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tee, and to discuss and transact any other business that might come before this committee.

Members of the various committees present were Drs. Gallie, Buckley and King of the Ad Interim Committee; Drs. Wheeler, Logan, Grant and Thorpe of the Publication Committee; and Dr. Bacon of the 'Transportation Committee.

The first business to come before the meeting was the report of the Transportation Committee. Dr. D. C. Bacon, Chicago, reporting for this committee, gave in detail the various routes and the itinerary for a special train or trains from New York City to the Panama Pacific Dental Congress. Dr. Bacon asked for an expression of the individual opinion of the various members present, relative to their preference in the routing of this special train. The majority expressed themselves as favorable to the Santa Fe route thru Los Angeles.

The committee then took up and discussed, informally, matters pertaining to the Panama-Pacific Dental Congress.

VOTED that the president and secretary be instructed to advise the officers of the Panama-Pacific Dental Congress, that this body would suggest, that the congress be limited to one week instead of ten days, if it is possible to make such arrangements.

ON MOTION made, seconded and carried, the president and Secretary were instructed to secure from Dr. Platt, if possible, two sessions for the House of Delegates of the N. D. A., preferable days being Wednesday and Thursday, September 1st and 2nd.

The president and secretary were also instructed to arrange for hotel headquarters for the officers of the N. D. A.

This meeting then took a recess in order that the Publication Committee might hold a meeting.

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Immediately following the Publication Committee meeting, Dr. Gallie again called the Ad Interim Committee to order at 11 a. m.

The Secretary read a communication from the Treasurer, Dr. H. B. McFadden, suggesting that Drs. Chas. R. Butler of Buffalo, N. Y., be elected to life membership in the N. D. A. Dr. Butler was President of the American Dental Association in 1888.

UPON MOTION of Dr. J. P. Buckley, which was duly seconded, Dr. Butler was elected to life membership.

The cost of printing the 15,000 certificates and the making of mailing tubes for the same was thoroly discussed and the secretary authorized to let the contract to C. L. Ricketts, Chicago. The contract amount for the 15,000 certificates was $27.80 per M, making a total of $507.00, less 10 per cent discount, $446.30. The cost of the 15,000 mailing tubes at $6.00 per M, would amount to $90.00, less 10 per cent discount, $81.00.

THE SECRETARY was authorized to pay all printing and stationery bills.

THE BALANCE due the Whitelock Press for publishing the Official Bulletin was allowed.

THE GENERAL SECRETARY presented his itemized expense account from July 10 to November 1, a total of $829.62. This bill included all postage for mailing the Official Bulletin, mailing certificates and other postage accounts in connection with the Secretary's office. This itemized statement also included all telephone, telegraph, freight, and office labor bills, etc. This bill was allowed.

THE GENERAL SECRETARY submitted a detailed statement taken from the National Dental Association ledger-secretary's cash book-showing the total receipts and disbursements to Nov. 1, 1914.

This statement had been 0. K.'d by Harry O. Dungan, assistant cashier of the Citizens' State Bank, Huntington, Indiana.

The Secretary suggested that this re. port when prepared for publication include all receipts and disbursements to Jan. 1, 1915.

ON MOTION of Dr. Buckley, the Secretary and Treasurer were authorized to close their books on Jan. 1, 1915, and publish these reports in the Journal.

It was decided to hold the next meeting in Ann Arbor, Mich., on January 26, 1915.

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned.

THE BILL to R. L. Polk of $5.00 for one directory was allowed.

CLINTON FISHER'S bill for $58.00 for

Meeting of the Ad interim Committee.

Ann Arbor, Mich., Jan. 26, 1915.

Pursuant to the call of the president, the Ad Interim Committee met in the Allenel Hotel, Ann Arbor, Mich., January 26, 1915, at 1:30 p. m.

The meeting was called to order by the President, Dr. Don M. Gallie, who announced that the Committee had met to transact important business relative to the work of the Publication Commitof the State of New York. Motion carried.

tee, the Scientific Foundation and Research Commission, the National Relief Committee and any other business that might come under the jurisdiction of the Ad Interim Committee.

