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November 1926

News and Comment

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1926;14(5):571-575. doi:10.1001/archderm.1926.02370230076011

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Venereal Disease Clinic in Mobile.—  The city, county and state contribute funds to operate a venereal disease clinic at the City Hospital, Mobile, where treatment is offered all persons who are unable to provide it themselves; in the annual report of the board of commissioners of the city of Mobile, it appears that 3,466 persons were treated at this clinic in 1925, 2,516 of whom were negroes. There were administered 10,391 arsphenamine treatments, 2,569 of which were to white persons. The total number of individual treatments given at the venereal disease clinic last year was 25,865.


Suit Follows "Permanent Shave."—  George Scott, a motion picture appliance manufacturer in Los Angeles, recently brought suit for $175,000 damages against Jules M. Marton, inventor of a so-called method of removing hair, it is reported. Scott claims that his face was injured when Marton gave him a "permanent shave." In 1924, Marton

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