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be commissioned as additional second lieutenants in the National Guard, to be
called into service upon their own application and the approval of the governor.

Sec. 2. Officers, thus commissioned, shall report to the adjutant general
annually at such time as may be prescribed by that officer; and failure to so
report for two successive years shall operate to vacate the commission of the
officer thus failing to report.

. Approved, December 8, 1902.

NO. 52 UNDER ACTS OF 1904.
An Act to Incre.\se the Efficiency of the Engineer Department of
Norwich University, the St.vte Military College of Vermont.
It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:
Section 1. That annually, for a period of ten years from the passage of
this bill, on or before the fii'st day of June, each state senator shall name two



570 NORWICH TTNIVERSITY.

candidates, residents of his county, as principal and alternate, for a scholarship
covering tuition for four years in the State Military College of Vermont, Nor-
wich University.

Sec. 2. Upon notification by the president of the University, the prin-
cipal named in accordance with section one, or, if he shall have failed, the alter-
nate, shall present himself to the proper board for examination.

Sec. 3. If for any reason a senator from any county shall have failed to
nominate a candidate as provided in section 1, or if both principal and alter-
nate shall have failed to pass the entrance examination, the president of the
University may, at his discretion, appoint one to fill the vacancy so existing,
the appointee to be selected from properly qualified applicants for admission,
and from that county when possible.

Sec. 4. That during the said period of ten years on each first day of
January and of July, the auditor of the State shall draw an oider on the treas-
urer of the State in favor of the treasurer of Norwich University for the sum of
twenty-five hundred dollars, which sum shall be applied to the improvement
of the department of engineering as follows:

One- fifth annually for the purchase of needed instruments, appliances, and
apparatus, and four-hfths to the payment of the salaries of the professors in
said department.

Sec. 5. That the existing duties of the Board of Visitors shall be extended
to cover the provisions of this act.

Sec. 0. This act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved, December 9, 1904.

NO. 2C)9 OF THE ACTS OF 1904.

An Act to Amend Number 37 of the Acts of 1834 Entitled "An Act to
Incorporate and Establish Norwich University."

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Section 1. Section 1 of number 37 of the Acts of 1834 is hereby amended
as follows:

After the words "goods; chattels or estate" in said section strike out the
words " to the amount of one hundred thousand dollars.' '

Sec. 2. Section seven of said act is hereby amended so as to read as
follows :

The persons of the president, vice-presitlent, professors, instructors,
assistants, librarian and students shall be exempted from military duties
not involved in this connection with the Institution. And the buildings belong-
ingto said Institution, and all lands necessary for exercise, agricultural and
horticultural piu-poses and other conveniences, not, however, exceeding two
hundred acres, shall be exempted from all taxes or rates whatsoever.

Sec. 3. Students at the herein named University shall be exempted from
all rates and taxes.

Sec. 4. This act shall take effect from its passage.
Approved, December 9, 1904.



LEGISLATIVE ACTS. 571

NO. 3^9 UNDER ACTS OF 190G.

An Act to Limit the Terms of Office of the Tru-stees of Nurwkm. Uni-
versity .

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembhj of the State of Vermont:
Section 1. The board of trustees of Norwich University as constituted
by its Charter is hereby divide<l into groups of five members each according to
length of service as follows:

First Group. Second Group. Third Group.

Henry O. Kent, Waldo P. Clement, Charles Dole,

George Nichols, William B. Mayo, John J. Dewey,

Fred E. Smith, Kittredge Haskins, Frank L. Howe,

Grenville M. Dodge, Frank Plumley, William S. Hazen,

Edwin Porter. Joseph K. Elgerton. Isaac P. Booth.

Fourth Group. Fifth Group.

George D. Thomas, John I;. Moseley,

J. Q. A. McCollister, William A. Shaw,

Oliver O. Howard, Homer White,'

Henry V. Partridge, Edward D. Adams,

Howard F. Hill. MarshaU D. Smith.

