(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 Shelby County Medical Society, held in Shelbyville, April 10, Dr. Edgar D. Kerr, Westervelt, was elected president; Dr. William G. Turney, Cowden, vice president, and Dr. Roy W. Johnson, Shelbyville, secretary-treasurer.
—Dr. Albert N. Mueller, health commissioner of Rock Island from 1909 to 1911, and in 1914 and 1915, has been reappointed health commissioner. — Dr. Herbert Wheeler, for nearly forty years a practitioner of Grant Park, has disposed of his practice and retired from business.— Dr. Frank G. Andreen has been elected president of the board of trustees of the village of Orion.—Dr. George F. Johnson has been elected mayor of East Moline.
Fort Sheridan Now Military Hospital.