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December 8, 1956


JAMA. 1956;162(15):1402-1406. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02970320050015


Narcotic Violation.—  Dr. Spriggs B. Banks, of Forrest City, pleaded guilty in Federal Court, Helena, Sept. 10, 1956, to a violation of the federal narcotic law. On Sept. 24, he was sentenced to a term of two years in custody of the U. S. attorney general and to three-years' probation on completion of the two-year sentence.

Meeting on Surgery.—  The Arkansas chapter of the American College of Surgeons and the University of Arkansas Medical Center will hold a question-and-answer panel on surgery and surgical specialties, Dec. 9, at the medical center in Little Rock. Panels will be presented on general surgery, traumatic surgery, urology, and gynecology and obstetrics. Registration fee is $5; registrants will be guests at luncheon, 12:45 p. m., in the medical center cafeteria.


Dr. Katz to Address Cardiac Conference.—  Dr. Louis N. Katz, chief, cardiovascular research, Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, will address the Cardiac Surgical