Medicine: No Politics in Virginia

Virginia politicians last week demanded of Virginia's Governor John Garland Pollard why he went out of the State to pick a successor for Virginia's first and only State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Ennion Gifford Williams who, 61, died last month. Governor Pollard usually is amiable. But continuous political pestering on this subject has put a chip on his shoulder. His thin lips snapped this retort:

"My task was to fill the vacancy by the appointment of a man whose training and experience gave the greatest promise for the protection of the health of...

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