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Winston Gov. C. B. Ayeock

Asheville State Society

Northampton State Society

Rocky Mount i State Society

Richlands ' State Society

Winston Gov. C. B. Ayeock

Waynesville 1 Gov. R. B. Glenn .

Winston j Gov. R. B. Glenn.

Wilmington ' State Society

Statesville j State Society

Raleigh _ - .

Charlotte..
Washington



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1913
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Asheville State Society.

Monroe State Board of Health.

Winston-Salem Gov. W. W. Kitchin.

Waynesville Gov. W. W. Kitchin...

Winston-Salem I Gov. W. W. Kitchin...

Statesville :' State Society

Greenville I State Society

Raleigh .1 Gov. Locke Craig

Wilmington j Gov. Locke Craig

Lenoir : State Society

Jacksonville [ State Society

Henderson I State Board of Health.

Winston-Salem Gov. Locke Craig



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*Died leaving unexpired term. fResigned to become member of General ,\ssemblj-.



HISTORICAL AND STATISTICAL.



STATUS OF SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP BY COUNTIES FOR YEARS 1906-1915.



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Anson 3; 1

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Avery 6

Beaufort 1015il511

Bertie 3 4! 4i 4

Bladen 4 4 3

Brunswick .4 4..

Buncombe 37 47 48

Burke ; 8 10 9

Cabarrus 13 13 17

Caldwell 81012

Camden c

Carteret..-. 9 9;10i 71 7

Caswell 3 3 3 2 1

Catawba 810 9!l212

Chatham 6 1

Cherokee

Chowan-Perquimans

Clayd

Cleveland 12 1414 13 13 14 15 15 1613

Columbus 8 9 8 8 8 10 12 12 14 9

Craven 8 10 14 14 14^12 14

Cumberland-Hoke 8 12 12 17 20 20 22

Currituck 6 6; 3 3; 6' 4 4

Dare e

Davidson

Davie...

Duplin

Durham-Orange

Edgecombe

Forsyth

Franklin

Gaston

Gates

Graham

Granville 7 811J1212

Greene 4 5 5 6

Guilford 39 54 6264 65 56 58

Halifax 9 10 10 7 6 2 2

Harnett 13 16 18 19 15 14 17

Haywood 7 1011 15 13 10 11

Henderson-Polk 10 11 15 14 14 17 17

Hertford 8: Sj 9i 8| 6

Hyde | sj 8 6

Iredell-Alexander 19 181818 17

Jackson 5 2 2

Johnston... 9 llil5|13 15

Jones



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Lenoir

Lincoln

Macon-Clay

Madison

Martin

McDowell

Mecklenburg

Mitchell-Avery

Montgomery

Moore

Nash

New Hanover

Northampton

Onslow.

Orange

Pamlico

Pasquotank-Camden-Dare.

Pender

Perquimans/

Person

Pitt

Polk 3

Randolph

Richmond

Robeson

Rockingham

Rowan

Rutherford

Sampson

Scotland

Stanly

Stokes

Surry

Swain

Transylvania

Tyrrell h

Union

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Warren

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a See Iredell; 6 see Mitchell; c see Pasquotank; d see Macon; e see Pasquotank; /see Chowan; g see
Henderson; h see Washington.



NORTH CAROLINA MEDICAL SOCIETY.



HONORARY FELLOWS, MEDICAL SOCIETY OF THE STATE OF
NORTH CAROLINA.

