Medicine: Not for $1

Most of the 4,000 doctors who do business on Manhattan Island, where they have the richest and poorest people in the world for patients, last week refused to entertain a suggestion to charge only $1 for office calls, $2 for tenement calls. Their average charge now is $5 for office, $10 for apartment calls. As for patients who cannot afford $5 and $10 fees, the Manhattan doctors whom Dr. Daniel S. Dougherty, secretary of the New York County Medical Society, sounded out, indicated that they would put them on their private charity lists or...

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