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New College Opens.
—With appropriate ceremonies the Oakland College of Medicine was formally opened January 8. Dr. Frank L. Adams delivered the address of welcome.
—The Pajaro Valley Sanitarium, Watsonville, was destroyed by fire January 9. The six patients in the institution were removed in safety. The loss is $30,000, partially covered by an insurance of $13,000.
—Two deaths from plague occurred in San Francisco in January. In Case 111 death occurred on January 10, and the diagnosis was confirmed January 25; in Case 113 the patient died on January 13, and the diagnosis was confirmed on January 22. During 1903, 17 eases occurred, and in 1902, 41 cases.
—Dr. Dennis D. Crowley, Oakland, has been appointed surgeon-general of the state, with the rank of colonel, succeeding Dr. Winslow Anderson.—Dr. Thomas Ross, Sacramento, has been made consulting physician of the Southern Pacific Hospital in
Medical News. JAMA. 1904;XLII(6):381–385. doi:10.1001/jama.1904.02490510035011
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