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The nionthly average of the University hospital tor March, 1890, are the largeston record, those of February, 1899, being the second largest. The total nuniber of patients registered during March was 178. Seventy-severt of these were "in" patients and 101 "out" patients. The average number of patients during the month was 84, the highest number 88, and the 'lowest 78. At one time or another over one hundred patients were kept waiting for beds, there being at times as many as thirty applications on hand. The average number of patients in the homeopathie hospital of the Uni versityof Michigan, for the month of March, was sixty-three, which is the largest ïiumber in the histoiy of the institution, and ten more than the legitímate capaeity of the hospital. The reeeipts for the same period amounted to $1,386.93, which was within $390 of the total yearly reeeipts four years ago. The classification of patients by occupation in the homeopathie hospital of the University of Michigan is as follows, the percentage of the entire number admitted being taken as 100: Farmers wives 25, farmers 14, farmers children 22, farm domestics 2, farm hands 4, total farm class 67; mechantes 6, paupers 2, domestics 1, children not from farms 1, students 10, unclassified 13.