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September 2, 1899

Hawaiian Islands, Climate, Leprosy, Insanity, Crime.

JAMA. 1899;XXXIII(10):615-617. doi:10.1001/jama.1899.02450620053016

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(Special Correspondence.)

(On Board Steamship Australia, en route to San Francisco.)

I left Chicago on July 7, and in three days reached San Francisco, and there met Prof. N. Senn, who had just completed, with great eclat, the Lane lectures at the Cooper Medical College. President Lane of this college, with an unheard of generosity, gives $2,000 a year for a course of ten lectures, that are intended, first, for the students of the Medical College, and second, for the practitioners of the coast generally. Dr. Senn's lectures were on military and emergency surgery, and were the fourth course. The first course was given by Macewen of Glasgow, on "Cerebral Surgery," the second by Heath of London, on "Practice of Surgery in England," and the third by Clifford, on the "Heart." The course given by Dr. Senn gathered together a much greater number of practitioners than any of the others,

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