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EVERY DRUGGIST WHO PUSHES
WINE OF CARDUI
( $7.84 in one dozen lots.
in three dozen lots.
(6.84 in gross lots. The Chattanooga Medicine Co. San Francisco, Cal., St. Louis, Mo., Chattanooga, Tenn.
YOU CAN HELP THEM AND PROFIT BY IT
We will send a pocket Urinalysis Case and complete Manual (worth $7), to every physician who sends us $3, N. Y. Exchange, for doz. Bioplasm ($1 size—list, $8 per doz.); or, $5 for 1 doz. Bioplasm.
The case is unique and practical-invaluable for bedside urinalysis.
Get your doctors to order. You will make a profit of $7 on each dozen. Only one lot to each doctor while the cases last. Let them all in on it. They will thank you. Stock Bioplasm yourself.
Bioplasm is unequaled in neurasthenia, locomotor ataxia, intestinal disorders and tuberculosis.
WORLD'S FAIR, SH.Cagis, isol
THE MAN BEHIND
S tars ONCE TRIED, ALWAYS USED.
in the world.
COUNTER ALL WE CAN DO
SCOURING, CLEANSING AND POLISHING
recommends it THE BAR-KEEPERS' FRIEND.
to his friends. 1-Pound Box Powder, 25c.
Established 15 Years.
CEORGE WM. HOFFMAN,
Bolo Hanstatura e Proprietor, 206 LAGT WASNINGTON ST., INDIANAPOLIS.
is to put in your hands the very best laxative water we
To put it up in attractive packages.
To tell the public just as much about HEPTOL SPLITS as a liberal expenditure of money in newspapers, bill boards and window displays will accomplish. (Send for sample proofs of our advertising-it will show you we're advertising this different" laxative in a different" way from the other fellow.)
To offer you a liberal profit on your sales and to back you up with our guarantee on each bottle. ALL WE ASK OF YOU
is to put yourself in shape to supply the demand and to occasionally create a little demand of your own by suggesting HEPTOL SPLITS–The Only Perfect Laxative when somebody asks your advice as to a good laxative. Are you supplied? HEPTOL SPLITS costs $5.00 for
case of 50 bottles direct or through your jobber. THE MORRISON HEPTOL CO.
ST. LOUIS, MO.
fry U. S. Metal Polish, guaranteed standard goods, 3-oz. box
Meyer Brothers Druggist
PUBLISHED MONTHLY IN THE INTERESTS OF THE ENTIRE DRUG TRADE.
Index to Advertisements Page 18.
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In the Pharmaceutical Eye is Fabius Chapman
Godbold, of New Orleans. He
M. T, BRESLIN, NEW ORLEANS, LA.
ticeship registration to applicants who cannot furnish satisfacdirects his energies in a man
tory proofs of at least one year's attendance at high school. ner which brings certain re The result of such a rule can be easily realized by FABIUS C. GODBOLD sults.
any pharmacist of Illinois who stops to think about
the trouble and expense necessary to find and secure compends, while publishers and candidates for regisan apprentice who can comply with such a regula- | tration consider the quiz compend series to be just tion. We feel that we are well within the bounds of about the proper thing. We have detected an opporfacts when we say that less than one-half of the stu tunity to speak a good word for quiz compends on dents from Illinois who attend colleges of pharmacy account of a purpose they have served in at least one come with proofs of one or more year's high school state. We refer to a board of pharmacy which anwork. They may have what is liberally construed to nounces its avowed purpose of framing its questions be “its equivalent,” but they do not have the actual in such a way that the quiz compend fiends will not schooling as set forth in the above proposition. be able to answer them. This resolution, if practi
We publish elsewhere in this issue of the MEYER cally carried out, will cause the board of pharmacy to BROTHERS DRUGGIST the official report of the Chicago get up sets of questions which are calculated to test the conference and resolutions adopted by the I. Ph. A., | practical ability of the applicants to a greater degree which led to the meeting. These resolutions were in than have the questions of the past. The farther you troduced and passed, as resolutions so often are, by a get away from quiz compend questions the nearer you vote which was formal. The resolutions sounded well, are likely to be to an examination which a competent gave an air of “higher requirements to the proceed. | pharmacist can pass at any time without special cramings and, as some one voting in favor, said to a neigh. ming for the occasion. In this connection we call bor, “will do no harm, as the board of pharmacy can attention to the item relative to examinations which not enforce them.”
was published on page 323 of the MEYER BROTHERS The time may come when the registered pharma DRUGGIST for October. cists of Illinois will all be at least high-school gradu Medical Superstitions are as old as disease of the ates, but that will be when the N. A. R. D. has suc.
human body and as numerous as superstitions in any ceeded in bettering trade conditions and increasing
department of sociology. As the country becomes profits to that point where more high-school graduates
settled and the inhabitants better educated, medical will feel justified in entering the drug trade. The N.
superstitions gradually die out. Many of them comA. R. D. has worked wonders in this direction, but
mon to the settlers of the new West three generations 1906 is too early to require even one year's actual
ago have been lost to history. Some of those still in high-school work on the part of the applicants for
the memory of people now living are being recorded registration as apprentices. This is true even in the
in our Drug Clerks' Department. The editor of that highly educated and enlightened State of Illinois
department is a close observer and has the advantage where the board of pharmacy requires an examination
of exceptional opportunities in studying the thoughts in general education before an applicant can take the
and actions of a class of people who became the examination for registration either as apprentice, as.
pioneers of the Middle West two or three generations sistant or pharmacist.
ago. Mr. H. N. Force, by his contributions, enables We congratulate the conference upon so squarely
the MEYER BROTHERS DRUGGIST to place on record stating the question at issue. It was wise, indeed, to
interesting superstitions which would otherwise soon say, “at least one year's attendance at high school,”
be lost to history. His “Diary of a Drug Clerk” is without adding the usual qualification of or its
written in an interesting style, but also contains careequivalent." This qualifying sentence opens the way
fully prepared and accurate records of conversations to a multitude of subterfuges. The State of Illinois
which have actually occurred within the past few years. is well supplied throughout its great length and entire breadth with good high schools and if one or
But One Price for Advertising Space.-This is the more years of high-school work is to be required, let
rule of the MEYER BROTHERS DRUGGIST which has the law so specify without crippling the requirement
worked satisfactorily for both publisher and advertiswith the indefinite “or its equivalent.” If work in ing patrons during a quarter of a century. We freother educational institutions is to be recognized, they
quently have our attention called to the sliding schedshould be as specifically named as are the high
as specifically named as are the high | ule of advertising prices in force with some publicaschools.
tions, but the justice of our position is quickly comThe board of pharmacy in deciding that it could prehended when it is fully understood that we treat all not legally adopt the recommendations contained in of our advertising patrons alike. This is especially the I. Ph. A. resolutions, in a way, begged the ques evident when our prices are taken into consideration tion; but the real issue of whether or not Illinois in connection with our paid subscription list and the pharmacists are ready to employ only such appren position which the publication holds in the estimatices as have previously had at least one year in high tion of the drug trade. school is still before the trade and profession and
Do You Take an Inventory of your stock of goods? should be calmly discussed in all of its bearings. The If not, you are so far behind the times and out of columns of the MEYER BROTHERS DRUGGIST are open touch with business methods that you cannot possibly to our readers who are ready to express their views.
know whether you are making money or falling beWe invite correspondence on the subject.
hind. The retail drug trade of today requires the Good Work Accomplished by Quiz Compends.- same careful, systematic business methods that are Teachers and board examiners alike frown upon quiz followed in other lines of trade.