the Fenian Raid in 1866. After that
he took a course and was graduated at
the School of Gunnery. He is a keen
sportsman and has always been fond
of athletic pursuits. Dr. Powell began
practice at Edgar, Simcoe County,
where he remained eleven years. In
1886 he removed to Toronto, where he
has acquired an excellent practice. He
is a frequent contributor to medical
journals, and has read many papers
before medical societies. Dr. Powell
conies of good old Methodist stock and
is an active worker and church member.
He is a thoroughly pronounced tem-
perance reformer, one of the founders and the second president of the Medical Student's Temperance League, an organizaticjn to which about half of the medical students in Toronto now belong. He was for three years treasurer of the Ontario Medical Association, and for one year its vice-president. Among the many professional and responsible positions held by Dr.Powell,the followin g may be named :—Lecturer on the Practice of Surgery in the Women's Medical College, Toronto ; Second Demonstrator of Anatomy and Lecturer on Surgical Appliances in Trinity Medical College, Coroner of the city of Toronto, curator of the Ontario Medical Library, first vice-president of the Toronto Medical Society, Surgeon to the Massey Manufacturing Company, Medical Examiner of the Confederation Life Association, remember of the Toronto Amateur Photographic Association.