(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 board of trustees of the Arkansas Tuberculosis Sanatorium, Booneville, have recommended to the legislature, an appropriation of $100,000 for the next biennium. Of this sum $85,000 is desired for maintenance and $10,000 for the much-needed cold storage and power plant.—The board also recommends an appropriation of $50,000 by the legislature for the erection and maintenance of a sanatorium for negroes to be established near the center of negro population, either south or east of Little Rock. Of the desired appropriation, $30,000 is for the erection of the buildings and $20,000 for maintenance during the next two years.
Medical Library Association Organized.
—On February 4, physicians of San Diego met and organized the Medical Library