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April 30, 1932


Author Affiliations

Wakefield, R. I.

JAMA. 1932;98(18):1586. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02730440066028

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To the Editor:  —Apropos of your editorial "A Suggested Treatment for the Depression," in which you speak of recovering the gold from teeth, several years ago I called attention to a type of gold digger: the sifter of human ashes.It was a true story, too; the manager of a crematory sifted the ashes of the dead and took the metal to a refiner, who recovered the gold. Who cared if the manager could have a new model Ford each year? It required intelligence to think of this plan and any man is entitled to recompense when his brain clicks!

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