(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 and public health.)
The Fifth Councilor District Medical Society was addressed in El Dorado, January 8, by Drs. Alton Ochsner, New Orleans, on "Carcinoma of the Lung: Early Diagnosis and Possibilities of Treatment," and William W. Scott, Chicago, on "The Urinary 17-Ketosteroids: The Rise of Our Knowledge of Their Origin and Excretion and Their Clinical Significance."
Dr. James C. Fox Jr., formerly clinical professor of neurology at Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, has been appointed assistant medical director of the Hartford Hospital.—Dr. Albert W. Snoke, Rochester, N. Y., assistant director of Strong Memorial Hospital, has been named director of the New Haven Hospital.
Dr. D. C. Y. Moore, Manchester, was guest of honor