Professor Johann Wagner, for nearly forty years Professor of Medicine in the University of Budapest, died on January 2. He was born at Komorn in 1811, and was graduated from the University of Vienna in 1835. His reputation as a physician dates from 1846, when he introduced the use of cold water in the treatment of typhus fever.
The Lady Dufferin Fund for supplying medical aid to the women of India has now an annual income of 30,000 rupees (about $15,000) apart from the large capital expenditure on hospitals and medical schools.
Small-pox among the Indians at Fort Buford, Dakota, has assumed alarming proportions. There have been six deaths in a little more than a week.
Scarlet Fever prevails to an alarming extent at Bloomington, Ill., and Lima, Ohio, a number of deaths having occurred. In this connection it may be well to mention that a Bloomington paper wishes to