Mississippi Valley Medical Society.
—The Twelfth Annual Meeting of the Mississippi Valley Medical Society will be held at the Municipal Auditorium, Burlington, Iowa, October 1, 2 and 3. Clinical teachers from leading medical schools will conduct the postgraduate assembly. The program is planned to appeal to general practitioners. There will be technical and scientific exhibits, a round table luncheon and a banquet preceded by a social hour. Dr. Edward L. Bortz, President of the American Medical Association, will be the principal banquet speaker together with the presidents of the Illinois, Iowa and Missouri state medical societies. For the first time in the history of the organization, a registration fee will not be charged. All ethical physicians are cordially invited to attend. A detailed program may be obtained from the secretary, Dr. Harold Swanberg, 209-224 W. C. U. Bldg., Quincy, Ill.
Mississippi Valley Medical Society Essay Contest.