MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS. THIRTY-SEVENTH ANNUAL MEETING. PEQUOT HOUSE, NEW LONDON, July I7, I901. The Thirty-seventh annual meeting of the Society was called to order by the President, Dr. 0. F. WADSWORTH, at IO A. M. The President announced the following committees: Committee on Bulletin -Drs. C. H. WILLIAMS and MYLES STANDISH. Committee on Membership -Drs. JOHN GREEN, GEO. C. HARLAN, W. H. CARMALT, C. S. BULL, and E. GRUENING. Auditing Committee- Dr. P. A. CALLAN. The Committee on Bulletin reported and the following papers were read: I. Report of committee on supplementary reports of cases which have been. previously rep-orted.to the Society, by Dr. Edward Jackson, Chairman. This report was not read in full, but ordered published in the Transactions. The committee recommended that a similar report be made every ten years, and it was so ordered by vote of the Society. 2. An improved lantern ior detecting- color-blindness to supplement the wool tests, Drs. Wm. Thomson and A. G. Thomson. 3. Report of. Committee on. Standards and Methods for Examination for acuteness of vision, color-sense, and hearing, by Dr. C. H. Williams, Chairman. Dispi1ssed,by Drs., Carmalt, Theobald, Williams, Green, and Kipp.
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Voted, That the report of the committee be accepted and the reconmnmendations embodied therein be adopted, leaving out paragraph nine. Drs. J. P. Davidson of Richmond, Va., and F. L. Waite of Hartford, Conn., were invited to attend the sessions as guests of the Society. 4. Contribution to the pathology of vascular growths into the vitreous, with demonstration of a specimen, Dr. W. B. Marple. Discussed by Drs. de Schweinitz, Mittendorf, Risley, Wadsworth, A. G. Thomson, and Marple. 5. Case of melanotic giant-celled sarcoma of the limbus associated with an implanted secondary growth in the lower lid, Drs. Wadsworth and Verhoeff. Discussed by Drs. Holt, de Schweinitz, and Risley. 6. Case of sarcoma of the choroid followed by phthisis bulbi and twenty years later by perforation of the anterior part of the globe and rapid growth of the,neoplasm, Dr. Kipp. 7. Double panophthalmitis of septic origin, Dr. Jackson. 8. Case of primary tuberculosis of the iris (with microscopic specimen), Dr. Hepburn. 9. Corneal cyst (with specimen), Dr. Gruening. IO. Sarcoma of iris (specimen), Dr. Gruening. Discussed by Dr. Kipp. ii. Histological description of an eyeball with dropsical degeneration of the rod and cone visual cells of the retina, which clinically simulated glaucoma, Drs. de Schweinitz and Shumway. I2. Extraction of a large foreign body from the anterior chamber with complete preservation of vision (with photograph of the foreign body in situ), Dr. St. John. 13. Case of foreign body in the eye eighteen years; three attacks of uveal inflammation of the other eye without loss of vision, Dr. Hubbell. Discussed by Dr. Kipp. I4. Results of X-ray diagnosis and of operation in injury from foreign bodies, Dr. Sweet.
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Discussed by Drs. Standish, Holt, and Sweet. Adjourned to 3 P. M.Called to order at 3 P. M. I5. Concerning -the treatment of the apparently unaffected eye in monocular glaucoma, Dr. de'Schwein'itz. Discussed by Drs. Bull, Risley, "Grueiing,' Harlan, Theobald,' Kipp, Callan, Pooley, Standish, Williams, Jackson, Koller, Randall, Wadsworth, and de Schweinitz. i6. A'new instrument for determining the position of the axes of the eyes, Dr. Williams. I7. An unusual case of chronic inflam'rfiatory hypertrophy of the lid-margin, Dr. Cheney. i8.- Thrombosis of cavernous sinus, Dr. Jackson. I9. Anophthalmos congenitus, Dr. Claiborne (by title). 20 A note concerning the ocular conditions in anchylostoma duodenalis, Dr. Hansell. 21. Corneal Loupe with oblique illumination, Dr. Koller. 22. A new incandescent electric lamp for ophthalmoscopic examinations, Dr. Williams. 23. Two new instruments, Dr. Theobald. 24. Cyst of vitreous, Pr. Koller. Discussed by Dr. Risley. 25. Adenom'a of meibomian glands (with colored drawings ,of the clinical picture and microscopic demonstration of the original tumor and its development into adeno-sarcoma and adeno-carcinoma), Dr. Knapp. Discussed by Dr. Wadsworth. Society then went into executive session. Several names of proposed new members were read by the Secretary and referreol to the Committee on Membership for next year. Treasurer's report, reported' correct By Auditing.Committee, was accepted and ordered on file. Dr. Carmalt moved'that a committee of one be appointed by the President to prepare for the Society a memorial of our
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late colleague, Dr. Henry D. Noyes, and that a request be made of his family for a portrait, of which a copy shall be prepared for publication in the Transactions, and that a minute expressing our appreciation of his services to the Society, and our sense of personal loss in his death, be communicated to them. This memorial shall contain a list of his professional publications. Motipn carried, and Dr. C. S. Bull appointed. A letter from Dr., F. P. Sprague, resigning membership in the Society, was read by the Secretary. Voted, Not to accept the resignation, but to transfer Dr. Sprague to the list of honorary members. The deaths of Dr. F. W. Abbot of Buffalo and of Dr. Wm. F. Aiken of Savannah were reported. Dr. Williams moved that the Committee on Standards and Methods. of Examination for acuteness of vision, color-sense, and hearing be continued with the addition of Dr. Jno. Green, and that they be instructed to prepare a set of standard test type and communicate the same to the Society. MQtion carried. The Committee on Membership reported favorablv on the following names of candidates, which were placed on the list of associate members, as no demand for a ballot was made: Dr. H. D. Bruns of New'Orleans, La.; Dr. Herbert Harlan of Baltimore, Md.; Dr. G.'Oram Ring, Philadelphia, Pa.; Dr. E. W. Stevens, Denver, Col.; Dr. H. W. Kilburn, Boston, Mass.; Dr. Alex. Quackenbos of Boston, Mass..; Dr. L. A. Prefontaine of Springfield, Mass.; Dr. R. G. Reese of New York city.Dr. Kipp moved that it is the sense of the Society that the President should hold office for one year only. Motion lost. The Executive Committee reported the following list of officers for the ensuing year, and by a vote of the Society the Secretary, was instructed to cast the ballot of the Society and they were duly elected: Presidentt Dr. 0. F. WADSWORTH. Vice-President-Dr. C. S. BULL.
