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240 acres well improved, li miles from Depot in Kas. Good spring. Best of terms. Will take
40 acres as part payment, balance long time at low interest.
200 acres 1XA miies from depot. Richardson county, Nebraska. Good buildings and land. Vi ill
take 40 or 80 acres as part payment
160 acres upland, 1 mile from depot, Richardson county, Nebraska. 512.000.
160 acres Johnson county, Nebraska 80 rods to church and school. Best of terms. Might rent
i 107 acres near Brown ville, Nebraska
80 acres -mile from Falls City high school.
640 acres, $8,000 improvements Also 640 acres adjoining. Will take 160acres a-^ part payment.
Fine running water. A No 1 opportunity.
Money tc loan.
"WORKING" THE PHYSICIAN|
MORALLY. PRESCRIPTIONS ARE
Dr. Morsman Tolls of the Injus-j
ticc Done Physcians By the
If a person goes to a lawyer for nil
Vice he experts to pay H fee, anil
he is willing to pay It, for he knows
that it is the legal sluily anil train
ing '.hat makes the lawyer competent
to give him advice. Now if he goes
to a physician for medical advice or
treatment he should pay a fee for
th>' medical study and training which
enables the doctor to give him compe
tent ad vie ' The doctor may give
lit in a prescription, ltl’T UK HOKS
NOT PAY KOK TilK PKKSt'HI PTIOX
It is the knowledge and skill behind!
it that he pays for The prescription J
is merely an order upon the druggist
insti ucting him what to prepare for j
the doctor'.! patron, and it 1 written |
for this person only, for the particular
ailment with which he is afflicted,■
and for tills particular time only.
The doctor is not selling perscrip
tlons His knowledge is his stock
in trade, just the same as knowledge,
is the lawyer’s stock in trade.
Tlit> doctor would not think of writ
ing the same p rscrjption foi every
case; nor would he think of writing
i he sumi prescription for every per j
son nor for every stage of the same
disease. His knowledge and his
judgment m»11 him what this individ
ual case needs NOW; not next week
or next year; not tills individual's
brother nor ids neighbors, Me Is
applying his learning to benefit, the
patron in this particular instance and
he is just, as much entitled to a fee
as a lawyer.
'Iti* patron um*s not HIM THIC
I’RKSCRIPTION. He has no right
to use that proscription oftonor than
the doctor Instructs. Certainly iie lias
no riglit to loan it to itis friend and
nelgnboi mil let them have copit's
made perhaps to loan to thei • friends.
That is pilfering from the doctor's
stock in trade ids knowledge. if
tin sc friends and neighbors wish to
avail themselves of the doctor's know
ledge let. hem go to him and pay
him for it. What rigid have they,
who have paid hint nothing to take
the benefits of his ability. The doc
tor never intended to treat a whole
neighborhood when he wrote the
prescription. If lie had he would
have chargi d accordingly,
it may seem very kind of you when
your neighbor is sick to say to ldin.
"Why. hem. i have a copy of In-. X's
prescription; it helped me quickly.
Here, take it to the drug store nml
get it filled " That may lie generous,
but It isn't just Indeed I would
ha-diy call it generosity. for you
a; riving away something that does
not in h ti" to you. Wouldn't it tie
(pi its g nerous and more just to
say "Dr. X gave me a perseription
that helped me quickly; go to him."
It is very likely he won't go, be
cause he doesn't want to pay the
price. It is your "something for
nothing" that starts him; but that
is his lookout; not yours. If he
A Long Drink
down the neck of a giraffe must be
ecstasy itself when he s quenching
There's Nothing More Estatie Than
a Glass of Soda
drawn at this fountain Appetizing
flavors, fruit syrups in season.
