Annual Report of the Town Officers ... and the Town Records

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Page 43 - The Society shall meet annually on the second Wednesday in April. SEC. 2. The Board of Directors shall meet regularly on the second Wednesday of every second month, beginning May 10, 1892. SEC. 3. The Secretary shall call a special meeting of the Board at the written request of three members. ARTICLE IV. ELECTIONS. The officers and Board of Directors shall be elected annually at the meeting of the Society in May. All vacancies shall be filled by the Board until the next annual meeting. ARTICLE V....
Page 43 - Those of the first class shall hold office until their successors shall be elected, at the annual town-meeting, in the year 1861 ; those of the second class shall hold office until their successors shall be elected, at the annual town-meeting, in the year...
Page 15 - Provided, That nothing in this section shall be so construed as to apply to any bank, company, or corporation exercising banking powers or privileges...
Page 63 - Greeting: In the name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you are hereby required, forthwith, to warn the inhabitants of ward No.
Page 63 - Hereof fail not, and make due return of this warrant with your doings thereon to the Town Clerk, at the time and place of meeting as aforesaid.
Page 10 - A child between 7 and 16 years of age who may be found wandering about in the streets or public places of any city or town, having no lawful occupation, habitually not attending school, and growing up in idleness and ignorance, shall be deemed to be an habitual absentee, and, unless placed on probation as provided in section...
Page 45 - All injuries to books, beyond a reasonable wear, and all losses, shall be made good, to the satisfaction of the Library Committee, by the persons liable ; and any book not returned within one week after demand for it, made by the Librarian, shall be regarded as lost.
Page 45 - No person shall be allowed more than one volume, and no family of the same household shall be allowed more than three volumes, at any one time'. Books may be kept out of the Library fourteen days only ; provided always that any book may be renewed once to the same person, but not more than once, until it shall have remained in the Library one full Library-day. The fine for the retention of any volume over the time above specified shall be two cents for every day it is so retained. The provisions...
Page 45 - ... articles in the Public Library may be exchanged at any time at the discretion of the Trustees for the time being ; provided, however, that books, pamphlets, and articles presented to the Library shall not be disposed of, except with the consent of the donor, or his or her oldest heir-at-law. CHAPTER П.
Page 7 - Instead of looking to the /////development of a youth, both body and mind, where does our school system make any provision for the proper manly and womanly physical development of the children ? A vacation is occasionally given ; but where is the proper physical training of the pupils ? Nowhere. Surely nothing can be more absurd than this ; but it is not the less true. What school - committee - man thinks of a rounded, full-developed muscle and vigorous frame of body as the precursor of, support,...

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