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The State Medical Society

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The State Medical Society met in tenth annual session at the Opera House in this city on Wedueuday, at 10 o'clock A. M. The meeting wus cnlled to order by Dr. Wm. Brodie, of Detroit, President of the Society, when prayer was oiïered ly (he Rov. Wyllys Hall, of thiu city, which was followed by a brief address of welcomo by Mayor Kinue, in which a high tribute was paid to the medical profession. The Executive Committee then reported, through its chairman, Dr. Dunster, au " order of business" which was adopted. Dr. Dunster also extended to the society an invitation to vixit the Uuiversity, and also the iuvitation of the pliysician8 of this city to a receptiou - given last evening in the hospital pavilious. As soon as business was entered upon, Dr. Foster Pratt, ot Kalainazoo, moved the election of a committee of. uine, and that all resolutious, memorial, etc., touching the Medical Department of the University be referred to said committee without readiug or debate. The motion was agreed to and the committee conxtituted as follows: Foster Pratt, Kalamazoo; J. H. Jerome, Saginaw City ; S. S. Cutter, Coldwater ; (i. K. Johnson, Grand Eapids'; Geo. Chittock, Jackson; Jas. A. Brown, Detroit ; I. S. Hamilton, Tecumseh ; H. B. Baker, Lansing; and J. Andrews, Paw Paw. A coinmumcation trom Dr. .Talmer, ot this city, absent in Maine ; from Dr. J. H. Beech, of Coidwater; and resolutions from the Kalamazoo and Jackson Couuty Medie! Aasociations were imuiediately referred to the committee. The committee on membership reported a list of applicants with reoommendation that tliey be admitted. The list included several graduates of the University, class of '76, to whose admiasion objectiou was made by Dr. E. Smith, of the Detroit Medical College, and a sharp discussiou reaulted in the refereace of their cases to the commtttea of nine. In. the afternoon routine business was transacted, and papers read by Dr. Southworth, of Monroe, on " Puerpural Fever," and by Dr. Frothingham, of this city, on " Sympathetic Opthalmology." President Brodie delivered the annual address in the evening. It was an able paper and well received. as our paper ueuessarny goes lo press at o p. M. Thursday, we are unable to give the second day's proceedings. Several papera were read and discussad, and the officers for the eiisuing year were eleoted in the afternoon. Dr Sagor, of this city, waa unanímously made President, - a compliment to a worthy member ot the profession.