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544 THE BRITISH MEDICAL .OURNAL. EMaY 30, i868. Burrows, W. A. Esq. Essex Road, Islington White, John C. Esq. Storey's Gate, St Case, Henry, Esq. Middlesex Hospital James's Park BRITISH MEDICAL ASSOCIATION. Chambers, Thos. Esq. Sutherland Street Cheyne, Robert R. Esq. Nottingham Place Whitmore, John, M.D. Medical Officer of Health for Marylebone, Wimpole Street Coates, Frederick T. Esq. Euston Road Williams, Henry W. M.D. Fulham Road Coles, G. C. Esq. Codrington Terrace, NEW MEMBERS, 1868. Kensington Park Cooper, Geoffrey V. Esq. Hampstead Road MONMOUTHSHIRE. Verity, A. R. Esq. Talywain, Pontypool Cumberbatch, L. T. M.D. Cadogaii Place Watkins, George, Esq. Chepstow TelE follo-wilng Iew members hiave joined the Association from the Davy, Richard, Esq. Welbeck Street White, Frederick G. L.R.C.P.Ed. Chep- commenicemenit of the presenlt year. Dickinson, WV. H. M.D. Assist.-Physician stow to St. George's Hospital, Chesterfield St. BEDF OORDSHIRE. Knill, James, L.R.C.P.Ed. Lechlade Dudley,J. G. M.D. Physician to the Surrey NORFOLK. Johnson. X\Nilliane U. Esq. General Iu- Liddell, J. H. M.D. General Hospital, Dispensary, Belgrave Road Amyot, T. E. Esq. Diss firmar, Bedford Bristol Dyte, David Hyman, Esq. Bury Street Bousfield, Edward, Esq. Thetford WVebster, Thomas, Esq. Redlaiid, Bristol Edis, A. W. M.B. Physic.an-Accoucheur to Lowe, John, M.D. Physioian to the West BERKSHIRE. XVetlsered, Charles, Esq. Stroud St. George's and St. James's Dispenisary, Norfolk anid Lynni Hospital, King's Lynn Davis, Gi. H. Esq. Aortiluer WVilloughby, E. F. Esq. Redland, Bristol Sackville Street Meadows, Daniel, Esq. Great Yarmouth Noad, G. W. M1.D. WVokingham Flower, Thomas, Esq. Middlesex Hospital Norman, R. R. B. Esq. Great Yarmouth Playne, Alfred, M.D. Maidenhead HAMPSHIRE. Forbes, John, M.R.C.P. Addison Road, Prangley, V. Esq. Aldborough Doswell, G. H. Esq. Bishop's Walthaim Kensington Smith, J. C. Esq. Great Yarmouth BUCKINGHAMSHIIRE. Evans, J. 0. M.D. Fratton, Portsmouth Fuller, W. F. Esq. Resident Medical Smyth, S. T. M.D. Great Yarmouth Deynis, F. M.D). Fenny Stratford Godwin, James, Esq. Twyford Officer St. Marylebone Infirmary Taylor, G. Esq. Mattisball Dufty, Frederick, Esq. Stony Stratford Langdon, T. C. Esq. Surgeon to the IHants Fyfe, Andrew, M.D. Brompton Road XVadd, Frederick J. MLB. Beaconsfield County Hospital, Winchester Gay, John, Esq. Surgeon to the Great NORTHAMPTONSH IRE. Martin, J. IH. C. M.D. Portsmouth Northern Hospital, Finsbury Place Clark, William, M.D. Wellingborough -AMBRIDGESHIRE C,AMBRIDGE£SIIRE. South Crewe, John, Esq. Weldon Ireland, Edward, Esq. Linton HEREFORDSHIRE. Gelston, R. MI.D. Coleshill St. Eaton Sq. Hunt, W. J. Esq. Silverstone MoCaull, C. N. REq. WVhittlesey Jones, Edward, M.D. Ross Gervis, F. H. Esq. Adelaide Road, Newton, John L. Esq., Isleham, Soham Haverstock Hill NORTHUMBERLAND. Prince, Frederick, Esq. Sawston HERTFORDSHIRE. Gibson, F. W. M.D. Resideilt Medical Gilchrist, George C. Esq. Surgeon to the -Good, Joseph, Esq. Hemel Hempsteod Officer, St. Pancras Infirmary Lying-in Hospital, Newcastle-on-Tyna CHESHIRE. Pope, Edward, Esq. Tring Griffith, William, M.D. Belgrave Road Hardcastle, N. Esq. Surgeon to the New- Allen, James, Esq. Bollihgon to Heckford, N. Esq. Broad Street Buildings castle Gaol, Newcastle-on-Tyne Braidwood, P. M. M.D. Birkenhead HUNTINGDONSHIRE. Hickman, William, M.B. Surgeon to the Hope, John, Esq. Newcastle-on-Tyne Jacob, Edward L. Esq. Senior Surgeon to Mecnce, W. H. D. Esq. St. Ives Samaritan Hospital, Dorset Square Reid, John C. Esq. Newbiggin-on-Sea the Borough Hospital, Birkenhead Hill, J. D. Esq. Surgeon to the Royal Free Wilson, Thomas,- Esq. Wallsend Lamb, Joseph, Esq. Birkenhead KENT. Hospital, Guilford Street Lord, Richard, M.D. Crewe Barrington, N. M.D. Bexley Heath Hopkins, H. C. Esq. Royal Free Hospital NOTTINGHAMSHlRE. Mlain, XVilliam, M.D. Bromborough Blatherwick, T. REq. Rochester Hume, F. H. Esq. St. Peter's St. Islington Batemani, Charles, Esq East Bridgeford Buckoll, Edward C. Esq. Nottingham AlMuro, S. H. M.D. Nantwich Davies, Albert, M.D. Physician to the WVest Langmore, W. B. Esq. Upper Westbourne WVhite, Archibald, M.D. New Brighton Kent Hospital, Maidstone Terrace Butler, James, Esq. Beeston Duke, Allen, M.D. Dover Lawrence, Henry C. Rsq. XVestbourne Hett, Henry 0. Esq. Worksop CORNXVALL. Henderson, Thomnas A. MH.D. Physician to Park Road Mickley, A. G. M.B. House-Surgeon to the Couch, Thomas Q. Esq. Ito inin the Infirmary, Ramseate Leaf, Walter, Esq. Surgeon to the St. General Hospital, Nottingham -. Ilott, Edward, Esq. Bromley Marylebone Dispensary, Maddox Street Parsons, F. H. M.D. Nottingham CUMBERLA.IND. Joyce, Thomas, M.D. Rolvenden Lock,J. G. Esq. S. Bartholomew's Hospital Spurr, J. Esq. Carlton-in-Lindrick Alitchell, 1-I. M.B. Aspatria 'Medwin, Aaron G. M.D. Bllackheath Locock, Sir Charles, Bart. M.D. Hertford Stephenson, T. A. Esq. Surgeon to the IPage, XW. B. Esq. Surgeoin to the Infirmary Parsoiis, Charles, M.D. Dover Street, Mayfair Nottingham andMidland Eye Infirmary, and Couuty Gaol, Carlisle Pittock, G. M.MDB. Margate MicheB, WV. D. Esq. Delancy Street Nottingham teeves, William, Esq. Carlisle Plomley, Johin F. Esq. Mlaidstone Murray, John, M.D. Bryanstonl Street tobertsons, John, M.D. Cockermouth Skimmiug, R. M.D. Smardeil Musgrave, J. T. Esq. Fiuchley Road OXFORDSHIRE. Tweddle, .J ohn, Esq. Eaeswick Thomson, John B. Esq. Ramsgate Oppert, Francis, M.D. Physician to the Freeborn, R. F. M.D. Oxford Edward B. M.D. Physician to the WVhitebead, J. G. Esq. Cockertuouth _ City Dispensary, Great Russell Street Gray, LANCASHIRE. Par soni, Edward, M.D. Lecturer on Mid- Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford DERBYSIIIRE. Allcock, Christ. Esq. Waterloo, Liverpool wifery, Charing Cross Hospital Hussey, Edward L. Esq. Surgeon to the Bingbani,J. J. Fsq. House-Surgeouto the Broadbent, James C. L.K.Q.C.P. Everton Pearson, David R. M.D. Upper Pliillimore Radcliffe Iiifirmary, Oxford General Infirmary, Der by Liverpool Place, Kensington Hyde, WV. T. Esq. Bloxham, Banbury Casson, J. II. Esq. Ridduirgs, Aifreton Buruiwell, G. M. M.D. Mossley Pettifer, E. H. Esq. Southgate Road Mallam, H. P. Fsq. Oxford Crightot, IR. WV. M.D. Chapel.en-le-Friih