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September 3, 1904

Medical News.

JAMA. 1904;XLIII(10):681-684. doi:10.1001/jama.1904.02500100039013

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Physician Pleading Self-Defense is Acquitted.  —Dr. William L. Parchman, Van Buren, charged with killing Charles Tolson, was found not guilty. His plea was that Tolson made a movement as though he were about to draw a revolver.

Unlicensed Itinerant Fined.  —An advertising itinerant specialist, who attempted to ply his trade in Newport, was fined $25 and costs for failure to secure a county license. The proceedings were instituted by the Jackson County Medical Society.

State Board Reorganizes.  —On July 12 the State Board of Medical Examiners met at Little Rock, and reorganized, electing Dr. Adam Guthrie, Prescott, president. Dr. Ben L. Harrison, Jonesboro, was appointed a member of the board, vice Dr. Charles R. Shinault, Little Rock, removed from first congressional district.

State Society Election.  —At the annual meeting of the Arkansas Medical Society the following officers were elected: Dr. Joseph P. Runyan, president; Drs. John L. Butler, Sheridan,

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