(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for this department items of news of more or less general interest; such as relate to society ACTIVITIES, NEW HOSPITALS, EDUCATION, PUBLIC HEALTH, ETC.)
—Dr. Frank H. Pritchard, Colton, who has been seriously ill with heart disease following influenza, is reported to be convalescent.—Dr. James B. Cutter, Watsonville, has been appointed executive surgeon at the Southern Pacific Hospital, San Francisco.—Dr. Ernest Crutcher, Los Angeles, has been appointed special representative of the state board of health to take charge of the influenza situation at Blythe in the Imperial Valley.
County Medical Society Protests Discharge of Reserve Officers.
—The San Diego County Medical Society has protested to the adjutant-general of the state of California regarding the manner in which physicians serving with the Medical Corps are being discharged from service on telegraphic orders. The protest states that:Whereas, medical officers who gave up