(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.)
—Dr. Heman H. Brown was elected president of the Michigan Society of Chicago at its annual meeting, October 27.
Hospital Contract Let.
—A contract to build a new wing to the Contagious Disease Hospital was awarded, October 27, for $374,900.
Billings Tells of Russian Experiences.
—A testimonial banquet was given by the Physicians' Club of Chicago, in honor of Dr. Frank Billings, at the Auditorium Hotel, November 1. Dr. Augustus O'Neill acted as toastmaster. A silver loving cup was presented to Dr. Billings on behalf of the Physicians' Club.
County Hospital Branch.
—Circulars advising voters to vote for the proposition to spend a million dollars for the erection of a Branch County Hospital at Ninety-Fifth and