—A competitive examination for surgeons of the emergency hospitals of San Francisco, will be held August 31.
—Dr. Carlotta R. Deckelman, Monterey, alleged to have been connected with the death of Mrs. Catherine Webster, who died under suspicious circumstances July 31, was exonerated by the grand jury August 8.
Ill and Injured.
—Dr. Andrew W. Morton, San Francisco, chief surgeon of the Santa Fé System, was thrown from a stage near Dyerville, August 3, and fractured his nose and two ribs.—Dr. Irvin N. Frasse, Los Angeles, who has been seriously ill, is reported to be convalescent.—Dr. Albert S. Adler is reported to be critically ill at his home in San Francisco.
—Dr. J. Underwood Hall has been appointed a member of the board of health of San José, vice Dr. M. V. Mulcahy, resigned.—Dr. Frederick W. Browning, Haywards, has been appointed