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October 22, 1904

Medical News.

JAMA. 1904;XLIII(17):1237-1243. doi:10.1001/jama.1904.02500170055017

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Antitoxin for Football Team.  —Because of the prevalence of diphtheria at Leland Stanford University, all the football team have received prophylactic injections of antitoxin.

Accidents.  —Dr. Willim W. Kerr, San Francisco, was severely cut and bruised in a head-on automobile collision, October 3. —Dr. Thomas E. Ellis, Elsinore, was thrown from his buggy in a runaway accident, September 29, and fractured his clavicle.

Cancer-Curer Has License Revoked.  —The State Board of Medical Examiners in 1903 revoked the license of S. R. Chamley, San Francisco, who advertised a "cure-all" for cancer. Chamley carried the matter into the courts and on September 29 Judge Cook of the Superior Court decided that the board acted within its rights and refused to give the petitioner relief.

Hospital Notes.  —The Pacific Electric Railway System is planning to erect a hospital at Los Angeles to cost $100,000. —The German Hospital, Los Angeles, was formally opened

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