Medicine: Ouarization

With 12,000,000 Negroes at hand. U. S. doctors have seen only two who turned completely white during life—one in Boston, one in Cincinnati. Last week a third specimen, Jean-Joseph Dauphin, arrived in Manhattan from the black Republic of Haiti. Blanched M. Dauphin carried a letter from Dr. Rulx Leon, director general of Haiti's public health service. The letter commended M. Dauphin to the attention of U. S. scientists. But immigration officers detained M. Dauphin at Ellis Island because he is illiterate. Later they let him proceed to the Chicago meeting of the Association...

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