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(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for this department items of news of more or less general interest; SUCH AS relate to society activities, new HOSPITALS, EDUCATION, PUBLIC HEALTH, ETC.)
—The city commissioners of Mobile have appropriated $10,000 for the erection of a modern operating room at the City Hospital, for the use of the clinical staff of the University of Alabama School of Medicine.
—Dr. Seale Harris, Birmingham, who was operated on for appendicitis in New York, is reported to be convalescent.—Dr. Benjamin B. McCleskey, Bessemer, has been appointed sanitary inspector and placed in charge of the local health office.
Physicians' Association Incorporated.
—Papers of incorporation were issued at Springfield, June 22, for the Illinois National Physicians' Home Association.
Sanatorium for La Salle County.
—Plans for the proposed La Salle County Tuberculosis Sanatorium have been submitted to the supervisors. The institution will cost $65,000 and
Medical News. JAMA. 1917;LXIX(2):130-136. doi:10.1001/jama.1917.02590290052021