Medicine: Teeth Up

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The American Dental Association was scheduled to meet in Oakland. Calif, last month. For their convention that association of proud professional men decided that they needed no less than 3.000 hotel rooms. 50.000 sq. ft. of space for clinics and exhibits, an assembly hall to hold at least 1,000 persons at a time. Oakland had the space, but not the sleeping quarters. Hence Oakland hotelkeepers and merchants lost the business which 8,000 dentists created when they met across the bay in San Francisco last week.

San Francisco took the visiting...

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