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December 16, 1905

Medical News

JAMA. 1905;XLV(25):1877-1888. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.02510250043014

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Physician Twice Fined.  —Dr. Francis J. Todd, Oakland, on November 16 was fined on one count $2 and on another count $5 for exceeding the automobile speed limit.

Sent to Prison.  —Dr. Herbert T. Thornburgh, San Francisco, an employé of a patent medicine manufacturer, was sentenced on November 18 to serve two and one-half years in the state penitentiary at San Quentin for forgery.

Midwife Not Guilty.  —Emelie Sutler Simon, a midwife, of San Francisco, charged with causing the death of Mrs. Angela Venezia by a criminal operation, was discharged November 11, the judge stating that he found no proof of guilt.

Inmates in State Institutions.  —The State Board of Charities reports the following number of inmates in the various institutions of the state: State Hospital at Stockton, 1,099; at Napa, 1,491; at Agnews, 1,063; at Mendocino, 667; and in southern California, 833.

October Vital Statistics.  —Reports from 53

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