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TABLE Numbers 6.--Showing the causes of rejection of recruits found unfit for service at the headquarters of each of the recruiting districts in Great Britain in the ten years from April 1, 1842, to March 31, 1862-Continued.

Dublin Newry Total Total

English Scotch

districts districts

Total examined 19,104 9,347 96,660 28,079

Weak intellect 52 13 67 25

Unsound health, 680 225 2,447 1,136

marks of

treatment

Muscular tenuity, 840 208 2,534 893

want of physical

power

Affections of 340 68 2,143 497

the eyes

Loss or decay of 190 13 1,740 245

teeth

Deformity of the 129 148 1,572 409

spine

Want of due 319 183 2,600 857

capacity, or

malformation of

chest

Defensive 295 91 1,460 471

condition of the

superior

extremities

Hernia 73 72 1,370 287

Tendency to 397 51 1,711 566

rupture from

laxity of the

groins

Varicose state of 339 79 2,840 639

veins of the

spermatic cord

Disease of injury 68 47 551 292

of the testicles

Waricose state 1,032 257 3,662 1,720

of veins of the

lower extremities

Defective 742 282 3,662 1,341

condition of the

inferior

extremities.

Cicatrices, 621 138 1,730 998

ulcers, wounds,

and chronic

diseases of the

skin.

Tendency to 49 30 434 131

consumption

Diseases of the 140 55 444 188

heard

Impaired hearing 19 6 326 38

or deadness

Impediment of 27 18 188 44

speech

Syphilis 140 29 683 301

Marks of corporal 22 5 271 27

punishment

Marked with the 30 7 182 35

letter D

All other causes 264 130 1,264 127

Total rejected 6,808 2,155 33,365 11,267

Total General Ratio

Irish total rejected

districts per

1,000

examined

Total examined 46,537 171,276 ......

Weak intellect 85 177 1.0

Unsound health, marks of 1,050 4,633 27.1

treatment

Muscular tenuity, want of 1,556 4,983 29.1

physical power

Affections of the eyes 585 3,225 18.8

Loss or decay of teeth 313 2,298 13.4

Deformity of the spine 432 2,413 14.1

Want of due capacity, or 653 4,110 24.0

malformation of chest

Defensive condition of the 539 2,470 14.4

superior extremities

Hernia 303 1,960 11.4

Tendency to rupture from 653 2,930 17.2

laxity of the groins

Varicose state of veins of 486 3,965 23.2

the spermatic cord

Disease of injury of the 199 1,002 5.9

testicles

Waricose state of veins 1,769 6,675 39.0

of the lower extremities

Defective condition of the 1,490 6,493 37.9

inferior extremities.

Cicatrices, ulcers, 1,227 3,955 23.2

wounds, and chronic

diseases of the skin.

Tendency to consumption 89 654 3.8

Diseases of the heard 301 933 5.5

Impaired hearing or 33 397 2.3

deadness

Impediment of speech 67 299 1.7

Syphilis 231 1,215 7.1

Marks of corporal 42 340 2.0

punishment

Marked with the letter D 42 259 1.5

All other causes 604 1,995 11.6

Total rejected 12,749 57,381 335.0

TABLE Numbers 7.--Showing the number of young men exempted from military service on account of physical unfitness in France in each year from 1831 to 1843, inclusive, and specifying the various causes of exemption. a.

(Compiled from the Competes rends au Roi sur le Recrutement de l"Armee.)

1831 1832 1834 1834

Total examined, 155,606 151,343 157,319 157,306

exclusive of

"rejected for want

of height."

Loss of fingers 752 1,243 743 672

Loss of teeth 1,304 736 1,392 1,377

Deaf and dumb 803 1,530 725 506

Loss of members or 1,605 1,231 1,580 1,505

organs other than

those which are in

the three

preceding columns

Goiters 1,125 912 1,298 1,496

Lameness 949 7,630 1,049 985

Deformities other 8,007 617 8,494 9,179

than those in the

two preceding

columns

Diseases of the 782 891 667 541

bones

Myopia 948 1,714 920 783

Diseases of the 1,726 1,839 1,857

eyes other than

myopia

Itch 11 10 10 10

Surf 749 800 794 788

Leprosy 57 19 29 54

Diseases of the 937 983 895 1,073

skin other than

those inthe three

preceding columns

Scrofulous vices 1,730 1,539 1,272 1,671

1835 1835 1837 1838

Total examined, 159,325 164,474 164,747 161,363

exclusive of

"rejected for want

of height."

Loss of fingers 767 760 803 810

Loss of teeth 1,378 1,472 1,599 1,381

Deaf and dumb 506 540 542 562

Loss of members or 1,505 1,842 1,674 1,486

organs other than

those which are in

the three

preceding columns

Goiters 1,496 1,552 1,351 1,361

Lameness 985 927 974 772

Deformities other 9,179 10,053 9,699 9,885

than those in the

two preceding

columns

Diseases of the 541 746 643 684

bones

Myopia 783 768 679 670

Diseases of the 1,857 1,811 1,716 1,664

eyes other than

myopia

Itch 10 8 11 13

Surf 788 771 777 740

Leprosy 54 12 16 19

Diseases of the 1,073 1,424 1,304 1.231

skin other than

those inthe three

preceding columns

Scrofulous vices 1,671 1,778 1,552 1,788

aTaken from report of the commissioners appointed to inquire into the sanitary condition of the British Army, &c. Published, London, 1858.