Proceedings of the Twenty-eighth Annual Convention of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, Held in Washington, D.C., January 23d to 28th, 1896

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The Association, 1896 - Women - 202 pages
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Page 191 - Number of Officers. The officers of the Association shall be a president, a...
Page 187 - VIII. This Constitution may be amended by a two-thirds vote at any annual meeting, after one day's notice in the Convention, notice of the proposed amendment having been given to the Business Committee, and by them published in the suffrage papers not less than three months in advance.
Page 138 - Every person shall be entitled to vote at such election who is a qualified voter of the city and qualified by the laws of the State to vote at any election for school officers.
Page 191 - By a single payment of Fifty Dollars any person may become a life member, exempt from annual dues.
Page 122 - Congress, two women were this year appointed members of the Board of Trustees of the Public Schools of the District of Columbia and are now serving as such.
Page 192 - Trustees. (2) The Vice-President shall preside at all meetings in the absence of the President, and...
Page 143 - purpose, meaning and importance of the bill of rights' (section 801) and further prescribes instruction in the 'principles of government proclaimed in the Declaration of Independence and established by the Constitution of the United States...
Page 127 - ... increasing the tax levy, the right of any citizen to vote shall not be denied or abridged on account of sex, and women may vote at such elections the same as men, under the same restrictions and qualifications, so far as applicable.
Page 147 - ... provided, that nothing herein shall enable such married woman to become an accommodation indorser, guarantor or surety, nor shall she be liable on any promise to pay the debt, or answer for the default or liability of any other person; provided further, how- Rpair.
Page 192 - This constitution may be changed or amended at any regular meeting of the Association, by a two-thirds vote of the members present, provided the intended change or amendment shall have been proposed in substance at the previous meeting.

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