Dr. William D. Burkhalter, Nashville, Tenn., was recently appointed health officer for the newly organized health department of Coosa County, with headquarters at Rockford.—Dr. Robert E. Harper, Moulton, has been named health officer of Colbert County, succeeding Dr. George W. Warwick, Birmingham.
The Mississippi County Medical Society was addressed, February 4, by Memphis physicians: Clement H. Marshall on pruritus; Matthew W. Searight, menstruation; Shields Abernathy, cancer of the breast, and Dr. Joseph E. Beasley, Blytheville, management of a ruptured appendix.— At a meeting of the Sebastian County Medical Society, February 11, Drs. Clarence B. Billingsley and Ralph E. Weddington, Fort Smith, discussed "Puerperal Sepsis: Prognosis and Treatment."—The Benton County Medical Society was addressed at Bentonville, February 13, by Drs. William A. Moore and Clyde L. McNeil, both of Rogers, on undulant fever and syphilis, respectively.—Dr. Henry B. Hull, Mammoth Spring, discussed pneumonia before the Lawrence