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August 31, 1957


JAMA. 1957;164(18):2061-2066. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02980180063019


State Medical Election.—  The Medical Association of the State of Alabama has installed the following officers: Dr. John A. Martin, Montgomery, president; Dr. Edgar G. Givhan Jr., Birmingham, president-elect; Drs. Hugh E. Gray, Anniston; Samuel W. Windham, Dothan; William D. Anderson, Tuscaloosa; and Everett L. Strandell, Brewton, vice-presidents; Dr. Douglas L. Cannon, Montgomery, secretary-treasurer; and Mr. W. A. Dozier Jr., Montgomery, executive-secretary.


Rabies in Animal.—  Connecticut's first instance of rabies since 1949 was reported when a rabid skunk was found in New Canaan near the New York State border. It was reported that rabies in foxes has for several years been a problem in neighboring New York state, west of the Hudson River, which heretofore served as a natural barrier presumably in protecting Connecticut foxes.


State Medical Election.—  The Florida Medical Association has installed the following officers. Dr. William C. Roberts, Panama City, president; Dr. Jere W.