Sec. 2. The terms of service of these groups shall in their order expire at
the opening of the aimual meeting in 1907. 1008, 1909, 1910, 1911.

Sec. 3. The trustees shall be elected to fill the vacancies arising in accor-
dance with section two, and their terms of office and the terms of their succes-
sors shall be for five years.

Sec. 4. In case a vacancy arises at any time from causes other than the
expiration of the term of office, a trustee shall be elected at the following annual
meeting to serve the unexpired term.

Sec. 5. Elections of trustees shall be ])y ballot and shall take place at
their annual meetings of the l>oard.

Sec. 6. This act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved, Xovember 1.^, 1906.

NO. 350 OF THE ACTS OF 1906.

An Act to Amend .Section 1 of No. 91 of the Acts of 1S66, Entitled
"An Act to Amend An Act Incorfor.^ting and Establishing the
Norwich Uni\ersitv at Norwich in Windsor County, Passed Novem-
ber 6, A. D., 1.534."

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont.

Section 1. Section 1 of No. 91 of the Acts of 1866 is hereby amended
so as to read as follows, viz. :

It is hereby further enacted, that the trustees aforesaid shall have
and exercise the government of said Institution, together with the care and
management of all matters and affairs belonging thereto; and shall have
power to make and establish all such reasonable and projier laws, rules and
regulations, as may be necessary for the governing, instructing and etlucating
of the students, and the managing of .said Institution; and the same may repeal



572 NORWICH UNIVERSITY.

and alter, from time to time, as they may see fit, provided the same be not
contrary to the constitution and laws of this state or of the United States; and
provided also, that no rules, laws or regulations of a sectarian character, either
in religion or politics, shall be adopted or imposed; nor shall any student ever
be questioned or controlled on account of his religious or political belief by
said board or the faculty of said Institution, or any of them, either directly
or indirectly, and said laws, rules and regulations shall be laid before the
general assembly of this State, wherever required l)y that body, and may by
them be disallowed, altered or repealed.

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved, November 19, 1906.

NO. 141 OF THE ACTS OF 1906.

An Act to Amend Section 4373 of the Vermont Statutes Relating to
Norwich University.

// is hereby enacted by the General Asseinbly of the State of Vermont:

Section 1. Section 4373 of the Vermont Statutes is hereby amended
so as to read as follows, viz. ;

Sec. 4373. The provisions of the preceding section shall not affect
the military organizations formed of the students of NorAvich University.
Said students, upon application of the president of the University and the
adjutant-general of the State, may enlist in the militia as a battery of field
artillery, a company of signal corps, and a company of engineers, to be properly
officered and equipped in accordance with the requirements and provisions and
the acts of Congress relating to such organizations. The professor of military
science and tactics of the University shall, by virtue of his office, be commander
of the corps of cadets with rank of major.

Sec. 2. This act shall take efi"ect from its passage.

Approved, November 22, 1906.

NO. 327, UNDER ACTS OF 1908.

An Act to Amend No. 124 of the Acts of 1872, Being An Act to Incor-
porate the Alpha Sigma Pi Society of Norwich University, and
No. 249 of the Acts of 1898, Being An Act in Addition to An Act
TO Incorporate the Alpha Sigma Pi Society of Norwich University.

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:
Section 1. Section 1 of No. 124 of the Acts of 1872 is hereby amended
so as to read as follows :

Sec. 1. The present and past members of the Alpha Sigma Pi Society
of the Norwich University are hereby constituted a body politic and corporate
for the purpose of promoting useful knowledge and of collecting and securing
a permanent library and cabinet of art and science, either or both, to be known
and distinguished by the name of the Alpha Sigma Pi Fraternity, and by that
name shall have permanent succession, may sue and be sued, may implead
and be impleaded, may contract and be contracted with; may purchase, hold,
convey and mortgage real and personal estate; may have a common seal and
alter and amend the same at pleasure; may make its own by-laws, rules and



LEGISLATIVE ACTS, 573

regulations; may lay and collect taxes and assessments on the resident memliers
of said Fraternity in said University; may have and enjoy all the privileges
incident to corporations, and may do all such acts which the good order and
interests of said Fraternity may require, provided the same be not repugnant
to the Constitution and laws of this State or of the United States.

