American money is sought for a "French Saranac" to be built near Chamonix (altitude 4,000 feet), to have at first 90 beds, to memorialize Edward Trudeau, founder of the tuberculosis colony at Saranac, N. Y.
French citizens have already subscribed 1,000,000 francs ($40,000) through a committee headed by Léon Bourgeois, humanitarian. Americans are asked for $20,000.
There is evidence to show that tuberculosis is more rampant in France than in the U. S. Whereas New York City is reported to have 10.3 deaths per 10,000, Paris has 29.2.
Among those backing the project are:...