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December 30, 1905

Medical News

JAMA. 1905;XLV(27):2019-2021. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.02510270025013

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Beriberi.  —A young Japanese is lying ill at the County Hospital, Los Angeles, suffering from beriberi combined with typhoid fever.

Loses Suit.  —Dr. Peter A. Kearney, San Francisco, who sued Mrs. Theresa Ball for $25,000 for medical services alleged to have been rendered to her and her children, lost his suit, the jury finding a unanimous verdict in favor of Mrs. Bell.

Communicable Diseases.  —Six cases of smallpox have been found at San Lorenzo, and all infected houses have been quarantined.—It is reported that there is no sign of abatement of the epidemic of diphtheria which is prevailing at Sierra City.

Personal.  —Dr. Edward Hanlon, Marysville, has gone to Europe.—Dr. Thomas W. Prose, Woodland, has been appointed superintendent of the Odd Fellows' Home, Thermalite. —Dr. and Mrs. William E. Hopkins, San Francisco, have returned from Europe.

Banquets.  —Dr. William J. Walsh, San Francisco, coronerelect, was the guest of honor

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