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G. W. COLBY.
GEO. W. HANCOCK.
L. J. ROSE
R. H. NEWTON
W. P. COLEMAN
L. U. SHIPPEE
P. A. FINIGAN
SECTION 1. It shall be the object of this Society to encourage the cultivation of the soil, and San José.
the general development of all the agricultural resources of this State.
SÉC. 2. To foster every branch of meclianical and household arts calculated to increase the
Sec. 3. To extend and facilitate the various branches of mining and mining interest.
SECTION 1. Annual Members.--Any person who has, during the year cighteen hundred and - Sacramento. sixty-five, or who shall, during this year, or any subsequent one, pay into the funds of this Stockton. Society the sum of five dollars, may become a meinber of the same; such membership to expire
on the thirty first day of the following December. San Francisco.
Sec. 2. Life Members.–Any person may become a member for life by the payment of fifty dollars; or, if already a meniler, by the payment of forty dollars, and shall thereafter be exempt from all dnes and assessments.
Honorary and Corresponding Membcrs.--Any person whom the Board shall propose Sacramento. may be elected an honorary or corresponding member, and shall enjoy, free of charge, all the
privileges of the Society, except voting and holding office.
Sec. 4. Privileges of Members.--Any citizen of this State, being a member of this Society, Yolo (P. O. Sacramento). of the same, and have free aslınission, accompanied by his wife and minor children, to all the
shall be eligible to office, entitled to vote, and enjoy the free use of the library, under the rules exhibitions of the Society, and shall be perinitted to compete for premiums in any or all depart
Sec. 5. Expulsion of Members ---Any member who shall present for exhibition any article or animal which he is not entitled by the rules of the Society to exhibit, or who shall attempt to deceive, or be guilty of a breach of good faith toward the Society, nay be expelled by a vote
of two-thirds of the members present at any meeting of the Society; provided, always, that no _Sacramento. member shall be expelled unless written notice of the alleged offense shall have been served on
him, or lest at his usual place of residence, at Icast twenty days previous to the action.
H. M. LARUE
I, N, HOAG
SECTION 1. The officers of this Society shall consist of a President and nine Directors, who shall constitute a State Board of Agriculture, five of whom shall constitute a quorum. They shall elect a Treasurer and Secretary, not members of the Board. They may also appoint, annually, as officers of the Board, a chemist, a botanist, a meteorologist, a geologist, a metallurgist, an ornithologist, and an etomologist, and define the duties of each. They may appoint such committees on the various departments of agriculture, mining, and manufactures, either generally, or for specifie purposes, as they may deem important for the best interests of the State, and require such committees to report the results of their investigations to the Board at such tiines as may be named by them.
SEC. 2. Duties of President. The President shall preside at all meetings of the Board and of the Society; shall have power to call special meetings of the Board when necessary, and at the written request of len ineinbers may call extra meetings of the Society ; shall appoint all meetings not otherwise provided for; sliall vote only at the election of officers, and in case of a tie; and shall sign all financial and official documents emanating froin the Society, and not otherwise provided for. In the absence of the President from any meeting of the Board or Society, any Director may be called to the chair, and during such meeting, and for the completion of any business transacted, or ordered at the same, shall have the same powers as the