American Academy of Railway Surgeons.
—The following officers were elected for the ensuing year: President, W. W. Grant, Denver; first vice-president, T. F. Pritchard, Manitowoc, Wis.; second vice-president, J. P. Lord, Omaha; secretary, T. B. Lacey, Council Bluffs, Iowa; treasurer, C. B. Kibler, Corry, Pa.; editor, Fred J. Hodges, Ashland, Wis. Place for holding the next meeting, Omaha, October, 1899. Committee of arrangements: J. P. Lord, chairman; T. B. Lacey and Fred J. Hodges.
Western Surgical and Gynecological Association.
—The eighth annual meeting of this Association will be held at Omaha, Dec. 28 and 29, 1898. The local Committee of Arrangements at Omaha is actively preparing for the entertainment and comfort of those who attend. Surgeons and gynecologists, and those interested in the progress of these specialties, are cordially invited to affiliate themselves with us. The secretary will be glad to send application blanks. Titles of papers should be sent