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577 PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE.—BOOKS ETC. RECEIVED LITERARY INTELLIGENCE.—We understand that Sir William Dalby’s papers on "Dr. Chesterfield’s Letters to his Son on Medicine as a Career" will be reissued in book form on Wednesday next by Messrs. Longmans, Green and Co. CHARITABLE BEQUESTS.-The late Mr. Thomas Avery, formerly an alderman of Birmingham, has beyueathed B1000 each to the General Hospital, the Queen’s Hospital, the Birmingham Dispensary, the Deaf and Dumb Institution, and the Blind Asylum. DEATHS OF EMINENT FOREIGN MEDICAL MEN.- Dr. Don Vincent A. Garcia, Piesident of the Medical and Natural Science Society of Bolivar, Colombia.-Dr. Alonso Rubio, President of the Academy of Medicine, Madrid.- Dr. Albert Lucke, Professor of Surgery in the University of Strasburg. FOOTBALL CASUALTIES. - A young man, aged thirty, while playing a game at Willesden on Saturday last fractured one of his legs and was removed to St. Mary’s Hospital Paddington, and detained as an in-patient. On the same day, in a match between the Ravenhead Amateurs and the London and North-Western Reserve Clubs, at St. Helens, Liverpool, a youth, aged nineteen years, dislocated his knee. ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS IN IRELAND.- Fellowship Examination :-Mr. William John Russell, West Maitland (N. S. W.), L.R.C.P. and L. R, C. S. Irel, has been admitted a Fellow of the College. Mr. Patrick Thomas Bolger, Christ Church, New Zealand, L.R.C.P. and L.R.C.S. Irel., and Mr. Jeremiah Dowling, Tipperary, L.R.C P. and L R C.S. Irel., have passed the preliminary part of the examination for the Fellowship of the same College. THE INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CONGRESS.-An official comminiqué appears in the Roman ournals touching the accommodation of members of the Congress. "All those," such is its tenour, "who have furnished rooms or apartments to let on the occasion of the next International Medical Congress, which begins on the 29th inst., may announce the fact to the respective agency offices of each district (regione), in order that the town council may be in a position to form a convenient list to place at the disposal of the Commission instituted ad hac by the Organising Com- mittee.’’ THE HEALTH OFFICERSHIP OF OLDHAM. -Dr. James Niven, whose election to the post of medical officer of health for Manchester we took occasion to notice at some length in our columns on the 10th ult, was a few days ago entertained at dinner at the Albion Club by the members of the Oldham Medical Society. The festivity was planned and carried out partly to congratulate Dr. Niven on bis appoint- ment to the above-mentioned important office and partly to afford opportunity for the members of the society to express their sense of the value of his services to the townspeople of Oldham during his seven years’ official connexion with tte 6borough in the cause of public health. A GOLDEN WEDDING CELEBRATION.-The town of Sandbach, Cheshire, was lately en fête to celebrate the anniversary of the fiftieth wedding-day of Mr. Charles Latham, M.R.C.S. The event was made the occasion on which to present their townsman with a substantial proof of the esteem in which he and his spouse are held by the residents of the neighbourhood. A goodly assembly came together-something like twelve hundred-to witness the .presentation to Mr. Latham of an illuminated address and a purse of gold and a handsome watch to Mrs. Latham. The proceedings throughout were of a most gratifying kind, not only to the recipients of the gifts, but to all who participated in the bestowal of the mark of neighbourly regard. Parliamentary Intelligence. The Work of the Session. WHEN the two Houses of Parliament met on Thursday, March lst, they had passed into law during the course of their session seventy- four public Bills. In addition they had passed a large number of private Bills and provisional orders promoted in the interests of par- ticular neighbourhoods. Of the seventy-four public Bills the following may be mentioned as having a special interest for readers of THE LANCET, viz.:-Cholera Hospitals, Ireland, a measure promoted by the Irish Office Barbed Wire Fences; Contagious Diseases ; Animals (Swine Fever); Elementary Education (Blind and Deaf Children); ; Fertilisers and Feeding Stuffs; Isolation Hospitals, a measure pro- moted by Lord Thring in the House of Lords Bnd Sir Henry Roscoe in the House of Commons ; Railway Servants (Hours of Labour) ; Public Health (London) Act, 1891, Amendment; and Rivers Pollution Pre- vention-a Bill for which Sir Walter Foster was responsible in the House of Commons. Compulsory Vaccination. A petition for The repeal