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THE 8EMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA.
5) 1 Z 6iA?r, X YMF S aNvK' I " Are You Lazy ?-Trien Take Tfc mEfem0NT nti-Lazyr Serum anc Jecome THE MOTHER OF THIS CHILD HAO GIVEN BIRTH PREVIOUSLY TO TWO OTHER CHILOREN, ONE OF. WHICH WAS OEAD AT BIRTH, AND THE OTHER OF WHICH LIVED ONLY A FEW WEEKS. IN EACH CASE THE MOTHER'S CONDITION WAS SERIOUS. THE LAST BABY WAS BORN WITHOUT MUCH PAIN TO THE MOTHER, AND HER CONDITION BEFORE THE BIRTH WAS FREE FROM ALL OF THE SICKNESS USUALLY ATTENDINQ SUCH A CONDITION. Chicago physician achieves some amazing results by treating patient with patient's own blood which has been made into a vaccine IIYSICIANS and surgeons from tlio Ffour corners of the globe have ex perimented with cats, dogs nnd monkeys to find n serum for ap pendicitis, Infantile, paralysis, dlph iherln and wlinr not. Tlnf dm intnut serum Is the "Lnzy Serum," which has hecn demonstnited to have splendid and efficient nctlon on liotli hody nnd mind. This Is the discovery of Dr. L. D. Rogers, formerly surgeon nt Cook County hospital, Chicago. 20 years senior pro fessor of surgery In the National Emergency hos pital, nnd first president of the American Cancer Research society. Technically this new treatment is known as auto-' hotnlc therapy, which means treating your blood with your own blood. Tho process first becamo generally known last year, when Doctor Rogers rend n paper before the Chicago Socloty of Med ical Ilesoarch. Lie reported to the society the results of his six years of observations treating patients with n serum mado with their own blood ns a base.. Tho doctor trented all classes of pa tients whoso troubles were apparently duo to faulty blood and his results In general were de clared to be remarkable. In tho ten months thnt Imvo elapsed since tho nutohemlc treatment wns mado public tho serum has become recognized as n dltfiWtwy ns Important as the achievement of Dr. Alexis Carroll, who was the first to transplant human organs. Autonomic therapy Is especially remarkable be cause of Its simplicity. Briefly, Doctor Rogers' treatment consists In tnklng flvo-drops of blood, or some multiple of five, from n vein and putting It Into 10 UmeB as much sterilized, distilled water. After Incubating It nt fever heat for 24 hours, fur ther dilutions arc mndo according to tho needs of tho patient, which enn bo determined only by u phynlclnn skilled In Its use. When rendy for In jecting, tho serum Is colorless, odorless and taste lens. Doctor Rogers 1b also nuthorlty for tho statement that ho has not been nblo to find nny physiological chemist sufllclently 'skilled to de termine Its contents. Twenty to thirty drops of tho serum .or solution thus prepared aro Injected Into n vein or under tho skin. It may also bo given by mouth, hut not with as certain results. There seems to bo no limit to tho number of diseases nnd complnlnts for which this now treat ment Is beneficial. It Ib easier to enumerate thoso conditions for which It Is not applicable. Troubles mechanical, organic, or of ncute bncterlologlcnl origin, and thoso clenrly recognized ns Incurable, are not expected to ho benefited by It, although a few of these appear t"o yield. Tho solution has been termed tho "Antllnzy Serum" becniiRO It primarily has tho energizing qualities that do away with nervous fatigue, while greatly Increasing physical and mentnl endurance. t To Illustrate: Tho fourth day nfter treatment n woman walked ten miles nnd wns not ns tired nB alio hnd been previously nfter walking only half n mile. Another caso In point was that of a man 'gener ally conceded to bo the laziest person In his com munity. He drank about 20 "whiskies" n day, but nfter tho administration of tho serum ho began to do regulnr hard manunl labor. This wan nbout tho" first rcnl work he had done for six years. JJIs rheumatic pains left him, he needed a cano no longer, his appetlto returned, Insomnia was re placed by sound, refreshing sleep, his weight In creased flvo pounds and his general nppearanco changed from thnt of a "hum" to thnt of a clean, wholesome, bright nnd honest workman. Previous ly, too, ho hnd suffered from loss of memory, but nfter taking tho serum he could recall tho names of ninny old