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Memphis, Tenn., July 11, 1907.
To the Editor:
—Your editorial entitled "Accomplice or Dupe," on page 48 of The Journal, July 6, in which you call attention to the elaborate notice given in Leslie's Weekly of the opening of a so-called hospital for the treatment of cancer by the Alexander method, should be supplemented with a notice of the fact that this periodical is prone to such offenses. About eighteen months ago an article was published under the heading "Is Blindness on the Increase," or something to that effect. The medical eye was at once attracted, and my disgust may be imagined when the thing proved to be an advertisement of the "cele-brated specialist," Dr. Oren Oneal. This article occupied a full page ordinarily devoted to reading matter, and was evidently intended to be taken for reading matter. Though a reader of Leslie's for several years, I at once dropped
Ellett EC. Leslie's Weekly's Partnership with Fraud.. JAMA. 1907;XLIX(3):259. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.02530030063016
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