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Dr. Frances Evelyn McNealy, 116 Temple Street, Los Angeles, pleaded guilty at Los Angeles to issuing fraudulent narcotic prescriptions contrary to state law and on July 20 was sentenced to 100 days in the county jail or a fine of $350.
Imposter Turns Business Over to Chiropractors.—
John R. Osborne, 56, pleaded guilty in Los Angeles to practicing medicine without a license, September 9, and was fined $200. According to newspaper reports, he was operating a health emporium in Los Angeles, specializing in washing out the colon. Police said that his profits were as high as $1,500 a day. In his probation report Osborne said that he had turned his business over to licensed chiropractors. In 1925 he had been sentenced to ten years in Federal prison and fined $12,000 for using the mails to defraud in the promotion of Valhalla Burial Park in Burbank.
Medical News. JAMA. 1948;138(8):600-603. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02900080058015