—After two mistrials, a jury in Morgan county is said to have returned a verdict for $1,750 against Dr. John B. Shelton, New Decatur, for alleged malpractice. It is claimed that owing to an error in a prescription of the physician, a 6-year-old child was made blind.
—At the annual meeting of Jefferson County Medical Society, held in Birmingham, Dr. Joseph D. Heacock, Birmingham, was elected president; Dr. Zachariah B. Chamblee, North Birmingham, vice-president; Dr. Arthur F. Toole, Birmingham, secretary-treasurer; Dr. Henry N. Rosser, Birmingham, county health officer, and Dr. Russell Mc. W. Cunningham, Ensley, censor. Dr. Edward H. Sholl, Birmingham, after serving 25 years as a member of the board of censors, resigned. On this announcement being made, Dr. Cunningham presented Dr. Sholl with a handsome loving-cup. —The lease of the new quarters for the society in the Chamber of Commerce Building has been