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—Officers elected at the midsummer meeting of the Arkansas Valley Medical Association in Salida, August 12, are Drs. Raynor E. Holmes, Canon City, president; C. Rex Fuller, Salida, vice president, and Kon Wyatt, Canon City, secretary. Guest speakers included Drs. Charles E. Eimer, St. Louis, and George W. Hawley, Bridgeport, Conn.; their subjects were acute otitis media and common signs of common injuries, respectively. Papers were presented by Drs. John D. Geissinger, Pueblo, asphyxia neonatorum, and J. Sims Norman, Pueblo, compression fractures of the spine. A paper on paroxysmal tachycardia by Dr. Leo W. Bortree, Colorado Springs, who was unable to attend, was read by Dr. Tom R. Knowles. Drs. Harold T. Low and Lester L.