(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for this department items of news of more or less general interest; such as relate to society activities, new hospitals, education, public health, etc.)
—At the annual meeting of the Jefferson County Medical Society, December 16, the following officers were elected: president, Dr. Claude G. Hoffman; vice presidents, Drs. Alphons R. Bizot and W. Barnett Owen; secretary, Dr. David Y. Keith, and treasurer, Dr. Henry B. Scott, all of Louisville.
Johns Hopkins Unit Given Sailing Orders.
—According to a cablegram dated from Paris, the Johns Hopkins Hospital Unit has received its sailing orders. This unit went abroad a year and a half ago. It was one of the first hospital units to go to France after this country entered the war. It is expected that the unit will be home about the middle of January.
Influenza May Cause Hospital