Medicine: Benefactor's Reward

W. L. Mackenzie King, American-trained Liberal Premier of Canada, moved in the House of Commons at Ottawa an appropriation for an annuity of $7,500 for Dr. Frederick G. Banting, of the University of Toronto, discoverer of insulin (new remedy for diabetes). This stipend, which will enable the scientist to devote his life to medical research, gives evidence that a great democratic people can learn to recognize its true benefactors.


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