Medicine: Big Meeting

Mayor Harry Arista Mackey of Philadelphia assured the American Medical Association convention there last week that Philadelphia was perfectly safe for them. The doctors did not investigate. They industriously streamed between the convention hall and their hotels. The hotels were overcrowded. The A. M. A. had forecast 5,000 doctors and their wives would attend the convention. About 7,500 appeared. The wives visited places and collected free samples. The husbands talked and listened to a practically unassimilable number of medical facts, of which some held...

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