Every member of the Ad Interim Committee was present. The members of this committee consist of Gallie, King, Ward, Burkhart and Buckley.

The members of the Publication Committee, other than those included in the Ad Interim Committee present, were Drs. Wheeler, Logan and Grant.

Dr. Price explained to the board that in order for the Research Institute to carry on its work to the best ad. vantage, it would be necessary for them to make arrangements whereby their re. search records, researches, etc., could be published. Dr. Price suggested that the Research Institute have a special department in The Journal of the National Dental Association, and that all of their records and announcements appear in our own publication.

After this matter had been thoroly discussed, in an informal way, Dr. Burkhart moved and Dr. Buckley seconded the motion, that the Research Instituto of the National Dental Association be given a department in The Journal for the publication of its proceedings and work. The space to be under the control of the Journal Committee of the N. D. A. and the directors of the Research Institute. Motion carried.

DR. WESTON A. PRICE, chairman of the Scientific Foundation and Research Commission, appeared in behalf of this commission explaining in detail the work that the members of this commission had done in trying to perfect articles of incorporation for an organization to be known as the Research Institute. This entire proposition was discussed informally from every phase of the articles of incorporation, necessary to secure a charter for this Research Institute.

Dr. Price on behalf of the commission expressed his hearty thanks for the cooperation and support of the National Dental Association in the perfecting of the Research Institute.

DR. BUCKLEY made the following motion which was seconded by Dr. Ward that the recommendations of the commission be approved as follows:

That the present membership for the incorporation may be increased to (40) forty and that the Board of Directors may be increased to (24) twenty-four; also, that the directors shall give bond from a security company subject to the approval of the Board of Directors. The premium to be paid for by the Research Institute. This motion was carried.

DR. GAYLORD, chairman of the Relief Committee, gave a report on the work being done by his committee and suggested plans for its future work. After these plans were thoroly discussed, the board unanimously agreed that if the plans of this committee were perfected as outlined by the chairman, that it would greatly increase the responsibility of the National Dental Asociation.


MOVED by Dr. Buckley and seconded by Dr. Burkhart, that the Ad Interim Committee, representing the Board of Trustees of the National Dental Association, ratify the plan of the commission and direct them to proceed and take such steps as may be necessary for the proper and legal incorporation of the Research Institute of the National Dental Association in accordance with the laws

UPON MOTION made, seconded and carried, the Relief Committee was quested to furnish additional information and suggestions for the proper consideration of the work of this committee to the Board of Trustees before the first session of the House of Delegates, 1915.

The Secretary of the National Dental

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The report of the work being done by the Legislative Committee was read and filed.

MOVED by Dr. Burkhart and seconded by Dr. Buckley, that 25 per cent of the advertising receipts be placed to the credit of The Journal fund. Carried.

The Secretary of the Kentucky State Dental Society reported that they had made an error and sent in 1914 dues$24.00 in excess of their membership, and thru their Secretary, they asked for a return of this amount. The Ad Interim Committee instructed the National Secretary to inform the Kentucky Society that, in view of the fact that their State had seated its quota of delegates in the National House of Delegates on the strength of a membership of 300, no funds below this amount ($300.00) could be returned.

Dr. King reported that, thru Dr. Platt (the President of the Panama-Pacific Dental Congress), he had contracted for the Clift Hotel as headquarters for the officers of the National Association and that he had also secured on the program of the Panama-Pacific Dental Congress two afternoon sessions of the House of Delegates, September 1 and 2.


UPON MOTION made, seconded and carried, all advertising matter must first be sumbitted to the Journal Committee for their approval before publication.

UPON MOTION of Dr. Burkhart, which was duly seconded, the membership fee for foreign dentists in the N. D. A. was increased to $2.00.

UPON MOTION of Dr. Buckley, which was duly seconded, the Secretary was instructed to place in the files of the association the report of the Necrology Committee for 1914.

Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the National

Dental Association.

Chicago, Ill., LaSalle Hotel,

February 27, 1915.


