Tag: Quack Medicine

  • The Healing Hands of Mahlon Locke

    The Healing Hands of Mahlon Locke

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    Dr. Mahlon Locke built a reputation for treating rheumatism in the 1920s and 1930s. Denounced as a “faith healer” but admired as a “foot twister” and “hoof doctor,” he treated thousands of sufferers at his clinic in Williamsburg, Ontario.

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Duane Stabler
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One of America’s best known entertainment personalities was the son of a North Dakota farmer. In a time of innocence and naiveté, but also when guile and deceit were not unknown, Lawrence Welk showed his contemporaries how the American Dream was supposed to work. Hard work pays; so does decency and honesty. Duane Stabler tells us how a musician became a showman.

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