Sec. 2. Section 1 of No. 249 of the Acts of 1898 is hereby amended
so as to read as follows :

Sec. 1. Said Fraternity shall at its regular meeting of each college year
choose two trustees from its active members. The past members of said
Fraternity shall annually, at such time and place as they may decide, choose
three trustees, and these five trustees shall constitute a board hereby empowered
to acquire and hold in trust for the use of said Fraternity, any real estate, build-
ings or other property necessary, or incidental to the purpose for which the
said Fraternity was chartered; and in the manner hereinafter^provided shall
and may, as trustees of the said Fraternity sell, convey or mortgage such real
estate or other property when such sale, conveyance or mortgage is for the
purposes for which the said Fraternity was chartered. Vacancies in the board
of trustees shall be filled in the same way as regular members thereof are elected
and as soon as possible after such vacancies occur. Said trustees shall hold
office for one year or until their successors are duly elected. It shall be the
duty of said trustees to receive and expend for the use, construction or purchase
of a fraternity building or hall any sums of money that may be raised or con-
tributed for that purpose; to keep in good repair and condition for use by said
Fraternity, the property in their control, so far as they are able so to do with
funds or resources placed at their disposal, and when four out of the said five
trustees upon due notice and at a meeting formally called and held for the
purpose so vote, the said trustees may mortgage such real estate for the pur-
pose of securing loans to aid in the purchase or construction of a building or
l)uildings for the use of said Fraternity; and when said trustees at a meeting
similarly called and held shall, by four out of five of the same, so vote, they may
sell all or such portions of the real estate as is held by them in trust, as afore-
said, to promote the interests of the Fraternity or the interests of Norwich
University, but not otherwise.

If at any time said Fraternity shall cease to exist or use its property for
its own purpose it shall be the duty of said trustees to transfer to the trustees
of Norwich University, its said property, or any sum of money that may be
realized from the sale of the same for the use of said University, or if said Uni-
versity shall cease to exist, to make such disposal of said property to the sur-
viving members of the said Fraternity as said board shall deem proper.

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved, December 8, 1908.

SEC. 3 OF ACT NO. 126 UNDER ACTS OF 1908.
An Act to Increase the Efficiency of the Vermont National Gu.vrd.

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec 3. For the purpose of securing and retaining the enrollment in the

Vermont National Guard of young men of high academic and military training,

the president of Norwich University shall award to the organizations of the

Vermont National Guard, at the rate of not to exceed two to each troop,



574 NORWICH UNIVERSITY.

company or battery, such of the scholarships provided by section 1187 of the
Pubhc Statutes as are unfilled on August first of each year, and upon notificat ion
that such a scholarship has been awarded to his organization, the command-
ing officer thereof shall, subject to the approval of the regimental commander,
name a member of his command, who, if qualified, shall be admitted as a cadet
at Norwich University, provided such appointee shall retain his rank in his
organization and engage to serve therein two years after the date of his
graduation from Norwich University unless sooner commissioned or discharg-
ed by competent authority, and that while he is present as a cadet at Nor-
wich University he shall be credited on the records of his organization for
his attendance at the regular drills and assemblies for military instruction at
Norwich University; and provided, further, that there shall be no added
expense to the State on account of the provisions of this section.

Sec. 4. Sections 5080 and 5081 of the Public Statutes are hereby re-
pealed.

Sec. 5. This act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved, December 12, 1908.

NUMBER 174.

An Act to Amend Sections 5023, 5047, 5069 and 5088 of the Puhlic
Statutes, Relating to Militia.