of the Vaccination Acts was presented to the House of Commons on Monday. It came from Weston-super-Mare. H O U S E 0 F C O M M O N S. THURSDAY. MARCH 1ST. The Propuami Fever lIoRpital at Chingford. Colonel Lockwond asked the President of the Local Government Board whether it was true that the Walthamstow Local Government Board had acquired a site for a fever hospital in the adjoining parish of Chingford, and that the purchase had been sanctioned by the Local Government Board, although there were available sites within the Wattliamstow area; and whether he was aware that theinbabitants of Chingford were never consulted as to the purchase of thi site and that noopportnnity had been afforded them of lodging an objection, the Local Government Board having refused to receive a deputation from Chingford on the matter.- Mr Henry Fowler said it was the case that tbe Local Government Board had sanctioned a loan to enable the Waithamstow Board to purchase a site in the parish of Chingford for a fever hospital. He had no information to show that the inhabitants of Chingford were never consulted. A local inquiry was held by one of the inspectors of the Local Government Board, and all persons interested were at liberty to attend and be heard at the inquiry, and, so far as the Loc1Jl Government Board was concerned, the matter waa at an end. -Colonel Lockwood assured the right hon gentleman that his con- stituents had had no opportunity of laying their views before the Local Government Board and had no knowledge of the inquiry.—Mr. Henry Fowler said he could not understand that, for these inquiries were always notified -Colonel Lockwood said he was prepared to make good his assertion that the inhabitants had never heard of the inquiry. - Mr. Henry Fowler undertook to inquire into the matter. Factory Labour in London. Mr. Alpheus Morton asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department who her he was aware that the Workshops and Factory Acts sanctioned tOe employment of young girls sixteen years of age and upwards menvelooe manufactories for twelve hours every day of the week (excepting Saturday) and for two hours additional as overtime (making fouitten hours a day) on foity-eight days in every twelve months ; and whether he would be prepared to favourably consider any proposal for modifying the code regulating the hours of labour in such maaufactories that might be brought forward, especially as to abolishing overtime where long hours were already worked.-Mr. Asquith replied thit overtime was permitted by the Factory Act of 1878 in this and other trades, but he hoped in an amending Bill to be able to reduce the number of hours permitted. BOOKS ETC. RECEIVED. ALCA FELIX, Paris. Petit Manuel d’ Anæsthésie Chirurgicale. Par F. Terrier et M. Perjure. 1894. pp 220. La. Médication par l’Exercice. Par Dr. F. Lagrange. 1894. pp. 580. La. Famille Nevropathique. Par Ch. Féré. 1894. pp. 334. BAILLIÈRE, TINDALL, & Cox, King William-street, Strand, London. A Handbook of Medical Pathology for the Use of Students in the Museum of St. Bartholomew’s Hospita.l. By W. P. Herringham, M.D., F.R.C.P.: A. E. Uarrod, M.D., F.R.C.P. ; and W. J. Gow, M.D., M.R.C.P. 1894. pp. 313. Price 7s. 6d. Clinicj.1 Lectmes on Recant Surgery. By A. T. Norton, F.R.C.S. 1894. pp.70. Price 2s. 6d. Illustrations of Pathological Anatomy. Being a Series of Chromo- graphed Plates pointed from Nature immediately after Detth. By Professor Dr. A. Kast and Dr. T. Rumpel. English edition. Edited by M. Armand Ruffer, M.D. Oxon. Part VI. BALE & Sotss, Great Titchfielcl-street, London, W. Congenital ANeetiona of the Heart. By George Carpenter, M.D. Lond. 1891. pp 1C3. Price 3a. 6d. CHAPMAN & HALL, Henrietta - street, Covent-garden, London. Manual Instruction Series : Wood-working Positions. By W. Nelaon. 1893. Price, small size, 2s. 6d.; large, Us. CHURCHILL, J. & A., New Butlington-street, London. The Principles and Practice of Medical Jurisprudence. By the late A. S. Taylor. M.D., F.R.S. Fourth Edition. Edited by T. Stevenson, M.D. Lond. Vols. I. and II. 1894. Price 31s. 6d. Injuries and Diseases of the Jaws. By Christopher Beath, F.R.C.S. Fourth Edition. Illustrated. Edited by H. P. Dean, M S., F.R-C’s. 1894. pp. 428. Price 14s. ELLIOTT & Co Fleet-street, London, E.C. Theosophy, or Spiritual Dynamics and the Divine and Miraculous Man. By George Wyld, M.D.Edin. Second Edition. 1894. pp.264. HIGGINBOTHAM & CO., bladraa. ; Tha Indian Manual of Hygiene, Being King’s Madras Manual of . Hygiene. Iiy Surgeon Captain A. E. Grant, M.B. Vol. I. 1894. pp.442. HIRSCHWALD, AUGUST, Berlin, Atlas der Pathologischen Histologie des Nervensystema. II. Lie.- ferung. Dégénération des Nerfs. Degeneration und Entzundung der Nervea. 1894. pp. f12.

