Health Culture Volume 19, No. 6

Health Culture Volume 19, No. 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...the drug store. People who have investigated the subject advocate extreme measures. In my opinion the present generation of drug habitues is hopeless. If I had my way I would put them in an asylum, where I would keep them until they die. Very few of them ever get cured of the habit. While under restraint they can do without the dope, but remove the restraint and back to it they go, as fast as they can get it.--Dr. C. Koch, Philadelphia. HUMAN RUBBISH The birth-rate is diminishing and we sit by and watch the degeneration of our race with idle hands. We take the human rubbish that emerges, and give it compulsory education, housing acts, inspection of all sorts, and at all seasons, and imagine that better results will ensue than if we left the whole business alone. Are we right?--The Times, London. PRACTICE OF LAW I have weighed qualifications according to my experience, and some may think I have rated honesty too high, but if you have legal knowledge, industry, and luck you may be a success without having money. If you look on money as the measure of success, I would advise a business career instead of the law. Lawyers in Chicago make from $1,000 to $3,000 a year. One-twentieth make $4,000, one-twen tieth $5,000, and another twentieth make $6,000 or more. There are not over forty lawyers who make over $10,000 a year.--Prof. John H. Wigmore, Dean Northwestern Law School, Chicago. EXPLANATION As a logical explanation of the rise in the price of meat the following is offered from Chicago: The retail butcher is blaming the wholesaler, the wholesaler the packer, the packer the farmer and the farmer the high price of corn. It sounds much like the story of the House That Jack Built.--Committee on High Price of Food. LICENSE FOR DRINKERS A method...show more

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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236782240
  • 9781236782243