To the Editor:
—The undersigned constitute a committee similar to those formed in several European countries for the purpose of receiving subscriptions for a monument commemorative of the distinguished scientific services of Prof. Leopold Oilier. Among the members of these committees are Lord Lister, Professors von Bergmann, Czerny, Durante and other leading men. The municipality of the city of Lyons has dedicated an open space adjacent to quarters of the various academic faculties on the border of the Rhone, named in his honor "Place Leopold Oilier."The profession of this country is well aware of the great services rendered by Professor Oilier, especially in the domain of plastic and osseous surgery. His labors have been most fruitful in the domains of surgery, of physiology and pathology.The committee hopes to raise not less than $1000 as a testimonial from the profession of America. Check should be forwarded to Dr. W.