Medicine: Seasickness

The North German Lloyd Steamship Company last week could boast of a new service to passengers. During the past eight weeks 1,500 passengers, suffering from seasickness, had received treatment. Of these 75% had been thoroughly cured; 15% less completely aided; 10% unimproved by the care. The treatment, peculiar to the German Lloyd ships, and allegedly more effective than powders, pills & bottles, was effected by a mechanism designed by Dr. Wilhelm Dammert of Munich.

Curious laymen and eager newsmen of Manhattan last week visited the German Lloyd ship, Columbus to see, mounted on a cart, an oxygen tank connecting with two vials,...

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