Hospital Cornerstone Laid.—
The cornerstone to the addition to the Hillman Hospital, Birmingham, was laid with Masonic rites, August 26.
Hospital Addition Completed.—
The addition to the Mobile City Hospital which will accommodate eighty patients, is nearly completed. The building is two hundred feet long and connected with the present hospital building by a corridor. On the ground floor an out-patient department and x-ray, clinical and anatomical laboratories are provided.
Dr. Andrew H. Ryan, formerly professor of physiology and pharmacy in Washington University, St. Louis, and more recently assistant professor of physiology and pharmacy in the University of Pittsburgh, has accepted the professorship of physiology in the School of Medicine in the University of Alabama, Mobile. Dr. Howard H. Bell has been appointed full-time assistant in the department of pathology and bacteriology in the university and Dr. Jesse P. Chapman, assistant instructor in orthopedic surgery in the institution.