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—Dr. Arthur Parsons has been elected mayor of Geneseo.—Dr. James Parkhurst, Grand Detour, who has been ill with pneumonia, is improving.—During the recent floods on the Ohio River, Dr. J. C. Westervelt, Shelbyville, represented the State Board of Health at Shawneetown and Dr. Charles J. Boswell, Cairo, and Dr. Charles E. Crawford, Rockford, at Cairo.
Vote for County Sanatorium.
—At the city election in Rockford, April 15, advantage was taken of the Glackin act of 1908-9 and a vote was taken "for the levy of a tax for a public tuberculosis sanatorium." As the result of an active campaign by the Winnebago County Antituberculosis Association, this proposition passed by a substantial majority and Winnebago County will have in the near future a free antituberculosis sanatorium.
Death of Dr. Daugherty.
—Dr. C. A. Daugherty, South Bend, Trustee of the American Medical Association, died April 23. A further notice
Medical News. JAMA. 1913;60(17):1309-1312. doi:10.1001/jama.1913.04340170037023