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October 31, 1903

Medical News.

JAMA. 1903;XLI(18):1095-1099. doi:10.1001/jama.1903.02490370037009

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Did Not Report Smallpox.  —A negro employe of the Mobile postoffice was fined $10 for failing to report to theboard of health the presence of smallpox in his family.

College Loses Appropriation.  —The governor failed to sign the bill appropriating $20,000 to aid Mobile Medical College. He declared that he did not believe the bill received the constitutional majority, and that, further, he did not see that the source of the money had been provided.

Quarantine Ends November i.  —At a meeting of the Quarantine Board of Mobile Bay, the action of the Louisiana Quarantine Board was agreed to, which lessens, after October 15, quarantine regulations applying to Central American ports, and practically abolishes quarantine after November 1.

Personal.  —Dr. Frank A. Lupton, Birmingham, has been elected a member of the board of censors of the Jefferson County Medical Society, vice Dr. Edward P. Riggs, resigned. —Drs. Emmet K.

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