(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.)
Urologic Section Formed.
—A urologic section of the Los Angeles County Medical Society has recently been organized with sixteen charter members and the following officers: president, Dr. Granville MacGowan; president-elect, Dr. Ralph R. Campbell; vice president, Dr. Robert V. Day, and secretary, Dr. Herbert A. Rosenkranz.
—Dr. Irving R. Bancroft, Los Angeles, has been appointed secretary and executive officer of the state board of health succeeding Dr. Wilfred H. Kellogg, Sacramento. —Dr. Daniel Crosby has resigned as city health officer of Oakland.—Dr. Walter Lindley, Los Angeles, has been appointed a member of the state board of health succeeding Dr. Lemoyne Mills, term expired.—Dr. William B. Kern, superintendent of the Norwalk State Hospital, has resigned to resume private