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575 Medical News. UNIVERSITY OF DURHAM : FACULTY OF MEDICINE. At the First Examination for the degree of Bachelor in Medicine, held in August, the following candidates satisfied the Examiners :- In all Subjects.-George Henry Vane Appleby, Wm. Henry Bishop, Robert Alfred Bolam, Robinson Brown, Henry King Dawson, Reginald Green, John Stratford Hall, Arthur Samuel I3edley, Norman Shaw Liddell, Benjamin May, Edward McGarity, William Ernest Peacock, Edward Vernon Peacock, James Peacock, Miles Prior, Edmund Race, Robert Sterling, B.A., L.Th.; Chas. Stewa.rt, Samuel Short Whillis, James Powell Willis, and Geo. Jas. Williams, of the College of Medicine, Newcastle-on-Tyne; John William Henry Eyre, Guy’s Hospital. ELernzntr.ry Anatomy and Phy8Îology.-William Arthur Clayton, Wm. Wilkie Deans, William Forrest, Hugh Meyrick Jones, and George Turner Wayman, College of Medicine, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Chemistry urith Chemical Physics, and Botany with Medical Botany.— Arthur Badock, London Hospital: Thos. Bishop, Queen’s College, Birmingham; Hugh Somerville Burniston, St. Mary’s Hospital; Duncan James Caddy and Henry Case, College of Medicine, New- castle-on-Tyne ; Arthur Allen Fennings, St. Mary’s Hospital; Chas. Forsyth and Arthur John Gardner, M.B.C.S., L.R.C.P., Yorkshire College, Leeds ; Thomas George Smith Hodson, London Hospital; Daniel Noel Jackson, Thomas Francis Keenan, and Rowland Venables Lloyd-Williams, of the College of Medicine, Newcastle-on- Tyne ; Gerald Lowsley, St. Bartholomew’s Hospital; Gideon Wm. Barker Marsh, College of Medicine, Newcastle-on-Tyne; Francis Herbert Marson, Queen’s College, Birmingham; George Edwyn Middlemist, College of Medicine, Newcastle-on-Tyne; Arthur Wm. Port, St. Bartholomew’s Hospital ; Lionel Litchfield Preston, Middlesex Hospital; William Ernest Rielly, University College Hospital; John Melville Ritchie, Queen’s College, Birmingham; Lancelot Wm. Rolleston and Noel Florentine Rowstron, of St. Bar- tholomew’s Hospital; Arthur Wm. Scott, Yorkshire College, Leeds; Robert Henry Sheperd, St. Bartholomew’s Hospital; Harry Shore and Fredk. Hampson Simpson, of Queen’s College, Birmingham; Harry Spicer, St. Bartholomew’s Hospital; Fredk. Wm. Standish, College of Medicine, Newcastle-on-Tyne; Joseph B. Stephenson, Middlesex Hospital; Frank Wm. Stokes, University Coll. Hospital. Chemistry with Chemical Physics.—Fredk. Ca,rden Brodie, M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., L.S.A., Middlesex Hospital; Charles Meaden, Bristol Medical School; Christopher Michael O’Brien, Trinity College, Dublin; Geo. Stephen Ware, M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., L.S.A., Middlesex Hospital; Arthur Waldemar Brougham Warde, M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P. Botany with Medical Botanay.-Richard Pryce Mitchell, Lond. Hosp. At the Second Examination for the degree of Bachelor in Medicine, the following candidates satisfied the Examiners: Honours (Second Class).—Charles Forsyth, Yorkshire College, Leeds; Charles Henry Duncan Alorland, M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., St. George’s Hospital; John Arthur Kendall, College of Medicine, Newcastle- on-Tyne. Pass List.-Thomas lioffatt Allison and Eustace -%V. Powys Baines, of the College of Medicine, Newcastle-on-Tyne; Ernest Chittenden Bridges, St. Bartholomew’s Hospital; Thomas Buckham, Alfred Cox, and Charles Vincent Dingle, of the College of Medicine, Newcastle-on-Tyne; Robert Bruce Duncan, St. Mary’s Hospital; Eric France, College of Medicine, Newcastle-on-Tyne; Albert Gurney, London Hospital ; Thomas Hartley, Wm. Cyril Haswell, Alfred John Hopper, Frederick Hunton, and Nicholas Magoris, of the College of Medicine, Newcastle-on-Tyne ; John Pendlebury Molyneux, Owens College, Manchester ; Kenneth Worsley Poole, M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., London Hospital; William Turnbull and John Dobson Wardale, of the College of Medicine, Newcastle-on-Tyne; Arthur Waldemar Brougham Warde, St. Bartholomew’s Hospital; Avery Clough Waters, M.R.C.S., L.S.A., London Hospital; Joseph Wood, Owens College, Manchester. Licence in Sanitccry Science.—William Henry Coates, M.B., M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., L.S.A.; John Stokes, M.B.Durh. Licence in Sanitary Science for Medical Officers of Health of Five I’ears’ Standing.—Nicholas Hardeastle, M.R.C.S., L.S.A.; Thomas Stephen Maguire, M.D. Durh.; Edw. Sergeant, M.R.C.S.Eng.,L.R.C.P.Lond.; William Dyne Steel, M.D. Aber.; Charles Robt. Straton, L.R.C.P., L.R.C.S. Edin. MEDICAL MAGISTRATE.-Mr. John Bark, M.R.C.S., Stanley Mount, Bootle, has been placed on the Commission of the Peace for the borough of Bootle-cum-Linacre. HUDDERSFIELD INFIRMARY.