Medical Officers Entertained.
—On May 18 the San Diego Country Medical Society and the Physicians' Club of San Diego entertained the medical officers of the army and navy, on duty at and near San Diego, at an informal smoker at the University Club.
—Dr. Robert O. Moody, San Francisco, associate professor of anatomy in the University of California, has been given leave of absence for the first half year.—Dr. J. G. Fitzgerald has been appointed associate professor of bacteriology in the University of California.—Dr. Lyman H. Case, Santa Monica, who has been seriously ill with inflammatory rheumatism, is reported to be improving.—The house of Dr. Joseph K. Swindt, Pomona, was destroyed by fire, May 20, with a loss of $6,000.
Medical Institute Caught.
—The Dr. Rhodes Institute, Denver, an advertising concern, and "Dr." Richard J. Brown, connected with the institute, are said to have been