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—The present number of the Journal completes the second volume, and closes the first year of its publication. In accordance with the By-laws and Regulations of the American Medical Association it contains, besides the title page and full index to the volume, the Constitution and By-laws or plan of organization, the Code of Ethics, and the roll of members who attended the recent meeting in Washington. These matters have left but little room for anything else in this number. The title page and index, though stitched in the middle of the number, are so folded that the binder can readily remove them to the proper place whenever the volume is placed in his hands for binding. Each member of the Association now finds himself in possession of two large volumes, containing in addition to all the papers and other matter, that formerly filled the annual volume of transactions, a large