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November 9, 1912

Medical News

JAMA. 1912;LIX(19):1726-1730. doi:10.1001/jama.1912.04270110140026

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New Hospital for Burbank.  —The new hospital being erected at Burbank will be of reinforced concrete and practically fire-proof, and will cost not less than $5,000.

Appropriation for State Hospital.  —The trustees of the Stockton State Hospital have asked an appropriation of $900,000 for maintenance for the next biennium.Leper Colony Planned.—The health officer of Los Angeles County proposes that a colony for the care of lepers should be established on San Clemente Island, off the coast of Southern California.


Gifts to Hospital.  —The Jewish National Hospital for Consumptives received some valuable gifts, including the James E. Shoenberg Memorial, a well-equipped trade school, and the Dudley C. Shoenberg gift, a farm of sixty acres stocked with a herd of cattle and three thousand chickens.

Leper Transferred to Washington.  —C. W. Bronson, the leper who recently escaped from a leper colony in California and was apprehended by Colorado officials

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