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London, May, 1884.
At the annual meeting of the City Orthopædic Hospital in Halton-Garden, it was stated the past year's working of the charity was the most satisfactory for many years, showing that as many as 2,500 patients had been admitted and twelve extra beds had been provided. It was stated that since the opening of that and other orthopædic institutions the number of deformed poor walking about had become appreciably less.
A gargle made of strong black tea and used cold, night and morning, is now the fashionable preventtive against falling a victim to sore throat during the cold winds of the spring.
The University Tercentenary celebration at Edinburgh has passed off without a hitch, largely owing to the authorities having wisely altered their original plans so as to allow the students to take a prominent part in the entertainments. The young gentlemen, appreciating the justice of this arrangement,
G. O. M.. FOREIGN CORRESPONDENCE. JAMA. 1884;II(23):642–643. doi:10.1001/jama.1884.02390460026011
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