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1909.
Brasted, Charles M., Hornell, Jan. 1,

1909.
Brayman, Eugene E., Livingstonville.
Bull, William T., N. Y. City, Feb. 22,

1909.
Caldwell, M. S., Far Rockaway, July

6, 1909.

Campbell, Peter J., Utica, Aug. 10,

1909.
Chadbourne, Edwin R., Pasadena,

Cal., Jan. 10, 1909.
Chittenden, Joseph H., Binghamton,

April 14, 1909.
Crispell, Charles W., Kingston, Aug.

30, 1909.
Corcoran, Walter J., Brooklyn, Nov.

7, 1908.

Curry, Albert M., Brooklyn, July 26,

1909.
Dambach, John, Buffalo, Sept 15, 1909.
Dower, Andrew J., Brooklyn, July 10,

1909.
Dwyer, Thomas B., Syracuse, Jan. 1,

1909.
Elsbein, David C, Buffalo, Dec. 23,

1908.
Ellenwood, Albert G., Attica, March

26, 1909.
Feigenblatt, Louis, N. Y. City, May

13. 1909.



Fowler, Chauncey B. , Brooklyn, Oct.

30, 1908.
Fowler, Joseph, Buffalo, Dec. 17, 1908.
Fulton, Cyrus, Lyons, March 22, 1909.
Garrigan, Gerald, N. Y. City, July 4,

1909.
Getty, Andrew H., Athens, Jan. 14,

1909.
Gillette, Walter R., N. Y. City, Nov.

7, 1908.
Gluck, Samuel, N. Y. City, Dec. 17,

1908.
Goodman, Henry L., N. Y. City, Jan.

14, 1909.
Greene, Robert W., Geneseo, Oct. 5,

1908.
Hagey, Jacob M., Mt. Morris, Aug. 3,

1909.
Hamburg, Eugene F., Rochester, Feb.

7, 1909.
Hayres, Charles S., Redford, Nov. 24,

1908.
Henry, John P., N. Y. City, Aug. 31,

1909.
Heywood, George, N. Y. City, July 30,

1909.
Holcomb. B. Rush, Whitehall, Dec. 28,

1908.
Holcomb, Oscar A., Plattsburg, July 3,

1909.
Huber, Joseph, N. Y. City, Feb. 21,

1909.
Keenan, Henry C, Brooklyn, June 1,

1909.
Kinkead, John, Poughkeepsie, June,

1909.
King, James S.. Brooklyn, Oct. 9, 1908.
Kinnear, Beverley 0., Clifton Springs,

Oct. 7, 1908.
Krauss, William C, Buffalo, Sept. 21.
Kunker, Frank T., North Chatham,

March 25, 1909.
Lewinthal, David C, N. Y. City, Dec.

14, 1908.
McCosh. Andrew J., N. Y. City, Dec.

2, 1908.
Madden, Frank, N. Y. City, Oct. 3,

1908.



MEDICAL SOCIETIES OF NEW YORK STATE.



669



Maddren, William, Brooklyn, Jan. 7,

1909.
Mauch, Joseph B., N. Y. City, Feb. 2,

1909.
Means, George S., Geneva, June 14,

1909.
Michaelis, Ludwig M., N. Y. City,

March 30, 1909.
Murray, Robert A., N. Y. City, Feb.

27, 1909.
Nicoll, Henry D., N. Y. City, Oct. 26,

19C8.
Parkhill, Clair S., Hornell, July 20,

1909.
Quigley, John J., N. Y. City, Jan. 8,

1909.
Rich, Elton S., Kennedy, Oct. 7, 1908.
Robinson, Frederick C, N. Y. City,

July 4, 1909.
Scott, Addison W., Syracuse, Oct. 24,

1908.



Sherer. John D., Waterford, May 25.

1909.
Sherwood, Orlando B., Alpine.
Sill, Henry D., Cooperstown, Jan. 14,

1909.
Stilwell, Alexander, Dwaarkill, Nov.

7, I9O8.
Tuthill, Robert K., Poughkeepsie, June

9, 1909.
Valadier, Charles A., N. Y. City, April

24, 1909.
Ward, John J., Ellenville, June 12,

1909.
Wey, Hamilton D., Elmira, March 17,

1909.
Wheeler, John T., Chatham, Dec. 3,

1908.
Witbeck, Charles E., Cohoes, May 24,

1909.
Wynkoop, Gerardus H., N. Y. City,

May 16, 1909.



