In this paper HOWE again makes a strong plea for legislation compelling the use of Crede's method in public institutions, producing statistics showing how, by this means, the disease can be practically wiped out. A committee was appointed by the Society, of which Dr. Howe was made chairman, to report on the subject at the next meeting of the Society.
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