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He Found ,iholent i Keeepingl the Disease Away Durlng Trying Timnes. . o. Plicayse, Saps. sa. Dr. C. H. Tebault, the veteran physician, lh.o has had constant and extensive practice i- yellow fever visitations since the war, iid ho was-.health officer of this city dur tag ep·dleamic -of 1867, believes that a eas deal depends on cleanliness of iocali ts, as well as of persons, to prevent the spread of that contagious disease. br. Tebault has great faith In preventives. Meeting him last evening, a representative of the Picayune asked: sIs there any possible way of administer ing something which might shield a person liable to yellow tever from contracting it when exposed to its infection?" Dr. Tebault replied: " In 3866-67 1 was health officer of this city and had just returned from the confed erate army. I was unacclimated, like all these who returned. The epidemic of z867 was the moat general epidemic this city has ever had and it was the mildest, because of the reaeclimation of its returning citizens. Being in the midst of it as health officer, and in connection with my own practice, I toncluded to test the possibility of hvoiding taking it and put myself under treatment while actively engaged in my work. I es eaped, not only that year, but several years afterwards under that treatment, and only finally had the disease after I had stopped the treatment for the purpose of reacclimat ing myself by braving it. Since then, dur ing the various epidemics we have had of this fever, I have repeatedly given it with stCcess to patients who are unacclimated. In s878 the favorable experience repeated itself. One prominent family, living in the tmidst of where yellow fever prevailed, left the city when the first case was announced. After reaching the northern part of Georgia one child. was taken seriously ill and this brought the family to Atlanta for more care ful treatment. The physician in Atlanta advised the gentleman, in the interest of this child, to come further south. The father accordingly telegraphed me and said he was willing to run great risks in coming to New Orleans; that he had heard me speak of this preventive treatment and if I would put his family on it, he would be willing to take the risk and return to New Orleans. I advised against thts course, as he was out of the city, but, as he begged me to undertake it for him, 1 wrote him direct ing him what to do, and told him when he had taken that treatment for one week for himself and family to telegraph me. At the end of the week, he telegraphed he had fol lowed my directions and awaited what I had to say. I teleprahed him to come. IHis family consisted of himself and wife, three children, and two white servants. All unac climated. i;s home was at the corner of aronne and Euterpe streets, a raised cot tage and was surrounded by a nest of yellow fever cases. The entire familfescaped the disease. .'At present, in view of the scare which obtains, I advise my patients who are ap pirehensive to take the same treatment, and masny are doing so. It is a simple remedy, an excellent tonic, even if one were in health, and therefore can do no possible harm. Tblhollowing is the prescription: R Quinine Sulph., gr. C. Linchonydiae Sulph., gr. C. Puiv. Iactopeptine, gr. L. Mixed. Ft. Capsitles No. C. S. One three times a day, one hour be fore or one hour after meals. The above is for adults or children able to swallow a capsule. For children of 5 rcars and under I give the following: Tincturae Xanthoxyli, 1-2 drachm. Glycerine, 1-2 drachm. Batley's Liquor Cinchoniae. 7 drachms. Mixed. For a nursing baby 1-2 a drop to : drop three times a day, and to older children from two to three drops three times a day. Half a drop can be produced by dropping a a drop into a spoon and dropping that drop into another spoon. The simplest way to administer it is to put it pure on the tongue, and the baby can nurse immediately after it, or the older child can take a drink of water. Adults who cannot take capsules or pills can take six drops of this liquid three times a day in a little water. ,-This seems very simple, but the simple things sometimes do a great deal for us, and as nothing is suggested by anyone better than this, I give it as the result of my own experience for the benefit of those who chose to try it. "I would recommend all infected places, or supposed to be infected, or under sur veillance, to adopt this treatment at once and give it a thorough test. This treat ment i s distinctly recommended not to the sick but to those who are perfectly well, and before any symptoms are presented. As yellow fever commences with a distinct chill, this treatment would prevent that chill if taken an time, and, of course the following fever. If sickness of this description oc curs in the Mississippi valley, let this treat ment be followed at the very outset of a threatened invasion of yellow fever, and if nay experience is not amiss, I think this will be found a very valuable suggestion. It will certainly give hope to one who cannot leave. and who has a terror for the malady. It will also give courage to those who have to return to infected localities. Before enter ing an infected locality, the treatment should be taken for at least a week before, and it should be taken faithfully, without any intermission, in the infected locality, unatil all danger has passed, and for a short time afterward. This prescription ought to he put up by druggists who should com pound it faithfully anrd not change it in or d4r-to cheapen it, because if only one-half the quantity or one-fourth the quantity is Jven in a capsule, it is not the suggested aremedy." Dr. Tebault then said that he had not yet seen a full explanation of the suspicious cases in this city. He describes the symptoms and stages of yellow fever as follows. -"Yellow fever is an infections, acute and e* ttlve fever. The eraption is so faint in some-cases that it .is overlooked before the laytcian sees the case, but if seen early and a close inspection is made an eruption will he found on the skin and on the mucous Ieiembrane of the mouth and fauces. The emuption indicates that there is something of as irritaont character. nI therbloll, sad is doubitless the cause of the changes found in the internea viscera, especialy the stomach - .