AiKlersou, T. E Statesville

*Archey, L. M Concord

Asbiiry. F. E Worthville

Attmore, G. S Stonewall

Bahnson, H. T Winston-Salem

Baker. J. M Tarboro

Battle, K. P., ,Tr Raleigh

Beall, W. P Greensboro

Bellamy. W. J. H Wilmington

Bnllnck, D. W Wilmington

Clark. G. L Clarkton

Denny, W. L Pink Hill

Dillard, Richard Edenton

*Duffy, Charles New Bern

*Duffy, Francis New Bern

Faison. I. W ' Charlotte

Faison. W. W Goldsboro

Fletcher. M. H Asheville

Fox. M. F (4uilford College

Freeman. R. A Bnrlington

Galloway, W. C _ Wilmington

Hall. Wright Wilmington

Hargrove, R. H Robersonville

Harris, I. A Buncombe

*Haywood, F. .T Raleigh

Hill. L. H Germanton

Hunter, L. W Sardis

Irwin. J. R ■ Charlotte

Johnson, N. M Durham

Knox, A. W Raleigh

Lewis. R. H Raleigh

Long. G. W Graham

Long. J. W Greensboro

Love. W. .T Wilmington

McDonald. A. I ) Wilmington

McMillan. L D Edenton

McMillan. W. D Wilmington

McNeill. J. W Fayetteville

Meisenheimer. C. A Cliarlotte

Meisenheimer, T. T Morven

Moore. C. E Wilson

Nicholson. J. L , " Richlands

Noble, R. J - — Selma

♦Deceased.



HISTORICAL AND STATISTICAL. XV

Nobles, J. E . Greenville

Perry, M. P Macon

Pharr, T. F .Concord

Picot, L. J Raleigh

Prince, D. M Laurinburg

Royster, W. I Raleigh

Schonwald. J. L Wilmington

Shaffner. T. F Winston-Salem

Sikes, G. T Grissom

Smith, R. A Goldsboro

Speight, R. H Whitakers

Taylor, I. M Morganton

Thomas. G. G Wilmington

Trantham, H. L Salisbury

TuU, Heni-y Kiuston

VanPoole, C. M Salisbury

Ward, W. H _' Plymouth

Weaver H. B Asheville

Whitaker R. A. ' iKinston

Whitehead, John Salisbury

Whitehead. J. W Salisbury

Whittington. W. P Asheville

Williams, J. H Asheville

Wilson, A. R. Greensboro

*Young. R. S Concord

The following members have been proposed for honorary fellowship. Their
records will be investigated as early as practicable, and these and other mem-
bers who are found to be eligible will be placed on the list of honorary fel-
lows next year : N. P. Boddie, D, G. Caldwell. J. A. Griffin. B. L. Long, E. N.
Summerell.

HONORARY MEMBERS, MEDICAL SOCIETY OF THE STATE OF
NORTH CAROLINA.

L. McL. Tiffany Baltimore. Md.

W. W. Keen Philadelphia, Pa.

J. Allison Hodges Richmond. Ya.

R. L. Payne ..Norfolk. Va.

J. N. McCormack Bowling Green, Ky.

*.T. C. Walton Richmond, Va.

R. L. Payne. Jr Norfolk. Ya.

J. L. Ludlow, C.E Winston-Salem

Paul Y. Anderson Richmond. Ya.

♦Deceased.



NOETH CAROLINA MEDICAL SOCIETY.



OFFICERS FOR 1914-1915.

President— Dr. L. B. McBrayer Sanatorium

Fii'st Vice President— Dr. J. J. Phillips Tarboro

Second Vice President — Dr. C. W. Moseley Greensboro

Third Vice President — Dr. S. M. Crowell Charlotte

Secretary — Dr. John A. Ferrell New York City

Treasurer — Dr. H. D. Walker Elizabeth City

Leader in Debate — Dr. L. B. Evans Clarkton

Orator — Dr. J. M. Northington Boardmau

Essayist — Dr. Mary E. Lapham Highlands

COUNCILORS, 1913-1916.

Chairman — Dr. M. L. Stevens Asheville

Secretary — Dr. K. P. B. Bonner Morehead City

First District — Dr. J. L. Spruill Columbia

Second District — -Dr. K. P. B. Bonner Morehead City

Third District — Dr. L. B. Evans Clarkton

Fourth District — Dr. M. M. Saliba Wilson

Fifth District — Dr. Peter .John Laurinburg

Sixth District — Dr. R. L. Felts Durham

Seventh District — Dr. A. J. Crowell Charlotte

Eighth District — Dr. W. M. Jones Greensboro

Ninth District — Dr. D. J. Hill Lexington

Tenth District — De. M. L. Stevens Asheville

For the names of delegates and membership of committees, see pages .381
and 384, in the minutes of the House of Delegates.

OFFICERS FOR 1915-1916.

