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JAMA. 1904;XLII(5):317-321. doi:10.1001/jama.1904.02490500037012.
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Personal.  —Dr. and Mrs. Carey Culbertson, Piper City, have returned from a seven-months' stay abroad.

Smallpox.  —A case appeared at Berwyn, Cook County, last week.—Springfield is now free from the disease.—An epidemic is said to be raging in New Athens.

Hospital Staff Election.  —At the annual meeting, January 19, of the staff of St. Mary's Hospital, Quincy, the following officers were elected: President, Dr. John A. Koch; vice-president, Dr. John K. Reticker, and secretary-treasurer, Dr. F. T. Brenner.

Canton Epidemic Subsiding.  —Inspectors from the State Board of Health have returned from a visit to Canton, and report that only a few cases of typhoid fever still exist, and that there seems to be no danger of a further spread. About 125 cases have been reported, with 17 deaths. At present the disease is confined to ten dwellings. The local health authorities, aided by the State Board of Health, are


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