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Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of November, 1890

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Royal Society of Tasmania, (1890) Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of November, 1890. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. xxxiii-xxxvii. ISSN 0080-4703

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Abstract

The last monthly evening meeting of the present Session was held
on Monday, November 17th, 1890. The PRESIDENT, Sir R. G. C.
Hamilton, was in the chair.
Messrs. A. J. Ogilvy and A. R. Browne, M.A.M.I.E., F.G.S., were
elected Fellows of the Society.
In relation to strikes and wages, Mr. Ogilvy read a paper asking the question, Can the toiling masses really improve their condition by these
incessant and unhappy strikes, or are they only beating their hands
against the iron bars of inexorable economic law?
Mr. Ogilvy said that the Society had now the two aspects of the
question before them, and it was for the members to judge.
In relation to Actinomycosis and Tuberculosis, Dr. Barnard read a paper on the subject, dealing with its
transmissibility of bovine diseases to human beings by the consumption
of the meat of diseased animals.
The meeting concluded with the President's address.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: xxxiii-xxxvii
ISSN: 0080-4703
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Additional Information:

In 1843 the Horticultural and Botanical Society of Van Diemen's Land was founded and became the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science in 1844. In 1855 its name changed to Royal Society of Tasmania for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science. In 1911 the name was shortened to Royal Society of Tasmania.

Date Deposited: 21 Jul 2013 22:56
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 01:07
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