President — Dr. M. H. Fletcher Asheville

First Vice President — Dr. J. L. Nicholson Richlands

Second Vice President — Dr. L. N. Glenn Gastonia

Third Vice President — Dr. M. H. Hardison Creswell

Secretary — Dr. B. K. Hays Oxford

Treasurer — Dr. W. M. Jones Green.sboro



HISTORICAL AND STATISTICAL. XVU



CHAIRMEN OF SECTIONS.

Practice of Medicine:

Chairman, Dr. Paul H. Ringee, Asbeville.

Surgery:

Chairman, De. JoH]>f Wesley Long, Greensboro.

Anatomy:

Chairman, Dr. C. O. Abeenethy, Raleigh.

Pathology and Bacteriology:

Chairman, De. William Allan, Charlotte.

Physiology and Chemistry:

Chairman, De. John B. Watson, Raleigli.

Pulilic Health and Education:

Chairman, Dr. George M. Cooper, Clinton.

Gynecology :

Chairman, Dr. J. P. Monroe, Sanford.

Pediatrics:

Chairman, Dr. E. J. Wood, Wilmington.

Obstetrics:

Chairman, Dr. Ben. H. Hackney, Bynum.

Materia Medica and Therapeutics :

Chairman, Dr. E. G. Moore, Elm City.

Eye, Ear, Nose:

Chairman, Dr. K. P. Battle. Raleigh.



PROGRAM.



Opening Session, Tuesday, June 15, 1915-9:30 A. M., the Opera House.

€all to Order — Dr. J. T. J. Battle, cbairmau Committee ou Arrangements.

Invocation— Dn. Charles W. Byrd, pastor West Market Street M. E. Cliurch.

Address of Welcome — Mayor T. J. Murphy, Greensboro.

Response to Address of Welcome — Dr. Benjamin K. Hays, Oxford.

PresidenVs Annual Address — Dr. L. B. McBrayer, Sanatorium.

Report of Committee on Arrangements — Dr. J. T. J. Battle, eliairman ; Dr.

William M. Jones.
Report of Reception Committee— Dr. J. W. Long, eliairman; Dr. John A.

Williams, Dr. W. P. Beall, Dr. D. A. Stanton, Dr. Charles Roberson.

PHYSIOLOGY AND CHEMISTRY.
Dr. Robert H. Lafferty, Charlotte, Chairman.

Common Types of Organic Disease of the Heart; Report of Case (Illustrated)

—Dr. J. P. MuNROE, Charlotte.
Some Physiologic and Bio-chemic Ohscrrations on J//7A— Dr. William F. Car-

STARPHEN, Wake Forest.
The Vegetative Nervous System — Dr. R. F. Leinbach, Charlotte.
The Physical Functions of the Nose — Dr. C. N. Peeler, Charlotte.
The Kidney Functional Tests — Dr. Robert H. Lafferty, Charlotte.
Subject Unannounced — Dr. C. S. Maxgum. Chapel Hill.

Tuesday Afternoon, 2:30 o'clock.

MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE AND STATE MEDICINE.

Dr. Fletcher R. Harris. Henderson. Chairman.

SYMPOSIUM OX NARCOTICS.

The Relation of the Doctors in North Carolina to State Medicine — Dr. C. T.
Nesbitt, Wilmington.

State Laws Needed — Dr. Robert T. Upchurch, Henderson.

The Harrison Anti-narcotic Law and the Duty of the Profession — Dr. J. How-
ell Way, Waynesville.

A Few Remarks About the Harrison Anti-narcotic Law, Based Upon Its En-
forcement Since Last March — Dr. S. M. Crowell, Charlotte.

What North Carolina Should Do in the Regulation of the Sale and Use of Nar-
cotics — Hon. J. W. Bailey, Collector of Internal Revenue for the Eastern
District of North Carolina. Raleisih.



Chemistry of Patent Medicines — Dr. E. V. Howell, Chapel Hill.

Patent Medicines versus Prohibition — Dr. Cyrus Thompson, Jacksonville.

Should the Religious Press Aid and Abet in the Sale of Patent Medicines and

Other Narcotics in North Carolina Under a Norn de Plume? — Dr. J. T. J.

