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August 10, 1912

Medical News

JAMA. 1912;LIX(6):453-459. doi:10.1001/jama.1912.04270080135028

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Leper in Denver.  —A leper who escaped from the City Leper Hospital, San Francisco, is at present under surveillance in Denver and is confined in a tent at the pest house.

Home for Mental Defectives.  —A new city home for mental defectives, Denver, was opened for the reception of patients, July 21. The present capacity of the institution is eighty. The first patients admitted were sixtecn children, wards of the state, who had been inmates of a private hospital in Pueblo.

Free Clinic at Pueblo.  —The month of July was devoted by the Pueblo County Medical Society to a free clinic at Pueblo. The operative work was done chiefly between July 22 and 29, at St. Mary's, Minnequa, Woodcroft and the County hospitals. During this week the members of the State Medical Society were the guests of the Pueblo County Medical Society. A complimentary banquet was given to the visiting physicians by the society, July 21, at which Dr. William Frederick Singer Officiated as toastmaster.

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