National Geographic : 1898 Sep
416 THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY be members of the Board of Managers. These committees shall be ap pointed at the beginning of each fiscal year to serve until their successors are designated. ARTICLE VI. - Dues. SECTION 1. The annual dues of active members shall be five dollars, of corresponding members two dollars. SECTION 2. The fiscal year of the Society shall begin on the first day of June. The annual dues of new members shall be payable within thirty days after election. The dues of members elected in April or May shall be credited to the following year. SECTION 3. Annual dues may be commuted and life membership ac quired by the payment at one time of fifty dollars. SECTION 4. Members in arrears shall not be entitled to vote at the an nual meeting, and members two years in arrears shall be dropped from the roll. ARTICLE VII. - Meetings. SECTION 1. Regular meetings of the Society shall be held on alternate Fridays from November until May. SECTION 2. Special meetings may be called by the President. SECTION 3. The annual meeting shall be the last regular meeting in May. SECTION. 4 . Twenty-five active members shall constitute a quorum. SECTION 5. Regular meetings of the Board of Managers shall be held on the same days as the regular meetings of the Society; special meetings may be held at the call of the President or on notice signed by five mem bers of the Board. ARTICLE VIII. - Publications. The Society shall publish a journal or periodical under the title, THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE, which shall be sent to all members of the Society not in arrears, and may be placed on sale. ARTICLE IX. -Amendments. These By-Laws may be amended by a two-thirds vote of the members present at any regular meeting, provided the proposed amendments are reported by the Board of Managers, and provided that printed notice thereof has been sent to all active members of the Society not less than three nor more than thirty days before the meeting. ELECTION OF OFFICERS. -At a meeting of the Board of Managers, held June 3, officers for the ensuing year were elected as follows: President, Dr Alexander Graham Bell; Vice-President, Prof. W J McGee, Treas urer, Mr Henry Gannett; Recording Secretary, Mr F. H. Newell; Cor responding Secretary, Miss Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore. ELECTIONs. -New members have been elected as follows: May 6.- H . E . Orsborn, S. W . McCallie. June 3.-Mrs C. Atwater Day, Hon. Lewis E. Payson, W. W . Burdette, Rev. Charles D. Kreider. June 24.-J . B. Bottineau, H. Hayden Sands, S. J . Caswell, M. D. July 18.- Walter E. Colwell, Eugene La Grove, Dr J. C . Gordon, G. Shelby Crump.