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April 1, 1905

Medical News

JAMA. 1905;XLIV(13):1041-1047. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.02500400045016

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Accident.  —Dr. Jesse E. Robins, city physician of Ensley, was seriously injured in a runaway accident, March 4.

Fire Losses.  —Dr. Lucian A. Spencer, Bessemer, suffered a loss of $10,000 in the destruction of his house by fire. He carried only $2,500 insurance.—The offices of Drs. Byron T. and Orion T. Dozier, Birmingham, were destroyed by fire. The loss was $7,500; the insurance, $1,000.

Personal.  —Dr. William C. Wheeler, Huntsville, has been reelected physician of the city and of Madison County.—Dr. Robert B. Harkness, Birmingham, has been elected city physician and physician of Jefferson County.—Dr. E. P. Lacey, Bessemer, has been critically ill with pneumonia.


Hospital Opened.  —The Sisters' Hospital, Chico, was opened to the public March 1.

Hospital Incorporated.  —The St. Francis Hospital Association has been incorporated at San Francisco with a capital stock of $75,000.

February Deaths.  —During February 1,178 deaths were reported, equivalent to an

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