Fourth Meeting: 30th July, 1913.
Professor T. H. Easterfield, President, in the chair, and about forty members.
New Members.—Messrs. F. W. MacLean, F. Reed, A. Atkins, P. H. R. Miles, J. R. Smith, A. Gibbs, K. R. Orchiston, D. E. Parton, E. W. Ackland, A. H. Alabaster, C. G. Johnston, G. V. R. Fraser, S. H. Jenkinson, D K. Blair, John P. Luke, W. H. Morton, and A. Dougall.
Geological Section.—Mr. P. G. Morgan moved, That a Geological Section of the Society be formed. Seconded by Mr. C. A. Cotton, and supported by Dr. Allan Thomson, and carried unanimously.
Address.—“Experimental Psychology in Australasian Universities,” by Professor Hunter.
An interesting discussion followed, in which Mr. Morgan, Professor Kirk, Mr. Thomas Ward, and the President took part.
Professor Kirk moved that the Society endorses the following resolution, which was passed at the last meeting but one of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science: That it is important in the interests of higher education that additional teaching should be provided in the department of philosophy, more especially in the subjects of sociology and experimental psychology. Seconded by Mr. P. Levi, and carried.
Paper.—“The Natives of South-east Papua,” by Mr. D. Jenness, M.A.