Medicine: Wales Greets Carvers

Other high spots of the London Surgical Congress were the opening session, addressed by the Prince of Wales and Marquis Curzon, and a report on nerve-grafting by Dr. Gosset, Paris specialist.

The North American delegation included Dr. William W. Keen, of Philadelphia, " dean of American surgeons "; Dr. William J. Mayo, of Rochester, Minn., and Dr. Frederick G. Banting, of Toronto, discoverer of insulin. The Prince officially welcomed the delegates and extended congratulations to Dr. Keen, the recent President of the Society, " who, despite the 86 years he carries so lightly,...

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