Medicine: Chiropractic Slugged

Chiropractic took a hard slugging in a Jamaica, L. I., court last week. William H. Werner, president of the American Bureau of Chiropractic, was on trial for practicing medicine without a license. His income from chiropractic treatments and teaching was figured to be $70,000 a year. Some 200 of his patients, who believed him a martyr, jammed into the courtroom where they caused so much disturbance that the trial judges had them ejected.

Chiropractor Werner was a martyr to his cause in one sense. Regular medicine, including homeopathy, uses drugs, surgery, physical therapeutics,...

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