Medicine: Pure Food Man

When a personage dies, as did Harvey Washington Wiley last week (age, 85; of heart failure), people tell anecdotes about him showing the kind of man he was. Some Wiley stories:

¶ Dressed in silk hat and long-tailed coat he approached Girard College, Philadelphia, to give an address. Explained the watchman, barring Dr. Wiley: "Stephen Girard laid down in his will that no minister of the Gospel be permitted to enter these grounds." Dr. Wiley: "The hell you say!" Watchman: "Walk right in."

¶ He advised a seminary...

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