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TRANSACTIONS OF THE FOLK-LORE SOCIETY.

Vol. XVI.] SEPTEMBER, 1905. [No. III.

WEDNESDAY, 19th APRIL, 1905.

Mr. G. L. Gomme (Vice-President) in the Chair.

The minutes of the last meeting were read and con- firmed.

The election of the Rev. H. C. Matthew, Mr. Percy Maylan, and Miss Dona R. Torr as members of the Society was announced. The enrolment of the California State Library as a subscriber was also announced.

Mr. Lovett exhibited the following objects, viz.:

1. A Whitby cake with the arms of the town (three

ammonites).

2. Ammonites from Whitby, to which false heads have

been fixed to resemble coiled snakes,

3. A Whitby halfpenny, 1667, bearing the coiled snake

arms, and an inscription " Henry Smeaton, his halfpenny, 1667." ■

4. Neolithic arrow-heads of flint used in County

Antrim, about 1898, to cure cows of "grup."

5. Various holed stones used in County Antrim about

1898 to protect cows from the pixies, etc.

VOL. XVI. Q