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November 10, 1900


JAMA. 1900;XXXV(19):1214-1216. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.02460450030002

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A testimonial banquet was tendered Dr. Christian Fenger, Nov. 3, his sixtieth birthday, at the Auditorium Hotel, Chicago. It was a representative gathering of over five hundred, characterized by good-fellowship and good feeling. The tables were tastefully arrayed with roses, chrysanthemums and other flowers.

After the banquet Dr. Murphy called the assembly to order and said he was proud of the opportunity to pay tribute to Dr. Fenger. As an executive officer, it was his pleasant privilege to tender the compliments of the assemblage. In honoring Dr. Fenger, they accentuated the ideal of the medical profession, for he had been emblematic of all that was pure, noble and truly scientific in medicine in this section for the last quarter of a century. He thanked the honored guests from abroad for being present. He was not unmindful of the many personal sacrifices they had made in leaving their homes and labor

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