Medicine: Might & Main

On the fifth and last day of their convention in Manhattan's Waldorf-Astoria hotel last week, President John E. Rogers of the American Osteopathic Association appeared distinctly tired. A stout, red-faced man, dressed in a single-breasted blue jacket, white trousers and shoes, he walked about the sombre halls, holding in his hand a dead cigar butt and a tube of Ipana toothpaste.

President Rogers, 52, twelve years an osteopath, an outstanding citizen of Oshkosh, Wis., where he is president of the Kiwanis Club, vice president of the Welfare Board and commodore of the Power Boat...

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