(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.)
—Mrs. Esther Eichenberg, a midwife of Chicago, is said to have been fined $50 and costs, September 20, for practicing medicine without a license.
Smallpox at Roodhouse.
—It is reported that sixty-five cases of smallpox have been discovered at Roodhouse, and that state health officials are enforcing strict quarantine and vaccination.
Second Home Nursing Class Begins.
—The second class in training women in the practical art of home nursing, under the auspices of the department of health of Chicago, started, October 5, at 1358 West Fulton Street, with an enrolment of more than 800.
Traveling Health Clinic.
—The Cook County traveling health clinic of the Chicago Tuberculosis Institute, during the last four months, has visited thirty-six