For Mattoon Hospital.
—Dr. David M. McFall has donated 360 acres of Coles County land to the proposed public hospital at Mattoon.
—A Christmas gift of $1,000 from an unknown donor, to be applied on the outstanding indebtedness of $11,000, has been received by the Evanston Hospital.
Addition to Swedish Hospital.
—The new section of the Swedish Hospital, Bowmanville, erected at a cost of $30,000, will increase the capacity of the institution to the extent of 75 patients.
Chairmanship of a County Board.
—Dr. William R. Harper has accepted the position tendered him by the president of the county board and will serve as chairman of the advisory board of the Cook County Hospital.
The Parke Banquet.
—The McLean County Medical Society gave a banquet, December 15, in honor of Dr. Charles R. Parke, Bloomington, who after fifty-five years' practice is about to leave Illinois and settle in