Physician's Estate Sued.
—Dr. Jeremiah H. Stealy, Freeport, has sued the estate of the late Dr. W. S. Caldwell for $18,000 alleged to be due him for extra services performed while Dr. Caldwell was taking a trip around the world.
Sanitary Inspection of Cities.
—The State Board of Health announces that instead of seventy-five cities inspected, as reported in The Journal of last week, one hundred cities have been covered by the sanitary inspectors of the board.
Smallpox Called "Itch."
—Because of an epidemic of mild smallpox, which is called "itch," the Cottonwood school, Champaign County, has been closed.—The quarantine established by Shawneetown against Ridgway has been lifted, by order of the State Board of Health.
—Dr. Guy G. Dowdall, Clinton, has been appointed division surgeon for the Illinois Central Railroad, vice Dr. John M. Wilcox, resigned.—Dr. Henry Richings, Rockford, on March 4, will celebrate the fortieth anniversary