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LL. D.; Rev. P. R. McDevitt; Very Rev. J. A. Connolly, V. G.; Brother John Waldron, S. M.
The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved. The Secretary read his report to the Executive Board, and it was accepted.
The Treasurer General presented his printed report, and gave a statement of the financial condition and prospects of the Association. An auditing committee, consisting of Very Rev. J. A. Connolly, V. G., Very Rev. Walter Stehle, Q. S. B. and Brother John Waldron, was appointed. A recess was taken at this point to permit of some informal discussion on matters of interest to the Association. On re-convening the Committee reported as follows: "The undersigned Committee, appointed to examine the receipts and vouchers of the Treasurer General, beg leave to report: We have compared same with his books and find his report to be correct. "Signed. WALTER STEHLE, O. S. B.,
"J. A. CONNOLLY, V. G.,
This report was accepted, and the report of the Treasurer General was approved.
The Committee on Program reported that the details had been arranged and the program as printed was adopted as the official program of the convention.
In accordance with the annual custom, it was ordered that a cablegram be sent on behalf of the Association to the Holy Father.
The Executive Board recommended to the Association that a committee on nominations and a committee on resolutions of the Association be appointed by the President General.
It was decided to hold a meeting of the Executive Board on Tuesday evening to consider problems of organization in Catholic educational work, leaving it to the discretion of the chairman to invite other educators to attend the meeting. It was also decided to refer to the Executive Board of the School Department the recommendation in regard to the formation of a section or a committee for the study and the teaching of Christian Doctrine. After informal discussion, the meeting adjourned. "
DETROIT COLLEGE, DETROIT, MICH., July 5, 1910.
A meeting of the Executive Board was held at Detroit Col lege at 8 p. m. The meeting was called to hear the report of the Committee on Secondary Education and to discuss the presen condition of education in the United States. The President General opened the meeting, and announced the presence of a number of educators who had been invited by him in pursuance of the direction of the resolution of the Board. Very Rev: James A. Burns, C. S. C., was called to the chair to make the report of the Committee and to conduct the discussion. After an extended and informal conference, the recommendation was made that arrangements be made for a meeting in November to continue the study of the subject, and that, if feasible, some one be selected to prepare a report.
The President General placed this recommendation before the Board, and it was unanimously adopted.
DETROIT, MICH., JULY 7, 1910.
A meeting of the Executive Board was held at the Hotel Pontchartrain at 3 p. m. The following members were present: Rt. Rev. Mgr. T. J. Shahan, D. D.; Rev. Walter Shanley, LL. D.; Rev. F. W. Howard, LL. D.; Rev. Francis T. Moran, D. D.; Very Rev. E. J. Walsh, C. M.; Very Rev. Walter Stehle, O. S. B.; Very Rev. M. A. Hehir, C. S. Sp., LL. D.; Rev. Charles Macksey, S. J.; Rev. James J. Dean, O. S. A.; Rev. Joseph F. Smith; Very Rev. J. A. Connolly, V. G.; Brother John Waldron, S. M.
The minutes of the previous meetings were read and approved. The President General announced that the Secretary Geueral's term of office had now expired, and that the first business was the election of a Secretary General. It was moved and seconded that Rev. Francis W. Howard, LL. D., be re-elected for a term of three years, with an annual allowance for salary of fifteen hundred dollars, and that a ballot of the Board he cast for him. The motion was carried.
The President General was authorized to appoint a Committee on Finance and Membership. The following members were appointed: Rt. Rev. Mgr. T. J. Shahan, D. D.; Very Rev. M. A.
Hehir, C. S. Sp., LL. D.; Rev. Francis T. Moran, D. D. The President General was authorized to appoint a Committee on Publication. The following members were appointed: Rt. Rev. Mgr. T. J. Shahan, D. D.; Very Rev. James A. Burns, C. S. C.; Rev. Charles Macksey, S. J.; Rev. James J. Dean, O. S. A.; Rev. Francis W. Howard, LL. D.
It was left to the discretion of the Publication Committee to provide for the suitable distribution of the list of Catholic books to be published.
It was decided to postpone the fixing of the date for holding the next annual meeting until the next meeting of the Executive Board.
Invitations to hold the next annual meeting were received from St. Louis, Atlantic City, Pittsburg and Buffalo.
The members expressed a preference for Chicago as the place for holding the eighth annual meeting, and the matter was left in the hands of the President General, with a request to report at the next meeting of the Board.
It was voted to hold the next meeting of the Executive Board at the Catholic University of America on Wednesday, November 9, at 10 a. m. The meeting then adjourned.
FRANCIS W. HOWARD, Secretary.