The first scientific session of the forty-first annual meeting of the American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society convened in the Royal York Hotel, Toronto, Canada, with Dr. Burt R. Shurly, of Detroit, former president of the society, presiding.
CHAIRMANSHURLY: The President is delayed and has asked me to start the meeting.
The first order is the presentation of cases. Are there any? Apparently there is none.
Next is the exhibition of instruments and apparatus. Since there is none, that is dispensed with.
The next order is the formal program, which awaits the return of the President. The reader of the first paper, our guest of honor, has not entered the room as yet.
[A brief recess was taken.]
CHAIRMANSHURLY: The first paper on the program is that of our distinguished guest who comes from England. I have the honor and privilege of introducing to you Mr. Norman