Hahnemanns eighty-third birthday was made the occasion of a great fete, and was celebrated at his residence, the Rue de Milan, where the large salon was crowded with guests, the beau monde of Paris, in the middle of which stood Hahnemanns bust, ornamented with golden laurel crown and wreaths of the flowers of Cicuta, Belladonna and Digitalis.
The mother undoubtedly had a typical scarlet fever and the child also had the disease in utero. She was very fortunate in having the disease before delivery and thereby eliminating the septic condition so often met in pregnant mothers at delivery if brought in contact with scarlet fever.
The record of this case of evident poisoning has interest for homoeopaths. Bismuth subnitricum is not often prescribed homoeopathically, possibly not as frequently as it should be. The homoeopathic provings record the symptoms of abdominal colic. Clarke, under “Characteristics,”mentions” black borders on gums; loosening of the teeth.” This symptom corresponds with Resnicks finding.
Undoubtedly there will be cases where even with the entire blood picture at hand the diagnosis will will remain in doubt. But on the whole it is to be expected that the whole blood picture will give considerably more valuable information than would be the mere fact of the presence or absence of stippled cells. Industrial Hygiene Bulletin.
No child ever was or ever will be born into this world in full possession of all the attainments and graces, but every child should have the right of inherent mental and physical ability, which if properly nurtured and developed would enable it to fill its mission in life creditably. This must appeal to every sensible man or woman as the vital question of the hour.
A change had been made. The ever-troublesome new symptoms have arisen, and because of the stinging pain, the persistent dropsy of the lower limbs, I now gave apis the 30th in water every six hours. From this time on until August following, I kept her on apis mellifica in ascending potencies, with marked general improvement, though the growths on the legs and the accompanying pains persisted.
Samuel relates that the children, being left alone one day, nearly died of fright when they heard a woodpecker at work on the wall of the house outside and dared not look out to see what it was. They told their parents about it when they came home and, instead of having it explained to them, were told that it was “the Knocker,” who would always come if they did not do as they were bid.