I realize that it is not alone the buildings of the new hospital and their arrangement which aroused interest and prompted the invitation to me to present to you the illustrations of it, but also the fact that we of Cincinnati have the unique distinction of being the first in this country to possess a strictly municipal university with the medical college an integral part thereof, and a large municipal general hospital, which is the clinical and pathologic school of the medical department — an organization resembling those found in Germany, which I believe we all agree is the best, and which, let us hope is the type that will, in the future, largely be accepted as the standard in this country.
I disclaim any desire to detract in the slightest from the praise due privately endowed or sectarian hospitals, for the splendid service they have rendered and are rendering,
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