The meeting was called to order at 8:10 P.M. by First Vice-President Lee with 58 members and guests present. At this final meeting of the year, the annual reports of the officers were presented to the members. Following the brief business meeting the Chairman introduced the speaker of the evening, an honorary member of the Club, Dr. Waldemar T. Schaller, of the United States Geological Survey. He addressed the Club upon the “Buried Deposits Of Borax in California.” In his talk he described the remarkable deposits of kernite which are the present principal source of borax in this country and described the interesting experiments bearing on its formation performed in the laboratory with final success. From this he gave his theory of the manner of its formation in California and showed lantern slides to bear out his postulates. The meeting adjourned at 9:50 P.M. following the appointment by incoming President Lee of George E. Ashby, Cecil H. Kindle and Walter E. Kuenstler to the Membership Committee; and L. N. Yedlin and M. Allen Northup to the Excursion Committee.

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