Life Extension

It is not ethical for physicians to advertise except by a neat name- sign in the window of their residences. Seldom does one see in the public press such cards as: Dr. Lafcadio Schnapps

Will Cure

Colds, eczema, intestinal stasis, pneumonia and warts

He will cut corns, appendixes, adenoids, goiters

and his rates (for cash customers) . . .

Office Hours, 8 to 8

But for a long time magazines, newspapers, have been embellished with arresting advertisements like one that the New York Times carried last week:

New Years for Old How old do you think you are? The...

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