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 - C Louisville As a Six Large Colleges Bring...
C Louisville As a Six Large Colleges Bring Hundreds ot Students Here Each Year Attendance Increasing. For the past Mrty year medical students hare been flocking In large numbers to this city for the purpose of attending college. While their .advent and their departure are usually chronicled, yet there are few people In the community who realise what factors. In a busl-ness way, medical students are to Louis, vllle. A few years ago this city was ranked fourth as a medloal center for education, but "within the last year." says the catalogue of the Hospital Cot lege of Medicine, "more medical student were attracted to Its schools than any other city except New York." The reasons for this popularity are better climate, better drainage, and the lower expenses of living. There are on an average of 1,600 student entering the college every year. There are many families whose support come entirely through them. Many of the large old homesteads that would be useless as renting property, prove available on account of their central locations for boarding-house, and return a good revenue, therefore, to property-holder. If medical student do not expend much for book and Instruments they usually send back to Louisville mer- i Medical Center. also a spring and summer graduating school, it was chartered and organised in 1850. The school la located on a lot extending from Center to Sixth streets. Dr. Samuel E. Woody. A. M., M. D., Is dean, professor of chemistry, public hygiene and disease of children and director In the Laboratory of Chemistry. Dr. Woody has brought the school to great popularity by hi able management. Miss M. M. Forbes hold the position of secretary of the dean. The faculty Is composed of William H. Wathen. M. D.. LU IX; Martin F. Coomei, A. M., M. D.; Clinton W. Kelly. M. D., C. M.; Henry Orendorf. M. D.; Joseph M. Mathew. M. D.; James M. Holloway. A. M.. M. D.: Joseph B. Marvin. B. S.. M. D.; William L. Rodman. A. M.. M. D.; Carl Weidner. M. D. ; Louis Prank, M. D.; Thomas C Evans. M. D.; William K. Grant, M. D.; Jease T. Dunn. M. D. The Homeopathic College was opened three years ago. The Homeopathic College was the first Southern medical college to open Ita doors to women, and its example will soon be followed by other schools here. The faculty, after a vlgoroua fight, succeeded In getting equal privileges with the allopaths In the City Hospital. The school had it first commencement on April 2, when seven graduates were turned out. Although the college has been organised only three years, there are now fifty students. Of that number there

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 12 Apr 1896, Sun,
  3. Page 20

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