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The Dental Congress and Exhibit
A dental congress and exhibit was recently organized by the two largest French dental societies, the Association générale syndicale des dentistes and the Syndicat des chirurgiensdentistes de France. The meetings continued for a week in the vast halls of the Grand Palais. There were addresses, practical demonstrations and lectures on the material and moral interests of the profession, and also a large exhibit of dental equipment. The practical work of organizing the congress, and, more particularly, the exhibit, which was participated in by more than 120 manufacturers, French and foreign, was carried out by the minister of commerce and industry.
The Smallpox Scare in France
The general public became much aroused over certain incidents that occurred in connection with the disembarking at Marseilles of several hundred passengers from Bombay. On the arrival of the British steamer Tuscania at Marseilles, March 27, the ship's physician notified
PARIS. JAMA. 1929;92(21):1775–1776. doi:10.1001/jama.1929.02700470051023