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1072 of other districts is under consideration, and it is trusted that pro- gress on these lines may tend to lessen the incidence of the disease. There was widespread increase of malaria throughout all the Settle- ments-an increase which has been steady and progressive for several years. The death-rate from this disease also shows corresponding increase, a conspicuous feature being the number of cases of a malignant type. The deaths from malaria in all Settlements (ex- cluding Labuan) were 5769 for the year, compared with 3245 in 1910 and 2589 in 1909. A crusade against this disease is being undertaken, but some years must elapse before any very tangible results are likely to be seen. An Estate Labourers’ Protection of Health Ordinance has been passed which should lead, when in full work, to some reduction in the death-rate, more especially from malaria and dysentery, for it is undoubted that many broken-down coolies from estates proceed to the nearest town, where they not only increase the death-rate but are also a source of danger to those around them. The accommodation in all hospitals was taxed to the utmost throughout most of the year. The total number of admissions was 44,026, as compared with 32,979 in 1910 and 27,543 in 1909. The rate of mortality in 1911 was 13’04 per cent. (as against 12-69 per cent. in 1910) of the total cases treated. The number of inmates in the leper asylums increased from 440 to 471, and there were 173 deaths. The mean temperature of the air in Singapore was 81.3° F, in Penang 81.7°, in Province Wellesley 81’4°, in Malacca 80’0°, and in Labuan 81.6°. The rainfall was 92-72 inches in Singapore, 99’82 in Labuan, 85’70 in Penang, 68-65 in Wellesley Province, 67’44 in Malacca, and 82’2 in Dindings. The prevailing direction of the wind changes with the N.E. and S.W. monsoons, the former blowing from November to April, and the latter from May to October. COMMUNICATIONS not noticed in our present issue will receive attention in our next. Medical Diary for the ensuing Week. SOCIETIES. ROYAL SOCIETY, Burlington House, London, W. * THURSDAY.-Dr. W. Watson : On the Luminosity Curves of Persons having Normal and Abnormal Colour Vision.-Prof. J. C. McLennan: On a Fluorescence Spectrum of Iodine Vapour (communicated by Sir J. Larmor).-Dr. W. Wahl: The Relation between the Crystal-symmetry of the Simpler Organic Com- pounds and their Molecular Constitution. Part I. (com- municated by Sir J. Dewar).-Mr. J. J. Manley : Of the Puri- fication of Phosphorus Pentoxide for Use in High Vacua (communicated by Prof. J. H. Poynting). ROYAL SOCIETY OF MEDICINE, 1, Wimpole-street, W. MONDAY. SPECIAL MEETING OF FELLOWS OF THE SOCIETY: at 5 P.M. Discussion : : On Alimentary Toxaemia: its Sources, Consequences, and Treatment. (Second Meeting.) The discussion will be re-opened by Mr. J.’B. Lawford and continued by Prof. W. E. Dixon, F.R.S., Dr. J. C. G. Ledingham, Dr. James Galloway, Dr. A. Mantle, Dr. A. F. Hertz, Mr. J. G. Turner, Mr. Frank Coleman, Mr. S. H. Browning. The Third Meeting will be held on Monday, April 21st, at 5 P.M., when the discussion will be re-opened by Mr. Lockhart Mummery. TUESDAY. SECTION OF THERAPEUTICS AND PHARMACOLOGY (Hon. Secre- taries : H. H. Dale, W. Langdon Brown): at 4.30 P.M. Discussion : On the Use of Salvarsan and Neosalvarsan in Diseases other than Syphilis (to be opened by Dr. Byrom Bramwell : Use in Pernicious Ansemia). Dr. Parkes Weber, Dr. William Hunter, Dr. T. J. Horder, and Mr. J. E. R. McDonagh will take part. The Hon. Secretaries will be glad to hear from Fellows of the Society or Members of the Section who can contribute to the discussion. GENERAL MEETING OF FELLOWS at 5 P.M. Election of Candidates for Fellowship. THURSDAY. SECTION OF BALNEOLOGY AND CLIMATOLOGY (Hon. Secretary- Chas. W. Buckley) : at 5.30 P.M. Papers : Dr. Edgecombe : The Significance, Treatment, and Prognosis of High Blood Pressure. Dr. A. Mantle : The Undesirability in Confirmed Cases of High Blood Pressure of actively applying Therapeutic Means to Reduce it. SECTION OF DERMATOLOGY (Hon. Secretaries-Wilfrid Fox, J. M. H. MacLeod) : at 5 P.M. Cases .’ Dr. Whitfield : An Unusual Case of Papulo-necrotic Tuberculide. And other Cases. SPECIAL EVENING MEETING : at 8.30 P.M. Subject : : Malignant and Doubtfully Malignant Tumours of the Skin (with drawings, lantern slides, and microscopical sections.) SECTION OF NEUROLOGY (Hon. Secretaries-Wilfred Harris, T. Grainger Stewart) : at 8.30 P.M. Dr. H. Howard Tooth, C.M.G.: Gumma Cerebri-Results of £ Treatment, Medical and Surgical. Lantern Demonstration illustrating Histological Features. Dr. F. E. Batten: Cerebral Symptoms in a Bull-dog associated with Lymphocytic Infiltration of Vessels and Membranes of £ the Brain and Cord. Dr. James Collier and Dr. S. A. K. Wilson: The Clinical and Pathological Data of a Case of Dermato-myositis with Intense Muscular Atrophy in the Cervical Region and Disease of the Thyroid Gland. FRIDAY. SECTION OF OTOLOGY (Hon. Secretaries-H. J. Davis, G. J. Jenkins) : at 5 P.M. I Discussion : j On Functional and Simulated Affection of the Auditory i Apparatus (to be opened by Mr. T. Mark Hovell). SECTION OF ANÆSTHETICS (Hon. Secretaries-H. J. Scharlieb, C.M.G., H. E. G. Boyle): at 8.30 P.M. Annual General Meeting.-Election of Officers and Council for Session 1913-1914. SECTION OF ELECTRO-THERAPEUTICS (Hon. Secretaries-Cecil R. C. Lyster, G. Allpress Simmons): at 8.30 P.M. Consideration of the Use of X Rays in the Diagnosis of Gastric Ulcer. Papers : Dr. A. C. Jordan: Gastric Ulcer. Dr. A. E. Barclay: The Etiology of Gastric Ulcer. MEDICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON, 11, Chandos-street, Cavendish- square, W. MONDAY.-8 P.M., Clinical Cases and Pathological Specimens will be exhibited by Dr. F. P. Weber, Mr. E. M. Corner, llr. C. V. Anderson, Dr. J. L. Bunch, Dr. E. H. Shaw, Dr. Jewesbury, Mr. A. E. Barker, and others. CHARITY ORGANISATION SOCIETY, Denison House, Vauxhall Bridge-road, S.W. MONDAY.-4.30 P.:èlL, Special Meeting of the Council. Mr. H. D. Scott and Mr. W. Buckley: The Best Means of Increasing the Supply of Pure Milk.-Dr. R. Dudfield : The Supply of Suitable Milk for Infants. LONDON DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY, St. John’s Hospital, 49, Leicester-square, W.C. TUESDAY.-4.30 P.M., Demonstration of Pathological Specimens. Cases sent for Consultation. Demonstration of Clinical Cases by Dr. Dockrell, Dr. Bunch, Dr. Sibley, Dr. Galbraith, and Dr. Griffith. 5.15 P.M., Discussion on Electrical Procedures in Diseases of the Skin and Mucous Membranes (opened by Dr. W. K. Sibley). CHELSEA CLINICAL SOCIETY, Club Rooms of the Medical School, St. George’s Hospital, S.W. TUESDAY.-8.30 P.m.. Papers :-Dr. V. B. Orr: The WOlk of a Tuberculin Dispensary. Dr. H. Dally : The Use of Tuberculin in Diagnosis and Treatment. Followed by a Discussion in which Dr. Barcroft, Dr. L. A. Clutterbuck, Dr. F. N Griffiths, Dr. C. McClure, and others will take part. CHILD STUDY SOCIETY, LONDON, Royal Sanitary Institute, 90, Buckingham Palace-road, S.W. THURSDAY.-7.30 P.M., Prof. J. A. Green: The Backward Child in the Ordinary School. LECTURES, ADDRESSES, DEMONSTRATIONS, &c. ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS OF ENGLAND, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, W.C. MONDAY.-5 P.M., Mr. Shattock: Specimens illustrating Hyper- trophy. (Museum Demonstration.) FRIDAY.-5 P.M., Prof. Keith: Specimens illustrating Congenital and Acquired Deformities of the Foot. (Museum Demon- stration.) MEDICAL GRADUATES’ COLLEGE AND POLYCLINIC, 22, Chenies-street, W.C. TUESDAY.—4 P.M., Dr. E. B. Smith : Clinique (Medical). 5.15 P.M., Lecture :—Mr. R. Lake : Acute Mastoiditis. WEDNESDAY.—4 P.M.. Mr. R. Howard : Clinique (Surgical). 5.15 P.nr., Lecture :-Mr. E. Clarke : Abnormal Conditions of the Healthy Fundus Ocull, contrasted with Diseased States (illustrated by lantern slides). THURSDAY.-4 P.M., Mr. J. Cunning: Clinique (Surgical). 5.15 P.M. Lecture :—Mr. E. M. Corner : Alimentary Intoxication. FRIDAY.-4 P.M., Mr. J. Cunningham : Clinique (Eye). POST-GRADUATE COLLEGE, West London Hospital, Hammersmith- road, W. MONDAY.-10 A.M., Diseases of Women. 2 P.M., Medical and Surgical Clinics. X Rays. Operations. 2.30 P.M., Diseases of the Eye. TUESDAY.-10 A.M., Gyn2ecological Operations. 2 P.M., Medical and Surgical Clinics. X Rays. Operations. Diseases of the Throat, Nose, and Ear. 2.30 P.M., Diseases of the Skin WEDNESDAY.-10 A.M., Diseases of Children. Operations of the Throat, Nose, and Ear. 2 P.M., Medical and Surgical Clinics. X Rays. Operations. Diseases of the Eye. Diseases of Women. THURSDAY.-2 P.M., Medical and Surgical Clinics. X Rays. Opera- tions. Orthopaedics. 2.30 P.M., Diseases of the Eye. FRIDAY.-10 A.M., Gynaecological Operations. 2 P.M., Medical and Surgical Clinics. X Rays. Operations. Diseases of the Throat, Nose, and Ear. 2.30 P.M., Diseases of the Skin. ,SATURDAY.-10 A.M., Diseases of Children. Operations of the Throat, Nose, and Ear. Diseases of the Eye. 2 P.M., Medical and Surgical Clinics. X Rays. Operations.

