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—The Santa Fe system has decided to erect a new hospital at La Junta, to cost $30,000.—The La Junta Sanitarium Association contemplates the erection of a new hospital to accommodate 25 patients and to cost about $11,000.
Medical Women Give Luncheon.
—The Women's Medical Society, Denver, gave a luncheon to the women members of the Colorado State Medical Society, October 12. Covers were laid for 25, and Dr. Kate Lindsey, formerly a medical missionary in South Africa, gave an address.
Health of Colorado Springs.
—Dr. P. Oliver Hanford, health commissioner of Colorado Springs, reports a death rate for August of 15.37 per annum. Only one case of scarlet fever was reported during August, and less typhoid fever than obtained in the corresponding month of last year.
—The Isolation Hospital, Granite City, was burned October 16, with a loss of $1,500.
Medical News. JAMA. 1906;XLVII(17):1384-1391. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.02520170048013