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Mr. Blasingame Resigns.
—Mr. W. C. Blasingame, for about ten years director of the bureau of venereal disease control of the state department of health, has resigned to accept a position as director of the bureau of citizenship in the extension department of the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa.
Dr. Cannon Appointed Acting State Health Officer.
— At a meeting of the state committee on public health, August 29, the chairman announced that Dr. Douglas L. Cannon, Montgomery, had been appointed acting state health officer with full authority until further notice. Dr. Cannon has been an assistant of the late Dr. Samuel W. Welch, who was state health officer of Alabama for many years. A permanent appointment will