DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.
Dr. Henry D. Fry, Washington, has purchased the Wills Mountain Inn, on the summit of the mountains overlooking Cumberland, Md., including five acres of ground and will convert the property into a sanatorium.
Faculty Changes in Columbian.
—The following changes and additions have been made in the medical faculty of the Columbian University: Dr. Walter Reed, U. S. Army, has been elected to the chair of general pathology; Dr. Sterling Ruffin, to the vacancy in the chair of practice of medicine; Dr. Thomas Claytor to the chair of materia medica and therapeutics; Dr. H. B. Deale, a professor of clinical medicine; Dr. William H. Hawkes, a professor of clinical medicine, and Dr. James Carroll, U. S. Army, as associate professor of pathology and bacteriology.
—The building fund of Providence Hospital now amounts to $300,000, and the new buildings are well along toward completion. The large