The Medical Gleaner Volume 4

The Medical Gleaner Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...expression, "There is more than one way to skin a cat," and within the last few days, while visiting the Michigan State Ec. Med. and Surg. Society, I have been a witness to the fact that there may be more than one way to defeat class legislation. Dr. Henry B. Baker is the secretary of the Michigan State Board of Health and as such, a tool of the allopaths of that State. Dr. Baker is author of a bill to "reg"-ulate the practice of medicine in Michigan. Dr. Wm. Bell, Michigan's long-headed and brainy eclectic, in looking after the legal rights of his school, finally camped on the trail of the author of the obnoxious bilL He so managed it that Dr. Baker was invited to lecture on "Sanitary Science" before the Michigan State Ec. Med. and Surg. Society, which lecture consisted largely in a history of how he (Dr. Baker, had endeavored to convince the people that he was earning his salary. At the close of the lecture, Dr. Bell began to ask questions in his mild, innocent, unassuming way, apparently for the sole purpose of information.These questions gradually brought about a discussion of medical acts inv which Dr. Baker was forced to state his plans, then the questions began to get more and more to the point, and Dr. Baker began to feel as uneasy as an unfaithful student in the hands of an expert quiz-master. Before the affair terminated, Dr. Baker had to openly admit that the bill was unfair and unjust to eclectics and about the only excuse for it was the fact that it could never be passed so as to become a law. Representatives of the press had been provided for, so when the legislators read their next morning papers, they were confronted with the admissions of the author of the bill, that it was an unjust more

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  • Paperback | 142 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236944682
  • 9781236944689