Battle, Greensboro.



PROGRAM. XIX

Should Xorth Carolina Send Her Drug Habitues to the Chain-gang "or Give
Them Humane Treatment f — Dr. W. M. Jones. Greensboro.

A Study of Some Statistics and Reports of the Institutions for the Insane —
Dr. T. M. Jordan, Raleigh.

Prevention of Insanity t)y the Proper Treatment of Whisl-ri/ and Drug Hahit-
ues — Dr. Albert Anderson. Raleigh.

MATERIA MEDICA AND THERAPEUTICS.
Dr. Forrest A. Carpenter, Statesville, Chairman.

Therapeutics, Old and 2few — Dr. R. A. Campbell, Statesville.

Occupation as a Therapeutic Agent — Dr. Paul V. Anderson, Richmond.

Heart Stimulants and Tonics — Dr. W. P. Beall, Greensboro.

Have Alcoholics a Place in Medical Therapeutics? — Dr. J. F. McKay, Rules
Creek. '

Rest the Most Important Single Factor in the Treatment of Tuherculosis — •
Dr. L. B. Morse, Hendersonville.

Therapeutic Uses of Some of the Products of the Ductless Glands — Dr. H. B.
Wea^-er, Asheville.

Health Conservation as an Economic Factor — Dr. L. G. Beall. Greensboro.

The Teaching of Pharmacology — Dr. William deB. MacXider, Medical Depart-
ment. University of North Carolina. Chapel Hill.

Tuesday Afternoon, 2:30 o'clock.

SURGERY.

Dr. John A. Williams, Greensboro, Chairman.

SYMPOSIUM OX CAXCER.

The Percy Cautery in Treatment of Cancer of Uterus — Dr. E. A. Lockett,
Winston-Salem.

Sarcoma of the Long Bones — Dr. J. F. Highsmith, Fayetteville.

The Cancer Problem — Dr. J. W. Long. Greensboro.

Neglect of Visihle Lesions (Illustrated) — Dr. Watt Cole. Greensboro.

Early Diagnosis of Cancer — Dr. J. M. Wainwright. chairman Committee on
Health and Public Instruction. Amer. Medical Association. Scranton, Pa.

What Every Physician Should Preach About Cancer — Dr. H. A. Royster, Ra-
leigh.

Concerning the Early Diagnosis of Cancer — Dr. Frederic E. Sondern, 200 West
Fifty-sixth Street. Xew York City.

The Autolysiii Treatment of Cancer — Dr. W. E. Fitch. X>w York City.



Treatment of the Bone When Amputating Extrem,ities — Drs. D. W. and Ernest
BrLLUCK, Wilmington.

Drainage and Dressings — Dr. H. S. Lott. Winston- Salem.
Calculi of the Genito-Urinary Tract — Dr. A. J. Crowell. Charlotte.
Dangers and Difficulties in Appendicitis — Dr. J. T. Bi'RRrs, High Point.
Pancreatic Cysts, with Report of Case — Dr. Lyle S. Booker. Durham.



XX NORTH CAROLINA MEDICAL SOCIETY.

Pellagra and Other Changes in Mentality in Surgical and Gynecological Prac-
tice — Dr. W. O. Spencer. Winston-Salem.

Post-Operative Intestinal Obstruction — Report of Case — Dr. A. deTalma Valk,
Winston.

Some Gastro-Intestinal Cases; Clinical Report and Lantern Slide Detuo)istra-
tions — Dr. C. S. Lawrence, Winston.

Goiter (Lantern Slide Illustrations) — Dr. Addison G. Brenizer, Cliarlotte.

Comparative Ultimate Results of Abdominal Section — Dr. Charles Moore,
Greensboro.

A Report on Cases Where I Introduced Ether Into the Peritoneal Cavity in
Severe Peritoneal Infections — Dr. C. E. Wilkerson, Ranclleman.

The Positive Value of X-Ray in Diagnosis — Dr. H. H. Dodson, Greensboro.

Chronic Prostatitis and Its JVonopcrativc Treatment — Dr. H. W. McCain, High
Point.

