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I AM deeply conscious of the honour you have conferred upon me in electing me to the Presidency of this great Institution and I feel rather overwhelmed and humbled at the prospect of successfully following in the footsteps of so many brilliant men who have
occupied this position in the past. It is indeed a source of great satisfaction to me personally that you have thought fit to choose for this office one who is a “provincial,” and who commenced his association with this Institution through its Midland Counties Branch. All the members of that particular branch are extremely gratified that one of its Past Chairmen should have the distinction of being President in the Silver Jubilee year of the granting of our Royal Charter on the 4th May, 1934, particularly having in mind that twenty-five years ago Sir Arnold Waters V.C., D.S.O., M.C., a prominent personage in the Midlands and a close friend of mine, occupied this chair at that time. I appreciate therefore the heavy responsibility which you have entrusted to me in this outstanding year and for the next twelve months I shall dedicate myself to the best of my ability to the further advancement of the already high prestige of the Institution.
Gordon S. McDonald
The ancient City of Lincoln has been renowned for hundreds of years for its beautiful cathedral and the many examples of Roman remains which are to be found within its boundaries. Since the advent of the railways, which resulted in level crossings across its main North and South roads, it acquired another claim to fame of a different nature-in the shape of unparalleled traffic problems.
S. M. Reisser, K. M. Wright and D. Bolton
Mr J. M. Mawditt (M): The paper is to be commended for simplifying the design procedure associated with the use of the material stress -strain curves as required by clause 18.104.22.168. of CP 110.