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February 17, 1900

Medical News.

JAMA. 1900;XXXIV(7):438-442. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.02460070054015

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A new medical monthly, The Stylus, St. Louis, Mo., has appeared.

There were 42 cases of the plague, and 41 deaths reported from Honolulu, January 31, and 57 from Kobe and Osaka, Japan, December 26 to January 10.

Prof. E. Haeckel, of Jena, was awarded its prize of 10,000 lire, for the most important scientific work of the last four years, by the Academy of Sciences at Turin.

The last German budget contains an appropriation for hydrotherapy as a department of medical instruction at Berlin. Professor Brieger will probably be placed in charge.

The record of small fees for lodge practice, according to the Bulletin Méd., is now held by Dr. Larcher, who received from the local lodge in a small town in France, sixty centimes, about equivalent to 12 cents, for a night labor case.

It is said that Senator Johnson of New Jersey will shortly present a bill

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