Buirton, J. E. Esq. Liverpool Power, Henry, M.B. Assistant-Surgeon lOwen, Edward R. Esq. Oxford Greaves, Charles A. M.B. Derby Cameron, A. H. P'. L.R.C.P.Fd. Liverpcol and Lecturer on Physiology at the West- Rolleston, George, 51.D. F.R.S. Linacre Carter, Albert E. Esq. Workhouse In. minster Hospital, Upper Seymour Street Professor of Anatomy, and Physician to DEVONSHIRE. firmary, Toxteth Park, Liverpool Rasch, A. M.D. South Street, Finsbury the Radoliffe Infirmary, Oxford Bulteel, C. Rsq. Stonehouse Farr, Charles J. Esq. Swinton Reeves, H. A. Esq. Middlesex Hospital Sankey, R. Bi. H. Esq. Asylum, Littlemore Fine-an, James, M.D. Assistanit-Surgeon Riley, Jas. L.R.C.P.Ed. Charlwood St. XV. Symonds, F. Esq. Surgeon to the Radoliffe DORSETSHIRE. to the Lying-in Hospital, Liverpool Rogers, Arnold, Esq. Consulting Dental Infirmary, Oxford Mliles, E. J. M.D. Gillingham Glynn, T. R. M.B. Liverpool Surgeon to St. Bartholomew's Hospital, Taunton, George, Esq. Surgeon to the City Hill, Matthew, Esq. Bootle Hanover Sauare Gaol, Oxford DURHAM. Lang, John, M.D. Southport Rogers, G. H. Esq. Old Burlington Street tTniekwell, Henry M.M.D. Physician to the Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford Alworthy, Charles, Esq. Bislhop Aucklaud Long, James, Esq. Consulting Surgeon to Rudderforth, E. H. Esq. Air Street Brunskill, W. Esq. Staundrop, Darlington the Royal Infirmary, Liverpool Sanders, Edwin, Esq. St. Bartholomew's 3Winkfield, Alfred, Esq. House-Surgeon to Collins, Benj. C. Esq. Bishop Auckland Lowndes, F. Walter, Esq. Northeri Hlos Ilospital the Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford Douglas, Al. lEsq. Surgeoni to the Hospital pital, Liverpool Shuttleworth, G. E. Esq. Kilburn Pk. Rd. for Childreni, Sunderland Oxley, Martiii G. B. L.K.Q.C.P. Assistanit Sibley, S. W. Esq. New Burllngton Street SHROPSHIRE. Douglass, Gcorge, M.D. Gateshead Surgeon to the Infirmary for Children Simms, Frederick, M.B. Wimpole Street Clendinnen, W. E. Esq. Cheswardine Eastwood, Joseph XW. M.D. Gateshead Liverpool Simon, John, Esq. F.R.S. Medical Officer rLemon, H. M. M.D. Bishop's Castle Fielden, Samuel, Esq. Sheldon, Darlington Pigg, Thomas, M.D. Manchester of Health to the Privy Council, Rich- Mathias, Alfred, Esq. Bridgnorth Foster, E. XW. Rsq. Chester-le-Street Russell, W. S. Esq. Accrington mond Terrace, Whitehall Welsh, Joseph, Esq. Shrewsbury I-utchinsoni, M.D. Bishop Auckland Somers, A. Esq. XVhitecross Bank, Salford Skaife, Henry, Esq. St. James's Road Kelly, XWalter McD. M.D. Crook Thorp, Charles W. L.K.Q.C.P. Todmordei. Smith, Heywood, M.D. Grosvenor Street SOMERSET. Macdonald,WV.M.D. Iaswell,Feuce Houses XW'alker, T. S. Esq. Assistant-Surgeon tc Square, XV. Esq. St Bartholomew's Hos- BEnuett, J. E. M.D. Kilmeradon Water Mackenzie, Daniel, Esq. Bishop Aucklaiid the Rye and Ear Infirmary, Liverpool pital Clothier, Heury, M.B. Mineral Oliver, George, AMB. Stockton-on-Tees XVlhite, -, M.D. Southport Stephen, A. M.D. Doughty Street Hospital, Bath Reid,Alexander, Esq. Tow Law,Darlington ,- Stewart, Alexanuder, Esq. Cheapside Cole, Thomas, M.B. Bath Reily, Max. F. EFaq. Shltton, Castle Eden LEICESTERSHIRE. Sutton, ienry G. M.B. Assist..Physician iCoombs, Carey P. M.D. Castle Cary Buszard, Marston, M.D. Lutterworth to the City of London Hospital forrDavis, Theodore, jun. M.D. Clevedon ESSEX. Downey, Patrick, Esq. Sileby Diseases of the Chest, Finsbury SquareaGarland, E. C. Esq. Yeovil Argles, Frac k, Rsq. Wanstead Thomas, D. P. Esq. Market Bosworth Tatham, John, M.D. Pliysician to the RoyalIGoodridge, Henry F. A. M.D. Physician to Baker, Beniamin, Rsq. Breltwood Pimlico Dispensary and the Westtthe United Hospital, Bath LINCOLNSHIRE. London Hospital, WXilton Place Goss, T. Biddulph, Fsq. Batl GLOUC ESTERSJIIRE . Lambdeni, Henry, Rsq. Rippinigale Traill, WVilliam, M.D. Browuswood Park, Lowudes, -, Esq. Pensford Atehley, G. F. RSeq. Cotham, Bristol Macdonald, J. Esq. Lincoln Stoke ANewington Parsons, H. F. M.D. Beckingtoni Bernard, M. 1Esq. Surgeon to the Bristol Phiilpott, - Rsq. Barrow Tweed, John J. Esq. Upper Brook Street Smart, John N. Esq. Bedminster Royal Inlirinaly, Clifton Vincent, Osman, Fsq. Middlesex IlospitalITerry, John, Esq. Bailbrook, Bath illagden, . E'sq. Minchilihanupton MIDDLESEX. Waggett, John, M.D. Stanley Terrace Wine, H. C. Esq. Bedminster Bush, D. eara, 1.D. Physician to the Appletoni, Henry, MI.D. Hackney XVane, Daniel, M.D. Grafton Street Hospital for Chlildreni, Clifton Austin, Thomas J. Esq. Guilford Street XXard, Stephen H. M.D. Physiciau to the STAFFORDSHIRE. Cooper, Fredlerick, Esq. Clifton Baker, J. P. Esq. Millwall Works, Poplar City of London Hospital for Diseases olfClark, James, MI.D. Brownhills, Walsall D)avies, T. H. Esq. Stapleton Road, Bristol Barry, D. Paterson, M.D. Twickenham the Chest, Finsbury Circus Collins, Henry, M.D. Wolverhampton Fllis, Thomlias S. Esq. Gloucester Bonney, XV. A. Esq. King's Road, Chelset Warinig, E. J. M.D. Talbot Rd. Bayswater Davies, W. Esq. Smethwick Griffiths, S. M. Esq. M[onitpellier, Bristol Bruce, Alexander, Rsq. Assistant-Surgeor Watson, W. Spencer, FEq. Assist.-SurgeonnHandy, J. Esq. Darlaston Keall, W.P.L R.C.P.Ed. General Hospital, to the Westminster Hiospital, Old Caven to the Central London OphthalmicaHicks, C. Esq. Smethwick Bristol Idish Street Hospital, Montague Street Kelty, P. M. L.R.C.P.Ed. Walsall May 30, i868.] THE BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL. Latham, Alfred, Esq. Darlaston WORCESTERSHIRE. Brown,John, Esq. Oldbury McCarty, J. Campbell, Esq. Cannock Manby, F. E. Esq. Wolverhampton Martin, E. N. M.D. Burton-on-Trent Cooper, G. C. Esq. Oldbury Hayward, W. H. Esq. Oldbury SPECIAL CORRESPONDENCE. Miller, Richard M. M.D. Physician to the Macdonald, John, Esq. Kidderminster South Staffordshire General Hospital, Malins, E. M.D. Cradley, Dudley Wolverhampton Prosser, E. Esq. Bromsgrove EDINBURGH. Millington,'William, M D.Wolverhamipton Roden, William, M.D. Kidderminster Morgan, Herbert M. Esq. Lichfield Sainsbury, Heury,Esq. Oldbury [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] Nance, James, Esq. Rccleshall Tanner, R. C. Esq. Dudley ON Monday last, a very influential meeting of Mr. Gladstone's sup- Pearse, Edward S. Esq. Brierley Hill X