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Base Hospital Transferred.
—Surg. John T. Burkhalter, U. S. P. H. S., on duty at Mobile, has taken over the base hospital at Camp Sheridan, near Montgomery, which has a capacity of 1,000 beds, and in the future is to be under the charge of the Public Health Service. At present it will be devoted to the treatment of soldiers, sailors, civil service employees, and members of the merchant marine.
—Dr. Wilbur A. Sellers, Montgomery, who suffered severe cuts and stab wounds in an affray, March 31, is reported to be out of danger.—Dr. Henry B. Wilkinson, has been elected city health officer of Montgomery, to fill the unexpired term of Dr. Carney G. Laslie, resigned.—Dr. Hill