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PAPERS AND PROCEEDINGS.
ART. IX. Sec. 1. The papers and proceedings of the Institute shall constitute assets, and be so borne on the books of the Treasurer and accounted for. Sec. 2. One copy of the proceedings, when published, shall be furnished to each member, life member, honorary member, and associate member, the Library of the Naval Academy, Corresponding Societies, Congressional Library, Boston Public Library, Library of Harvard University, and Naval Library at Mare Island. Sec. 3. Back numbers of proceedings shall be furnished to members at a charge which shall be fixed by the Executive Committee. The proceedings may be furnished to non members at a cost ten per cent. higher than that at which they are furnished to members. • - SEo. 4. No copies shall be furnished to members who are one year in arrear.
ART. X. No addition nor amendment to the Constitution and By-Laws shall be made without the assent of two thirds of the members voting. Notice of proposed changes or additions shall be given by the Secretary at least one month before action is taken upon them.
ARTICLE I. The rules of the United States House of Representatives shall, in so far as applicable, govern the parliamentary proceedings of the Society. ART. II. 1. At both regular and stated meetings the routine of business shall be as follows: 2. At executive meetings, the President, or in his absence the Vice-President, or, in the absence of both, a member of the Executive Committee will call the meeting to order and occupy the chair during the session; in the absence of these, the Society will appoint a chairman. 3. At meetings for presentation of papers and discussion the Society will be called to order as above provided, and a chairman will be appointed by the presiding officer, reference being had to the subject about to be discussed, and an expert in the specialty to which it relates selected. 4. At regular meetings, after the presentation of the paper of the evening, or on the termination of the arguments made by members appointed to, or voluntarily appearing to enter into formal discussion, the chairman will make such review of the paper as he may deem proper. Informal discussion will then be in order, each speaker being allowed not exceeding ten minutes in the aggregate unless by special agreement of the Society. The author of the paper will, in conclusion, be allowed such time in making a résumé of the discussion as he may
deem necessary. The discussion ended, the Chairman will close the proceedings
with such remarks as he may be pleased to offer. 5 At the close of the concluding remarks of the Chairman, the Society will
go into Executive Session, as hereinbefore provided, for the transaction of busi
ness, as follows:
Stated business, if there shall be any to be considered.
Unfinished business taken up.
Reports of Officers or Committees.
Applications for membership reported.
Miscellaneous business transacted.
New business introduced.
OFFICERS OF THE INSTITUTE.
COMMITTEE ON PUBLICATIONS,
Presidents of the Naval Institute since its organization.
1873. REAR-ADMIRAL J. L. WORDEN.
VICE-PRESIDENT, COMMODORE J. W. A. NICHOLSON.
CORRESPONDING SECRETARY, LIEUTENANT C. H. STOCKTON. INorfolk.
WICE-PRESIDENT, REAR-ADMIRAL C. R. P. RODGERS.
CORRESPONDING SECRETARY, LIEUTENANT T. B. M. MASON.
North Atlantic Station.
TEMPORARY CORRESPONDING SECRETARY, LIEUTENANT G. M. TOTTEN.
South Atlantic Station.
TEMPORARY CORRESPONDING SECRETARY, MASTER H. P. McINTOSH.
LIST OF MEMBERS.
39 I. April, 1880.
(Notice.—Members are requested to notify the Secretary if their address is incorrectly given, and also when their address is changed.)
ABBOTT, C. W., PAY DIRECTOR, Navy Yard, Boston.
ADAMS, J. D., 66 Pensacola, Pacific Station.