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April 3, 1897


JAMA. 1897;XXVIII(14):657-658. doi:10.1001/jama.1897.02440140033005

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On March 22 last Mr. Gallinger of New Hampshire (Ecl. Med. Inst. of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1858 and New York Homeo. Med. Coll. 1868) introduced a bill in the United States Senate (S. 1063) for the further prevention of cruelty to animals in the District of Columbia, which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the District. This is the same bill as S. 1552 of the Fifty-fourth Congress which was reported favorably by Mr. Gallinger from the District Committee of the Senate May 26, 1896, but which failed to obtain consideration during the short session.

The soft hearted and well meaning but narrow minded agitators of the Humane Society recognize from the manner in which the subject was handled last year in the sub-committee of the Senate, that they possess a friend at court, and there is no doubt that every effort will be directed during the sessions

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