Proceedings at the Annual Meeting of the National Civil-Service Reform League Volume a - 19

Proceedings at the Annual Meeting of the National Civil-Service Reform League Volume a - 19

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...that the people of St. Louis, and throughout the State, are loyal to your cause." Brief reports were also made for Massachusetts, by Richard Henry Dana; for Cambridge, by W. W. Vaughan; for Maryland, by Charles J. Bonaparte, and for Indiana, by Lucius B. Swift. The Secretary read letters from the Secretary of the Civil Service Reform Association of Denver, and from the President of the Merchants' Association of San Francisco with reference to recent movements in favor of the merit system by charter amendments in their respective cities, resulting, in the latter case, in the establishment of a complete and satisfactory system by popular vote. The following papers were then read: "The Competitive Plan in the Filling of Offices of the Higher Grades." by Silas W. Burt, of New Yorkjt "Civil Service Reform as a Factor in Municipal Reform," by Clinton Rogers Woodruff, of Philadelphia; read by Mr. R. Francis Wood. On motion the League then adjourned. German House, December 15, 1899, 10 A. M. The League reconvened at 10 o'clock. The business in order being the annual election of officers. The President called Gen. Aiken to the chair. Mr. Vaughan, of Massachusetts, for the Nominating Committee, reported the nomination of Hon. Carl Schurz as President for the ensuing year, and moved that the Secretary be instructed to cast the vote of the League for the re-election of Page 69. f Page 52. Mr. Schurz. The motion was seconded by various members, and carried unanimously. The Secretary cast the ballot, and Mr. Schurz was declared elected. After a brief address, in which Mr. Schurz expressed the hope that the work of the League will prove as prosperous in the future as it has in the past, he resumed the chair. On motion of Mr. Vaughan, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236537521
  • 9781236537522