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September 15, 1906

Medical News

JAMA. 1906;XLVII(11):866-871. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.02520110050013

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Committed to Dunning.  —Dr. Christian R. Hartung was examined in the insane court September 6 and committed to the Cook County Hospital for the Insane, Dunning.

Hospital Dedicated.  —St. Vincent's Hospital, Taylorville, was dedicated August 22 with appropriate ceremonies. The hospital was erected at a cost of about $25.000 and will be in charge of the Sisters of the Most Precious Blood.

Coroner's Record for August.  —The coroner of Cook County reports for August a larger death roll than any month since the Iroquois Theater fire. The table of deaths from other than natural causes during the month was as follows: Suicide, 30; drowning, 29: heat prostration, 27; railroad accidents. 26; homicide, 14: street car accidents, 13; lightning, 1, and scenic railway accident, 1.

Warning Against Diphtheria.  —The commissioner of health has issued a warning to parents and teachers of children of the public schools to pay particular

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