The present number completes the tenth volume of The Journal of the American Medical Association and the fifth year of its publication. As usual, it is accompanied by a full index and title-page, convenient for binding and future reference.
At the beginning of the fourth year, volume ix, it was found necessary and convenient to enlarge The Journal by the addition of four pages to the department for papers and original contributions, by which volumes ix and x were made to contain 832 double-column pages each, or a total of 1,664 pages for the year. Such has been the progress and material development of interest in The Journal that we shall commence the sixth year, volume xi, July 7, with the further addition of four more pages to the reading-matter, and present the whole in a new typographical dress—improvements that, we trust, will be gratifying to all its readers. This