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577PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE.—BOOKS ETC. RECEIVED

LITERARY INTELLIGENCE.—We understand thatSir William Dalby’s papers on "Dr. Chesterfield’s Lettersto his Son on Medicine as a Career" will be reissued inbook form on Wednesday next by Messrs. Longmans, Greenand Co.

CHARITABLE BEQUESTS.-The late Mr. ThomasAvery, formerly an alderman of Birmingham, has beyueathedB1000 each to the General Hospital, the Queen’s Hospital,the Birmingham Dispensary, the Deaf and Dumb Institution,and the Blind Asylum.DEATHS OF EMINENT FOREIGN MEDICAL MEN.-

Dr. Don Vincent A. Garcia, Piesident of the Medical andNatural Science Society of Bolivar, Colombia.-Dr. AlonsoRubio, President of the Academy of Medicine, Madrid.-Dr. Albert Lucke, Professor of Surgery in the University ofStrasburg.

FOOTBALL CASUALTIES. - A young man, agedthirty, while playing a game at Willesden on Saturday lastfractured one of his legs and was removed to St. Mary’sHospital Paddington, and detained as an in-patient. On thesame day, in a match between the Ravenhead Amateurs andthe London and North-Western Reserve Clubs, at St. Helens,Liverpool, a youth, aged nineteen years, dislocated his knee.ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS IN IRELAND.-

Fellowship Examination :-Mr. William John Russell, WestMaitland (N. S. W.), L.R.C.P. and L. R, C. S. Irel, has beenadmitted a Fellow of the College. Mr. Patrick ThomasBolger, Christ Church, New Zealand, L.R.C.P. andL.R.C.S. Irel., and Mr. Jeremiah Dowling, Tipperary,L.R.C P. and L R C.S. Irel., have passed the preliminarypart of the examination for the Fellowship of the same

College.THE INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CONGRESS.-An

official comminiqué appears in the Roman ournals touchingthe accommodation of members of the Congress. "All

those," such is its tenour, "who have furnished rooms orapartments to let on the occasion of the next InternationalMedical Congress, which begins on the 29th inst., mayannounce the fact to the respective agency offices of eachdistrict (regione), in order that the town council may be in aposition to form a convenient list to place at the disposal ofthe Commission instituted ad hac by the Organising Com-mittee.’’THE HEALTH OFFICERSHIP OF OLDHAM. -Dr.

James Niven, whose election to the post of medical officer ofhealth for Manchester we took occasion to notice at somelength in our columns on the 10th ult, was a few days agoentertained at dinner at the Albion Club by the members ofthe Oldham Medical Society. The festivity was planned andcarried out partly to congratulate Dr. Niven on bis appoint-ment to the above-mentioned important office and partly toafford opportunity for the members of the society to expresstheir sense of the value of his services to the townspeople ofOldham during his seven years’ official connexion with tte 6borough in the cause of public health.A GOLDEN WEDDING CELEBRATION.-The town

of Sandbach, Cheshire, was lately en fête to celebrate theanniversary of the fiftieth wedding-day of Mr. CharlesLatham, M.R.C.S. The event was made the occasion on

which to present their townsman with a substantial proof ofthe esteem in which he and his spouse are held by theresidents of the neighbourhood. A goodly assembly cametogether-something like twelve hundred-to witness the

.presentation to Mr. Latham of an illuminated address and apurse of gold and a handsome watch to Mrs. Latham. Theproceedings throughout were of a most gratifying kind, notonly to the recipients of the gifts, but to all who participatedin the bestowal of the mark of neighbourly regard.

