Special Correspondence

1876 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
April 8, 1876.] THE BRITISR MEDICAL _OURNAL. 455 Ernest Hart, the Rev. Dr. Egan, Dr. Glover, Mr. Alford, D)r. Symes Tlhompsoni, Dr. Rlhys \Williams, anid many clergymen. The points discussed were not in connectioniwitlh the total abstinence or teetotal branch of the temperance quiestion ; but the ai(l of the medical profession was asked to putt forth clearly the real nature of alcoholic drink, its uses, the treatmenit of those subject to a craving for it, and such like points, in order to
more » ... , in order to assist the clergy to deal practically with overdrinking and drunkenness. The issues raised in the course of an interesting meeting were: the legal restraint of habitual drunkards ; the
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