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Wisconsin State Agricultural Society / Transactions of the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society, including the proceedings of the state agricultural convention held in February, 1885, together with other practical papers
Vol. XXIII (1885)

Consitution,   pp. [2]-3


Page [2]

CONSTITUTION, 
ARTICLE I. 
OF THE NAME AND OBJECT OF THE SOCIETY9 
This Society shall be known as the " Wisconsin State Agricultural So-
eiety." Its objeet shall be to promote the advancement of agriculture,
hortieulture, and the mechanical and bousebold arts. 
ARTICLE II. 
OF THE MEMBERS. 
The Society shall consist of life members, who shall pay, on subscribing,
twenty dollars, and of honorary and corresponding members, who shall be 
elected by a two-thirds vote of all the members of the executive board, at
any regular meeting. The presidents of county agricultural societies 
shall be members ex-offleio, entitled to the same privileges as life mein-
bers, and together, shall be known as the generalcommittee of the 
Soeiety. 
ARTICLE III. 
OF THE OFFICERS. 
The offleers of the Society shall consist of a president, one viee-president
for each congressional distriet of the state, a secretary, a treasurer, and
seven additional members, who shall hold their respective offiees for a 
term of one year from the first day of January next succeeding the date 
of their election, and until their successoys shall have been eleeted; and
all of whom, together with the e*x-president latest in offlee, and the presi-
dent and general secretary of the Wisconsin Academy of Seienees, Arts 
and Letters, shall constitute the executive board. 
ARTICLE 1V. 
OF THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF OFFICERS. 
The presidents aDd viee-presidents shall perform such duties as are com-
anon to such ofricers in like associations, as may be required by the execu-
tive board. 
The seeretary shall keep the minutes of all meetings, and have immedi- 
ate charge of the books, papers, library, and colleotions, and other property


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