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December 2, 1893


JAMA. 1893;XXI(23):859. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420750029004

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In our miscellany column of the issue of Nov. 18, we noticed the Virchow Jubilee as a matter of current news, transmitted by cable; by the slower medium of the mail we have the details of that most interesting event.

Our Berlin special is a little late this week, owing to delays in the mails, but none the less interesting is the narrative, told in true German fashion, of the eventful day which celebrated Virchow's entrance as a master in medicine fifty years ago. The venerable Kölliker for once left off looking through his microscope to attend the feast and do honor to his great associate, who has for many years without question, been acknowledged as the most famous medical man of our times. Virchow is known by his writings to the medical men throughout the civilized world, and here in America are many who have been honored by a

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