The Birmingham Medical College began its seventh annual session, October 2.Dr. Milton B. Kirkpatrick, Montgomery, has been elected county physician of Montgomery county to fill the unexpired term of J. H. Naftel, deceased.St. Vincent's Hospital, Birmingham, will not be ready for opening for about two weeks, but a few patients are being received to relieve the strain on the temporary hospital.
Dr. T. Edward Bailey, San Francisco, has succeeded Dr. Walter S. Thorne as chief physician and gynecologist at St. Mary's Hospital.Dr. Isadore E. Cohn, Berkeley, as a result of a competitive examination, has been appointed third assistant physician of the Napa State Hospital for the Insane.The Alameda Board of Health is framing an ordinance for presentation and passage which will make it a misdemeanor for any undertaker to handle a dead body without first securing the physician's certificate.Col. A. C. Girard, chief