Hillsboro, N. D., Aug. 8, 1899.
To the Editor.
—In connection with the recommendation of Dr. J. Wesley Bovee, to utilize a bundle of the rectus for ventrosuspension of the uterus, I wish to draw your attention to the successful performance and result of this idea in a case operated on by me in 1896, reported to the last meeting of the North Dakota State Medical Society and printed in the Northwestern Lancet for June 15, 1899. This patient was well one year after. I have endeavored to get the subsequent history as to conceptions, labors, etc., but have not yet succeeded.Yours very truly,[All the mention we find in the paper referred to is contained in the following very brief report of a case:"Case 15.—Mrs. S., March 19, 1896. Ventrosuspension of the uterus by a bundle of the rectus muscle and fascia for retroflexion. Discharged in three