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Whenever any member of the Society is reported to the Corresponding Secretary to have disqualified himself for membership, by reason of dishonorable or vicious conduct, he shall be reported to the President of the Society, who thereupon shall order a court of not less than three members of the Society to investigate the facts and report to the next meeting for the action of the Society in the case.
AMENDMENTS TO THE BY-LAWS.
FIRST. That article fourth of the By-Laws be amended so as to read:
“All questions and res ons, except amendments to the Constitution, shall be decided by majority of the members present. But amendments proposed to the Constitution shall be acted upon only at the meeting subsequent to the one at which they may be proposed, and shall require a vote of two-thirds of all members present."
SECOND. That any arrears of dues of deceased members may be paid by a relative or friend of a member so as to restore the record of a deceased member, same as provided for restoring the record of a living member who may be in arrears of dues.
The call for the seventeenth meeting of the Society was made by the following circulars:
OFFICE OF CORRESPONDING SECRETARY, SOCIETY OF THE ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE,
CINCINNATI, Huly 10, 1884. I have the honor to enclose herewith the official notification of the time and place of our next reunion, and in connection with which, desire to call your special attention to article 3d of our Constitution:
“The Society shall meet once in every year, and those officers who, for any cause, are unable to attend its meetings, will be expected to write to the Corresponding Secretary of the Society, and impart such information in regard to themselves as they may desire, and which may be of interest to their brother officers."
A. HickenLooper, Corresponding Secretary.
HEADQUARTERS SOCIETY OF THE ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE,
CINCINNATI, July 10, 1884. To the Members of the Society Army Tennessee:
The seventeenth annual reunion of the Society of the Army of the Tennessee will be held at Hotel Lafayette, Lake Minnetonka, (near Minneapolis and St. Paul,) Minn., on Wednesday and Thursday, August 13th and 14th.
The annual address will be delivered by General U. S. Grant.
LOCAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE.
General Jno. B. Sanborn, Chairman, St. Paul, Minn. General L. F. Hubbard,
General H. P. Van Cleve, General H. H. Sibley,
General W. R. Marshall, Captain W. McCrory.
Colonel H. G. Hicks, Judge Wm. Lochren,
Dr. A. A. Ames, Captain A. Barto,
Captain H. A. Castle, Captain J. B. Raymond,
Major A. W. Edwards, Captain E. L. Baker,
Major Thos. P. Wilson, General Samuel Harriman,
Captain Albert Scheffer, Captain C. K. Davis,
Dr. J. H. Murphy, Captain T. J. Sheehan,
General S. P. Jennison, General R. W. Johnson,
General J. T. Averill, Hon. Thos. Lowry,
General J. W. Bishop, General J. H. Baker,
Captain James Compton, Who will give due and timely notice of the details of their arrangements.
Officers who have at any time served with credit in the Army or Department of the Tennessee are, by our constitution, entitled to membership. Members of kindred societies are cordially invited to participate.
W. T. SHERMAN,
President. L. M. DAYTON, Recording Secretary. A. HICKEN LOOPER, Corresponding Secretary.
The Local Executive Committee issued its notice as follows:
Society or the ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE,
St. PAUL, Fuly 28, 1884. The following are the committees appointed in charge of the Society of the Army of the Tennessee at its seventeenth annual reunion at Hotel Lafayette, Lake Minnetonka, Wednesday and Thursday, August 13th and 14th, 1884.
General John B. Sanborn, Chairman. General L. F. Hubbard,
General H. P. Van Cleve, General W. R. Marshall,
Captain W. McCrory, Judge Wm. Lochren,
Dr. A. A. Ames, Captain H. A. Castle,
Captain J. B. Raymond, Captain E. L. Baker,
Major Thos. P. Wilson, Captain Albert Scheffer,
Captain C. K. Davis, Captain T. J. Sheehan,
General S. P. Jennison, General J. T. Averill,
Hon. Thos. Lowry, General J. H. Baker,
Captain James Compton, General H. H. Sibley,
Colonel H. G. Hicks, Captain A. Barto,
Major A. W. Edwards, General Sam. Harriman,
Dr. J. H. Murphy,
General J. W. Bishop.
COMMITTEE ON INVITATION.
General H. H. Sibley, Chairman. General H. P. Van Cleve,
General L. F. Hubbard, Hon. Alexander Ramsey,
Hon. W. D. Washburn, Hon. Eugene M. Wilson,
General W. T. Clark,
Colonel C. A. Morton.
COMMITTEE ON FINANCE.
General John B. Sanborn, Chairman, Colonel H. G. Hicks,
Albert Scheffer, Captain Wm. McCrory,
General Wm. R. Marshall, J. P. Rea,
General J. T. Averill,
General J. W. Bishop.
COMMITTEE ON BANQUET, PRINTING AND BADGES.
General W. T. Clark, Chairman. Major T. P. Wilson,
Major George Q. White, V. G. Hush,
Captain H. L. Gray,
Dr. J. A. Murphy.
COMMITTEE ON TOASTS.
Captain H, A, Castle, Chairman, General A. B. Nettleton,
Major A. W. Edwards, Fredrick Driscoll, Sr.,
Judge William Lochren, General J. B. Sanborn,
H. P. Hall,
COMMITTEE ON DECORATION.
Major Geo. Q. White, U. S. A., Chairman. W. A. Van Seyck, Esq.,
Geo. A. Brackett, Esq., W. E. Burwell, Esq.,
(Geo. Haggart, Esq., Captain C. McC. Reeve,
Otto Dreher, Esq., Captain J. J. McCardy,
Captain A. J. Merritt, Cass Gilbert, Esq.,
Howard Elmer, Esq.,
COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION.
General J. H. Baker, Chairman, General J. W. Bishop,
General R. W. Johnson, Captain Wm. McCrory,
General S. P. Jennison, Thomas Lowry,
Captain Ed. S. Bean. Badge-Green.
COMMITTEE ON RECEPTION.
Hon. Alex. Ramsey, Chairman, Dorilus Morrison,
General J. T. Averill, Geo. A. Pillsbury,
Maurice Auerbach, General Geo. L. Becker,
Loren Fletcher, Anthony Kelley,
P. H. Kelly, Isaac Atwater,
Edmund Rice, Captain C. McC. Reeve,
John S. Prince, J. B. Gilfillan,
Geo. A. Brackett, George Benz,
J. J. Hill, Major J. P. Rea,
N. W. Kittson, Frank P. Clarke,
W. D. Washburn, C. D. O'Brien,
John S. Pillsbury, John L. Merriman,
W. L. Banning, Albert Scheffer,
Colonel H. D. Hicks, T. F. Oakes,
C. M. Loring.
The several committees will receive their respective badges at the rooms of the Executive Committee, Hotel Lafayette, Lake Minnetonka, on the morning of the 12th inst.
Invited guests will receive their badges at the same place, on the morning of the 13th inst.
Tickets for the Banquet can be had at the room of the Banquet Committee, on and after Tuesday evening, August 12th.
Officers who have at any time served in the army or department of the Tennessee, are entitled to membership, and can join the Society by application to Colonel L. M. Dayton, Recording Secretary, who will be found at the room of the Executive Committee on the morning of Wednesday the 13th.
Jno. B. SANBORN, Chairman Local Executive Committee.