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A new board of health was organized at Hot Springs. April 11, with City Physician Henry C. Wallace as its medical member.Arkansas University medical department, Little Rock, held its twenty-second annual commencement exercises April 12. Hon. Jacob Trieber delivered the address to the graduating class of twenty.A graduate of the notorious "Independent Medical College," Chicago, has been arrested at Pine Bluff, charged with practicing medicine without proper credentials. In default of bond he was committeed to jail.
Medical Bill Defeated.
—The bill providing for the regulation of the practice of medicine and surgery in the state, for the appointment of a state board of health, medical examiners and registration, to consist of seven members to serve for a term of four years, was defeated in the senate by a vote of 14 to 13.
The State Board of Medical Examiners, at its last meeting in New
Medical News.. JAMA. 1901;XXXVI(18):1259-1263. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.02470180041013