Medicine: XER Silenced

Into small Villa Acuna one night last week marched Mexican troops on business. Next day thousands of U. S. radio-listeners set their dials for Villa Acuna's station XER, got nothing but a hum from across the Rio Grande. Mexico had slapped an angry hand over the mouthpiece of "Dr." John Richard ("Goat Gland") Brinkley, onetime Milford, Kans. rejuvenator and nostrum seller.

Despite fines and warnings Dr. Brinkley had repeatedly let his station overrun its allotted time on the air, had broadcast solely in English, had advertised his medical services and remedies without a Mexican...

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