Medicine: On the Prairie

Chamberlain, S. Dak. is a prairie town, pop. 1,300, with a grain elevator and lumberyard. The C. M. St. P. & P. Ry. crosses the muddy Missouri River there. The tiny town contains an Indian School, a hospital, four doctors.

Not much ever happens in Chamberlain, especially since old (90 years) Charles Morey Lockwood left for the Soldiers' Home at Minneapolis, Minn. where he could find some "rough, tough pinochle players." He believes himself the last northwesterner alive who ran away from the First Battle of Bull Run (July 21, 1861). On the...

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