Page:The Folk-Lore Journal Volume 7 1889.djvu/511

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THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY WAS HELD ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26th, AT 8 P.M., AT THE. ROYAL ASIATIC SOCIETY'S ROOMS, 22, ALBEMARLE STREET.

The Hon. J. ABERCROMBY, and afterwards the President, ANDREW LANG, Esq., in the Chair.

The Annual Report of the Council having been read by the Hon. Secretary, it was moved by Mr. Nutt, seconded, and resolved : That the same be adopted.

The Treasurer's account for the year ending 31st December, 1888, having been read, it was moved by Mr. Granger Hutt, seconded, and resolved : That the same be approved.

A Special General Meeting, under Rule XL, was held for the purpose of (a) varying Rule IV. by the substitution of the words, " A Council of eighteen other members ; " instead of " A Council of twenty members," and (b) of Rule VI. by the substitution of the words, " The members of the Council shall be elected at the Annual General Meeting. Their term of office shall expire at such Annual General Meeting, and they shall be eligible for re-election," in place of the old rule ; (c) by the addition in Rule XI. of the word *' voting " in the last line; (d) the provision for the election of honorary mem- bers and other alterations.

It was moved by the Director, seconded by Mr. Ordish, and re- solved unanimously, that the rules, as amended, be approved and adopted.

The Ordinary Meeting of the Society was then resumed.