SCOTLAND

1896 The Lancet  
Floods Committee, which recommended relief culverts for the prevention of flooding from the Cutler's Mills and Boiling Wells streams, the further improvement of the river Froom, and the erection of pumping machinery for accelera-,ting the discharge of flood water from the harbour, the estimated cost for the various works being .E90,OOO. It is stated that this scheme will deal with any rainfall similar to .any that has ever occurred in Bristol, and consequently there ought not to be a recurrence
more » ... of such floods as were recorded in THE LANCET of Nov. 20th, 1895. Accident to a Medical Man. On May 16th as Dr. Moynihan and his wife, of Northover, 'Ilchester, were driving home from Yeovil, the horse bolted, and both the occupants of the trap were thrown out. Dr. Moynihan fell with great violence upon his head. He was at once taken to the Yeovil Hospital, where it was found that he was suffering from a fractured skull, and it is feared that he will not recover. His wife sustained only a slight injury. Dr. and Mrs. Moynihan have only been married .about a fortnight.
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