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Health at Wilmington.
—Telegraphic reports to the U. S. Department of Commerce from sixty-three cities with a total population of about 29 million, for the week ending October 5, indicate that the lowest mortality rate (7.7) was for Wilmington, and that the mortality rate for the group of cities as a whole was 11. The mortality rate for Wilmington for the corresponding week last year was 11.4 and for the group of cities, 12.3.
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
—Frank H. Chittenden, Sc.D., for many years with the bureau of entomology, U. S. Department of Agriculture, died suddenly, September 15, aged 70.
National Institute of Psychology Incorporated.
—This organization has been incorporated