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—Dr. Samuel J. Allbright, Searcy, has been appointed a member of the state board of medical examiners, to succeed the late Dr. John C. Swindle.—At a banquet given by the Central Presbyterian Church, Fayetteville, Dec. 3, 1926, in honor of Dr. Harvey D. Wood, a gold watch was presented to Dr. Wood.
—House bill 78 establishes a standard for syrup manufactured from fruit and vegetable juices, and requires the setting forth on the label the purity thereof and the component ingredients of all such syrups offered for sale or used for food, flavoring or medicine. Three bills have been introduced which have to do with the workmen's compensation law. House bill 1051 defines