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July 26, 1884


JAMA. 1884;III(4):109-110. doi:10.1001/jama.1884.02390530025012

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London, June, 1884.

No doubt many who intend visiting the meeting of the Medical Congress to be held at Copenhagen in August, will avail themselves of the offer of the Ocean Steam Yachting Company to take passengers to the meeting in their steam yacht "Ceylon" for a fare of £30 each person, this to include living on board in port, table wine, and boat service. This arrangement sounds pleasant, and will obviate the discomfort of living in crowded hotels.

Since the suspension of the Contagious Diseases Acts, the various female Lock Hospitals in the towns where the acts were previously enforced seem to have been practically empty, whilst the percentage of venereal diseases amongst the troops seems to be on the increase, in spite of the assertion of those opposed to the working of the Contagious Diseases acts. A deputation of gentlemen opposed to state interference with prostitution have waited

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