The Boston Terrier Club Constitution
This Association shall be known as and called the Boston Terrier
The object of the Club shall be to promote and encourage the
breeding and improvement of the Boston Terrier Dog, as defined
by its standard.
SECTION 1. Applications for membership must be accompanied by
the membership fee and endorsed by two members, and made at
least seven days before action by the Club, to the secretary or
a member of the membership committee, who shall refer it to said
committee for investigation.
SEC. 2. Any member can resign from the Club by sending his
resignation to the secretary in writing, and upon the acceptance
of such, all his interest in the property of the Club ceases
from the date of such resignation.
SEC. 3. Any member whose dues shall remain unpaid for one month
after the same becomes due, shall cease to be a member, and
forfeit to the Club all claims and benefits to which he would
have been entitled as a member, provided that the executive
committee may consider his case, and upon sufficient cause
shown, reinstate him to membership upon payment of his dues.
SECTION 1. The officers of the Club shall consist of a
president, vice-president, secretary, treasurer, and an
executive committee, of which three shall constitute a quorum;
said committee to consist of the above named officers and three
active members chosen by the Club.
SEC. 2. Any office vacated during the year shall be filled by
the executive committee.
SECTION 1. Nomination for officers and judges for the ensuing
year shall be made either by mail or from the floor, at a
meeting to be held in November, at least twenty days prior to
the annual meeting, the call to contain the purpose of the
meeting, after which nominations shall be closed. The secretary
shall mail a ballot containing all regular nominations to each
member in time to be voted at the annual meeting.
SEC. 2. The officers of the Club shall be chosen by ballot at
the annual meeting and shall hold their respective offices for
one year or until their respective successors are elected.
SEC. 3. Mail voting shall be allowed on amendments to the
Constitution, By-Laws, Standard and Scale of Points.
SEC. 4. Each member shall have the right to vote on the election
of officers and judges by mailing the official ballot duly
marked and sealed to the secretary, and enclosed in an envelope,
which envelope shall also contain the name of the member so
SECTION 1. There shall be meetings of the Club, at which seven
members present and voting shall constitute a quorum, held at
Boston, Mass., at such time and place as the president may
direct, but the annual meeting shall be held on the second
Wednesday in December of each year.
SEC. 2. A special meeting of the Club shall be called by the
president on the written application of five members in good