Dr. Tracy C. Witherspoon, St. Louis, has been elected to the chair of surgery in the Marion Sims College of Medicine.
A prize of $100 is to be offered at the next annual meeting of the New Jersey State Medical Society for the best essay on "Hydrophobia."
The first case of yellow fever which has appeared in quarantine, New York City, for some time was brought in by a Norwegian steamship from Cuba on June 29.
Drs. Charles H. Hughes, Henry H. Mudd, A. C. Bernays, W. H. Fischel, Charles Borck, F. L. Henderson and I. N. Love, all of St. Louis, Mo., will spend August in Europe.
The new buildings of the London Hospital Medical College are about completed, and will be opened by Lord Knutsford July 18. The new laboratories, wards and museums of Guy's Hospital were opened July 7.
Dr. C. M. Nicholson, St. Louis, a few