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Some of the San Francisco papers are expressing a sort of malignant satisfaction over the prospects of a transfer of Dr. Kinyoun from that station to some other in the U. S. Marine-Hospital Service. They apparently look upon it as a sort of punishment to be inflicted on him for not acting in accordance with their wishes, and as a result of their efforts. Since Dr. Kinyoun's offense was that he simply told the truth and did not actively go to work to suppress it at their demand, it would be a disgrace to the service were this the motive of the order for the transfer, and we trust, therefore, that their assumption is a false one. As far as Dr. Kinyoun himself is concerned, it can hardly be altogether disagreeable to him to get away from those who have persistently and maliciously slandered him for simply doing his duty,
DR. KINYOUN AND SAN FRANCISCO'S PLAGUE. JAMA. 1901;XXXVI(17):1186. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.02470170032010
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