The National Convention of the American Legion was held in Omaha. It was reported that 25,000 attended the State Convention of the American Legion in San Francisco. Between 6000 and 7000 attended the State Christian Endeavor Convention in California. The various service clubs have held their state and national conventions.
Every physician of experience has heard more than once something to this effect: “How could the doctor tell what was wrong when he didn’t examine me?” The reference is usually to some physician whom the patient has previously consulted. The new medical advisor, realizing the necessity of stirring himself, makes the examination which his predecessor failed to make.
Shorn of his sophistries, man faces the bar of psychic and physical symptom judgment for remedy evaluation. It matters not whether the stage for curative study is found in the squalid surroundings of poverty, or the atmosphere of exquisite hygienic environment.
The following observations were all made on people who did not know they were making provings. This is most important. The imaginative factor is thus eliminated. Here are my results. The proving was made from the sixth potency of Agnus castus.
Time of collection, part used and especially the soil from which it gets its nourishment are important. Proper dosage must be worked out as well as best time to give it, when to repeat and when to discontinue, etc., etc. All these details and others have to do with its applications in disease.
Along with lay and professional cooperation in England may be mentioned the activities of the American Foundation for Homoeopathy in this country, where there has been a growing interest in the lay movement, mention of which will be made a little later on this paper.
According to recent surveys there are four conditions which are responsible for about half of all hospital service; they are tonsillectomies, deliveries, appendicitis and accidental injuries with tonsillectomies far in the lead and deliveries second.
In such cases I have used a washed sweet pickle for the child to suck on. If this failed, I would use the raw rind off a piece of pork in the same manner and have never known it to fail in such cases. The child has suffered because the mother has not received what she wanted while carrying the child.
Even if we cannot cure far advanced cases of the tumors and metastases, it often is possible to influence by homoeopathic remedies the physical conditions of these sufferers so favorably that they frequently live relatively comfortable and carefree without narcotics, and when the end comes they sleep away gently and peacefully without any agony.
So the poor cow was frisked and prodded and made to run in and try to jump over the “bar “1.” But in her weakened condition she failed and plumped down on it when out shot an apple from somewhere in the creature’s gullet. Needles to say that after this preliminary “aggravation” cure was rapid, gentle and permanent throughout top its fullest extent.