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two weeks THE MICROSCOPISTS A TWENTY - FIRST ANK1TERSABY CELEBRATION The Members of the Microscopical Society Hare a Pleasant Time Twenty - one years ago last evening six microscopical enthnsiasts met and organized organized a society which has since grown famous as the Microscopical Society of San Francisco That important event was celebrated in a pleasant manner at the - rooms of the society at 432 Montgomery street last night The new rooms of the organization were thrown open to the invited guests at 8 oclock and its treasures exposed All of the societys most powerful microscopes were arranged on circular tames eacn focused upon some interesting object The secrets of nature hidden from the unassisted eye were revealed to and discussed bv lawyers physicians artists and gentlemen in other walks of hie who were present An hour was spent most enjoyably in social intercourse and the discussion of a menu which was provided bv tbe society Chamnaene flowed freelv and rood fellow ship abounded President E J Wickson welcomed those assembled m a brief but pointed address He reviewed the history of the society during the twenty - one years of its existence existence and hoped that its successes of the past would be excelled by prouder achievements achievements in the future The sentiment of Our Societv was responded to by Dr S M Mouser in a happy vein He had watched the societys growth from the time it cast off its swad dime clothes until it assumed the earb of vigorous maturity The members had done excellent work in the past and made marvelous strides in the development of microscopical science Our Comlneof Aste was a sentiment ot which CoL C Mason runne made the most He was one of the immortal six who organized the society twenty - one years ago and his only regret was that he alone of that number was present The members were poor but ambitious and determined to succeed and he was proud to say tneir nopes were realized lie hoped sincerely to be present on the occa sion of tbe societys forty second birthday His remarks were loudly applauded The Microscope in Medicine was responded responded to by Dr Wythe a veteran in microscopical science who first beran the study fifty - five years ago Dr CToolo created some merriment witn a quaint dissertation on Brass and Glass and ex - Judge Rearden delivered a learned treatise on Points in Dispute in which he said that microscopical science would no doubt ultimately demonstrate that love was the result of some form of bacteria in tbe human human system Dr Sternbeig poke entertainingly entertainingly in behalf of Our Honorary Members and 0ur Kindred Societies were spoken of by E M Ehrhorn president president of tbe Entomological Society Mr Breckenfeld spoke of Our Absent Friends and Professor Searby closed with a handsome tribute to the society and its accomplishments of thepast Those present were E J Wickson C Mason Kinne W E Levy Dr 8 M Mouser William Norrls A H Breckenfeld Breckenfeld a a Riedy E Runypn Henry Kahn Bartholomew Noves E F Glaaser Phmeas 8 Barber Dr George K Fnnk R H Freund Isaao Rivas Dr M C CPToole ex Judge T H Rearden W F Mvers T C Coxhead Alexander Craw Edward M Ehrhorn E L Hawley Dr Nathan Rogers Dr E 8 Clark a H Eigenmann J M Selfridge Dr O W Davis J J B Argenti John H Gray T A RottanzL B M Lelong M W Ward Emmet Rixford Easpar Pische Leo New - mark Henry Kahn a E Taylor T C Pmckney Dr J H Wythe H K God - dard A a Brackett Dr G M Sternberg George T Folsom W M Searby David W Lortug L M King S P Smiley Alfred Alfred Wilkie George W Colby BA

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 05 Jun 1891, Fri,
  3. Page 8

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