(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. Ralph D. Neal has been appointed health officer of Monroe County, succeeding Dr. Thomas E. Tucker, who resigned, September 1. Dr. Neal was formerly health officer of Clarke County, with headquarters in Grove Hill.-Dr. Reuben J. Guest, Jr., Fort Payne, has been appointed health officer of DeKalb County, succeeding Dr. Lee Weathington, resigned.
—At a meeting of the Bullock County Medical Society in Union Springs, August 9, the speakers were Drs. Charles M. Franklin on "Malaria as a Complication"; Clark Hilton Rice, Montgomery, "Treatment of Habit Spasms by Psychotherapy," and Alfred A. Walker, Birmingham, "Prophylaxis and Treatment of Infectious Diarrhea." — The Elmore and Tallapoosa county medical societies were addressed at their annual joint