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P R ESERVE FOR REFERENCE

Bulletin No. 124-C

FED E RAL RESERVE BANK O F C H ICAG O
79 WEST MONROE STREET

Oc'romm 14, ] 9] 8

TO AI,L BANKS IN GROUP 3:
(Banks whose capital and surplus is less than $200,000.)
The Federal Reserve Board has designated November 19, 1918, as the date
for opening the polls for the election of a Class "B" Director to succeed Mr.
A. H. Vogel, whose term expires December 31, 1918.
Mr. Vogel was elected by the banks in Group 3, which, at the time of t]10
last election, consisted of banks having a capital and surplus of $59,000 and
less. Under the provisions of the amendment to the Federal Reserve Act, which
became a law on September 26, 1918, the Federal Reserve Board has re-classified
the banks for the purpose of electing Directors, so that now GROUP 3 IS COMPOSED OF BANKS WHOSE CAPITAL AND SURPLUS IS LESS THAN
$200,000. Therefore, in the coming election
YOUR BANK WILL VOTE WITH THE BANKS IN GROUP 3,
which group will elect a Class "B" Director to succeed Mr. A. H. Vogel.


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NOMINATION OF DIRECTORS
( Carnlidatcs arc nominated by a resolution of the Board of Directors of the
member bank.)
Each member bank in Group 3 may at this time nominate to the Chairman
of the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, one candidate for Director of Class "B."
For this purpose you will please use the blank CERTIFICATE OF NOM1NA1'1ON l!'OR CLASS "B" DIRECTOR, 1918, a copy of which is enclosed.
These certificates of nomination must be returned so as to reach the Chairman before 3:00 P. M., November 9, 1918.

Nominations received thereafter will

not be listed.
Prior to November 19, 1918, a list of the candidates so nominated shall be
compiled by the Chairman, indicating by whom nominated, and a copy of said
list fmn is heel to each rnrmber bank together with the form of ballot.

ELECTION OF DIRECTORS
(The voting can be done only by the au thorizcd officer named in the resolutions
furnished for that purpose.)
Blank resolutions ]rnye been sent to all member hanks in this district so that
ench may, by rcsolntion, authorize nnd designate its presic1ent or other officer

to cast thr vote of


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memher hank in the coming election.

Only banks hav-

ing a copy of this resolution on file with the Chairman prior to December 10,
1918, will be permitted to vote.
Within fifteen days after tho receipt of the list of candidates referred to
above, tho duly authorized officer of a member bank shall certify to the Chairman, by making a cross upon the preferential ballot (which form will be furnished with list of candidates) opposite the name of his first, second, third, and
other choices for a Director of Class "B"; but he shall not vote more than one
choice for any one candidate.
All preferential ballots must be returned and in the hands of the Chairman
by 3 :00 P. M., December 10, 1918.
Class "B" candidates must be acti vcly engaged in this district in agriculture, commerce, or some other industrial pursuit, and must not be officers, directors, or employees of any bank.
The announcement of tho result of tho election will be made on or about
December 10, 1918.
In returning the enclosed forms, please observe tho following instructions:
"\Vrite plainly, or fill in on the typewriter the information called for.
See that tho signature of tho proper officer of your bank is signed on tlw
certificate blank.

Affix the seal of your bank to each certificate.


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Respectfully,
W. A. HEATH.

Chairman

CERTIFICATE OF NOMINATION FOR CLASS B DIRECTOR, 1918
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
District No. 7.

Group No. S.

At a meeting of the Board of Directors of the ....................

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(Na m e of Bank)

(C ity )

(State)

Total Capital and Surplus, $ ......................
(See Foot Note )

duly called and held on the- - -- ···············day of......................................................... _......., 1918, a quorum
being present, on motion, duly made and seconded, it was

"Resolved, That..........·-·························-··-···· · - - - - - - - - ----····-• o~----···-······--····-••-whose occupation is_··--······-·····--··-··--•·······-···············•····••··- ···--·-·-·-·• be, and he is hereby nominated as a
candidate for director of Class B of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, and the cashier
is hereby authorized, empowered and directed to certify his name to the Chairman of the
Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago as the nominee of this association, in accordance with the provisions of Section 4 of the Act of Congress approved
December 23, 1913, as amended September 26, 1918, known as the Federal Reserve Act."
I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of a resolution of the
Board of Directors of this Association, duly adopted on the date specified, and pursuant

thereto, I hereby certify that..·-··-···-·····························-····-·--·-··-·········-··-···---------'s the duly
accredited nominee of this Association for a Class B director of the Federal Reserve
Bank of Chicago In Group No. 3.
(SEAL)

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To W. A. HEATH,
Chairman, Board of Directors,
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
~ote.- Group No. 3 is comprised of all member banks whose capital and surplus is
less than $200,000.

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