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December 9, 1899

St. Louis.

JAMA. 1899;XXXIII(24):1503. doi:10.1001/jama.1899.02450760059022

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Dr. Simon Pollak, the oldest and one of the most honored physicians in this city has been seriously ill, but is now convalescing.

Dr. E. W. Lee, Omaha, Neb., who was medical director of the Trans-Mississippi Exposition was recently invited by the management of the St. Louis World's Fair (1903) to present his views on expositions, while passing through St. Louis en route to Europe.

Much has been said in the papers about typhoid fever in this city, but there has been only a little more than the usual number of cases of autumnal fever, and but a small percentage true typhoid, the majority being pernicious types of malarial fever.

HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT.  The medical profession here is becoming aroused to the importance of such modification of hospital management as to secure the services of the best medical talent. Under the existing conditions all the sick in each of the city