MEDICAI. SOCIETY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK.

OFFICERS OF THE SOCIETY FROM ITS ORGANIZATION TO THE
PRESENT TIME.



Year.


President.




Vice-President.




Secretary.




Treasurer.


1807 W


McClelland


A.


Sheldon




Stearns


M


Willard


1808 N.


Romayne


A.


Sheldon




Stearns


J.


G. Graham


1809 N.


Romayne


A.


Sheldon




Stearns


A.


Proudfit


1810 N.


Romayne


A.


Sheldon




Stearns


A.


Proudflt


1811 W


Wilson


W


Willoughby




R. Bevier


A.


B. Sizer


1812 J.


R. B. Rogers


W.


Willoughby




Stearns


A.


B. Sizer


1813 J.


R. B. Rogers


J.


White




Stearns


J.


L.Van Kleeck


1814 J.


R. B. Rogers


J.


White




Burritt


J.


L.Van Kleeck


1815 J.


White


E.


Burritt




Low


W.


Willoughby


1816 J.


White


E.


Burritt




Low


J.


Stearns


1817 J.


Stearns


H.


Mitchell




Low


C.


D. Townsend


1818 J.


Stearns


H.


Mitchell




Wendell


C.


D. Townsend


1819 J.


Steams


W.


Willoughby


C.


D. Townsend


J.


Downs


1820 J.


Stearns


W.


Willoughby


C.


D. Townsend


J.


Downs


1821 S.


L. Mitchell


P.


C. Adams


C.


D. Townsend


J.


Downs


1?22 S.


L. Mitchell


T.


Fuller


C.


D. Townsend


T.


R. Beck


1823 A.


Coventry


J.


H. Steele


C.


D. Townsend


J.


Eights


1824 A.


Coventry


J.


H. Steele


C.


D. Townsend


J.


Eights


1825 J.


R. Manley


T.


R. Beck




Williams


J.


Eights


1826 J.


R. Manley


T.


R. Beck




Williams


J.


Eights


1827 T.


R. Beck


L.


Hull




Williams


J.


Eights


1828 T.


R. Beck


L.


Hull




Williams


J.


Eights


1829 T.


R. Beck


H.


Mitchell




A. Wing


P.


Williams


1830 J.


Eights


H.


Mitchell




A. Wing


P.


Williams


1831 J.


Eights


T.


Spencer




A. Wing


P.


Williams


1832 T.


Spencer


J.


McNaughton




A. Wing


P.


Williams


1833 T.


Spencer


J.


McNaughton




A. Wing


P.


Williams


1834 J.


H. Steele


J.


McNaughton




A. Wing


P.


Williams


1835 J.


H. Steele


J.


McNaughton




A. Wing


P.


Williams


1836 J.


McNaughton


S.


V-hite




A. Wing


P.


Williams


1837 J.


McNaughton


S.


White




Van C Linda


P.


Williams


1838 L.


Hull


S.


Ely




Van 0' Linda


P.


Williams


1S39 L.


Hull


S.


Ely




\an 0' Linda


P.


Williams


1840 S.


Ely


J.


B. Eeck




Van 0' Linda


P.


Williams


1841 J.


B. Beck


W


Taylor




Van 0' Linda


P.


Williams



670



MEDICAL SOCIETIES OF NEW YORK STATE.



