New Jefferson Hospital.—
Work has begun on the new $2,000,000 Jefferson Hospital and nurses' home, Birmingham. The first two floors of the sixteen story building will be limestone, while the remaining exterior will be brick with light mortar. The roof will be of shingle tile. The new structure will house 575 patients. About $900,000 of the total cost will be supplied by PWA funds. Dr. Harry Lee Jackson has been named medical adviser of the hospital to furnish technical suggestions for construction and equipment, according to the Birmingham News.
The seventy-third semiannual meeting of the First Councilor District Medical Society was held at Tyronza, May 24. The speakers included Drs. Martin L. Cantrell, Marked Tree, on "Indications and Dosage of Sulfanilamide"; Walter C. Overstreet, Jonesboro, "Varied Uses of Sulfanilamide and Their Evaluation"; Benjamin F. Turner, Memphis, Tenn., "Reminiscence in Medicine for the Past Fifty Years"; Woodrow