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February 19, 1916

Oertel System of Graduated Exercises at Hot Springs

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Hot Springs, Ark.

JAMA. 1916;LXVI(8):592-593. doi:10.1001/jama.1916.02580340048031

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To the Editor:  —With the realization of our local resources of climate, topography and government ownership of the reservation, a committee of the Hot Springs-Garland County Medical Society during the past year took up with the local representative of the Department of the Interior the question of laying out a course for the Oertel system of graduated exercise.Having, in the past few years, spent thousands of dollars on its system of roads and foot-paths through the scenic reservation, the government readily consented to add the finishing touches to complete the system. These consisted of:

  1. A careful survey to determine the degree of slant and altitude.

  2. Placing at short intervals of stone markers properly numbered and colored.

  3. The preparation of a small map with routes colored to correspond to the stone markers. From the back of the map may be determined at any numbered and colored stone marker the distance,

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