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—Dr. William A. Burns, Sheffield, has been appointed inspector of the convict board, vice Dr. Nathaniel G. Clarke, Ensley.—Dr. John J. Horton, Huntsville, left for Nashville, Tenn., February 6, to undergo operation.
Anticocain and Pharmacy Bills Combined.
—By agreement the Marritt anticocain bill, which prohibits the sale of cocain, morphin and similar drugs without the prescription of a reputable physician, and Dr. Lovelady's bill, regulating the practice of pharmacy, have been merged into one law.
Health Officers Named.
—The Jefferson County Medical Society, which is legally the Board of Health of the county, elected the following health officers for the thirteen municipalities in the county outside of Birmingham: Drs. Samuel R. Caffey, Avondale; Joseph S. Winters, Bessemer; Francis S. Pugh, Brookside; Luckey A. Jenkins, Cardiff; Thomas A. Jones, East Lake; Jesse E. Robbins, Ensley; George W. Brown, Pratt City; Robert L. Mitchell, Warrior; William C. Gewin, West End;
Medical News. JAMA. 1907;XLVIII(9):804-812. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.02520350062016