which will hold its next annual meeting in St. Louis, Mo., on the 14th of next month, has met with serious losses by deaths during the past year.
Five members of the Advisory Council of the Association have died within the past year, viz.: Dr. Elisha Harris, of New York; Dr. Charles W. Chamberlain, of Connecticut; Dr. Robert J. Farquharson, of Iowa; Dr. John Taylor Gilman, of Maine; and Dr. Hillary Ryan, of Texas.
Dr. Harris was one of the founders of the Association and its President at the session of 1878. He was Secretary of the State Board of Health of New York at the time of his death. Dr. Chamberlain was also Secretary of the State Board of Health of Connecticut; and Dr. Farquharson, an ex-medical officer of the United States Navy, Secretary of the State Board of Health of Iowa.
The American Gynæcological Society is to hold