National Geographic : 1901 Oct
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC It will also be followed at the station established by the Argentine Republic on Staten Island. Cooperation in all other sciences with the English expedi- SOCIETY CALENDAR 379 tion and all other expeditions to be sent out by other States has been regulated in the best manner by the division into spheres of work. NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY CALEN DAR, 1901-1902 AT a meeting of the Board of Man agers, held on September 28, the Lecture Committee reported an attractive provisional program for the season of 1901-1902. It provides for continuing the three classes of meetings, viz : Technical Meetings, to be held in the Assembly Hall of Cosmos Club; Popular Lectures, to be delivered in the First Congregational Church, and After noon Lectures, to be delivered in Colum bia Theater. A program for the earlier part of the season will be issued to members about October io. Subject to transposition in dates, the calendar proposed for November and December is as follows : November i.-Technical Meeting: Sym posium on the Growth and Pros pects of the Society ; President Graham Bell, followed by Prof. Angelo Heilprin and others. November 8.-Popular Meeting : Near est Lands to the Pole; H. L. Bridg man, Vice-President, Arctic Club. November 15. - Technical Meeting: The Lost Boundary of Texas; Marcus Baker, Cartographer U. S. Geological Survey. November 22.-Popular Meeting: In terior Borneo; Dr. A. C. Haddon, of Oxford, England. November 29. - Technical Meeting: Subjects to be announced later. December 6.-Popular Meeting: A Winter in Ellesmereland ; Dr. Rob ert Stein. December 13.-Technical Meeting: Sub jects to be announced later. December 20.-Popular Meeting : A Half-century's Immigration ; Hon. E. F. McSweeney, Assistant Com missioner of Immigration. December 27.-Holiday vacation. Lectures in contemplation for later Popular Meetings are : Conditions and Prospects in the Philippines, by Gen. A. W. Greely ; The Trans-Siberian Railway, by Hon. Ebenezer J. Hill; Cliff Dwellings of Mesa Verde, by Mrs. John Hays Hammond ; The Appa lachian Forest Reserve, by Hon. James Wilson, Secretary of Agriculture ; The Chinese Problem; Sweden Today, by William Eleroy Curtis; The Nicara guan Canal; The Great Pyramid, by Prof. W. Edwin Priest ; Colombia ; Pacific Cables, Actual and Proposed; The Danish Islands; Japanese Art and Literature, together with other topics rendered timely by circumstances. The general subject for the After noon, or Lenten, Lectures is " Problems of the Pacific." The dates and special topics proposed are : Wednesday, February i9.-Japan. Wednesday, February 26.-Hawaii. Wednesday, March 5.-Polynesia. Wednesday, March I2. -Australia and New Zealand. Wednesday, March i 9 .- Physical Feat ures of the Great Oceanic Basin. Wednesday, March 26.-The Pacific as a Factor in World-Growth.