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May 29, 1897


JAMA. 1897;XXVIII(22):1044. doi:10.1001/jama.1897.02440220040021

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Ohio State Medical Society.  —The fifty-second annual meeting was held in Cleveland and in many features was decidedly successful. The total membership is nearly 900 and about one-third were in attendance. The society took action on the proposed amendment to the State medical laws which provides for the establishment of boards of examiners independent of college faculties. It met with considerable opposition especially from Cincinnati college representatives and at one session the resolution was tabled. But the sentiment of the decided majority could not be thus silenced and on reconsideration the opposition was overwhelmed by the strong arraignment of the college authorities and the manifest endorsement of the provisions of the amendment. Three hundred and twenty-five participated in the annual banquet of Thursday evening. Dr. Dan Millikin, the prince of post-prandial orators, presided and it was demonstrated that this form of entertainment can be made a most potent factor in

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