Village Improvements and Farm Villages

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J. R. Osgood, 1877 - Civic improvement - 192 pages
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Page 19 - a Secretary, and a Treasurer, who shall constitute the Executive Committee. These officers shall be elected at the annual meeting, and shall hold their offices until their successors shall have been elected. ARTICLE IV. It shall be the duty of the President, and in his absence of the senior Vice-President, to preside at all meetings of the
Page 19 - ARTICLE III. The officers of this Association shall be a President, two Vice-Presidents, a Secretary, and a Treasurer, who shall constitute the Executive Committee. These officers shall be elected
Page 21 - and protect a tree under the direction of the Executive Committee, or who shall pay the sum of one dollar annually, and shall obligate him or herself to pay the same for three years, shall be a member of this Association; and every
Page 64 - more heavily the better, as there is no limit to the amount of coarse manure that may with advantage be used for the establishment of permanent grass. In the spring, as soon as the ground is dry enough to work easily,
Page 15 - was suggested by frequent requests for information and advice on the more practical parts of the subject. At the outset it is to be said that the organization and control of the village society is especially woman's work. It requires the sort of systematized attention to detail, especially in the
Page 18 - object of this Association shall be to improve and ornament the streets and public grounds of the village by planting and cultivating trees, establishing and maintaining walks, grading and draining roadways, establishing and protecting good
Page 21 - Notice of such meeting shall be posted on each of the churches and at the post-office at least seven days prior to the time of holding said meetings, and a written notice shall be sent to all non-resident members. Other meetings of the Association may be called by the Executive Committee on seven days' notice as above prescribed. ARTICLE.
Page 19 - Committee, and to attend to all the correspondence of the Association. ARTICLE VI. It shall be the duty of the Treasurer to keep the funds of the
Page 19 - to preside at all meetings of the Association, and to carry out all orders of the Executive Committee. ARTICLE v. It shall be the duty of the Secretary to keep a correct and careful record of all proceedings of the
Page 39 - Hit him straight in the eye, is as good a maxim in draining as in pugilism." It is best not to pass up at the side of a spring, and so creep around behind it to head off its water; but to drive the drain straight through it, and far enough beyond it to tap and lead away at a lower level the water which causes

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