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State Corresponding Secretaries.
Miss Julia S. Tutwiler, Livingstone.
George Thornburgh, Little Rock.
Mrs. Ellen A. Weaver, Lytton Springs.
Dr. Minnie C. T. Love, Denver.
Chas. P. Kellogg, Waterbury.
Mrs. Emalea Warner, Wilmington.
Henry B. F. Macfarland, Washington.
Dr. J. W. Trammel, Chatcahooche.
John F. Barclay, Atlanta.
Franklin B. Gault, Moscow.
.F. C. Dodds, Springfield.
Ernest Bicknell, Indianapolis.
. Edwin H. Rishel, Atoka.
Maj. W. S. R. Burnette, Des Moines.
Geo. A. Clark, Junction City.
W. T. Rolph, Louisville.
Michel Heymann, New Orleans.
. Mrs. L. M. N. Stevens, Portland.
Miss Kate M. McLane, 1101 N. Charles St., Baltimore.
John D. Wells, State House, Boston.
Dr. James A. Post, Detroit.
George G. Cowie, State Capitol, St. Paul.
Col. J. L. Power, Jackson.
Miss Mary E. Perry, St. Louis.
Mrs. Laura E. Howey, Helena.
Rev. A. W. Clark, Omaha.
Mrs. I. N. Blodgett, Franklin.
Hugh F. Fox, Bayonne.
Rev. Mary J. Borden, Albuquerque.
Homer Folks, New York City.
C. B. Denson, Raleigh.
Mrs. S. P. Sargeant, Moselle.
Jos. P. Byers, Columbus.
Mrs. R. W. Ramsay, Guthrie.
W. R. Walpole, 213 4th Street, Portland.
Dr. Jas. W. Walk, Philadelphia.
Rev. W. L. Kennedy, Huntsville.
Mrs. C. G. Paddock, Salt Lake City.
Rev. J. Edward Wright, Montpelier.
W. F. Drewry, M.D., Petersburg.
Thos. P. Westendorf, Chehalis.
. Prof. Thos. C. Miller, Morgantown.
Jas. E. Heg, Lake Geneva.
. Miss Estelle Reel, Cheyenne.
..Dr. David Young, Selkirk.
On Laws of Settlement and the Right to Public Relief.
On Municipal and County Charities (including Public Outdoor Relief).
RULES OF PROCEDURE FOR THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE
OF CHARITIES AND CORRECTION.
The National Conference of Charities exists to discuss the problems of charities and correction, to disseminate information and promote reforms. It does not formulate platforms.
All persons who are interested in charities and correction may become members by registering their names and paying the annual fee.
Honorary members may be elected on recommendation of the Executive Committee.
The annual membership fee shall be $2.50, which shall entitle each member to a copy of the Proceedings and other publications of the Conference.
State Boards of Charities and other societies and institutions subscribing for the Proceedings in quantities shall be entitled to enroll their officers and members as members of this Conference at the rate of one member for each $2.50 paid.
The officers of the Conference shall be a President, three Vice-Presidents, a General Secretary, six Secretaries, a Treasurer, and an Official Reporter and Editor, also a Corresponding Secretary for each State and Territory. These officers shall be elected annually by the Conference.
The standing committees shall be an Executive Committee and a committee on each subject which it is proposed to discuss at the ensuing Conference,
The Executive Committee shall consist of the President, and all ex-Presidents ex officio, and seven members to be elected annually by the Conference.
The President, soon after the opening of the Conference, shall appoint a committee of seven on organization of the next Conference; also a committee of three on resolutions, to which all resolutions shall be referred without debate.
At each annual session of the Conference, on the first day after the organization, the members present from each State or Territory shall meet and appoint one of their number to represent them on a committee to be known as the Committee on Time and Place of the next meeting. The Committee on Time and Place shall meet on the afternoon or evening of the same day, for the purpose of receiving invitations from States, cities, or towns, and shall prepare a report which shall be presented to the Conference on the following morning. The vote on the report of the committee shall be taken by ballot, and every member of the Conference shall have the right to cast his ballot for the place of his choice, provided that no invitation shall be accepted which does not receive a majority of all the ballots cast; and provided, further, that the place of
meeting selected may be changed by the Executive Committee, if satisfactory local arrangements cannot be made.
IV. DUTIES OF OFFIcers.
The President shall be chairman, ex officio, of the Executive Committee, and shall have the supervision of the work of the several committees in preparing for the meeting of the Conference. He shall have authority to accept resignations and to fill vacancies in the list of officers and chairmen of committees, and to fill vacancies in, and add to the numbers of, any committee except the Executive Committee.
The General Secretary shall be ex officio Secretary of the Executive Committee, and Chairman of the Committee on Reports from the States. He shall conduct the correspondence of the Conference with officers, committees, and others, under the direction of the President. He shall have charge of the distribution of all announcements and programmes, and shall direct the work of the Secretaries, and be responsible for the correctness of the roll of members. He shall be the custodian of the unsold copies of the reports of the Proceedings, receive all orders for the same, and direct their distribution.
He shall receive all membership fees and proceeds of sales of the reports of the Proceedings, and pay the same promptly to the Treasurer. He shall receive compensation for his services and an allowance for clerk hire and other expenses, the amount and time of payment of which shall be fixed by the Executive Committee from time to time.
The Treasurer shall receive and disburse all moneys of the Conference, all disbursements to be made only upon order of the General Secretary, approved by the President or by some member of the Executive Committee, to be named by the President.
The Official Reporter and Editor shall report and edit the Proceedings of the Conference. The President of the retiring Conference and the Official Editor shall constitute a Publication Committee, and the work of editing shall be under the direction of the committee.
The Corresponding Secretaries shall be responsible for the annual reports from their several States. It shall be their duty to secure the attendance of representatives from public and private institutions and societies.
V. THE DUTIES OF COMMITTEES.
The Executive Committee shall be the President's Advisory Board, and shall hold the powers of the Conference in the interim between the meetings. The Executive Committee may appoint sub-committees to attend to matters of detail. Meetings of the Executive Committee shall be called by the President of the Conference, and five members shall constitute a quorum, provided that, when the Conference is not in session, three members shall constitute a quorum.
The Local Committee shall make all necessary local arrangements for the meeting, and provide funds for the local expenses, such as hall rent, salary and expenses of the Reporter, and all necessary printing except the Proceedings, in such amount as the Executive Committee may determine.
The President, in consultation with the Chairman of each Standing Committee, shall arrange the programme for the sessions and section meetings, and shall so arrange it as to give opportunity for free discussion; provided that the programme, before final adoption, shall be submitted to the Executive Committee for its approval.
No paper shall be presented to the Conference except through the proper committee, and no paper shall be read in the absence of the writer, except by unanimous consent.