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114 Minutes of Meetings.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21st, 1915. Dr. M. Gaster (Vice-President) in the Chair.

The minutes of the last meeting were read and confirmed.

The election of Miss L. Macleod as a member, and the enrolment of the Minneapolis Athenaeum Library and the Carnegie Free Library, Allegheny, Pittsburgh, as sub- scribers, were announced.

The death of Mrs. Draper, the resignation of Miss Musson, and the withdrawal of the subscription of the Minneapolis Public Library were also announced.

His Honour J. S. Udal read a paper entitled Obeah in the West Indies, and, in illustration of the paper, exhibited an Obeah skull and several other small instruments of Obeah. In the discussion which followed. Dr. Earle, Mr. C. J. Tabor, and the Chairman took part.

The meeting terminated with a hearty vote of thanks to His Honour J, S. Udal for his paper.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 19th, 1915. The President (Dr. R. R. Marett) in the Chair.

The minutes of the last meeting were read and confirmed.

The resignation of the Rev. Canon Savage was announced. The withdrawal of the resignation of Mrs. Pope was also announced.

Mr. A. Martin Freeman read a paper entitled An Irish Festival, with musical illustrations, and a discussion followed in which Mr. Longworth Dames, Miss Broadwood, Miss Hull, His Honour J. S. Udal, and Mrs. Herbert Lewis took part.

The meeting terminated with a hearty vote of thanks to Mr. Martin Freeman for his paper.