American Society of Civil Engineers
The following officers have been elected for the current year by the American Society of Civil Engineers: Prof. George F. Swain, president; Mr. J. Waldo Smith and Mr. Charles H. Rust, vice-presidents; Mr. John F. Wallace, treasurer; Mr. Henry W. Hodge, Mr. James H. Edwards, Mr. Leonard Metcalf, Mr. Henry R. Leonard, Mr. Edward H. Connor and Mr. Samuel H. Hedges, members of the board of direction. The new members of the nominating committee elected at the meeting were: Mr. Sidney W. Hoag, Jr., for district 1; Mr. Charles T. Main for district 2; Air. E. A. Fisher for district 3; Mr. Richard Khuen for district 4; Mr. T. B. Berry for district 5; Mr. Frank M. Kerr for district 6; and Air. William Mulholland for district 7. The annual report of the board of direction for the year ending Dec. 31, 1912, showed that the society is growing rapidly. The membership on Jan. 1, 1913 numbered 6.777, a net gain of 451 over last year’s membership. The library now contains 21,907 bound volumes, 42,132 unbound volumes, 7,197 specifications and 4,598 maps, photographs and drawings, or a total of 75,834 pieces.