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August 6, 1904

Medical News.

JAMA. 1904;XLIII(6):408-412. doi:10.1001/jama.1904.02500060044011

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Hospital Burned.  —The Mount Vernon Hospital was destroyed by fire, July 22, causing a loss of about $8,000, partially covered by insurance of $5,000. The patients were removed without casualty.

Cancer Curer Acquitted.  —"Dr." Hattie Cain, Lewistown, who has a salve for cancer, and was arraigned a short time ago for violation of the medical practice act, has been acquitted.

Personal.  —Dr. Charles H. Mills, Champaign, who was 81 years old on July 23, has been in active practice for 55 years. —Dr. Louis H. Clampit, Jacksonville, has been made physician-in-charge of the south annex of the Illinois Central Hospital for the Insane, and Dr. Herbert A. Potts has been appointed assistant physician in his stead.—Dr. George T. Kemp, professor of physiology at the University of Illinois, Urbana, leaves this month for Europe.—Dr. Sarah H. Brayton, Evanston, left for Europe July 20. She expects to spend several

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