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October 20, 1906

Medical News

JAMA. 1906;XLVII(16):1307-1315. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.02520160071010

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ILLINOIS. 

Communicable Diseases.  —Two cases of smallpox are reported from Hillary, Vermillion County.—An epidemic of diphtheria has reached such dimensions in Brimfield that schools have been ordered closed and public meetings have been prohibited.—Four cases of scarlet fever and 5 cases of diphtheria are reported from Moline.

Warning to License-Issuing Officers.  —The State Board of Health has called the attention of mayors, chiefs of police and license-issuing officers of municipalities of Illinois to the fact that in issuing licenses to itinerant vendors of medicine who do not hold licenses as such, issued by the State Board of Health, they are approving and giving their sanction to a direct violation of the state law.

Personal.  —Dr. Jonathan Dearborn, Mount Sterling, celebrated his eighty-first birthday, October 6.—Dr. Augustus H. Malm, Princeton, coroner of Bureau County, by virtue of a provision of the state law, will also take the office of sheriff of

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