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August 11, 1900

Medical News.

JAMA. 1900;XXXV(6):363-366. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.02460320033019

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William B. Berry, M.D., Speaker of the House of Assembly of the Cape of Good Hope, has been created a Knight of Great Britain and Ireland.

Naval medical supplies and dressings have been sent on the water-ship Arethusa to the American ships at Taku, China, by Surgeon-General Van Reypen of the navy.

Dr. A. M. Ruffer, president of the Sanitary Maritime and Quarantine Board of Egypt, has received from the Sultan of Turkey the Order and Insignia of the Medjidieh of the second class.

A lupus institute, modeled on Finsen's Phototherapeutic Institute in Denmark, has been founded at St. Petersburg. Dr. Sarapin, who has been studying under Finsen, has been placed in charge.

The degree of Doctor of Laws has been conferred by the University of Michigan and Dickinson College upon Dr. Lewis Stephen Pilcher, of the Methodist Episcopal Hospital, of Brooklyn, and editor of The Annals of Surgery.


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