The North Philadelphia Medical Society was organized April 2, Dr. William G. Howell was elected President, and Dr. J. B. Brackbank Secretary.
The Chicago Medical Society.
—The Publication Committee, on behalf of the Chicago Medical Recorder, will give two prizes of $100 each for the best papers submitted before the Chicago Medical Society during the year 1894—5. The editor, Dr. Church, must be notified of each paper entering the contest at the time it is read before the Society. It is intended to increase the amount and number of these prizes as the profits from the Recorder may justify, and all members of the Society are urged to continue their cordial support of the journal and, other things being equal, to give our advertisers the preference when prescribing. It is also suggested that whenever a worthy article for physicians' use is presented by agents, the advice be given to advertise