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April 2, 1927


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Osage, Iowa.

JAMA. 1927;88(14):1097. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02680400053030

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To the Editor:  —In an article entitled "First-Hand Impressions of the Philippine Problem," former Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson pays the following tribute to the medical profession:Although we in America have never heard enough about it to give it due credit, the work of the men of the Medical Corps of the United States Army and of the United States Public Health Service has written just as bright a page in the Philippines as that which in Cuba and Panama brought about the extermination of yellow fever and saved the Southern states of this country from the threat which hung over them every summer.Among the men who contributed in a very great measure to the success of this work in the Philippines must be included the late William Everett Musgrave. I believe that some movement should be inaugurated to honor the memory of this modest, fearless, untiring

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