land of Dickens and trips to quaint London inns, and the recital of a canoe trip on the Thames.
November 17 John Albree of Swampscott, our outof-town member and the enthusiastic secretary of the New England Historic Genealogical Society, gave a most interesting paper upon Books and Other Things.
He illustrated the address by exhibiting a collection of books selected at random from his own library, valuable for historic interest, or as models of the bookmakers' art.
December 15 Rev. Frank I. Paradise of Grace Church, Medford, gave a happy, informal talk(illustrated with maps and pictures) on Switzerland; A Model Democracy.
March 16 Mrs. Ruth Dame-Coolidge graciously entertained our Society with a paper on the Rise of the Gothic Cathedral.
It was a scholarly piece of work, given without manuscript, and held her hearers with strong interest.
April 20 Moses W. Mann, who has given of himself so much to our Society, and is the indefatigable editor of the Register, read a paper