The Fortieth Annual Meeting of the Association was in every respect a success. The Committee of Arrangements had so perfectly accomplished its work that ample provision was made, not only for the General Sessions, but for each of the Sections as well.
The Association was particularly fortunate in the selection of its officers. The programme for each Section gave evidence of thorough and judicious preliminary work.
The profession of the entire country was represented in the preparation and discussion of papers. Every hour assigned to Section-work was fully occupied, and in several instances two, and even three extra sessions were required to complete the programme.
Attractive as were the social features arranged for each day, still it was a noticeable fact that but few of the members could be diverted from the real purposes of their assemblage, and from first to last each Section was ably represented by a full