MEDICINE: Excused from Service

Rev. Dr. Henry William Greist, whose hospital is the northernmost on the American Continent, announced last week that after 16 years at Barrow, Alaska he and his wife must leave their stern post. Reason: ill health. Since 1920, Dr. & Mrs. Greist have been "outside" only once, eleven years ago. Now, after a visit with relatives in California, a visit to Monticello, Ind. where Dr. Greist left a private hospital to go to Alaska, a visit with their only child David at Stony Brook (L. I.) School for Boys, the Greists are going...

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