DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.
Health of the District.
—The report of the health officer for the week ended January 14 shows the total number of deaths to have been 121, of which 78 were white and 43 colored. There were 109 births, of which 74 were white and 35 colored. At the close of the week there were under treatment 22 cases of diphtheria, 30 of scarlet fever, 118 of typhoid fever and 2 of smallpox.
Woman's Clinic Election.
—At the annual meeting held January 4 the following officers were elected: President, Dr. E. L. Ragan; vice-president, Dr. Robert Reyburn; treasurer, Mary F. Case; secretary, Miss E. Clarke. Clinical staff—Drs. Ida J. Heiberger, Phoebe R. Norris, A. F. Faye, Ada R. Thomas, Mary L. Stroble, B. Rosalie Slaughter, Anna Bartsch and Robert S. Lamb. Consulting staff—Drs. H. L. E. Johnson, Mary Parsons, James F. Scott, Edward A. Balloch, George N. Perry,