National Geographic : 1889 Apr
By-Laws. 171 ARTICLE VI. MEETINGS. Regular meetings of the Society shall be held on alternate Fridays. from November until May, and excepting the annual meeting, they shall be devoted to communications. The Board of Managers shall, however, have power to postpone or omit meetings, when deemed desirable. Special meetings may be called by the President. The annual meeting for the election of officers shall be the last regu lar meeting in December. The meeting preceding the annual meeting shall be devoted to the President's annual address. The reports of the retiring Vice-Presidents shall be presented in January. A quorum for the transaction of business shall consist of twenty-five active members. ARTICLE VII. AMENDMENTS. These by-laws may be amended by a two-thirds vote of the members present at a regular meeting, provided that notice of the proposed amendment has been given in writing at a regular meeting at least four weeks previously.