(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. George B. Worthington has been appointed health officer of San Diego, succeeding Dr. Carl S. Owen, resigned.
—Leo M. Beilin, Captain, M. C., U. S. Army, Springfield, started for Siberia, February 15, and is to be placed in charge of a unit to combat typhus in the United States base in Siberia.—Dr. John A. Wheeler, Springfield, has been endorsed by the Sangamon County Medical Society as a candidate for commissioner of public health and safety.
—A bill has been presented to the legislature for passage by the nurses of this state. After a conference between representatives of the nurses on one side, and the. health department, Chicago Medical Society and Illinois Hospital