A GOOD LONG DRINK
OF DELICIOUS SODA
is always yours when ordering it
P. G. BACAKOS. Prop
isn't willing tn pay. lie isn't i-ntit 1<-<i
to any of tin’ doctor's store of know
J do not refer now to eases of ex
t re in i suffering or danger. In such
i list allies ii is the enll of humanity
and all within hearing must answer
and you need not hesitate to use tin
Hiietor's bruins or his medicine from
any consul ration of him lie wouldn’t
want you to. No one answers to
Hie call of Immunity more quickly or
more often than the doetor. tie gives
of his knowledge generously and of
ten of his means. A large percent
of his services are never paid for.
lie charges these accounts on his
hooks as a matter of routine, but lie
knows that many of them don't mean
money. He doesn't count them as
an asset only ns so many families
Unit are a little under obligation to
him, and lie serves them again and
Practice of medicine isn’t a busi
ness, and as a rule the doctor isn’t a
sharp business man. lie is loo easy,
lie lias bad bis mind so occupied with
mastering the details of his profes
sion; so full of subjects totally aloof
from business, that business educa
tion lias been crowded out. The mind
is a good deal like a bucket of water.
You can fill it full, but a drop more
and It will run over. There are dif
ferent sized buckets and there are
different sized brains. Therefore it
is no discredit to the good doctor
that he is a bad financier.
This giving away and repeating (lie
doctor’s prescription is often the re
sult of thoughtlessness; sometimes ig
uorance, but it is ns rank a piece of
injustice as is ever done by one in
dividual to another, and that other
his friend and counselor. Think of
it! Why you wouldn't give another
a dime's worth of you neighbor’s corn
without his consent. You would
rather give a dollar's worth of your
own. Then why give dollars worth
of the doctor’s stock in trade with
out so much us "by-your-loave"? it
is a puzzeling sort of inconsistency
that can permit a person to give or
accept such a thing.
Ilic person who is given a pre
scription by the doctor has no right
lo it whatever. It belongs on the
druggists' file—evidence that it was
properly written and properly filled,
and available to the court in case
sonic untoward event brings it within
the court's jurisdiction. Neither have
you any right to require a copy from
the druggist. It's mission is ended
when it is stuck on the druggist's
file and the medicine which it was
the order for, is handed to you. It
is ridiculous lo suppose that the
small sum you paid the doctor en
titles you to month's or year's of
treatment. You couldn’t get a
quack to treat you on those terras. *
May doctors will not permit all
their prescriptions to be re filled with
out tin ir consent and those they
mark “N. H , (non repitur), which
means it is not to be refilled. This
is right and just and it should be
applied to all, bill the doctors do not
use this liar very often only to those
which it is not wise to continue, and
it is only the patient they are con
sidering, not their own interests.
This bar should be more generally
used. The druggist is powerless to
act in the matter. In the absence of
instruct ions from the doc tor he has
no right to decline to refill unless
the perscription contains something
which he regards as dangerous. Phy
sicians arc careless about this mat
ter. They frequently tell their pa
tients to have the prescription re-fill
ed as needed. These verbal orders
cloud the subject so that the druggist
lias no established rule to go by.
There is another side to this prac
tice of handing around prescriptions,
besides the matter of injustice to the
doctor, and that is the possible error.
By what sort of reasoning does a
man or woman.with no medical knowl
edge whatever, bring themselves up
to tin' idea that they can prescribe
for some one else? Without any
knowledge of pathology, how can they
assume to make a diagnosis? With
out any knowledge of therapeutics
how can they assume to apply a rem
edy? Without any knowledge of
materia lnedica and doses, how can
they assume to prescribe? They only
know that a certain prescription ben
efitted them in a certain instance;
therefore it must be good for anoth
er. Verily, " fools rush where atigeh
fear to tread.” If the individual whe
takes upon himself the doctoring o!
his neighbors could only know ho'\
difficult it is to distinguish ailments
how many symptoms are common tc
several diseases; how many influen
es are to In considered, in diagnos
ing a case; if ho could only get a
glimpse of the bewildering thera
peutic effects of medicines, he would
hesitate to put the mantle of the
physician upon his shoulders. Put
this same individual in a telephone
office, where thousands of wires are
centered, would he lake upon him
self to mend some obscure, broken
eomnnmicatlon? Hardly. He would
leave tlial to experts. Why doesn’t
I he leave the other to the experts?
