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2. What is the colour and the composition of the precipitate produced by sulphydric acid with each of the following substances :-arsenious acid, oxides of antimony and cadmium, peroxides of tin and iron ?

3. Describe the manner of preparing the pure and dilute cyanhydric acid: what are its properties, what the mode of estimating its strength in any specimen, and its tests in a case of fatal poisoning by it?

MATERIA MEDICA, 470 5 P. M. Examiner.....

..... W. WRIGHT, M.D, 1. Specify the adulterations of iodide of potassium, and state how they are known.

2. Mention the actions of digitalis in medicinal doses; also the morbid states of the body, and of special organs, as the heart, brain, &c., in which it would be indicated, as well as those in which it should not be administered.

3. Give the officinal preparations according to the British Pharmacopoia; firstly, of Barbadoes aloes; secondly, of Socotrine aloes, and name their constituents.

INSTITUES OF MEDICINE.-5 TO G P. M. E.caminer.............

...... W. FRASER, M.D. 1. What are the functions of the spinal cord as an independent nervous centre ?

2. State the different channels through which nutritious and other matters can be absorbed into the blood, and the elaboration which some of them undergo in their transit.

3. Give the composition of bile, the physiological origin of its elements, and the purposes served by it in intestinal digestion.

SATURDAY, APRIL 28TH.

THEORY AND PRACTICE OF MEDICINE-2 TO 3 P.M.

Examiner...............R. P. HOWARD, M.D., L.R.C.S.E., &c. 1. Explain the modes in which the several causes of Bright's disease act, and give illustrations of each; describe the morbid appearances in the several stages of the “ large white kidney," and the characters of the urine in that variety and in the contracted kidney."

2. What are the conditions favourable to the development of zymotio diseases ? Give in detail those specially operative in the development of cholera.

3. Describe the more important differences observed in the course and termination of chronic Phthisis; state the principles which should guide the physician in selecting a climate for the subjects of the disease, and explain the circumstances in which he should not recommend travelling.

CLINICAL MEDICINE AND MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE-3 TO 4 P.X.

Examiner............D. C. MACCALLUM, M.D., M.R.C.S. LOND. 1. Mention the different pathological changes in the kidney which give rise to albuminuria, and state also the physical and microscopical characters of the urine, and the general symptoms attending each.

2. What are the diseases that may be mistaken for neurotic poisoning? Describe the principal features of each, and state in what particulars each disease differs from poisoning.

3. Give the characteristics of blood stains, the methods of detecting them by the iron, nitrogen, and albumen, which they contain, and de scribe the characters of the stains with which blood stains may be confounded.

SURGERY AND CLINICAL SURGERY-4 to 5 P.M.

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Examiners.....

Geo. W. CAMPBELL, A.M., M.D., &c.
R. CRAIK,

M.D. 1. Give the symptoms and causes of compression of the brain produced by injury. Under what circumstances should the trephine be employed, and when should we abstain from operating; and are there any cases where operative interference is proper without serious symptoms ?

2. Give the symptoms and treatment of the different forms of iritis.

3. Give the diagnostic characters of infecting and non-infecting chancres, with the treatment applicable to each class.

MIDWIFERY-5 to 6 p.y.

Examiner...

.............A. HALL, M.D. 1. How would you distinguish between the corpus luteum of pregnancy at full term, and one of an ordinary catamenial period ?

2. How would you distinguish between accidental and unavoidable hemorrhage?

3. Under what circumstances are the operations of version and embryotomy required, and what is the smallest antero-posterior diameter through which a living child has been extracted.

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ANNUAL CONVOCATION, MOGILL UNIVERSITY,

Second Day. The Annual Convocation of this University was held in the William Molson Hall, on Wednesday, 2nd May, for conferring Degrees in Arts, and on Thursday, May 3, for conferring Degrees in Medicine and Law.

The proceedings were opened with prayer by the Reverend the Vice Principal.

The minutes of the last year's Convocation were then read by W. C. Baynes, Secretary.

