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This work will interest the medical practitioner by showing how well veterinary medicine is keeping pace with the medical progress of the day, and how closely allied the studies of the causation of disease, especially in relation to the germ theory, have become with man and the lower animals. Dr. D. E. Salmon, D. v. m., furnishes a very thorough and critical article on "Southern Cattle Fever and Fowl Cholera," followed by the interesting studies of Dr. H. J. Detmen " Among the Cattle and Sheep of Texas," with the reports from other veterinary surgeons—Drs. Hines, Miller and Rose — particularly on "Contagious Pleuro-Pneumonia." Dr. Ezra M. Hunt discusses in a very practical paper "The Duty of the United States Government as to Contagious diseases," and Mr. Edwin J. Moffat, the London correspondent of the Department, gives interesting details regarding the " Foot and Mouth diseases of Great Britain." The text is