JAMA 100 Years Ago Section Editor: Jennifer
Reiling, Editorial Assistant.
THE SUPREME Court has sustained the law requiring
all barbers in Minnesota to have licenses, which has been the subject of contest
for two years. It is held that there is as much necessity for a law requiring
the maintenance of cleanly barber shops as there is for those regulating the
practice of dentistry, law, medicine or plumbing.
CLEVELAND has an Appendicitis Club, to be eligible
to which it is necessary to have a surgeon's certificate that the applicant
has undergone an operation for that disease. The Chicago
Daily News suggests that another operation on their brains would be
interesting to the general public as showing what quality of gray matter,
if any, goes to the formation of the nominal thinking apparatus of the members.
Medical News.. JAMA. 2000;283(6):715. doi:10.1001/jama.283.6.715