The first general session of the Society was called to order at 9.50 o’clock a. m., Tuesday, December 30, at Guyot Hall, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, by President Smith, who introduced Prof. W. B. Scott, who in turn welcomed the visiting geologists in the name of Princeton University.
In the absence of the printed Council report, which had been delayed in transit, the Treasurer presented his annual report from manuscript.
The Auditing Committee, consisting of E. B. Mathews, U. S. Grant, and T. W. Vaughan, was then elected, and the Treasurer’s report was referred to it.
The Secretary declared the vote for officers for 1914 as follows, the ballots having been canvassed and counted by the Council in accordance with the By-Laws:
GEORGE F. BECKER, Washington, D. C.
Waldemar Lindgren, Boston, Mass.
Second Vice-President: . . .