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—The Southern California State Hospital for the Insane, Patton, had a narrow escape from a disastrous fire September 15. Damage amounting to $2,000 was done.—The residence of Dr. David B. Fields, Weaverville, was destroyed by fire September 27.
—Early in October the new Santa Fe Hospital, Los Angeles, will be opened for use. It is probable that it will be used jointly by the Santa Fe, Southern Pacific and Salt Lake roads. The buildings are seven in number, connected with covered passages, and have cost altogether about $200,000.
Free Clinic Established.
—On October 2 a free medical and surgical clinic was opened at the hospital, Los Angeles, which is under the charge of the Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent De Paul. The surgical department is under the direction of Drs. Ernest A. Bryant and E. T. Dillon. The heads of other departments will be announced
Medical News. JAMA. 1905;XLV(16):1173–1180. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.02510160047014
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