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MAR 8 1999

LIBRARY

CATALOG MAR y 1079 M.E.C

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(Copyright, MAR euch? P?ckwick Press.)

W THIS ARUMBER

GRADUATION CERE-
MONIES AT MONTPE-

LIER IN 1675.
The manner of making a
Doctor of Physic is this: First,
a procession in scarlet robes and
black caps—the professor took
his seat—and after a company
of fiddlers had played a certain
time, he made them a sign to
hold, that he might have an op-
portunity to entertain the com-
pany, which he did in a speech
against innovations—the musi-
cians then took their turn. The
Inceptor or candidate, then be-
gan his speech, wherein I found
little edification, being chiefly
complimentary to the chancellor
and professors, who were pres-
ent. The Doctor then put on
his head the cap that had
marched in on the beadle's staff,
in sign of his doctorship-put a
ring upon his finger-girt himself
about the loins with a gold
chain-made him sit down be-
side him that having taken
pains he might now take ease
and kissed and embraced him
in token of tot friendship which
ought to be gongst them.-
John Locke: ary.

knew nothing of plastic surgery, of tenotomy, of the ophthalmoscope, or of the use of the microscope in diagnosis, and had only just learned how to ligate arteries and to treat ordinary wounds in a simple and sensible way. The really great surgeon of that day was bold, cool and skillful, could perform most of the great operations, such as amputation, ligature of large arteries, removal of tumors, Caesarean section, and the like, but such men were few and far between.- John Shaw Billings (1895).

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Two Old Enemies (Cartoon)

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OFFICIAL INSTRUCTION OF THE MEDICAL PROFESSION

A. L. Benedict, A. M., M. D. 3
SHAKESPEARE OR?

Sydney Hope 4
How We Take TROUT ON LAKE KEUKA J. D. Buckley 5
The First HEAVIER-THAN-Air PASSENGER MACHINE Phifer 6
MARRIAGEABLE WOMEN

Albert M. Judd, M. D. 7
The Want

Ralph M. Thomson, M. D. 8
Self Pity
FROM HOUSE SURGEON TO GENERAL PRACTICE

M. J. Kutisker, M. D. 9
When You Visit the SICK

Kitty Parsons
What a Young Doctor THINKS ABOUT I

9
ALTRUISM

Ralph M. Thomson, M. D. 10
LURES

Edward Willard Watson, M. D. 10
CARTOON

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His First Case (Serial)

Walter E. Anthony, M. D. 12
The Bay PACER

Edmond J. Melville, M. D. 17
Both Ways FROM THE MIDDLE Herbert L. Smith, M. D. 21
EDITORIALS
SUMPIN TO RUB ON

Deppen 23
AN EIGHTEENTH CENTURY FEMALE OSTEOPATH

James G. Kiernan, M. D. 24
The Mouth ORGAN

Nathaniel Lief, D. D. S. 26
SLAP-O-GRAMS

G. Frank Lydston, M. D. 28
Doc Sparks' Auto HOSPITAL

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To a Hospital-Born Baby

Georgiana Cheesman 31
CARTOON

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WHIZZERINKTUMS

Sing Lo 34
GREAT MOMENTS IN THE History of MEDICINE Weed 36
THE PRODIGAL AND THE BOB VEAL E. E. Cornwall, M. D. 37
Book Reviews

Herman T. Radin, M. D. 39

"THE CHIEF.*"

(Lord Lister.) His brow spreads large and

placid, and his eye Is deep and bright, with steady

looks that still. Soft lines of tranquil thought his

face fulfillHis face at once benign and

proud and shy. If envy scout, if ignorance deny, His faultless patience, his un

yielding will, Beautiful gentleness, and splen

did skill, Innumerable gratitudes reply. His wise, rare smile is sweet with

certainties, And seems in all his patients to

compel Such love and faith as failure

cannot quell.
We hold him for another

Herakles,
Battling with custom, prejudice,

disease,
As once the son of Zeus with

Death and Hell.

-William Ernest Henly: In Hospital.

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ADVANTAGES POS-
SESSED BY THE MOD

ERN SURGEON.
The surgeon of 1800 had
little more knowledge than had
Hippocrates of the chief causes
of danger after operations,
such as suppuration, pyaemia, or
tetanus, and groped wildly for
means to avoid them. He had
no clinical thermometer, and
could only guess at temperature
and fever; no hypodermic
syringe; no anaesthetic; no defi-
nite knowledge of the impor-
tance of blood-saving or of the
best means of doing it. He

Initial letters, devices and tail pieces by Mills Thompson and Mildred

McM. Blanchett.

*A Lister.

pen-portrait of Lord

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