George W. Campbell, A.M., M.D., Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, announced that the number of students in attendance, during the past session, was 178, as follows: From Canada East

93 Canada West

72 New Brunswick

3 Prince Edward Island

2 Nova Scotia

3 Newfoundland

1 United States.

4 The number of students who have passed their primary examination for the M.D., C.M. Degree, which includes Anatomy, Chemistry, Materia Medica, Institutes of Medicine, and Botany or Zoology is 39, as follows:

John R. Smallwood, Montreal, C. E.; Emery Allard, Beloeil, C. E.; Albert Roy, St. Hyacinthe, C. E.; James O'Leary, Kamouraska, C. E.; George Dickinson, Ottawa, C. W.; Richard King, Peterborough, C. W.; Richard S. Markell, Osnabruck, C. W.; Clinton Wayne Kelly, Kentucky, U. S.; Wm. McCarthy, Henryville, C. E.; James Howard, St. Andrews, C. E.; John M. Wanless, Montreal, C. E.; Peter A. McIntyre, Charlottetown, P. E. I.; Wm. H. Fraser, Perth, c. W.; Edward K. Patton, Quebec, C. E.; Robert L. McArthur, Martintown, C. W.; Francis L. Howland, Arcona, C. W.; David M. Cassidy, Montreal, C. E.; Donald McDiarmid, Newington, C. W.; John Vicat, Montreal, C. E.; Lafontaine B. Powers, Port Hope, C. W.; John S. Proudfoot, Chatsworth, C. W.; Henry McGowan, Kingsey, C. E.; Edward J. C. Roberts, Fredericton, N. B.; Wm. B. Malloch, Ottawa, C. W.; Clarence R. Church, Merrickville, C. W.; James W. Oliver, St. Catherines, C. W.; John A. S. Macdonald, Charlottetown, P. E. I.; John Brandon, Warwick, C. W.; Wm. Grant, Williamstown, C. W.; Charles O'Reilly, Hamilton, C. W.; Edmund Paradis, St. Denis, C. E.; John Gillies, Morristown, C. W.; James A. Nesbitt, Hemmingford, C. E.;

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John Madill, Essex, C. W.; W. Dougan, St. Catharines, C. W.; Arch. McLean, Port Sarnia, C. W.; John Bell, M. A., Kingston, C. W.; Hy. Harkin, Montreal, C. E.; Calixte Ethier, St. Joseph, C. E.

The following are the names of students presented for the Degree of M.D., C.M., their residences and the subjects of their theses:

Geo. Ross, M.A., Montreal, C.E., Asiatic Cholera ; Samuel Campbell, Glengarry,C.W., Pneumonia; Alexander Falkner, Lancaster, C.W., Croup; Edmund C. Walsh, Montreal, C.E., Excision of Joints; Edmund Longley, Waterloo, C.E., Arterial Hemorrhage; William Fuller, London, C.W., Nutrition; John McCurdy, Chatham, N.B., Fatty Degeneration ; Thomas D. Laney, Owen Sound, C.W., Pleuritis; James A. Knowles, Cookstown, C.W., Some of the Causes of Disease ; John Corsan, Milwaukie, U.S., Evils of Tight Lacing; Julius Leavitt, Melbourne, C.E., Function of Plants ; Charles E. Hickey, Williamsburgh, C.W., Carcinoma; James B. Hall, Montreal, C.E., Asiatic Cholera ; Rufus S. Parker, Newport, Nova Scotia, Stricture of Urethra ; Alexander R. Ferguson, Williamstown, C.W., Hydrophobia ; Alexander Anderson, Georgina, C.W., Scrofulous Ophthalmia; Chas. H. Cooke, Mount Pleasant, O.W., Chloroform ; Wm. Wakeham, Quebec, C.E., Treatment of Mania ; Alex. C. Savage, Ottawa, C.W., Typhus Fever; James Hayes, Simcoe, C.W., Anesthetics; Philip Burrows, Ottawa, C.W., Pneumonia; Ben. F. Burch, Fort Corington, U.S., Dyspepsia; Emery Allard, Belæil, C.E., Cholera ; John Bell

, M.A., Kingston, C.W.; Acute Rheumatism ; James O'Leary, Kamouraska, C.E., Hysteria ; Jonas J. G. Harvey, Brockville, C.W., Tetanus; James C. Irvine, Montreal, C.E., Peritonitis; Chas. S. Parke, Quebec, C.E., Pneumonia; George Duncan, Montreal, C.E., Abortion; Thomas Gendron, Beauport, C.E., Hernia ; Ben. S. Wilson, Roslin, C.W. Typhoid Fever; John Adsetts, Assist. Surg. R. Artillery, Quebec, Delirium Tremens; Jas. T. Halliday, Vernonville, C.W., Circulation of Blood: Charles E. Graham, Ottawa, C.W., Acute Rheumatism.

