It is probable that no other action taken at the Saratoga meeting will do more to develop and foster the scientific interests of the Association than the appointment of the especially strong Committee on Sections and Section Work. It is well known that while some of the Sections have grown stronger from year to year, and are fully meeting their responsibilities and obligations, others, with equal opportunities, have lagged behind or gone backwards. The reasons for all this should be easily determined by proper investigation, and the best methods of the best Sections adopted for the guidance of all. This committee should be of great assistance in bringing about such results.
It is expected, too, that the committee will be a continuous one, and that before the final adjournment of the Association meetings in the future it will be able to hold a meeting with the new Section officers and