acquaintances whom ho could not remember before taking the trentmcnt. Most remarkable results havo been obtained when the serum was administered to expectnnt mothers, and It Is In this field thnt Doctor Rogers cxpectB tho grentest good to be accomplished through the nutohemlc treatment. It Is his bollof that If the trentment comes Into general use tho birth of physical and mentnl defectives will bo reduced 00 per cent, and Infant mortality from congenital weakness, the greatest causo of doath nmong children, will be wiped out. Although Doctor Rogers nnd his associates have treated n large number of expectnnt mothers will? the now serum there hns yet to be reported n case In which relief was not obtnlned from those, troublesome complnlnts so common during this period. Furthermore. In n series of eases of mothers who had previously borne children, tho average duration of suffering with the birth of tho serum baby was three hours, while with the for mer children without serum the averago wns 11 hours. Sllll more wonderful and more Important Is the fact thnt children whose mothers hnd treat ment n few months before their birth aro stronger, nnd healthier, mentnlly and physically, than other children of the same family who did not hnvo tho henefit of this nutohemlc thorapy. There hns not been reported n death among the. "serum" babies, Although some nro iiojv flvo years old. It wns while spending tho winter of 1000-10 In I'urfB and London that Doctor Rogers became In- C -rr--. ' i ARMS? xBCVJ forested in the study of cancer. He gave n great deal of his time watching some of England's fa mous physicians hard at work In the Imperial Cancer Ilesoarch laboratory, tho Middlesex Hos pital Cancer laboratory, and the laboratory pre sided over by Sir A. 10. Wright, who originated the Idea of vaccination ngalnst typhoid. lie vlslteu the Pasteur Institute In Paris, and there saw monkeys Inoculated with the products ,of Infantllo paralysis. Naturally he became greatly enthused over tho possibilities of serum treatment, and ho came home with tho determination to make an attempt to discover a serum to cure cancer, dia betes, goiter and pernicious anemia, the most dif ficult chronic disease to fight. He has been suc cessful In fronting some remarkable cases of goiter without resorting to an operation. Many cures of diabetes have been, reported, and encour aging results have been obtained In pernicious anemia. Doctor Rogers' treatment of tho blood seems to bring out remarkable energizing qualities. Just as tho latent? energy residing In wnter may bo con verted by application of bent Into an expansive vapor, steam, having a force capable of driving great engines and draw long, heavy freight trains, and Just us tho latest energy residing In gasolino may he transformed by Infinitesimal sparks Into an cxpansivo gas having a force capable of pro pelling automobiles, airplanes nnd submarines nt a wonderful speed, so the latent .energy In the blood seems by tho Injection of n few drops of tho new sorum directly Into tho veins, tojbo converted Into "antibodies" which mnnlfqst their power and activity In a thousand ways, nnd In an amount out of all proportion to the tiny spark of substance that Inaugurated their activity or set them on fire. An Interesting fact about this scrum Is thnt It cannot bo mado by 'the wholesale and sold ns n patent medicine, because tho pntlent's own blood must bo used In making It, It Is created on tho bnslc principle that "llko cures like," nnd tho serum must bo prepnrcd Individually for every patient. In acufe bacterial diseases It Is now considered good practlco tho world over to secure when possible soino of tho germs causing tho disease, nnd then Inject them, nfter being killed by heat and suspended In a solution, Into tho patient whoso stckncBS they caused. Doctor Rogers affirms thnt when ho uses us n basis for his serum the blood of a patient suffering from n chronic complnlut he undoubtedly collects some of thoso Imperfect cells which nro causing tho disease. The merits of this new treatment havo been verl- fled by many progressive physicians In various parts of the United Stntcs, some of whom have acquired a practical knowledge of the system bj attending medical conventions In Knnsas City, St. Louis, Chicago, St. Paul