MEETING OF CENTRAL STATES PEDIATRIC SOCIETY
At a meeting of the Central States Pediatric Society, held in St. Louis, October 22-23, the following officers were elected: Dr. O. L. Goehle, Cleveland, president; Dr. Fred H. Moore, Des Moines, Iowa, vice-president; Dr. H. T. Price, 121 University Place, Pittsburgh, secretary-treasurer; executive committee: Dr. O. N. Torian, Indianapolis, Dr. C. G. Grulee, Chicago, and Dr. Elmer T. Timmons, Colorado Springs, Colo.
Joint Meeting of Pediatricians.—The New England Pediatric Society, the Philadelphia Pediatric Society, and the Section of Pediatrics of the New York Academy of Medicine held a joint meeting in Boston, October 16. There were papers by Dr. Bengt Hamilton on "Observations on the Acid Metabolism of Intoxicated Infants," and by Dr. George M. Guest on "The Variations in the Diastase of the Blood of Infants." There was a lecture by Dr. Elliott P. Joslin at the Deaconess Hospital on