Report: Containing the Proceedings of the Annual Session ..., Also Transactions of the Auxiliary and Affiliated Societies, Volume 48

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Page 135 - To him who in the love of Nature holds Communion with her visible forms, she speaks A various language ; for his gayer hours She has a voice of gladness, and a smile And eloquence of beauty, and she glides Into his darker musings, with a mild And healing sympathy, that steals away Their sharpness, ere he is aware.
Page 20 - All school officers elected in pursuance of any general law now in force shall hold their respective offices until their successors are elected and qualified under the provisions of this act. 12. "An act to establish and maintain a system of free schools," approved April 1, 1872; "An act to protect colored children in their rights to attend public schools...
Page 241 - SECTION 7. The treasurer shall have charge of the funds and other property of the Association under regulations fixed by the Council, shall make collections and disbursements, and shall render an annual report; he may be required to give bond; and his accounts shall be audited annually and at such other times as the Council may direct, by a committee of three members of the Association.
Page 22 - ... Addresses. 2. All propositions presented to the Society at any meeting, for action, shall be in writing. A proposition thus presented, when seconded, shall be deemed to be in possession of the Society and open for discussion, but may be withdrawn by the mover at any time before amendment or decision. 3. No member shall speak more than five minutes, nor more than once, upon the same question, until all other members present have had an opportunity to be heard, nor more than twice on any question,...
Page 178 - THE PRESIDENT.— We will now hear the report of the Committee on Resolutions, Dr.
Page 19 - Said society shall hold its annual meeting each year for the transaction of its business at such time as may be fixed by said society, at which meeting, officers shall be elected as follows: A president, vicepresident, secretary, treasurer and librarian, who shall serve one year. The society shall also elect one-half of a board of directors, the full board not to exceed twelve in number, who shall serve two years, except vacancies on the board may be filled for the unexpired term.
Page 296 - In one instance a barn constructed entirely of cottonwood (except shingles) was in excellent condition after 10 years of service. The only fault to be noted was that some of the boards warped. Another barn near Des Moines served its builder for 44 years. The lumber was exclusively cottonwood (except shingles) and the structure had never been painted. The portions protected from the weather showed no deterioration; the exposed wood was weathered to a depth of about one-sixteenth of an inch and the...
Page 181 - For example, the vital energies of our bodies are derived from the food we eat, the water we drink, and the air we breathe ; they therefore existed first under the form of chemical affinities.
Page 19 - He shall make up a full and true report of all money and other property put into his hands for the benefit of the Society, with disbursements and vouchers, annually, and present the same to the Secretary on or before the first day of the meeting in January, and shall be required to give bond in such sum, and with such securities, as the board shall direct, which bond shall be approved by the President and filed with the Secretary. ART. 6. All accounts brought against the Society shall be audited...
Page 241 - Any person may become a member of this Society by paying into its treasury one dollar on admission, and one dollar annually thereafter, during his continuance as a member.

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