MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS. TWENTY-FOURTH ANNUAL MEETING. PEQUOT HOUSE, NEW LONDON, July 17, I888.
The Twenty-fourth Annual Meeting of the Society was called to order by the President, Dr. WILLIAM F. NORRIS, at IO A. M. The President made fitting allusion to the deaths of Drs. Agnew and Loring, appointed Dr. Myles Standish, Secretary, pro tem, and announced the following committees: Committee on Bulletin-Drs. SWAN M. BURNETT and F. BULLER.
Committee ont Membershipp-Drs. JOHN GREEN, ARTHUR MATHEWSON, SAMUEL THEOBALD, W. H. CARMALT, and C. S. BULL.
Azuditing Committee -Dr. C. J. Kipp. The Treasurer's Report was read and referred to the Auditing Committee, and subsequently accepted and ordered to be placed on file. Voted,- That the assessment for I888-I889 be $ IO. The Society went into Executive Session, and several nominations for membership were received. Regular session resumed. Drs. Carl Koller of New York and Frank Nodine of Cleveland, and all members of the Otological Society present in New London were invited to attend the meetings of the Society at this session. Dr. H. D. Noyes read a memorial of the late Dr. C. R. Agnew, which was referred to the Publishing Committee.
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On motion of Dr. Carmalt, it was voted that the Chair appoint a committee to make the proper minutes on the record of the death of Dr. E. G. Loring. The Chair appointed Drs. Carmalt and Bull. Dr. Green moved and it was voted- that Dr. Kipp be asked to draw up a proper minute in regard to the death of Dr. Joseph Aub. Dr. Green moved that the Publishing Committee be authorized to insert the portrait of Dr. Agnew in the next published transactions of the Society. Dr. Dennett moved that the same authority in regard to the publication of a portrait be authorized in the case of Dr. Loring. Both motions prevailed unanimously. The Committee on Bulletin reported, and the following papers were read: i. "A contribution to the treatment of Membranous Opacities in the Vitreous," by Dr. C. S. Bull. Discussed by Drs. Strawbridge, Dennett, and Theobald. 2. "A case of Pulsating Exophthalmos," by Dr. F. Buller. 3. "A case of Pulsating Exophthalmos," by Dr. C. J. Kipp. These cases were discussed by Drs. Tansley, Carmalt, Risley, and Randall. 4. "Refraction of the Cornea," by Dr. S. M. Burnett. Discussed by Drs. Koller, Noyes, Theobald, and Randall. 5. "Progressive Hypermetropic Astigmatism," by Dr. J. B. Emerson. 6. "A new Cataract Knife," by Dr. E. Jackson. 7. "Lachrymal Syringe and other New Instruments," by Dr. J. 0. Tansley. Discussed by Drs. Theobald, Risley, Mittendorf, and Noyes. 8. "'Bruise of the Eyeball,'" by Dr. Edward Jackson. 9. "'Sympathetic Myopia," by Dr. W. F. Mittendorf. Discussed by Drs. Tansley, Koller, Butler, Risley, and Green.
Adjourned at 2 P. M. to meet at 8 P. M.
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Meeting called to order at 8 P. M. Executive Session. Dr. Kipp reported that the Treasurer's report had been audited and found correct. Dr. Green reported for the Committee on Admissions, that the following gentlemen were recommended for election to the Society: Dr. CHAS. W. KOLLOCK; Dr. F. M. WILSON; Dr. LEwIS H. TAYLOR; Dr. J. C. LUNDY; Dr. B. J. MILLIKEN. Upon ballot, all of the above-named gentlenmen were elected
members of the Society.
