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The CHAIRMAN (who was accompanied on the platform by Major F. M. Du-Plat-Taylor, M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., M.I.Struct.E., the President of the British Section of the Societe des Ingenieurs Civils de France) expressed a hearty welcome to the members of the Section, and said that the occasion was an important and a happy one, inasmuch as the members of the two bodies were meeting together to hear a lecture on a subject of mutual interest.

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