Plague Infection in Fleas.—
Plague infection has been proved in a pool of thirty-eight fleas from twenty-one golden mantled ground squirrels submitted to the state department of health laboratory, June 26, from a location 1 mile north of Fawnskin Resort, San Bernardino County.
Graduate Study for Central American Physicians. —
The University of California Medical School, San Francisco, has adopted a plan whereby two young graduate physicians who speak English will be sent every year by each of the Central American nations for two years' special study in pre-clinical and clinical subjects under the guidance of an advisory committee. The committee will consist of Drs. Howard C. Naffziger, professor of surgery; Charles L. Connor, professor of pathology, and Ralph Soto-Hall, clinical instructor in orthopedic surgery.
Dr. Blumer Retires.—
Dr. George Blumer, since 1920 David P. Smith clinical professor of medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, was guest at a dinner in June to mark his retirement from active service at the