The Society met in the law lecture-room of Columbian University at 9.45 o’clock a. m., Vice-President G. K. Gilbert in the chair.
In the absence of Dr. J. C. Welling, President of the University, who was expected to welcome the Society, Acting President Gilbert spoke a few words of greeting, and, in behalf of the Society, welcomed the invited foreign guests.
The Secretary announced the result of the balloting for the election of Fellows as follows:
William P. Blake, New Haven, Connecticut. Mining engineer.
Clarence Raymond Claghorn, B. S., M. E., Birmingham, Alabama. Economic geologist and mining engineer; now working on the geology of coal.
David T. Day, A. B., Ph. D., Washington, D. C. Chief of division of mining statistics and technology, United States Geological Survey.
Maj. Clarence E. Dutton, Ordnance Department, U. S. A., San Antonio, Texas. Formerly of . . .