Parliamentary Intelligence.The Work of the Session.

WHEN the two Houses of Parliament met on Thursday, March lst,they had passed into law during the course of their session seventy-four public Bills. In addition they had passed a large number ofprivate Bills and provisional orders promoted in the interests of par-ticular neighbourhoods. Of the seventy-four public Bills the followingmay be mentioned as having a special interest for readers of THELANCET, viz.:-Cholera Hospitals, Ireland, a measure promoted by

the Irish Office Barbed Wire Fences; Contagious Diseases ; Animals(Swine Fever); Elementary Education (Blind and Deaf Children); ;Fertilisers and Feeding Stuffs; Isolation Hospitals, a measure pro-moted by Lord Thring in the House of Lords Bnd Sir Henry Roscoe inthe House of Commons ; Railway Servants (Hours of Labour) ; PublicHealth (London) Act, 1891, Amendment; and Rivers Pollution Pre-vention-a Bill for which Sir Walter Foster was responsible in theHouse of Commons.

Compulsory Vaccination.A petition for The repeal of the Vaccination Acts was presented to

the House of Commons on Monday. It came from Weston-super-Mare.

H O U S E 0 F C O M M O N S.

THURSDAY. MARCH 1ST.The Propuami Fever lIoRpital at Chingford.

Colonel Lockwond asked the President of the Local Government Boardwhether it was true that the Walthamstow Local Government Board had

acquired a site for a fever hospital in the adjoining parish of Chingford,and that the purchase had been sanctioned by the Local GovernmentBoard, although there were available sites within the Wattliamstow area;and whether he was aware that theinbabitants of Chingford were neverconsulted as to the purchase of thi site and that noopportnnity had beenafforded them of lodging an objection, the Local Government Boardhaving refused to receive a deputation from Chingford on the matter.-Mr Henry Fowler said it was the case that tbe Local GovernmentBoard had sanctioned a loan to enable the Waithamstow Board topurchase a site in the parish of Chingford for a fever hospital. He hadno information to show that the inhabitants of Chingford were neverconsulted. A local inquiry was held by one of the inspectors ofthe Local Government Board, and all persons interested were atliberty to attend and be heard at the inquiry, and, so far as theLoc1Jl Government Board was concerned, the matter waa at an end.-Colonel Lockwood assured the right hon gentleman that his con-stituents had had no opportunity of laying their views before the LocalGovernment Board and had no knowledge of the inquiry.—Mr. HenryFowler said he could not understand that, for these inquiries werealways notified -Colonel Lockwood said he was prepared to makegood his assertion that the inhabitants had never heard of the inquiry.- Mr. Henry Fowler undertook to inquire into the matter.

Factory Labour in London.Mr. Alpheus Morton asked the Secretary of State for the Home

Department who her he was aware that the Workshops and FactoryActs sanctioned tOe employment of young girls sixteen years of age andupwards menvelooe manufactories for twelve hours every day of theweek (excepting Saturday) and for two hours additional as overtime(making fouitten hours a day) on foity-eight days in every twelvemonths ; and whether he would be prepared to favourably consider anyproposal for modifying the code regulating the hours of labour in suchmaaufactories that might be brought forward, especially as to abolishingovertime where long hours were already worked.-Mr. Asquith repliedthit overtime was permitted by the Factory Act of 1878 in this andother trades, but he hoped in an amending Bill to be able to reduce thenumber of hours permitted.

BOOKS ETC. RECEIVED.

ALCA FELIX, Paris.Petit Manuel d’ Anæsthésie Chirurgicale. Par F. Terrier etM. Perjure. 1894. pp 220.

La. Médication par l’Exercice. Par Dr. F. Lagrange. 1894. pp. 580.La. Famille Nevropathique. Par Ch. Féré. 1894. pp. 334.

