A Case of Bubonic Plague.
—The first case of bubonic plague to be discovered in the state for a year was discovered in Alameda county August 6. The patient, a boy of 13, is supposed to have contracted the disease through handling infected squirrels killed by him on a hunting trip. In consequence of this case, there is renewed activity in the campaign of extermination against the ground squirrel.
—Dr. Charles C. Stephenson, formerly secretary and president of the Arkansas Medical Society, and professor of ophthalmology and otology in the College of Physicians and Surgeons, has left Little Rock on account of ill-health and located in Los Angeles.—The degree of LL.D. has been conferred on Dr. Francis M. Pottenger, Monrovia, by his alma mater, Otterbein University of Westerville, Ohio.—Dr. George H. Fay, East Auburn, has been appointed local surgeon for the Southern Pacific Railway.—Dr.