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PROCEEDINGS OF THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES OF THE NATIONAL DENTAL ASSOCIATION.
First Session of the Ad interim Committee, March 24, 1914, Chicago, Ill.
Homer C. Brown, Columbus, Ohio.
DR. BROWN, after calling the meeting to order, explained that the Ad interim committee had called into conference the officers and committeemen present to receive reports and suggestions relative to the 1914 session at Rochester and while this body had no official authority it could recommend and suggest to the Ad interim Committee, for its consideration, any proposition that it deemed advisable, and that the Ad interim Committee would appreciate and take under advisement these recommendations and suggestions.
DR. EDWARD G. LINK gave a verbal report explaining that the local commit
tee thought it better to secure the Exposition Park Buildings at Rochester for the 1914 meeting. Dr. Link explained that the necessary hotel accommodations had been secured.
DR. CONZETT moved that it is the sense of those present that the local committee be given authority to secure the most available place in Rochester to hold all sessions of the 1914 meetings. This motion was seconded and carried.
The President presented a tentative program, which he had outlined and which provided for two sections meeting simultaneously.
DR. RHEIN moved that as a suggestion to the Ad interim Committee it be the sense of those present that two section meetings be held at the same time, in different halls. Motion was seconded and carried.
DR. A. P. BURKHART moved that it be the sense of those present that the recommendations for an evening session for the Research Commission be granted. Motion was seconded and carried.
DR. CONZETT, Chairman of the Clinic Committee, gave a verbal report of the work being done by his committee and suggested that the program be so outlined as to give Wednesday A. M. and Friday A. M. to clinics.
VOTED that the work of the Clinic Committee be left in the hands of the chairman of that committee.
VOTED that the admission to the National meetings, clinics and exhibitors be left and referred to the Ad interim Committee for a ruling.
There being no further business before this body, the motion to adjourn was carried.
meeting of the Ad interim Committee setting forth its action on the various bills, etc., and submit this to the absent
members of the committee for their approval.
Third Session Ad interim Committee, Rochester, N. Y., April 18, 1914.
The following members of the Ad interim Committee met in Rochester, New York, April 18. Drs. Brown, Burkhart and King.
The minutes of the March meetings of the Ad interim Committee were read and approved.
*VOTED that the date for the state societies to pay their dues in advance of
*(The committee found that some states would not be able to hold their annual meeting until after the time limit as specified in the constitution and by-laws of the National Dental Association for the payment of National dues and,therefore, it would be impossible for such states to pay dues this year and receive recognition in the House of Delegates. To accommodate these states the above motion was placed on record.)
the 1914 National meeting be extended to July 10th.
VOTED that Dr. Brown send a special telegram of greeting from the National to the various state societies upon the day of their state society meeting.
VOTED that the secretary of the National Dental Association open his office on Monday, July 6, in the Powers Hotel at Rochester, N. Y., in order that the House of Delegates and other members may be able to secure their credentials, buttons, etc., thus avoiding confusion and misunderstanding that might exist if the secretary's office was not opened up until the morning of the meeting.
There being no further business this meeting adjourned.
Minutes of Meeting of Board of Trustees of National Dental Association Held at Exposition Park,
Rochester, N. Y., July 7-10, 1914.
Exposition Park, July 7, 2:30 P. M. Meeting called to order by Dr. Brown. The following members were present: Drs. Brown, King, Hinman, Burkhart, Hartzell, Platt, Buckley, Warner, Grieves, Melendy and White.
Minutes of Ad interim Committee meeting of March 24, 25 and April 18 were read and approved.
DR. BURKHART suggested that an hour be set to take up the work of the Board of Trustees.
VOTED that upon adjournment the Board meet at the Powers Hotel at 5:00 P. M., July 7th.
VOTED to adjourn to Powers Hotel at 5:00 o'clock.
Powers Hotel, July 7, 1914, 5:00 P. M. Meeting called to order by Dr. Brown at 5:00 P. M.
ROLL CALL: Drs. Brown, King, Hinman, Burkhart, Hartzell, Platt, Buckley, Warner, Grieves, Mellendy and White were present.
SECRETARY'S report read and dis
DR. KING recommended that the next secretary be provided with an advance expense account.
THE SECRETARY presented all bills, itemized, which had been allowed by Ad interim Committee, and also unpaid bills as follows: