The San Francisco County Medical Society devoted its April 13 meeting to a symposium on splenic disease at which the speakers were Drs. Stacy R. Mettier, Salvatore P. Lucia, H. Brodie Stephens, Leo Henry Garland and Zera E. Bolin.—Dr. Robert W. Lamson, Los Angeles, addressed the San Diego County Medical Society, April 13, on "Allergy, Its Application in General Practice."
Bust of Dr. Widney.—
A bust of Dr. Joseph P. Widney was presented to the library of the Los Angeles County Medical Association, May 11. Dr. Widney, who is 95 years of age, was present at the ceremonies. He was the founder of the College of Medicine of the University of Southern California and dean and professor of medicine on its faculty for many years. He was president of the University of Southern California from 1892 to 1895.
Dr. Hoffmann Lectures on Syphilis.—
Dr. Erich Hoffmann, professor