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New Hospital In Cairo.
—Dr. Alpheus A. Bonduratn has completed arrangements for the erection of a new hospital on Seventh Street, to cost about $50,000. The building will be fre-proof, with the latest ideas as to sanitation, ventilation, etc., and will contain about forty private rooms, besides four wards. It is expected to be ready to receive patients next summer.
County Antituberculosis Society Formed.
—At a meeting held in Urbana, October 24, the Champaign County Association for the Prevention of Tuberculosis was organized. Hon. J. O. Cunningham, Urbana, was elected as temporary chairman, and Prof. W. W. Earnest, Champaign, temporary secretary. A committee on organization was appointed, to report in two weeks.
Deaths of the First Half-Year.
—According to the reports of the State Board of Health, pneumonia was the chief cause of deaths during the six months ended July 1. The percentages of the chief death causes were as
Medical News. JAMA. 1911;LVII(20):1622–1628. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260110122023
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