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JAMA. 1900;XXXIV(14):884-888. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.02460140056018.
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A. J. Newton, Lord Mayor of London, has donated $10,000 toward defraying the expenses of the hospital ship Maine in its beneficent work in South Africa.

The half-crown equipment fund being raised by the editor of the British Medical Journal, in connection with the South African war, now amounts to something over £335.

An absurd rumor was circulated last week to the effect that Dr. Richard Dewey, of Wauwatosa, Wis., was insane. It may be needless for us to say that the rumor is groundless.

The Municipal Council of Paris has decided to put up signs prohibiting expectoration on the floors and sidewalks. The Figaro observes that no attention will be paid to the admonition unless a penalty is attached.

A SCULPTURED tablet of great beauty was unveiled at the Military Hospital at Rome, March 18, to the memory of the members of the profession killed in the campaigns in


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