A Manual of the Public Benefactions of Andrew Carnegie

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Carnegie endowment for international peace, 1919 - Charities - 321 pages
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Page 210 - AN ACT to further prescribe the powers of the corporation created by chapter two hundred and ninety-seven of the laws of nineteen hundred and eleven under the name of Carnegie Corporation of New York. Became a law April 23, 1917, with the approval of the Governor. Passed, three-fifths being present. The People of the
Page 105 - 1. These by-laws may be amended at any annual or special meeting of the Board of Trustees by a two-thirds vote of the members present, provided written notice of the proposed amendment shall have been served personally upon, or mailed to the usual address of, each member of the Board twenty days prior to the meeting.
Page 211 - is established for the purpose of receiving and maintaining a fund or funds and applying the income thereof to promote the advancement and diffusion of knowledge and understanding among the people of the United
Page 101 - by Daniel C. Oilman, John S. Billings, Charles D. Walcott, S. Weir Mitchell, John Hay, Elihu Root, and Carroll D. Wright, or any four of them-.' at' the city of Washington, in the District of Columbia, by notice served in -person or by mail addressed to each Trustee at his place of residence; and the
Page 209 - William N. Frew, Robert S. Woodward, Charles L. Taylor, Robert A. Franks, James Bertram and their successors, are hereby constituted a body corporate by the name of Carnegie Corporation of New York, for the purpose of receiving and maintaining a fund or funds and applying the income thereof to promote the
Page 280 - It should be your effort to bring about a development of the Hague tribunal into a permanent tribunal composed of judges who are judicial officers and nothing else; . and who will devote their entire time to the trial and decision of international causes by judicial methods and under a sense of judicial responsibility." This is the judicial ideal realized,
Page 100 - the first Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees shall have power from time to time to increase its membership to not more than twenty-seven members. Vacancies occasioned by death, resignation, or otherwise shall be filled by the remaining Trustees in such manner as the by-laws shall prescribe; and the
Page 210 - hereafter impose, to convey such property, and to invest and reinvest any principal and deal with and expend the income of the corporation in such manner as in the judgment of the Trustees will
Page 100 - herein set forth and in general to have and use all powers and authority necessary to promote such objects and carry out the purposes of the donor. The said Trustees shall have further power from time to time to hold as
Page 212 - the powers of the Board of Trustees, in the management and direction of the business and the conduct of the affairs of the Corporation. It shall have supervision of the property of the Corporation and shall determine the investment of

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