Medicine: Surgeons' College

On the platform of Philadelphia's Irvine Auditorium one night last week stood two eminent U. S. surgeons. Dr. Donald Church Balfour of Rochester, Minn., husband of the elder daughter of the elder Mayo Brother, was wearing cap & gown. Dr. Eugene Hillhouse Pool of Manhattan stood in evening dress. Suddenly with a great grin, Dr. Balfour took off his mortarboard, clapped it on the thin grey thatch of Dr. Pool. Thus playfully did Dr. Balfour symbolize the fact that he was passing on to Dr. Pool the presidency of the American College...

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