—Dr. George S. Chalmers, Galesburg, coroner of knox County, is reported to be ill with pleurisy.—Dr. George F. Ruppert, Elgin, sustained a painful injury to the right eye while working over an automobile, July 18.
Surgical Institute Founded.
—The governor has signed the house bill providing for the establishment of a state institute where indigent children under 14 years of age may receive treatment for deformity or injury. It is to be known as the Illinois Surgical Institute and will be located on a site of 160 acres. to be donated, and will be under the management of the State Board of Administration. A second bill appropriating $60,000 for buildings for the new institute and $15,000 for furnishing and equipment was also signed by the governor.
National Guard Surgeons Meet.
—At the annual meeting of the Association of Military Surgeons of the State of Illinois, held in connection