As everything relating to the proper organization of the International Medical Congress to be convened in this country in 1887, is of interest not only to the profession of this country, but to that of the countries of Europe also, we publish in full in this issue of the Journal the rules and preliminary organization, so far as it has been completed by the general committee on organization. The Council for each section is intended to constitute a nucleus of active working members in the department to which the section relates, and may be added to by the executive committee as circumstances shall indicate.
Meteorological, Climatic and Seasonal Map of the United States. Prepared by Charles Denison, M.D., Denver, Colorado, and published by Rand, McNally & Co., Chicago. This map has been prepared with great care and from the most authentic sources of information by Dr. Denison, and will be