—Dr. William A. Wright, Pocatello, has been appointed surgeon general of the Idaho National Guard with the rank of colonel.—J. H. Wallace, clerk of the last House of Representatives, has been appointed pure food commissioner by the State Board of Health.
—The epidemic of scarlet fever and diphtheria of Wallace is abating. On July 5, no new cases had been reported for ten days.—Scarlet fever is reported to be epidemic at Kellogg, and diphtheria at Bonner's Ferry, where Dr. E. Esher Fry is said to be ill with the disease.
New State Officers.
—The Idaho State Medical Association, at its seventeenth annual meeting, held in Seattle, Wash., July 20-22, elected the following officers: President, Dr. James L. Stewart, Boise; vice-president, Dr. George H. Coulthard, Idaho Falls; and secretary-treasurer, Dr. Edward E. Maxey, Boise.
—Dr. Edwin A. Weimer, Pekin, charged with sending an improper