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Home Provided for Mental Inferiors.
—The legislature of Alabama at its recent session passed a bill providing for the establishment of a home at Tuscaloosa, for mental inferiors. The campaign which resulted in this bill was led by Drs. Thomas H. Haines and William D. Partlow.
Sanitary Laws Enacted by Legislature.
—In a bill introduced in the legislature by Representative Cobbs, the promotion of public health by leveling, ditching and draining the swamp lands of the state, was provided. This bill was mad.e a law, September 25.—A bill providing for strict regulation of hotels, cafés, restaurants and eating places was introduced by Representative McLeon in the house and has been enacted into law by the senate.—The house of