—During the last week the epidemic appears to have increased more rapidly than before, and is now prevailing not only in the south part of France, but in many parts of Italy and Spain. Its progress northward, however, is slow.
The American Public Health Association holds its next annual meeting in St. Louis, Mo., commencing October 14, and continuing to the 17th, 1884.
The American Pharmaceutical Association has just closed a well attended and interesting annual meeting in Milwaukee, Wis. The following officers were elected for the ensuing year: President, Henry Conning, of Boston; Vice-Presidents, Lucius Lybrand, Nobleville, Ind.; J. B. Bond, Little Rock, Ark.; Charles A. Heinitsch, Lancaster, Pa.; Secretary, J. W. Colcord, Lynn, Mass.; Treasurer, J. D. Wells, of Cincinnati, Ohio.