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Mr. W. T. HALCROW, who described the sea wall dealt with in the paper as a most interesting piece of work, said he had not known until recently that the work was carried out by Major Du-Plat-Taylor, although he was an old friend. One thing he had learned from the paper was the method evolved by the contractors to drive the sheet piling so that it would not creep and stand over at the top. He intended to remember that method, and if he ever came up against a similar problem he would try it. He expressed indebtedness to the author for the paper.
The PRESIDENT proposed a hearty vote of thanks to the authors for their papers, and to Dr. Ezer Griffiths for having presented, on behalf of his brother, the paper on pre-cooling facilities for the fruit export trade. He intimated that the Institution would
convey its thanks by letter to Mr. Edgar Griffiths, of South Africa.
The PRESIDENT proposed a very hearty vote of thanks to Mr. Waters for having taken so much trouble to prepare, and for having travelled to London to present an extremely interesting exposition of a very important part of our civilised life. He personally had had no idea that so much ingenuity could be applied to the disposal of ordinairy sewage.