Evolution of the Modern Mastoid Operation — Dr. W. W. Carter, Wasliington.

Subject Unannounced — Dr. J. M. Parrott, Kinston.

Subject Unannounced — Dr. D. T. Tayloe, Washington.

Subject Unannounced — Dr. C. E. Wilkerson. Randleman.

Tuesday Evening, 8:30 o'clock.

ANATOMY.

Dr. Hubert B. Haywood, Jr.. Raleigli, Chairman.

Some Practical Observations on the Prostatic Portion of the Male Urethra — ■
Dr. C. O. Abernethy, RaleiglL

The Surgical Anatomy of the Anterior Abdominal Wall — Dr. W. T. Tank-
ersley, Greensboro.

Surgical Anatomy of the Thyroid Gland — Dr. .John E. Ray, .Jr., Raleigh.

Papilloma of the Bladder — Dr. Parran Jarboe, Greensboro.

Fractional Gastric Analysis on Some Obscure Abdominal Conditions {Illus-
trated) — Dr. Albert Carroll, Baltimore.

Some Points in the Surgical Anatomy and Relations of the Appendix — E)r. E. S.
Boice, Rocky Mount.

Subject Unannounced — Dr. E. C. Judd. Raleigh.

PATHOLOGY AND BACTERIOLOGY.

Dr. Richard N. Duffy, New Bern, Chairman.

The Autoserotherapy of Pellagra — Dr. Edward J. Wood, Wilmington.

Source of Renal Infections — Dr. S. R. Thompson, Charlotte.

The Pathology of the Cerebrospinal Fluid in Various Forms of Meningitis —

Dr. Hubert B. Haywood, Jr., Raleigh.
The Relative Toxicity of Ether and Chloroform in Experimental Xephritis — •

Dr. William deB. MacNider, Chapel Hill.
Laboratory Findings — Blood and Spinal Fluid in Syphilitic and Xonsyphilitic

Diseases — Dr. H. J. Maldeis, Baltimore.
Relative Merits of Transfusion, Infusion, and Hypodermoclysis in Severe

Hemorrhage — Dr. W. T, Parrott, Kinston.
The Meaning of Water Analysis — Dr. C. A. Shore. Raleigh.
The Pathology of the Tabetic Bladder — Dr. R. N. Duffy, New Bern.



PROGRAM. XXI

Tuesday Evening, 8:30 o'clock.

OBSTETRICS.

Dr. D. a. Garrison, Gastonia, Chairman.

The Fundamental Principles Involved in Obstetric Surgery — Dr. Roscoe D.

McMillan, Red Springs.
Pituitrin in Obstetrics — Dr. C. H. Pugh, Stanley.
Subject Unannounced — Dr. W. H. Dixon, Aj'den.
Subject Unannounced — Dr. George P. Spears, 203 W. 103d Street, New York

City.

GYNECOLOGY.

Dr. E. T. Dickinson, Wilson, Chairman.

Xeurasthenia in Relation to Gynecology — Dr. Rosalie Slaughter Morton,

New York City.
Uterine Curettement — Dr. R. L. Payne, Sr., Norfolk.
Ectopic Gestation — Dr. John Saliba, Elizabeth City.
Cancer of the Uterus — Dr. E. T. Dickinson, Wilson.

Wednesday Morning, 9 o'clock.

PEDIATRICS.

Dr. L. W. Elias, Aslieville, Chairman

Three Needs of a Child— Dn. L. W. Elias, Asheville.
Tuberculosis, a Disease of Childhood — Dr. Thompson Frazer, Asheville.
Some of the Most Important Points in the Management of Infants the First
Six Months — Drs. I. W. and Yates W. Faison, Charlotte.

PRACTICE OF MEDICINE.

Dr. Wilbur A. McPhaul, Lumberton, Chairman.

SYMPOSIUM ON TUBERCULOSIS.

Tuberculosis in Schools and Colleges — Dr. James B. Bullitt, Professor Pathol-
ogy, Medical Department, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

The Opportunity of the Medical Profession in the Fight Against Tuberculosis
in North Carolina — Dr. P. P. McCain, Assistant Superintendent, North
Carolina State Sanatorium for Treatment of Tuberculosis.

