Excepting a brief introductory with statistics and remarks by the superintendent, Dr. H. C. Rutter, the whole of this number of the "Bulletin" is by the pathologist, Dr. A. P. Ohlmacher. The memoirs are all pathologic reports, fully detailed, with critical discussions of the conditions found, their etiology and relations to the epilepsy in the clinical history. The concluding paper alone, a short one, deals with the comparative pathology of tumors as illustrated by certain marked growths in the lower animals.
One of the most important memoirs here published is that on the lymphatic constitution in idiopathic epilepsy, in which Dr. Ohlmacher maintains his views previously published on the importance of persistent thymic and general lympathic hyperplasia as having a probable morphologic and casual relation to the disease. In this publication he reports five cases—additional to those previously published—of genuine grand mal, presenting the anomalies mentioned above, and being the