—Dr. J. Nevins Hyde, who for several years past has been the chief editor of the Chicago Medical Journal and Examiner, has retired from that position, and Dr. S. J. Jones has been appointed by the Directors of the Medical Press Association to fill the place. Dr. Hyde has discharged his editorial duties with decided ability and good judgment, and while we congratulate him on being free from the annoyances and unremitting work incident to editorial life, we sincerely regret his departure from the editorial fraternity. We welcome his successor, with the hope that he will find his new field of labor both pleasant and profitable.
Dr. John Montgomery, father of Dr. Liston H. Montgomery of this city, died at his residence in Adrian, Seneca county, Ohio, on the 29th of January, 1885, aged 63 years. After having acquired a fair literary and professional education, chiefly by his own labor,