Diagnosis of Incipient Tuberculosis by the General Practitioner — -Dr. Charles
O'H. Laughinghouse, Greenville.

Positive Diagnosis by the X-Ray (Illustrated) — Dr. H. H. Dodson, Greensboro.

Short Paragraphs in Medicine and Surgery — Dr. H. D. Stewart, Monroe.

The Treatment of Pellagra — Dr. E. H. Bowling, Durham.

The Cause of Pellagra, and Treatment Suggestions— T)r. B. W. Page, Lum-
berton.

An Experimental Study of the Intraspinous Method of Therapy in Syphilis
of the Nervous System — Dr. Frederic M. Hanes. Richmond, Va.



XXll :N'0ETH CAROLINA MEDICAL SOCIETY.

Discussion of SipiJij Method of Treatment of Gastric and Duodenal Ulcers —

Dr. W. O. Nesbett. Charlotte.
PllorrJiea — Dr. J. A. Sinclair, Asheville.

Typhoid — Dr. L. L. Lvmsden, United States Public Health Service.
/S'ome Suggestions on the Treatment of Rheumatism — Dr. George E. Kornegay,

Kinston.
Exhaustion of ContractUitii of the Heart Muscle Kith Pulsus Alternans — Dr.

William Allen, Charlotte.
Asthma Caused hy Nasal Conditions — Dr. E. R. Ritssell. Asheville.
The Nasal Septutn — Dr. John B. Wright, Raleigh.

The Diagnostic Value of Headaches— Uu. W. Perry Reaves. Greensboro.
Chronic Local Infection of the Nose, Throat, and Ear — Dr. M. R. Gibson,

Raleigh.

Wednesday, June 16, 12 o'clock.
CONJOINT SESSION.

Conjoint Session of Medical Society of State of North Carolina and the
North Carolina State Board of Health.

members of the state board of health.

J. Howell Way. M.D.. President Waynesville.

Richard H. Lewis. M.D Raleigh.

J. C. LroLow. C.E Winston- Salem.

W. O. Spencer. M.D Winston-Salem.

Thomas E. Anderson, M.D Statesville.

Charles O'H. Lacghinghovse. M.D Greenville.

Edward J. Wood, M.D Wilmington.

A. A. Kent, M.D Lenoir.

Cyrus Thompson, M.D Jacksonville.

EXECCTIVE STAFF STATE BOARD OF HEALTH.

W. S. Rankin. M.D Secretary and Treasurer.

C. A. Shore. M.D Director State Laboratory of Hygiene.

George M. Cooper. M.D Chief, Bureau Rural Sanitation.

J. R. Gordon. M.D Chief, Bureau Vital Statistics.

Warren H. Booker. C.E Chief, Bureau Education and Engineering.

L. B. McBrayer, M.D._, Chief, Bureau Tuberculosis.

ORDER OF BUSINESS.

1. Reports of work accomplished, and recommendations.

2. Discussions.

3. Election of officers.

4. Election of Secretary to the State Board of Health (six years).

5. New business.

6. Adjournment.



PROGRAM. XXlll

Wednesday Afternoon, 2:30 o'clock.

CONSERVATION OF VISION.

Dr. C. W. Banner, Greensboro, Chairmnn.

Dr. Louise Merbimon, Asheville, Associate Chairman.

Economics of the Prevention of Blindness — Mr. John E. Ray, Superintendent.

North Carolina State School for the Blind. Raleigh.
Prevention of Blindness — Mr. Gordon L. Berry. New York City.
Conservation of Vision — Dr. J. G. Murphy, Wilmington.
A Few Words on Prisms — Dr. R. H. Lewis, Raleigh.
Ambli/opia from Wood Alcohol — Dr. F. J. Pate, Winston-Salem.
Subject Unannounced — Dr. John Hill Tuci-cer, Charlotte.

Wednesday Evening, 8:30 o'clock.

1. Report of Committee on Obituaries — Dr. M. H. Fletcher. Asheville; Dr.

A. W. Knox, Raleigh : Dr. M. L. Stevens, Asheville.

2. Essay, The Present Status of Tuberculosis Knowledge — Dr. Mary E. Lapham.

Highlands.