Year. President,

1842 W. Taylor
1S43 S. White

1844 J. A. Wing

1845 J. Webster

1846 J. McGall

1847 T. W. Blatchford

1848 A. H. Stephens

1849 A. H. Stephens

1850 A. Thompson

1851 R. 6. Frary

1852 A. Clark

1853 J. S. Sprague

1854 .C. R. Coventry

1855 F. H. Hamilton

1856 A. March

1857 A. Wlllard

1858 T. C. Brinsmade

1859 B. F. Barker

1860 D. T. Jones

1861 E. H. Parker

1862 T. Hun

1863 D. P. Blssell

1864 F. Hyde

1865 H. W. Dean

1866 J. C. Hutchinson

1867 J. P. Gray

1868 J. V. P. Quack-
enbUEh

1869 J. P. White

1870 S. 0. Vander Poe

1871 W. C. Wey

1872 C. R. Agnew

1873 E. M. Moore

1874 6. J. Fisher

1875 T. F. Rochester

1876 E. R. Squibb

1877 J. F. Jenkins

1878 D. B. St. J. Roosi

1879 H. D. Dldama

1880 W. H.Bailey

1881 A. Jacobl

1882 H. Jewett
1S83 A. Hutchlns

1884 B. F. Sherman

1885 A. VandenVeer

1886 W. S. Ely.

1887 A. L. Loomls

1888 S. B. Ward'

1889 D. Lewis

1890 W. W. Potter

1891 A. W. Suiter

1892 L. S. Pllcher

1893 H. Ben dell

1894 G H. Fox

1895 R. Park

1896 J. D. Spencer

1897 S. D. Powell

1898 J. 0. Roe

1899 W. G. Macdonald
1*00 A. M. Phelps

1901 H. L. Eisner

1902 H. R. Hopkins

1903 A. T. Brlstow



Vice-President.
J. A. Wing
J. A. Wing
H. Van Dusen
R. G. Frary
S. Hasbrouck
A. Thompson
A. Thompson
A. Thompson
J. S. Sprague
J. S. Sprague
J. S. Sprague
P. Van Buren
P. Van Buren
T. Hun

C. S. Goodrich
T. C. Brinsmade
G. W. Bradford

D. T. Jones

E. H. Parker
A. Van Dyck

D. P. Blssell
J. Foster

G. J. Fisher
J. C. Hutchinson
J. T. Williams
L. I. Teft
J. P. White

G. Burr

G. A Dayton

A. F. Doolittle

B. F. Sherman

F. Burdick
H. Jewett

E. Eliot

J. V. Kendall
A. L. Saunders
J. C. Nelson
N. C. Husted
A. Jacobl
W. Govan

E. D. Ferguson
H. G. P. Spencer
P. R." H. Sawyer
A. C. F'ost

S. Van Etten
A. M. Phelps
A. W. Suiter
A. Mercer
L. S. Pilcher
W. W. Crandall
H. L. Eisner

C. L. Stiles

F. S. Low
W. Maddren
L. D. Bulkley
L. Howe

E. F. Brush
J. Gerin

G. Seymour

L. N. Lanehart
W. A. Moore
E. B. Angell



Secretary.
P Van 0' Linda
P. Van 0' Linda
P. Van 0' Linda
P. Van Buren
P. Van Buren
P. Van Buren
P. Van Buren
P. Van Buren
T. Hun
T. Hun
T, Hun
J. H. Armsby
H. Townsend
H. Townsend
H. Townsend
S. D. Wlllard
S. D. Willard
S. D. Willard
S. D. Wlllard
S. D. Willard
S. D. Willard
S. D. Willard
S. D. Willard
W. H. Bailey
W. H. Bailey
W. H. Bailey
W. H. Bailey



W. H.
W. H.
W. H.
W. H.
W. H.
W. H.



W. M.
W. M.
W. M.
W. M
W. M.
W. M.
W. H.
W. M.
W. M
W. M.
W. M.
W. M.
F. C.
F. C.
F. C.
F. C.
F. C.
F. C.
F. 0.
7. C.
F. C.
F. C.
F. C.
F. C.
F. C
F. C.
F. 0.



Bailey
Bailey
Bailey
Bailey
Bailey
Bailey
Hun
Hun
Smith
Smith
Smith
Smith
Smith
Smith
Smith
Smith
Smith
Smith
Smith
Smith
Curtis
Curtis
Curtis
Curtis
Curtis
Curtis
Curtis
Curtis
Curtis
Curtis
Curtis
Curtis
Curtis
Curtis
Curtis



Treasurer.

P. Williams
P. Williams
P Van 0' Linda
P. Van 0' Linda
P. Van 0' Linda
P. Van 0' Linda
P. Vhn 0' Linda
P. Van 0' Linda
P. Van 0' Linda
P. Van O'linda
P. Van 0' Linda
P. Van 0' Linda
P. Van 0' Linda
P. Van 0" Linda
J. V. P. Quackenbush
J. V. P. Quackenbush
J. V. P. Quackenbush
J. V. P. Quackenbush
J. V. P. Quackenbush
J. V. P. Quackenbush
J. V. P. Quackenbush
J. V. P. Quackenbush
J. V. P. Quackenbush
J. V. P. Quackenbush
J. V. P. Quackenbush
J. V. P. Quackenbush
J. V. Lansing



