—Fire starting in a defective flue destroyed the main building of the Pasadena Sanitarium, South Pasadena, with a loss of $30,000.
—Drs. Charles H. Whitman and Orville O. Witherbee, Los Angeles, and Drs. Andrew W. and Ada S. C. Morton, San Francisco, have returned from abroad.—Dr. Aaron S. Green, San Francisco, is believed to be detained in Berlin.
Psychopathic Ward Opened.
—The psychopathic building, recently erected at the Los Angeles County Hospital at an expense of $175,000, has been completed and was formally opened August 3. The ward can accommodate one hundred patients, but only thirty have thus far been transferred.
—Dr. Raymond B. Mixsell, Pasadena, has sailed for Japan.—County Health Officer Edmund C. Sawyer, Los Angeles, was presented with a gold deputy sheriff's badge by the janitors of the county building, recently.—Dr. Alexander S. Kelly has been reelected president of the Oakland Board