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Volume 33, 1900
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Officers of Incorporated Societies, and Extracts From the Rules.

Wellington Philosophical Society.

Office-bearers for 1901.—President—G. V. Hudson, F.E.S.; Vice-presidents—H. B. Kirk, M.A., Sir J. Hector, K.C.M.G., M.D., F.R.S.; Council—G. Hogben, M.A., R. C. Harding, H. N. McLeod, R. L. Mestayer, M.Inst.C.E., E. Tregear, F.R.G.S., Martin Chapman, and George Denton; Secretary and Treasurer—R. B. Gore; Auditor—T. King.

Extracts from the Rules of the Wellington Philosophical Society.

5. Every member shall contribute annually to the funds of the Society the sum of one guinea.

6. The annual contribution shall be due on the first day of January in each year.

7. The sum of ten pounds may be paid at any time as a composition for life of the ordinary annual payment.

14. The time and place of the general meetings of members of the Society shall be fixed by the Council, and duly announced by the Secretary.

Auckland Institute.

Office-bearers for 1901.—President—J. Stewart, Esq., C.E.; Vice-presidents—Professor H. W. Segar and J. Batger; Council—C. Cooper, H. Haines, A. Hunter, C.E., E. V. Miller, T. Peacock, J. A. Pond, Dr. H. Swale; Professor Talbot-Tubbs, Professor A. P. Thomas, J. H. Upton; Secretary and Treasurer—T. F. Cheeseman, Auditor—W. Gorrie.

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Extracts from the Rules of the Auckland Institute.

5. Any person desiring to become a member of the Institute shall be proposed and seconded by two members of the Institute, and shall be balloted for at the next meeting of the Council.

6. The annual subscription shall be one guinea. Members may at any time become life-members by one payment of ten guineas in lieu of future annual subscriptions.

9. The annual subscription shall become due on the first day of April for the year then commencing. The first year's subscription of a new member shall become due on the day of his election.

30. An annual general meeting of the Institute, convened by advertisement or circular, shall be held in the month of February in each year.

32. Ordinary meetings for the reading of papers, and for transacting the general business of the Institute, shall be called at such times as the Council shall decide.

Philosophical Institute of Canterbury.

Office-bearers for 1901.—President—Captain F. W. Hutton; Vice-presidents — Mr. J. B. Mayne, Dr. W. P. Evans; Hon. Secretary—Professor A. Dendy; Hon. Treasurer—Dr. Charles Chilton; Council—Dr. W. H. Symes, Mr. L. Cockayne, Mr. R. M. Laing, Mr. C. C. Farr, Professor Scott, Mr. A. E. Flower; Hon. Auditor—Mr. George Way, F.I.A., N.Z.

Extracts from the Rules of the Philosophical Institute of Canterbury.

8. Every member of the Institute other than honorary shall pay one guinea annually as a subscription to the funds of the Institute. The subscription shall be due on the 1st January in each year.

9. Members may compound for all annual subscriptions of the current and future years by paying ten guineas.

15. The ordinary meetings of the Institute shall be held monthly during the months from May to November, both inclusive, on such day as the Council may determine.

Otago Institute.

Office-bearers for 1901.—President—Mr. G. M. Thomson; Vice-presidents—Mr. E. Melland and Mr. F. R. Chapman; Hon. Secretary—Professor Benham; Hon. Treasurer—Mr. W. Fels; Council—Messrs. A. Bathgate, S. Barningham, C. W. Chamberlain, A. Hamilton, T. D. Pearce, Dr. Hocken, and Dr. Colquhoun; Auditor—Mr. D. Brent.

Extracts from the Constitution and Rules of the Otago Institute.

2. Any person desiring to join the society may be elected by ballot, on being proposed in writing at any meeting of the Council or society by two members, and on the payment of the annual subscription of one guinea for the year then current.

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5. Members may at any time become life-members by one payment of ten pounds and ten shillings in lieu of future annual subscriptions.

8. An annual general meeting of the members of the society shall be held in January in each year, at which meeting not less than ten members must be present, otherwise the meeting shall be adjourned by the members present from time to time until the requisite number of members is present.

(5.) The session of the Otago Institute shall be during the winter months, from May to October, both inclusive.

Westland Institute.

Office-bearers for 1901.—President—Mr. A. Mahan; Vice-president—Dr. Teichelmann; Hon. Treasurer — Mr. G. K. Sinclair; Trustees—Messrs. T. W. Beare, W. Heinz, J. J. Clarke, J. S. Dawes, J. B. Lewis, D. Macfarlane, R. McNaughton, J. Park, H. L. Michel, A. J. Morton, G. Perry, and Dr. Macandrew.

Extracts from the Rules of the Westland Institute.

3. The Institute shall consist (1) of life-members—i.e., persons who have at any one time made a donation to the Institute of ten pounds ten shillings or upwards, or persons who, in reward of special services rendered to the Institute, have been unanimously elected as such by the committee or at the general half-yearly meeting; (2) of members who pay two pounds two shillings each year; (3) of members paying smaller sums, not less than ten shillings.

5. The Institute shall hold a half-yearly meeting on the third Monday in the months of December and June.

Hawke's Bay Philosophical Institute.

Office-bearers for 1901.—President—W. Dinwiddie; Vice-president—F. Hutchinson, jun.; Council—J. E. H. Jarvis, M.R.C.S., T. Hall, H. Hill, B.A., F.G.S., J. S. Large, T. Tanner, A. Ronald, M.B., Ch.B.; Hon. Secretary—James Hislop; Hon. Treasurer—J. W. Craig; Hon. Auditor—G. White.

Extracts from the Rules of the Hawke's Bay Philosophical Institute.

4. The annual subscription for each member shall be one guinea, payable in advance on the first day of February in each year.

6. Members may at any time become life-members by one payment of ten pounds ten shillings in lieu of future annual subscriptions.

(5.) The session of the Hawke's Bay Philosophical Institute shall be during the winter months from May to October, both inclusive; and ordinary meetings shall be held on the second Monday in each of those six months, at 7.30 p.m.

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Southland Institute.

Office-bearers.—Trustees—Ven. Archdeacon Stocker, Rev. John Ferguson, Dr. James Galbraith.

Nelson Philosophical Society.

Office-bearers for 1901.—President—The Bishop of Nelson; Vice-presidents, A. S. Atkinson and Dr. Mackie; Hon. Secretary—R. I. Kingsley; Hon. Treasurer—Dr. Hudson; Hon. Curator—R. I. Kingsley; Assistant Curator—E. Lukins; Council—The President, Vice-presidents, Hon. Secretary, Hon. Treasurer, F. G. Gibbs, E. Lukins, J. S. Chatterton, and J. G. Bartell.

Extracts from the Rules of the Nelson Philosophical Society.

4. Members shall be elected by ballot.

6. The annual subscription shall be one guinea.

7. The sum of ten guineas may be paid in composition of the annual subscription.

16. Meetings shall be held on the second Monday in every month.

23. The papers read before the Society shall be immediately delivered to the Secretary.