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Page 436 - Each essay must be typewritten, distinguished by a motto, and accompanied by a sealed envelope bearing the same motto and containing the name and address of the writer. No envelope will be opened except that which accompanies the successful essay. The Committee will return the unsuccessful essays if reclaimed by their respective writers or their agents, within one year. The Committee reserves the right not to make an award if no essay submitted is considered worthy of the prize.
Page 115 - Many members of the medical profession are interested in the study of American Ethnology and Archaeology, and not a few have valuable collections of Indian relics and skeletons .from Indian graves. Those not directly interested in this study, are so circumstanced as to be aware of the hobbies of their neighbors and could doubtless furnish the address of collectors. I should be greatly obliged for information and for the loan of collections for the use of this department of the exposition.
Page 594 - Any person shall be regarded as practicing medicine, within the meaning of this act, who shall profess publicly to be a physician and to prescribe for the sick, or who shall append to his name the letters
Page 436 - It is expressly stipulated that the competitor who receives the prize, shall publish his essay in book form, and that he shall deposit one copy of the work in the Samuel D. Gross Library of the Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, and that on the title page, it shall be stated that to the essay was awarded the Samuel D. Gross Prize of the Philadelphia Academy of Surgery. The essays, which must be written by a single author in the English language, should be sent to the " Trustees of the Samuel D. Gross...
Page 436 - It is expressly stipulated that the successful competitor, who receives the prize, shall publish his essay in book form, and that he shall deposit one copy of the work in the Samuel D. Gross Library of the Philadelphia Academy of Surgery. The essays, which must be written by a single author in the English language, should be sent to Dr.
Page 148 - Here lies Jane Smith, wife of Thomas Smith, marble cutter. This monument was erected by her husband as a tribute to her memory and a specimen of his work. Monuments of the same style 350 dollars." "They gave Wellington a glorious funeral. It took six men to carry the beer.
Page 340 - I HEARD the bells on Christmas Day Their old, familiar carols play, And wild and sweet The words repeat Of peace on earth, good-will to men! And thought how, as the day had come, The belfries of all Christendom Had rolled along The unbroken song Of peace on ez:rth, good- will to men!
Page 436 - The conditions annexed by the testator are that the prize "shall be awarded every five years to the writer of the best original essay, not exceeding one hundred and fifty printed pages, octavo, in length, illustrative of some subject in Surgical Pathology or Surgical Practice, founded upon original investigations, the candidates for the prize to be American citizens.
Page 116 - International Directory of Laryngologists and Otologists," compiled by Mr. Richard Lake, is in course of preparation. In it will be found corrections of names and addresses already given, an additional list of names and addresses received since publication, and an obituary list. Considerable additions have been obtained for the foreign list, which will materially add to its value and completeness. The decision of the editors of the Journal of Laryngology, Rhinology, and Otology, under whose auspices...
Page 607 - A priori cases of cirrhosis of the liver stand injury badly, and therefore are poor subjects for operation. The resistance of their tissues is presumably much less than in health. The exact estimation of the amount of degeneration of the various organs, including the liver, is extremely difficult or impossible, consequently the mortality of the operation under consideration would naturally be expected to be relatively high. The statistics given above seem to show that the operation has won a distinct...