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JAMA 100 Years Ago
November 17, 2004


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JAMA 100 Years Ago Section Editor: Jennifer Reiling, Assistant Editor.

JAMA. 2004;292(19):2411. doi:10.1001/jama.292.19.2411-c

Julia Marlowe, the actress, announces to the public that she likes her whisky with a little bitter in it. At least, the newspapers are publishing her photograph with the following testimonial: “I am glad to write my endorsement of the great remedy, Peruna, as a nerve tonic. I do so most heartily.—Julia Marlowe.” Perhaps it will not be deemed wholly flippant if it is noted that those who take their whisky straight, as a “nerve tonic,” do not usually write testimonials thereof.

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