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August 12, 1905

Medical News

JAMA. 1905;XLV(7):470-476. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.02510070038013

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Abstract

ILLINOIS. 

Measles in Evanston.  —Evanston is suffering from an epidemic of measles, of which 200 cases have been reported. The Evanston branch of the Chicago Medical Society has appointed a committee consisting of Drs. Sarah H. Brayton, Henry B. Hemenway and Stephen V. Balderston, to assist the local health department.

Farmers Doped and Duped.  —It is reported that about 20 farmers in Lake County have been swindled by an alleged physician, who agreed to cure them of supposedly incurable diseases, and accepted in payment for his services notes payable one year from date. Medicine which was sent could not be taken and in due course the notes were presented for payment.

Personal.  —Dr. Theodore A. Johnson, Xenia, has been reappointed sanitary physician of the city.—Dr. John S. Kennelley, Easton, was thrown from his buggy July 27 and fractured his left leg.—Dr. Robert J. Midgley, Wilmington, has started for Europe.—Dr. Richard

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