Medicine: Baltimore Begging

If Johns Hopkins, the Baltimore skinflint who founded Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins University, turned in his grave ten years ago when Johns Hopkins Hospital trustees asked the U. S. public for $4,550,000 for new buildings and $8,600,000 for additional endowment, then Johns Hopkins' bones must have had a conniption fit last week. For the trustees of Johns Hopkins Hospital were begging former patients to contribute $200,000 to prevent the financially strapped hospital from shutting a large number of its free wards and curtailing its free clinical services. The famed hospital, which...

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