Railway Surgeons Meet.
—The seventh annual meeting of the Pacific Association of Railway Surgeons was held in San Francisco August 27 and 28, and the following officers were elected: President, Dr. Carl Kurtz, Los Angeles; vice-presidents, Drs. Oliver D. Hamlin, Oakland, and Thomas B. Reardan, Oroville; secretary, Dr. George R. Carson, San Francisco; treasurer, Dr. Ernest M. Keys, Alameda, and member of executive board, Dr. David Powell, Marysville.
Hospitals and Sanatoria.
—The Sanatorium of the White Crusaders, Sacramento, for the treatment of patients in the first stages of tuberculosis, was dedicated at Alta August 16. The institution will accommodate thirty patients, and Dr. John Howard will be resident physician.—Articles of incorporation have been filed by the San Jose General Hospital with capitalization of $25,000.—The Peninsula Hospital, Palo Alto, has leased from Stanford University, the Guild Hospital building for the temporary care of patients, pending the completion of the new