Muskingum County Medical Society.
—At the January meeting of this Society, Zanesville, Ohio, J. G. F. Holston discussed hypnotism.
El Paso Medical Society.
—The election of officers of this Society, at Colorado Springs, Colo., recently, resulted as follows: President, W. F. Martin; vice-president, Gerald Webb; secretary treasurer, Dr. Reddie.
Medical Research Club.
—At the meeting, January 25, at the Cincinnati Medical College, Dr. Alfred Friedlander read a paper on "Rarer Tumors of the Kidney, Microscopic Specimens," and Dr. Henry Bettman one on "Some Gross Stomach Specimens."
Cuyahoga County Medical Society.
—At the recent meeting in Cleveland, Ohio, this Society chose the following officers for 1899: President, Howard S. Straight; vice-presidents, Charles F. Hoover and B. O. Coats; secretary, R. J. Wenner; treasurer, F. C. Taylor.
Washington Microscopical Society.
—The January meeting of the Society was held January 10. Dr. Bartsch read a paper entitled "Slime Molds of the District of