It is herebii enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Section 1. Section 5023 of the Public Statutes is hereby amended so as
to read as follows, viz :

Sec. 5023. Students of Norwich University. The provisions of the pre-
ceding section shall not affect the military organizations formed of the students
of Norwich University. Said students, upon application of the president of
the University and approval of the adjutant general of the State, may enlist
in the national guard as cavahy, signal corps, or engineers, and when so enlisted
shall be properly officered, organizetl and equipped in accordance with the
requirements and provisions of the acts of Congress relating to such organiza-
tions. The commandant of cadets of said University, when not an officer of
the United States army, shall be commissioned as major.

Sec. 2. Section 5047 of the Public Statutes is hereby amended so as to
read as follows :

Sec. 5047. Attendance on drills; pay of militiamen, etc. Said (juarter-
inaster general shall attend each company and regimental drill or paiade
provided for in this chapter, and shall pay each officer and enlisted man for
duty performed and authorized by this chapter in accordance with the
provisions of the same, under regulations prescribed by the commander-in-
chief. He shall furnish subsistence to the enlisted men, and shall allow each
officer and enlisted man his actual expenses of transportation, subject to such
regulations as the commander-in-chief may prescribe. Said quartermaster
general is also authorized in his discretion, upon approval of the commander-
in-chief, to pay to the Norwich University a sum not exceeding fifteen hundred
dollars annually for forage for horses owned by and kept at said University,
provided that said University shall, without additional compensation, permit
such horses to be used for military purposes, upon request of the governor, by
the Vermont national guard, in connection with any camp or school of instruc-



LEGISLATIVE ACTS. O/O

tioii for the Vermont national guard or any part thereof, either within or with-
out the State. The quartermaster general shall make requisition upon the
auditor of acounts for the necessary funds to carry out the provisions of this
chapter, stating in detail the funds required and for what purpose; and when
such requisition is approved by the governor, the auditor of accounts shall
draw an order in favor of the quarter-master-general for the sum so
approved.

Sec. 3. Section 'MW) of the Public Statutes is hereby amended so as to
read as follows:

Sec. 5069. Annual encampment; additional parades, etc. There shall be
held annually an encampment of the national guard for drill, discipline, in-
spection and review, to continue not more than seven days, at such times and
places, subject to such regulations and on such notice as the commander-in-
chief directs. He may order additional parades by regiment, battalion, squad-
ron or company, as he deems advisable, not exceeding three days in each year,
at such times and places, subject to such regulations and on such notice as he
directs; and whenever it shall appear that the necessities of the military or
public service so require, he may design.ate one or more officers or enlisted men,
or both, for the performance of ^^uch special duty as the necessity of the case
may demand.

Sec. 4. Section 50SS of tlie Public Statutes is hereby amended so as to
read as follows:

Sec. 5088. Pay of national guard. Officers of the national guard shall
receive the same pay as officers of a like grade in the army of the United States.
First sergeant shall receive two dollars and twenty-five cents a day; sergeants
and cooks, two dollars a day; corporals one dollar and seventy-five cents a day;
and privates, one dollar and fifty cents a day. Mounted officers shall receive
forage for their horses in addition to the pay of their rank. The chief surgeon,
the aide-de-camp, and the judge advocate, appointed and elected under the
provisions of section 5025 of the Public Statutes, as amended by No. 124
Ac's of 1908, shall, when ordered out by tho commander-in-chief, be paid two
dollars a day and transportation. Regimental non-commissioned staff shall
be paid as first sergeants and regimental non-commissioned officers and battal-
lion non-commissioned staff shall be paid as sergeants. Officers shall be fur-
nished witli quarters when in camp, and mounted officers shall be furnished with
transportation for their horses when the distance to the rendezvous exceeds
twenty-five miles. Enlisted men shall be fur..ished with subsistence at a cost
not to exceed fifty cents a day per man.

Sec. 5. This act shall take effect from its passage with the exception
of section 1. Section 1 shall take effect January first, 1911.

Approved, December 7, 1910.



INDEX



UNIVERSITY OFFICIALS

PRESIDENTS.