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of other districts is under consideration, and it is trusted that pro-gress on these lines may tend to lessen the incidence of the disease.There was widespread increase of malaria throughout all the Settle-ments-an increase which has been steady and progressive for severalyears. The death-rate from this disease also shows correspondingincrease, a conspicuous feature being the number of cases of a

malignant type. The deaths from malaria in all Settlements (ex-cluding Labuan) were 5769 for the year, compared with 3245in 1910 and 2589 in 1909. A crusade against this disease is

being undertaken, but some years must elapse before any verytangible results are likely to be seen. An Estate Labourers’Protection of Health Ordinance has been passed which should

lead, when in full work, to some reduction in the death-rate,more especially from malaria and dysentery, for it is undoubted thatmany broken-down coolies from estates proceed to the nearest town,where they not only increase the death-rate but are also a source of

danger to those around them. The accommodation in all hospitalswas taxed to the utmost throughout most of the year. The total

number of admissions was 44,026, as compared with 32,979 in 1910 and27,543 in 1909. The rate of mortality in 1911 was 13’04 per cent. (asagainst 12-69 per cent. in 1910) of the total cases treated. The numberof inmates in the leper asylums increased from 440 to 471, and therewere 173 deaths.The mean temperature of the air in Singapore was 81.3° F, in

Penang 81.7°, in Province Wellesley 81’4°, in Malacca 80’0°,and in Labuan 81.6°. The rainfall was 92-72 inches in Singapore,99’82 in Labuan, 85’70 in Penang, 68-65 in Wellesley Province, 67’44 inMalacca, and 82’2 in Dindings. The prevailing direction of the windchanges with the N.E. and S.W. monsoons, the former blowing fromNovember to April, and the latter from May to October.

COMMUNICATIONS not noticed in our present issue will receive attentionin our next.

Medical Diary for the ensuing Week.SOCIETIES.

ROYAL SOCIETY, Burlington House, London, W. *

THURSDAY.-Dr. W. Watson : On the Luminosity Curves of Personshaving Normal and Abnormal Colour Vision.-Prof. J. C.McLennan: On a Fluorescence Spectrum of Iodine Vapour(communicated by Sir J. Larmor).-Dr. W. Wahl: The Relationbetween the Crystal-symmetry of the Simpler Organic Com-pounds and their Molecular Constitution. Part I. (com-municated by Sir J. Dewar).-Mr. J. J. Manley : Of the Puri-fication of Phosphorus Pentoxide for Use in High Vacua(communicated by Prof. J. H. Poynting).

