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The Frog remedy for consumption.

--A Toledo (Ohio) paper says:

‘ Some question has risen among our exchanges as to the truth of the statement that a female of this city is in the habit of swallowing six live frogs as a remedy for consumption. We will simply state that there are at the present time more than six ladies of this city swallowing live frogs daily in hopes of permanent eradication of that disease, and if we may credit the statements of our practicing physicians — they are upper ten, too.

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