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Fresno Gets State Society Meeting.
—The Council has decided that the 1916 meeting of the Medical Society of the State of California is to be held in Fresno in April.
—Fire in Caruthers, September 10, destroyed the office of Dr. George A. Meracle.—Dr. Lyle G. McNeile has been appointed deputy health commissioner of Los Angeles.
State Board Changes.
—On September 2 Governor Johnson appointed Dr. Wilbur A. Sawyer, Berkeley, a member of the State Board of Health to succeed Dr. Donald H. Currie, Sacramento, the secretary of the board, resigned, and Dr. Robert A. Peers, Colfax, to succeed Dr. James H. Parkinson, Sacramento, term expired.—At a meeting of the Board, September 4, Dr. Sawyer was elected secretary.