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January 4, 1902

Medical News.

JAMA. 1902;XXXVIII(1):40-45. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480010044015

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CALIFORNIA.  Los Angeles Hospital has been incorporated with a capital stock of $25,000.Pasadena Hospital received a Christmas gift of $1000 from E. M. Fowler, Detroit, Mich., to be used in the purchase of surgical instruments and appliances for the operating room.

Fight Against Medical Law Futile.  —In the case of the five Oakland individuals accused of practicing medicine without permits from the State Board of Medical Examiners, the court decided that the arguments urged against the constitutionality of the law creating the board were not such as should be sustained. He therefore overruled the demurrers and ordered the defendants to appear for trial.

Consumptives Barred.  —Immigration Commissioner Hart H. North, San Francisco, has made a ruling which will prevent any alien consumptives from entering that port. The practice has been in the past to discriminate between consumptive steerage and saloon passengers. Mr. North has communicated with the authorities at

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