NORMAN BETHUNE, M.D., M.R.C.S., London, and F. R.C.S. , Edinburgh, practicing physician, Toronto, was born August 13th, 1822, at Moose Factory, Hudson's Bay. In 1851 he married Janet Nicolson, of Edinburgh, Scotland. His eldest son was drowned by the foundering of the State of Florida in 1884. His youngest son is in the ministry of the Presbyterian Church. Dr. Bethune was educated by his uncle, the Rev. Alexander N. Bethune, rector of Cobourg, and latterly Bishop of Toronto, in Cobourg, and at Upper Canada College. In 1842 he entered King's College, now Toronto University, and graduated in 1845. He then attended King's College Medical School, and in 1846 went to England and studied at King's College and Guy's Hospital. In 1848 he received the diploma of M. R. C. S. London, and in 1850 the degree of M.D. from Edinburgh. He then returned to Canada, and has been a teacher in Toronto School of Medicine and Victoria College, and is the sole survivor of the original members of the faculty of Trinity Medical School Dr. Bethune is a member of the Presbyterian Church and a Royal Arch Mason.