—Dr. James M. Shannon has purchased from Mrs. Belden of San Francisco the East Bay Sanatorium property at Oakland.
San Juan Health Board.
—San Juan has organized a board of health, with Dr. Frank H. Patterson as secretary and Dr. John Crawford, inspector.
Hospital for Deaf and Dumb Institute.
—The new hospital building at the Deaf, Dumb and Blind Institute, Berkeley, is nearly completed. The building has cost $6500. Dr. Oliver D. Hamlin, Oakland, will have charge of the hospital.
Convictions for Illegal Practice.
—After two trials in which juries failed to agree, Mrs. Annie D. Howe has been convicted at Oakland of practicing medicine without a license.— Chang Ke Hong paid a fine of $100 in Santa Clara, May 2, for illegal practice of medicine.—F. M. Hoque, San Jose, a vendor and manufacturer of a salve which he claimed would cure cancer, was found guilty of