and New York, where Doctor Rogers demonstrated and explained his method. Others have become competent In using the method by visiting Doctor Jlogers nnd tnklng a personnl course of Instruction under him. Some Idea as to how this method is being received by the profession may be Inferred from the fact that within two minutes after completing ids demon stration before tho annual convention of tho Amer ican Association of Progressive Medicine at Kan sas City, Doctor Rogers was unanimously electee" president of that society. Perhaps the most remarkable Instance of n cure yet obtained by means of uutohtfnlc therapy was the case of a trained nurse, whoso trouble wns diagnosed as Hodgkln's disease, generally consid ered Incurable. During tho three and a half years preceding her visit to Doctor Rice, a physician whom Doctor Rogers had Instructed In nutohemlc therapy, the patient hnd had five operations, one for appendicitis, one In which the stomach was re sected, arid three for rcmovnl of glands. She had lost 25 pounds from her normal weight nnd could neither cnt nor sleep sufllclently to keep up After the first autonomic trentment on October 1 1010. her condition began to Improve so rapidly as to astonish even Doctor Rogers himself. A second treatment wns given n week later, nnd at the end of tho third week she seemed so perfectly well that trentment wns discontinued. After nn Intervnl, however, of six weeks, there were some Indications of the return of tho enlnrgement of the glnnds. Four other trentments n week npart wcro given, nnd since thnt time there hns been no troublo of nny sort. The pntlent regnlned nil hoi weight, nnd Is todny tho picture of health. In speaking of nutohemlc therapy, n prominent New York physlclnn snld: "We all have known the therapeutic value of blood nfter developing cerlnln nntltoxlns, All our artificial scrums are products of blood serum. Modern medical science would-bo unthinkable without this weapon to fight tho mnnlfold dlsenses to which human flesh is heir. "With all this knowledge, does It not seem strange that only now In tho yenr 1010 tho curative value of our own blood for our own blood for our own Ills hns Just been discovered, or, speaking more accurately, been brought to our attention' Mnny of us nro no doubt llko n certnln grent scientist who, when this new discovery, nutohemlc therapy, wns brought to his nttentlon, snld: 'This Is absolutely scientific. For n long tlmo I hnve known tho facts upon which It Is bnsed, but 1 never thought of thejr practical application.' "Doctor Rogers' discovery Is not only a revela tion, but a revolution, ln( tho method of treating a large percentage or tne ins or numnnity., xne applicability of this treatment seems to be co extensive with the function of the blood, nnd Is capable, therefore, of acting upon disease In nny part of the body In which the blood circulates, no mnttor In whnt form the complaint mnnlfesta Itsolf, nor whnt nnmo we gtvo to It." I AMERICAN ADVENTURER IS GREAT DISCOVERER I Ono of tho grent Amerlcnn ndventurcrs died re cently. Ho was Col. Charles Challlo-Long, and his death received tho same scant ndtlce that had been awarded so tunny of his nchlovements during his lifetime. Soldier, uuthor, dlplomntlst nnd explorer, ho lived his sovcnty-tlvo yenrs ns thoroughly ns nny mnn of his time. Ho know four continents and ho solved a rlddlo that had puzzled mankind for many years tho source of tho Nile river. As n youth, Challle-Long fought with distinction In the Civil war, says the Kansas City Times. Ho entured ns n prlvnto hnd enmo out n Heutennnt colonel. Then ho figured In a chnpter of our his tory thnt Is little known to tho present generation our military mission to Egypt. Khedlvo Ismail wanted to reorganize his unity and ho wanted tho work done by men who would bo free from the ' petty Interests nnd Intrigues of tho various Euro pean countries, all of which were Interested In northern Africa. The khedlvo obtained tho co-operation of tSonornl Sherman, and In 1800 ten Amer ican oillcers half of them Federals and half for mer Confederate commanders wore sent to Egypt. Challle-Long wns ono of tho party, nnd be becamo the widest known for his work In Africa. Some of the others of tho party wero Generals Lorlng, Llbby nnd