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November 16, 1889


JAMA. 1889;XIII(20):709-710. doi:10.1001/jama.1889.02401160023006

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HOME.  Li Po Tai, a Chinese physician, who has resided in San Francisco for thirty years, is said to have a professional income of $6,000 per month.

The Transportation of Dead Bodies.  — The Association of Baggagemen, which recently met in Detroit, passed resolutions insisting that all bodies of persons dead from contagious diseases, held for transportation, must be properly prepared for shipment by being wrapped in sheets saturated with mercuric chloride and placed in metallic caskets, to prevent the spread of the disease.The Country Doctor is the title of a new journalistic venture to be issued January 1, 1890, under the editorial management of Dr. J. T. McColgan, of Arcot, Tenn.

To our Readers.  —Through a mistake in our mailing department duplicate copies of The Journal of November 9 were sent to some of the members and subscribers. We shall esteem it a favor if those receiving said

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