Announcement is made of the coming marriage of Dr. Louis Mackall, Jr., of Georgetown, D.C.
The report of Health Officer Woodward for the past week shows the total number of deaths were 97, of which 61 were white and 36 colored. There were 67 cases of diphtheria, 78 of scarlet fever and 2 of smallpox under treatment at the close of the week.
The President of the Board of Medical Supervisors has requested the commissioners to include in their estimate for the coming fiscal year, an appropriation for a police officer, whose special duty it shall be to enforce the law regulating the local practice of medicine. He is also asked that they recommend a fixed fee of $10 each for each day of meeting, for the supervisors and Board of Medical Examiners. Health Officer Woodward has indorsed the recommendation.