Bourns, Edward 104-05, 127, 129, 210 Partridge, Alden 1-10, 73, 87, 89-91, 209,

Brown, Allan Dan vers.. .190, 198-200,201-14 ■ 219, 255, 261, 324, 395, 403, 467

• • 217,219-20,228-29,251,294,307,313- Ransom, Truman Bishop 72, 73, 87, 89,

• • 16,318,422 91-92,97,99,102,189,209,254
Butler, James Davie 92, 102-04, 128, Spooner, Charles Horace 218, 219, 220.

131 251 223 319

Curtis, Charles Albert 149-50, 172^ 173 Swett, Josiah ' 149

Douglass, Malcolm 147-49, 170, 171 Walker, Thomas Woodruff 145-46, 151

Howard, Roger Strong 146-47, 169 Wheaton, Henry Steward 92, 104-05

Lewis. Charles Hildreth 174-87, 194, 226,

294,312

ACTING PRESIDENTS.



Bourns, Edward 146

Butler, James Davie 103

Curtis, Charles Albert 147, 149

Dole, Charles 190, 214



Nichols, George 140,142,189-90, 195, 215,

311-13,317-19

Ransom, Truman Bishop 87

Shattuck, Samuel Walker 142, 145



VICE-PRESIDENTS.



Dole, Charles 195, 199, 216, 318

Hathaway, Clarence Lockwood 177, 186

Loveland, Aaron 74,92, 104

Nichols, George 178

Randall, Francis Voltaire.. . . 177, 187, 226, 294



Ransom, Truman Bishop 72

Shattuck, Samuel Walker 143. 145

Webster, Horace 131, 133

Woodworth, Hiram P 73



TRUSTEES.



Adams, Edward Dean 219, 225

Allen, Samuel Clesson 72

Alvord, Henry Ehjah 121,317-18

Atkins, Hiram 149, 189

Atwood, Victor 142

Averill, Clinton Spalding 128

Bancroft, WilUam Amos 523

Belknap, Perley 142, 143

Blood, Henry 140, 142

Booth, Isaac PhilUps 178, 185, 318

Bourns, Edward 146

Bradford, Philander Drury..l42, 147,253,294

Brewster, Augustus Olcott 150, 192

Buck, Daniel Azro Ashley 72

Cady, Heber Calvin 219

Carpenter, George Nathaniel 186, 187

Heman 294

Cheney, Charles Herman 227

Clark, Henry 145, 146

Clement, Waldo Park 219

Cobb, Daniel 98

Curtis, Charles Albert 149

Cushman, Isaac Newton 172

Dana, Josiah 72

Davis, Ira 72, 114

John Preston 143, 192

Denison, Dudley Chase 146

Denny, Chauncey 217

Dewey, Charles 147

John Jasper 341

Julius Yemans 131, 140, 142

Dodge, Grenville Mellen 189, 192-93, 196,

217, 219, 223-25, 251, 313, 316, 319

Douglass, Malcolm 147

Egerton, Joseph Keyes 177, 193

Emerson, Charles Wesley 295, 318

Estey , Julius Jacob 126

Evarts. Maxwell 263

♦Note. For abbreviations, see Vol. 3.



