City Gives to Hospitals.
—The city council of Joliet has appropriated $1,000 each to St. Joseph's and Silver Cross hospitals.
Novel Way to Help Hospital.
—J. W. Boice advertises that half of the proceeds of the auction sale of his farm implements and effects will be donated to the Rockford City Hospital. The sale was announced for March 21.
In Favor of Defendant.
—In the case of George Barnes who claimed that he had been permanently injured by treatment at the hands of Dr. William M. Roberts, Norris, and wanted damages, the jury found for the defendant.
Silver Jubilee of Hospital.
—On March 22, St. Joseph's Hospital, Bloomington, celebrated the completion of its first quarter century of work. Since its foundation the hospital has cared for 5,017 patients, 1,672 of which were charity cases.
—Dr. Henry Hatch, Quincy, has been forced by ill health to give up his