Medicine: Public Care

The New York Legislature last week appropriated $400,000 to buy a year's supply of pneumonia serum to be given away to sick citizens who do not live in New York City. The city is expected to spend $600,000 for its inhabitants during the next year.

After this lavish concern for sick rooms, the legislators projected their imaginations into delivery rooms and heeded an exhortation of Assemblyman Emerson David Fite, 63, professor of political science in Yassar College, a Republican neighbor of President Roosevelt in Dutchess County, a believer in "government by cooperation," father of two young women. Professor Fite wants every woman...

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