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November 8, 1919

Medical News

JAMA. 1919;73(19):1448-1453. doi:10.1001/jama.1919.02610450044020

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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.)


Hospital Buys Land.  —The Alabama-Bryce Hospital, Tuscaloosa, has purchased 87 acres of land on the Huntsville Road, 3 miles from the city, for $212 an acre. The land was needed as a location for the new institution for the feebleminded of Alabama, for which the legislature has authorized the expenditure of $250,000.

Personal.  —Dr. Frank W. McCorkle, Uniontown, has been appointed assistant health officer of Huntsville and Madison counties.—Dr. Percy O. Chaudron, Dothan, has been discharged as lieutenant-colonel, M. C., U. S. Army, and will resume practice.—Dr. Henry B. Wilkinson, health officer of Montgomery and Montgomery County, has resigned and will resume practice in Montgomery.


Personal.  —As the result of a competitive examination, Dr. Neal Naramore Wood,

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