Pope, W. H. Esq. Wolverhampton YORKSHIRE. Allbutt, T. Clifford, M.B. Physician to the porters took place, to arrange the preliminary details in connexion with Sansome, T. Esq. Hill Top, Westbromwich the contest for the chancellorship. The chair was occupied by Sir Smith, Richard, Esq. Harborne, Birming- General Infirmary, LeedsRichmond ham Atkinson, Edward T. Esq. Corrie, J. J. Esq. Leeds James Y. Simpson, Bart.; and amongst others present were Professor Summerfield, T. H. Esq. Bloxwich Sutcliffe, Henry, Esq. Vest Bromnwich Eddison, J. C. M.D. Leeds Lyon Playfair, C.B., Professor Wilson, Dr. Alexander Wood, Dr. Sutton, W. Esq. Smethwick Elliott, George F. M.D. Hull John Muir, and a considerable number of members of the legal profes- Thomson, J. L.R.C.P.Ed. Kingswinford Fox, C. B. M.D. Scarborough Tylecote, E. T. M.D. Great Haywood Hall, Frederick, M.D. Leeds sion. Although no personal canvass had yet been made, it was an- Tylecote, J. J. M.D. Sandon, Stone Locking, Benjamin, Esq. Wellesby, Hull Low, B. Esq. Burningham, Doncaster nounced that a considerable number of letters had been received from SUFFOLK. Myrtle,A. S. M.D. Harrogate Procter, William, MI.D. Surgeon to the men of influence, expressing their willingness to act as members of Mr. Clubbe, W. H. Esq. Lowestoft Gladstone's committee. After the Chairman had explained the objects Cresy, T. G. Esq. Aldeburgh Dispensary, York Jeffreys, E. M.D. Lowestoft of the meeting, and stated what steps had already been taken by Mr. Roberts, Charles, M.D. Northallerton Warburton, Edward, Esq. Pateley Bridge SURREY. Watmough Isaac, M.D. Pocklington Gladstone's committee, Dr. Alexander Wood pointed out the great Adams, Rntherford, M.D. Croydon Brown, Alfred G. Esq. Trinity Square claims which Mr. Gladstone possessed to fill the vacant office, and Brushfield, T. H. M.D. Woking drew attention to the fact that it was only after mature consideration Constable, J.H. C. L.K.Q.C.P. St. George's Road, Southwark WALES. that Mr. Gladstone had been chosen as the most suitable candidate to Cope, Walter, Esq. West Croydon Griffiths, T. D. M.B. Swansea be proposed. Dr. Alexander Wood stated that a meeting was to be Craigie, John, M.B. Reigate Jones, Thos. Esq. New Quay, Carmarthen held on Tuesday, to urge the claims of the Lord Justice-General Inglis Cuolahan, Hugh, M.D. Bermondsey Taylor, William, M.D. Cardiff Hamilton, T. W. M.D. Mitcham Thomas, Richard, Esq. Llanelly Wilks, A. G. P. M.B. Swansea against those of Mr. Gladstone. Dr. Wood contrasted the merits of Kough, E. M.D. Bagshot the two rival candidates; and he endeavoured to show that the princi- Maberley, G. F. Esq. Godalming Phillips, Edward, Esq. Bermondsey Street Bay, E. R. Esq. Dulwich ples of the Lord Justice-General were not of such a nature as to com- Smith, Rowland, Esq. Cobham, SCOTLAND. mend themselves to the mind of liberal men. He alluded to the Sutcliffe, Joseph H. KEsq. Ripley BM. Scotch Universities Act, which had been passed under his auspices; Sutcliffe, W. G. Esq. Battersea Bell, Joseph, M.D. Lecturer on Surgery in Trentler, W. J. Esq. Rew Green the University, Edinburgh and he contended that the Lord Justice-General was not entitled to as Tuckwell, D. J. Esq. Woking (dead) Chiene, John, M.D. Edinburgh much credit as he had received for it, seeing that he had to a great ex- Turner, J. S. Esq. Upper Norwood Dickie, John, M.D. Alloa, Clackmannan Warwick, R. A. M.D. Richmond Fergus, Andrew, M.D. Glasgow tent followed up the plan and made use of the materials which had Wilson, G. M.D. Waking Gibson, W. M.D. Campbeltown, Argylesh. Gordon, H. M.D. Edinburgh been arranged by his predecessor in office, Mr. Moncrieff. Professor SUSSEX. McCullocb, J. M. M.D. Dumfries Playfair stated that, having been in communication with Mr. Gladstone Aiford, Charles J. Req. St. Leonard's-on- Macdonald, Angus, M.D. Edinburgh Sea on the subject, he could contradict a rumour which had become preva- McGibbon, John, M.D. Balfron, Stirling Barker, W. G. M.D. Worthing (dead) Muirhead, Claud, M.D. Edinburgh lent, to the effect that Mr. Gladstone was opposed to giving the Scotch Goldsmith, John, M.D. Worthing Reith, Archibald, M.D. Physician to the Holman, Henry M. Esq. Hurstpierpoint Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen Universities two members. Mr. Gladstone was, on the contrary, de- Moore, Daniel, M.D. Hastings Shaw,James, Esq. Ayr sirous to see the Scotch Universities represented by two members. Moore, Thomas, Esq. Brighton Sibbald, J. M.D. Asylum, Lochgilphead, Penhall, J. T. Esq. St. Leonard's-on-Sea Argyleshire When, however, it was stated that a majority of the Scotch Liberal Phillips, Thomas B. M.D. Brighton Smith, J. G. Esq. Thurso, Caithnessmembers were opposed to giving two members to the Universities, Mr. Rugg, Richard, Esq. Brighton Smith, J. W. F. M.D. Physician to the Smith, Edward, Esq. Battle Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen Gladstone felt that, if such really were the case, he could not person- Selkirksb. Trollope, Thomas, M.B. Assistant-Sur- Tweedie, A. C. Esq. Galashiels, Midwifery geon to the East Surrey Infirmary, St. Wilson, J. G. M.D. Lecturer on ally, as Liberal leader, put himself in opposition to the wishes of the Leonard's-on-Sea majority of the Scotch members. Professor Playfair stated that the in the Andersonian University, Glasgow Williams, S. W. D. M.D. Asylum, Hay- Wolfe, J. R. M.D. Ophthalmic Surgeon to ward's Heath the Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen opposition of the members to giving two representatives to the Uni- Worthing, G. F. J. Esq. West Worthing versities had been much exaggerated, and that he himself knew of WARWICKSHIRE. eighteen Scotch members who were favourable to the proposal. Sheriff Busby, R. A. Esq. Leamington IRELAND. Hector made a brilliant speech in support of Mr. Gladstone. He ad- Cow, Henry, eqs. Camp Hill, Birmingham Doweon, A. H. Req. Stratford-on.Avon ODonaghue, Patrick,L.R.C.P.Ed. Lough- mitted that the Lord Justice-General would be a formidable opponent; Figgins, Henry, Esq. Birmingham res, Gaiway Hinds,James, M.D. Queen's College, Bir- still he ventured to predict that Mr. Gladstone would be carried by as mingham good a majority as they obtained when Lord Brougham was elected. Hopkins, F. C. Esq. Erdington The meeting was subsequently addressed by several other speakers. It Horniblow, R. E. B. Es. Leamington ARMY AND NAVY. Jackson, J. Esq. Steelbouse Lane, Bir- Black,W. T. Esq. Staff-Surgeon, Aberdeen was determined to have as large a general committee as possible, and mingham Coekburn, J. Balfour, M.D. R.E. Chatham Jolly, R. M.D. Queen's Hospital, Bir- Crawford, T. M.D. Army MedicalDepart- to organise a small executive committee to carry on the canvass as en- mingham ment, Whitehall ergetically as possible. Le SageW. Louis,Esq. Stratford-on-Avon Mackenzie, John, M.D. Staff Assistant- Lloyd, Samuel, Esq. Birmingham Surgeon, Aldershot Mackey, Edward, M.B. Joint Professor of Murray, John, M.D. Inspector-General of Medica in Queen's College, Bir- Hospitals, Simla ETHNOLOGICAL SOCIETY.