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Abstract293. REPORT OF COMMITTEE Dr. Robinson presented the following resolutions ON RESOLUTIONS which were unanimously approved by the Trustees: The Trustees of The American University nt Cairo desire to make definite Minute in.their records in connection with the death on March 4, 1933, of the Reverend Harlan P. Beach, D. D., F.R.G.S., of the place held by him in the warm affection and high regard of all his colleagues on the Board. Dr. Beach was the type of man whose personality with its peculiarly attractive qualities and fine equipment, makes deep impressions upon friendship and in associations of service. His acceptance of responsibility was never formal, but always resulted in values that were cherished and called out genuine gratitude. His outstanding service was to the great missionary enterprise of the Christian Church, as a Missionary in China (1883-1890) termin-ated by conditions of health in his family, as Educe tional Secretary of the Student Volunteer Movement (1895-1906) and as Professor of Missions in Yale Divinity School and in Drew Theological Seminary in recent years. He laid the foundations for his great service to the missionary cause by signally effective, though brief, missionary service in the field, developing a mastery not only of the Chinese language, but of missionary problems. In later years he exerted a aide influence upon missionary education as one of the originators of a series of books of missionary information end inspiration, and finally he initiated the first Department of Christian Missions at any sent of learning in the world. With this rich background of experience and knowledge, his membership on the Board of Trustees of the American University at Cairo was of peculiar value and his counsel was always made available to the Trustees in their large responsibilities at home and to the rresident of the University in the discharge of his important and critical tasks in Cairo. The Trustees will cherish the memory of his rich fellowship and his valuable counsels through many years. Mr. Jesse Tager Walkers' forebears carne from Wales and settled near Philadelphia at about the time Tilliam Penn landed in America. He was born on a farm near Valley Forge on July 24, 1842. After attending the district schools, ne entered the Pennsylvania Polytechnic College at Philadelphia and 'graduated in June, 1863, with the degree of Bachelor of Civil Engineering. The engineering companies which Mr. Walker directed enjoyed the pat-ronage of the largest railroad and industrial corporations in the United States. Mr. Walker was also the acknowledged pioneer in steel industrial construction. He planned and erected many of the buildings of the Edgar Thomson plant of theCarnegie Steel Co,.pany , at that time the largest group of buildings in the world in which wood was entirely eliminated.