October 18, 1902

Medical News.

JAMA. 1902;XXXIX(16):991-995. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480420043009

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Hospital Burned.  —The Physicians' and Surgeons' Hospital, Stockton, was one of the buildings destroyed at the recent fire in that city, September 28.

Speeding the Parting Dean.  —The faculty of the medical department of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, gave a dinner in honor of Dr. Henry G. Brainerd, the retiring dean, September 18. Dr. George L. Cole presided, and Dr. H. Bert Ellis, on behalf of the faculty, presented Dr. Brainerd with a loving cup as a token of the esteem of his associates.

"Chiropractic Physician" Arrested.  —"Dr." H. D. Palmer, Los Angeles, was arrested, September 26, charged with practicing medicine without a license. The information on which the complaint was based is said to have been that the accused, who calls himself a "chiropractic physician," treated an advanced case of tuberculosis by jumping on and otherwise maltreating the patient, thereby "stamping out the germs." Incidentally,

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