BAILLIÈRE, TINDALL, & Cox, King William-street, Strand, London.A Handbook of Medical Pathology for the Use of Students in theMuseum of St. Bartholomew’s Hospita.l. By W. P. Herringham,M.D., F.R.C.P.: A. E. Uarrod, M.D., F.R.C.P. ; and W. J. Gow,M.D., M.R.C.P. 1894. pp. 313. Price 7s. 6d.

Clinicj.1 Lectmes on Recant Surgery. By A. T. Norton, F.R.C.S.1894. pp.70. Price 2s. 6d.

Illustrations of Pathological Anatomy. Being a Series of Chromo-graphed Plates pointed from Nature immediately after Detth.By Professor Dr. A. Kast and Dr. T. Rumpel. English edition.Edited by M. Armand Ruffer, M.D. Oxon. Part VI.

BALE & Sotss, Great Titchfielcl-street, London, W.Congenital ANeetiona of the Heart. By George Carpenter,M.D. Lond. 1891. pp 1C3. Price 3a. 6d.

CHAPMAN & HALL, Henrietta - street, Covent-garden, London.Manual Instruction Series : Wood-working Positions. By W.Nelaon. 1893. Price, small size, 2s. 6d.; large, Us.

CHURCHILL, J. & A., New Butlington-street, London.The Principles and Practice of Medical Jurisprudence. By the lateA. S. Taylor. M.D., F.R.S. Fourth Edition. Edited by T.Stevenson, M.D. Lond. Vols. I. and II. 1894. Price 31s. 6d.

Injuries and Diseases of the Jaws. By Christopher Beath, F.R.C.S.Fourth Edition. Illustrated. Edited by H. P. Dean, M S., F.R-C’s.1894. pp. 428. Price 14s.

ELLIOTT & Co Fleet-street, London, E.C.Theosophy, or Spiritual Dynamics and the Divine and MiraculousMan. By George Wyld, M.D.Edin. Second Edition. 1894.pp.264.

HIGGINBOTHAM & CO., bladraa.; Tha Indian Manual of Hygiene, Being King’s Madras Manual of. Hygiene. Iiy Surgeon Captain A. E. Grant, M.B. Vol. I. 1894.

pp.442.’

HIRSCHWALD, AUGUST, Berlin,Atlas der Pathologischen Histologie des Nervensystema. II. Lie.-

ferung. Dégénération des Nerfs. Degeneration und Entzundungder Nervea. 1894. pp. f12.

578 BOOKS ETC. RECEIVED.—APPOINTMENTS.

Die Pathologie und Therapie der Nierenkrankheiten. Von Dr.Siegmund Rosenstein. Vierte Auflage. 1894. pp. 711.

LEWIS, H. K., Gower-street, London, W.C.

Sprains : their Consequences and Treatment. By C. W. M.Moullin, M.D. Oxon., F.R.C.S. Second Edition. 1894. pp. 153.Price 4s. 6d.

Dwelling -houses, their Sanitarv Construction and Arrangements.By W. H. Corfiel d, M.A., M.D. Uxon., F.R.C.P. Lond. ThirdEdition. Illustrated. 1894. pp. 126. Price 3s. 6d.

LEHMANN, J. F., Miinchen.Lehmann’s Medicinische. Hand-Atlanten. Band II. Geburtshilfe

II. Theil. Anatomischer Atlas der Geburtshilfluhen Diagnostikund Therapie. Von Dr. 0. Schaefer. 1894. pp. 220.

LIPPINCOTT, J. B., COMPANY, Philadelphia.Philadelphia Hospital R,eports. Vol. II. 1893. Edited by C. K.

Mills, M.D., and Jas. W. Walk, M.D. 1893. pp. 292.PEKTLAND, YOUNG J., Edinburgh and London.

Manual of Practical Anatomy. By D. J. Cunningham. M.D. Edin.Vol. II. Thorax, He3.d, and Neck. Illustrated. 1894. pp. 647.

SPRINGER, JULIUS, Berlin.Lehrbuch der Geburtshutfe. Von Dr. Max Runge. Zweite

Auflage. 1894. pp. 543.Die Krankheiten der oberen Luftwege. Von Prof. Dr. M. Schmidt.

1894. pp. 727.THE SOUTHERN PUBLISHING COMPANY, Fleet-street, London, E.C.

