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May 31, 1902

Medical News.

JAMA. 1902;XXXVIII(22):1449-1454. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480220035021

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ALABAMA. 

Evacuation of Prison.  On account of the recent epidemic of pneumonia in the prison at Coalburg camp, and the exceedingly high mortality, the governor has ordered the 200 state convicts confined there to be removed to another locality.

Cornerstone Laid.  The cornerstone of St. Margaret's Hospital, Montgomery, was laid with appropriate ceremonies, May 20. The building is to be three stories high, and 140 by 90 feet. The temporary hospital will be ready to receive patients about June 1.

Faculty Changes.  At the annual meeting of the faculty of the Medical College of Alabama, Mobile, Dr. Tucker H. Frazer was elected to the chair of physiology and hygiene, vice Dr. W. B. Pape, deceased, and Dr. William R. Jackson was elected professor of surgery, vice Dr. W. T. Scales, deceased.

Sanitarium Incorporated.  At Birmingham a charter has been obtained for the Highland Sanitarium, the incorporators being Drs. Edward P.

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