(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.)
—Officers elected at the recent annual session of the Arizona Public Health Association are: president, Dr. Alvy N. Crain, director, Maricopa County health unit; vice presidents, W. J. Jamieson, city engineer of Phoenix, and Dr. Raphael B. Durfee, county health officer, Bisbee, and secretary, Jane H. Rider, director, state laboratory, Tucson. Dr. Charles E. Irvin, Miami, presided as toastmaster at the dinner, and Dr. Fred T. Foard, U. S. Public Health Service, spoke.
—The San Francisco County Medical Society was addressed, August 9, among others, by Drs. Norman N. Epstein and Sarkis B. Paul, San Francisco, "Treatment of Syphilis by Means of Hyperpyrexia Produced by Diathermy." —Dr. Camille Kereszturi, New York, gave an