(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.)
—Lamar County has appointed Dr. John A. Jackson of Sulligent health officer to succeed Dr. Turner E. Cato, who resigned to take a position with the West Virginia State Board of Health.—The new health officer of Geneva County is Dr. Lucius S. Nichols, Abbeville.
—The Calhoun County Medical Society, Anniston, was addressed, October 17, by Drs. Isaac I. Lemann, professor of clinical medicine, Tulane University of Louisiana School of Medicine, New Orleans, on "The Mimicry of Other Conditions by Diabetic Coma," and John H. Musser, professor of medicine at Tulane, on "The Three Most Important Types of Heart Disease." Several