The following gentlemen passed their examination, but are not of age. Their Degrees will be conferred next meeting of Convocation :

William Gardner, Beauharnois, C.E., Valvular Heart Disease ; Patrick Robertson, St. Andrews, C.E., Scarlet Fever ; David M. Cassidy, Montreal.

The Medical Faculty prizes consist, first, of the Holmes Gold Medal, founded by the Faculty in honour of their late Dean, and two prizes in Books, for the best Primary, and best Final Graduation Examinations.

2. The Holmes Gold Medal is awarded to the Student who, being of the Graduating Class, and having passed the Final Examinations, shall have prepared a Thesis of sufficient merit in the estimation of the Facul. ty to entitle him to compete, shall take the highest marks in a special examination for the Medal.

George Ross, M.A., Montreal, was the successful competitor for the Medal.

William Gardner, Beauharnois, C.E., gained the Prize for the best examination in the final branches, and Clinton Wayne Kelly, Kentucky, U.S., for the best examination in the Primary branches.

Professor's Prize in Clinical Medicine, John McCurdy.

Prize in Natural History, Botany-0. H.Clarke and A. A. Henderson.

PRACTICAL ANATOMY-DEMONSTRATOR'S PRIZES. Senior Class—For general excellence as practical anatomist and for punctuality of attendance, prize awarded to Mr. A. E. Spohn. Students who deserve honorable mention as good practical anatomists-Messrs. W. H. Fraser, C. W. Kelly, L. B. Powers, T. G. Roddick, and J.Quarry.

Junior Class — The prize is divided between Messrs. Octavius H. E. Clarke and Thomas J. Alloway. Both these gentlemen deserve credit for their care and painstaking in this department of their studies. Students of the first year, who deserve mention for diligence and attention, are Messrs. G. J. Bull, A. L. Wilson, F. D. Lucas, aud C. J. Hamilton. Students who have passed the examinations in Natural History :

BOTANY. Class 1st.-0. H. E. Clarke, A. A. Henderson, G. F. Bull, W. H. Howitt, F. J. Tuck, W. Cherry, and A. E. Spohn.

Class 2nd.-A. Repfret, F. A. L. McNab, T. J. Alloway, W. McFarlane, W. P. Buckle, J. Campbell, T. Wilson, J. Pridham, C. J. Renfret R. A. D. King, and J. McFie.

Class 3rd.-A. Harkness, F. Hall, T. Archer, J. A. Whyte, A. Garneau, A. Gillatly, D. D. McBain, C. Dansereau, J. H. Wye, T. de Gros-, bois, D. Fraser, J. Stinson, J. Stewart, A. L. Wilson, W. Cruise, R. Spenser, A. Tanguay, and A. V. Clement.

ZOOLOGY. Class 2nd.-T. A. Rodger.

Mr. Ross was then called forward, and received the Holmes Gold Medal, the Chancellor expressing a hope that he might prove as good a man and as devoted to science and the duties of his profession as the late Dean of Faculty, whose name the medal bore.

Dr. Ross, we may also mention, was Chapman Medallist of the year in which he graduated in the Faculty of Arts.

The Dean of Faculty then delivered the prizes to the prize-men.

The Graduates were then called up, and having made the required declaration, received formally the Degree of M.D., C.M.

Dr. Hickey then delivered the valedictory on behalf of the new Graduates.

Professor Fraser then delivered a very excellent parting address on behalf of the Faculty to the new graduates.

After the proceedings of the Law Faculty, the Convocation was addressed by the Vice-Chancellor, who alluded with gratification to the steady increase in the number of students attending the University, especially in the Arts Faculty, the largest percentage of increase being in that Faculty. In proof of the advantage of thorough preparatory studies in competing for professional eminence, he alluded to the fact, that the medallists of this year of the two professional Faculties, had both graduated in arts, taking medals in that Faculty also.

The proceedings were closed with the benediction, pronounced by the Rev. Professor Cornish, and the Convocation adjourned.

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