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September 12, 1908

Medical News

JAMA. 1908;LI(11):925-930. doi:10.1001/jama.1908.02540110047009

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Physician Sent to Penitentiary.  —In the case of Dr. Ralph A. Huntington, Fruitvale, said to have been convicted of manslaughter in 1900 for death following the performance of a criminal operation, and who was granted a new trial, the Appellate Court on August 13 decided that he must serve a term of imprisonment of four years in the state penitentiary. at San Quentin.

New Societies.  —An antituberculosis society has been formed in Oakland with Drs. Albert H. Pratt, J. Radford Fearn, Arthur L. Cunningham. Dudley B. Channell, and Nelson H. Chamberlain on the board of directors.—Physicians of southern California met at Venice. August 8, and organized the Municipal Health Association of Southern California. Dr. W. H. Parker, Ocean Park, was elected president; and Dr. William S. Smith, Santa Monica, secretary; and Dr. Lyman H. Case, Santa Monica, committee on public health.

Hospital Notes.  —Work has commenced

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