II lie started in on the telephone job
i he would likely wreck one hundred
connections hunting for one. Is the
| human system any less complicated
that he so readily tackles the job of
repairing it? Put your finger upon
the key hoard of a piano. If you are
competent it will give forth melody
and harmony; if not, noise and dis
cord. Are the keys to the human
system easier to play upon?
It is the egotism of ignorance that
presumes thus to usurp the physicians
functions. True, the doctor's pre
scription for one individual may be
adapted to another, and it may
not. Why take the chance? It is
done daily. Spirt out and tell till
your friends that you have something
the matter with you name it what
you please and nine out of ten will
prescribe for you. Itlaeksmilli, car
penter. merchant, butcher, baker and
candlestick maker, each will offer you
a remedy. The strangest thing of
:ill is that die ad vtTV**is accepted
Smith will take Jones’ advice about
medicine when he wouldn’t take it
about a horse tiade. A wag once told
a friend who was complaining about
his liver to ttike five grains of as
inine extract three times a day and
he went to the drug store and naked
Go to the doctor when you are
sick, if you can’t go to him he will
come to you. Pay him; he deserves
it and he has earned it. Take your
prescription to the most capable drug
gist AND LEAVE IT THERE, where
it b comes a voucher. Have it refill
ed, if the ductoi says so. And don't
give it to your friends and neighbors.
A. MORSMAN, M. D.
Norsman Dru£ Co.
Cut While Cutting Hedge.
A young man by llm name of
Irvin Prater, who works for Mr.
Williams, on the old llarkendorf
place, had his leg badly cut last Fri
day. lie was on one side of the
hedge fence and the man on the op
posite side made a heavy stroke
which caught Prater above the knee
infecting a deep gash. There will
be no serious trouble unless blood
poisoning sets in. The cut is very
Mrs. G. YV. Inskeep arrived Tues
day from Chicago for a visit at the
home of her sister, Mrs. Ben Poteet.
THE COMERS AND COERS
HAPPENINGS OF INTEREST TO
YOU AND ME
What Your Friends and Their
Friends Have Been Doing
the Past Week.
15 per cent off on all one-piece
dresses.—Pence & Little.
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Reuter of Mor
rill wore shopping here Monday.
Biggest shoe sale in the town now
going on at Pence & Little's.
Mrs. Ren Poteet, dr., and daughter,
Jessica, of Denver are visiting the
family of Den Poteet, Sr.
Elmer Saylor came up from Kan
sas City last Thursday to attend the
funeral of his cousin, Bert Saylor.
Mrs. Bert Wright of Kansas City
arrived Thursday for a visit with
her mother, Mrs. Mattie Stoughton.
Mrs. Daisy Kerr King went to Oma
ha Thursday for a visit of several
weeks with her. sister, Mrs. Bruno
Frank M irtin was down from Coun
cil Bluffs the first of the week for
a visit wills his mother, Mrs. Helen
Nelson Saylor and wite, who ar
rived Thursday with the body of their
son, Bert, returned Monday to their
home In Newkirk, Okla.
Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Daeschnor
and baby came over Friday and paid
a short visit to the family of their
aunt, Mrs. W. H. Maddox.
Boss Beeds, Walter Tanner and
George Wahl went to Maryville, Mo.,
Monday to see Falls City win the
game on a foreign diamond.
Mrs. Bydia Behman left Monday
for her home in Newkirk, Okla. She
was called here to attend the fune
ral of her nephew, Bert Saylor.
Mrs. Harry Morrow and little dau
ghter arrived Monday from Pittsburg,
Kas., and will visit a week with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Kcrner.
