THE HIGHER THE ORDER OF RAILWAY SURGERY, THE GREATER THE PROTECTION TO THE EMPLOYE, THE PASSENGER AND THE COMPANY.
The President's Address, Delivered before the Fifth Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Railway Surgeons, held at Chicago, Oct. 5, 6 and 7, 1898.BY R. HARVEY REED, M.D.Superintendent and Surgeon-in-charge, Wyoming General Hospital; President Wyoming State Medical Society; Assistant Surgeon Union Pacific Railroad. ROCK SPRINGS. WYO.The deaths resulting from the slaughter and illness in the Spanish-American war, which has scarcely closed, saying nothing of the wounded and sick who will recover from their misfortunes, have enlisted the sympathy of every citizen of this, the greatest nation on the earth. Those who participated in this brief but decisive war would scarcely number more than 400,000 people, including the armies of both nations.It is true, if we can place reliance in the reports made from time to time, that