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October 13, 1934


JAMA. 1934;103(15):1153-1154. doi:10.1001/jama.1934.02750410043013

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The publicity accorded to Mahlon Locke, Canada's newest contribution to faith healing, has aroused great interest among both the medical profession and the public. The profits to be derived from the sale of shoes to persons suffering with chronic diseases affecting the bones and joints has induced many a department store to add a Locke department to its shoe section. Disciples of the Canadian healer journey about with a motion picture film demonstrating Locke himself in action at the shrine in Ontario. In this picture the stage is set for the introduction of Dr. Locke by pictures of trains, motor cars and other means of transportation bringing the searchers for relief from pain and crippling to Williamsburg. Then are seen his diplomas in medicine. The doctor is next viewed at home and one is privileged not only to meet him in person but to view his hands in a close-up,

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