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Miss Augusta Stowe, of Toronto, received the degree of M. D. from the Victoria University of Coburg, Canada, on the 16th ult. In presenting her, Dr. Ogden said she was the first lady who had ever taken a medical degree in the Dominion of Canada. Although she had received her instruction in a mixed class of both sexes, there had never existed the slightest difficulty in the class owing to her presence there. Indeed she had endeared herself to the students to such an extent that on one occasion, when an attempt had been made to create some disturbance, the entire class had come forward in her defence, and championed her cause so successfully that the interference of the faculty had not been at all necessary in that behalf. - [Ex.

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