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November 15, 1902


JAMA. 1902;XXXIX(20):1261. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480460039010

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With the exit from business of the regular diploma mill of the Armstrong type, it must not be expected that the field is left unoccupied. As long as there is dupable material there will be found operators to work it up. One would think that the world would tire of being fooled, but until the weary cease from troubling them fortheir services the wicked will never be at rest. Among the circulars before us from concerns at present energetically seeking business we have one from Chicago which claims to be regularly chartered for the purpose of teaching the diseases of the eye, ear, nose and throat. It gives out its diplomas at the club rates of $10 each, payable in five payments, semi-monthly, and the full and illustrated correspondence course of ophthalmic hypnotism thrown in for $2.50 more. Residence or personal attendance is not necessary, as the instruction is given

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