-At the anniversary of the Ethnological Materia mingham Orton, R. J. W. REsq., Netley Society, held May 26th, at 4, St. Martin's Place, Trafalgar Square, Macpherson, R. S. Esq. Birmingbam Turnbull, G. Esq.4th Hussars, Umballa Professor Busk in the chair, the following were elected:-President- May, Henry, Esq. Nechells, Birmingham Wells, S. S. D. Esq. Staff-Surgeon, H.M.S. Professor Huxley. Vice-Presidents-Robert Dunn, Esq.; Sir John Norris, R. M.D. Aston, Birmingham Britannia, Dartmouth Lubbock, Bart.; Dr. Harrington Tuke; Major-General Balfour. Sawyer, J. Esq. Queen's Hospital, Bir- Ron. Treasiter-F. Hindmarsh, Esq. Hon. Secretaries-Thomas mingham Sproston, W. H. Rsq. Erdington Wright, Esq.; D. W. Nash, Esq. Hon. Librarian-L. J. Beale, Esq. Suffield, C. R. Esq. Birmingham Council-Capt. Sherard Osborn; W. Blackmore, Esq.; Henry G. Bohn, ThomasW. M.B. Bradford St.Birmingham C'J.OLOUNIES & FOREIGN Esq.; Dr. A. Campbell; Sir A. W. Clavering, Bart.; T. F. D. Croker, WILTSHIRE. COUNTRIES. Esq.; E. B. Tylor, Esq.; J. Dickinson, Esq.; G. Dalhousie Ramsay, Flower, F. J. Esq. Broadchalk, Salisbury Bishop, Thomas, M.D. Paris Esq.; Professor Busk; Hyde Clarke, Esq.; Dr. Richard King; Sir R. Haynes, S. L. M.D. Laverstock, Salisbury Blue, W. A. S. Esq. Strathalbyn, South I. Murchison, Bart.; Sir C. Nicholson, Bart.; Colonel Lane Fox; Kinneir, Richard, Esq. Malmesbury Australia Maurice, James B. M.D. Marlborough Kemp, W. G. REq. Government Hospital, Major-General Sir J. Shiel; Lord Strangford; John Thrupp, Esq.; Tayler, J. 0. Esq. Trowbridge Cricklade Nelson, New Zealand Kilian, - M.D. Aix-laaChapelle H. H. Howorth, Esq. Taylor, T. J. Esq. 546 46THE BRITISH,. MEDICAL _OURNAL. [MaY 30, i868. EAST ANGLIAN BRANCH. ASSOCIATION INTELLIGENCE. THE annual meeting of the above Branch will be held, in conjunction with the Cambridge and Huntingdon Branch, at the Town Hall, Great NEW BRANCH OF THE BRITISH MEDICAL Yarmouth, on Friday, June 26th, at 2 P.M., WM. VORES, M.D., Pre- sident-elect in the chair. ASSOCIATION. Gentlemen intending to read papers or cases will be pleased to give WE learn with great pleasure from Dr. Henry Barnes of Carlisle that, timely notice to one of the Local Secretaries, viz.: Dr. P. W. Latham, at a meeting of the profession held there on May 20th, it was resolved to Cambridge; Dr. Chevallier, Ipswich; or Dr. Pitt, Norwich. form a Branch of the British Medical Association for the counties of The dinner will take place at 5.30 P.Nf., at the Royal Hotel. Tickets 12s. 6d. each, to be obtained of either of the Honorary Secretaries; and Cumberland and Westmoreland. Nineteen gentlemen at once signified it is hoped tllat those gentlemen intending to dine will give a few days' their intention of becoming members of the Association, which counts notice, in order that proper arrangements can be made. already a large sprinkling of members in these counties; and will now, J. B. PITT, Hon. Secretaryfor Norfolk. Aoubtless, soon take firm root there, and bring the members of the proTession in other counties into more constant and habitual communi- NORTHERN BRANCH. ca;tion on professional subjects with our brethren in these two northern provinces. THE annual meeting of the above Branch will be held at Darlington, on Tuesday, June 30th. President for I867-68-EDWARD CHARLTON, M.D.; President-elect for I868-69-JOHN JOBSON, F.R.C.S. METROPOLITAN COUNTIES BRANCH. Gentlemen intetnding to read papers or cases, or describe patholo- A SPECIAL general meeting of the above Branch will be held at the gical specimens, are requested to communicate with the Secretary, rooms of the Medical Society of London, 32A, George Street, Hanover without delay. Square, on Monday, June Ist, at 8 P.M., to receive the Report of the G. H. PHILIPSON, M.D., Honzorary Secretary. Committee appointed to investigate the case of Dr. Eastlake. Newcastle-upon-Tyne, May i868. A. P. STEWART, M.D. o ALEXANDER HENRY, M.D.) onora;y Sec;etartes EAST YORK AND NORTH LINCOLN BRANCH: ANNUAL SOUTH-EASTERN BRANCH. MEETING. THE Annual meeting of the above Branch will be held on Thursday, THE twelfth annual meeting of the East York and North Lincoln June 4th, at the Town Hall, Hastings, at half-past One o'Clock; Branch of the British Medical Association was held at the Hull Infir- RFRDERICK TICEHURST, Esq., in the Chair. Visitors will be admitted mary, on Wednesday, May 20th, i868, at 2 P.M., under the presidency ,o the introduction of a member of the Branch. of HENRY GIBsoN, Esq. Twenty-one members were present, and two The Dinner will be provided at half-past Four o'Clock precisely. visitors. Tickets for Dinner, Dessert, Coffee, and attendance, not including Wine, Ojccrs. -The following gentlemen were elected officers for the ensu- 7r. 6d. each, to be obtained at the Swan Hotel. ing year. President: Sir H. Cooper, M.D. Honorary Treasurer: Mr. Gentlemen desiring to bring forward communications will be pleased J. A. Locking. Honorary Secretary: Mr. R. H. B. Nicholson. Com- to give notice to the Secretary one week previous to the meeting. mittee: Messrs. Craven, Daly, Lunn, J. H. Gibson, King, Holden, and C. HOLMAN, M.D., Secretary. Dix. Meetings. -It was decided to hold a second meeting in the autumn of SOUTH MIDLAND BRANCH. this year at Great Grimsby. The Committee were also recommended to make arrangements for the holding of more frequent meetings for the The annual meeting of the above Branch will be held at the Swan discussion of professional subjects. Hotel, Bedford, on Thursday, June I8th, at I P.M.; C. E. PRIOR, M.D., Neo Memnbers.