Fifth Meeting: 5th September, 1906.
Mr. Martin Chapman, President, in the chair.
New Member.—Dr. J. S. Maclaurin.
Paper.—“On Two Marine Gymnomyxa,” by Professor H. B. Kirk.
An address on “Petroleum” was given by Professor T. H. Easterfield.
Professor Easterfield illustrated his remarks by a number of experiments on New Zealand mineral oils.
The lecture was listened to by a very large audience, and at the close a vote of thanks to Professor Easterfield was carried by acclamation.
Exhibits.—1. Mr. G. Hogben exhibited and described seismograms of the great Chilian earthquake of August, 1906.
2. Miss Mestayer exhibited a crustacean (Paridotea ungulata) found by her recently at Island Bay, Wellington.