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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
—Dr. Frank Abbott, medical inspector of the District health department, has been appointed superintendent of the Washington Asylum Hospital.
—Mrs. Anna Tutlin, Rockford, who is said to have been placed under bonds recently, following the illness of a young woman to whom she is said to have given an abortifacient, is reported to have been fined $50 and costs, September 4.
—Dr. Charles F. Lynch, Chicago, has been appointed health officer of Aberdeen, S. D.—Dr. William R. Marshall, Clinton, has been elected president of the Black County Anti-Tuberculosis Association.—Lieut.-Col. George de Tarnowsky has returned to Chicago after an extended service abroad with the Army in the war zone and with the