The Menace, an Exposition of Quackery Nostrum Exploitation and Reminiscences of a Country Doctor Page: 30
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would require one-half in advance. "Doctor, I thought you
advertised not a dollar to be paid until cured." The doctor
told him that applied to people he knew; when he did not
know the individual he required one-half in advance.
Our investigator told him he only had five dollars with
him; he would give him that and would pay the balance in
a few days. This was satisfactory and he gave him the five
dollars taking his receipt for same. The next day he went
back to their offices, and was sent into the other doctors
office. He asked the doctor if this was Dr. Stotts, and was
informed that it was, and he replied that he was not the
one that treated him the day before, and the doctor told him
that they were brothers, that both of them was Dr. Stotts.
He was told by this Dr. Stotts that he would require special
treatment, and would have to have the balance of the money.
He asked the doctor if he really thought he had brights dis-
ease. The doctor told him that he certainly did. He asked
the doctor if he saw the examination of the urine. He said
that he assisted in making the analysis. On this fraud we
filed suit to revoke their license, and on filing this suit
Young left the city for parts unknown, leaving Stotts in
charge of the office.
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Dixon, Chas. D. (Charles D.). The Menace, an Exposition of Quackery Nostrum Exploitation and Reminiscences of a Country Doctor, book, 1914; San Antonio, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth143569/m1/40/: accessed January 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries.