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June 1, 1895


JAMA. 1895;XXIV(22):859-860. doi:10.1001/jama.1895.02430220037009

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The semi-centennial meeting in Columbus, May 15-17, was an indication of decided progress in the affairs and influence of the society. Nearly five hundred physicians attended, most of them members. One hundred new members were admitted, making the total permanent membership about eight hun dred and twenty-five.

The program contained a lecture by Judson Daland on malaria, illustrated by lantern slides. The Doctor was elected an honorary member of the society. Two alleged leprosy cases were exhibited by Dr. J. G. McDougal. These cases are quite distinctly an Ohio production, adding to the interest in them. We shall print this paper with the photographs in an early number of the Journal.

Other notable features of the sessions were an elaborate presentation of the status of the treatment of diphtheria from different parts of the State by Drs. Howard and Ohlmacher, of Cleveland; Case, of Ashtabula; Moore, of Columbus; Eichberg, of

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