June 27, 1891


JAMA. 1891;XVI(26):920-921. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02410780020008

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The French-Canadian Invasion of New England.  —There has been established a new medical journal in French, edited by E. Sirois, M.D., of Three Rivers, Mass. It is the official organ of the Société Medico chirurgicale Canadienne-Francaise de la Nouvelle Angleterre, that was founded in Worcester, Mass., in 1887. The membership now numbers over thirty, mostly from Massachusetts.

Dr. Alt's Connection with the St. Louis Miracle (!):  —The so-called " miraculous " case of Sister Mary Philomena at St. Louis not long since, and with which it has been reported that Dr. Adolph Alt, editor of the Journal of Ophthalmology, was in some way professionally connected, is disposed of by Dr. Alt in the current issue of the journal over which he presides.Dr. Alt denies in unequivocal terms having any connection with, or knowledge of, any miracle. Dr. Alt said he was called upon one occasion-previous to the reported miracle—and

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