The graduating class of the medical school of the Ohio State University presented to the university a portrait of Dr. Elmer G. Horton, professor and head of the department of pediatrics in that institution. Dr. Horton has been head of the department of pediatrics for many years, and for seventeen years has been on the staff of the Children's Hospital, of which he is now assistant chief.
Pediatricians Honored.—The Philadelphia Pediatric Society at a special meeting, May 18, presented medals of honor to Drs. Samuel McClintock Hamill, founder of the society, and Howard Childs Carpenter, professor of pediatrics in the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Medicine. Dr. Hamill made an address on "Recent Trends in Child Health" and Dr. Carpenter, on "The Preservation of Child Health." Honorary memberships in the society were conferred on both physicians and also on Drs. Philip Van Ingen, New York,