Chicago Pathological Society.
—The second annual address before this Society was delivered by W. T. Councilman, M.D., professor of pathology in Harvard Medical School, Wednesday evening, Dec. 28, 1898, on the subject of "Inflammatory Processes Illustrated in Acute Inflammation of the Cornea."
N. Y. Academy of Medicine.
—At the meeting, Dec. 15, 1898, the following officers were elected: President, William H. Thomson; vice-president, Herman Knapp; trustee, E. G. Janeway; treasurer, for the trustees, W. F. Cushman; member of committee on admissions, Reginald H. Sayre, and member of library committee, A. Caillè.
An International Congress.
—The ninth international Congress against the Abuse of Alcohol, to be held in Paris, April 4 to 6, 1899, has appointed Dr. T. D. Crothers of Hartford, Conn., foreign coresponding secretary. This Congress is presided over by Dr. Legrain, an eminent specialist, and superintendent of the Asylum of the Seine for Mental Diseases. The preliminary program