Report of the Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention of the American Railway Master Mechanics' Association, Volume 32

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Pagina 283 - Education hereby invites the respective governing boards of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Institute of Mining Engineers, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the American Institute...
Pagina 8 - SEC 1. The officers of the Association shall be a President, a first Vice-President, a second Vice-President, a Secretary and a Treasurer.
Pagina 10 - At each annual meeting the president shall appoint a committee of five whose duty it shall be to report at the next annual meeting subjects for investigation and discussion, and if the subjects are approved by the Association, the president shall appoint special committees to report on them.
Pagina 11 - The by-laws may be amended at any regular meeting by a two-thirds vote of members present providing a copy of such amendment has been sent to all members at least 30 days prior to the meeting.
Pagina 50 - I move that the rules be suspended and that the secretary be instructed to cast the vote of the association for Mr.
Pagina 33 - It is far from my wish to promulgate to the world that the ridiculous expectations, or rather professions, of the enthusiastic speculist will be realised, and that we shall see engines travelling at the rate of twelve, sixteen, eighteen, or twenty miles an hour. Nothing could do more harm towards their general adoption and improvement than the promulgation of such nonsense.
Pagina 34 - Railways generally throughout the kingdom, and superseding all the canals, all the waggons, mails and stagecoaches, post-chaises, and, in short, every other mode of conveyance by land and by water, we deem them and their visionary schemes unworthy of notice. What, for instance, can be more palpably absurd and ridiculous than the following paragraph," — in which a prospect is held out of locomotives travelling twice as fast as stage-coaches. "We should as soon...
Pagina 34 - We should as soon expect the people of Woolwich to suffer themselves to be fired off upon one of Congreve's richochet rockets, as to trust themselves to the mercy of such a machine going at such a rate.
Pagina 10 - ... the first session of each annual meeting an auditing committee consisting of three members, not officers of the Association, shall be elected by ballot. It shall be their duty to examine at once the accounts and vouchers of the treasurer, and the books of the secretary, and certify whether they are correct or not.
Pagina 9 - Association, recommend the amount of the annual assessment. to call, to prepare for and conduct the general conventions, and to make all necessary purchases, expenditures and contracts required to conduct the current business of the Association, but shall have no power to make the Association liable for any debt to...

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