Medicine: Like unto Like

For diametrically opposite reasons the affairs of Manhattan's foremost homeopathic hospitals have long been unsettled. The splendid modern Fifth Avenue Hospital, for lack of patients, has been losing as much as $100,000 a year, with the result that Chairman Hiram Edward Manville of Johns-Manville Corp. has had to go into his own and his friends' pockets for more money than he anticipated when he became president of Fifth Avenue Hospital.

On the other hand, fusty, old Flower Hospital, which John D. Rockefeller helped finance before he thought of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical...

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