—Dr. Arthur A. O'Neill, temporary warden at the City and County Hospital, San Francisco, has been made permanent warden.—Dr. L. W. Burtt, Los Angeles, has left for a two years' course of study in Europe.—Dr. J. T. Kitchings, Stockton, who was suffering from mental aberration, is said to have set fire to a number of houses between Stockton and Collegeville.—Dr. George S. Harkness, Stockton, has returned home from St. Luke's Hospital greatly improved in health.—Drs. Agnes Walker and A. Wherry have been appointed assistant bacteriologists by the board of health of San Francisco.—Dr. Arthur L. Holcombe has been chosen a trustee of Compton.—Drs. Edward Topham, William H. Harrison and Tilton E. Tillman have been appointed surgeons on the San Francisco Emergency Hospital staff.—Dr. William J. Hanna, Sacramento, has been appointed director of the Soldiers' Home at Yountville.
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