Report of the National Academy of Sciences for the Year ...

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1908
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Page 12 - STATE OF NEW YORK,) County of New York,) ss. : On this day of , 1910, before me personally came to me known and...
Page 4 - States as may be designated, and the academy shall, whenever called upon by any department of the Government, investigate, examine, experiment, and report upon any subject of science or art, the actual expense of such investigations, examinations, experiments, and reports to be paid from appropriations which may be made for the purpose, but the academy shall receive no compensation whatever for any services to the Government of the United States.
Page 66 - The local authorities, on the adoption and purchase of a voting machine, may provide for the payment therefor in such manner as they may deem for the best interest of the locality...
Page 14 - York and studied medicine, receiving the degree of doctor of medicine from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1845.
Page 3 - The President of the National Academy of Sciences. SIR: I have the honor to present herewith the annual report of the home secretary of the National Academy of Sciences for the year ending April 24, 1914.
Page 81 - Council, after the adoption of this article, two members shall be elected to serve for three years, two for two years and two for one year ; and annually thereafter two members shall be elected for three years.
Page 13 - Institution that is required to report to Congress, should refrain from participation in the deliberations of said National Academy of Sciences on this subject and from voting on or joining in any recommendation hereunder. . The report of this committee will be found on pages 27-31. COMMITTEE ON CONSERVATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES. The president was authorized to appoint a committee of three to cooperate with the National Commission on the Conservation of Natural Resources. He accordingly appointed...
Page 37 - Willson, treasurer Fort Worth eclipse party, to pay part of the expense of publishing the observations made by the party at Fort Worth In July, 1878. Published: Report of the Observations of the Total Solar Eclipse, July 29, 1878, made at Fort Worth, Tex.
Page 60 - Resolved, That a committee of five members be appointed by the president, to recommend to the Academy such measures as may be necessary to the proper execution of the trust.
Page 21 - The names of the members present at each daily meeting shall be recorded in the minutes, and the members present at any meeting shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. SEC. 3. Scientific meetings of the Academy, unless otherwise ordered by a majority of the members present, shall be open to the public; those for the transaction of business, closed.

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