Stone, and Majors Morgan and Kennon. Found Lake Ibrahim. Challle-Long enmo under tho Influence of the famous "Chlneso" Gordon, then campaigning In tho Sudan. He and Gordon designed tho fortifications of Tol-el-Kcblr for the dofenso of Cairo, nnd Gor don. Induced the American to explore the upper Nile. In two shallops constructed of tough bark Chullle-Long and two companions continued along the river until they found Luko Ibrahim, now known nt Lake Choga. They found tho bosom of tho lake radiant with the great lotus, whoso leavos nro strong enough to support the. body of n child. Tho party discovered that tho river lstmlng from tho Victorln Nyunza Is tho Nile, thus settling a question that long had troubled geographers. On this trip Challlo-Long and hit tw, compan i Ions, both Egyptian otllcors, were attacked by n u forco of several hundred natives. The explorers carried sheet-Iron traveling cases, and barricaded AUTHORITY ON ARMY'S HEALTH When statistics nro extreme enough one way or the other, they nre cnpnble of rcnssurlng or disturbing the most unmnthemntlcal of persons. A striking illustration of that Is found In the official figures showing the cas ualties of Canadian troops since tho beginning of the wnr, which hnve re cently been the subject of comment by Surgeon General Gorgas. Tho total of wounded, missing, and dead from all causes Is 80,843, but the whole num ber of deaths from sickness In camp and trench hns been only 40 ofllcers and 1,101 men, or 1,240 nil told. On the other hand, 10,320 ofllcers nnd men hnvo been killed In nctlon, nnd 5,242 have died of wounds, making n total of 20,871 deaths duo to gunfire. To that sunt should be added 1,510 of "those presumed to be dead," making the deaths from all causes 23,030. In other words, the deaths from sickness constitute less than 5.3 per cent of nil the deaths and less than 1 tfer cent of all the casualties. Inns- much as tho sickness risk of nn army begins with tho first gathering together of men In their enrllest training enmps, It Is n fair thing to consider one moro percentage of these casualty totals that Is, the proportion which the total deaths from sickness bear to tho total number of those enlisted In Canada. This totnl of enlistment for the Dominion is npproximntely 500,000 men. So ono nrrlves nt the most reassuring conclusion thnt only 1 out of every 411 soldiers hap succumbed to sickness In the course of nearly three years of camp nnd trench life combined. BANKER EXPLAINS WAR FINANCE In the opinion of Frank A. Vander- llp, president of the National City bank, the government's Initial wnr lonn of $2,000,000,000 and subsequent loans will In tho main be floated through the expansion of bank credit. Mr. Vander llp says he Is confident the total issue will bo subscribed when tho people are once aroused to the dangers that would confront the nation If they should fnll to do their duty by tho government, to give their fullest flnnn- clrtl support needed to curry on tho wnr of democracy ngalnst .Prussian militarism. "No one with nny experience with security mnrkets or with nny knowl edge of the economics of Investment hns predicted that this loan would be oversubscribed within a week," replied Mr. Vonderllp. "There should be some education In discussing this sub ject as to what $2,000,000,000 means. People are apt to think of these bonds as of other ordinary Issues and to assume that It would be possible to sub scribe for this issue or, Indeed, to subscribe for it several times over out of n fund thnt Is nwnltlng investment. This war must bo financed, not out of the past savings, but out of future savings. Future savings for the moment nre not nvnllable, and some other device must, therefore, be brought into piny. Thnt device Is bnnk credit, nnd this lonn nnd subsequent loans will in tho main be floated through an expansion of bank credit." SCIENTIST MAKES PATRIOTIC OFFER in these they stood off tho attacking force for hours, killing moro than 80 natives. Chnllle-Long led several expeditions Into Africa, conquering tho NIam-NIam country nnd nddlng It to Egypt, nnd exploring a long stretch of tho East const of Africa that hitherto had been unknown to civilization. Called Back to Egypt. Ills health falling under the Incessant hardships to which ho had been