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TRANSACTIONS OF THE FOLK-LORE SOCIETY.

Vol. XXVI.] JUNE, 1915. [No. II.

EVENING MEETINGS.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17th, 1915.

Dr. M. Gaster (Vice-President) in the Chair.

The minutes of the January Meeting were read and confirmed.

The election of Mr. H. J. Cooper and Mr. H. J. Weinberg as members of the Society was announced. The resigna- tion of the Rev. Prof. S. A. B. Mercer was also announced.

Prof. Varendonck of the Institut Solvay, Brussels, read a paper entitled The Folk Lore of the Flemish Child, which was illustrated by the singing of Flemish Folk Songs by his twelve year old daughter, Mdlle. Varendonck.

In the discussion which followed, the Chairman, Miss Burne, Lady Gomme, Miss Broadwood, Mr. Clodd, Dr. Hildburgh, and Mr. G. R. Carline took part.

The meeting concluded with hearty votes of thanks to the Professor and his daughter.

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