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EVERY DRUGGIST WHO PUSHES

WINE OF CARDUI
IS A PROSPEROUS DEALER

BECAUSE
Selling this well known remedy makes him so.

( $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

For cash
WINE OF CARDUI costs:

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.

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SCOURING, CLEANSING AND POLISHING
BAR FIXTURES,
DRAIN BOARDS

AND ALL
Tin, Zino, Brass, Copper,
| Nlokel and all Kitchen and
Plated Utensils.

Because
Class, Wood, Marble, Por,
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every customer

recommends it THE BAR-KEEPERS' FRIEND.

to his friends. 1-Pound Box Powder, 25c.

Established 15 Years.
FOR SALE BY ALL WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS.

CEORGE WM. HOFFMAN,

Bolo Hanstatura e Proprietor, 206 LAGT WASNINGTON ST., INDIANAPOLIS.

is to put in your hands the very best laxative water we
know how-ope that acts on a different and more whole-
some principle than any other laxative, purgative or
cathartic you or any of your customers ever used, read
about or heard about.

To put it up in attractive packages.
To make it pleasant to take.

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

retails 10c.

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Meyer Brothers Druggist

PUBLISHED MONTHLY IN THE INTERESTS OF THE ENTIRE DRUG TRADE.

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PUBLISHED MONTHLY.
C. F. G. MEYER, PUBLISHER.

Index to Advertisements Page 18.

Christopher Garver, of Bloomington, president of H, M. WHELPLEY, Ph. G., M. D., . . . . . . Editor. the Illinois Pharmaceutical Association, extends our

readers a hearty greeting from the frontispiece of the TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION:

MEYER BROTHERS DRUGGIST for December.
United States and Canada, per year...........................$1 00
Foreign (Postal Union), per year............................. 1 25

M. T. Breslin, of New Orleans, president of the N. Single Copies............

.......... 10 | A. R. D. for 1905-6, was represented on the frontispiece Sample copies sent free on application.

of the MEYER BROTHERS DRUGGIST for November. Please remit in funds that are bankable in St. Louis.

To discontinue a subscription, notice must be sent to office of publication and all arrears paid.

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ADVERTISING RATES.

(WE HAVE BUT ONE PRICE.)
One-fourth page, 3 months (2 5-6x4 1-4 inches).............$ 27 00
One-fourth page, 6 months (2 5-6x4 1-4 inches)............. 45 00
One-fourth page, 9 months (2 5-6x4 1-4 inches)........... 65 00
One-fourth page, 1 year (2 5-6x4 1-4 inches)........... 82 50
One-half page, 3 months (4 1-1x6 inches)........... 51 00
One-half page, 6 months (4 1-4x6 inches)

87 00
One-half page, 9 months (4 1-4x6 inches)...... . 125 00
One-half page, 1 year (4 1-4x6 inches)... ..... 157 50
One page,

6 months (6 x8 1-2 inches).... ...... 160 00 One page, 1 year (6 x8 1-2 inches)............. 300 00

ADDNESS ALL COMMUNICATIONS TO THE

MEYER BROTHERS DRUGGIST 222 SOUTH BROADWAY,

ST. LOUIS, Mo., U S. A.

In the Pharmaceutical Eye is Fabius Chapman

Godbold, of New Orleans. He
is first vice-president of the

M. T, BRESLIN, NEW ORLEANS, LA.
A. Ph. A., secretary of the
Louisiana Board of Pharmacy, It Is Fortunate for the Pharmacists of Illinois that
treasurer of the local pharma the recent conference of the State Board of Pharmacy,
cists' association, member of with representatives of the colleges of pharmacy of
the executive committee of the Chicago and the retail druggists of Illinois did not re-
state association and one of sult in the adoption of a measure which would lead
the staunchest friends and the board of pharmacy to at once put into operation
most able workers in the N. the following proposed regulation:
A. R. D. He is deliberate in The State Board of Pharmacy should refuse to grant appren-
both acts and judgement, and

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

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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.

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