Medicine: Osteopathic Congress

Osteopaths like to make signs—on office windows, in directories, on professional cards. Signs are the best means of showing the public that a new sort of medical practice has set itself staunchly up in U. S. life, and osteopaths have become skilled in their advertising use. But the finest sign that any osteopath had theretofore devised was a bronze one exposed at Kirksville, Mo., last week. It was fixed to a great boulder and lay hid under a cloth while several hundred U. S. osteopaths, at Kirksville for their 32nd convention, massed themselves...

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