St. Vesta, or New Worthing. By F.R.C.S. 1894. pp.46.WHITTAKER & Co., White Hart-street, London, E.C.

Dod’s Parliamentary Companion. 1894. Sixty-second year. pp. 388.Price 4s. 6d.

WILLIAMS & NORGATE, Henrietta-street, Covent.garden, London.Die Krankheiten der Nase, ihrer Ntbenb6hlen und des Nasen-rachenraumes. Von Dr. Carl Zarniko. 1891. Price 6s.

Grundriss der Kinderheilkunde. Von Dr. CaJ Seltz. 1894.Price 9s.

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others possessing information suitable for this column, are invited toforward it to THE LANCET Office, directed to the Sub-Gditor. not laterthan 9 o’clock on the Thursday morning of each week for publication inthe next number.

ADA1fI, WALTER, M B. Edin., has been appointed Assistant MedicalOfficer to the Grabamstown Asylum, Cape Colony.

ADAMS, F. E., M.D., M.Ch. Irel., D.P.a.Camb., has been appointedDistrict Agricultural Analyst for Bolton under the Fartilisers andFeeding Stuffs Act, 1893.

ARNOLD, G. J., L.R.C.P., M.R.C S., has been re-appointed ClinicalAssistant in the Special Departmenu for Diseases of the Throat atSt. Thomas’s Hospital.

BABER, CRESSWELL, M.B. Lond., has been appointed Surgeon to theRoyal Ear Hospital.

BAKER, Jnntks P., L.R.C.P., L.R.C.S., F.R C.S. Edin., has beenappointed Public Vaccinator for the District of Eketahuna, NewZealand.

BARROW, W.D., M.B., C.M. Edin., M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P. Lond., has beenappointed Junior House Surgeon to the Borough Hospi:al.Birkenhead.

BEAMAN, E. H., M.R.C.S , has been appointed Medical Officer for theMisterton Sanitary District.

BOOBBYER P., M B., M.S.Durh., M.R.C.S., has been appointed HonoraryMedical Officer of the Nottingham and Notts C mvateseent Homes.

BOYD, R.. M.B., C.M. Olasg., has been appointed Assistant HouseSurgeon to the Infirmary for Children, Liverpool.

BROWN, ISTANI.EY M., M.B. Lond., M.B.C.S., L.R.C.P., has beenappointed House Surgeon to the Salford Royal Hospital, vice G. E..Newby, resigned.

CALDWELL, J. C., M.B. Edin., has been appointed Resident MedicalOfficer to the Albany General Hospital, Grahamstown, SouthAfrica.

CARVER, J. R., M.A., M.B., B.C. Cantab., has baen appointed ClinicalAssistant in the Special Deparl ment for Diseases of the Skin at St.Thomas’s Hospital.

CHEATLE, ARTHUR H., F.R C.S, has been appointed AssistantSurgeon to the Royal Ear Hospital and Aural Clinical Assistant toKing’s Colle ge Hospital.

COLLCUTT, A M., M.A., M B , B.C. Cantab., L.R C. P., M.R C.S., hasbeen appointed Clinical Assistant in the Special Department forDiseases of the Ear at St. Thomas’s Hospital.

CootiE, C. W., M.D Lond., L R.C.P., M.R.C.S., has been appointedClinical Assistant in the Special Department for Diseases of theEtr at St. Thomas’s Hospital.

CORBOULD, V. A. L. E., M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., has been appointedResident Obstftrical Officer at Charing-cross Hospital.

CRAGO, W. H., L.R.C.P. Lond., M R C.S., has been appointed HonoraryMedical Officer for the Sydney (New South Wales) BenevolentAsylum.

CUFF, A. W., B.A. Cantab., LR.C.P., M.R.C.S., has been appointedClinical Assistant in the Special Department for Diseases of the-Threat at St. Thomas’s Hospital.

DERAYIN, E. A., M.B., Ch.B. Melb , has been appointed Health Officerfor the Shire of Easi, Loddon, North and South Ridings, and theBorough of Inglewood, Victoria., Australia.

DEYN8, C. J., M.R.C.S., has been appointed Medical Officer for thetitth Sanitary District of the Newport Pagnell Union, vice Johnston.resigned