New Orleans Arrangement Committee Finds a Balance.
The Committee on Arrangements met at New Orleans, May 14, and found that after paying all bills there would be a balance on hand of $1,700. This saving resulted from there being less expense than had been planned for some receptions, and from an increase in the receipts from the exhibits over that which had been counted on. Of this balance, $750 was unanimously voted to the Confederate Reunion Committee, with which to entertain the veteran surgeons of the Army and Navy at their convention. In view of the courtesies extended by the Young Men's Christian Association, the Touro Synagogue and the Carondelet M. E. Church, and in appreciation of the use of their meeting halls, $25 was voted to each. The remainder of the surplus it was voted to contribute to the fund being raised for the establishment of a branch of