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FOLK-LORE SOCIETY.

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PROCEEDINGS AT EVENING MEETINGS.

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An Evening Meeting was held on Wednesday, June 21st, at 22, Albemarle Street; the President (Mr. G. L. Gomme) in the chair.

The Minutes of the last meeting were read and confirmed. The following announcements were made : Death, Mr. J. H. Plowes. New member, Mr. J. H. Rossall.

Short papers on "Key Magic", sent by Miss E. Matthews, and on "May Day at Watford", by Mr. P. Manning, were read by the Secretary.

Mr. Leland L. Duncan read a paper on "Folk-lore in Wills", and a discussion ensued, in which the President, Mr. Baverstock, and Mr. Higgens took part.

Professor Tcheraz then read his paper "On Armenian Folk-lore", and in the discussion which followed, the President, Mr. Clodd, Miss Hawkins Dempster, Mr. Andrews, and Miss Lucy Garnett took part.

At the conclusion of the discussion a hearty vote of thanks was accorded to all who had read or sent papers.


An Evening Meeting was held on Wednesday, November 15th, at 22, Albemarle Street; the President (Mr. G. L. Gomme) in the chair.

The Minutes of the last meeting were read and confirmed.

The following announcements were made, viz. : The resignation of Mrs. Rae, Mr. R. H. Wood, Mr. J. Curtis, Mr. J. C. Miles, Lady D. Rycroft, The Chicago Folk-lore Society, Mr. N. E. Hamilton, and M. Henri Bernés ; and the election of the following new members. Miss Goodrich Freer, Mr. J. L. Morgan, jun., Mr. Alexander Wood, Prof. Kuno Meyer, M. Axel Olrik, Mr. P.