—A new Catholic hospital has been established at Fort Smith.
—The twenty-seventh annual session of the Medical Department of the Arkansas University, Little Rock, began October 16, the opening address being delivered by Dr. Edwin Bentley, dean of the faculty.
Fined for Prescribing Baths.
—Dr. Thomas B. Rider, Hot Springs, was arrested October 3 by a deputy United States marshal on the charge of prescribing hot water baths for patients, he being an unregistered physician. On his trial October 4 he was fined $50 and costs.
—Dr. John Hern, interne at the City Hospital, Little Rock, has resigned and gone to Tucson, Ariz., for his health. —Dr. Milton Vaughan has resigned as contract surgeon United States Army and will resume practice in Little Rock. —Dr. George W. Hudspeth, Little Rock, was operated on for kidney disease October 6 at St. Vincent Infirmary. He is