Medicine: Congress

In a London garden, a brass band played. Chinese lanterns swung on wires. At tables sat a company of 850. Most of them were delegates to the Interstate Post-Graduate Medical Assembly, which opened in Wigmore Hall, London, last week, when the Duke of York gripped the hand of Dr. Charles H. Mayo, President. Addresses were delivered by Neville Chamberlain, Ambassador Houghton, the Duke of Connaught. Lord Dawson, physician to King George, defined life as "one long innoculation." Others discussed this, that. This party was preceded by one in the garden of the London...

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