(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.)
—Dr. Arthur W. Ralls, Gadsden, addressed the Madison County Medical Society, February 10, on "Diagnosis and Treatment of Peptic Ulcer." Dr. James B. Laughlin, Huntsville, addressed the society, March 10, on "Pyelitis in Children."—A county health unit was recently organized in Butler County.—Dr. James L. L. Bibb, Chattanooga, Tenn., addressed the Jackson County Medical Society, January 5, at Scottsburg, on "Pneumonia and Its Treatment."
Gift for New Medical School at Stanford.
—An annonymous donor has given $2,500,000 to Stanford University, it is reported, for the construction of a new medical building in San Francisco to replace the present structure. The gift was contingent, it is said, on the university's raising $1,250,000 as an endowment.