The chairman of the Section on Surgery and Anatomy wishes to have it fully understood, that all who may be desirous of presenting papers at the forthcoming meeting in June, should forward the titles of the same at once to the Secretary. For the proper arrangement of the subjects and the assignment of persons to discuss those of special importance, it is essential that the program should be completed at an early day. J. McFadden Gaston, M.D., Chairman, Atlanta, Ga.; F. W. Mann, M.D., Secretary, Detroit, Mich.
The death of the Parisian surgeon, M. Louis Alfred Richet, took place December 29, in the 76th year of his age. He was the author of a manual of surgical anatomy which passed through four or more editions. He was surgeon to La Pitié, St. Louis, and other hospitals, also at the Hôtel Dieu. He was decorated with the cross of the Legion