Medicine: Pure French Water

The American Club at Paris last week entertained a twitterer—Lieut-Col. Philippe-Jean Bunau-Varilla. Many present had known him in the U. S. He had been a co-worker with the late Ferdinand de Lesseps on the first attempt to dig a Panama canal. That project (by the French Campagnie Universelle du Canal de Panama) failed and Capt. Bunau-Varilla tried to persuade the U. S. to build a sea-level canal along the surveyed route. That was 27 years ago. Four years ago he was again in the U. S. This time he wore a wooden stump for...

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