Sunday, January 26, 2014

FOVA #13: Radium Remedies Co.

Magazine: The Strand Magazine
Date: Circa 1904 (elsewhere on the page is a reference to the St. Louis World's Fair)
Company: Radium Remedies Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Product: Radium Remedies
Text: Chronic Diseases, Consumption, Cancer, Bright's Disease, Rheumatism and all forms of (supposedly) incurable diseases yield quickly, and are permanently cured by the Eighth Wonder of the World, Radium. "The most wonderful scientific discovery of recent years." — British Medical Journal. There is no guess work or experimenting about Radium. People who want to be cured can be cured quickly. Full particulars about Radium and our Remedies which make a scientific application of the marvelous new power to the treatment of the above mentioned diseases and Asthma, Catarrh, Bronchitis, Dyspepsia, Liver and Kidney Troubles, Malaria, Nervous Disorders, Eczema and Partial Paralysis, will be sent FREE upon receipt of inquiry and a statement of your case.

Note: This was a bad idea, right?

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