—Mr. Hanson Ormerod, of Brighouse, has just made a donation of f500 to the Building Extension Fund of the Huddersfield Infirmary. QUARANTINE. - The British Representative at Lisbon telegraphed on the 9th inst. that eight days’ quarantine had been imposed upon arrivals from Vigo, which was declared to be infected with disease of an epidemic character. UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE: EXAMINATION IN SANITARY SCIENCE.-An examination in so much of State Medicine as is comprised in the functions of officers of health will be held at Cambridge on Tuesday, October 1st, and following days. Candidates who desire to present them- selves for examination in October next must send in their applications and transmit the fees to the Rev. Dr. Luard, Registrar, University of Cambridge, on or before Sept. 26th. VACCINATION CERTIFICATES.-Mr. John F. Staines has been appointed by the Local Government Board as a, teacher of vaccination, and the certificate required by the different examining bodies can be obtained after a due- course of instruction at the Public Vaccination Station, 47,. Endell-street, St. Giles’s, on Tuesday mornings, at 10 o’clock. FOOTBALL FATALITY.—Thomas Spittle, a lad, of Lozells, Birmingham, was badly hurt on the 7th inst. whilst playing football on the Fentham-road Ground,. Birchfield. He received a kick in the abdomen which necessitated his removal to the General Hospital. He died‘ somewhat unexpectedly on Monday last. DuNOON SEASIDE HOMES.-On Saturday last Lady- King opened a new wing which has been added to the West of Scotland Convalescent Seaside Homes at Dunoon. The- new structure has been built primarily for the accommoda- tion of the servants, and, their old quarters being now- devoted to patients, the accommodation of the Homes will be considerably increased. LITERARY INTELLIGENCE.-Professor McKendrick’s. Text-book of Physiology will, we hear, be completed within a few days. The first portion, including General Physiology,. was issued last year ; and the second volume, containing Special Physiology, including Nutrition, Innervation, and Reproduction, will be published immediately by Messrs. MacLehose and Sons, Glasgow. NEW COTTAGE HOSPITAL.-The Duke of Cam- bridge on Saturday last laid the memorial stone of a new Cottage Hospital at Shooter’s-hill, near Woolwich. The new building, which is situated on a site given by the War Department, near the summit of the hill, cost f2700, of which £2350 have been subscribed. It contains two wards. with ten beds. DEATH OF A FASTING MAN.-An attempt on the- part of a Frenchman at Lyons to imitate the foolish feats of such men as Succi and Merlatti, has, it is reported, had a melancholy, though hardly unlooked for, termination. The man, it appears, reached his twentieth day of absti- nence from food; but his desire to continue the experiment was frustrated by death. LONGTON COTTAGE HOSPITAL.-Sir Smith Child,, in sending an additional gift to the amount of £250 towards the completion and furnishing of the New Cottage Hospital at Longton, expresses his earnest hope that efforts will be made to finish the work by freeing the hospital from all debt on the completion of the building, and that its proper maintenance will be one of the first cares of the inhabitants. of Longton. WORTHING INFIRMARY AND DISPENSARY.-At the, annual general meeting of the governors of this institu- tion the report and accounts, which were adopted, were on the whole favourable. The receipts for the past year amounted to i1672 Os. 4d. (including a legacy of £500 in- vested in 23/4 per cent. consols), and the expenditure to £1451 15s. 10d. The committee earnestly appealed for additional annual subscriptions to enable them to maintain the institution in its present efficient state. ROYAL HOSPITAL FOR CHEST DISEASES.-On Wednesday last Lord Charles Bruce presided over a special court of governors of the above institution for the purpose of considering a resolution authorising the trustees to sell out a portion of the funded property of the hospital-not exceeding £6000—for the purpose of paying sundry debts incurred in building the new wing, and in necessary repairs. The chairman explained that the contractors had threatened legal action unless their claims were immediately settled.. After considerable discussion the motion was agreed to by ten votes to seven. RABIES.-According to the London Gazette, the number of dogs in England reported during the week end- ing August 24th as afflicted with rabies was 10 against none in the previous week. Of these, 1 died and 9 were killed. Of the 10 diseased animals, 4 belonged to Yorks (West Riding), 2 to Hants, and 1 each to Essex, Middlesex (excluding London), Oxford, and Sussex (Western Division). During the week ending Aug. 31st, there were 12 rabid dogs reported, all of which were killed. The distribution was as follows:— York (West Riding) 4, Middlesex (excluding London) 3, Surrev (excluding London} 2, and Hants, Kent, and London 1 each.