—At the twenty-fourth annual commencement of the medical department of Arkansas University, Little Rock, a class of 12 had degrees conferred on them by Governor Jeff Davis. Hon. W. M. Kavanaugh delivered the address to the class.
The New Arkansas Law.
—The law regulating the practice of medicine and surgery became effective May 18, and in accord with its provisions the governor has appointed regular, homeopathic and osteopathic boards of examiners. Those from the regular school are as follows: Dr. Charles R. Shinault, Helena, first district; Dr. Oscar E. Jones, Newport, second district; Dr. George V. Poyner, Green Forest, third district; Dr. M. L. Norwood, Lockesburg, fourth district; Dr. Joseph P. Runyan, Little Rock, fifth district; Dr. William Crutcher, Pine Bluff, sixth district, and Dr. Adam Guthrie, Prescott, seventh district. At the first meeting of the board, May 25, Dr. Shinault was elected president, Dr. Runyan secretary,