The Woman's Manual of Parliamentary Law, with Practical Illustrations Especially Adapted to Women's Organizations (Google eBook)

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Lee and Shepard, 1895 - Parliamentary practice - 285 pages
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Page 132 - No motion or proposition on a subject different from that under consideration shall be admitted under color of amendment.
Page 263 - The consequences of a measure may be reprobated in strong terms ; but to arraign the motives of those who propose to advocate it, is a personality, and against order.
Page 180 - When a question is before the meeting, no motion shall be in order except: (1) to adjourn; (2) to lay on the table...
Page 200 - That the subject of law reporting be referred to a committee of five, to be appointed by the chair, with instructions to prepare a plan of amendment and report to a future meeting of this association.
Page 147 - Are you ready for the question ? Those in favor will say Aye; those opposed, No. The Ayes have it, and the motion is carried.
Page 253 - ... annually in conjunction with the meetings of the Vermont Dairymen's Association. Seven members shall constitute a quorum. ARTICLE V. Any lady may become a member by the payment of $ . 25. This sum to be paid annually whenever the member is present at the meeting. BY-LAWS. ARTICLE I. Duties of officers. The president shall preside at all meetings and conduct them by a formal order of business; shall deliver an annual address, and shall perform the other duties usually belonging to this office....
Page 255 - ... and signed by the President, and shall report all receipts and disbursements annually; said reports to be made at the Biennial Meeting of the National Conference and in the intervening years to the Executive Committee. The Treasurer shall be adequately bonded at the expense of the Conference. SEC. 6. The Auditor shall audit all bills and the accounts of the Treasurer, and shall report his findings in writing at the call of the Executive Committee. SEC. 7. The Board of Directors shall deal with...
Page 251 - The mutual improvement of its members in literature, art, science, and the vital interests of the day...
Page 182 - It is commonly said that a motion to adjourn is always in order, but this is not precisely true.

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