Two trained nurses from this city have been engaged for the Maine, the hospital ship to sail from England, at an early date, for South Africa.
The beneficiaries of the Charity Ball are: the University and Jefferson hospitals, Southeastern Dispensary Hospital for Women and Children, and the Women's Directory.
The total valuation of the estate of the late Dr. Pepper has been apprised at $670,886.63. A life insurance policy of $50,000 is included in the above sum.
Dr. Alfred E. Taylor was recently tendered a banquet at the University Club, in honor of his appointment to a chair in the faculty of the University of California, as noted in our news columns.
The Loan Bill which guarantees a system of filtration to this city, received a cordial indorsement at the polls on Tuesday last. The question now comes up whether this money will be spent as is hoped for.