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Wisconsin State Horticultural Society / Annual report of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society for the year 1910
Volume XL, Part II (1910)

Constitution,   pp. [3]-4 PDF (464.0 KB)


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WISCONSIN STATE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY.
The Vice President shall act as President in case of the absence, dis-
ability or removal of the President.
The Secretary shall conduct the general correspondence of the Society
and keep a record of the business and of the proceedings at all meetings
of the Society and of the Executive Committee; he shall keep, safely and
systematically, all books, records, papers and documents belonging or per-
taining to the Society or the business thereof; he shall countersign all
deeds, leases and conveyances, and, when necessary, acknowledge the
same.
The Treasurer shall receive and safely keep all moneys, notes, securities
and property of the Society, which may come into his hands and shall pay
out or dispose of the same only upon such terms and conditions as the Ex-
ecutive Committee may direct or the by-laws provide. He shall keep a
correct account of all moneys received and disbursed and shall render such
account of the same as shall be required by the Executive Committee or
prescribed in the by-laws. And he shall execute a bond to the Society,
in such sum, and with such sureties, as the Executive Committee shall
approve, conditioned upon the faithful performance of his duties, and for
the payment and delivery to his successor of all the money and property
of the Society in his hands or under his control; which bond when ap-
proved shall be filed with the Secretary.
The said officers shall perform such other or additional duties as may
be required and any of the duties and powers of said officers may be per-
formed or exercised, so far as is lawful, by such other officers, persons
or
committees as the Executive Committee may provide.
Article 7. The members of the Executive Committee from the several
congressional districts shall be chosen by the delegates of their respective
county or local societies present at the annual meeting of this Society,
or
in case of the absence of delegates from such societies or in case of failure
to elect, such members shall be chosen from among the members of this
Society present from such districts. But if any district is not repre-
sented the vacancy shall be filled by vote of the members of this Society
present at the annual meeting.
Article 8. The term "county and local horticultural societies"
shall
include any organization that shall have for its object the advancement
of the interests of its members in the growing or sale of horticultural
crops; provided that such society acts by authority of a regularly adopted
constitution and makes an annual report to the Secrrtary of the state
society.
Article 9. The Society shall hold its annual meeting for the election of
officers, exhibition of fruits, and discussions, in the city of Madison,
Wis-
consin. Other meetings shall be held at such time and place as the Ex-
ecutive Committee may direct.
Article 10. Only persons holding memberships according to the regula-
tions of the Society shall be members of it.
Article 11. This Constitution, with the accompanying by-laws, may be
amended, at any regular meeting of this Seciety by a two-thirds vote of
the members present; provided that such amendment is presented in
writing.
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