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 - Hiccough Victim Is Deluged With 'Cure'...
Hiccough Victim Is Deluged With 'Cure' Offerings FORT SMITH, Ark., July 26— —As Frank Oglesby, Jenny Lind relief worker, began his ninth day of continuous hiccough- ing in a hospital here today, relief headquarters and hospital attendants were flooded with telegrams, letters and telephone calls from all sections of the United States offer ing "sure cures" for the sufferer. Mrs. Catherine Wilson, case relief worker, was kept busy answering telephone calls and receiving 'sure fire cures." The cures, some coming from as far away as St. Augustine, Fla., were nearly as varied as they were numerous. Everything from a "stiff drink of whisky—the older the better" to the popular "nine drops of water, swallowed without breathing" were offered. Meanwhile, attending physicians said they had tried none of the remedies, and said they were considering operating. So serious has Oglesby's condition become, physicians have strapped his body with adhesive tape to prevent violent jerkings frorn injuring him internally. xOglesby, who has lost 40 pounds since he began hiccoughing, suffered the attack when he hiccoughed while straining under the weight of .a large stone he was carrying on a relief project.

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  1. Miami Daily News-Record,
  2. 26 Jul 1935, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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