(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 Escambia County Medical Society celebrated the opening of the Atmore General Hospital, August 27, at a special meeting to which physicians from northwest Florida and Alabama were invited. The president of the board of directors, Mr. G. R. Swift, presented the hospital to the staff. There was an afternoon and evening scientific program, and a barbecue on the hospital grounds.
Validation Certificates Recovered.
—The validation certificates of the state board of medical examiners, number S-1422 to S-1471, were returned a few days ago to the board by the postoffice. They had been miscarried in the mails (The Journal, Aug. 10, 1929, p. 463).
Visiting Professorship Established.
—The president of