January 23, 1904

Medical News.

JAMA. 1904;XLII(4):251-255. doi:10.1001/jama.1904.02490490041012

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Physician's House Burned.  —The house of Dr. George T. Rowland, Martinsville, with all its contents, was recently burned.

Smallpox at Sandoval.  —Public schools at Sandoval have been closed and general vaccination has been ordered on account of an epidemic of smallpox.

Operation on Rockford Physician.  —Dr. Arthur F. Comings of Rockford was operated on January 14. The operation revealed pancreatitis, multiple abscesses of the pancreas and cholelithiasis. Dr. Comings rallied well after the operation.


Many Patients Treated.  —The annual report of the Hospital of St. Anthony of Padua shows that during the year 1,099 patients were treated.

Will Rebuild Hospital.  —Michael Rees Hospital is to be rebuilt at a cost of more than $250,000. A special committee of the United Hebrew Charity Association has raised $145,000 of the amount.

Chirography Expert Dead.  —Henry L. Tolman, noted as a microscopist, and an expert in handwriting, professor of medical jurisprudence

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