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—A bill has passed the legislature, carrying an appropriation of $150,000, for the erection of a state sanatorium for the treatment of poor patients suffering from tuberculosis.
Governor Favors Vaccination.
—Governor Pardee, on March 8, sent a message to the senate vetoing the bill to prevent vaccination being made a compulsory condition for admission to the public schools. The senate refused to pass the bill over the veto by a vote of 23 to 3.
—By the will of the late Daniel Kerns, Quincy, St. Mary's Hospital in that city receives a bequest of $1,000.
—Libertyville schools have been closed because of the prevalence of diphtheria. At least 10 cases have been reported and two deaths have occurred.
Eye and Ear Society.
—At a meeting held in Danville, March 7, the Eastern Illinois Ophthalmological and Otological Society was organized with the following officers:
Medical News.. JAMA. 1905;XLIV(11):882-886. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.02500380046017