J. V.
J. V.
C. H.
C. H.
C. H.



C. H.

C. H.

C. H.

C. H.

C. H.

C. H.

C. H.

C. H.

C. H.

C. H.

C. H.

C. H.

C. H.

C. H.

C. H.

C. H.

C. H.

C. H.

C. H.

C. H.

C. H.

0. D.

0. D.

0. D.

0. D.



Lansing

Lansing

Porter

Porter

Porter

Porter

Porter

Porter

Porter

Porter

Porter

Porter

Porter

Porter

Porter

Porter

Porter

Porter

Pprter

Porter

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Ball

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MEDICAL SOCIETIES OF NEW YORK STATE.



671



Year,



President,



1904 H. D. Wey

1905 J. D. Bryant
1S06 J. D. Biyant



19C7 F. C. Curtis



1908 A. G. Root



1909 C. e. Stockton



Vice-President.

J. D. Bryant
H. R. Ainsworth
H. R. Ainsworth
F. C, Curtis
A. A. Jones
J. C. Bierwirth
E. Torrey
N. G. Richmond
J. T. Wheeler
M. C. Hawley
D. C. Moriarta
J. H. Glass
J. B. Harvey



Secretary.

F. C. Curtis
F. C. Curtis
W. R. Townsend



Treasurer.



0. D. Ball
0. D. Ball
A. Lambert



W. R. Townsend A. Lambert



W. R. Townsend A. Lambert
W. R. Townsend A. Lambert



CONSTITUTION.

ARTICLE I.— PURPOSES OF THE SOCIETY.

The piirposes of the Society shall be to federate and bring into one com-
pact organization the medical profession of the State of New York; to extend
medical knowledge and advance medical science; to elevate the standard of
medical education and to secure the enactment and enforcement of just medical
laws; to promote friendly intercourse among physicians; to guard and foster
the material interests of its members, and to protect them against imposition;
and to enlighten and direct public opinion in regard to the great problems of
State medicine.

ARTICLE II.— MEMBERSHIP.

Section 1. The membership of this Society shall Include all members of
county medical societies now in affiliation with this Society and all members
of other county medical societies to which charters shall be granted by the
House of Delegates pursuant to the By-Laws of this Society, and any member
ceasing to be a member of a county medical society shall cease to be a
member of this Society.

Sec. 2. The term county medical society as used in this Constitution shall
be deemed to include all societies which may be organized and chartered by
the House of Delegates.

Sec. 3. The membership of the Society shall be divided into eight district
branches, as provided in the By-Laws.

ARTICLE III.— OFFICERS.

Section 1. The officers of the Society shall be a President, three Vice-
Presidents, a Secretary, a Treasurer, and one Councillor from each District
Branch. They shall be elected annually by ballot for the term of one year,
and the majority of the votes cast shall elect. The President, Vice-Presi-
dents, Secretary and Treasurer shall be elected by the House of Delegates.
Each Councillor shall be elected by the District Branch of the district in which
he resides and shall be the President thereof.

Sec. 2. All officers and the elected members of the standing committees
shall assume office at the close of the annual meeting of the Society.

Sec. 3. No delegate elected to the House of Delegates shall be a candi-
date for office in the Society until after the expiration of the term for which
he shall have been elected a delegate, and no person shall be elected to any
office in the Society who shall not have been a member of the Society for
the two years immediately preceding the date of his election.
ARTICLE IV.— HOUSE OF DELEGATES.

The House of Delegates shall be the legislative body of the Society and
shall be charged with the general management, superintendence and control
of the Society and Its affairs, and shall have such general powers as may
be necessarily incident thereto: It shall have the power to suspend or other-
wise discipline county eocietiee. It shall be composed of the officers of the
Society and of the chairmen of standing committees, who shall be ex-offlcio
members thereof, and of the delegates elected to the House of Delegates by
county societies In affiliation with the society. Each county society shall be



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entitled to elect to the House of elegates as many delegates as there shall
be state assembly districts in that county at the time of the election; except
that each county society shall be entitled to elect at least one delegate; and
except that whenever at the time of election, the membership of a county
society shall include members from an adjoining county or counties in which
there shall be no county society in afllliation with this Society, such county
society shall be entitled to elect, from among such members, as many addi-
tional delegates as there are assembly districts in the county or counties so
represented in its membership.

