The Condor/1 (2)/Official Minutes of Southern Division
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Official Minutes of the Southern Division
Official Minutes of Southern Division.
The January meeting of the Division was held on Jan. 28, 1899 at 403 Bradbury Block, Los Angeles, President McCormick presiding and Messrs. McCormick, Leland, Swarth, Wicks and Robertson present. Messrs. Wall and Warner of San Bernardino were present as visitors. The resolutions regarding the Bulletin matter as drawn up by the Northern Division were approved and adopted. Resolutions respecting the death of J. Maurice Hatch of Escortdido who died on May 1, 1898 were adopted as follows:
Whereas by the death of J. Maurice Hatch, the Cooper Ornithological Club of California has lost an able and efficient member, and one of its most devoted students of bird life, be it
Resolved that we extend our heartfelt sympathy to the members of his bereaved family and be it further
Resolved that a copy of these resolutions be enrolled in the minutes of this meeting; that a copy be sent to the family and that the same be published in the Bulletin.
Mr. W. E. Tyler of Los Angeles was unanimously elected to active membership. The name of J. J. Schneider of Anaheim was proposed for membership. A bill for $1.15 for expenses was ordered paid. A paper entitled "A Day with the Raptores" from the Northern Division was read after which the meeting adjourned to meet at Pasadena February 25.
The Division met Feb. 25, 1899 at the residence of F. S. Daggett in Pasadena, President McCormick calling the meeting to order. Those present were F. S. Daggett, A. I. McCormick, H. S. Swarth, M. L. Wicks Jr., F. Reiser, Chas. Groesbeck and Howard Robertson. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved. J. J. Schneider of Anaheim was elected to active membership. The following papers were read: "Summer Resident Warblers of Arizona" by O. W. Howard and "Capture of a California Condor" by H. G. Rising. After general discussion the meeting adjourned to meet at Mr. Grosbeck's on March 25.