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COMBINED MEDICAL AND SURGICAL SECTION. Discussion on General Peritonitis. Carcinoma of the Buccal Cavity, Etiology and Treatment-Dr.

A. R. Robinson, New York. Subdural Hæmorrhage and Its Surgical Treatment-Dr. E. W.

Archibald, Montreal. On the Use of the Ortho-Diagraph in Medicine—Dr. Robert Wilson, Montreal.

Dr. Chas. A. Hodgetts, Toronto, Chairman; Dr. Robert Law,

Ottawa, Secretary.
Address by the Chairman, Dr. Hodgetts.
Title to be announced-Prof. Starkey, Montreal.
Title to be announced-Dr. J. D. Lafferty, Calgary.
Title to be announced—Dr. Seymour, Edmonton.
The Medical Inspection of Schools--Dr. John Hunter, Toronto.

Dr. W. T. Connell, Kingston, Chairman ; Dr. A. R. B. Wil-

liamson, Kingston, Secretary. Anästhesia in Laboratory Work-Dr. V. E. Henderson, Toronto. Chorion Epithelioma in the Testis–Dr. C. B. Keenan, Montreal. A Criticism of the Ammonium Nitro—Molybdate Method of De

tecting Organic Phosphorus in the Tissues—Geo. G. Nasmyth,

M.A., Ph.D., and E. Fidler, B.A., M.B., Toronto. The Bio-Chemical Characteristics of Bacillus Influenza-Dr Hand

ford McKee, Montreal. Title to be announced Prof. J. George Adami, Montreal. Title to be announced-Prof. J. J. Mackenzie, Toronto. Title to be announced—Dr. C. W. Duval, Montreal. The National Importance of Pure Milk-Dr. Chas. J. Hastings,

Toronto. Contribution to the Pathology of Tumors of the Lung-Three

cases of Sarcoma: (1) Primary, (2) Secondary-Dr. E. St.

Jacques, Montreal. On the Technique of the Study of Complement Deviation-Dr. A. H. U. Caulfeild, Toronto.

COMBINED PUBLIC HEALTH AND LABORATORY WORKERS. Water Supplies and Water Analysis-Dr. J. A. Amyot, Toronto;

Dr. T. A. Starkey, Montreal; Dr. Gordon Bell, Winnipeg: Dr. W. T. Connell, Kingston, and others will contribute to this discussion.

SECTION ON EYE, EAR, NOSE AND THROAT. Dr. H. S. Birkett, Montreal, Chairman; Dr. Handford

McKee, Montreal, Secretary. New Therapeutic Notes—Dr. Wilfrid Beaupre, Quebec. Title to be announced—Dr. G. H. Mathewson, Montreal. Title to be announced-Dr. Roy, Quebec. Some Points in the Technique of Sub-mucous Resection of the

Nasal Septum—Dr. C. M. Stewart, Ottawa. Ulceration of the Cornea, Etiology and Treatment—Dr. Handford

McKee, Montreal. (1) Calcified Fibroma of the Orbit; (2) A Case of Bilateral Lar

daceous Infiltration of the Buccal Mucous Membrane, not hitherto classified-Dr. J. N. Roy, Montreal.

SECTION ON MENTAL AND NERVOUS DISEASES. Dr. W. H. Hattie, Halifax, Chairman; Dr. J. C. Mitchell,

Brockville, Secretary. Some Clinical Considerations of Dementia Præcox--Dr. Elbert M.

Somers, Ogdensburg, N.Y. Hydrotherapeutics when Applied to Mental and Nervous Diseases

Dr. A. T. Hobbs, Guelph. The Differential Diagnosis of some forms of Mental Diseases, with

a Note as to Treatment-Dr. Gerald Fitzgerald, Toronto. Title to be announced—Dr. E. W. Archibald, Montreal. Title to be announced-Dr. Colin Russel, Montreal. Some Points in the Etiology of Progressive Muscular Atrophy,

with Especial Reference to Heredity-Dr. D. A. Campbell,

Halifax. A Study of Thomsen's Disease (Myotomia Congenita)-By a suf

ferer from it. Insanity and the General Practitioner-Dr. Moher, Brockville. Hysterical Manifestations Occurring After the Removal of a Brain

Tumor-Dr. D. A. Shirres, Montreal.

SECTION ON GYNECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS. Dr. F. A. L. Lockhart, Montreal, Chairman; Dr. D. Patrick,

Montreal, Secretary.
Title to be announcedDr. Wm. Gardner, Montreal.
Some Cases of Caesarian Section-Dr. R. E. Webster, Ottawa.
Pregnancy and Heart Troubles, with Report of Cases-Dr. J. C.

Cameron, Montreal.
Title to be announced-Prof. de L. Harwood, Montreal.
Cases of Vicarious Menstruation-Dr. Blakeman.

