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September 9, 1905

Medical News

JAMA. 1905;XLV(11):796-800. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.02510110052015

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Smallpox.  —Four cases of smallpox are said to have developed in Monmouth.—An inspector for the State Board of Health was sent to Hull, White County, August 28, where an epidemic of smallpox was reported.

Personal.  —Dr. William C. Clarke, Cairo. has resigned his position as chief health inspector.—Dr. William A. Balcke, Cropsey, has returned from Bloomington. where he underwent an operation for appendicitis.—Dr. W. R. Hamilton, an aged physician of Peoria, was knocked down by a buggy and seriously injured, August 30.

Hospital Notes.  —The hospital fund for Taylorville Hospital now amounts to more than $2,300.—The Misses Alice and Caroline Graham, Washington, D. C., formerly residents of Canton, propose to furnish the necessary grounds and to erect a public hospital building thereon at Canton, to cost about $15,000, and containing about twenty rooms, under the condition that an endowment of $20.000

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