subjected, Challle-Long came back to this country lnN1877 and studied law. Ho became an authority on International law, after ward teaching for a tlmo In Paris, But at tho time of tho Sudanese uprising In 1881 he was besought by the American government to go buck to Egypt nnd tnke charge of the consulate at Alexandria, from which all the other Americans hnd fled. He saved hundreds of lives during thoso troublous tlmos, the consulato being made i rofttgo for all nationalities. In 1887 Cleveland appointed Challle-Long con sul general and secretary of the legation In Corea, The man's restless energy again manifested itself In exploration nnd he made an overland trip to Seoul, discovering on the way the source 'of tho Han river. Egypt called him again In 1800 and he spent eight years thore, writing nnd exploring. Tho honors thnt had been tardy In their coming began to ho showered upon Ulm then. Great Brit ain finally recognized his share in the uncovering of the secrets of the Nile and gave him equal rank with Spoke and Baker. The Amerlcnn Geograph ical society gave him a gold medal, and he was mado secretary for tho Universal Postal congress at Washington ami lator secretary to the United Stntos commission at the Paris exposition, 1000. Challlo-Long wrote a number of books dealing with tho lands ho had explored. They aro standard works upon the little-known regions of tho world, hut they brought him little revenue. Though hnlf a dozen nations honored him with medals nnd ti tles, ho died ii comparatively poor man. Ills only reward of any consequence wns tho tribute paid hint by "Chinese" Gordon, another of the great ad venturers: "This man desorvos to rank with Uw world's chief dlseovarers." President Richard Cockburn Mac Laurln offered to the government the services of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology the moment it was an nounced thnt President Wilson had terminated relations with Germany. This mennt the services of the entire instructing stnft nnd of all the labora tories, and they are offered with thnt highest efllclcncy of service which can bo given only by an unbroken corps of trained men In lnborntorles of tho highest standard with whose every de tail they nro thoroughly fnmlllnr. This Is preparedness of the most Important kind, for wnr Is quite as much n strug gle of skilled engineers ns It Is of soldiers. President MncLnurln wns born In Edinburgh, educnted nt Cnmbrldge uni versity, Englnnd ; beenme n trustee nnd a denn of tho University of New Zea Innd, nnd in New York, bend of tho depnrtment of mnthemntlcs nnd then of physics nt Columbia. In November, 1008, he wns called to Boston to bo president of the M. I. T. He Is n doctor of laws ns well as doctor of science. nnd hns studied the problems of education in Canada before going to New Zeuluud. MAY PROVE RUSSIA'S "STRONG MAN" , A. F. Kerensky, minister of Justlco in Russia's revolutionary cabinet, nnd one of the socialist members of thnt body, has warned his countrymen that as affairs are going now It will be im possible to effect tho. salvutlon of Russia. "For our faith In liberty we braved n grent dnttger," ho snld In a speech to tho congress of deputies from troops nt the front, "but we drank of liberty until lntoxlcnted, when we most needed sobriety end discipline. "I hnvo lost my dnrlng, my fnlth thnt we are not mutinied slaves In stead of conscientious citizens creat ing n now state. Sometimes I regret I did not die when I had fnlth thnt Russians could govern themselves without need of tho knout." If Korensky proves to be tho mnn for the times, Russia will not only be saved nnd lLi army rehabilitated, but tho Invasion of Austria will begin long before Austria la prepared to meet It, nnd the full drlvo of Russia nnd Italy will sweep the Austrlans out of the reckoning. There Is nothing impossible in this. All that Is needed Is that the Iron hand of n truo pntrlot who Is liberal but will ndmlt no license shall bo set for freedom. If tho virile Kerensky can keop tho nation together and tho Inspiration of tho nrmy shall bo progressive until the Amorlcnn commission can co oporatc, tho might of the American dollars and tho quickening of American Idealism and co-operation for Russia will conclude the cementing process' for tho nation. i e