The House of Delegates may provide for a division of the scientific work
of the Society into appropriate sections, and for the organization of the
District Branches; and it shall have such additional powers and duties not
inconsistent with this Constitution as the By-Laws may authorize or pre-
scribe. It may adopt rules and regulations for its own government and for
the administration of the affairs of the Society, not repugnant to the Con-
stitution and By-Laws of the Society; and it may delegate to the Council
such power and authority as may be necessary to the efficient administration
of the aitairs of the Society, while the House of Delegates shall not be in
session.

ARTICLE v.— COUNCIL.

The Council shall be the executive body of the Society. It shall consist
of the oflacers of the Society and of the chairmen of standing committees.
The Council shall be the Finance Committee of the Society and shall have
such additional powers and duties as the By-Laws may prescribe. It may
adopt rules and regulations for its own government and for the administra-
tion of the affairs of the Society within its control not repugnant to the
Constitution and By-Laws of the Society or to the rules and regulations which
may be adopted by the House of Delegates.

ARTICLE VI.— MEETINGS.

Section 1. The annual meeting of the Society shall be held at Albany
beginning on the last Tuesday in January of each year.

Sec. 2. Intermediate stated meetings may be held at such time and place
as the House of Delegates may appoint.

Sec. 3. The notices of the annual, regular and special meetings of the
Medical Society of the State of New York, its House of Delegates, Council and
Censors, shall .state the date, place and hour and shall be mailed in securely
postpaid wrapper to each member, at least ten days before said meeting. The
affidavit of mailing by the Secretary of the Society to the last recorded address
of the member shall be deemed sufficient proof of the service of such notice
upon each and every member for any and all purposes.

ARTICLE VII.— FUNDS.
Funds shall be raised by a per capita assessment on each county society
and the amount thereof shall be fixed by the House of Delegates. Funds
may also be raised by voluntary contributions, by the sale of the publica-
tions of the Society, and in any other manner approved by the House of
Delegates. No funds of the Society shall be appropriated for any purpose
except pursuant to a resolution of the Council.

ARTICLE VIII.— REFERENDUM.

Section 1. At any annual or stated meeting of the Society a majority of
the members present may order a general referendum on any question in
accordance with such general regulations respecting the manner of submis-
sion as the House of Delegates may prescribe. Members of the Society may
vote thereon by mail or by roll call in open meeting. The poll on the
question shall be closed at the expiration of ten days after the general sub-
mission; and if the members voting shall comprise a majority of all the
members of the Society, a majority of such vote shall determine the question
and be binding on the House of Delegates.

Sec. 2. The House of Delegates may voluntarily, by the vote of a majority
of its members present at any meeting, submit any question before it to a
general referendum, as provided in the preceding section, and the result shall
be binding on the House of Delegates.



MEDICAL SOCIETIES OF NEW YORK STATE. 673

ARTICLE IX.— AMENDMENTS.
No article of this Constitution shall be amended except by a two-thirds
vote of the delegates present at any annual meeting, nor unless notice of the
proposed amendment shall have been given at previous annual meeting and
shall have been published twice during the year in the official bulletin or
journal of the Society, or sent by order of the Hou^se or Delegates to each
county society in affiliation with the Society at least two months before the
meeting at which final action shall be taken thereon.



BY-LAWS.

CHAPTER I.— MEMBERSHIP.
Section 1. A copy of the roster of members of a countv societv, certified
by the secretary of that society to be correct, shall be prima facie evidence
of their right to membership in this Society; but the delegates of a county
society which is m default in the payment of any dues or assessments im-
posed by the House of Delegates or by any county society which shall be
under .sentence ot suspension imposed by the House of Delegates, shall not
be entitled to sit in the House of Delegates during the continuance of such
default, or suspension; nor shall any person who is under sentence of sus-
pension from a county society be entitled to exercise any of the rights or
privileges of membership in this Society during the period of his suspension.

CHAPTER II.— MEETINGS.

• f^'^^i"",, ^" ^'^'■^ member in attendance at the annual session of the So-
ciety shall enter his name and the name of his county society in the register
to be kept by the Secretary of the Society for that purpose. No member
shall take part in any of the proceedings at an annual session until he shall
have complied with the provisions of this section.

Sec. 2. All registered members may attend and participate in the pro-
ceedings and discussions of the general meetings of the Society and of the
sections.

