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—Dr. John H. Wedig, Granite City, was seriously burned on the face and hands september 12 when the engine of his automobile caught fire, destroying the machine.—Dr. J. A. Campbell, recently appointed superintendent of the Watertown Hospital, took charge September 14.—Hastings H. Hart has resigned as state superintendent of the Illinois Children's Home and Aid Society.—Dr. S. V. Balderston, Evanston, has resigned as commissioner of health.
Medical Society Refuses to Nominate Evanston Commissioner of Health.
—The Evanston Branch of the Chicago Medical Society has declined to accede to the mayor's request for the nomination of a commissioner of health in view of the facts that the city is unable to remunerate adequately the service of a physician of the type required, and that the honor of the office has been lowered by placing the health department under control of a new officer, the director of public safety.
Medical News. JAMA. 1913;61(14):1302-1309. doi:10.1001/jama.1913.04350150058023