(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.)
Library Given to Hospital.
—Dr. Edmund W. Weis, Ottawa, who was recently appointed head of the hygienic institute, LaSalle, has donated his entire medical library to the Ryburn Memorial Hospital, Ottawa.
Officers Returned from France.
—Lieut.-Col. Frederick A. Besley, M. C., U. S. Army, has returned to Chicago, and will go for a short vacation to California.—Lieut.-Col. Milton Mandel, M. C., U. S. Army, who went abroad as chief of the medical staff of Base Hospital No. 12, has returned to Chicago.
Proposed Change in Health Law.
—The state department of public health is seeking the passage of an act providing for the appointment of a full-time health officer in each of the 102 counties of the state.