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Identifier: physicalculture201908macf
Title: Physical culture
Year: 1899 (1890s)
Authors: MacFadden, Bernarr Aldolphus, 1858-
Subjects: Physical education and training
Publisher: New York : Physical Culture Publishing Co.
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Smithsonian Libraries

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nprove to you that there is such a disease asappendicitis, which originates in the appendixitself, and if go on, forms anabscess in the lumen of the appendix, and inthe majority of cases, if left alone will burstthe wall of the over-distended appendix, thussending its deadly poisonous contents into the general peritoneal cavity and causing generalperitonitis and later death. I have operated on several cases of appendi-citis and can produce as evidence, appendiceswhich have been perforated by, appendicularabscess, and have actually become gangrenousin character, when found in the body of thepatient. The cuts that you have to representthe appendix and adjacent viscera are of therudest that could be pictured by a grammarschool student. I am very sorry to see myprofession torn to pieces in such a shamefulmanner, and if there are some black sheep in it,the better ones should not suffer. I think itmy duty to uphold them. Dr. G. J. Sweeney. 1159 -Masonic Av., San Francisco, Cal.

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Trom Stereograph, copyright by Underwood & Underwood, New York City A Dangerous Task—Painting the Bali which surmounts a flagpole on top of one ofNew York Citys many tall buildings. Flatiron Building shown in background108 The Steeplejacks Perilous Occupation By SYDNEY CUMMINGS THERE is, perhaps, no known oc-cupation that is more danger-ous than that followed by theordinary steeplejack. To thefollowers of this occupation, fear mustbe practically unknown. They climbover dizzy heights with as much non-chalance as an ordinary person travelsover a sidewalk. This is an occupation which demandsnerve. It requires absolute fear-lessness, for one must be able to thinkquickly and clearly at all times. Itrequires very great strength, for fre-quently great muscular power is neededto actually save ones life. The photograph reproduced on oppo-site page shows a member of thisstrange craft at work on a flagpole lo-cated on one of the many high buildingsin New York City. In the backgroundyou wil

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