Dr. Ross Reappointed Health Officer.—
Dr. Thomas T. Ross, state health officer, Little Rock, was reappointed for a four year term when the state board of health met in quarterly session April 19. His new term begins July 1, it is reported.
The Fifth Councilor District Medical Society was addressed in Magnolia, May 22, by Drs. William Decker Smith, Texarkana, and Stanley George Wolfe, Shreveport, La., on "The Gastroscope—Its Use in the Examination of the Stomach" and "Plasma Fractionation—Its Use in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Disease" respectively.
Dr. Parran Addresses Open Meeting.—
Dr. Thomas Parran, Surgeon General of the U. S. Public Health Service, addressed an open meeting of physicians and interested lay persons under the auspices of the Colorado State Medical Society at the Shirley-Savoy Hotel, Denver, May 24. His subject was "Pending Legislation Relative to Public Health and Hospitals for the Future." The