(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 acting state health commissioner, Dr. Stuart Graves, has appointed three county health officers to fill vacancies caused by resignations. Dr. William A. Stanley, Enterprise, will succeed Dr. William J. Donald as health officer of Coffee County; Dr. George C. Marlette becomes health officer of Escambia County, succeeding Dr. Howell E. Leming, and Dr. Richard E. Tyler, Jr., succeeds Dr. Clarence A. Darnell of Winston County.
—The University of Alabama School of Medicine received 433 applications for admission to the freshman class this fall. Only fifty-four freshmen could be accommodated.—Dr. Daniel S. Hatfield, who has been on the staff of the U. S. Marine Hospital at Mobile since 1927, has