Dr. Green read the following from the Executive 'Committee:
Recominended.- That a special meeting of this Society be held at the Arlington Hotel, Washington, D. C., on September I9, i888. Said meeting to be for the consideration of scientific 'subjects only, to the exclusion of all matters of business, which if brought before said special meeting shall be laid over until the next regular meeting in July, I889. The Society adopted the recommendation of the committee. The Committee on Membership made the, following nominations: For President -Dr. W. F. NORRIS. For Vice-President Dr. HASKET DERBY. For CQrresponding Secretary-Dr. J. S. PROUT. For Recording Secretary- Dr. S. B. ST. JOHN. For Publishzizg Cimmittee- Drs. D. B. ST. JOHN RoOSA, W. S. DENNETT, and the Secretary (ex officio).
The above officers were unanimously elected. The Committee recommended as the place of the next Annual Meeting, The Pequot House, New London, Conn., and it was so voted. The Bulletin Was then resumed. IO. "Hysterical Blindness in the Male," by Dr. William 0. Moore. Discussed by Drs. Randall, Noyes, Webster, Risley, and Jackson.
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i i. " A Test for Color-blindness," by Dr. Chas. A. Oliver. I2. "ltmbolism of Central Retinal Artery," by Dr. Chas. A. Oliver. Discussed by Drs. Mittendorf, Burnett, and Noyes.
Adjourned to 9 A. M. 1gth July. Meeting called to order at 9.30 A. M.
The records of the previous day were read and accepted, and the Chair appointed the following committee on discipline: Drs. Green, Bull, Mathewson, Carmalt, and Theobald. The name of Dr. Carl.Koller was proposed for membership by Drs. Carmalt and Norris.
The Bulletin was then resumed: r3. "A Case of Double Congenital Iridiremia," by Dr. S. Theobald. Discussed by Dr. Randall. I4. "Puncture of the Retina for Detachment," by Dr. T. Y. Sutphen. Discussed by Drs. Webster, Jackson, Holt, and J. F. Noyes. I5. "Exhibitikn of Photograph of a Case of Glioma," by Dr. F. P. Capron. Discussed by Drs. J. F. Noyes, Sutphen, Randall, St. John, Webster, Norris, and Jackson. i6. "Exhibition of Models showing the Refraction of Cylinders," by Dr. Swan M. Burnett. Discussed by Drs. Koller, Jackson, and Randall. I7. "A Case of Anomalous Outgrowth on the Optic Disk together with Drawings of anomalies of the Retinal Vessels," by Dr. B. A. Randall. I8. "Extraction of a Partially Absorbed Calcareous Lens," by Dr. David Webster. I9. * " The ,Designation of Prisms by -their Refracting Power," by Dr. Edward Jackson. Discussed by Dr. Koller. On motion of Dr. Mittendorf, it was voted that a committee be appointed to consider the subject of the designation of prisms, and to report at the Washington meeting, and Drs. * Not published as a separate paper, as the substance is embodied in the committee report u rther on.
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Edward Jackson, H. D. Noyes, and Swan M. Burnett were appointed as the committee. 20. "Card Specimen," by Dr. Samuel Theobald. Adjourned. Present at the Twenty-fourth Annual Meeting: Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr.
CHAS. S.- BULL, F. BULLER, SWAN M. BURNETT, PETER A. CALLAN, F. P. CAPRON, W. H. CARMALT, DAVID COGGIN,
GEORGE R. CUTTER, W. S. DENNETT, J. B. EMERSON, L. WEBSTER Fox, JOHN GREEN, E. E. HOLT, EDWARD JACKSON, CHAS. J. KipP, ARTHUR MATHEWSON, C. S. MERRILL,
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W. F. MITTENDORF, WM. 0. MOORE, WILLIAM F. NORRIS, HENRY D. NOYES, J. F. NOYES, CHAS. A. OLIVER, J. S. PROUT, B. ALEXANDER RANDALL, SAMUEL D. RiSLEY, MYLES STANDISH, SAMUEL B. ST. JOHN, GEORGE STRAWBRIDGE, T. Y. SUTPHEN, J. OSCROFT TANSLEY, SAMUEL THEOBALD, J. J. B. VERMYNE, DAVID WEBSTER.
H. G. MILLER,
Present by invitation: Dr. CARL KOLLER, Dr. FRANK NODINE.
Secretary, pro tem.