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—Dr. Eugen Cohn, assistant superintendent of the Chicago State Hospital, has been appointed superintendent of the Kankakee State Hospital, and will take charge of the Institution, August 15.—Dr. Cyrus H. Anderson, McLeansboro, has been appointed superintendent of the Anna State Hospital, succeeding Dr. Joseph A. Campbell (resigned).— Dr. Henry B. Carriel, Jacksonville, has been appointed state superintendent of the Dixon School and Colony for epileptics. —Dr. George A. Zeller, Peoria, has been appointed superintendent of the Alton State Hospital.—Dr. S. Victor Balderston, Evanston, director of the Northwestern Ambulance Company, No. 9, has been commissioned captain, M. O. R. C., U. S. Army.
Typhoid at State Hospital.
—July 16, four cases of suspected typhoid fever were reported