—Dysentery is said to be epidemic in Caspar, Mendocino County. Several deaths have occurred.
Italian Hospital to Open.
—The Italian Hospital, San Francisco, will soon be ready to receive patients. It is located in the old Toland College building, which is being remodeled.
—Dr. Charles C. O'Donnell, San Francisco, accompanied by his niece, has started on a trip round the world.— Dr. William D. Dilworth, Oxnard, has sold his practice and will spend two years in special studies in New York and Europe.
—A new and exclusive scientific society, with a membership limited to 40, has been organized in Los Angeles, known as the "Clinical and Pathological Society." The following officers were elected: Dr. Andrew S. Lobingier, Los Angeles, president; Drs. Fitch C. E. Mattison, Pasadena, and Jay H. Utley, Los Angeles, vice-presidents; Dr. Frank D. Bullard, Los Angeles, secretary; Dr. John R. Haynes,