The Academy of Science of Saint Louis: 1893

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Academy of Science of Saint Louis, 1893 - Science - 91 pages
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Page 17 - Treasurer, who shall be elected by ballot at a regular annual meeting, and shall hold their offices for one year, or until their successors be chosen.
Page 20 - CORRESPONDING SECRETARY. It shall be the duty of the Corresponding Secretary to conduct such correspondence as may be required by the Board of Directors and the Standing Committees.
Page 17 - By-Laws and to such instructions as may be given by the Academy. ARTICLE VI. MEETINGS. SECTION 1. The meetings of the Academy shall be held at such times and places as the By-Laws may direct. ARTICLE VII. AMENDMENTS. SECTION 1. Amendments to this Constitution shall be submitted in writing at a regular meeting. They shall be open to discussion until at least the second meeting thereafter. They may then be adopted by a two-thirds vote of a letter-ballot, conducted in the manner prescribed by the Council.
Page 12 - Tim property and effects now belonging to the association aforesaid shall, on acceptance of this charter, thereby become vested in the corporation herein created, and all property owned or held by this corporation shall be exempt from taxation, so long as the same shall continue to be held and used in good faith for the objects and purposes aforesaid; but whenever any real estate of the corporation shall be leased to any other person or persons, the leasehold interest therein shall be taxable to>...
Page 18 - To encourage and promote special investigations in any branch of science, members of the Academy may form Sections which shall be constituted as herein provided. SEC. 2. For the formation of a Section written application shall be made to the Academy, at a regular meeting, by not less than six active members. On the approval of this application by the affirmative vote of two-thirds of the members present at the next regular meeting, the Section shall be established and the names of the petitioners...
Page 22 - Directors shall consider the matter, and, if they deem it best, shall advise the member that his resignation will be accepted. He shall, however, have the right to demand and receive a copy of the charges against him, and shall have a reasonable time to present a written defense. The...
Page 20 - Academy in its name by and with the advice of the Council. Besides his annual report to the Academy, the Treasurer shall make such further reports and statements concerning the financial affairs of the Academy as the Council may from time to time require. Before entering upon his duties, the Treasurer shall give bond in such sum as may be required by the Council.
Page 16 - Academy the sum of one thousand dollars ($1,000) or its equivalent, may be elected a Patron. SEC. 6. Persons may be admitted to any of the preceding classes of membership or dismissed therefrom in accordance with the regulations prescribed by the ByLaws. ARTICLE IV. OFFICERS. SECTION 1. The officers of the Academy shall be...
Page 11 - ... and by that name they shall have perpetual succession, may sue and be sued, implead and be impleaded, in all courts of competent jurisdiction ; may acquire by purchase, gift, or devise, receive and hold, property, real, personal, or mixed, and the same exchange, sell, lease, or otherwise dispose of, as they...
Page 23 - AND DUES. Resident active members shall pay an initiation fee of five dollars, and annual dues of six dollars, payable at the beginning of each year. Non-resident active members shall pay an initiation fee of five dollars and annual dues of one-half the dues for resident active members, payable at the beginning of each year. XVi. HONORARY MEMBERS AND PATRONS. Honorary members and Patrons shall be recommended by the Council, and elected by the unanimous vote of the members present at any regular meeting....

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