Sec. 3. The following shall be the order of business at all general meetings
or the Society :

1. Calling the Society to order.

2. Address of welcome by the Chairman of the Committee on Arrangements.

3. Reading the minutes of the last meeting.

4. Reports ri special committees.

5. Special addresses.

6. President's address.

7. Reading and discussion of papers.

8. Miscellaneous business.

h. ^o^u ^ i^^^t^^ meetings of the Society or of the House of Delegates shall
be called by the President upon the request of twenty delegates or of fifty
member.,; and in case of the failure, inability, or refusal of the President o

reJeg:^ oTr/ty^LSr.? '''''' ''' ^ """^^ ^^^^''^ ^^^^^^^^^ ^>' - f>-

CHAPTER 111.— HOUSE OF DELEGATES.
Section 1. The House of Delegates shall meet annually in the evenine of
he day before the annual meeting of the Society. It may aSjourn from fime
to time as may be necessary to complete its business, provided that its meS

''^ w 2 T^"^ ;'■' f 1 '''?^ ^' P"^^^'^'^ ^"^ the annual meeting of the SoSy
Sec. 2. Thirty delegates shall constitute a quorum oocietj.

^■J^"' U^^ ".°''^^ °'' Delegates shall make careful inquiry into the con-
dition of the profession in each county of the State, and shal hTve authoritv
to adopt such methods and measures not in conflict with the ConsuSn
and By-Laws of the Society a., it may deem most efficient for building up anS



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MEDICAL SOCIETIES OF NEW YORK STATl.



Increasing the Interest In such county societies as already exist; for organ-
izing the profession in counties where societies do not exist; for organizins
district branches, and for protecting the members of the Society against suits
for alleged malpractice.

Sec. A. It shall elect delegates to the House of Delegates of the American
Medical Association in accordance with the Constitution and By-Laws of that
body, and it may elect or appoint such other delegates as in its judgment the
Interests of the Society may require, and it shall provide for the issue of
credentials to all delegates.

Sec. 5. It shall upon application provide for the issue of charters to
county societies in afBliation with the Society, and it shall hear and deter-
mine all appeals to this Society from the decisions of county medical so-
cieties by any member of any county medical society, or applicant for mom-
bersliip to such society feeling aggrieved at the action of said society.

Sec. 6. It shall have authority to appoint committees for special purposes
from among members of the Society. Such committees shall report to the
House of Delegates, and may be present at and participate in the debates on
their reports.

Sec. 7. It shall have aiithority to organize the physicians of two or more
sparsely settled and adjoining counties into societies to be suitably desig-
nated so as to distinguish them from District Branches; and the societies so
organized shall be entitled to all rights and privileges of county societies
and the members thereof to the rights and privileges of members of county
societies.

Sec. 8. The following shall be the order of business at the meetings of the
House of Delegates:

1. Calling the meeting to order.

2. Roll call by the Secretary.

3. Reading of the minutes of the previous meeting.

4. President's report.

5. Annual report of the Council.

6. Report of the Treasurer.

7. Reports of standing committees.

8. Reports of special committees.

9. Unfinished business.
10. New business.

Sec. 9. The officers and committees of the Society to be elected by the
House of Delegates shall be elected at an adjournment of the annual meeting
of the House of Delegates, which adjourned meeting shall be held at a con-
venient hour on the first day of the annual meeting of the Society.

CHAPTER IV.— COUNCIL.

Section 1. The Council shall meet at the close of the annual session of the
Society, to organize and outline the work for the ensuing year.

It shall meet once during the months of May and December of each year,
the time and place to be selected by the President, and it shall meet at such
other times as occasion may arise, upon the request in writing of five members
of the Council, or upon the call of the President.

Sec. 2. Seven members shall constitute a quorum.

Sec. 3. ,The Council shall provide for and superintend all publications and
their distribution, and shall have authority to appoint an editor and such
assistants as it may deem necessary. All moneys of the Society received by
the Council shall be paid to the Treasurer of the Society. It shall audit the
annual accounts of the Treasurer and Secretary and other agents of the
Society, and present a statement of the same in its annual report to the
House of Delegates. The report shall also specify the character and cost of
all publications of the Society during the year, and the amount of all property
belonging to the Society under its control. In the event of a vacancy In the
oflBce of Secretary or Treasurer the Council shall fill the vacancy until the next
annual election.

The Council shall be empowered to fill any vacanclea which may occur In
any electlre poiltioB.



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