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January 18, 1890


JAMA. 1890;XIV(3):99. doi:10.1001/jama.1890.02410030027007

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HOME.  A Natural Turkish Bath has been discovered near Salida, Col. In digging a well not far from the Wellsville Hot Springs a cave was struck with apartments similar to the rooms of a house, the heat being so intense as to cause a veritable sweat-bath. The largest room was 20 feet long, 10 feet wide and 10 feet high, and the walls and ceiling perfectly smooth.

Medical Association of Life Insurance Directors.  —An organization has been formed among the medical directors of life insurance companies. Twenty companies were represented at the first meeting. which was held in New York City in December. The Association has for its object the promotion of medical science as applied to life insurance. Dr. J. M. Keating, of Philadelphia, is President and Dr. J. Frank Wells, of Boston, Secretary.Dr. T. J. W. Burgess has been appointed Medical Superintendent of the new Protestant Insane

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