Eye Hospital

Mrs. Aida de Acosta Root, wife of Wren Root, Manhattan Traction magnate and nephew of Lawyer Elihu Root, was going blind. Across Europe she hurried, from hospital to hospital, received little help, took ship, came to the U. S., to Washington, D. C, asked for an appointment with Dr. William Holland Wilmer, famed eye specialist. Said Dr. Wilmer's secretary: "You can have an appointment in six weeks."

"I am going blind," said Mrs. Root. "I must see him now."

Dr. Wilmer operated twice on her eyes, saved the sight of...

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