—The Medical Society of the Sixteenth Congressional District was organized at Dermott recently: president, Dr. W. A. Brown and secretary, Dr. Smith, both of Monticello.—Howard County Medical Society at Nashville: president, Dr. T. F. Alfor, Murfreesboro; secretary-treasurer, Dr. E. C. Dilbert, Nashville.
New Dean for Medical Department.
—Dr. Morgan Smith, Little Rock, secretary of the State Board of Health and last year president of the Arkansas Medical Society, was elected dean of the Medical Department of the University of Arkansas, June 2(1, vice Dr. J. H. Lenow who has been at the head of the medical school since its beginning in 1879.
—Dr. Oliver D. Hamlin, Oakland, fracture I his knee in a runaway accident in Chicago, June 16.—Dr. Marion Thrasher, San Francisco, who has been seriously ill with ptomain poisoning, is reported to be convalescing.—Dr. George H. Kress, Los Angeles, has sailed for