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October 5, 1901

Medical News.

JAMA. 1901;XXXVII(14):918-924. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.02470400042015

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CALIFORNIA. 

Street Cuspidors.  —Dr. T. J. McCoy, Los Angeles, favors the placing of cuspidors on street corners and in office buildings, with sewer connections and constantly flushed with running water. This, he believes, would do away with a very potent source of tuberculosis infection.

Los Angeles County Hospital.  —An additional tax levy has been ordered which will provide $150,000 for a new county hospital for Los Angeles. The institution is to consist of fifteen two-story wards with accommodations for nurses and attendants, fire-proof and equipped with all modern conveniences.

COLORADO.  Dr. John W. O'Connor, chief surgeon of the Denver and Rio Grande Railway, has been appointed chief surgeon of the Rio Grande Western Railway, vice Dr. Frederick J. Bancroft, resigned.

New Teller County Hospital.  —The plans for a new county hospital, to be located at Cripple Creek, have been approved by the State Board of Charities and Corrections,and the building

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