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—Dr. Nolton N. Ashley, chief of the staff of the Oakland Emergency Hospital, has resigned, and has been succeeded by Dr. Charles H. Mackey.—Drs. Henry G. Brainerd, Charles L. Allen, Thomas J. Orbison and Edward H. Williams, all of Los Angeles, are the medical members of the board of trustees of the Psychopathic Association of California, elected at its annual meeting in Los Angeles, October 22.
—During August and September, according to the Monthly Bulletin of the state board of health there were eight human cases of anthrax in the state as reported to the board, and the state veterinarian has called attention to outbreaks among animals in Yolo, San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties and in
Medical News. JAMA. 1917;LXIX(20):1717-1723. doi:10.1001/jama.1917.02590470057017