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Wisconsin farmer and northwestern cultivator
Vol. 4 (1852)

Wisconsin and Iowa farmer, and northwestern cultivator. Vol. IV, no. 8,   pp. [169]-192 PDF (9.2 MB)


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170                      WISCONSIN FARMER, AND                          
     Aug.,
rivaky. It is praisworthy  and   noble to ciety shall be ou the third Wednesday
in Jan-
cherish the natural desire to excel; but, that uary of each Year, at 10 oclock,
A. M  in the
                                             city ofFnDua.
desire should not be prompted by a mere con-  Art.f Fond Du Lac.
       sideration ~ of d.asad cns i        Art.  7 iii.  Ten   persons, 
actual members  of
sideration of dollars and cents in premiums; the Society, shall constitute
a quorum for the
but by a more enlarged and generous im- transaction of business, at any regular
meet-
pulse-the distinction obtained for producing ing thereof.
the best-and that of drawing out and diffu-  Art. 8th. All officers shall
be members of
sing I those lights of knowledge  which shall the Society and residents of
the county.
here be shed by the practical experience of oth-  Art. 9th.  The enrollment
of the name,
             . . *   .      , ,.    .     ~~~~and the payment of fifty cents,
and the pay-
ers;" giving a more enlightened direction to  nment of fifty cents 
 , and the pay-
                                             ment of fifty cents annually
thereafter, shall
labor, in ev*y department of industry.    constitute any person a member
of this Socie-
Fond Da Lee County Agricultural Society. ty.
                                               Art. 10th. The President shall
deliver, or
  An adjourned meeting was held at Rosen- cause to be delivered, an address
at each an-
dale on Saturday, July 1 7thfor the purpose of nual meeting.
organizing a County Agricultural So ciety for Art. 1ltlh. he Board of Directors
shall have
Fond Du Lac County. The meeting was call- power to enact such by-laws, not
incompatible
ed to order by the chairman, H. V. Wolcott with the Constitution, as they
may deem nec-
Esq. of Rosendale. The committee, appointed essary.
to draft a Constitution for the &Society, report-  Art. 12th.  This Constitution
can only be
ed; the report was accepted, and the following altered or amended, at a regular
meeting, by
CoNSTITUTION Was adopted.                   a vote of a majority of the members
present.
  Art. 1. This Association shall be called the  The following persons were
elected officers
Fond Du Lac County Ag icultural Society.  of the Society until the first
annual meeting.
  Art. 2nd. The object of this Society shall  President, Hon. N. M. Donaldson,
Waupun.
to promote the interests of Agi-iculture, 6toek- V  do  John Elwell, Taycheedah.
breeding, Horticulture, the Mechanic Arts, and  do     . Jenkinson, Metoer.
Domestic Manufactures.                           do      C. F. Hammond, Rosendale.
  ArL 3d. The officers of this Society shall be
a President, three Vice Presidents, a Treasur-  Treasurer, S. M. Haves, Fond
Du Lac.
er, a Recording  Secretary and a Correspond-  Cor. Sec. Elliot Brown MI.
D. Lamertine.
ing Secretary; all of whom shall constitute a  Rrc. Sec. Stos Hall I. D.
Rosendale
Board of Directors, to control the general in-  Resolved, That the Secretary
furnish a copy
terests and call meetings of the Society.  of the aboveproceedings, to be
published in the
  The election of all officers of the Society  papers of the County, and
also to the Wiscon-
shall be by ballot, at the time of the annual sin Farmer, published at Janesville.
meeting (after the first election) and they  resolved, That this meeting
adjourn, sine
shall hold their officers until the next succeed- die.
ing annual meeting, and until the election of              S. Hall, Ree.
Secretary.
their successors.                              losendale, July 17th, 1852.
  Art. 4th. The above named officers shall
perform the usual duties attaching to such  OMissIoN.-To make room for the
premi-
officers; shall appoint a business committee, 1un list for the State Fair,
and Dr. Kennicotes
consisting of one person 0 om each town of the Horticultural Notes, we are
compelled to 0-
County; and shall also, make all necessary ar- Tit our usual variety of Educational
matter,
ringements for fairs and exhibitions  and
shall have power to appoint all necessary com- wi ith several communications
and inquiries;
mittees, and shall attend to all other interests all of which will be. duly
attended to in the
of tbe Society. A majority of the Board of  Wt number.
Directors shall constitute a Qorum  of the
Board.                                             California Expre   Compaayj.
  Art. 5th. The business Committee shall en-  See the Advertisement of Wells,
Fargo &
deavor to promote the interests of the Socie- Company, on page 192. The responsibility
ty in their respective towns; by obtaining new a
members, and extending information of its andcorrectbusinesscharacterofthiscompany
operations                                  are well kown. Any business entrusted
to
  Art. 5th. The annual meetings of this So- them will be done up straight
and prompt.
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