-:-... cai- ., mucous . o t1 lis amisturasef the macous of the sto associated with blood and the gastric juice. This irritant substance circulating in the blood damages the kidney and is the cause of the albumen found in the urine atsocated with this disease. Yellow fever has three stages, the first febrile, is ushered in sud denly with a chilly senation, and often a distlanct rigor. Fever rises rapidly; there is asbre or less headache and other pains, and more or less irritability of the stomach, with nausea. The first stage lasts from twenty four hours to three days. This is followed by a remission, or second stage, where the fever subsides, pains disappear, and the patient either rapidly convalesces or merges into the third stage, known as the stage of collapse. In this stage the fever becomes very much higher; the gastric isritability increases into great nausea and repeated vomitgs. Albumen is found in the urine, and frequent ly blood oozes from all the mucous surfaces and is passed by the bowels. Black vomit is associated with this stage, the patient dy ing from exhaustion or gradually recovers by slow stages. "In the first stage, the peculiar odor of yellow fever Is found about the second day, and the eyes and capillary circulation are congested. - All of these are intensified in the third stage. "I believe that where a continued fever of three days' duration, completely remit ting about the third day,-is associated with black vomit and albumen in the urine, and jaundiced appearance about the mucous membrane of the eye, and a slight ;aundiced appearance about the surface of the body, associated with pains in the head and back, and other portions of the body, and more or less gastric irritability, it matters not if this be an isolated case or in the midst of many, I would consider it yellow fever. "The shades which separate the symp toms of the yellow and remittent types of fever are sometimes so slight that the bil iouns remittent has frequently been consid ered and classified as true yellow fever, but this apparent similarity vanishes on close and continuous inspection, for the essential and distinctive marks are observed which stamp each with individuality. "The differences may thus be summa rized: YELLOW FEVER. First-Is essentially infections and found in cities. Second-Chiefly vigorous and young con stitutions fall victims to it. Colored popu lation less liable than white. Third-Temperature in bad cases very high. Fourth-Usually attacks at night. Fifth - Severe nausea and vomiting throughout. Epigastric tenderness early and decided; black vomit; headache-occi pital. Sixth-Hemorrhage from gunms and va riout parts of the body. Seventh-Tongue clean, or but slightly coated; pulse variable, becoming slow in last stages. Eighth-Eye highly injected and humid; expression often fierce or anxious. Ninth-Pain in back, very severe; also pains in calves and over eyes. Tenth-Delirium rare; mind generally clear and cheerful. Eleventh-Urine generally albuminous, suppression common. Twelvelh - muscular prostration slight; convalescence rapid; no sequelae. Thisteenth-Liver affected and slightly enlarged. Fourteenth-Spleen not affected. Fifteenth-one attack affords an almost certain immunity. Sixtrenth-Morality very high. Seventeenth-Peculiar smell often per ceptible. Eighteenth-Never merges into intermit tent. Nineteenth-Autopsies show great con gestion, imflammation, ulceration and soft ening of stomach; liver enlarged, fatty, yellowish in color, its secreting cells filled with oil globules; heart often exhibits disin tegration of the muscular fibers. BILIOUS REMITTENT. First-It is not infectious and found usu ally in the country. Second-All ages and constitutions liable, and the weakest more so. Colored popula tion liable. Third-Temperature not extraordinarily high. Fourth-Usually attacks in daytime. Fifth-Nausea and vomiting moderate. Epigastric tenderness slight. Headache frontal. Sixth- No hemorrhagic tendency. Seventh-Tongue heavily coated; pulse varies little, remaining quick until oon valescence sets is, Eighth-Eye and physiognomy not pecu hliar. Ninth-Pain slight or absent, headache mederate. Tenth-Delirium frequent; mind always dull. Eleventh-Albuminous urine rare; sup pression also rare. Twelveth-Much muscular Frostration; convalescence slow; sequelae various and tedious. Thirteenth-Liver not affected. Fourteenth-Spleen invariably affected. Fifteenth-One attack seems rather to predispose to others. Sixteenth-Morality slight. Seventeenth-No peculiar smell observed. Eighteenth-Often merges in intermittent. Nineteenth-Autopsies show congestion of stomach, but rarely inflammation; liver of an olive or bronze hue; not fatty; spleen enlarged. Mons. Goldine, the wonder of 1 the present century, the human knot, at Great Scott Fair and I World's Exposition,Scott, La., Oct. 9 and so. SOalmmesa. L. 41 me1a reowned s a lead S Over 100Gold ad Sliver Med a"la Diplomas et., awarded us dy merosa and Zuropea Couse tnicluteos U we-t e eIatfag sad Aditalod [ _aM.p-as:--r- , sary @th In tho South1. 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