Blair County Medical Society.
—The semi-centennial of this Society was celebrated at Altoona, Pa., January, 26.
John Ashhurst, Jr., Surgical Society.
—By request, Dr. Alfred Stengel delivered the principal address before this Society at the recent session held at Philadelphia, Pa.
New York Academy of Medicine.
—At a stated meeting of the Section on Obstetrics and Gynecology, held January 26, the following officers were elected: Brooks H. Wells, chairman; A. Ernest Gallant, secretary.
Fifth District Branch, New York State Medical Association.
—The fifteenth annual meeting of this Branch will be held in Brooklyn on May 23, 1899. J. D. Bryant, president; E. H. Squibb, secretary, P. O. box 760, Brooklyn.
W. W. Keen Surgical Society.
—This Society held its annual banquet at the Hotel Lafayette, Philadelphia, Pa., recently, and toasts were responded to by Drs. W. W. Keen, J. C. Wilson, H. A. Wilson, W. M. L. Coplin, H. A.