ROYAL SOCIETY OF MEDICINE, 1, Wimpole-street, W.MONDAY.

SPECIAL MEETING OF FELLOWS OF THE SOCIETY:at 5 P.M.

Discussion : :On Alimentary Toxaemia: its Sources, Consequences, and

Treatment. (Second Meeting.)The discussion will be re-opened by Mr. J.’B. Lawford and

continued by Prof. W. E. Dixon, F.R.S., Dr. J. C. G. Ledingham,Dr. James Galloway, Dr. A. Mantle, Dr. A. F. Hertz, Mr. J. G.Turner, Mr. Frank Coleman, Mr. S. H. Browning.The Third Meeting will be held on Monday, April 21st, at

5 P.M., when the discussion will be re-opened by Mr. LockhartMummery.

TUESDAY.SECTION OF THERAPEUTICS AND PHARMACOLOGY (Hon. Secre-

taries : H. H. Dale, W. Langdon Brown): at 4.30 P.M.Discussion :On the Use of Salvarsan and Neosalvarsan in Diseases other

than Syphilis (to be opened by Dr. Byrom Bramwell : Usein Pernicious Ansemia).

Dr. Parkes Weber, Dr. William Hunter, Dr. T. J. Horder,and Mr. J. E. R. McDonagh will take part.The Hon. Secretaries will be glad to hear from Fellows of the

Society or Members of the Section who can contribute to thediscussion.

GENERAL MEETING OF FELLOWS at 5 P.M.Election of Candidates for Fellowship.

THURSDAY.SECTION OF BALNEOLOGY AND CLIMATOLOGY (Hon. Secretary-

Chas. W. Buckley) : at 5.30 P.M.Papers :Dr. Edgecombe : The Significance, Treatment, and Prognosis of

High Blood Pressure.Dr. A. Mantle : The Undesirability in Confirmed Cases of High

Blood Pressure of actively applying Therapeutic Means toReduce it.

SECTION OF DERMATOLOGY (Hon. Secretaries-Wilfrid Fox,J. M. H. MacLeod) : at 5 P.M.

Cases .’Dr. Whitfield : An Unusual Case of Papulo-necrotic Tuberculide.

And other Cases.

SPECIAL EVENING MEETING : at 8.30 P.M.

Subject : :Malignant and Doubtfully Malignant Tumours of the Skin

(with drawings, lantern slides, and microscopical sections.)

SECTION OF NEUROLOGY (Hon. Secretaries-Wilfred Harris,T. Grainger Stewart) : at 8.30 P.M.

Dr. H. Howard Tooth, C.M.G.: Gumma Cerebri-Results of £Treatment, Medical and Surgical. Lantern Demonstrationillustrating Histological Features.

Dr. F. E. Batten: Cerebral Symptoms in a Bull-dog associatedwith Lymphocytic Infiltration of Vessels and Membranes of £the Brain and Cord.

Dr. James Collier and Dr. S. A. K. Wilson: The Clinical andPathological Data of a Case of Dermato-myositis withIntense Muscular Atrophy in the Cervical Region andDisease of the Thyroid Gland.

FRIDAY.SECTION OF OTOLOGY (Hon. Secretaries-H. J. Davis, G. J.

Jenkins) : at 5 P.M.I Discussion :

j On Functional and Simulated Affection of the Auditoryi Apparatus (to be opened by Mr. T. Mark Hovell).

SECTION OF ANÆSTHETICS (Hon. Secretaries-H. J. Scharlieb,C.M.G., H. E. G. Boyle): at 8.30 P.M.

Annual General Meeting.-Election of Officers and Council forSession 1913-1914.

SECTION OF ELECTRO-THERAPEUTICS (Hon. Secretaries-CecilR. C. Lyster, G. Allpress Simmons): at 8.30 P.M.

Consideration of the Use of X Rays in the Diagnosis of GastricUlcer.

Papers :Dr. A. C. Jordan: Gastric Ulcer.Dr. A. E. Barclay: The Etiology of Gastric Ulcer.

MEDICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON, 11, Chandos-street, Cavendish-square, W.MONDAY.-8 P.M., Clinical Cases and Pathological Specimens

will be exhibited by Dr. F. P. Weber, Mr. E. M. Corner, llr.C. V. Anderson, Dr. J. L. Bunch, Dr. E. H. Shaw, Dr. Jewesbury,Mr. A. E. Barker, and others.