Fay, Cyrus Hyde 81

Freelon, Thomas WilUam 440

Grosvenor, Robert • 144

Harris, Jedediah Hyde 72, 98

Haskins, Kittredge 202-04

Hathaway, Clarence Lockwood 177

Hazen. W^illiam Skinner 185, 219. 307,

311 319

Hebard, W'iUiam ' 142

Hill, Howard Fremont 318-19

Hobbs, George Webster 445

Hooker, George White 177,191,312

Howe, Frank Lee 446

Horton, Valentine Baxter 52

Howard, Ohver Otis 196,223,231,514-18

Roger Strong 146

Jenison, Silas Hemenway 72

Johnson, Edwin Ferry 135

John Benjamin 172

Judkins, John Huntoon 346

Keith, Caleb 72

Kent, Henry Oakes... 189, 191. 199, 207,

208, 220

Kingsley, Levi Gleason 339

Lasier, Thomas Jefferson 171

Lewis, Charles Hildreth 174

W^iUiam Enos 101

Loveland, Aaron 104

McCoUester, John Quincy Adams 317

Mayo, WiUiam Barnabas 144, 178, 189,

191, 192, 197, 214, 223, 225

Miller, Jonathan Peckham 72

Nichols, George . . 145, 146, 150, 176, 177, 193

Noble, WilUam 72

Noyes, David P 72

Partridge, Henrv VilUers 23,220,317

Peters, Edward McCIure 423

Pierce, FrankUn 99



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Pitman, John B 142

Plumley, Frank 177, 189, 192, 193, 223,

225, 255, 294, 306, 317-19, 514-18

Porter, Edwin 192-214

Proctor, Fletcher Button 322

Prouty, George Herbert 317, 319, 322

Randall, Francis Voltaire 171

Ransom, Truman Bishop 97

Reed, Charles Henry 186

Shaw, William Alden 223, 226

Sheldon, Nelson Lewis 318-19

Smith, Frederick Elijah 150, 175, 312



Smith , Marshall Davis 210

Stedman, Joseph 130, 317

Stoughton, Charles Bradley 169

Stowe, Joshua 72

Thomas, George Delbert 219

Stephen 145,201

Webster, Horace 115

Weston, Edmund 142

White, Homer 126, 171. 297, 307, 550-54

Whittier, James Anson Laurence 133

Wright, John 72



PROFESSORS.



Arnold, George Allen 228, 278, 283-84

Austin, Frank Eugene 225, 231

Averill, Clinton Spalding 105

Baillard, George 106

Bailey, Rufus William 9, 10

Balch, Charles Leland 106-07

Balch, Frank Arthur 228, 229, 206, 297

Barratt, Joseph 9, 10, 12

Bartlett, Franklin Weston 152, 172, 179

Batchelder, James Edwin 151

Belcher, William Caldwell 106, 227

Bellinger, Lyle Frederick 227

Bissell, George Henry 343

Bodde, Theodore 231

Booth, Isaac Phillips 179-80. 188, 226

Bourns. Edward 150, 168

Bowes, J. R 10

Bradford, Philander Drury .151, 161, 179,226

Brill, Charles Comstock ,197, 199, 218,

219, 226, 228, 229, 231, 252, 255, 319,
527-28

Butler, James Davie 92

Buzzell, Wilbur 52

Carleton , Charles Sargent . . . 229, 23 1 , 257- 60

Chamier, Edouard 106, 114, 123

Chandler, Myron Lemuel 226-27

Cheney, Charles Herman 227

Clary, John H. 228

Coburn, Loammi Sewall 105

Colburn, Zera 73

Cole, George F 227

Colton, Walter 10, 12, 36

Cox, Henry Joseph 189, 227

Crosby, Thomas Russell 106

Curtis, Charles Albert 148, 151

Dana, James PVeeman 9, 12

Delescluze, Henri Louis 107, 151

Dix, Leon Edward 231, 258

Dole, Charles 147, 149, 151, 176, 178, 184,

185, 188, 196, 226, 291

Douglass, Malcolm 151

Fen V. I'rancois Peyre 9, 12

Flint , Kemp Russell Blanchard 231

Freelon, Thomas Wilham 104

Gaudelet, Alfred 106

Gallatin, Albert H 107

Gestrin, Charles E. H 152

Glover, Bennett 10-11

Grub^, Frederick William 179

Habel, Louis 179, 190, 226, 294

Hathaway, Clarence Lockwood 179,226

Horton, Valentine Baxter 9, 10, 12

Howard, Roger Strong 146

Howe, Asa 179-80, 220, 227, 228

Howell, Orson V 10

Irish, Robert Liston 227



Jackman, Alonzo 73, 92, 96, 97, 99, 104-

06, 114, 120, 142, 145, 149, 150
Johnson, Edwin Ferry 9, 10, 12

John Benjamin .... 152, 177, 178, 191, 193.

195, 197, 210, 226, 227, 229, 251, 253,



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