-Dr. G. F. Elliot of Hull, Mr. S. R. Henson of Hull, President-elect, in the Chair. and Mr. W. H. Sissons of Barton, were elected members of the Branch. Gentlemen intending to read papers or cases, are requested to send Addresses, Pap.rs, etc.-The President read a highly instructive the names or titles of the same forthwith to Dr. Bryan, Northampton, introductory address, in which he particularly alluded to the improve. ,one of the Honorary Secretaries. ment in the conduction of the JOURNAL of the Association. J. M. BRYAN, M.D. Mr. MORLEY of Barton gave the particulars of a case of Hydatid G. P. GOLDSMITH, Esq.) ) Abscess of the Liver. Mr. Dix related a case of lingering Labour from Inertia, Nvhich pre- BIRMINGHAM AND MIDLAND COUNTIES BRANCH. sented some singular features. THE annual meeting of the above Branch will be held at the HIen Dr. LUNN, and Mr. LEPPINGTON of Grimsby, each related cases. and Chickens Hotel, New Street, Birmingham, on Friday, June igth, Dr. KELBURNE KING directed the attention of the members to the at 3 o'clock, when an address will be delivered by C. E. NEWNHAM, Treatment of Injuries, etc., by Carbolic Acid, and exhibited cases which Esq., the President of the Branch. had been most successfully treated by this agent. The members and their friends will dine together afterwards, at A Dininer was held at Bainton's Victoria Hotel at 6 o'clock in the 5 o'clock punctually.-Dinner tickets, inclusive of waiters and dessert, evening. seven shillings and sixpence. T. H. BARTLEET, Zion.Secretary. UNIVERSITY INTELLIGENCE. LANCASHIRE AND CHESHIRE BRANCH. THE annual meeting of the above Branch will be held on Friday, June UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE. 1gth, at half-past twelve, at the Royal Institution, Mosley Street, Man- NATURAL SCIENCES TRIPoS.-The following gentlemen have been -chester. Dinner will be provided at a quarter to five. appointed examiners for the Natural Science Tripos in the University Gentlemen intending to read papers are requested to communicate of Caibridge during the present year: Rev. George Henslow, M. A., with the Secretary as early as possible. Christ's Colltge; P. T. Main, M.A., St. John's College; Rev. 0. HENRY SIMPSON, M.D., Hon. Secretary. Fisher, M.A., Jesus College; and J. B. Bradbury, M.B., Downing College. CAMBRIDGE AND HUNTINGDON BRANCH. UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGII. THE annual meeting of the above Branch will be held, in conjunction THE candidature of the Lord Justice-General Inglis for the Chancellor- wvith the East Anglian Branch, at Yarmouth, on Friday, June 26th, ship of the University is, we are informed, supported by Professors W. VORES, M.D., President. Christison, Syme, Douglas Maclagan, Balfour, Laycock, Muirhead, Members intending to read papers or cases are requested to communi- Macpherson, Kelland, Tytler, Spence, and Turner; Drs. Andrew Wood, cate with the Honorary Secretary at their earliest convenience. Alexander Wood, Smith, Adam, Hunter, Malcolm, Annandale, Eaton, P. W. LATHAM, M.D., Hon. Secretary. Orphoot, Somerville, Graham, R. N. Muirhead, Reid, Ritchie, Mur- Cambridge, May 27th, i868. ray, Bruce, G. Bremner, Archibald Dickson, Joseph Bell, Myrtie, etc. May 30, I868.] THE BRITISH MEDICAL _OURNAL. 549 LURGAN UNION, co. Armagh-Medical Officer for the Tartaraghan Dispensary District. MEDICAL NEWS. MILFORD UNION, co. Donegal-Medical Officer for the Rossguill Dispensary District. NORTH DUBLIN UNION-Resident Medical Officer, No. 2, North City Dis- ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS OF ENGLAND.-The following gen- pensary. tlemen, hiaving undergonle the necessary examinations for the diploma, NORTH WALES COUNTIES LI4NATIC ASYLUM, Denbigh-Assistant Me- dical Officer. were admitted members of the College at a meeting of the Court of OLDCASTLE UNION, co. Meath-Medical Officer for the Crossakeel Dispen- Examiners, on May 7th:- sary District. Beadles, Ferdinand, Broadsway, WVorcestershire (Westminster) ROYAL GENERAL DISPENSARY, Bartholomew Close-Two Physicians and Drew, W. H., Gower Street, Bedford Square (University College) Assistant-Physician. French, Jacob, Deptford 'Guy's) ROYAL ISLE OF WIGHT INFIRMARY, Ryde-Surgeon and Secretary. Gilland, R. B., Ml.D. Glasgow and L. S.A., Brentwood (Glasgow School' ROYAL KENT DISPENSARY-Two Medical Officers for Greenwich. Nunn, G. R., Lyndhurst, Hants (GuLy's) ST. PANCRAS, Middlesex-Medical Officer for District No. I. Pratt, J. WV., L. S.A., Bradford, Yorkshire i'St. Mary's) SALFORD, Borough of-Medical Officer of Health. Only five out of the fifty-seven candidates failed to acquit themselves to SHEFFIELD GENERAL INFIRMARY-Assistant House-Surgeon. SOMERSET COUNTY LUNATIC ASYLUM, Wells-Assistant Medical Officer. the satisfaction of the Court of Examiners, and were consequently SOUTH LAMBETH, STOCKWELL, and NORTH BRIXTON DISPEN- referre(d to their hospital studies for a period of six months. SARY-Honorary Medical Officer. Admitted members on May igth:- SURREY LUNATIC ASYLUM, Wandsworth-Assistant Medical Officer. Besly, F. B., St. Martin's Court, Leicester Square 'Charing Cross) UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW-Professor of Midwifery. Goodsall, D. H., Gravesend (St. Bartholomnew's WESTERN GENERAL DISPENSARY, Marylebone Road-Physician-in-Ordin- ary and Surgeon. Gould, Henry, L.S.A., Gravesend (Gy's Grigoon, R. E., Watton, near Thetford, Norfolk (Guy's) Harrison, J. WV., Barnsley, Yorkshire (Middlesex) MEDICAL APPOINTMENTS. Jamieson, A., Pekin, China (Cork School) Langworthy, F. W., Plympton, Devon (St. Bartholomew's) BROWvxRIDGE, T., Esq., elected Public Vaccinator for the West District of the King- Lee, W. P., Sydney, New South Wales (Middlesex) ston-upon-Hull Incorporation for the Poor. Le Tall, F. T., Woodhouse, near Sheffield (Sheffield School) LOWTHER, George, Esq., elected Public Vaccinator for the East District of the Mason, W. J., Sudburr, Suffolk (Guy's) Kingston-upon-Hull Incorporation for the Poor. Owen, E. B., Cleveland Square, Hyde Park (St. Mary's) Peirce, J. E., L. S.A., Gilwern, near Abergavenny (St. Bartholomew's) Rayner, J. A., Highbuiry New Park (Kinig's College) BIRTHS. Robertson, D. K., L.R.C.P. and L.S.A., Westbourne Park Villas (St. Barthol.) ALDERSON.