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May 21, 1892

THE SO-CALLED KEELEY CURE.

JAMA. 1892;XVIII(21):652-653. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02411250022006

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Abstract

In previous issues we have directed attention to the fraudulent claims of this much advertised and heralded business. The following clipping is an apt illustration of these pretensions, and which is entirely untrue:

The Keeley treatment for the liquor, opium and tobacco habits has received the endorsement of the United States Government, and will now be used in all of their State and military homes for disabled volunteer soldiers and sailors. This is strong proof of the superiority of the treatment. The patronage of the Keeley institutes has doubled, and in many cases quadrupled, in the past six months.—Galena (Ill.) Gazette, May 12, 1892.

The daily press announces this week that Dr. Keeley occupied the pulpit of Dr. Talmage last Sabbath, where he announced that but three persons knew the constituents of his cure, and that the secret would never be divulged. This is certainly a strange and new

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