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June 9, 1900

Medical News.

JAMA. 1900;XXXIV(23):1497-1500. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.02460230053017

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Official information has been received at the War Department, Washington, D.C., that the Government of the Straits Settlements, by a notification published April 5 last, proclaimed Manila an infected port, on account of the presence of bubonic plague.

At the recent session of the State and Provincial Boards of Health of North America, at Atlantic City, N. J., the following officers were chosen: president, Dr. C. O. Probst, Ohio; vice-president, Dr. Henry Mitchell, New Jersey; secretary, Dr. C. L. Swartz, Rhode Island; treasurer, Dr. J. A. Egan, Illinois.

A banquet was tendered Professor von Bergmann, of Berlin, recently, by 300 of his friends in the profession. Liebreich made the principal address, paying special homage to von Bergmann as a leader in the fight which physicians have to wage constantly to obtain their rights.

The United States postal officials arrested the officers of the so-called "Metropolitan Medical College" of Chicago, on

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