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New County Officers.
—At the annual meeting of the Stanislaus County Medical Society, held in Modesto, Dr. Elwin F. Reamer, Modesto, was elected president; Dr. Fred W. McKibbon, Oakdale, vice president, and Dr. Fred R. De Lappe, Modesto, secretary-treasurer.
—Dr. Sidney R. Dannenbaum has resigned as professor of medicine of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of San Francisco.—Dr. Jean V. Cook, professor of pathology in the University of California, has been appointed head of the pediatric department of Washington University, St. Louis.—Dr. Arthur D. Houghton, Los Angeles, was operated on for appendicitis at the Clara Barton Hospital, December 30, and is reported to be convalescent.—Drs. Albert H. Taylor and Edward S. Salomon have been given temporary