(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.)
New State Hospital.
—The Arkansas legislature recently passed a bill providing for the sale of certain lands, by which a sum estimated at $150,000 will be provided to erect a new state hospital in Little Rock. This is to be the teaching hospital of the University of Arkansas Medical Department and under the control of the board of trustees of the university.
District Society Election.
—At the semiannual meeting of the Tenth Councilor District Medical Society held in Fort Smith, March 20, Dr. Samuel D. Kirkland, Van Buren, was elected president; Dr. John M. Taylor, Fort Smith, vice president, and Dr. Arthur F. Hoge, Fort Smith, secretary. Fort Smith was also selected as the place for the September