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Seth M. Wells Sentenced.
—Dr. Seth M. Wells, whose license to practice medicine in Utah was revoked in 1910, was convicted, April 8, at Los Angeles, of fraud in an oil promotion scheme and was sentenced to pay a fine of $1,000 and to serve one year in the county jail on each of two counts, it is reported. Stay of execution was granted for thirty days to enable his attorneys to file an appeal. Wells used to be an itinerant in Illinois. His Illinois license was revoked in 1912.
State Board Election.
—Dr. Charles W. Thompson, Pueblo, has been elected president of the state board of health to succeed Dr. George K. Olmsted, Denver, and Dr.
Medical News. JAMA. 1925;84(20):1502-1507. doi:10.1001/jama.1925.02660460038020