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(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for this department items of news of more or less general interest: such as relate to society activities, new hospitals, education, public health, etc.)
Bust of General Gorgas.
—The bronze bust of the late Surg. Gen. William C. Gorgas, to be presented to the state by the Medical Association of the State of Alabama, has been received at the state health department from New York.
Officer's Commission Stolen.
—The secretary of the California State Board of Medical Examiners writes that the commission of Dr. Harlen A. Todd, Visalia, given him as a medical officer in the U. S. Army during the World War, was stolen during a recent burglary.
Optometrists and the Title "Dr."
—According to press reports, Attorney General U. S. Webb has advised the state board of optometry that California optometrists cannot legally call themselves "Doctors" or "Drs." in
Medical News. JAMA. 1925;85(19):1492–1498. doi:10.1001/jama.1925.02670190052022
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