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is required. Each competitor must present a brief with drawings, specifications, estimates, etc., with an explanation of points of special excellence. Entry may be made under competitor's own name.

4. A prize of $1,000 is offered for the best exhibit of a dispensary or kindred institution for the treatment of the tuberculous poor. In addition to the prize of $1,000, two gold medals and three silver medals will be awarded. The prize and medals will be accompanied by diplomas or certificates of award.

The exhibit must show in detail construction, equipment, management, and results obtained. Each competitor must present a brief or report in printed form.

5. A prize of $1,000 is offered for the best exhibit of a hospital for the treatment of advanced pulmonary tuberculosis. In addition to the prize of $1,000, two gold medals and three silver medals will be awarded. The prize and medals will be accompanied by diplomas or certificates of award.

The exhibit must show in detail construction, equipment, management and results obtained. Each competitor must present a brief or report in printed form.

6. The Ilodgkins Fund Prize of $1,500 is offered by the Smithsonian Institution for the best treatise that may be submitted on “ The Relation of Atmospheric Air to Tuberculosis.”

The detailed definition of this prize may be obtained from the Secretary-General of the International (Congress or Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, Chas. D. Walcott.

7. Prizes for Educational Leaflets:

A prize of $100 is offerd for the best educational leaflet submitted in each of the seven classes defined below. In addition to the prize of $100, a gold medal and two silver medals will be awarded in each class. Each prize and medal will be accompanied by a diploma or certificate of award.

Competitors must be entered under assumed names.
(a) For adults generally (not to exceed 1,000 words).
(b) For teachers (not to exceed 2,000 words).
(c) For mothers (not to exceed 1,000 words).
(d) For indoor workers (not to exceed 1,000 words).
(e) For dairy farmers (not to exceed 1,000 words).

(f) For school children in grammar school grades (not to exceed 500 words).

In classes a, b, c, d, e, and f, brevity of statement without sacrifice of clearness will be of weight in awarding. All leaflets entered must be printed in the form they are designed to take.

(9) Pictorial booklet for school children in primary grades and for the nursery.

Class g is designed to produce an artistic picture-book for children, extolling the value of fresh air, sunlight, cleanliness, etc., and showing contrasting conditions. "Slovenly Peter" has been suggested as a possible type. Entry may be made in the form of original designs, without printing.

8. A gold medal and two silver medals are offered for the best exhibits sent in by any States of the United States, illustrating effective organization for the restriction of tuberculosis. Each medal will be accompanied by a diploma or certificate of award.

9. A gold medal and two silver medals are offered for the best exhibits sent in by any State or Country (the United States excluded), illustrating effective organization for the restriction of tuberculosis. Each medal will be accompanied by a diploma or certificate of award.

10. A gold medal and two silver medals are offered for each of the following exhibits; each medal will be accompanied by a diploma or certificate of award; wherever possible each competitor is required to file a brief or printed report:

(a) For the best contribution to the pathological exhibit.

(6) For the best exhibit of laws and ordinances in force June 1st, 1908, for the prevention of tuberculosis by any State of the United States. Brief required.

(C) For the best exhibit of laws and ordinances in force June 1st, 1908, for the prevention of tuberculosis by any State or Country (the United States excluded). Brief required.

(d) For the best exhibit of laws and ordinances in force June 1st, 1908, for the prevention of tuberculosis by any municipality in the world. Brief required.

(e) For the society engaged in the crusade against tuberculosis having the largest membership in relation to population. Brief required.

(f) For the plans which have been proven best for raising money for the crusade against tuberculosis. Brief required.

(9) For the best exhibit of a passenger railway car in the interest of the crusade against tuberculosis. Brief required.

(h) For the best plans for employment for arrested cases of tuberculosis. Brief required.

11. Prizes of two gold medals and three silver medals will be awarded for the best exhibit of a workshop or factory in the in

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terest of the crusade against tuberculosis. These medals will be accompanied by diplomas or certificates of award.

The exhibit must show in detail construction, equipment, management, and results obtained. Each competitor must present a brief or report in printed form.

The following constitute the Committee on Prizes: Dr. Charles J. Hatfield, Philadelphia, Chairman; Dr. Thomas G. Ashton, Philadelphia, Secretary; Dr. Edward R. Baldwin,

, Saranac Lake; Dr. Sherman G. Bonney, Denver; Dr. John L. Dawson, Charleston, S.C.; Dr. H. B. Favill, Chicago; Dr. John B. Hawes, 2nd, Boston; Dr. H. D. Holton, Brattleboro; Dr. E. E. C. Levy, Richmond, Virginia; Dr. Charles L. Minor, Ashville, N.C.; Dr. Estes Nichols, Augusta, Me.; Dr. M. J. Rosenau, Washington ; Dr. J. Madison Taylor, Philadelphia; Dr. William S. Thayer, Baltimore; Dr. Louis M. Warfield, St. Louis.

CANADIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION.

