—The forty-second annual session of the Medical Department of the University of Alabama, formerly known as the Alabama Medical College, Mobile, opened for its annual session, October 2.
—At a banquet given recently in Bessemer in honor of Dr. Milton C. Ragsdale, McCalla, covers were laid for 200. Dr. Joseph S. Winters presided as toastmaster and Dr. Ragsdale was presented with a gold-headed umbrella.
—Dr. James S. McLester, Birmingham, leaves for Europe, October 1, to be absent for six months.—Dr. Urban J. W. Peters, Birmingham, leaves October 1 for six months' study in this country and Europe.—Dr. and Mrs. T. O. Hearn, formerly of Albertsville, left recently for Ping-Tu, China, where they will take charge of the Oxmoor Hospital. —Drs. William Waldrop, Bessemer, and E. Burke Harden, Birmingham, left September 2