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December 8, 1888

EDITORIAL NOTES.

JAMA. 1888;XI(23):815-816. doi:10.1001/jama.1888.02400740023006

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Abstract

Dr. Thomas G. Morton, of Philadelphia, has been made an honorary member of the Society of Mental Medicine, of Ghent, Belgium.

Garbage Cremation.  —The board of health of San Diego, Cal., does not favor cremation as a method of garbage disposal. Has the board made a proper examination of the matter?Sir William Jenner has resigned from the British Medical Association, it is said, on account of the publication in the British Medical Journal of the late Emperor Frederick's note to Dr. Mackenzie.

Scarlet Fever in Milwaukee.  —On Nov. 17 there were 24 cases of scarlet fever in Milwaukee, and within the next week 14 new cases developed. Up to Nov. 24 there had been 12 recoveries and 2 deaths.

Compulsory Vaccination.  —Small-pox is causing some alarm on the Pacific Coast and a short time ago fourteen doctors and a number of medical students made a descent on the schools

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