National Geographic : 1896 Jun
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY Wight; in May, 1898, Mr Hy. Gannett, Gen. A. W . Greely, Hon. Gardi ner G. Hubbard, Mr J. Hyde, Mr W J McGee, and Mr F. H. Newell. The Society then elected the following-named gentlemen members of the Board of Managers for a term of three years: Mr C. J . Bell, Hon. C. W . Dabney, Jr., Prof. Wm. H. Dall, Dr David T. Day, Mr G. K. Gil bert, and Mr H. G. Ogden. Special Meeting, May 16, 1896. -- Eighth Annual Excursion and Field Meeting. About 300 members and guests went by special train to Char lottesville, Va., and there visited Monticello (the home of Jefferson) and the University of Virginia. The meeting was held at Monticello, Presi dent Hubbard in the chair, and addresses were made by Mayor Patton, of Charlottesville; President Randolph, of the University; General A.W . Greely, Dr Randolph McKim, Prof. W J McGee, Dr G. Brown Goode, and other gentlemen. After lunch the party visited the University and were received by the faculty, returning to Washington the same evening. ELECTIONS. -New members have been elected as follows: April 3. - Edward Bailey, Maj. Geo. V. Boutelle, Mrs L. A. Bradley, Henry G. Bryant, Dr John P. Davis, Mrs James M. Foster, S. L. Lupton, Frank C. Miles, Thos. C . Noyes, Dr Heinrich Ries, Geo. F. Thompson. April 17. -Dr S. W. Beyer, Lieut. W. V . Bronaugh, U. S. N., Lewis Clephane, Maj. H. L . Cranford, Miss S. B. Hale, Geo. W. Holdrege, Maj. James M. Morgan, Alex. R. Mullowny, T. W. Neill, Gen. Albert Ordway, Horace L. Piper, Miss Elizabeth Wright, Henry Xander. May4. - W . L . Atkin, E. B. Baldwin, Hiram E. Deats, Dr Johnson Eliot, Miss E. F. Fisher, J. C. Gifford, Chas. Hallock, Rev. P. M. Mc Teague, Chas. A . Perkins, Chas. S. Prosser. May 15.-James 0. Brooks, Dr Wm. D. Cabell, Miss Ella Loraine Dor sey, Gen. M. F. Force, W. F. Foster, Mrs H. D. Green, F. W . Perkins, Wm. E. Rogers, Lorin P. Smith, lion. J . Randolph Tucker, W. A. Turk. OBITUARY.- The Society has to deplore the deaths of three of its mem bers-Mr Charles Addison Mann, Jr., who died March 12; Major William Holcomb Webster, the well known and much respected Chief Examiner of the Civil Service Commission, who expired suddenly on March 23, and Judge Victor C. Barringer, formerly and for many years a distinguished member of the International Court of Appeals at Alex andria, Egypt, whose death occurred May 27. OFFICERS FOR 1896-'97.- At a meeting of the Board of Managers, held June 5, 1896, the following were elected officers of the Society for the ensuing year: President, Hon. Gardiner G. Hubbard; Vice-Presidents, Mr Marcus Baker, U. S. Geological Survey; Prof. Wm. H. Dall, Smith sonian Institution; Mr G. K. Gilbert, U. S. Geological Survey; Gen. A. W. Greely, U.S.A., Chief Signal Officer; Dr C. Hart Merriam, U. S. De partment of Agriculture, and Mr Herbert G. Ogden; Treasurer, Mr C. J . Bell, President of the American Security and Trust Company; Recording Secretary, Lieut. Everett Hayden, U.S.N.; Corresponding Secretary, Mr Henry Gannett, U. S. Geological Survey.