(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.)
—Charles A. Robinson, formerly attending physician at the California State Reform School for Boys, has been appointed health officer for Madera city and county.
—May 6, the anesthetists of southern California organized a society to be known as the Southern California Society of Anesthetists, whose objects are primarily scientific, and secondarily the securing of such state legislation as shall debar the "anesthetic technician" from a legitimate medical field. Dr. Frank D. Bullard, Los Angeles, was elected president, and Dr. Eleanor C. Seymour, Los Angeles, secretary-treasurer.
—An addition to the Lutheran Hospital, Moline, is to be built this summer at a cost of $65,000. With this addition the institution will have a capacity