—Dr. W. Francis B. Wakefield, Oakland, has returned from a trip abroad.—Dr. Robert F. Rooney, Auburn, fell a few days ago, breaking a bone in his ankle.—Dr. Jose de S. Bettencourt, San Francisco, has returned from eight months' study in Vienna.—Dr. Luther S. Rogers, Tehachapi, celebrated his twenty-fifth wedding anniversary Dec. 27, 1902.
Would Bar Out Consumptives.
—The special committee on tuberculosis appointed at the last session of the legislature has decided against the proposition for the establishment of a state hospital for the care of tuberculous patients. It also decided to recommend in its report to the legislature, the adoption and rigid enforcement of more stringent laws governing the admission to California of persons afflicted with tuberculosis.
San Francisco Mortality for November.
—The statistician of the board of health reports the total number of deaths during November was 579, equal to a death rate of 19.29 per