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Changes Among Health Officers.
—Dr. Claude L. Murphree has resigned as health officer of Etowah County to accept a position as assistant state health officer, and is succeeded by Dr. Walter H. Harper, who has resigned as health officer of Marshall County. Dr. R. E. McClure has resigned as health officer of Jackson County to accept a position in Georgia, and Dr. Robert E. Harper, health officer of Lawrence County, has resigned to succeed Dr. McClure as health officer of Jackson County.
Increase in Diphtheria.
—During the first five months of this year there were more cases of diphtheria reported in San Diego than during the whole of 1925; not one of the cases, however, appeared in