-On May I7th, at Avenue Terrace, Hammersmith, the wifc of Frederick Spencer, T. C. H., L. R. C. P. and L. S. A., WVokingham, Berkshire (Guy's) H. Alderson, Esq., Surgeon, of a son. Spragge, E. WV., Toronto, Canada (University College and Toronto Schools) BLACK.-On May 18th, at Marquess Road, Canonbury, the wife of Robert J. Black, Spratt, H. H., Wairarapa, New Zealand MAliddlesex) M.D., of a daughter. Admitted members Con MIay 20th:- CLARK.-On May i6th, at Holborn Hill, the wife of Thomas Clark, L.R.C.P.Ed., Cuffe, A. G., Woburn Place lUniversity College" of a daughter. Glanvile, John, Wedmore, Somerset (St. Bartholomcwv's) HAMILTON. --On May 2Ist, at Oakthorpe, Windermere, the wife of Archibald Johnson, John, L.S.A., Darlaston (Birmingham School) Hamilton, M.D., of a daughter. Leslie, Armand, Battersea Park (Middlesex) LITHGOW.-On May 15th, at Weymouth, the wife of Jas. Lithgow, Ml.D., of a son. Nuttall, Ratcliff, Bury, Lancashire (Manchester School) THOROWGOOD.-On May i6th, at Welbeck Street, the wife of John C. Thorowgood, Phillips, E. A., Eling, Hanits (University College) M.D., of a datughter. Rice, MI. WV., MA. B. anid C. AI. Edini., Sloane Street (Edinbturgh, St. George's, and MIiddlesex) DEATHS. Stephens, Edward, Ilminster (Liverpool Scliool) BANNISTER.-On May s7th, at Addison Terrace, Notting Hill, aged I year, Hugh, Thornicraft, T. C., Claphanoi (Charinig Cross) son of Alfred J. Bannister, M.D. Vines, F. C., L.S.A., Vasse, West Atustralia (Dublin School' BARTLEET.-On May 26th, at Edgbaston, Henrietta, the beloved wife of *Edwin Waterhouse, Frederick, Bolton, Lancashire (Leeds School Bartleet, Esq., of hipping Campden, Gloucestershire. Young, Edward, Hawkhurst, Kent (King's College) GRIFFITH.-Oll May 21st, at Belgrave Road, Louisa, wife of *Wm. Griffitls, M.D. It appears that nise out of the tilirty-seven caiididates failed to acqulit *GuY, Tom, M.D., of Doncaster, at Walthamstow, Essex, aged 48, oni May 21st. themnselves to tLe satisfaction of the Court, and were therefore HATFIELD, William Martin, Esq., Sturgeon, late of Chelsea, at Sunningdale, Berks, referred for six monthls. aged 39, on May i6th. MACLAREN9.-On May Is5th, at 6o, Harley Street, Robert A. J., infant son of Liccntia/vs ill .3Iidzif;g.-Tile followiing members of the College, *Alexander C. Maclaren, Esq., Surgeon. having undergone the nlecessary examsiuations, were admitted Licelntiates OGILVIE, Alexander, M.D., Deputy Inspector-General Royal Artillery, at Shooter's in Midwifery at a illeetiing of the Board, on May 27th. Hill, aged 79, an May i6th. Cremen, P. J., A.D. Quiceen's Unisersity, Ireland, Cork; diploma of menmbership RENNIE, David F., M.D., Surgeon 20th Hussars, at Caiiipbellpore, Upper Bengal, on April 4th. dated April 22, I 86S Desvignes, P. H., L.S.A., Lewisham; April 28, i85r, Dickson, J. R., M.D.Queen's University, Ireland, Belf-ist; not a i-nenber Glan,ville, John, Wedmore, Somerset; Mlay 20, i868 WE are informed that Dr. Aldis has resigned the Lectureship on Pre- Groves, Edward, Portsmouth; April 22, i808 ventive Medicine at the Female Medical Society. Levy, J. L., L.R.C.P.Ed. and L.S.A., Westbourne Terrace; Mlay 22, i866 Naish, F. J., L. R.C. P. Ed. alnd L.S.A., East India Road; April 23, i868 A HINT FOR TRAVELLERS.-A well-known German traveller, F. Rowling C. E., Parramatta, New South Wales; April 2r, I868 Jager, in Isis Sketches of Travcls in Sintgapore, JMalacca, 7ava (Berlin, Smith, Walter, East Moulsey; April 25, 1867 Thompson, J. A., Delamere Street; May 6, I868 i866), describes the powder of the Pyrethrurm roseum as a specific against all noxious insects, including the troublesome mosquitoes and APOTHECARIES' HALL. -Names of gentlemen whio passed their ex- those which attack collections. He says: "A tincture prepared by amination in the science anid practice of medicine, and received certifi- macerating one part of the Py etlhrum roseawn; in four parts of dilute al- cates to practise, on Thursday, May 2Ist, I868. cohol, and, when diluted with ten times its bulk of water, applied to Alford, Samuel, The Motunt, Tauiiitoni any part of the body, gives perfect security against all vermin. I often Edwards, Edward Parry, Maentusrog, Alerioniethshire passed the niglht in my boat on the ill-reputed rivers of Siam without Kirkshaw, John, Royton, near AManichester any other cover, even without the netting, and experienced not the Rawson, William Fell, Low Moor, niear Bralford slightest inconvenience. The ' buzzing', at other times so great a dis- Rees, Wllilliam, Aberystwvyth Spencer, Walter William, Newcastle-upon-Tyne turber of sleep, becomes a harmless tune, and, in the feeling of security, Towvnsend, Mferedith, Thturlow HouLse, Clapham Rise a real cradle-song. In the chase, moistening the beard and hands pro- tects the hunter against flies for at least twelve hours, even in spite of 7MEDICAL VACANCIES. the largely increased transpiration due to the climate. Especially in- THE following vacancies are declared:- teresting is its action on that plague of all tropical countries, the count- BRIGHTON and HOVE DISPENSARY-Two Resident House-Surgemns. less ants. Before the windows, and surrounding the whole house where CATHERINGTON UNION-AMedical Officer for District No. 2. I lived at Albay, on Luzon, was fastened a board six inches in width, CHESTER GENERAL INFIRMIARY-House-Surgeon and Visiting-Sutigeon. on which long caravans of ants were constantly moving in all direc- CHONTALES GOLD and SILVER MIINES, Nicaragua, Central Americ.- Resident Medical Officer. tions, making it appear an almost uniformly black ssu-face. A track of CLAREMIORRIS UNION, co. Mlayo-AMedical Officer for the Ballindine Dis- the powder several inches in width, strewed across the board, or some pensary District. tincture sprinkled over it, proved an insurmountable barrier to these DOLGELLY UNION, Alerionethshire-Medical Officer for the Workhouse. DUBLIN, TRINITY COILLEGE-King's Professor of the Practice of MIedicine. processions. The first who halted before it were pushed on by the INFIRMARY FOR CONSUNIPTION AND DISEASES OF THE CHEST, crowds behind them; but, immediately on passing over, showed symp- 26, Margaret Street-Visiting Physician. toms of narcosis, and died in a minute or two; and within a short time LITTLEMORE PAUPER LUNATIC ASYLUM, near Oxford-Assistant Medi- the rest left the house altogether." cal Officer. 