CHARITY ORGANISATION SOCIETY, Denison House, VauxhallBridge-road, S.W.MONDAY.-4.30 P.:èlL, Special Meeting of the Council. Mr. H. D.

Scott and Mr. W. Buckley: The Best Means of Increasing theSupply of Pure Milk.-Dr. R. Dudfield : The Supply of SuitableMilk for Infants.

LONDON DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY, St. John’s Hospital, 49,Leicester-square, W.C.TUESDAY.-4.30 P.M., Demonstration of Pathological Specimens.

Cases sent for Consultation. Demonstration of Clinical Casesby Dr. Dockrell, Dr. Bunch, Dr. Sibley, Dr. Galbraith, and Dr.Griffith. 5.15 P.M., Discussion on Electrical Procedures inDiseases of the Skin and Mucous Membranes (opened by Dr.W. K. Sibley).

CHELSEA CLINICAL SOCIETY, Club Rooms of the Medical School,St. George’s Hospital, S.W.TUESDAY.-8.30 P.m.. Papers :-Dr. V. B. Orr: The WOlk of a

Tuberculin Dispensary. Dr. H. Dally : The Use of Tuberculinin Diagnosis and Treatment. Followed by a Discussion in whichDr. Barcroft, Dr. L. A. Clutterbuck, Dr. F. N Griffiths, Dr. C.McClure, and others will take part.

CHILD STUDY SOCIETY, LONDON, Royal Sanitary Institute, 90,Buckingham Palace-road, S.W.THURSDAY.-7.30 P.M., Prof. J. A. Green: The Backward Child in

the Ordinary School.

LECTURES, ADDRESSES, DEMONSTRATIONS, &c.ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS OF ENGLAND, Lincoln’s Inn

Fields, W.C.MONDAY.-5 P.M., Mr. Shattock: Specimens illustrating Hyper-

trophy. (Museum Demonstration.)FRIDAY.-5 P.M., Prof. Keith: Specimens illustrating Congenital

and Acquired Deformities of the Foot. (Museum Demon-stration.)

MEDICAL GRADUATES’ COLLEGE AND POLYCLINIC, 22,Chenies-street, W.C.

TUESDAY.—4 P.M., Dr. E. B. Smith : Clinique (Medical). 5.15 P.M.,Lecture :—Mr. R. Lake : Acute Mastoiditis.

WEDNESDAY.—4 P.M.. Mr. R. Howard : Clinique (Surgical). 5.15 P.nr.,Lecture :-Mr. E. Clarke : Abnormal Conditions of the HealthyFundus Ocull, contrasted with Diseased States (illustratedby lantern slides).

THURSDAY.-4 P.M., Mr. J. Cunning: Clinique (Surgical). 5.15 P.M.Lecture :—Mr. E. M. Corner : Alimentary Intoxication.

FRIDAY.-4 P.M., Mr. J. Cunningham : Clinique (Eye).

POST-GRADUATE COLLEGE, West London Hospital, Hammersmith-road, W.MONDAY.-10 A.M., Diseases of Women. 2 P.M., Medical and Surgical

Clinics. X Rays. Operations. 2.30 P.M., Diseases of the Eye.TUESDAY.-10 A.M., Gyn2ecological Operations. 2 P.M., Medical

and Surgical Clinics. X Rays. Operations. Diseases of theThroat, Nose, and Ear. 2.30 P.M., Diseases of the Skin

WEDNESDAY.-10 A.M., Diseases of Children. Operations of theThroat, Nose, and Ear. 2 P.M., Medical and Surgical Clinics.X Rays. Operations. Diseases of the Eye. Diseases of Women.

THURSDAY.-2 P.M., Medical and Surgical Clinics. X Rays. Opera-tions. Orthopaedics. 2.30 P.M., Diseases of the Eye.

FRIDAY.-10 A.M., Gynaecological Operations. 2 P.M., Medical andSurgical Clinics. X Rays. Operations. Diseases of the Throat,Nose, and Ear. 2.30 P.M., Diseases of the Skin.

,SATURDAY.-10 A.M., Diseases of Children. Operations of theThroat, Nose, and Ear. Diseases of the Eye. 2 P.M., Medicaland Surgical Clinics. X Rays. Operations.

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LONDON SCHOOL OF CLINICAL MEDICINE, DreadnoughtHospital, Greenwich.MONDAY.-Out-patient Demonstrations :-10 A.M. Dr. Singer :

Medical. Mr. H. Curtis : Surgical. 12 noon, Mr. G. N. Biggs :Throat, Nose, and Ear.-2.15 P.M., Mr. W. Turner: Surgery.3 P.M., Mr. W. Turner: Operations. 3.15 P.M., Sir DyceDuckworth: Medicine. 4.15 P.M., Mr. R. Lake: Ear and Throat.

