Year Book of the Pennsylvania Society of New York

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The Society, 1901 - Bibliography
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Page 13 - My native country! thee, Land of the noble free, Thy name I love; I love thy rocks and rills, Thy woods and templed hills; My heart with rapture thrills, .Like that above.
Page 9 - Its specific object, as stated in its constitution, is to "cultivate social intercourse among its members, and to promote their best interests ; to collect historical material relating to the State of Pennsylvania, and to keep alive its memory in New York.
Page 53 - ARTICLE II. OBJECT. Its purpose shall be to cultivate social intercourse among its members and to promote their best interests, to collect historical material relating to the State of Pennsylvania and to keep alive its memory in New York.
Page 53 - SECTION 3. Any person residing in Pennsylvania, or born therein, or having been a resident thereof for seven consecutive years and residing elsewhere than in the city of New York, and not within fifty miles thereof, may be admitted as a Non-Resident Member. SECTION 4. Honorary Members shall be persons whose achievements have added fame to the State of Pennsylvania ; they shall be elected by the Council, but they may not vote nor hold office in the Society. ARTICLE IV. GOVERNMENT. SECTION I.
Page 34 - nutting' very much about the Constitution, but I know this: I wouldn't give a cent for a Constitution that didn't wash as well in fresh water as in salt. " (Laughter.) I said "cent" there. I understand the Governor used the more simplified spelling. (Laughter.) The House was convulsed, of course, and the appropriation was unanimously passed. Thus was our Constitution changed, not by law, but by laughter. It is astonishing what a good laugh...
Page 57 - Special meetings may be called by the President on request of three members of the Council, or on the written request of ten members of the Society. Fifteen shall form a quorum. SECTION 3. The Council shall meet from time to time as it sees fit, and hold its annual meeting immediately after the adjournment of the annual meeting of the Society. Five members shall constitute a quorum. ARTICLE VIII. ELECTION OF MEMBERS. All members shall be elected by ballot by the Council. ARTICLE IX. RESIGNATIONS....
Page 55 - ... Council and members of the Committees shall hold in office until their successors shall respectively have been chosen. ARTICLE VI. DUES. SECTION i. Each Active Member of the Society shall pay to the Treasurer an entrance fee of five dollars and annual dues of five dollars. SECTION 2. Each Non-Resident Member of the Society shall pay to the Treasurer an entrance fee of five dollars and annual dues of two dollars SECTION 3. Organizing members and members elected within one year after the adoption...
Page 54 - Section 9. In the absence of the president, one of the vicepresidents shall preside, with the same power as the president, and if no president or vice-president be present, the society shall elect a member to preside temporarily.
Page 54 - Association; he shall also be Chairman of the Board of Management; he shall, with the Secretary, sign all written contracts and obligations of the Association, and he shall perform such other duties as the Board of Management of the Association may assign him.

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