550 THE BRITISH MEDICAL _OURNAL. [May 3o, r868. be detected, and that the proposer was ignorant of ever having had disease of the OPERATION DAYS AT THE HOSPITALS. hcart; if the medical attendant in this case was called upon to give what informna tion he could, would he be justified in withholding it? in silently looking on while such an one-sided contract was being made? Would he be doing his client an in- MIONDAY ...... Metropolitan Free, 2P.t.-St. Mfark's, 9 A.M. and 2.30 P.M.- justice by giving the information, and would it be a breach of confidence? I think Royal London Ophthalmic, II A.I. he would be doing exactly what his client wishes him to do-doing an act of justice, TUESDAY ...... Guy's, 5.30 P.m.-Westminster, 2 P.i'.-Royal London Ophthal- assisting the office to make a fair and equal contract. By withholding informatiom mic, mI.-National Orthopedic Hospital, 2 P. at.-Royal II A. under such circumstances, it appears to me that he is wilfully injuring the office, Free, 9 A.M. or rather the whole body of policy-holders-for the directors will probably look to WEDNESDAY. . St. Mary's, I.T 5P. 1i.- Middlesex, I P. m.-UniversityCollege, 2P.M. their interests first, and the bonuses of the policy-holders afterwards-and com- -London, 2 P.m.-Royal London Ophthalmic, Is A.M.-St. Bar- pelling his client against his will to take undue and unjust advantage of the company. tholomew's, I.30 P.m1.-St. Thomas's, I.30 P.M.-Samaritan Free With regard to the " fond mother concealing from her child that she was dying Hospital for Women and Children, 2.30 P.ma.-Great Northern, of cancer, and laying it as an obligation on the medical man that he should never 2 M-. reveal the nature of her disease, in order that her child shoulld not have the fear of THURSDAY.... St. George's, I P. a.-Central London Ophthalmic I P. M.-Royal hereditary taint before her", the instance is not of much moment here. If the mother died at a not very advanced age, and the cause of death were unknown, Orthopaedic, 2 i.ms.-Royal London Ophthalmic, Is A.M.-Hos- the office would very likely make an addition to the premium, and the additioas pital for Diseases of the Throat, 2 P. AI. would probably be no greater if the cause of death were known; while the breach FRIDAY ........ Westminster Ophthalmic, 1. 30 P. M.-Royal London Ophthalmic, of confidence would be nil, as the company would not be very likely to make II A. N.-Royal Free, I.30 P. st. krnowni the cause of death to the daughter, so that the sole object of the obligation SATURDAY St. Thomas's, 9.30 A.M.-St. Bartholomew's, 2.30 P. a.-King's would be attained just as well as if the attendant had kept silent. It would be in- College, I.30 P.m.-Charing Cross, 2 P.s.-Lock (Clinical Demon- teresting to know how the cause of death was certified in this case to the registrar; whether the medical attendant considered it a strations and Operations), I P.At. -Royal London Ophthalmic, breach confidence to give the in- of I2 A. A. formation to this office? Sir Dominic seems to ignore the fact, that medical referees are sometimes the medical attendants of proposed insurers. I suppose that in this cass of cases MEETINGS OF SOCIETIES DURING THE (which he does not mention) he would say that a medical referee ought not to NEXT WEEK. examine his own patients, for he cannot do it consistently. If he is honest, he comniits a breach of confidence; if he does not commit a breach of confidence, he is not honest. How must he act? Why clearly he cannot act at all. The interests MIONDAY.-Epidcmioulo,ical Society, 8 P.m. Assistant-Surgeon Sutherland, sth of his office and of his patient are so much opposed, that he cannot come in as Lancers, "Epidcemic Cholera in the Punjab, N.W., and Central Bengal, in arbitrator. This is what Sir Dominic's views, if followed out, would lead to; but I867. (Communicated by the Director-General A.M.D.)-Entomological I think Sir Dominic's views are different from those of the great body of medical Society. men. I for one think that I could reconcile to my conscience the duties I should owe to both office and instlrer; and I also think that I am not alone in this, TUESDAY.--Anthropological Society of London. I am, etc., WEDNESDAY.-Obstetrical Society of London, 8 respect. MEAI. B. ."l. A. 7 PsNi., Council MIeeting. P.M. Liverpool, Mlay i868. 8 P.mA., Dr. Robcrt Barines, "On Chorea in Pregnancy"; Dr. Ernest Sansom, "On the Pain of Parturitioii and Anesthesia in Obstetrics."-Geological AN UNFORTUNATE.-YOU will come under the operations of the news regulation Society. requiring an examination in medicine, as the six months will not expire until No,- THURSDAY.-Linniean Society.-Chemical Society.-Royal Society. sember next. The L.S.A. will exempt you from the examination to which you refer. FRIDAY.-Western MIedical and Stirgical Society of London, 8 i.'m. Annual Meeting; Election of Officers for the ensuiing Session; Report of the Coulncil EDWARD'S question is improper to be asked; and we are not surprised that he should and the Financial Account s ill be read; Practical Eveninig for the Narration be ashamed to put his name. of Cases and Exhibition of Specimens.