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Corresponding Secretary -Dr. J. S. PROUT. Recording Secretary and Treasurer -Dr. S. B. ST. JOHN. Publication Committee -Drs. W. S. DENNETT, R. H. DERBY, and the Secretary (ex oicio). Delegate to the Congress of Physicians and Surgeons - Dr. J. D. RUSHMORE. Alternate - Dr. C. S. BULL. Voted, That the assessment for next year be $5. Place of meeting for I902, New London, provisionally subject to change if thought best by a committee consisting of DrS. B. St. John, H. G. Miller, and W. H. Carmalt. Dr. Carmalt moved that the limit of membership be raised to I75. Dr. Knapp moved to amend by making membership unlimited. The amendment was withdrawn and the motion passed. Adjourned to July i8th, I0 A. M.
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Meeting called to order at 10 resumed. 26. A study of six cases of metastatic choroiditis occurring in the course of pneumonia due to "grippe," Dr. Bull. Discussed by Drs. Knapp, Mittendorf, Wadsworth, Bull, Koller, and Gruening. 27. Dislocation of the lachrymal gland, Dr. Mittendorf. 28. Case of Hunterian chancre of the caruncle, Dr. Hepburn. Discussed by Drs. Pooley, Ring, Harrower, and Hepburn. 29. Demonstration of photographs of a case of congenital coloboma of the upper lid; a case of tumor of both lids supposed at first to be angioma, but found to be hypertrophy of the lachrymal gland, and a case of papilloma of the sclero-corneal margin, Dr. W., E. Lambert. Discussed by Drs. Gruening and Koller. Adjourned.
S. B. ST. JOHN, Secretary.
Present at the Thirty-seventh Annual Meeting: Dr. S. B. ST. JOHN, DR. CHARLES H. WILLIAMS, Dr. G. W. ALLYN, Dr. C. J. Kipp, Dr. T. B. SCHNEIDEMAN, Dr. C. M. CULVER, Dr. H. F. HANSELL, Dr. W. M. SWEET, Dr. W. CHEATHAM, Dr. S. D. RISLEY, Dr. J. B. EMERSON, Dr. WHEELOCK RIDER, Dr. G. C. HARLAN, Dr. J. 0. TANSLEY, Dr. D. HARROWER, Dr. GEO. F. FISKE, Dr. G. W. HALE, Dr. A. MATHEWSON, Dr. W. F. MITTENDORF, Dr. T. R. POOLEY, Dr. N. J. HEPBURN, Dr. E. E. HOLT, Dr. G. E. DE SCHWEINITZ, Dr. P. N. K. SCHWENK, Dr. J. H. CLAIBORNE, Dr. F. M. WILSON, Dr. J. D. RUSHMORE, Dr. A. A. ALLING, Dr. H. G. MILLER, Dr. A. A. HUBBELL, Dr. JNO. GREEN, Dr. B. A. RANDALL, Dr. H. 0. REIK, Dr. 0. F. WADSWORTH, Dr. F. N. LEWIS, Dr. EDW. JACKSON, Dr. S. THEOBALD, Dr. E. GRUENING, Dr. W. B. MARPLE, Dr. W. H. CARMALT, Dr. H. R. PRICE, Dr. T. H. FENTON, Dr. R. A. REEVE, Dr. P. A. CALLAN, Dr. W. K. ROGERS, Dr. C. KOLLER, Dr. W. E. LAMBERT, Dr. D. COGGIN, Dr. W. 0. MOORE, Dr. H. WV. RING, Dr. J. W. INGALLS, Dr. D. B. LOVELL, Dr. W. D. HALL, Dr. D. W. HUNTER, Dr. MYLES STANDISH, Dr. F. S. CHENEY, Dr. C. S. BULL, Dr. A. G. THOMSON, Dr. H. KNAPP, Dr. C. H. MCILWAINE.