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November 17, 1906

Medical News

JAMA. 1906;XLVII(20):1661-1667. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.02520200057011

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Personal.  —Dr. John C. O'Connor and family, Buffalo, have returned from Pueblo, Colo.—Dr. Frank E. Baldwin, Peoria, who is suffering from septicemia, is improving.

Addition to Hospital.  —A 12-room addition to the main building of Beverly Farms, Godfrey, has just been completed and furnished, and the new school and gymnasium building is also open for continuous service. Dr. W. H. C. Smith is superintendent of the institution.

Burning Leaves.  —Dr. James A. Egan, secretary of the State Board of Health, declares that there should be an ordinance against the burning of leaves at night, or in the evening, as the smoke irritates the throat and leaves it susceptible to the lodgment of germs of diphtheria and other diseases.

Typhoid Fever at Mont Clare.  —Typhoid fever is reported to be raging at Mont Clare and the surrounding territory, on the northwestern border of Chicago. Officials of the health department report

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