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illustrated.1889 Excerpt: ... name of the Association, but that all
matters of business, all resolutions, auytbing to which it was
desired to attach the weight of the name of the Association, would
be reported in the general meetings of the Association for action,
exactly as has been done during the present meeting. Nor was it my
thought that the amendment would necessitate simultaneous meetings
of the sections; that was a matter which could be left entirely to
the executive committee to arrange in making up the programme. I
have no sympathy with the " getting-into-a-corner" method of
discussing questions. This thing should not be done in a corner.
Laughter. We want the discussions of technical questions where all
can get at them. It has been recommended by the committee in charge
of the meeting this afternoon that the Association divide into
sections. I see no reason why provision for such division could not
be attached to this amendment, or why--and this would probably be
better--the sections proposed by my amendment could not divide in
this way without any special provision in the constitution--simply
splitting into committees, if you please. I would say further that
the plan proposed by Dr. Jenkins is applicable to the meetings of
sections proposed under this amendment. I move that a committee of
five be appointed by the chair to take this subject into
consideration and to report to the convention to-morrow. The motion
was seconded. The President. You have heard the motion. Are there
any remarks to be made t Mr. Armsby. May I amend my motion to make
the committee include the president of the Association? Mr.
Roberts. It appears to me that the motion does not provide for the
consideration of the question: How are we to got our workers to
these meetings? The President. The chair would...
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