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October 6, 1906

Medical News

JAMA. 1906;XLVII(14):1105-1116. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.02520140041016

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College Opens.  —The forty-first annual session of the Medical College of Alabama, Mobile, opened October 3.

Hospital Notes.  —Jefferson County Medical Society has endorsed the proposed charity hospital to be erected in Birmingham, and a committee has been appointed to frame a bill providing for the erection and to decide whether bonds shall be issued to cover the cost of constructing and maintaining the hospital.

State Did Not Make Out Its Case.  —In the case of the state of Alabama against Drs. Philander S. Bovd and Breckinridge J. Duckett, Florence, charged with manslaughter due to the use of a too strong solution of carbolic acid, the judge closed the case of the state September 20 by taking it out of the hands of the jury and dismissing the defendants, as the experts agreed that the death was not due to carbolic acid poisoning.


Fined for Selling Impure Milk. 

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