The Menace, an Exposition of Quackery Nostrum Exploitation and Reminiscences of a Country Doctor Page: 75
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Chas. D. Dixon, M. D.
she would locate on the north side of the city, and would
always join the church that had the most members and the
most likely to fall in with her teachings, be it Methodist,
Baptist or any other denomination, and she would work the
brethren and sisters and pastor, until they found her out.
Then she would go to some other part of the city, and in
this means she worked the city with her little battery made
in "France" with its life-giving electric juice to perfection,
until our Legislative committee "landed on her bean."
We had her arrested for practicing medicine without a
license. When her case was called for trial she had left the
country, forfeiting her bond.
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Cure," guaranteed to cure when all other remedies had fail-
ed. He claimed to have discovered the virtues of this won-
derful remedy by applying it to a sore on his dog's back and
letting the dog lie out in the sun. This cured the dog, there-
fore it must be good for man. So he bloomed forth as a
discoverer of a wonderful remedy for all kinds of diseases,
and even for senility.
Among other things, Carr swore on the witness stand,
that if one would take his medicine according to directions
he would never die. As a result of our prosecution he was
fined $50 and remained in the county jail thirty days.
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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/m1/91/: accessed January 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries.