October 4, 1930

Medical News

JAMA. 1930;95(14):1026-1029. doi:10.1001/jama.1930.02720140048017

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Society News.  —During the session of the Northwest District Medical Society, October 3-4, a portrait of Dr. Josiah Clark Nott, founder and first professor of surgery at the University of Alabama Medical School at Mobile, will be unveiled by Mr. James Van Antwerp, the donor. The guest of honor on the clinical program to be given entirely by Mobile graduates will be Dr. John A. Lanford of the University of Louisiana School of Medicine, New Orleans. On Saturday the visitors will be guests at the Alabama-Mississippi football game.


A Million for the Sick Poor.  —The largest bequest in the $10,000,000 will of the late Senator James D. Phelan, filed for probate in San Francisco, was $1,000,000 to

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