Dr. W. L. Ballenger, Chicago, has returned from London, where he went to attend the International Congress of Otologists.
By The will of the late Dr. Chas. J. Stillé of the University of Pennsylvania, the department of political economy of Yale is to receive $75,000.
It is stated that the Church Missionary Society of England has received a report stating that 40,000 persons have died of famine on the east coast of Africa.
The Chair of pathology in the University of St. Andrews, Aberdeen, has been filled by the election of Dr. Lewis H. Sutherland of Glasgow, assistant to the late Professor Coates.
Dr. E. H. Starling, F. R. S., lecturer on physiology at Guys' Hospital, has been appointed to the chair of physiology in University College, London, left vacant by Professor Schafer.
The Governors of the Toronto Western Hospital have just completed the purchase of the McDonell property on