Medicine: Baby Farm

January's last winds blew the fury of Lakes Superior, Huron and Michigan around the leonine head of fat old Rev. Edward L. Brooks last week. He put on a leather "aviator's'' cap and a heavy ulster and uprighteously faced, besides the elements, the bitter accusations of his neighbors at small Beulah, Mich. Those neighbors never did approve the resort for unmarried mothers and baby bastards which this retired Congregational clergyman operated at Beulah. They suspected that Brooks let poor babies die or even had them killed, that he buried them in the...

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