(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for this department items of news of more or less general interest; SUCH AS RELATE TO SOCIETY ACTIVITIES, NEW hospitals, EDUCATION, PUBLIC HEALTH, ETC.)
—Dr. Charles J. Bartlett, New Haven, who recently resigned as professor of pathology in Yale University, has been appointed director of the state laboratory, succeeding Prof. H. W. Conn, deceased. Dr. Bartlett will also continue practice.—Dr. Seldom B. Overlock, Pomfret, has been elected a member of the state board of medical examiners to succeed Dr. John B. McCook, Hartford.—Prof. Charles E. A. Winslow, of Yale Medical School, has gone to Russia as a member of the commission headed by Dr. Frank Billings, Chicago, which is to make a survey of sanitary and health problems.
Unit Begins Work.
—Sixty-four members of the new First Idaho Field Hospital Company began their work at the Boise Barracks, July 3.