Misses Florence and Elta Boose
spent last Saturday in Kansas City.
They went down on the morning
train to meet, their sister, Miss Clara,
who was returning from New Mexico.
George Rhine came in from Gove
City, Kas., Sunday night and will
remain about ten days. He is hero
on business connected with the set
tling of the estate of his mother,
Mrs. Sarah P. Rhine. He will likely
sell the farm just north of town as
well as the town property.
The Falls City friends of Ur. G.
B. Gandy of Humboldt will no doubt
lie pleased to learn that he has
gone abroad and will take a special
course in surgery in Berlin, Ger
many. He will spend several months
in study and will also visit several
interesting cities before returning.
Now, Look Here !
Of couase you know what place this is, but we re going to
have something here
August 6 to 14, 1910
and there isn’t a better place for it in the state—many have
said so. It's going to be great this year.
The Falls City Chautauqua
Watch tnis space for Chautauqua “ Dope."
Oh, yes—if you want any information about the big affair,
address the secretary.
E. K. HURST, Fails City, Neb.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Schaible are
rejoicing over the arrival of a 'Pt'n
daughter, who came to their home
Tuesday morning. Frank wears
the smile that wont wear off and
straightway went to practicing lul
Ulia Powell left Sunday for his
horn*1 in Gorden, Neb., after a visit
with relative's. He experts to close
out his interests in Gordon soon
and will move to Idaho.
Mrs. W. T. Fenton accompanied
tier husband to Geneva Tuesday. She
stopped for a short visit in Tee Uln
ae h on her return.
Prof, and Mrs. Win. Harnack and
children came up from Hiawatha and
spent Sun lay with Peter Kaiser and
Mr. and Mrs. Arthus Weaver re
turned Saturday from a short visit
with Mrs. Hart in White Pigeon.
All muslin underwear goes at 20
per cent reduction.—Pence-Little Co.
Ben Reichers came over from
Craig Saturday to visit his parents
and take in the ball game.
7 spools Coats' thread for 25c at
Pence & Little’s.
5 pounds of rice for 25 cents at
Joe Geiger surprised his friends
by dropping in upon them unannounc
ed. He looks as hale and hearty as
he did ten years ago. He is ia
Shubert now visiting tiis son.
Mrs. T. !'\ Hewitt of Lexington,ac
companied by her two sons and her
sister. Miss Margaret Naylor, arrived
Wednesday for a visit with their par
ents, Thomas Naylor and wife.
Dr Bailey will leave shortly for
Hastings where he will deliver the
annual commencement address to
the college graduates in the First
Presbyterian church of that city.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank McDermand
came tip from Kansas City Wednes
day night to attend the commence
ment exercises. They will be guests
at the home of John Powell for a
George Rhine, who lias been here
looking after the Rhine estate, sold
forty acres just north of town Wed
nesday to Charles Portrey for $8,000.
There lire no buildings upon this
piece of land.
Herman Tubach itad the end of his
little finger taken off Tuesday after
noon. This was made necessary be
cause of his hand being badly crush
ed while at work in his mill sever
al months ago.
Lyman Millinery Stock
To be Sold at the
Cost of Materials
The Lyman Millinery Stock has been turned over to
the undersigned to be sold at most any old price. The
stock is new, very well bought and is all of the very
newest style. Every woman needs an extra hat or
so, especially since they may be had for so little.
If you need a flower to beautify an old bonnet, a
piece of velvet, or anything in the millinery line, this
is THE BEST CHANCE OF YOUR LIFE TO GET IT.
Trimmed Hats will be sacrificed. Over a hundred of
them to go—THE PRETTIEST STYLES OF THE
SEASON. SALE NOW ON.
Don't Overlook this Chance
to Buy Millinery at the
Bare Cost of Raw Materials
1st Door North City Hotel F. L. BRITTAIN, in Charge
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