Dr. William H. Horton of Wendel, N. C., was recently appointed medical director of the Connecticut State Public Welfare Department, succeeding Dr. Philip W. Fenney, who has resigned to accept a government position at Staten Island, N. Y. Dr. Horton is a graduate of the Boston University School of Medicine, 1940.—Dr. John F. Fulton, professor of physiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, gave the Heath Clark Lectures at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England, on the general subject, "Aviation Medicine in Its Preventive Aspects: An Historical Survey." Dr. Fulton, the biographer of Harvey Cushing, is chairman of the National Research Council committee on safety in flight.
Laboratory Tests Pass Million Mark.—
During the year ending June 30 a milestone was passed in the history of public health laboratory service in Illinois. According to statistics provided in a recent report of the