secretary, in a circular addressed to each member, at least thirty days before the time of meeting. Fifteen members shall constitute a quorum of any meeting.
ORDER OF BUSINESS. (1.) VIII. At the regular meeting of the Association the order of business shall be :
1. The reading of the minutes of the last meeting. 2. The address of the President.
3. The report of the Executive Committee on the management of the Association during the previous year.
4. The report of the Treasurer.
7. The reading and discussion of papers of which notice has been given to the Secretary, at least thirty days prior to the meeting.
8. General business.
ORDER OF BUSINESS. (2.) IX. At other general meetings of the Association, the order of business shall be the same, except as to the 3d, 4th and 6th clauses.
X. The Secretary shall send notices to all members of the Association, at least thirty days before each meeting, mentioning the papers to be read and any special business to be brought before the meeting.
XI. The Executive Committee shall meet one hour before each meeting of the Association ; and on other occasions when the President shall deem it necessary, upon such reasonable notice specifying the business to be attended to as the Committee shall, by vote, determine.
XII. All votes, except as herein otherwise provided, shall be viva voce ; and, in case of a tie, the presiding officer may vote.
XIII. Any member, with the concurrence of the presiding officer, may admit a friend to each meeting of the Association ; but such person shall not take any part in the discussion, unless permitted by the meeting.
READING OF PAPERS.
XIV. All papers read at the meetings of the Association must relate to matters connected with the objects of the Association, and must be approved by the Executive Committee before being read, unless notice of the same shall have been previously given to the Secretary, as herein before provided.
PAPERS, DRAWINGS AND MODELS. XV. All papers, drawings and models submitted to the meeting of the Association shall remain the property of the owners; subject, however, to be retained by the Executive Committee for examination and use, but at the owner's risk.
XVI. Members shall pay an admission fee of twenty-five dollars and annual dues of twenty-five dollars, payable in advance. The Executive Committee shall have no power to expend, for any purpose whatever, an amount exceeding that received, as herein- D before provided for. It shall be the duty of the members to make ! such returns to the Secretary as shall be required by the Execu- ged tive Committee.
XVII. No member whose annual payment shall be in arrears shall be entitled to vote.
XVIII. Any member may retire from membership by giving written notice to that effect to the Secretary, and the payment of all annual dues to that date ; but shall remain a member, and liable to the payment of annual dues till such payments are made, except as hereinafter provided.
XIX. A member may be expelled from the Association by ballot of two-thirds of the members voting at any regular meeting of the Association, upon the written recommendation of the Executive Committee.
RULES OF ORDER.
XX. All rules not provided for in these By-Laws shall be those found in Cushing's Manual.
XXI. All propositions for adding to or altering any of these By-Laws shall be laid before the Executive Committee, which shall bring them before the next regular meeting of the Association, if it shall think fit; and it shall be the duty of the Committee to do so, on the request, in writing, of any five members of the Association.
COPIES OF CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS.
XXII. Each member of the Association shall be furnished by the Secretary with a copy of the Constitution and By-Laws of the Association, and also a list of the names and residences of the members.
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