As the tribes of old yearly went up to Jerusalem, we Scientists hope annually to meet and mingle.
Last year's gathering at Cleveland marked an important epoch in our career. Who that was then present has not carried thence, and retained, vivid, helpful recollections? Some, who came "under a cloud" left in rejoicing. Light for themselves, and for others also, was thrown upon many a vexed question. Plans were instituted and perfected, which already have begun to yield abundant fruitage. More than for aught else, however, was the meeting at Cleveland notable and enjoyable for the Spirit of love, joy, and harmony that pervaded its atmosphere. The reception at the Hollenden! What pen can portray it?
Shall we have another such gathering in New York, May 1890? Indeed, we should—even one to surpass it! We each have grown during the year; have advanced upon higher ground; all along the line have had marvellous experiences. We can and must bring to the prospective re-union the full benefit thereof. In its power for Good, this should be a gathering to be remembered years hence. Thus to make it, we need: