—Many cases of diphtheria, with several deaths, have been reported from Bear Creek, Boone County.
—Dr. William O. Forbes has been appointed a member of the Federal Medical Board, Hot Springs, vice Dr. William T. Wootton, resigned.
To Organize Medical Department.
—Col. R. L. Russell, Little Rock, chief surgeon of the Arkansas National Guard, has completed arrangements for the organization of a medical corps based on that of the U. S. Army.
Medical Colleges Open.
—The second annual session of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Little Rock, was opened October 2 with an address by Dr. Joseph P. Runyan, dean of the institution. The first lecture of the course was given by Dr. Keating Bauduy on "Emotional Insanity, with Special Reference to Its Medicolegal Aspect."—The Medical Department of the University of Arkansas, Little Rock, opened for its twenty-ninth annual session, October 2. The address of welcome