The complete works of Kate Chopin
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Publisher: Date:8/5/2009 - General Books LLC
By: Kate Chopin
Excerpt from book: the case of lapsed members we receive them back on their signing the Constitution and take them without further recommendation. I move the Secretary be requested to draw an amendment to the By-Laws to this effect. Motion carried. Dr. Bartlett: I ask now to present the report of the Committee on Legislation. The committee did not meet this last year as there was little for them to do except to organize for the next legislature. We corresponded with some fifteen hundred gentlemen a year ago, and we discovered some five hundred of them were not at the places at which we addressed circulars. We took the addresses from the Polk directory mostly. We learn the Polk Company is going to issue a new directors- this spring. We, therefore, have accomplished nothing and have spent no money. We now come before you vith a few recommendations, and without taking further time I will simply read the resolutions we have drawn: Resolved, That a committee of five be appointed by this Society to present the bill published in our transactions for the last year, entitled, "A bill to prevent incompetent persons from commencing the practice of medicine in the State of Wisconsin," to the next Legislature, and to use every reasonable means to secure its passage. Resolved, That this Committee be empowered to appoint sub-committees in the different parts of the State to assist in this important work, and secure the assistance of all intelligent voters possible in this laudable undertaking. Resolved, That this Society appropriate three hundred dollars to defray the expenses of this committee for printing, postage, etc. It is not necessary, gentlemen, to take any time in discussing the points in the bill, because we have found what we did not know when we discussed it so lucidly a year ag...