Medicine: Gift of Gold

Mrs. William James Conners, 36, widow of the hard-bitten Buffalo brewer and steamship operator who bought the Buffalo Enquirer "because everybody roasts me and now I want to heat a pan" (TIME, Oct. 14, 1929), last week heeded a talmudic apothegm which patriarchal Nathan Straus once telegraphed her late husband. Nathan Straus had said: "When you give at death it is lead; when you give in sickness it is silver; when you give in health it is gold." Mrs. Conners believes that San Francisco's Drs. Walter Bernard Coffey and John Davis Humber can cure cancer with an extract of the adrenal...

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