Home for Nurses Donated.
—James A. Patten has donated $40,000 for the erection of a home for nurses of the Evanston Hospital. The structure will be connected with the main hospital building and will provide accommodation for 40 employés, including nurses and internes.
—The omnibus appropriation bill which passed the house early this week gives the State Board of Health $46,000 for the free distribution of antidiphtheric serum throughout the state. The last general assembly appropriated $30,000 for this purpose.—The State Board of Health has already been allowed $4,000 for the free treatment of poor persons said to have been bitten by rabid animals or otherwise in danger from infection from hydrophobia.—The appropriations for the State Board of Health have been materially increased.
—Dr. George S. Duntley, Bushnell, has succeeded Dr. William E. Haines, resigned, as local physician for the