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July 20, 1918

Medical News

JAMA. 1918;71(3):207-213. doi:10.1001/jama.1918.02600290049016

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(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for this department items of news of more or less general interest; such AS RELATE TO SOCIETY ACTIVITIES, new hospitals, EDUCATION, PUBLIC health, ETC.)


Personal.  —Dr. David E. Stafford, San Francisco, has been placed in charge of medical affairs for the United States Shipping Board on the Pacific Coast.—Dr. Susan B. Tallmon Sargent, for several years medical missionary of the Congregational Church of San Jose, has returned after several years' of service in Lint Sing, China.

In. the Hands of the Law.  —A sentence of ten years' imprisonment in the federal prison at McNeill Island, Wash., and a fine of $5,000 was imposed by the United States District Court at Los Angeles, July 3, on "Dr." Frank Howenstein, for conspiracy to obstruct the selective draft law. The defendant was alleged to have induced draft registrants to undergo treatment for their eyes which

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