TUESDAY.-Out-patient Demonstrations :-10 A.M., Dr. G. Holmes:Medical. Mr. Cole: Surgical. 12 noon, Dr. H.MacOormac:Skin.-2 P.M., Mr. L. McGavin: Operations. 2.15 P.M., Mr.R. Carling : Surgery. 3.15 P.M., Dr. G. Rankin: Medicine.4.15 P.M., Sir Malcolm Morris : Skin.

WEDNESDAY.-Out-patient Demonstrations : 10 A.M., Dr. F. Lang-mead : Medical. Surgical. 11 A.M., Mr. R. E. Bickerton : Eye.- 2 P.M., Mr. L. V. Cargill or Mr. Choyce: Operations.2.15 P.M., Dr. F. Taylor : Medicine. 3.15 P.M., Mr. Cargill:Eye Clinique. 4.30 P.M., Mr. C. C. Choyce : Surgery. 2.15 P.M.,Special Lecture :-Dr. F. Taylor: Enlargement of the Spleen.

THURSDAY.-Out-patient Demonstrations :-10 A.M., Dr. Singer :Medical. Mr. H. Curtis : Surgical. 12 noon, Mr. G. N. Biggs:Throat, Nose, and Ear.-2 P.M., Mr. R. Carling or Mr. W.Turner: Operations. Dr. A. Davies: Pathological Demonstra-tion. 3.15 P.M., Dr. R. Wells: Medicine. 4.30 P.M., SpecialLecture :—Mr. Wm. Turner : Psoas Abscess.

FRIDAY.-Out-patient Demonstrations ;-10 A.M., Dr. G. Holmes :Medical. Mr. Cole : Surgical. 12 noon, Dr. H. MacCormac :Skin.-2 P.M., Mr. L. McGavin : Operations. 2.15 P.M., SirJohn Rose Bradford ; Medicine 3.15 P.M., Mr. L. McGavin :Surgery.

SATURDAY.--Out-patient Demonstrations: 10 A.M., Dr. F. Langmead:Medical. Surgical. 11 A.M., Mr. R. E. Bickerton: Eye.-10 A.M., Radiography.

ROYAL HOSPITAL FOR DISEASES OF THE CHEST, City-road, B.C.Course of Lecture-Demonstrations on Diseases of the Chest, with

Special Reference to Tuberculosis (including a TuberculinCourse):-

MONDAY.-4.30 P.M., Mr. A. Evans.FRIDAY.-4.30 P.M., Dr. Phear.

ST. JOHN’S HOSPITAL FOR DISEASES OF THE SKIN, 49, Leicester-square, W.C.THURSDAY.-6 P.M., Dr. M. Dockrell: Syphilis and Tuberculosis

as Modifying Factors in the Diagnosis and Treatment ofEruptions of the Skin.

ROYAL INSTITUTION OF GREAT BRITAIN, Albemarle-street,Piccadilly, W.TUESDAY.-3 P.M., Prof. W. Bateson: The Heredity of Sex and

some Cognate Problems. (Lecture I.)FRIDAY.-9 P.M., Dr. T. M. Lowry : Applications of Polarlised Light

(with experiments).ANCOATS HOSPITAL, Manchester.

THURSDAY.-4.15 P.M., Dr. A. Renshaw : The Application and Inter-pretation of the Wassermann Reaction (Post-Graduate Clinic.)

ROTUNDA HOSPITAL POST-GRADUATE COURSES, Dublin.MONDAY.-10 A.M., Obstetrical Lecture : The Effect of the Presenta-

tion of the Foetus on the Management of Labour. 11 A.M.,Examination of Patients and Minor Operations.

TUESDAY.-10 A.M., Major Operations. 4 P.M., Class in Gyneco-logical Diagnosis.

WEDNESDAY.-10 A.M., Obstetrical Lecture : Mechanical Obstaclesto Delivery. 11 A.M., Examination of Patients and MinorOperations.

THURSDAY.-10 A.M., Major Operations.FRIDAY.-10 A.M., Gynecological Lecture: Pelvic Infection.

11 A.M., Examination of Patients and Minor Operations.4 P.M., Class in Gynaecological Diagnosis.

For further particulars of the above Lectures, &c., see AdvertisementPages.

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