Council approve of the action of the President, the officer shall be
suspended until the next meeting of the Association.
He shall fill the vacancy until the Council have decided the matter.
He shall sign orders for the Treasurer to pay money, voted by
the Council or the State Association and none others, unless special¬
ly authorized to do so by the Council or State-Association.
He shall call a meeting of the Council, whenever, in his opinion,
the good of the cause demands, and shall transaot any business,
not in conflict with the constitution, which he shall be instructed by
the State Association or the council to transact, or that he may
consider necessary for the good of the cause.
2. It shall be the duty of one of the Vice Presidents, desig¬
nated by the Council, when the State Association is not in session,
to perform the duties of the President, when, for any cause, ho
is unable to perform them. And if a vacancy arises when the Council
is not in session, the President may designate one of the Vice Presis
dents to perform his duties.
Each Vice President shall be President of the County Association
if there be one in the county in which he lives, during the time he
remains Vice President, and shall labor to promote the interests
of the Association in his county.
3. It shall be the dirty of the Recording Secretary to keep a
correct and impartial record of all the proceedings of the Associa¬
tion, and, to attend to any business that the Association may direct.
4. The Corresponding Secretary shall condnct the corre¬
spondence of the Association and Council, under the direction of
5. The Chaplain shall open all the meetings of the Associa¬
tion with prayer.
6. The Treasurer shall be elected by the Council, and may
be removed by the same, upon the recommendation of the President,
whenever, in his opinion, the Treasurer shall not faithfully perform
He shall have charge of all money or other property, belonging to
the Association, and shall give to the President a bond iu such sum
as the Council may require for the faithful discharge of his
He shall pay out no money except upon order, approved by the
President and signed by the Secretary of the Council.
He shall invest the money in his hands in such a manner as the
Council may direct.
ART. V—members—The members of this Association shall
be elected annually by the Subordinate Associations.
Each Subordinate Association shall be entitled to one representa^
tive, and one for each three hundred members or for a fraction
over half that number.
The members of the Convention which form this Constitution
■ind the officers elect of the Association shall be honorary members.