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November 26, 1904

Medical News.

JAMA. 1904;XLIII(22):1637-1641. doi:10.1001/jama.1904.02500220047016

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Convict Physician.  —Dr. L. F. Harvin, Atlanta, who is serving a life sentence for murder, has been made physician of the West Holmes and Coffey convict camps, near Valdosta.

Ill and Injured.  —Dr. Abner W. Calhoun, Atlanta, is seriously ill with ptomain poisoning.—Dr. J. William Anderson, Clinton, is critically ill at his home.—Dr. W. Monroe Smith, Atlanta, was seriously injured in a runaway accident November 2.

A Brave Physician.  —Dr. E. B. Elder, house physician at the Macon Hospital, defeated the plans of a party of men who supposedly wanted to lynch a wounded murderer in the hospital, by confronting the party, informing the members that they could not enter the hospital and emphasizing his statement with a revolver.


Protest at Proposed Removal.  —Members of the Sangamon County Medical Society lodged a violent protest November 14 against the proposition to remove the office of the Illinois Medical Journal

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