(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.)
Violations of Medical Practice Act.
— Charles Lew, Chinese herbalist, at Redlands, pleaded guilty, July 29, to violation of the medical practice act, and paid a fine of $100. Mary Poe, Paso Robles, a "chirothesian," pleaded guilty, July 11, to violation of the medical practice act, and was sentenced to serve ninety days in the county jail. The sentence was suspended on condition that she surrender her chirothesian certificate. D. J. Bussell was found guilty of violation of the medical practice act, July 31, at San Francisco, and was sentenced to pay a fine of $100 or serve twenty days in the city jail.
Poisoning from Cream Custard.
—A large number of cases of food poisoning have been