History of Adair County

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Denslow history Company, 1911 - Adair County (Mo.) - 1188 pages
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Page 449 - Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord : Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours: and their works do follow them.
Page 254 - The object of this corporation is to establish a college of osteopathy, the design of which is to improve our present system of surgery, obstetrics and treatment of disease generally, and place the same on a more rational and scientific basis and to impart information to the medical profession, to grant and confer such honors and degrees as are usually granted and conferred by reputable medical colleges.
Page 247 - When every part of the machine is adjusted and in perfect harmony, health will hold dominion over the human organism by laws as natural and immutable as the law of gravitation. Every living organism has within it the power to manufacture and prepare all...
Page 268 - Missouri, or any other legally chartered and regularly conducted School of osteopathy, who shall have been in personal attendance as a student in such school for at least four terms of not less than five months each before graduation, shall be authorized to treat diseases of the human body according to such system...
Page 256 - That the said board of trustees and their successors, for a period of fifty years, shall have full power and authority to appoint a faculty to teach such sciences and arts as are usually taught in medical colleges, and in addition thereto, the science of Osteopathy ; to fill vacancies in the faculty ; to remove the same ; to declare the tenures and duties of all officers and teachers, and fix their compensation therefor; to provide a suitable building and furnish the same, and to fix the amount of...
Page 105 - Major Rogers with the Second Battalion of the Eleventh Regiment Cavalry, Missouri State Militia, came into camp at Kirksville from the north. As McNeil was moving towards Kirksville from Newark the day before he had ordered these troops under Morsey and Rogers to move along a line north of him so as to prevent Porter from escaping into Scotland or Schuyler Counties. McNeil thinks that Porter's knowledge of this particular arrangement had obliged him to make his stand at Kirksville. The arrival of...
Page 468 - Die when I may, I want it said of me by those who knew me best, that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
Page 102 - ... upon the wounded who had been brought to what was known as the Ivie building, which stood on the northeast corner of the square where Griffith now has his grocery store. The amputated limbs were thrown out the window of the building into the alley, and it is said that a cart load accumulated there before they could be taken off and buried. The Ivie building was not sufficient to accommodate the wounded so a great many were taken care of at other places in the town. The Federal wounded were cared...
Page 769 - Low? I cannot say ; but you would vastly please us If with some pointed Scripture you could show To which of these belonged the Saviour Jesus. I think to all or none : not curious creeds Or ordered forms of churchly rule he taught, But soul of love that blossomed into deeds With human good and human blessing fraught. On me nor priest, nor presbyter, nor pope, Bishop...
Page 246 - I have concluded, after twenty-five years' close observation and experimenting, that there is no such disease as fever, flux, diphtheria, typhus, typhoid, lung-fever, or any other fever classed under the common head of fever. Rheumatism, sciatica, gout, colic, liver disease, nettle-rash, or croup, on to the end of the list of diseases, do not exist as diseases. All these, separate and combined, are only effects. The cause can be found, and does exist, in the limited and excited action of the nerves...

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