(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 Ouachita County Medical Society and druggists held a joint meeting at Camden, August 2. Following a barbecue, the members voted to favor a basic science law and copies of the vote were sent to the county legislators.— The St. Francis County Medical Society was addressed, August 7, by Dr. Francis Walter Carruthers, Little Rock, on diagnosis and treatment of osteomyelitis.
Effect on Cells of Sound Waves.
— Members of the chemistry staff of the University of California have devised instruments and methods for measuring the effect of sound waves in high frequency phases on some protozoa. They have demonstrated, it appears, that sound waves emanating from a crystal vibrating at the rate of 750,000