President Merriam called the Society to order in general session at 10 a. m., Monday, December 31, in Rehearsal Hall of the Carnegie Museum. Doctor Holland welcomed the Society to Pittsburgh in a patriotic speech, which was appreciated and warmly applauded by the members. Following Doctor Holland, President Merriam opened the exercises with an inspiring address, the keynote of which was our duty to science at the present dark moment.
The first matter of business before the Society was the report of the Council, which was then presented.
To the Paleontological Society, in ninth annual meeting assembled:
This year’s Council has held two regular meetings for the transaction of the Society’s business—one at the adjournment of the meeting at Albany, December 29, and the second just before the present session. As usual, most of the business has been conducted by correspondence. The following reports of . . .