(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 Chicot County Medical Society was addressed at its meeting in October by Dr. Andrew G. Payne, Greenville, Miss., on "Intestinal Obstruction: Its Early Diagnosis and Treatment."—Speakers before the Ouachita County Medical Society in Camden, November 3, were Drs. Robert T. Lucas, Shreveport, on "Diarrheas in Children, Associated with Respiratory Infections"; Clarence B. Erickson, Shreveport, common skin diseases, and Allie C. Kolb, Hope, abnormal personalities.
—Dr. Lewis J. Pollock, professor of neurology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, held a clinical demonstration at the University of California Medical School, November 2.—Dr. John MacKenzie Brown, Los Angeles, has been appointed professor and chief of the department of laryngology, rhinology and otology in the University of