Charter and Constitution and By-Laws of the Atlantic Steam Fire Engine Co., Page 8
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ELECTION OF OFFICERS
Sec. 1. No member shall be elected to an office unless
he shall have received a majority of the votes cast; and unless he is at the
time, free from all fines and dues.
Sec. 2. No member who is more than one month in arrears
for dues or against whom any fine stands unpaid shall be entitled to vote at
any election of officers, or on any question for the disposal of company
property. And the Foreman shall have before him, before appointing the
teller, a complete list of those not qualified to vote under this section,
and he shall refuse the ballots of all such members.
Sec. 3. Written or printed ballots shall be used for
the election of officers.
DUTIES OF OFFICERS-FOREMAN
Sec. 1. It shall be the duty of the Foreman, to see
that the house, apparatus and other property of the company is kept in good
order. At an alarm of fire he shall proceed at once to the scene of the fire
and select a position for his apparatus. It shall also be his duty to assign
the officers and men to such special duties and positions as he may deem
expedient from time to time. He shall preside at all meetings of the
company. He shall enforce the By-Laws rigidly and impartially, and see that
the proper fines and penalties are imposed for all violations of Law. He
shall have the power to give a member permission to leave a fire, when
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