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March 31, 1900

Medical News.

JAMA. 1900;XXXIV(13):823-828. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.02460130055019

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A pathologic laboratory is to be established on the Congo, at Leopoldsville, the terminus of the Congo Railway. A bequest of 50,000 francs has been left for this purpose.

A bill has been introduced in the Italian parliament favoring Italian physicians at the expense of all others, by limiting the practice of foreign physicians to foreign patients.

The German Emperor has offered a prize of nearly $20,000 for an automobile that can be used in war. Competition for this may bring the "medical automobile" nearer realization.

The candidates for the chair of medicine at Edinburgh include: Drs. John Wyllie, Byrom Bramwell, Alexander James and G. A. Gibson, all fellows of the Royal College of Physicians at Edinburgh, besides Dr. Wm. Osler of Johns Hopkins, as previously mentioned in The Journal.

None are now received at either of the two convalescent homes to which patients are sent from the Paris hospitals,

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