Medicine: 1,000,000th Patient

Her sturdy body bundled snugly against Minnesota's snow, Mrs. Maude Neale Lumsden, 26, of Salmo, B. C., entered huge (500 doctors) and busy Mayo Clinic last week. By & by a trim receptionist gave Mrs. Lumsden an envelope into which X-ray photographers, blood counters, uroscopists, gynecologists, internists and surgeons might insert their judgments of the young woman's distressed abdominal organs. Mrs. Lumsden distractedly examined the figure on her diagnosis envelope. With comprehension of the big number came the inner warmth which all men feel when they achieve distinction. Mrs. Lumsden's: She was the 1,000,000th patient of the Mayo Clinic since Brothers...

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