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September 6, 1890


JAMA. 1890;XV(10):367-368. doi:10.1001/jama.1890.02410360027006

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Stories of a Country Doctor.  —This clever volume by Dr. Willis P. King, formerly president of the Missouri State Medical Association, is true to its title, and has the advantage of suitable illustration. It contains nearly four hundred pages, issued from a printing house in Kansas City. This book will commend itself to the profession, above the few others of its class that have been attempted in this country, because of the keen observation, joined to a subtle sense of humor, possessed by its author, who is able with dignity and friendliness to give an insight into the curious corners of rural experience. It must have required no little courage on the part of Dr. King to publish these recitals, but he has proved himself the master of the situation and may expect good degree of success and solid returns.

The Philadelphia College Prize Award.  —The Alvarenga prize of the

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