Buffalo, N. Y., May 11, 1899.
To the Editor:
—On page 1000 of the Journal for May 6 is a brief allusion to an address which I gave the other day in Baltimore on "Cancer as a Parasitic Disease." Your correspondent has made a curious mistake and has given me credit for saying just what I did not say. He has made me declare my "abhorence of the parasitic theory," when the whole address was an argument in favor of the same. I do not exactly like to go on record in this way, and if you will kindly correct it you will do me a great favor.Very truly yours,
Army Transports to the Philippines.
—On the afternoon of April 31, 1899, two army transports sailed from San Francisco, Cal., for Manila, P. I., the transport Warren, formerly the Scandia, and the chartered transport, Newport. The former carried eight