(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.)
—The following officers were elected, June 23, at the eleventh annual meeting of the Pacific Coast Oto-Ophthalmological Society at Los Angeles: Dr. Frederick A. Kiehle, Portland, Ore., president; Drs. Arthur C. Jones, Boise, Idaho, and Ronald A. Green, Spokane, Wash., vice presidents, and Dr. Clarence Benson Wood, Los Angeles, secretary-treasurer.
—The first wing of the permanent building for Fabiola hospital, Oakland, will be dedicated in October, it was recently announced. It will contain fifty beds, and will cost $250,000. Mrs. H. Spens Black has endowed one of the beds for $10,000.—A bond issue of $5,000,000 has been approved for the Department of Charities of Los Angeles County, three million of which will be spent