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Chas. D. Dixon, M. D.
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trouble. We had her arrested for practicing medicine with-
out a license. She stood trial in the County Criminal Court.
The verdict of the jury being fifty dollars, and one day in
the county jail.
Case No. 16
"Dr." Stone, a Chiropractic Masseuer, was indicted for
practicing medicine without a license. He hotfooted it out
of the country before he was arrested, therefore we have
been unable to get him to trial.
Case No. 17
"Dr." Geo H. LeRoux, was the president and faculty of a
fake medical college, advertising to graduate pupils in Os-
teopathy in ten days, giving them a diploma which he guar-
anteed would give them the right to practice medicine in
Texas without molestation. We sent him letters asking him
to give us full details of his college, etc. He readily fell into
the trap. We filed charges against him for fraudulent use
of the mails. Whereupon the president and faculty decided
to close the doors of the institution, and hot-footed it out of
Case No. 18
Mrs. "Dr." Kimble, an old, dirty, filthy woman. living
among the negroes and low-down white people, practicing
medicine for them. We had her arrested for practicing med-
icine without a license. She plead guilty, paying a fine of
fifty dollars and one day in the county jail.
Case No. 19.
Mrs. Amelia Jost, a magnetic healer and masseuse, was
arrested for treating cancer. She was tried before a jury
and acquitted. This woman was a little deformed hunch-
back and this evidently had its weight with the jury.
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Dixon, Chas. D. (Charles D.). The Menace, an Exposition of Quackery Nostrum Exploitation and Reminiscences of a Country Doctor, book, 1914; San Antonio, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth143569/m1/97/: accessed July 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries.