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Page 174 - have the direction of the Geological Survey and the classification of the public lands and examination of the geological structure, mineral resources and products of the national domain. Doubtless the laws or decrees under which other national geological surveys have been established also prescribe to some extent their duties. Such legal authorization, however, is
Page 217 - ADVISORY BOARD At the request of Frank R. Lillie, chairman of the committee on cooperation and coordination of the Division of Biology and Agriculture of the National Research Council, the executive committee approved, and the society passed the following resolution:
Page 40 - DR. LO HOWARD, chief of the Bureau of Entomology of the United States Department of Agriculture and for twenty-two years permanent secretary of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, was elected president of the association at
Page 610 - An act to increase the efficiency of the commissioned and enlisted personnel of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Coast and Geodetic Survey, and the Public Health Service,
Page 218 - Honorary fellows, regardless of membership in the society, may be elected upon unanimous recommendation of the executive committee, by a majority vote of the members present at any meeting of the society. The number of honorary fellows shall be limited to ten and not more than one shall be elected
Page 305 - The station at Cape Palmas, Liberia, was one of five principal stations at which magnetic and allied observations were carried out by the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism of the Carnegie Institution of "Washington in connection with the solar eclipse of May 29, 1919. Two of these stations
Page 510 - THE NATIONAL ACADEMY or SCIENCES. Sir: I have the honor to present the following report on the publications and membership of the National Academy of Sciences for the year ending April 26, 1920.
Page 320 - DR. JOHN CHARLES HESSLER has been appointed assistant director of the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research of the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Hessler, who is now serving as president of James Milliken University, Decatur, 111., will enter upon his new work at the close of the present academic year.
Page 153 - were undertaken at several stations widely distributed in longitude, in Italy, Japan, and the United States. A new photographic method has recently been devised which will probably render unnecessary the use of more than two stations in future work. An extensive cooperative investigation planned by the Division of Geology and Geography of the National Research Council involves the joint
Page 163 - Council for the year beginning July 1, 1919; and that the treasurer be and he hereby is authorized to make payments as needed to the extent of $100,000 on certificates of the chairman of the National Academy of Sciences and the chairman of the National Research Council. Moved: That the executive board of the National