(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.)
—The Arkansas County Medical Society was addressed, February 10, by Dr. Kingsley W. Cosgrove, Little Rock, on "Otalgia," and by Dr. C. W. Rasco, DeWitt, "Care of the New-Born."—Drs. Francis W. Carruthers and George F. Jackson, Little Rock, addressed the Ouachita County Medical Society, Stephens, in February, on "Fractures" and "Certain Skin Diseases," respectively.—The Pope County Medical Society was addressed, February 13, on "Medical Ethics" by Dr. Grover C. Webb, Russellville.
Lepers Sent to Carville.
—Eleven lepers from eight California counties were transferred to the federal leprosarium at Carville, La., February 21. Twice each year leprosy patients who have been discovered in California communities are transferred, in cooperation with