Charter and Constitution and By-Laws of the Atlantic Steam Fire Engine Co., Page 18
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For not appearing at a regular or special meeting, 25
For leaving the meeting without the permission of the
For refusing to come to order when called upon by the
For keeping their hats on, or spitting on the floor or
stairways of meeting room, $5.00.
For informing any person not a member, of any personal
remarks, rejection of a candidate, disputes between members, if any occur,
or of any other private business of the company, $10.00, or expulsion at the
discretion of the company.
For using profane language or personal abuse during a
For non-attendance at a fire, unless occasioned by
sickness of self, or family, or absence from the city, or a total absence of
knowledge of fire. The roll shall be called after every alarm of fire and
after every fire and any member failing to answer to his name in either case
shall be fined $1.00, except as noted above; any member answering to the
roll call without having attended the fire shall be fined $2.00; provided
however, that there has been sufficient time from the sounding of the alarm,
and the "three taps," denoting the fire out. And it shall be the duty of the
officers to notice, as they may be able to, all members present at the fire.
When a member is known to give a false excuse to avoid
a fine or censure he shall be expelled.
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