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  • But it chanced, because of the absence of the proper judge, that the case came before an ignorant and honest person who quashed the injunction secured by Mrs. McCandless’s lawyer and instructed the Department of Public Health that it might use such methods as the city ordinances provided for emergencies.

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as in: quashed the decree Define
declare invalid -- especially a previous official or legal decree
as in: quashed the rebellion Define
put down by force or intimidation
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