Dr. Thomas C. Watson, Benton, has been appointed medical director of the Tenth District, comprising Saline, Hot Springs and Grant counties.—Dr. Harvey D. Wood, Fayetteville, was the guest of honor at a dinner, January 8, celebrating his ninetieth birthday; he was presented with a chest containing ninety silver dollars.—Dr. Asa C. Watson, England, has been appointed superintendent of the Benton division of the State Hospital, Little Rock.
Dr. Eugene F. Du Bois, professor of medicine, Cornell University Medical College, New York, will deliver the twenty-sixth course of Lane Lectures at Stanford University School of Medicine, San Francisco, April 5-9. His subject will be "Mechanism of Heat Loss and Temperature Regulation."
First Hobby Show.—
Forty-two members participated in the first hobby show of the Los Angeles County Medical Association the week of January 11. Firearms were exhibited by Drs. Howard Andrews, James R. Dean and Cyril B. Courville. The display included two concertos for piano and orchestra and a rhapsody for two pianos, composed by Dr. Lloyd Mills ; excerpts from "Mass in E Flat," a composition