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At the Forty-first Annual Meeting of the Canadian Medical Association, to be held this year in Ottawa, on the 9th, 10th and 11th of June, it has been decided to have the following sections: General Medicine, General Surgery, and one session each, all going on at the same time, for these: Mental Diseases; Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat; Public Ilealth; Obstetrics and Gynecology; Pathology; Military Surgery. Dr. J. T. Fotheringham, Toronto, and Dr. A. J. Mackenzie, Toronto, are respectively Chairman and Secretary of Medical section; in General Surgery, Dr. Geo. E. Armstrong and Dr. E. W. Archibald, Montreal; in Mental Diseases, Drs. W. H. Ilattie, II alifax, and J. C. Mitchell, Brockville; in Public Health, Drs. Chas. A. Ilodgetts, Toronto, and Law, Ottawa; Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. F. A. Lockhart, Montreal; Eve, Ear, Nose and Throat, Drs. Birkett and VcKee, Montreal; Pathology, Dr. W. T. Connell, Kingston; Military Surgery, Dr. G. Stirling Ryerson, Toronto, and Dr. Leggett, Ottawa. The address in Medicine will be delivered by Dr. Risien Russell, London, England.

The place of meeting will be in St. George's Church, Parish Hall, Metcalfe Street, and the Racquet Court just opposite for exhibits and registration; also the Carnegie Library, close by, for any sectional meetings necessary.

Railway arrangements are completed for all points east of Fort William in the territory of the Eastern Canadian Passenger Association, and the standard certificate plan will prevail. Those as to Manitoba and west thereof, including British Columbia, the General Secretary is in constant communication with the proper people on the subject and hopes to be able to give a definite announcement soon. As early as possible the official circular will be sent out, with full information and provisional programme.

ONTARIO MEDICAL ASSOCIATION.

SECTION OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINE-10 A.M. 1. “Diphtheria Antitoxins as

as Prophylactic and Curative Agents"'-_W. Goldie, Toronto. 2. “Medical Inspection of Schools.” — Helen MacMurchy,

.' Toronto. 3. "Control of Minor Contagious Diseases." - M. Sinclair,

“. Walkerton.

4. "Precautionary Measures Necessary to Prevent Infection in Typhoid Fever Patients.”—J. A. Amyot, Toronto.

5. “Sewage System for Towns and Smaller Cities.”—P. Aird Murray, C.E., late of Leeds, England.

6. “Anti-Variolous Vaccines"-Charles A. Hodgetts, Toronto.

SECTION FOR THE EYE, EAR, NOSE AND THROAT–9.30 A.M.

1. “Lateral Sinus Suppuration and Cerebellar Abscess."-J. P. Morton, Hamilton.

2. “Tubercular Uveitis.”—J. W. Stirling, Montreal.
3. "Glaucoma."-R. A. Reeve, Toronto.

4. “Clinical Measurement of Relative Accommodation.' Lucien Howe, Buffalo.

5. “Accessory Sinus Disease.”—Perry Goldsmith, Toronto.

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SECTION OF OBSTETRICS AND DISEASES OF CHILDREN—9.30 A.M.

1. “A Fatal Form of Eclampsia."-K. C. Mcllwraith, Toronto. Discussion to be led by J. D. Balfour, London.

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2. “Obstetrical Technique.”—-Frederick Fenton, Toronto.

3. “Some Complications of the Puerperium, Report of a Case." -J. R. Stanley, St. Mary's.

4. "Missed Abortion."-H. Ferguson, London.

5. “Mole Pregnancy with Specimen.”—C. R. Charteris, Chatham.

6. “A Case of Spadmodic Stenosis of the Pylorus in an Infant, with Recovery."-H. T. Machell, Toronto.

7. Pyo-pneumo-thorax Due to a Fusiform Bacillus.''-Allen Baines, Toronto.

MEETING OF THE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN TEACHERS'

OF THE DISEASES OF CHILDREN.

The Association of American Teachers of the Diseases of Children will hold its annual meeting in Chicago, at the Great Northern Hotel, corner of Jackson Boulevard and Dearborn, on June 1st.

Requirements for membership in this Association are somewhat unique. To be eligible one must be a regular physician resident in the United States, Canada or Mexico, who is in good professional standing and membership in his county or local medical society and actively engaged as Professor or Associate Professor or Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, or as adjunct to such a chair, or who holds the position of Lecturer on this branch or an equivalent position in a recognized medical college, or who is a member of a properly organized hospital or dispensary staff actively engaged in the treatment of children. All such are invited to join the Association; and all physicians and surgeons interested in children are invited to attend the meeting. Its objects are the study, the teaching and the practice of pediatrics.

The officers of the Association are as follows:

President-Samuel W. Kelley, M.D., Professor of Diseases of Children in Cleveland College of Physicians and Surgeons, Medical Department of Ohio Wesleyan University.

Vice-President-Chas. Douglas, M.D., Professor of Diseases of Children in Detroit College of Medicine.

Secretary-John C. Cook, M.D., Professor of Diseases of Children in Post-Graduate Medical School and Hospital of Chicago (deceased).

Secretary Pro Tem.-Robert A. Black, M.D., Chicago. .

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