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About The courier. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1894-1903 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 5, 1901)
Arc Doing a Noble Work at Their Office
at Cor. of Hth and N St&, Shel
don Blk. Numerous Cures
are Being Report
A staff of eminent physicians and
surgeons from the British Medical In
stitute, at the urgent solicitation of a
large number of patients under their
care in this country, hare established
a permanent branch of the Institute in
this city, at the office, corner of Eloventh
and N streets, in the Sheldon b'ock
These eminent gentlemen have de
cided to give their irrices entirely tree
for three months (medicines excepted)
to all invalids who call upon them for
treatment between now and Oct. 10th.
These eervicea will not only consist of
consultation, examination and advice,
but also of all minor surgical operations.
The object in pursuing this course is
to become rapidly and personally ac
quainted with the sick and afflicted, and
under no condition will any charge what
ever be made for any services rendered
for three months to all who call before
The doctors treat all forms of disease
and deformities, and guarantee a cure
in every case they undertake. At the
first interview a thorough examination
is made; and, if incurable, you are frank
ly and kindly told so; also advised
against spending your money for use
Male and female weakness, catarrh
and catarrhal deafness, also rupture,
goitre, cancer, all skin diseases and all
diseases of the rectum are positively
cured by their new treatment.
The chief associate surgeon of the
Institute, assisted by one or more of his
staff associates, is in personal charge.
Office hours from 9 a. m. till 8 p. m.
No Sunday hours.
Special Notice If you cannot call
send stamp for question blank for home
THREE MONTHS FREE !
X All subscribers to this paper i
i whose subscriptions expire in Sep-
X tember or October will be given t
three months' subscription free i
f if they will renew them row.
H. WIXXETT ORE.
For The Courier.
The tendency of the human body is
toward health. From many of the ills
that affects a man be recovers spontane
ously. This is illustrated by the re
covery of many daily from colds, indi
gestion and other minor acute and occa
sionally more eevere ailments. When a
spontaneous recovery occurs in a pa
tient on whom have been used certain
measures supposed to be useful in heal
ing the particular malady with which
he is afflicted, it is natural that the re
covery should be ascribed to the potion
or prayer which has been used. The
fact remains, however, that the recov
ery was spontaneous and would have
occurred if no such effort had been
made. In a dim way people recognize
this fact, so they occasionally rebel
against medical treatment. But because
they cannot entirely get away from the
thought that something must be done
when a person is sick, they become de
votees of faith healing in 6ome form or
other. This is a mistake it is exchang
ing one extreme for the other. None
are more apt to resort to faith healing
and totally to abjure medicine in everv
form than those who formerly sent for
the physician upon every pretext, both
when he was not needed and when he
wps. As is usual in such cases, when
this pendulum comes to rest, it will be
found not at either side, but between
the two extremes; there truth lieB.
There are men who have devoted their
lives to acquiring a knowledge of the
human body and the behavior of its
parts in health and in disease. These
men are physicians. They- recognize
certain factors at work in producing
disease and know certain other factors
that can be depended upon to assist
nature in arresting disease processes or
in promoting recovery after the disease
has been checked. Only to such a man,
who thoroughly understands the body,
can safely be entrusted the matter of
deciding how far any disease process
has perverted the normal functions or
to what extent the natural forces can be
depended upon to secure recovery.
Even then it is not strange that he
sometimes makes mistakes a man
with a finite mind dealing as he is with
a human body which only its Creator
fully comprehends. The personal equa
tion, as one of our great writers has
aid, renders "experience fallacious and
The simple fact, however, that the
average human life is being lengthened,
the suffering and the pain that attend
the beginning or the ending of a human
life havabeen reduced, and our personal
and municipal comfort have been bo
greatly increased, are enough to warrant
all the efforts that are being put forth
to convert the treatment of the sick
into an exact science. Only by scientific
men can this be dono and only by rea
sonable methods can this be accom
plished. Cure of disease by any system
which would become established must
be not merely coincident with or subse
quent to the means put forth it must
be obviously the result.
That Street Car Conversation.
Fragmentary reports of a recent con
versation to which a few neighbors and
myself were parties do me a great injus
tice, seeming to rank me among sympa
thizers with anarchy. Nothing could
be more absurd. No man alive abomi
nates anarchy in every form more heart
ily than I; perhaps few have done more
with arm b or pen to repress anarchy. I
myself have nothing to keep back, but
as parts of the conversation referred to
might be thought to compromise the
other parties I will not detail it without
permission. Suffice it to say that all
urged opposition to anarchy. I as
earnestly as the rest, only our methods
I respectfully request you to give this
statement such publicity as you can.
E. Bekj. Andrews, Chancellor.
University of Nebraska,
Lincoln September 24, 1891.
