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36 The Menace
We Cured Your Neighbor; We Can CreYou
IN ALL OF TE CITIES AND COUNTIES OF TEXAS WE HAVE CURED AND SATISFIED PATIENTS.
THEY ARE OUR BEST AOVER"
' l ' " We do not publish signed testi-
monials because absolute secrecy in y
all professional dealings is one of
'ur ironclad rules of business. What
the afflicted want is a cure, not
publicity, and we believe our pa-
- ents (who are likewise always our
friends) greatly appreciate the fact
that they may come to as in perfect
confidence, knowing that anything
we may leard rearding them ist
' saredly onfidntial. Scarcely a
e w r mail arrive s that does nt contain
tu . Ttters from our cured patients w . ho epeso . t,
Wh+ ;; voluntarily. tell what we have done
Sfor thel One patient writes: "Int e
Nervou " eb is with pleasure that I writ i for
. another month's trteaent. The
cure isn't a great way in the fu-
ture.' This letter is in our desk, but as we said, while we appre oiate such expressions of gratitude and
praise, yet we do not publish natmes ufder any circumstances. However, anyone earnestly desiring
treatment will be privately furnished Upon request all the evidence he may wish of our professional ability
without violating any confidence. Call and let us prove to you that we are curing men and women
every day. Our references are ol the most substantial character and include leading citizens o every
trade and profession; among them merchants, manufacturers, mechanics, farmers, laborers, professional
men, etc., who have kindly permitted us to send them any ma who applies to us in good faith for the
treatment he needs.
OUR MEDICAL QUALIFICATIONS, SUPERIOR EQUIPMENT and PAST SUCCESS, AS WELL
AS OUR FINANCIAL STANDING ARE GUARANTEES THAT Y'OU WILL RECEIVE WHAT YOU
PAY FOR; NAMELY, HONEST TREATMENT AND A CURE.
CAiL TODAY-CONSULTATION AND EXAMINATION FREE
s E tt E Nervous Debiity, Contagious Blood Poison, Hydrocele, Variocele, Obstructions, Ul ces.
Sores, :R tney, Bladder and Urinary Troubles, Rheumatism, Catarrh, Stomach Trouble,
Nervousness, Eczema, Skin, Diseases, Prostatieia and Poor Circulation. We cure Rupture, Piles and
Fista without the knife and without pain or detention from work.
S you a not a ble t to r ea e to this city at the present time send for our latest and best book on
Special and Chronic Diseases. Book A is for Men; Book B for Women. They are the best of their
kind ever published and will tell you where rd hdw to get a cure in the least possible time and for
the least money. Either one will be sen ABSOLUTELY FEE to any address in a plain sealed en-
velope free from observation if you mention this paper. Don't delay. Call or write today.
Office hours 8 a. m. to 5:3 p. r daily; Seday, 9 to 12.
THE TR RILL MEDICAL INSTITUTE
215-216 Hicks Buidings (Second Floor), San Antonio, Tex.
THE TERRILL MEDICAL INSTITUTE.
The Terrill Medical Institute with J. H. Terrill as Presi-
ident and Howard E. Truax as Vice-President, was an
institution intrenched by long years of disgraceful adver-
tising. The patriarchal face of the "beloved" president
was familiar to many of us in our boyhood days, long before
we were able to read of how he along with the vice-presi-
dent, (its full membership) were giving their time and
ability, unselfishly, to the cause of suffering men and
women. Twenty years ago I stopped off at San Marcos,
Texas, and in the M. K. & T. depot was a large picture of
this old fraud lauding his ability to relieve suffering hu-
manity. He was then located at Dallas, Texas. He was
then in the heighth of his glory. He had branch offices in
all the leading cities in the State. At each of these offices
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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/m1/48/: accessed June 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries.