Dr. T. M. Rotch, Boston, read a paper on "infant Feeding," before the Toronto Medical Society. November 16.
The deaths in Ontario from contagious diseases, in October, are as follows: scarlet fever, 7; diphtheria, 31; measles, 4; whooping-cough, 7; typhoid, 75; consumption, 179. The total from all causes numbered 1915.
Diphtheria has been more prevalent than usual this autumn in Montreal, there being eight deaths reported in one week. Of typhoid fever, there has not been so many.
The people of London are justly proud of the hospital, opened November 16—Victoria Hospital, erected at a cost of $100,000. It occupies a complete block of the city and is a collection of pavilions, including one for an isolation hospital as well. The style of architecture is colonial. One special feature of the new hospital is the sun-rooms. The hospital itself is situated on a very high bank of the River Thames,