-Royal Institution. TMEDICAL CLUB. SIR,-As I have recently received a large number of letters of inquiry respecting the Medical Club, and lest any should inadvertently have remained unanswered, I NOTICES TO CORRESPONDENTS. hope you will allow me a short space in your columns to announce that the Club has removed from the temporary rooms hitherto occupied in Pall Mall, to more central and convenient premises situated at No. 9, Spring Gardens, overlooking All Letters and Conimonications for ike JOURNAL, to be addressed to the EDITOR, Trafalgar Square. The new Club-house will afford increased and improved accom- 37, Great Queen Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields, IV. C. modation for the members, and has been placed under the management of Mr. WE CANNOT UNDERTAKE TO RETURN 'MANUSCRIPTS NZOT U-SED. Webb, jun., late of the Carlton Club, who will reside on the premises. I have every confidence that the comfort and convenience of the members will receive CORRESPONDENTS not answered are requested to look to the Notices to Corre- Mr. Wtebb's constant and careful attention, and that all will have good reason to spondents of the following week. be satisfied with the changes that have been made. CORRESPONDENTS, who wvish notice to be taken of their communications, should May 20th, i868. I am, etc., LORY MARSIH, Hon. Sec. authenticate them with their niames-of course, not necessarily for publication. WE are indebted to correspondents for the following periodicals, containing news reports and other matters of medical interest:-The Dublin General Advertiser, AUTHORS OF PAPERS, desirous of having extra copies printed for their own use, are May i6th; The Indian Medical Gazette, January ist, March 2nd, and April ist; requested to communicate with the printer, Air. Richards, 37, Great Queen Street. The Marylebone Mercury, May 23rd; The Christian Times, Mlay 22nd; MR. JOHN MIANLEY.-Write to Lord Lichfield. COAIMUNICATIONS. LETTERS, ETC., have been received from:- SIR DOMNINIC CORRIGAN ON INSURANCE CERTIFICATES. Professor Laycock, Edinburgh; Mr. F. Clarke, London; Dr. Daldy, London; SIR,-Since reading Sir Domiinic Corrigan's paper on the above subject, I have waited Dr. Gavin Alilroy, London; Air. J. T. Vale, Claughton, Birkenhead; Mr. Bartleet, during the iss-ue of several numbers of the BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, in the hope of seeing the article mentioned by abler persons than myself. Birnsiisgham; Mir. Baker, Brentwood; Mr. Mathews, Horshatm; Dr. H. Jones, With regard to the to o first heads, into which he divides the subject-the first of London; MIr. G. H. Snape, Liverpool; The Secretary of the Western Medical and which notices the relations between the medical referee of a company and the in- Surgical Society of London; Dr. Drysdale, London; Mr. Holloway, London; The surer; the second, the relations between life offices and medical men ' in reference Secretary of the Epidemiological Society; Dr. Henry Barnes, Carlisle; Mr. E. W. to lives insured without the knowledge of those whose lives are proposed for in- surance"-nothing more need be said. I should think there can be no difference Foster, Chester-le-Street; Dr. Roberts, Manchester; Mr. George Callender, of opinion with regard to them. With the third head, however, the case is dif- London; Mr. H. Greenway, Plymouth; Dr. Lockhart Robertson, Hayward's ferent; he himself expresses his doubts as to whether his views will obtain the Heath; Dr. Davey, Northwoods, Bristol; Mr. WV. Reeves, Carlisle; AMr. Beveridge, assent of all. This head includes those cases "in which an insurallce office, with Aberdeen; Mr. Garraway, Faversham; Mr. A. Ransotne, Bowden; Mr. Lund, the full consent of the person proposing to have his life insured, sends a series of questions to the medical attendant of the insurer, requiring to be furnished with all Manchester; MAr. Curgenven, London; Dr. Aldis, London; Dr. Rogers, London; particulars as to past or present ailments, hereditary predisposition, habits of living, Dr. Maddox, Southampton; Dr. Bence Jones, London; Dr. Moore, DubliNr; Dr. etc.", of the person proposing. His opinion is, that the questions under this head Alaclagan, Edinburgh; Dr. Holman, Reigate; Mr. Joshua Parsons, Frome; Dr. as well as those under number 2 should not be answered; and the reason for this Partridge, Birmingham; Mr. J. B. Pitt, Norfolk; Mr. Hcrbert Morgan, Lichfield; opinion is, that to answer them would be a breach of confidence. It is evident and Dr. Sammut, Naples. that it is no breach of confidence for the medical attendant to reveal that which the proposer knows and wishes him to reveal. The only question is, as to whether the LETTERS, ETC. (with enclosures) from:- attendant may with propriety reveal facts which have come to his knowledge Dr. C. Handfield Jones, London; Dr. Wilson Fox, London; Dr. F. J. Brown, through attendance on the insurer, and of Xs hich the insurer himself is ignorant. Rochester; Dr. S. Martyn, Cliftor, Bristol; Mr. Wm. Parker, Bath: Mr. Weeden In looking at the relations between a proposer and an insurance company, w,e see that they are entirely of a pecuniary character. Both parties are desirous of Cooke, London; Dr. Thompson Dickson, London; Mr. Ibbetson, London; Air. making an equitable contract. On the side of the company, everything is open Coltoii, Paris; Sir Duncan Gibb, London; Mr. J. Vose Solomon, Birmingham; and straightforward. It says to the proposer: "If yours is a good life, X-se shall be MIr. Carttar, London; Dr. Rumsey, Cheltenham; Dr. Mackey, Birm,ngham; Mr. willing to take you on such and such terms." The proposer, being an honest and Augustin Prichard, Clifton, Bristol; Dr. Horace Jeaffreson, Wandsworth; The straightforward man, wishes to give the office every opportunity of knowing all it is the coimipany's interest to kniow, and with this view not only submits to an exa- Secretary of Apothecaries' Hall; Dr. John Mlurray, London; Dr. Lomas, London; mination made by the company's medical referee, but also gives the name of his The Registrar-General of England; Mr. T. M. Stone, London; The Registrar- ordinary medical attendant. in order that the company may have every means of General of Ireland; MIr. St. George Mivart, London; Dr. Stephen H. Ward, estimating the insurance value of his life. Under these circumstances, the medical London; The Honorary Secretary of the Obstetrical Society of London; Mr. J. atteiidint gives his information in order to make the contract as equitable as pos- Morley, Barton; Dr. Stephen Ward, London; Professor Syme, Edinburgh; Mr. silile, and to remove it as far .- can be done from the region of speculation. We ,vill suppose that a persion insuring has some time before had an attack of C. J. Fox, London; Dr. A. P. Stewart, London; Mr. T. Holmes, London; Dr. acuite rhetimatism, and that the attack wvas complicated with pericarditis; suppose Mackey, Birmingham; Mr. F. C. Champneys; Dr. Lory Marsh, Nottingham; hsrthbr ttiat the insurer so far recovered that the adherent pericardium could not Mr. Francis Mason; and Mir. J. F. Holden, Hull.
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