3. Oration, The Internationalized Profession — Dr. J. M. Xorthington. Board-

man.

Thursday Morning, 9 o'clock.

HYGIENE, SANITATION, AND PREVENTIVE MEDICINE.
Dr. W. J. McAnally, High Point. Chairman.

Inheritance of Mental Characteristics — Dr. H. W. Chase. Chapel Hill.

Heredity's Relation to Feeble-mindedness — Dr. C. B. McNairy, Kinston.

Rural Hygiene — Dr. D. C. Absher, Henderson.

The House-fty in Society — Mr. L. M. McCormack. Asheville.

Some Facts Concerning Heredity — Dr. S. S. Coe, High Point.



MINUTES

OF THE

STATE MEDICAL SOCIETY.



Tuesday Morning, June 15, 1915.

Call to order by Dr. J. T. J. Battle, chairman Committee on Arrange-
ments,

Invocation : Dr. Charles W. Byrd.

Address of welcome : Hon. T. J. Murphy, mayor of Greensboro.

Response to address of welcome: Dr. Benjamin K. Hays, Oxford.

President's annual address: Dr. L. B. McBrayei*, Sanatorium.

President's address referred, on motion, to special committee, com-
posed of Drs. Laughinghouse, Way, and Bonner, for consideration.

Eeport of Committee on Arrangements.

Adoption of resolution indorsing the effort of the Daughters of the
Confederacy to raise funds for the erection of a monument to Samuel
Preston Moore.

Section on Physiology and Chemistry.

Papers read :

The Vegetative Xervous System — Dr. R. F. Leinbacli, Charlotte,
Some Physiologic <nul Bio-Chemic Observations on 2Iilk — Dr. William T.
Carstarplaen, Wake Forest.

Tuesday Afternoon.
Section on Surgery.

Dr. J. A. Williams in the chair.
Papers read :

Drainage and Dressings — Dr. H. S. Lett, Winston-Salem.
Dangers and, Difflciilties in Appendicitis — Dr. J. T. Burrus, High Point.
Treatment of the Bone When, Amputating Extremities— T>vb. D. W. and
Ernest Bulluck, Wilmington.

Pancreatic Cyst, with Report of Case — Dr. Lyle S. Booker, Durham.

Tuesday Afternoon.

Section on Medical Jurisprudence and State Medicine.
Dr. C. W. Mosely, second vice president, in the chair.
Papers read :

The Relation of the Medical Profession to State Medicine — Dr. Charles T.
Nesbitt, Wilmington.

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What North Carolina Should Do in the Regulation of the Sale and Use of
Narcotics — Hou. J. W. Bailey, Commissioner of Iiiterual Revenue for the East-
ern District of North Carolina, Raleigh.

On motion by Dr. Way, a rising vote of thanks was given. Mr. Bailey
for his entertaining and instructive address.

The Harrison Anti-Narcotic Law and the Duty of the Profession — Dr. J.
How^ell Way, Waynesville.

■ A Few Remarks About the Harrison Anti-Narcotic Law Based Upon Its En-
forcement Since Last March — Dr. S. M. Crowell, Charlotte.

The Atitoserotherapy of Pellagra — Dr. Edward J. Wood. Wilmington.

Chemistry of Patent Medicines— Di\ E. V. Howell, Chapel Hill.

Should the Religious Press Aid and Abet in the Sale of Pateht Medicines
and Other Narcotics in North Carolina Under a Nom de Plume? — Dr. J. T. J.
Battle, Greensboro.

Should North Carolina Send Her Drug Habitues to the Chain-gang or Give
Them Humane Treatment? — Dr. W. M. Jones, Greensboro.

A Study of Some Statistics and Reports of the Institutions for the Insane —
Dr. T. M. Jordan, Raleigh.

Prevention of Insanity by the Proper Treatment of Whiskey and Drug Habit-
ues — Dr. Albert Anderson, Raleigli.

Tuesday Evening.

Dr. McBrayer presiding.

Motion by Dr. F. E. Harris that the papers in the Symposium on N"ar-
cotics be referred to the Committee on Publication for consideration as



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