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January 16, 1904

Medical News.

JAMA. 1904;XLII(3):179-183. doi:10.1001/jama.1904.02490480041011

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Still More Smallpox. 

—It is reported that there are at present from 15 to 20 cases of smallpox among negroes at Stillmore. 

Memorial to Dr. Gaston.  —The Atlanta Society of Medicine at its last meeting adopted resolutions in memory of the late Dr. J. McFadden Gaston.

Cornerstone Laid.  —The cornerstone of the New Hospital for Incurables, Atlanta, was laid with appropriate ceremonies, January 3. The building is expected to cost about $12,000.

Physician Shoots Physician.  —Dr. Otis B. Sally, Augusta, was shot and seriously wounded by Dr. J. E. Durr, December 9. The cause is said to be professional jealousy. The bullet penetrated the apex of the right lung.

Election of Officers.  —The Chatham County Medical Society held its annual meeting at Savannah, January 6, and elected the following officers: President, Dr. J. Lawton Hiers; vice-presidents, Drs. George R. White and Ralph M. Thomson; recording secretary, Dr. Ralston Larrimore;

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