Uterine Inversion, with the Report of a Case-Dr. D. Patrick,

Montreal. The Role of the Gonococcus as a Factor in Infection, following

Abortion or Full Term Delivery-Dr. Fraser G. Gurd, Montreal. Report of Second Case of Chorio-Epithelioma-Dr. F. A. L. Lock

hart, Montreal. Thoroughness in Abdominal Surgery—Dr. A. Lapthorn Smith,

Pubiotomy-Edward D. Farrell, Halifax, N.S.
Title to be announced—Dr. D. J. Evans, Montreal.
The Induction of Labor-Dr. Adam H. Wright, Toronto.


Dr. G. Sterling Ryerson, Toronto, Chairman; Dr. T. H.

Leggatt, Ottawa, Secretary. Addresses by the President of the Association of Medical Officers of

the Militia of Canada, Colonel Ryerson, M.R.D., Toronto. On the Advisability of Forming a Canadian Ambulance and Red

Cross Association Lieutenant-Colonel Jones, D.G.M.S., Ottawa. Title to be announced-Lieutenant-Colonel Cameron, A.M.C., to V.

Field Ambulance. The Territorial Army Medical Corps, and the Canadian Medical

Services: A Comparison-Lieutenant-Colonel Sponagle, A.M.C. Title to be announced-Captain H. A. Kingsmill, 7th Fusiliers. Some of the Difficulties Met With in Camp Sanitation-Captain

G. M. Campbell, 7th C. A. Title to be announced-Lieutenant-Colonel Maclaren, P.M.C., M.D.

No. 8. The Present Aspect of Military Sanitary Work-Major L. Drum,

P.A.M.C. Ready and Simple Tests for Water, Milk and the Detection of Dis

ease in Animals—Captain L. M. Murray, A.M.C., No. 1 Field Ambulance.

Physician's Library.

Saunders' Forthcoming Books.

Messrs. W. B. Saunders Company, medical publishers, of Philadelphia and London, announce for publication before June 30th, a list of books of unusual interest to the profession. We especially call the attention of our readers to the following:

“Bandler's Medical Gynecology,” treating exclusively of the medical side of this subject.

“Bonney's Tuberculosis.' “Volume II., Kelly and Noble's Gynecology and Abdominal Surgery.”

“Volume IV., Keen's Surgery." Gant's Constipation and Intestinal Obstruction." “Schamberg's Diseases of the Skin and the Eruptive Fevers." “John C. DaCosta, Jr.'s, Physical Diagnosis." “Todd's Clinical Diagnosis."

“Camac's Epoch-Making Contributions in Medicine and Surgery.”

All these works will be profusely illustrated with original pictures.

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Manual of Medical Jurisprudence, Toxicology and Public Health.

By W. G. AitcHISON ROBERTSON, M.D., D.Sc., F.R.C.P.E.,
F.R.S.E., Lecturer on Medical Jurisprudence and Public
Health, School of Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons, Edin-
burgh, etc., etc. With 39 illustrations. London: Simpkin,
Marshall & Co., Limited.

This is a fine little concise manual for medical students on the above subjects. It includes all the student requires for examination purposes. We recommend it heartily to them.

Confessio Medici. By the writer of “The Young People." Price,

$1.25. The Macmillan Company of Canada, Limited, 27 Richmond St. W., Toronto.

The book is a series of essays on Vocation, Hospital Life, An Essay for Students, A Good Example, Practice, The Discipline of Practice, The Spirit of Practice, Wreaths and Crosses of Practice, Retirement, The Very End. We have looked it over time and again, read parts of it here and there, have found a good thing now and then, decide it is idealistic, that it does not lend itself readily to review, so simply state our impression. We have not yet come to any decision as to why it was written, so do not wish to be too rash in criticism, as it may have the meat hidden away somewhere we have not been able to locate. Therefore, to those who are interested, we would say, read, mark, and inwardly digest for yourself.

The Toiler. By WILLIAM J. FISCHER, M.D., Waterloo, Ontario,

author of “Songs by the Wayside.”

In this issue we publish the third of the series of “Master Minds of Medicine-John Hunter," by Dr. Fischer; and on our editorial table lies a copy of his latest production in literature, "The Toiler." It is a volume bubbling with purity and beauty of thought, as chaste as it is delicate. It proves that Dr. Fischer is gradually establishing for himself a place in Canadian literature. It is dedicated to two well-known Canadian medical men, Drs. John Wishart and H. A. McCallum, London, Ont. We here reproduce in full Dr. Fischer's poem :

He stands, 'twixt life and death, through busy cares,
An angel, in the eyes of toiling Pain;
Strong men look up at him through tearful rain,
Strong women sound their noblest, purest pray’rs
Into his ears; sick children, weak, in pairs,
Rest in his Love's bright bed; Sorrow has lain
Therein, and Pity wept. Now and again
God brings him soul-strength up life's winding stairs.
A worker in the low, degraded street,
He sees the shadow with the shining light,
And touches black souls as the pure priest can;
He sees Pain, should’ring her old cross so sweet,
And, through the dawn, the live-long day and night,
Ile feels the pulse of God in ev'ry man.

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