Medicine: Kickapoo Cure

Charles Sachen of Mason City, Iowa worried long over his 12-year-old son, Mylon. Scrawny, freckled Mylon was undernourished, anemic, had "pains all over," and often fell into epileptic fits. Dr. Madelene Mott Donnelly had prescribed special diets and iron tonics for him. Last week Charles Sachen, who does excavating work, decided to take matters in his own hands. He remembered hearing that vermifuge cures dogs of the "fits" and he saw no reason why it should not work on humans. He went down to the drugstore and for 33¢ bought a box of...

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