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The Mountain Trail December 23, 1938
incurability, and the relationship be
tween a cold and consumption.
Under the modern methods of treat
ment the disease can be cured almost
invariably in the first stages and can
be cured frequently in the more advancod
stages. To express the curability of
tuberculosis in figures, it may be stated
that 75^ of the incipient cases and 40%
of all cases, exclusive of the dying ones,
can be cured.
The method of treatment by which
these results can be accomplished may be
briefly summed up as follows: first,
proper use of an abundance of easily di
gested food; second, a proper life in
the open air; third, such medication as
will aid the forces of nature in their
battle against the disease.
Expensive govorn'nent departments
have been created and millions of dol
lars have been expended in attempts to
prevent the domestic cow from giving
tuberculosis to human beings. It has
been well known for years, in the med
ical profession at least, that the
testimony upon v/hich tho cow has been
convicted of giving tuberculosis to
human beings was inadequate. At best
the case against the cow is a negative
one. She has tuberculosis and man has
tuberculosis. She has never been able
to prove thr.t she does not give the dis
ease to man; and, as man eats her flesh
and drinks her milk, it is quite certain
that he must get the disease from her.
However, this is not the only way in
wjiich tho disease may bo contracted.
The replacing of error with truth
in tho public mind is the all-important
stop toward the extermination of the
disease - tuberculosis,
GOOD TTCAGE poem
Not "It is him," but "It is ho,"
Not "It is her," but "It is she."
Not "It is me," but "It is I."
I wonder who can tell me why.’
Little "I ain*t" and little "He
Came into my class one day.
Little "I’m not" and "He doesn’t"
I called to drive them away.
"I ain’t goin"
I heard a girl say;
"I am not going"is a much better way.
"I ain’t goin’ to do that"
Is bad to say;
If you care for your s peech.
You vrill correct it to-dayj
"lYe was" and "You was" and "They was",
■iVhat an offence to the ear.’
"\Te were" and "You were" and "They
^'fQ always prefer to hear.’
There is a little word named "Got,"
V/hich should be thrown into a great
And boiled and boiled and boiled
And then be canned and put away.
The greatest favorite in all the land
Is a word of three letters, the little
I will think of this rhyme very often
If avoiding its use will profit me.’
There’s a v/ord of throe letters.
It’s spoiled G-O-T
This little word says
You should seldom use me.’
"I seen" and "I done"
"I come" for "I came".
To use such expressions
Is truly a shame,’
"Me and Mary v/ent down the street, "
This is an error we often meet,
"Put yourself last'^' is a very good
Which "Kcjry and I" have learned at