(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.)
—Dr. Nathaniel A. Barrett, president of the city commission of Birmingham, is convalescent after a long illness.
Typhoid in Alabama.
—During the week ended August 30, forty-four cases of typhoid fever were reported to the state health department.
—The Elizabeth Coffee Memorial Hospital, Florence, was formally opened, August 13. The institution can care for thirty-two patients and Dr. Luther T. Young, Atlanta, will be in charge of the clinic of the institution.
Alabama to Care for Feebleminded.
—The house of representatives passed by a unanimous vote, Sept. 19, 1919, the Alabama Mental Deficiency Bill. This bill passed the senate, September 13. The provision is made by an appropriation of $200,000, for the establishment of the