—Dr. B. Franklin Weaver, arraigned at Bakersfield on a charge of practicing medicine without having first filed the necessary papers with the county clerk, was declared not guilty by the jury.
—Dr. William J. G. Dawson, St. Helena, has been appointed superintendent of the Home for the Feeble-Minded, Glen Ellen, and has been duly installed.—Dr. Charles E. Stone, Marysville, has been appointed superintendent of the Napa State Hospital, vice Dr. L. Franklin Dozier; Dr. Leonard M. Pulsifer, Napa, has been appointed assistant superintendent.
To Test Validity of Medical Bill.
—Dr. Carl von Tiedemann, San Francisco, has applied to the Superior Court for a writ of review to test the right of Police Judge Fritz to examine into a charge of practicing medicine without a license, recently preferred against him by George G. Gere. He asserts that the statute of 1901, providing for the punishment of all