Pursuant to the call of the President of the National Dental Association, the Board of Trustees met at the La Salle Hotel at 10 a. with the following present: Gallie, King, Hartzell, Burkhart, Buckley, and Ward. The other members of the Board sent proxies as follows: Boardman's proxie to Burkhart, Hinman's and White's proxies to Buckley, and Grieve's and Wherry's proxies to King, which proxies are hereto attached, marked exhibits (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e).

The object of this Board meeting was specified in the call as follows:

Huntington, Indiana,

February 20, '15. To Board of Trustees:

The president, Dr. Gallie, has instructed me to call a meeting of the Board of Trustees to meet in Chicago at the La Salle Hotel, February 27th, 1915, at ten o'clock a. m. This meeting will be for the purpose of filling the vacancy caused by the death of Dr. H. B. McFadden, Treasurer of N. D. A.

The Board will also fill the vacancies caused by the death of Drs. T. E, Turner, ly elected Secretary of Section Nil, to ti!! the unexpired term of the late Dr. W. Ernest Walker, New Orleans, Louisiana.

DR. CARL D. LUCAS, Indianapolis, Indiana, was unanimously elected a member of the Scientific Foundation and Re. search Commission to fill the unexpired term of the late Dr. George E. Hunt, Indianapolis, Indiana, providing the Trustees of the N. D. A. have the authority to fill this vacancy.

Second Vice President, St. Louis, Mo.; W. E. Walker, Secretary, Section III, New Orleans, La., and Geo. E. Hunt, Indianapolis, Ind., member of Research Commission, and transact any other business that may come before

this body.

This will be a very important meeting. We must comply with the law and rules of banks and bonding companies, therefore the Secretary will have to certify under seal-after the Trustee meeting, that the meeting was called in legal form and conducted according to the rules. He will also have to certify to the election of a Treasurer and the various resolutions authorizing the transfer of money and property.

Trusting you may be able to attend, and with best wishes and kindest regards, I am

Fraternally yours,

OTTO U. KING, Secretary.”

MOVED by Dr. Burkhart and seconded by Hartzell that the Secretary be given absolute authority as to all details relative to the time of closing of forms, and correction of copy. Carried.

MOVED that Dr. Weston A. Price, Chairman of the Scientific Foundation and Research Commission, be requested, as soon as he shall receive the draft, for the amount turned over to N. D. A. by the Local Committee at Rochester, to at once forward the Secretary an order for the amount due for expenses incurred in the publication and insertion of colored plates, in Vol. I, No. 4, Official Bulletin, in Dr. Hartzell's Research article. Carried.

DR. ARTHUR R. MELENDY, Knozville, Tennessee, was nominated and by ballot unanimously elected Treasurer, to fill the unexpired term of the late Dr. H. B. McFadden, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

H. J. BURKHART presented the fol. lowing resolution, which was seconded by J. P. Buckley: That the required Security Companies' bond of $10,000.00 of the Treasurer be subjected to approval of the President and Secretary of the N. D. A., and that they also designate the depository for the funds in the hands of the Treasurer and any that may be received by him, until the next annual meeting. Carried.

UPON MOTION made, seconded and duly carried, the Secretary was requested to secure date of election and expiration of term of office of each member on the Research Commission and make a record of same in minutes of this meeting.

In compliance with this motion the Secretary received the following from Dr. Weston A. Price, Chairman of Research Commission:

DR. CLARENCE V. WATTS, Des Moines, Iowa, was nominated and by hallot unanimously elected Third Vice Pres. ident, to fill the unexpired term of the late Dr. T. E. Turner, St. Louis, Missouri.

Weston A. Price '18, 10406 Euclid Ayenue, Cleveland, Ohio.

Thomas P. Hinman, Vice President '18, 4th National Bank Building, Atlanta, Georgia.

Clarence J. Grieves, Sec'y-Treas. '18, 201 W. Madison Street, Baltimore, Maryland.

John V. Conzett '18, 256 13th Street, Dubuque, va.

DR. B. L. SHOBE, Tulsa, Oklahoma, was nominated and by ballot unanimous.

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