A Sleuth on the Trail.
Chief Hennessy, what made you
suspect that some one bad recently
been in that deserted house?
Detective Well, sir, in the dust on
the mantel I found the footprint of a
human hand. Town Topics.
A boarding-house trust in Ann Ar
bor, Michigan, is the latest labor union
on record. The idea, which is a really
clever -one, is that all the boarding
houses shall furnish the same kind of
food on the same days in the week.
Fancy the atmosphere when cabbage
and onions are on the bill of fare.
BLACK DRESS IDS MOM
The Most Elaborate Dress Fabric Display in the City
All the Correct Patterns. Every Correct Color.
A Positive Money-Saving- Event. Inves
tigate these Great Values.
BLACK DRESS GOODS.
Stocks now fully complete. We carry the Priestley
Blacks, the Bedford and Cortauld Goods, besides every
good value . made by German, French and American
Priestley Prunella, plain or satin finish, will not spot, very hand
some cloth, 46 in. wide, per yard $249
Priestley's Wool and Silk Crepe de Chine, Iris Crepe, West End
Suiting, Silk and Wool Eudora, these to be found only in Priest
ley mfg., 11 in. wide, per yard $198
Priestley's Cravenette Prunella, permanent satin finish, has a silk
effect, 42 and 44 in. wide, per yard, $2.49, $2 19, $1.98, SI. 85, $1.63,
11.49 and $1.25
Priestley's Satin Armure, English Etamine Cheviot, Silk Warp
Mohair and Crepoline, 42 and 44 in. wide, per yard $1.49
Priestley's Wool Crepe, unfinished worsted Lizzard Cloth and
Whip Cord, very stylish, new weaves, 42 inches wide, per yard. .$1.35
Priestley's Melrose, Albatross, Mignonette Crepe, Mohair, Granite,
etc, all new cloths, which we are selling quantities of; popular
prices, per yard, 81.25, 98s, 89c, 83c and 75c
Black Granite Cloth, wears well and sheds the dust, good value
here, per yard, 81.10, 98c, 83c, 75c and 49c
All Wool Black Cheviot Suitings, a very strong line, per yard,
$1.75, 81.49. 81.25, 98c, 83c and : 75c
Black Mohair Serge and Whip Cord, a very full line of values for
81 98, $1.49, 81.25, 98c, 89c, 75c, 69c and 49c
Tailor's Black Suitings. 54, 56 and 58 in. Venetians, Habit cloths,
Beavers, Kerseys, Broadcloths and Golf Suitings, especially
adapted for tailored suits and rainy day skirts, absolutely the
beet line of values we have ever shown; all prices; $2 49, 82 25,
81.98, S1.63, 81.49, $1.25 and 98c
New Waistings We are showing and selling large quantities of
wool waistings, fancy designs, per yard 98c, 75c, 49a, 35c and . . . 20c
Plain a'l wool waistings in French twilled and plain French flan
nels, per yard 49c and ....f 25c
Fancy Shirting Flannels for Men's Shirts, in medium weights,
good colors and patterns, per yard 49c
Black Taffeta; especially priced for this Bale; 36 inch guaranteed
Blactt Taffeta Silk $1.49
36 in. guaranteed Black Taffeta Silk $1.25
27 in. Fitzgerald Special make, guaranteed to wear, made for ser
vice, handsome lustre, a beautiful black, our special price, per
yard $1 25
24 and 27 in. Black Taffeta, $1.25 grade, per yard ". 98c
27 in. good grade Black Taffetas at 75c to 65c
Black Peau de Soie, comprising the best makes only, guaranteed
to please, and the richest blacks made, per yard, 81 93, 81.75.
81.49, 8135, 8L25, 98c and ;......... 75c
Fancy Waist Silks Handsome new Dresden waist silks, the latest
novelty, a beautiful assortment, $1.49, $1.25, 98c and 65c
Flannel TaffetaB Beet quality of Flannel Taffeta, warranted to
wash and not to crack, all the new colors and black, per yard 98c
Velvets Large quantities of Velvet will be used this season for
waieta and dresses, our line is complete with every knewn shade,
per yard, $2.49, $1.98, $1.49, $L25, 98c and 75c
Special import order just opened. Advance styles
for the Holiday Season.
Handsome Plates, 50c, 75c to $5.00
Beautiful Salads, SI. 00 to $4.00
Sugars and Creams, etc., etc., a set, $2.00, $2.25, $2.50
Special Display. See It.
150 dozen hemmed Huck Towels, fast edges, size
36x16)4 in. special, 8c each, a dozen 95c
100 dozen hemmed Huck Towels, fast edges, size
39xl9 in. special, 10c each, a dozen $1.15
New Dress Trimmings just opened an exquisite
line. Center counter main floor.
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