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—Dr. Peter O. Hanford, Colorado Springs, has been reappointed health commissioner of that city.—Dr. Thomas G. Horn, Colorado Springs, who has been seriously ill, is said to be out of danger.
Fined for Not Reporting Birth.
—Dr. Wilson W. Bredin, Denver, was the first physician to be arrested for failing to turn in a monthly record of births to the health department. He was fined $10 and costs.
—Dr. Roderick J. McDonald, Leadville, physician of Lake County, who was charged by the city authorities with having failed to notify them of the existence of smallpox cases and was fined $50 and costs, appealed the case, and after corroborative testimony from other physicians, was declared not guilty.—In the case of Dr. William H. Kendrick, Colorado Springs, charged with having performed a criminal operation, the judge instructed the jury to bring in a verdict of not guilty.
Medical News. JAMA. 1905;XLV(2):110-116. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.02510020032010