A New Ophthalmic Hospital.—
Dr. Charles A. Thigpen, Montgomery, has presented to the Medical College of Alabama, Birmingham, $10,000 to be used to convert one floor in the Jefferson Hospital into an ophthalmic hospital, with operating rooms, museum, conference rooms and beds for patients. The gift is in memory of his nephew Dr. Job T. Cater, who was associated with him in practice until his death in 1940.
Dr. Albert Peterson, 998 Page Street, San Francisco, pleaded guilty in the United States District Court at San Francisco to violation of the Federal Narcotic Law and on May 19 was sentenced to a term of five years.
Alameda County Blood Bank.—
The Blood Bank of the Alameda County Medical Association has assumed full responsibility for the replacement of blood withdrawals. More than 700 pints is withdrawn each month. To maintain blood reserves, business, industrial, labor and club