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October 15, 1904

Medical News.

JAMA. 1904;XLIII(16):1152-1156. doi:10.1001/jama.1904.02500160054013

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College to Open.  —The medical department of the University of Arkansas, Little Rock, opens for the year on October 17.

Missing Physician Returns.  —Dr. Richard G. Lightle, announced as having been burned to death several months ago, and later accused of an attempt to defraud a life insurance company, has returned to Searcy.Smallpox is said to be epidemic at Dee, Craighead County, where 21 cases have been reported.—The city physician of Argenta, Dr. Homer L. White, reports that during the recent visitation 50 cases of smallpox occurred with 9 deaths, and that the total expense to the city was $1,701.82, or $29.34 per capita.


Tent City for Consumptives.  —A tented city, built up under the auspices of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, on a 20-acre tract near Denver, where consumptives, regardless of creed or financial condition, will be housed and treated, was dedicated September 4.

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