(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.)
—The new Jackson Infirmary which has just been opened is a building of brick and hollow tile with concrete finish. The cost of the building and equipment exceeds $30,000.—The hospital erected at Fairfield by the Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company was opened to the public for inspection, October 29. The hospital occupies a site overlooking the Fairfield and Ensley industrial district.
Health Department Appointments.
—The committee of public health at a meeting, held October 22, in Montgomery, confirmed the appointments of Dr. Paschal P. Salter, Good Water, director of the state laboratory, and appointed Dr. James L. Bowman, Union Springs, director of the department of communicable diseases, and Dr. G. L. Reynolds as first assistant