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Berlin, Jan. 22. Germ?n scien
tists today said that the'- had out
witted Dr. Friedrich Friedmann,
discoverer of "Friedmann's tu
berculosis cure," and they hope
soon to be able to say on first
hand information whether the
Friedman cure is genuine or not.
Professor Felix Klemperer, a
scientist, announced he had ob
tained the consent of one of
Friedmann's patients to with
draw from his arm the living
bacilli that had been injected by
Friedmann. The germ has been
reproduced in large quantities,
Klemperer said, and scientists all
over Germany are experimenting
with the bacilli.
"I acted in the name of human
ity," Klemperer said, "and if this
germ is what Friedmann claims it
is, we will shortly give it to the
"You may say that I already
admit that the germ will help
many sufferers, but I cannot as
yet say it will help all."
In another well-known Berlin
laboratory, the Friedmann cul
ture is being experimented with
by one of the most eminent scien
tists of Germany, formerly a col
league of Friedmann, whose
name is withheld.
Professor August Bier, a most
violent enemy of Friedmann, has
obtained some of the bacilli, and
is conducting experiments on tu
bercular guinea pigs. He con
ceded that many remarkable
cures had been effected, and said
that apparently the Friedmann
cure was genuine.
NN'S TUBERCULOSIS CURE
Thus scientists throughout
Germany are conducting the ex
periments that Friedman refused
to permit, and it was said today
that in a short time the medical
experts of Europe will be enabled v
to pass authoritatively on the
merits of Friedmann's discovers-.
TWO ARE OVERCOME BY
SMOKE IN LOOP FIRE
Kathleen Simsrott, 513 Throop
st, and Gladys Kellogg, 640 En
glewood av., were overcome by
smoke, and scores of employes
weer thrown into panic when fire
broke out in basement of 4-story
factory building at 327-29 S.
Franklin st. this afternoon. The
two girls were revived and taken
to their homes.
The basement and first two
floors of the building are occu
pied by Charles Ruben, manufac
turer of woolens and novelties.
T. W. Boas, maker of women's
dress skirts, occupies the two up
Most of the employes were at
lunch when the fire started in the
basement. Those on the upper
floors escaped by stairways and
fire escapes. Damage $25,000.
"Remember, Bridget," said the
lady to the new maid, "there are
just two things I insist upon
truthfulness and obedience."
"Yes, mum," said Bridget;
"and phwen yez tell me to tell the
callers that yer out whin yer in,
which shall it be, mum truthful
ness or obedience?''