The fact that all roads in the Northwest lead to Seattle because of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition has facilitated the arrangement of a notable medical convention there. The medical associations of British Columbia, Idaho, Washington and Oregon are all to be concentrated in Seattle, July 20-23. In the order named, these are the tenth, seventeenth, twentieth and thirty-fifth annual meetings of these bodies. Part of the programs naturally are separate, and part are united.
We congratulate the northwest physicians on their taking advantage of this opportunity and hope that a most pleasant and profitable session will result.
Blood and Thunder.
—Last Thursday was the one-hundred and thirty-fourth anniversary of the Battle of Bunker Hill. It was celebrated so vigorously in Boston that 119 persons were treated in Boston hospitals for injuries received from fireworks at the celebration. This, however, is but a prelude and a sample of what will happen on