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January 4, 1890


JAMA. 1890;XIV(1):24-25. doi:10.1001/jama.1890.02410010036007

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Cornell University, New York.  —The authorities at Cornell University have in consideration the ways and means for the establishment of a department of medicine. They wish to found a school of the highest requirements and with an endowment proportionally large. They have gone so far as to select a name for it, as follows: "The College of Medicine of the Cornell University," and they would by preference have its location away from Ithaca, either at New York City or Brooklyn. If a handsome endowment can be secured, the rest will follow readily.

A Ladies' Health Association.  —A sanitary question, which has been before the Board of Health of New York City for some time, has been that of the handling of offensive stable refuse. The ladies belonging to the Health Protective Association have attacked this deeply rooted nuisance to crowded localities, year after year, until finally they have won

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