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June 21, 1902

Medical News.

JAMA. 1902;XXXVIII(25):1629-1634. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480250023013

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Addition to Hospital.  —An addition to St. Alphonsus Hospital, Boise, is under construction. It will be of brick, two stories high, 42 to 100 feet, will contain 23 rooms for patients, operating and dressing rooms, etc., and will cost about $25,000.

Quack Doctor Convicted.  —F. W. Martin, who has been professing to cure cancer and other diseases, agreed to cure a cancer for a woman in Shelley, and had taken her husband's notes for $175 and $25 in cash, but never did anything beyond sending her a box of salve and some powders. He was arrested and tried for practicing medicine without a license, pleaded guilty, and in default of money to pay his fine is now working out his sentence in the Bingham county jail.


Macomb Hospital.  —Under Roman Catholic auspices a modern hospital to accommodate from 40 to 60 patients is to be erected at Macomb,

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