(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 Calhoun County Medical Society, Anniston, was addressed at a special meeting, July 29, by Dr. Charles J. Bloom, professor of pediatrics, Tulane University of Louisiana Graduate School of Medicine, on "Various Phases of Vomiting."—The Talladega County Medical Society has invited members of contiguous county societies to a special meeting, September 3, which, preceding a banquet, will be addressed by Drs. Adrian S. Taylor, Birmingham, on "The Present Status of Brain Surgery" and Stonewall J. Gay, Lineville, on "Reminiscences of Saddle Bags and Horses."
Four Die of Mussel Poisoning.
—It is reported that four persons in the San Francisco Bay region died August 5 and 6 of the